North Korea missile test

North Korea tests suspected submarine-launched missile

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch occurred from waters near the eastern port city of Sinpo, where North Korea has a major shipyard building submarines.

published on : 7th May 2022

US, Japan, South Korea meet in Hawaii to discuss North Korea

Defense chiefs from the three countries last week said North Korea’s recent missile tests were destabilizing regional security.

published on : 13th February 2022

Biden-Kishida talks to touch on North Korea, China

The virtual meeting comes after North Korea earlier this week suggested it might resume nuclear and long-range missile testing that has been paused for more than three years.

published on : 21st January 2022

North Korea claims successful test of hypersonic missile

The report by North Korean state media came a day after the militaries of the United States, South Korea and Japan said they detected North Korea firing a suspected ballistic missile.

published on : 12th January 2022

Japan's PM interrupts campaign as N Korea test fires missile

Responding to North Korean missile launches, Fumio Kishida said he had instructed his government to consider all options, including allowing Japanese forces to acquire pre-emptive strike capability.

published on : 19th October 2021

North Korea says it tested rail-launched ballistic missiles for first time

Wednesday's launches underscored a return of the tensions between the rivals amid a prolonged stalemate in U.S.-led talks aimed at stripping North Korea of its nuclear weapons programme.

published on : 16th September 2021

EXPLAINER: Missile tests renew North Korea's regional threat

Experts say the missiles launched over the weekend resemble in appearance U.S. Tomahawk cruise missiles and are likely designed to overwhelm the missile defences of North Korea's neighbours.

published on : 13th September 2021

US Congress agrees on combined Russia, Iran, North Korea sanctions bill

The US Congress reached an agreement to impose new sanctions on Russia for its alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election and its actions in Ukraine.

published on : 23rd July 2017

US to test anti-missile system amid North Korea tensions

The US Missile Defense Agency has said that it would soon test an anti-ballistic missile system, days after North Korea demonstrated its arsenal was capable of striking parts of Alaska.

published on : 8th July 2017

Putin warns against 'losing cool' on North Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin today underlined the importance of staying calm in the North Korea crisis, saying nuclear-armed Pyongyang should be dealt with in a "pragmatic" manner.

published on : 7th July 2017

Could America shield Alaska from a North Korean missile?

The US military has faith that its high-tech defensive systems could fend off any attack from North Korea -- at least for now.

published on : 6th July 2017

ICBM test: US warns using military force against North Korea

Without giving details of the resolution, Nikki Haley said if the international community is unified, it can cut off the major sources of hard currency to the North Korean regime.

published on : 6th July 2017

Russia opposes sanctions, military action against North Korea at UN

Russia told the UN Security Council today that it opposed new sanctions against North Korea and that a military option was "inadmissible."

published on : 6th July 2017

US seeks new UN sanctions after North Korea missile escalation

The Security Council adopted two sanctions resolutions last year to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang and deny leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency needed to fund his military programs.

published on : 6th July 2017

South Korea's President Moon urges more sanctions against North over ICBM test

Moon is due to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump tomorrow evening.

published on : 6th July 2017
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