N.Korea's official news agency said Kim Jong Un presided over the Politburo where officials set policy goals for 'immediately bolstering' the North’s military capabilities to counter the Americans.
The Arrow Weapon System is part of an array of missile defenses Israel has developed in recent years to protect itself in any future conflict with archenemy Iran or regional militant groups like Hamas
The South Korean and Japanese militaries didn’t immediately say what kind of ballistic missile the North fired.
Chinese foreign ministry reaction comes after various media outlets reported on India's plan to test its 5000 km-range nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile, Agni-V.
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.
President Moon Jae-in’s office said in a statement that Moon observed the test of a domestically built submarine-launched ballistic missile.
The statement said South Korean and U.S. intelligence authorities are analyzing more details about the North Korean launches.
As per the military's media wing, missile Ghaznavi is capable of delivering multiple types of warheads up to a range of 290 kilometres.
The silo construction project could provide China -- which celebrated its 100th anniversary on Thursday at the Tiananmen Square -- a means of concealing its nuclear weapons.
The missile capable of carrying different types of warheads will operate as battlefield support system to the Indian Army.
Le Drian's office says a key part of the trip will be diplomacy over the war in Syria and trying to get Iran to use its influence on Syrian President Bashar Assad to agree to a ceasefire.
North Korea on Wednesday successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile, with leader Kim Jong-Un declaring his country had now achieved full nuclear statehood.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un declared his country had achieved its long-cherished goal of full-fledged nuclear statehood after successfully testing ballistic missile.
The missile was fired into the Sea of Japan and flew for more than 900 km and reached a height of 4,000 km, which is the highest a North Korean missile has flown to date.
An initial Pentagon assessment said the missile flew about 1,000 kilometers before splashing down within Japan's maritime Economic Exclusion Zone.