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North Korea launches apparent ICBM ahead of South Korea-Japan summit

People watch a TV broadcasting a news report on North Korea firing a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, March 16, 2023.

Seoul, South Korea Reuters North Korea fired a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan on Thursday, hours before South Korea’s President was due to fly to Tokyo for a summit expected to discuss ways to counter the nuclear-armed North. North Korea has conducted multiple missile launches this week […]

North Korean leader Kim observes missile test to enhance nuclear capabilities

North Korea Kim Jong un missile test

Seoul, South KoreaReuters North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has observed the test firing of a new type of tactical guided weapon aimed at boosting the country’s nuclear capabilities, the North’s KCNA state news agency reported on Sunday. The report comes amid signs North Korea could soon resume nuclear testing according to South Korean and US […]

North Korea says Thursday launch was ‘new-type’ ICBM Hwasong-17 – state media

South Korea Seoul watching missile launch

Seoul, South KoreaReuters North Korea said it tested a new, powerful type of intercontinental ballistic missile on Thursday, marking an end to a self-imposed moratorium on long-range testing in place since 2017 and drawing international condemnation. State media said leader Kim Jong-un directly guided the test of the Hwasong-17, a “new type” of intercontinental ballistic […]