North Korea Test Fires Two Railway-Borne Guided Missiles, Its Third This Year

North Korea Test Fires Two Railway-Borne Guided Missiles, Its Third This Year

North Korea fired two railway-borne tactical guided missiles, state media reported Saturday, the country’s third weapons test this month despite a volley of new United States sanctions. South Korea’s military said it had detected the launch of two short-range ballistic missiles Friday afternoon, just hours after Pyongyang accused the United States of “provocation” over fresh […]

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North Korea Test Fires Another Ballistic Missile, Its Second In A Span Of One Week

North Korea Test Fires Another Ballistic Missile, Its Second In A Span Of One Week

North Korea fired a “suspected ballistic missile” into the sea, South Korea’s military said Tuesday, less than a week after Pyongyang reported testing a hypersonic missile. The early-morning launch came as the UN Security Council met in New York to discuss last week’s test of what Pyongyang called a hypersonic missile. “Our military detected a […]

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'Hostile forces, Covid-19': North Korea To Not Attend Beijing Winter Olympics

‘Hostile forces, Covid-19’: North Korea To Not Attend Beijing Winter Olympics

In a letter to China, North Korea blamed “hostile forces” and COVID-19 risks for not being able to attend the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing and accused the United States of trying to prevent the Games’ success, state media said on Friday. It was unclear whether the letter from North Korea’s Olympic Committee and Sports […]

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North Korea's Kim Says Focus on Economy, Food Production for 2022

North Korea’s Kim Says Focus on Economy, Food Production for 2022

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un put the economy front and centre of an agenda-setting speech at the end of a key ruling party meeting, state media reported Saturday, with no mention of the United States. Instead of the policy positions on diplomacy for which Kim’s New Year statements have been closely watched in recent […]

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