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  • Jul 25, 2014
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South Korea slams North Korea’s ‘provocative’ missile launches

South Korea on Sunday condemned North Korea’s latest short-range missile launches as “provocative” and again urged it to hold talks about a suspended jointly run industrial park.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Japan issues order to shoot down any North Korea missile

Japan has ordered its armed forces to shoot down any North Korean missile headed towards its territory, a defence ministry spokesman said on Monday as speculation grows Pyongyang may fire one this week.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

North Korea military test-fire short range missiles

North Korea’s military fired short-range missiles into the East Sea (Sea of Japan) on Friday, Yonhap reported, at a time of heightened tensions following Pyongyang’s recent nuclear test.

15 Mar 2013 - 11:32pm

North Korea signals ‘high-intensity’ action as world debates nuclear test date

North Korea’s ruling party called for the staging of a “high-intensity” action and further long-range rocket launches, state media reported on Tuesday, ahead of an expected nuclear test.

The report on a meeting of the Korean Workers’ Party politburo made no specific reference to a nuclear detonation, which some analysts are now suggesting may not be as imminent as initially believed.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

UN to sanction North Korea space agency

The UN Security Council will order sanctions against North Korea’s space agency in a resolution to be passed this week condemning a ballistic launch, a diplomatic source said on Monday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am