An undated photo released on Thursday shows the North Korean cargo ship Wise Honest. Photo: US Justice Department via AP

US seizes North Korean coal ship ‘Wise Honest’, accuses Pyongyang of violating sanctions

  • Justice Department officials say vessel was used to illicitly ship coal and deliver heavy machinery to North Korea
  • This is the first time US has seized a ‘sanctions-busting’ North Korean ship
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An undated photo released on Thursday shows the North Korean cargo ship Wise Honest. Photo: US Justice Department via AP
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A test of weapon systems in North Korea. Photo: AP

North Korea fires off more missiles as it ridicules Seoul’s objections

  • South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement on Thursday that the North had fired two short-range missiles eastwards
  • It follows an earlier launch on Sunday of multiple long-range rocket launchers – the first in more than 500 days
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A test of weapon systems in North Korea. Photo: AP
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