A screen grab image taken on Thursday shows a ballistic missile being launched from an unknown location in North Korea early on Wednesday. Photo: KCTV via AFP

North Korea has conducted three missile launches in eight days but Donald Trump says ‘no problem’

  • Pyongyang is furious over joint US-South Korean military exercises due to start next week
  • Progress towards actual denuclearisation has been slow, with Pyongyang yet to agree to give up any of its weapons
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A screen grab image taken on Thursday shows a ballistic missile being launched from an unknown location in North Korea early on Wednesday. Photo: KCTV via AFP
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An undated photo of a North Korean missile launch released in June. Photo: KCNA via Reuters

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles in latest ‘warning’ to South over military drills with US

  • The North is banned from ballistic missile launches under UN Security Council resolutions but it was the second such firing in less than a week
  • Washington stations nearly 30,000 troops in the South to defend it from its neighbour, which invaded in 1950
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An undated photo of a North Korean missile launch released in June. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
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