People watch a TV news insert on the latest launch. Photo: AP

North Korea fires short-range missiles, rejects talks with South’s ‘impudent’ Moon Jae-in

  • The two projectiles were fired from near the city of Tongchon into the Sea of Japan
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has labelled the missile launches a ‘solemn warning’ over US-South Korean joint military drills
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People watch a TV news insert on the latest launch. Photo: AP
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watches the launch of a ballistic missile at an unknown location in North Korea early on July 31. Photo: AFP

North Korea warns it could cut off contact with South over military drills with US

  • North Korea’s Foreign Ministry blasts South Korea for continuing its military drills with the United States,
  • It said that future dialogue will be held strictly between Pyongyang and Washington and not between the Koreas
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watches the launch of a ballistic missile at an unknown location in North Korea early on July 31. Photo: AFP
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