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North Korea test-fires new anti-aircraft missile

SEOUL North Korea said Friday it test-fired a new type of anti-aircraft missile a day earlier capable of downing air targets at longer distances with enhanced accuracy. The North's Academy of Defence Science carried out the test aimed…

North Korea confirms missile launches from train

North Korea said Thursday that a railway-borne missile regiment held a firing drill each day earlier, confirming the launches, apparently from a train, of two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea. "The railway-borne missile…

North Korea conducts second missile test in less

SEOUL North Korea test-fired what seemed to be two ballistic missiles, in Pyongyang’s second major weapons test in but a week. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff of Staff said North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into waters off…

North Korea fires projectile toward eastern sea

SEOUL, South Korea North Korea fired an unidentified projectile off its East Coast on Wednesday, South Korea’s military said, two days after the North claimed to possess tested a replacement missile in its first weapons test in six…

North Korea’s Kim apologizes over shooting death

SEOUL, South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologized Friday over the killing of a South Korea official near the rivals’ disputed sea boundary, saying he’s “very sorry” about the “unexpected” and “unfortunate” incident, South…

North Korea says it has no plans for talks with US

SEOUL, South Korea North Korea on Saturday reiterated it has no immediate plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States unless Washington discards what it describes as “hostile” polices toward Pyongyang. The statement by…

North Korea seeks crisis to force concessions

Seoul, South Korea North Korea's spectacular destruction of its liaison office with the South is part of a series of staged provocations aimed at forcing concessions from Seoul and Washington, analysts say. The South's President Moon…

South Korea has 86 new cases, total over 10,000

SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has reported 86 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing its caseload above 10,000. South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said about half of the new cases came from the densely…