North Korea says latest launch was test of tactical guided missiles

1/2 North Korea said Tuesday that its latest weapons test verified the accuracy of a tactical guided missile system. Analysts say Pyongyang fired a pair of KN-24 solid-fuel short-range ballistic missiles, highly maneuverable weapons based on the American ATACMS. Photo by KCNA/EPA-EFE SEOUL, Jan. 18 (UPI) — North Korea confirmed the accuracy of a pair…

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North Korea launches possible ballistic missile, Japanese and South Korean officials say

Kim Tong-Hyung  |  Associated PressSEOUL, South Korea – North Korea on Friday fired at least one possible ballistic missile in its third weapons launch this month, officials in South Korea and Japan said, in an apparent reprisal for fresh sanctions imposed by the Biden administration for its continuing test launches.South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff…

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U.S. imposes sanctions after series of North Korean missile tests

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Wednesday imposed its first sanctions over North Korea’s weapons programs following a series of North Korean missile launches, including two since last week.The sanctions targeted six North Koreans, one Russian and a Russian firm Washington said were responsible for procuring goods for the programs from Russia and China.The U.S.…

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N. Korea test fires ‘submarine-launched’ ballistic missile into waters off Japan

North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, pulling Japan’s new prime minister off the campaign trail and overshadowing the opening of a major arms fair in Seoul. The launch, reported by officials in South Korea and Japan, came after US and South Korean envoys met in Washington to discuss the nuclear…

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North Korea says ‘successfully’ test-fired new long-range missile

/ Asia / Pacific Issued on: 12/09/2021 – 23:52 The Academy of National Defense Science conducts long-range cruise missile tests in North Korea, as pictured in this combination of undated photos supplied by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 13, 2021. © KCNA via Reuters North Korea has test-fired what it called…

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North Korea rejects AstraZeneca vaccine over side-effects, think tank says

North Korea has rejected planned shipments of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine that were being organized under the global COVAX distribution scheme due to concerns over side effects, a South Korean think-tank said on Friday.COVAX has said it would provide nearly 2 million doses of AstraZeneca’s shots to North Korea. The first batch had been expected in…

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