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North Korea fires three missiles into Sea of Japan
It marks the end of a year of growing tensions on the Korean peninsula.
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North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea
South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said it detected a single launch of a presumed ballistic missile from an area near the North Korean capital.
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North Korea says hypersonic missile made first test flight
The Korean Central News Agency said the missile met key technical requirements set out by defence scientists.
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North Korea confirms missile tests as Biden warns of response
Pyongyang is pushing to bolster the country’s military power.
# North Korea
Kim Jong-un may be preparing a missile or space launch, says US report
The images were taken before Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s meeting in Hanoi for their high-stakes summit, which ended in failure.
# take cover
Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack
It comes just days after another false alarm terrified residents in Hawaii.
# UN Security Council
North Korea ally China joins UN Security Council in condemning missile launch over Japan
North Korea’s only major ally said “we are going to make a necessary response”.
# hostile
US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile
The missile flew more than 700 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea).
# tensions
North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger
The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.
# tensions rise
North Korea reportedly test-fires another ballistic missile
The South Korean military reports the firing of an unidentified missile by its northern neighbour.
# try try again
North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch
North Korea is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programmes.
# Security Council
UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launch
The council agreed statement describing the test-firing of the missile as a “grave violation” of resolutions.
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Launchbury banned for England's remaining Tests after 'recklessly' kicking opponent
England will be without the Wasps captain for their games against Argentina and Australia.
# Flexing muscles
North Korea launches three ballistic missiles as world leaders meet at G20
The missiles were fired into the Sea of Japan without navigational warning being given to that country.
# tensions
John Kerry pushes for talks as North Korea threatens defiant missile launch
There is speculation that North Korea will try a missile test today to coincide with birthday celebrations for former leader Kim Il-Sung.