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# Missiles

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2022
# tensions
North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into the sea
South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said that the missiles flew around 130 kilometres toward the North’s western sea.
# North Korea
North Korean nuclear test would meet 'unprecedented' response: US, Japan, South Korea
Seoul and Washington have repeatedly warned that Pyongyang could be close to testing an atomic bomb for the first time since 2017.
# North Korea
North Korea fires ballistic missile, Seoul's military says
It is the latest in a blitz of launches amid tensions over US-led military exercises in the region.
# Ukraine
Zelenskyy says Ukraine has retaken nearly 2,500 square kilometres in new counteroffensive
Ukraine has in recent days made a second significant push to reclaim territory in the Kharkiv and Kherson regions.
# Pyongyang
North Korea fires tests ballistic missiles on eve of Kamala Harris trip
South Korea’s military said it had ‘detected two short-range ballistic missiles fired from the Sunan area in Pyongyang’.
# Missiles
Russia accused of shelling from captured Ukraine nuclear plant
The situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant is “extremely tense”, an official said.
# tests
South Korea's military says North Korea fired ballistic missile
Despite biting sanctions, North Korea has doubled down on its military modernisation drive.
# North Korea
South Korea says North faked launch of so-called 'monster' missile
North Korea claimed to have successfully test-fired a Hwasong-17 missile and released a promotional-style video.
# Tension
India says its military accidentally fired missile into Pakistan
There is a heavy military presence on both sides of the shared border and there have been numerous flare-ups.
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# Truce
Azerbaijan and Armenia report shelling of cities despite ceasefire
Azerbaijani authorities said today that nine civilians had been killed and more than 30 wounded following missile strikes.
# Pyongyang
North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles
South Korea said that the missiles were fired towards the sea.
# Pyongyang
North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months
The lack of testing activity in past months had experts wondering whether the North was holding back its weapons displays.
# Sarmeen
Four children among those killed after missiles hit Syrian school
Missiles fired by Syrian regime forces killed eight civilians today, a war monitor has said.
# Missiles
North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US
The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.
# Explosion
Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week
The far-north town of Nyonoska was affected by the blast during the testing of a jet engine.
# NATO
Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US
NATO said it’s “concerned about the potential consequences” of the purchase.
# Andrew McCabe
‘I don’t care, I believe Putin': Ex-FBI chief details alleged Trump denials about North Korea's nuclear arsenal
Andrew McCabe was acting director general of the FBI after the firing of James Comey.
# Missiles
Israel developing missiles to hit anywhere in Middle East, defence minister says
“The project for setting up a precision rocket and missile system is underway.”
# Progress
EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests
Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.
# hate
'I was the target of lots of missiles, cans, baguettes'
Neymar was also constantly harried and niggled by a series of fouls in the grudge game in Marseille.
# mixed message
Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation
His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.
# War games
'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression
Tensions in the region have been rising.
# Come to the table
US tells North Korea: 'Stop missile tests if you want to talk'
The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a US-drafted sanctions package over the weekend.
# United Nations
New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'
A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.
# Going Nuclear
North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?
The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.
# Trump Card
US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons
Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.
# provocatively close
"A new stage of threat": Condemnation of North Korea as missiles reach Japanese waters
The US and South Korea began annual joint military exercises last week – and they always infuriate Pyongyang.
# Zero Tolerance
Chelsea promise to ban fans found guilty of throwing coins at Man City players
Missiles were sent from the lower section of the Matthew Harding Stand as City celebrated their goal.
# Glencaw Park
Parents asked 'do you know where your kids are?' after teenagers riot
Two teenage boys were arrested as officers responded to the scene last night.
# Missiles
Russian missile system used against Ukraine, Poroshenko claims
Russian state TV said that Ukrainian troops “crucified” a three-year-old boy.
# War
America is sending missiles and drones to Iraq
The weapons were shipped on the back of increased Al-Qaeda violence.
Voices
Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence?
While protect itself with the threat of using nuclear weapons is far from ideal, it is infinitely preferable to the situation in which the US has now found itself: chasing its tail over costly and ineffective missile technology, writes Jason Douglas.
# North Korea
North Korea fires another short-range missile from east coast
The test is the fourth launch in just two days, at a time when tensions with South Korea and Japan remain high.
# North Korea
North Korea launches three short-range missiles
They were fired as part of a military drill, landing in the Sea of Japan.
# NordWind Airlines
Near-miss as two missiles target Russian passenger plane over Syria
159 passengers were on the NordWind Airlines plane when two land-to-air missiles exploded nearby.
# North Korea
North Korea tells European countries it cannot guarantee embassy safety
European countries have been told to consider withdrawing personnel from Pyongyang if the tension there escalates further.
# escalation
North Korea moves missile to its coast, increasing tensions
“The North is apparently intent on firing missiles without prior warning,” a South Korean official said.
# North Korea
US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack
The Pentagon said this evening that the US remains “vigilant in the face of North Korean provocations” as it announced the deployment of the missile system.
# Syria
Syria: Turkey request for missiles 'new act of provocation'
Syria’s foreign ministry accused Ankara of causing “tension and destruction”.
# Conflict
Explainer: How Israel developed its 'Iron Dome' rocket defence system
Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system has been used heavily over the last week. Here’s the story behind it…