North Korea fires a medium-range ballistic missile about 60 kilometers (37 miles) into its eastern waters, in the direction of Japan according to United States and South Korean officials.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a newly developed powerful ballistic missile into its eastern waters Wednesday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, amid worries the North might conduct nuclear or long-range…
Amid growing concern about North Korea's ballistic missile capability, South Korea, Japan and the U.S. are to hold their first ever joint anti-missile exercise next month, according to South Korea's Ministry of National Defense. The three countries will practice "detecting and tracing a hypothetical North Korean missile," said a ministry official. 2016-05-17, with context: Japan, North Korea, South Korea, United States, intercontinental ballistic
North Korea announces it is in the final stage of uranium enrichment, as Russia, South Korea, Japan and the United States express concern. 2009-09-4, with context: Japan, North Korea, South Korea, United States, intercontinental ballistic
North Korea launches an intercontinental ballistic missile that flies 620 miles horizontally in about 45 minutes, landing in the Sea of Japan, according to Japan, South Korea and the United States. 2017-07-28, with context: Japan, South Korea, United States, intercontinental ballistic
North Korea launches a Short-Range Ballistic missile near Wonsan towards the Sea of Japan, according to South Korea. The missile reportedly lands in Japan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) after traveling 450 km. 2017-05-29, with context: Japan, North Korea, South Korea, intercontinental ballistic
According to South Korean and United States officials, a missile test in North Korea ends in failure, with the missile exploding seconds after launch. 2017-03-22, with context: North Korea, South Korea, United States, intercontinental ballistic
American and South Korean military officials agree to deploy a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system in the country to counter North Korea's growing threats and use of ballistic missile and nuclear tests. 2016-07-8, with context: North Korea, South Korea, United States, intercontinental ballistic
North Korea attempts again to launch a BM25 Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile capable of striking South Korea or Japan but is unsuccessful. 2016-05-31, with context: Japan, North Korea, South Korea, intercontinental ballistic
South Korea has determined North Korea is capable of mounting a nuclear warhead on its medium-range Rodong-1 ballistic missile, which could reach all of South Korea and most of Japan, according to a senior government official. 2016-04-5, with context: Japan, North Korea, South Korea, intercontinental ballistic
According to South Korea's Yonhap news agency, North Korea appears to be preparing a test-launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile. This comes after what the United States described as the "fiery, catastrophic" failure of the first attempt a few days prior. 2016-04-26, with context: North Korea, South Korea, United States, intercontinental ballistic
North Korea threatens a pre-emptive nuclear strike against South Korea and the United States in response to the two nations' annual joint military exercise which Pyongyang considers is a pretext for an invasion. 2016-03-6, with context: North Korea, South Korea, United States, intercontinental ballistic
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