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Agni-V: India's strategic capabilities not targeted against any country, MEA tells China

Agni-V: India's strategic capabilities not targeted against any country, MEA tells China

Maintaining that its strategic capabilities were not targeted against any particular country, India on Tuesday said it abides by all applicable international obligations.

Agni-V test-fired successfully, entire China now within India's strike range

Agni-V test-fired successfully, entire China now within India's strike range

Once the Agni-V is inducted in the Indian military, India will join the super exclusive club of countries with ICBMs alongside the US, Russia, China, France and Britain.

UN imposes new sanctions on North Korea to slash cash from exports

The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday aimed at cutting the Asian country`s annual export revenue by a quarter in response to Pyongyang`s fifth and largest nuclear test in September. 

Saudis intercept missile fired from Yemen

Saudis intercept missile fired from Yemen

Saudi air defence forces on Tuesday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired from Yemen towards the kingdom, the Riyadh-led anti-rebel coalition said.

North Korea fails in Musudan ballistic missile test-launch: South Korea

North Korea fails in Musudan ballistic missile test-launch: South Korea

North Korea had test-launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile, but it ended in a failure, South Korea`s military said on Sunday.

North Korea submarine fires ballistic missile, draws flak

North Korea on Wednesday morning fired a ballistic missile from a submarine off its east coast, South Korean military said.

Russia says fires Iskander-M ballistic missile during training exercise

The Russian Defence Ministry said on Friday it had successfully fired a ballistic missile from an advanced Iskander-M mobile launch system as part of a training exercise in the country`s Far East.

US, Japan call for emergency UN Security Council meeting on North Korea

The United States and Japan will ask the UN Security Council to hold an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss Pyongyang`s launch of a ballistic missile that landed in Japanese-controlled waters, US Ambassador Samantha Power said.

China lodges diplomatic protest with Japan over defence paper

China on Wednesday lodged a diplomatic protest with Japan accusing it of "deceiving" international community and stiring up trouble with its neighbours, a day after a Japanese defence white paper attacked Beijing for muscle-flexing in the disputed East and South China seas.

US prepared to `defend ourselves, allies` following N. Korea missile test: State Dept

The United States warned it was prepared to defend "ourselves and our allies" after North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile towards the Sea of Japan.

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile from Yemen: Report

The missile was launched from Yemeni territory heading towards the city of Abha.

Japan military on alert for possible North Korean ballistic missile launch: Report

Japan has put its military on alert for a possible North Korean ballistic missile launch, ordering naval destroyers and anti-ballistic missile Patriot batteries to be ready to shoot down any projectile heading for Japan, Kyodo news agency said on Tuesday.

India joins global initiative to prevent ballistic missile proliferation

India joins global initiative to prevent ballistic missile proliferation

India has joined a global ballistic missile anti-proliferation regime just days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States and other countries, mainly aimed at winning support for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership.

South Korea says North ballistic missile test failed

South Korea says North ballistic missile test failed

North Korea on Tuesday appeared to have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of existing UN resolutions, South Korea`s Defence Ministry said.

North Korea's mid-range missile launch appears to have failed

North Korea's mid-range missile launch appears to have failed

North Korea on Thursday fired a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile, but it appeared to have failed, South Korea's defence ministry said.

North Korea says needs "powerful nuclear deterrence" to counter US hostility

North Korea needs a "powerful nuclear deterrence" to counter US hostility and threats, the foreign ministry was quoted by the state news agency KCNA as saying on Tuesday.

North Korea's failed missile launch prompts "sabre-rattling" jibe from Chinese state media

The failed launch follows North Korea`s fourth nuclear test in January and a long-range rocket launch in February, which led to new UN sanctions.

Iran to respond to US sanctions with more missile power

 Iran will respond to sanctions imposed on the country by the US for its ballistic missile programme by "further boosting" its missile power, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launches

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launches

 The United Nations Security Council on Friday "strongly condemned" and "expressed grave concern" over North Korea`s recent ballistic missile launches, saying the action was unacceptable and clearly violated U.N. resolutions

'North Korea has fired ballistic missile into sea'

North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its eastern coast Friday, just days after leader Kim Jong-Un ordered further nuclear warhead and missile tests, South Korea`s defence ministry said.