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Days after South Korea's new President took office, North Korea fires ballistic missile

Days after South Korea's new President took office, North Korea fires ballistic missile

North Korea on Sunday launched a ballistic missile which flew around 700 km into the East Sea, the South Korean Joints Chief of Staff (JCS) said.

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

The test, from an area north of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, appeared to have failed, US and South Korean officials said.

US, Japan agree China should play larger role on North Korea

US, Japan agree China should play larger role on North Korea

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Tuesday that the two countries need to persuade China to play a larger role in dealing with North Korea, a Japanese government spokesman said.

South Korea test fires home-developed ballistic missile; range long enough to hit any part of North Korea

South Korea test fires home-developed ballistic missile; range long enough to hit any part of North Korea

South Korea has successfully test-fired a home-developed ballistic missile with a range long enough to hit any part of North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported today.

US to boost defenses against North Korea: Trump to Abe

The United States will continue to build its military defenses against North Korea, Donald Trump told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday, pledging all options are on the table.

US, Japan, South Korea discuss North Korea's latest threat before Trump-Xi summit

The United States and South Korea agreed on Thursday to proceed with the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defence system that has angered China, a day after North Korea's latest test launch drew condemnation across the volatile region.

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, says Seoul

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, says Seoul

North Korea on Wednesday launched a ballistic missile, which flew for some 60 km before falling into the Sea of Japan, the South Korean military said.

PM Narendra Modi hails defence scientists for successful test of missile

PM Narendra Modi hails defence scientists for successful test of missile

India on Wednesday successfully test-fired the Advanced Air Defence Missile, the second level of two-tier interceptor missile system that can destroy hostile ballistic missiles. 

Indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile successfully test-fired

India on Wednesday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile capable of destroying any incoming enemy ballistic missile at low altitude.

Pyongyang likely to launch mid-range ballistic missile: Seoul

Pyongyang likely to launch mid-range ballistic missile: Seoul

North Korea is likely to launch an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), South Korean military officials said on Monday.

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.