Missile launch

Kremlin calls North Korea's latest missile launch another 'provocation'

The Kremlin said on Friday that North Korea`s latest missile test was part of a series of unacceptable provocations and that the United Nations Security Council was united in believing such launches should not be taking place.

Sep 15, 2017, 17:35 PM IST
World will stand together against North Korea after missile launch: UK

World will stand together against North Korea after missile launch: UK

Britain said on Friday the world would stand together against North Korea after the country fired a missile that flew over Japan into the Pacific Ocean, ratcheting up tensions after Pyongyang`s test of a powerful nuclear bomb.

Sep 15, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Trump says military action against North Korea is not first choice

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that military action against North Korea was not a first choice.

Sep 07, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
US successfully tests ICBM following North Korea missile launch

US successfully tests ICBM following North Korea missile launch

The US military conducted a test on Wednesday of an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile, officials said, just days after North Korea conducted its own ICBM launch.

Aug 02, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Russia urges restraint, dialogue after North Korea's missile test

Russia urges restraint, dialogue after North Korea's missile test

On Friday, North Korea test-fired a missile, which the country described as an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) called Hwasong-14, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).
 

Jul 31, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

China condemns North Korea missile launch

US President Donald Trump vowed to take "all necessary steps to ensure the security of the American homeland and protect our allies in the region."

Jul 29, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
In major breakthrough, India successfully tests ballistic missile interception

In major breakthrough, India successfully tests ballistic missile interception

With this, India has achieved a significant milestone in the direction of developing a two-layered Ballistic Missile Defence system.

Feb 11, 2017, 11:28 AM IST

North Korea conducts failed missile launch: South Korea military

North Korea on Thursday conducted what was believed to be another failed test of a powerful medium-range missile capable of hitting US bases as far away as Guam, the South Korean military said.

Oct 20, 2016, 07:27 AM IST

Japan, China, S.Korea diplomats meet after North Korea launch

Foreign ministers from Japan, China and South Korea held their first talks in more than a year Wednesday just hours after North Korea fired a ballistic missile from a submarine towards Japan.

Aug 24, 2016, 08:47 AM IST

North Korea 'will be punished', says France

The Security Council unanimously backed a US-drafted statement that demanded North Korea "refrain from further actions, including nuclear tests," which are in violation of UN resolutions.

Jun 03, 2016, 23:46 PM IST

N Korean missile launch fails, Pyongyang official visits Beijing

A senior North Korean official arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for talks between his country and China, whose ties are formally close but have eroded recently because of the North’s nuclear weapons programme.

Jun 01, 2016, 00:27 AM IST
S Korea ministry says signs North preparing missile launch

S Korea ministry says signs North preparing missile launch

UN resolutions ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly fires short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast.

May 30, 2016, 18:31 PM IST

Seoul says NKorea launch of a missile appears to have failed

A North Korean launch of a missile on the birthday of its revered founder appears to have failed.

Apr 15, 2016, 07:09 AM IST

Iran missile launch violated UN resolution: UN experts' report

Britain, France, Germany and the United States had asked a UN Security Council sanctions committee to investigate the launch of the Emad missile on October 10.

Dec 16, 2015, 00:44 AM IST

India successfully test fires N-capable 'Nirbhay' cruise missile

India on Friday successfully test-fired the indigenously developed sub-sonic long-range cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

Oct 17, 2014, 11:59 AM IST

Japan says North Korea missile launch violates UN resolution

North Korea agreed last month to reopen an investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens it kidnapped decades ago. In return, Japan will ease some economic sanctions when the probe starts and consider humanitarian aid later.

Jun 30, 2014, 11:28 AM IST

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea missile launch

The UN Security Council will hold closed-door consultations on Thursday to discuss a possible condemnation of North Korea`s latest ballistic missile launches, UN diplomats said.

Mar 27, 2014, 14:44 PM IST

Missiles launch `legitimate right`: North Korea

The Democratic People`s Republic of Korea said that the country`s missiles launch is only part of normal military training for self-defence.

May 20, 2013, 14:59 PM IST

North Korea removes Musudan missiles from east coast

In what signals at the possibility of tensions thawing over the Korean peninsula, North Korea on Tuesday removed its missiles from the east coast launch site, reports quoted a US official.

May 07, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

North Korea missile launch will not be a surprise: US

A missile launch by North Korea would not be a surprise, the White House said adding it is closely monitoring the situation in the Korean peninsula.

Apr 23, 2013, 09:48 AM IST