North Korea missile

US President Trump to North Korea: `Be very, very nervous'

US President Trump to North Korea: `Be very, very nervous'

Trump`s comments, made from his golf club retreat in New Jersey, came after the North announced a detailed plan to send four missiles over Japan and towards Guam, where some 6,000 US soldiers are based. 

Aug 11, 2017, 06:46 AM IST
North Korea fires missile, possibly ICBM, into sea off east coast

North Korea fires missile, possibly ICBM, into sea off east coast

The apparent missile may have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone, NHK said.

Jul 28, 2017, 21:08 PM IST

Suspected North Korea drone photographed US missile-defense site

Seoul says a suspected North Korean drone found near the Korean border last week was found to have taken photos of a US missile defense shield in the South.

Jun 13, 2017, 12:29 PM IST
North Korea missile detected by THAAD, programme progressing faster than expected: South Korea

North Korea missile detected by THAAD, programme progressing faster than expected: South Korea

Han Min-koo told South Korea`s parliament the test-launch had been detected by the controversial U.S. THAAD anti-missile system, whose deployment in the South has infuriated China.

May 16, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
Donald Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

Donald Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

President Donald Trump called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile Sunday in an apparent attempt to test the South`s new liberal president and the US.

May 14, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Donald Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes

President Donald Trump said in an television interview to be aired today that he believes China's president has been putting pressure on North Korea as it pursues its missile and nuclear weapons programs.

Apr 30, 2017, 09:48 AM IST

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launching

North Korea`s ballistic missile firing on Sunday was its first direct challenge to the international community since US President Donald Trump took office on January 20.

Feb 14, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
North Korea missile launched Sunday has range of over 2,000 km - Yonhap, citing spy agency

North Korea missile launched Sunday has range of over 2,000 km - Yonhap, citing spy agency

The solid-fuel missile reached an altitude of about 550 km and flew about 500 km towards Japan before splashing into the sea east of the Korean peninsula.

Feb 14, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

New nuclear-capable missile test a success: North Korea

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully test-fired a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile a day earlier, claiming further advancement in a weapons programme it is pursuing in violation of United Nations resolutions. 

Feb 13, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
North Korea fires missile from submarine but it appears to have failed: South Korea

North Korea fires missile from submarine but it appears to have failed: South Korea

South Korea and the United States said on Friday they would deploy an advanced missile defence system in South Korea to counter the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea.

Jul 09, 2016, 10:05 AM IST
North Korea fires submarine-launched missile: South Korea

North Korea fires submarine-launched missile: South Korea

North Korea previously fired an SLBM on April 23 in a test hailed as an "eye-opening success" by leader Kim Jong-Un.

Jul 09, 2016, 08:50 AM IST

Japan says North Korean missile shows threat intensifying

Japan`s defence ministry said that the second missile launched on Wednesday morning.

Jun 22, 2016, 10:35 AM IST
North Korea appears to have fired missile into sea: South Korea military

North Korea appears to have fired missile into sea: South Korea military

The leaders of South Korea, Japan and the United States had earlier warned North Korea to end provocations.

Apr 01, 2016, 10:37 AM IST
North Korea fires short-range projectiles after UN sanctions

North Korea fires short-range projectiles after UN sanctions

The projectiles were fired by North Korea into the East Sea (Sea of Japan) at 10:00 am (0100 GMT).

Mar 03, 2016, 08:26 AM IST

North Korea warns against US, South Korea military exercises

North Korea warned on Tuesday of harsh retaliation against South Korea and its ally the United States, which are preparing for annual joint military exercises next month amid heightened tensions following the North`s nuclear test and rocket launch.

Feb 23, 2016, 19:08 PM IST
South Korea President  Park Geun-hye vows more action on North Korea after rocket launch

South Korea President Park Geun-hye vows more action on North Korea after rocket launch

South Korea suspended the operation of the Kaesong industrial zone last week.

Feb 16, 2016, 09:59 AM IST
Will destroy N Korea missile if it poses threat to territory, warns Japan

Will destroy N Korea missile if it poses threat to territory, warns Japan

Japan said Wednesday that it would destroy a North Korean missile if it threatened to fall on its territory, after Pyongyang announced it planned to launch a space rocket this month.

Feb 03, 2016, 10:05 AM IST

Crisis in North Korea may become `uncontrollable`: Ban ki-Moon

Issuing a warning on the crisis in the Korean peninsula, United Nations Secretary General Ban ki-Moon on Tuesday said that the situation may become "uncontrollable", as per a BBC report.

Apr 09, 2013, 23:32 PM IST

Admiral says US can intercept North Korean missile

US defenses could intercept a ballistic missile launched by North Korea, the top US military commander in the Pacific said on Tuesday.

Apr 09, 2013, 23:13 PM IST

Evacuation warnings, missile fears stoke N Korea crisis

Foreign diplomats in Pyongyang were considering a North Korean evacuation advisory as concerns grew that the isolated state was preparing a missile launch.

Apr 06, 2013, 17:37 PM IST