US, South Korea allies discuss North Korea nuclear, missile threat

Senior South Korean and US defence officials met in Seoul on Wednesday for talks focused on responding to the possibility of an imminent North Korean rocket launch and later nuclear test.

North Korea test-fires four short-range missiles

North Korea test-fired four short-range missiles into the sea Thursday, Seoul`s defence ministry said, in an apparent show of force to coincide with South Korea-US joint military exercises.

North Korea launches 3 short-range missiles: South Korea

South Korea says North Korea has fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters.