Missile test

North Korea missile test `provocative action`: Kremlin

North Korea missile test `provocative action`: Kremlin

North Korea said it successfully tested a powerful new intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday.

Nov 29, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
North Korea earthquake points to 6th, most powerful nuclear test

North Korea earthquake points to 6th, most powerful nuclear test

Trump and Abe spoke by phone and said that in face of an "escalating" situation with North Korea that close cooperation between their countries and with South Korea was needed, Abe told reporters.
The United States has repeatedly urged China, the North`s sole major ally, to do more to rein in its neighbour.

Sep 03, 2017, 12:01 PM IST
British PM says China should increase pressure on North Korea

British PM says China should increase pressure on North Korea

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on China to put more pressure on North Korea to stop missile tests, saying Beijing has a key role to play in international efforts to prevent what she described as significant provocation by Pyongyang.

Aug 31, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
UN Council unanimously condemns North Korea missile test

UN Council unanimously condemns North Korea missile test

The UN Security Council denounced North Korea`s latest missile test Tuesday, unanimously demanding that Pyongyang halt the program after a rocket was fired over Japan into the Pacific.

Aug 30, 2017, 06:54 AM IST

UN chief warns against military action on North Korea, calls for diplomacy

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday warned that military action to deal with North Korean nuclear and missile threats will be "too horrific to contemplate".

Aug 16, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Air France expands no-fly zone around North Korea

Air France will expand its no-flyover zone around North Korea after concerns a missile test crossed a plane`s flight path, the media reported.

Aug 04, 2017, 10:01 AM IST
US bombers fly over Korean Peninsula in response to Pyongyang`s missile test

US bombers fly over Korean Peninsula in response to Pyongyang`s missile test

US strategic bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula in a pointed show of force in response to Pyongyang`s latest intercontinental ballistic missile, American officials said Saturday. 

Jul 30, 2017, 10:01 AM IST
North Korea leader says 'entire United States' within range after missile test

North Korea leader says 'entire United States' within range after missile test

The North's July 4 test triggered global alarm, with experts saying the missile had a theoretical range to reach Alaska.

Jul 29, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

Russia calls North Korea missile launch breach of UN resolution

North Korea said on Tuesday it had successfully test-launched an ICBM for the first time, which flew a trajectory that experts said could allow a weapon to hit the US state of Alaska.

Jul 04, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

US, Japan, South Korea call 'urgent' UN Security Council meet to discuss North Korea's missile test

The US, Japan and South Korea have called for an urgent UN Security Council meeting -- to be held on Tuesday -- to discuss North Korea's missile test on Sunday, diplomatic officials said.

May 22, 2017, 09:19 AM IST

North Korea missile test a 'threat to international peace': European Union

North Korea's test-firing of a ballistic missile constitutes a "threat to international peace and security" as Pyongyang ratchets up tensions in the region.

May 14, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
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.

May 14, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
North Korea 'disrespected the wishes' of Chinese President: Donald Trump

North Korea 'disrespected the wishes' of Chinese President: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that North Korea has "disrespected the wishes of China" by carrying out another missile test.

Apr 29, 2017, 08:44 AM IST
North Korean missile test fails, say US and South Korea

North Korean missile test fails, say US and South Korea

An attempted missile launch by North Korea on Sunday failed, US and South Korean defence officials said.

Apr 16, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
North Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

North Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

Nuclear-armed North Korea launched four ballistic missiles earlier this month, with three landing provocatively close to America`s ally Japan.

Mar 22, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

UN Security Council to hold urgent talks on Iran missile test

 The UN Security Council will hold urgent talks Tuesday on Iran`s test-firing of a medium-range missile, diplomats said.

Jan 31, 2017, 08:32 AM IST

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un says missile test 'greatest success'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un declared a submarine-launched missile test the "greatest success", state media said today, as the UN weighed a condemnation of the launch which appears to advance Pyongyang's nuclear strike capability.

Aug 25, 2016, 13:16 PM IST

Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing to discuss North Korean missile test

The Foreign Ministers of Japan, South Korea and China began a trilateral summit in Tokyo on Wednesday to discuss the launch of a ballistic missile by a North Korean submarine hours earlier that fell into the sea, off the Japanese coast.

Aug 24, 2016, 14:18 PM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2016, 07:40 AM IST
North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un says missile test a success, threat to US

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un says missile test a success, threat to US

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has hailed the successful test of a powerful new medium-range missile, saying it poses a direct threat to US military bases in the Pacific, state media reported Thursday.

Jun 23, 2016, 04:12 AM IST