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Japanese government: North Korea conducts sixth nuclear test

North Korea has conducted a sixth nuclear test, the Japanese government said, a move the United States and its allies in the region are likely to view as a major provocation. Seismological data from the...

Expert: North Korea with Kremlin engines

Russia, against which the United States has recently imposed the new sanctions, decided to undermine the level of trust between official Washington and Kiev in order to prevent the supply of American defensive lethal...

North Korea test-fires Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile

North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from a province near the border with China on Tuesday, South Korea's military said. "North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile into the East Sea from the...

North Korea reportedly tests domestically built air defence systems

North Korean state media claims the country has tested a "a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon." State-run media KCNA said on Saturday that Kim Jong Un watched the test and said that defects in...

N. Korea claims successful intermediate-range ballistic missile test launch

North Korea claimed to have successfully test launched an intermediate range ballistic missile – the Hwasong-12 – during the early hours of Sunday morning, an article released by state media said on Monday morning. The...

North Korea conducts largest-ever artillery firing drill

North Korea has staged its largest-ever artillery firing drill to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military, according to reports. South Korea's Yonhap news agency said the drill, celebrating 85 years since the...

US biggest nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine arrives in South Korea

The USS Michigan guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea for what a US defense official described as a show of force amid tensions between the US and North Korea. The USS Michigan – capable of...

Chinese officials refutes “high alert” of the tension over the Korean Peninsula

Officials at the Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China are refuting a report about that China mobilizing air force bombers and on "high alert" of the tension over the Korean Peninsula. "The reports...