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North Korea slams South’s missile test ‘farce’

A man watches a TV news program showing the missile launch conducted by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. AP

North Korea has slammed the South’s recent ballistic missile test, calling it a “farce” aimed at showing off Seoul’s military strength in the face of threats from Pyongyang.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

N. Korea test-fires 30 short-range missiles into sea – Yonhap

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North Korea test-fired 30 short-range missiles into the sea on Saturday, the South’s Yonhap news agency said, the latest in a series of launches that have provoked criticism from Seoul and Washington.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

North Korea fires 25 rockets into sea

This file photo taken on April 15, 2012 shows SA-3 ground-to-air missiles being displayed during a military parade in honor of the 100th birthday of the late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang.  North Korea test-fired ten short-range missiles into the sea, a South Korean news agency reported on March 16, 2014, the latest in a series of launches that have provoked criticism from Seoul and Washington.       AFP

North Korea test-fired 25 rockets into the sea on Sunday, South Korea’s defense ministry said, the latest in a series of launches that have provoked criticism from Seoul and Washington.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

North Korea test fires short-range missiles – Yonhap

Army soldiers pass by a barbed-wire fence during a military exercise in Paju near the border with North Korea,  South Korea, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. AP

North Korea test fired two short-range missiles on Monday, the South’s Yonhap news agency reported, the second in series of launches that Seoul has denounced as a calculated provocation.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

North Korea fired short-range missiles into sea–Seoul

In this photo released by the South Korean Unification Ministry, South Korean delegates, right, shake hands with their North Korean counterparts during a meeting at the border village of Panumjom, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. The rival Koreas sat down Friday for a second round of talks this week at a border village as the North's calls for a delay of annual South Korea-U.S. military drills threaten plans for the resumption of emotional reunions of war-divided families. AP/South Korean Unification Ministry

South Korea says North Korea has fired four suspected short-range missiles into its eastern waters.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

N. Korea proposes high-level talks with US

South Korean army K-55 self-propelled howitzers move during an exercise against possible attacks by North Korea in Pocheon, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Wednesday, March 27, 2013. INQUIRER file photo

North Korea on Sunday proposed high-level talks with the US on denuclearization and easing tensions on the Korean peninsula, just days after it abruptly cancelled a rare meeting with the South.

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Gov’t mulls purchase of missiles for defense

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The Department of National Defense (DND) plans to acquire anti-aircraft guided missiles, which will be positioned in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) as part of the country’s first-ever missile defense system.

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

North Korea names hawkish general new military chief

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North Korea has appointed as its new military chief a hawkish general, widely believed to have directed the 2010 shelling of a South Korean border island, state media confirmed Wednesday.

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

S. Korea says ready for more North missile tests

In this April 15, 2012, file photo, a North Korean vehicle carrying a missile passes by during a mass military parade in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the late North Korean founder Kim Il Sung.  AP FILE PHOTO

South Korea on Monday predicted further missile tests by North Korea which fired four short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan at the weekend, drawing criticism from Seoul and UN chief Ban Ki-moon.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

N. Korea repeatedly moving missiles

In this Wednesday, April 10, 2013 photo, a North Korean soldier holds his rifle patroling on the river bank of the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite to the Chinese border city of Dandong. North Korea has been repeatedly moving multiple missiles around in an apparent bid to confuse outside intelligence gatherers ahead of an expected launch or to create an impression that it is planning multiple launches. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

North Korea has been repeatedly moving multiple missiles around in an apparent bid to confuse outside intelligence gatherers ahead of an expected launch or to create an impression that it is planning multiple launches.

Posted: April 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

South Korea: North Korea may be preparing to test missile

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A top South Korean national security official said Sunday that North Korea may be setting the stage for a missile test or another provocative act with its warning that it soon will be unable to guarantee diplomats’ safety in Pyongyang. But he added that the North’s clearest objective is to extract concessions from Washington and Seoul.

Posted: April 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US: NKorea missile launch is ‘provocative act’

A man watches TV screen showing a North Korean TV anchorwoman announcing the success of a rocket launch, at an electronic shop in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. North Korea successfully fired a long-range rocket on Wednesday, defying international warnings as the regime of Kim Jong Un took a giant step forward in its quest to develop the technology to deliver a nuclear warhead. AP/Lee Jin-man

The White House on Tuesday condemned North Korea’s successful launch of a long-range rocket, calling it a “highly provocative act” that threatens regional security.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US: NKorea missile launch is ‘provocative act’

South Korean man uses his smartphone to take a television screen reporting a news about North Korea's rocket launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday. AP

The White House on Tuesday condemned North Korea’s successful launch of a long-range rocket, calling it a “highly provocative act” that threatens regional security.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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