North Korea has confirmed it tested a new submarine-launched ballistic missile, calling it a “significant achievement” in its efforts to contain external threats and bolster its military power.
North Korea has fired a ballistic missile from the sea, South Korea’s military said, suggesting Pyongyang may have tested an underwater-launched missile for the first time in three years.
A powerful typhoon has battered parts of South Korea, injuring dozens of people and knocking out power to about 27,000 houses.
South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese “rising sun” flag at next year’s Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan’s brutal wartime past and comparing it to the Nazi swastika.
One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula has left five people dead and three injured in North Korea, state media reported on Sunday.
Dozens of flights were cancelled and parks were closed in South Korea as powerful Typhoon Lingling gained momentum on its path towards the Korean peninsula.
North Korea has fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea’s military said.
South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired more projectiles into the sea to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear diplomacy.
North Korea has said leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system.
North Korea has fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, according to South Korea’s military.