North Korea missile launches - updates

Rappler's latest stories on North Korea missile launches


U.S.-South Korea military exercises still on despite North's warnings

Aug 01, 2019 - 7:29 AM

Despite North Korea saying its missile launches are a 'solemn warning to the South Korean warmongers', a Pentagon official says there is 'no adjustment or change in plans'

A South Korean K2 tank fires during a live fire demonstration for a media preview of the Defense Expo Korea 2018 at Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, 65 kms northeast of Seoul, on September 11, 2018. The defence exhibition specialising in land forces equipment will run from September 12 to 16 with 250 companies from 30 countries involved. Jung Yeon-je / AFP

China, North Korea talk up ties despite nuclear tensions

Nov 18, 2017 - 3:44 PM

A brief report by North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency says China wants to 'develop the traditional friendly relations between the two parties and countries'

Japan holds evacuation drills as North Korea missile fears grow

Jun 04, 2017 - 7:50 PM

The drill comes less than a week after nuclear armed North Korea test fired a short range projectile which fell provocatively close to Japan

UN council condemns N. Korea missile launches

Aug 27, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Members of the UN Security Council agree to continue to closely monitor the situation and take further significant measures

MISSILE LAUNCH. A man watches a television news showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch at Incheon airport, west of Seoul, on August 24, 2016. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

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Apr 25, 2016 - 6:48 PM

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N. Korea hails test of 'breakthrough' guided missile

Jun 27, 2014 - 11:25 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly stresses the weapon s importance in providing a credible pre emptive strike capability

Kerry looks to press China on NoKor

Apr 13, 2013 - 8:49 AM

Teducing tensions would require cooperation from all sides and in particular China an ally of North Korea

‘DEEPENING COOPERATION.’ China says US Secretary of State John Kerry will discuss “sensitive issues” with Chinese officials in his Beijing visit aimed at deepening ties between the two countries. AFP/Bulent Kilic

U.S. urges China to help rein in N. Korea

Apr 12, 2013 - 6:56 AM

President Barack Obama also calls on North Korea to end its belligerent approach as the world waits for Pyongyang to carry out an expected missile launch

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Japan city mistakenly tweets N. Korean missile launch

Apr 10, 2013 - 5:30 PM

The Twitter account of Yokohama City Hall apologizes for tweeting that North Korea has launched a missile