North Korea fires two 'ballistic missiles' into Sea of Japan

Asia Pacific Mar 29, 2020

North Korea fires two 'ballistic missiles' into Sea of Japan

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Sunday, the fourth such launch this month as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic. Two projectiles were fired eastwards from the port city of Wonsan and flew 230 kilometers ...

North Korea fires weapons after threatening 'momentous' action

Asia Pacific Mar 9, 2020

North Korea fires weapons after threatening 'momentous' action

North Korea fired three short-range projectiles off its east coast on Monday, South Korea's military said, two days after the North threatened to take "momentous" action to protest outside condemnation over its earlier live-fire exercises. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the three launches were ...

North Korea's Kim back in public amid virus outbreak

Asia Pacific Feb 16, 2020

North Korea's Kim back in public amid virus outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 22 days amid an outbreak of coronavirus, state media reported on Saturday, to visit a national mausoleum and mark the anniversary of the late leader Kim Jong Il's birth. Kim Jong Un paid ...