Europeans again condemn North Korea's missile launches

Asia Pacific / Politics Dec 5, 2019

Europeans again condemn North Korea's missile launches

Half a dozen European countries on Wednesday again condemned North Korea's 13 "provocative" ballistic missile launches since May, saying they violate U.N. Security Council resolutions and undermine regional and international security. A statement from the five European council members — Belgium, France, Germany, United Kingdom ...

U.S. warship seizes suspected Iran missile parts set for Yemen

World Dec 5, 2019

U.S. warship seizes suspected Iran missile parts set for Yemen

A Navy warship has seized a "significant cache" of suspected Iranian guided missile parts headed to rebels in Yemen, U.S. officials said Wednesday, marking the first time that such sophisticated components have been taken en route to the war there. The seizure from a small ...

North Korea appears to have fired missiles, Tokyo says

Asia Pacific Nov 28, 2019

North Korea appears to have fired missiles, Tokyo says

North Korea appears to have fired two missiles on Thursday in a move that comes as it has threatened to break off sputtering nuclear talks unless U.S. President Donald Trump offers up concessions by year end. Two unidentified projectiles were fired at 4:59 p.m. from ...

LDP eyes project team for North Korea missile defense

National / Politics Oct 27, 2019

LDP eyes project team for North Korea missile defense

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is considering establishing a new project team soon to discuss the strengthening of missile defense measures amid rapid progress made by North Korea in its nuclear and missile development programs, LDP lawmakers said Saturday. The project team is expected to ...

Putin watches missile launch during nuclear arms drill

World Oct 18, 2019

Putin watches missile launch during nuclear arms drill

Russian President Vladimir Putin watched Thursday as the country's armed forces tested missiles that can carry thermo-nuclear warheads. The Grom-19 or Thunder-19 strategy games began Wednesday and involve 12,000 troops deployed on ships, planes and nuclear-missile-carrying submarines carrying out launches of long-range precision missiles, the ...