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North Korea fires ballistic missile, splashes in Sea of Japan -Pentagon

North Korea fires ballistic missile, splashes in Sea of Japan -Pentagon

North Korea fired a missile that landed close to Japan on Wednesday, the first test by Pyongyang since a missile fired over its neighbor in mid-September and the Pentagon said its initial assessment was that it was an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Houthis threaten to attack warships, oil tankers if ports stay closed

Houthis threaten to attack warships, oil tankers if ports stay closed

Saudi Arabia has blamed the Iran-allied Houthis for firing a ballistic missile towards Riyadh airport on November 4. Two days later, the Saudi-led coalition responded by closing access to Yemeni ports.

Saudis destroy Houthi missile near Riyadh's Khaled airport

Saudis destroy Houthi missile near Riyadh's Khaled airport

Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a "ballistic missile" northeast of the capital Riyadh after it was launched from Yemen, state media reported.

‘N.Korean missiles will be able to reach US after modernisation’

‘N.Korean missiles will be able to reach US after modernisation’

North Korea's leadership has told Russian lawmakers that it possesses a ballistic missile with a range of 3,000 kilometres that will be able to reach US territory after modernisation, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday.

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

The launch, from near Pyongyang, came after the United Nations Security Council imposed an eighth set of measures on the isolated country over its ballistic missile and atomic weapons programmes.

North Korea preparing missile launch, says South Korea

North Korea preparing missile launch, says South Korea

The defence ministry said signs that North Korea was "preparing for another ballistic missile launch have consistently been detected since Sunday's test", referring to Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test.

UN condemns N.Korea missile launch, Pyongyang says more to come

UN condemns N.Korea missile launch, Pyongyang says more to come

The United Nations condemned North Korea's "outrageous" firing of a ballistic missile over Japan, demanding that the isolated country halts its weapons programme but holding back on any threat of new sanctions.

North Korea fires missile over Japan

North Korea fires missile over Japan

North Korea fired a ballistic missile Tuesday morning which flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido before landing in the Pacific Ocean, prompting residents to seek shelter and calls for additional actions against the reclusive state.

Iran could quit nuclear deal if US sanctions imposed: Rouhani

Iran could quit nuclear deal if US sanctions imposed: Rouhani

Iran could abandon its nuclear agreement with world powers "within hours" if the United States imposes any more new sanctions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

US senator says Trump ready for war with North Korea

US senator says Trump ready for war with North Korea

A Republican senator said on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump has told him he would go to war to destroy North Korea rather than allow it to develop a long-range nuclear-armed missile.

Trump vows he won't let China 'do nothing' on N Korea

Trump vows he won't let China 'do nothing' on N Korea

US President Donald Trump warned Saturday that he would not allow China to ‘do nothing’ on North Korea, after the hermit state launched an intercontinental ballistic missile it boasted could reach the United States.

Saudi coalition downs Yemeni rebel missile near Makkah

Saudi coalition downs Yemeni rebel missile near Makkah

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels toward the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia was shot down late on Thursday, said the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen.