North Korea tested intercontinental ballistic missile having minimum range of 5,500km, US says

The US says North Korea recently tested parts of a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system, in what it called a “serious escalation”. Pyongyang said the launches on 26 February and 4 March focused on developing a reconnaissance satellite. But the Pentagon now says the tests were experimental launches, before a likely full-range ICBM launch. […]