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North Korea fires multiple projectiles after ‘momentous’ retaliation threat

North Korea fired three unidentified projectiles off its east coast on Monday, South Korea’s military said, two days after the North threatened to take “momentous” action in protest at outside condemnation over its earlier live-fire exercises. Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement three launches took place from an eastern coastal town in […]

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North Korea ‘fires two unidentified projectiles’ towards the Sea of Japan

North Korea has launched two unidentified projectiles, the South Korean military claimed. Little is known about the projectiles, except that they were launched from the North’s east coast towards the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea. Last May saw the first missile tests after an 18-month freeze. As the year progressed, many […]

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North Korea fires two missiles into Sea of Japan

North Korea has once again fired two unidentified “projectiles” into the sea, South Korean military said. Japan’s Defence Ministry said these objects “appeared to be ballistic missiles”. If true, this would be the North’s 12th such launch this year. The projectiles were fired into the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan. The […]

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Russia detains 260 North Korean fishermen who were poaching in Moscow’s waters

Russian border guards have seized three North Korean fishing vessels and 262 crew members for poaching in waters that Moscow considers its exclusive economic zone. The crew and vessels, as well as several motorboats, were taken to Russia’s Far East port of Nakhodka and border guards have seized 30,000 squid as well as illegal fishing […]