• 25 September, 2022
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N.Korea’s Kim calls for stronger military as nuclear test work ‘well underway’

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called on the country's military to "bolster up their strength in every way to annihilate the enemy", state media…

Analysis-N.Korea could ‘go small’ with tactical nukes if it resumes testing

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - If North Korea resumes nuclear testing, it could include development of smaller “tactical” warheads meant for battlefield use and designed to fit on short-range…

Exclusive-U.S. cancels ICBM test due to Russia nuclear tensions

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has canceled a test of its Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile that it had initially aimed only to…

N.Korea may be preparing new nuclear tests to improve arsenal, U.S. and allies say

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - There are increasing signs that North Korea could soon test a nuclear weapon for the first time since 2017 in a bid to improve…

Kim says N.Korea will keep developing ‘formidable striking capabilities’ – KCNA

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea will continue to develop "formidable striking capabilities" that cannot be bartered or sold for anything, leader Kim Jong Un said, according to state…

China urges restraint by ‘all sides’ on North Korea’s missile tests

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has urged "all sides" to exercise restraint regarding North Korea's long-range missiles tests, the foreign ministry said on Friday. "We express concern at the present situation,"…

Japan, U.S. see N.Korea missile development as grave challenge to the world

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said on Thursday he agreed with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken that North Korea's increased missile activities represent a clear and…

North Korea’s Missiles: Road To Advancement Or Armageddon?

16 March 2022.  North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea - DPRK) caused a shudder with the alleged launch of a ballistic missile (BM) from its international airport at Sunan,…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

N.Korea silent after reported missile explosion over Pyongyang

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - More than 24 hours after a missile test reportedly ended in a fiery failure over Pyongyang on Wednesday, North Korea had yet to say…

N.Korea courts disaster with missile tests from international airport

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's decision to use the international airport near its capital city as a site for test-firing large missiles is "absolutely bonkers" and may…

Japan, S.Korea leaders agree to boost ties with U.S. to tackle N.Korea

By Elaine Lies and Hyonhee Shin TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol said they had agreed on Friday to ramp up three-way…

Explainer-Why North Korea’s satellite launches are so controversial

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea appears preparing to launch a reconnaissance satellite, a move that may prove as controversial as the nuclear-armed country's weapons tests because they…