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World Jan 17N. Korea makes 4th missile launch in a month with firing of short-range weapons
North Korea has fired two short-range missiles into the sea in its fourth weapons launch this month.
Politics Jan 12WATCH: State Department spokesperson Ned Price holds news briefing
North Korea said Wednesday its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a successful flight test of a hypersonic missile he claimed would remarkably increase the country’s nuclear “war deterrent.”…
World Oct 21South Korea test launches 1st domestically made space rocket
South Korean President Moon Jae-in still described the test as an "excellent accomplishment" that takes the country a step further in its pursuit of a space launch program.
World Sep 15North and South Koreas test missiles hours apart, raising tensions
North and South Korea tested ballistic missiles hours apart in a display of military might that is sure to exacerbate tensions between the rivals.
World Sep 13North Korea says it tested new long-range cruise missiles
North Korea said it successfully tested newly developed long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, the first known testing activity in months, underscoring how the country continues to expand its military capabilities amid a stalemate in nuclear negotiations with the United…
World Aug 09South Korea will release billionaire Samsung scion on parole
The announcement comes with a year left on Lee Jae-yong's 30-month sentence and extends a history of leniency toward major white-collar crime and preferential treatment for convicted tycoons.
World Jun 30Kim berates North Korean officials for ‘crucial’ virus lapse
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un berated top officials for failures in coronavirus prevention that caused a "great crisis," using strong language that raised the specter of a mass outbreak in a country that would be scarcely able to handle…
World Feb 11Countries curb diplomatic ties, weigh sanctions on Myanmar
A growing number of governments are curbing diplomatic ties with Myanmar and increasing economic pressure on its military over the coup last week that erased the fragile democratic progress in the long-oppressed Southeast Asian nation.
World Feb 03Myanmar, Burma and why the different names matter
When it comes to Myanmar, pretty much everything is political. Including language.
World Oct 10North Korea unveils new weapons at military parade
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned Saturday that his country would “fully mobilize” its nuclear force if threatened as he took center stage at a military parade in which the country unveiled what appeared to be a new intercontinental…