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Launched missile could carry large nuclear warhead: N. Korea

Launched missile could carry large nuclear warhead: N. Korea. Pyongyang, May 15 (IANS) North Korea has said that a missile it tested on Sunday is capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead, state media reported on Monday. The country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, supervised the launch of the Hwasong-12 missile that reached an altitude of 2,111.5


North Korea’s ‘new missile’ has unprecedented range: experts

North Korea said today it had successfully tested a new type of rocket in its latest missile launch, as analysts said it showed an unprecedented range that brought US bases in the Pacific within reach.Yesterday’s launch was of a “new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket” named the Hwasong-12, the official Korea Central News Agency

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N Korea test-fires missile,challenging direct to south korean president

North Korea test-launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and US militaries said.The launch is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president elected four days ago and comes as US, Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific.It wasn’t immediately clear

Trump calls for Stronger Sanctions against North Korea

Trump calls for Stronger Sanctions against North Korea. The White House today described a ballistic missile test by North Korea as a provocative behaviour and called for stronger sanctions against Pyongyang. “Let this latest provocation serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against North Korea,” White House Press Secretary Sean

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China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

China called on Sunday for restraint and for no party to do anything to exacerbate tension after North Korea fired a ballistic missile in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons programme.“Relevant Security Council resolutions have clear rules about North Korea using ballistic missile technology to carry out launches. China opposes relevant launch activities

China invites all at Silk Road forum after U.S. complains over North Korea

China invites all at Silk Road forum after U.S. complains over North Korea. The US embassy in Beijing had submitted a diplomatic note to China’s foreign ministry, saying that inviting North Korea sent the wrong message at a time when the world was trying to pressure Pyongyang over its repeated missile and nuclear tests.China welcomes

Want to see denuclearisation of North Korea: US

  Washington:  Washington’ s policy objective is to obtain a verifiable denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, a US State Department spokesperson said. “Nothing has changed about our policy with respect to the North Korea and that we want to see a verifiable denuclearisation of the peninsula,” State Department spokesperson John Kirby said on Tuesday. Kirby

NKorea hails ‘successful’ ground test of new rocket engine

Seoul: North Korea has carried out a successful ground test for a new high-power rocket engine, state media said, in a development that could advance Pyongyang’s weapons programme. After supervising the test at the country’s Sohae satellite-launching site, leader Kim Jong-Un called on officials, scientists and technicians “to round off the preparations for launching the

North Korea carries out fifth nuclear test

Seoul: North Korea on Friday said it “successfully” conducted a nuclear test, its fifth and the “most powerful” test so far, Yonhap news agency reported. The North Korean Central TV Broadcasting Station said the country carried out a nuclear explosion test to check the capacity of a nuclear warhead. “We will continue to strengthen our

North Korea fires ballistic missile into east waters

Seoul: North Korea fired a ballistic missile into east waters from its western region, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said on Wednesday. The projectile was launched eastward from South Hwanghae province around 7.50 a.m. (local time), Yonhap news agency reported. Further details were being analysed, the JCS said. The launch came after North

It’s like living in North Korea: Kashyap on Udta Punjab storm

Mumbai: Anurag Kashyap, one of the producers of “Udta Punjab”, has compared the ongoing censorship regarding his upcoming film “Udta Punjab” to the dictator regime of North Korea. The “Bombay Velvet” director said there is no sense of freedom here. “I always wondered what it felt like to live in North Korea… Ab to plane

N Korea launch of a missile appears to have failed

Seoul: A North Korean launch of a missile on the birthday of its revered founder appears to have failed, South Korea’s defence ministry said on Friday. The ministry provided few details of the launch, which comes as the two Koreas trade threats amid Pyongyang’s anger over annual South Korean-US military drills that North Korea calls