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N. Korea fires suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile: Seoul

N. Korea fires suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile: Seoul

North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South's military said, the nuclear-armed country's latest advance in weapons technology and one that could give it a second-strike capability.

N. Korea blasts Japan's Abe, warns of 'real ballistic missile'

N. Korea blasts Japan's Abe, warns of 'real ballistic missile'

North Korea on Saturday warned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he could soon see a "real ballistic missile" while excoriating him as the "most stupid man ever known in history".

Iran says it plans to boost ballistic, cruise missile capacity

Iran says it plans to boost ballistic, cruise missile capacity

Iran plans to boost its ballistic and cruise missile capacity and acquire modern fighter planes and submarines, the Iranian state news agency IRNA quoted a senior Defence Ministry official as saying on Saturday.

Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi air defences on Tuesday intercepted a ballistic missile fired from rebel-held territory in neighbouring Yemen, state media reported, as a Riyadh-led military coalition intensifies an offensive to capture a strategic port.

Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi air defences on Tuesday intercepted a ballistic missile that targeted the western city of Yanbu after being fired from rebel-held territory in neighbouring Yemen, a Saudi-led military coalition said.

Rouhani: plans in place for any Trump decision on nuclear deal

Rouhani: plans in place for any Trump decision on nuclear deal

Donald Trump says that unless European allies rectify "flaws" in Tehran's deal with world powers by May 12 he will refuse to extend US sanctions relief for Iran.

Saudi says it intercepts Houthi missiles in Riyadh and southern cities

Saudi says it intercepts Houthi missiles in Riyadh and southern cities

Saudi Arabia's air defence forces intercepted at least three ballistic missiles fired at Saudi cities by Yemen's Houthis, who claimed to have targeted the defence ministry in Riyadh and a Saudi Aramco distribution facility in Najran on Wednesday.

Hawaii panics after false alert of incoming missile

Hawaii panics after false alert of incoming missile

An alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile aimed at Hawaii was sent in error Saturday, sowing panic and confusion across the US state -- which is already on edge over the risk of attack -- before officials dubbed it a "false alarm."

Saudi intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh

Saudi intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh

Saudi air defences intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the capital Riyadh on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition said, the latest attack by a Yemeni group that could escalate a proxy war between the kingdom and regional rival Tehran.

South Korea's Moon to visit China next week

South Korea's Moon to visit China next week

South Korean President Moon Jae-In will visit China next week for talks on North Korea and other issues, amid tentative signs of diplomatic movement after months of high tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile threats.

North Korea missile test raises flight safety concerns

North Korea missile test raises flight safety concerns

North Korea has conducted a flurry of missile tests this year in defiance of repeated international protests, including from aviation authorities.

US and South Korea begin largest-ever joint air drill

US and South Korea begin largest-ever joint air drill

The five-day Vigilant Ace drill -- involving 230 aircraft, including F-22 Raptor stealth jet fighters, and tens of thousands of troops -- began on Monday morning, Seoul's air force said.