Rappler's latest stories on North Korea missiles
(UPDATED) 'The world will witness a new strategic weapon to be possessed by the DPRK in the near future,' says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
'They want to talk and we'll be talking to them,' says US President Donald Trump in his first public reaction to North Korea's announcement of what it calls a 'new phase' in its arsenal
North Korea's state media says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised a fresh test of a 'super-large multiple rocket launcher' system
No further details are immediately available but these are the latest to be fired since July. Previous launches have been identified as short-range missiles.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the 'newly developed' system was a 'great weapon'
(UPDATED) Defence officials in South Korea say 2 short-range ballistic missiles were fired by North Korea at daybreak
'He will do the right thing because he is far too smart not to, and he does not want to disappoint his friend, President Trump,' says the US President in a tweet
Despite North Korea saying its missile launches are a 'solemn warning to the South Korean warmongers', a Pentagon official says there is 'no adjustment or change in plans'
(UPDATED) South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff say the two devices were fired from the Wonsan area on the east coast at dawn and flew around 250 kilometers
(3rd UPDATE) South Korean President Moon Jae-in says Pyongyang's latest move had 'an element of protest and is a pressuring action to steer the nuclear talks in a direction it desires'
Pyongyang appears to be developing at least one or two liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles, The Washington Post reports
The decision comes months after similar moves by Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates, who are also key regional allies of the United States
'I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-Un,' Trump tells The Wall Street Journal in an interview
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(UPDATED) South Korea's presidential Blue House welcomes the dialogue offer
(UPDATED) US-led efforts to isolate Kim Jong-Un, cripple his economy, and force him to negotiate his own disarmament have failed to prevent this week's test of an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching US cities
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Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano calls on North Korea to stop 'such provocative and highly dangerous actions'
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A brief report by North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency says China wants to 'develop the traditional friendly relations between the two parties and countries'
(UPDATED) The ASEAN Chairman's Statement voices 'grave concern' over North Korea's 'recent provocative and threatening actions'
Tensions between the US and North Korea mixed Q2 corporate results and political developments also contribute to investor hesitancy according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg calls for North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs
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Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano urges North Korea to halt these dangerous and provocative actions which heighten tensions increase instability and the risk of miscalculation and could possibly endanger lives
UPDATED No North Korean missile had overflown Japan for years and the launch comes after a strained period on the peninsula following Pyongyang s testing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles ICBMs last month
We are going to continue our peaceful pressure campaign to see if we can bring the regime in Pyongyang to the negotiating table says US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
UPDATED Two of the missiles failed in flight and the 3rd blew up almost immediately says a spokesman for the US Pacific Command
Trump s remarks at a rally in Phoenix come hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said talks with the nuclear armed North over its banned weapons programs might be possible in the near future
This alert level covers nearly 70 000 Filipinos in Guam and the Northern Marianas a group of islands that includes Saipan
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There s nothing imminent today But make no mistake about it the increased chance that there will be a nuclear missile in Denver is a very serious threat says CIA Director Mike Pompeo
The preparations come amid a tense escalation of threats between the United States and North Korea over the latter s recent gains in nuclear weapons technology
AFP spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla says while debris could hit some northern coastal areas in the country in case of a North Korean missile strike on Guam that’s something that we see as remote
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warmly welcomes North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho to Manila
I am very disappointed in China Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade yet they do NOTHING for us with North Korea just talk Trump writes
Beijing urges North Korea to abide by UN resolutions and stop taking actions that could worsen the situation
UPDATED China condemns the test but US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Beijing and Moscow bear unique responsibility for the growing threat posed by the reclusive North
The US Army says the exercise involved the surface to surface Army Tactical Missile System and South Korea s Hyunmoo Missile II
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The joint statement issued after a meeting between leaders Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping in Moscow follow an announcement by North Korea that it had test fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile
UPDATED The launched cruise rockets accurately detected and hit the floating targets on the East Sea of Korea the State run Korean Central News Agency reports
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The drill comes less than a week after nuclear armed North Korea test fired a short range projectile which fell provocatively close to Japan
China Pyongyang s ally backs the sanctions but renews its appeal for dialogue to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula
North Korea must immediately and fully comply with all relevant UN Security Council Resolutions and abandon all nuclear and ballistic missile programs in a complete verifiable and irreversible manner
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4th UPDATE South Korea describes the launch as reckless and irresponsible while the US military stresses ironclad commitment to defend its allies