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North Korea fires two short-range projectiles toward East

North Korea fires two short-range projectiles toward East

Seoul: North Korea fired two short-range projectiles from a western region toward the East Sea on Thursday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, amid a lack of progress in denuclearization talks with the United States and chilled inter-Korean ties. The projectiles were fired at 4:35 p.m. and 4:38 p.m. from areas in the […]

EU nations condemn N.K. missile test, urge meaningful talks with U.S.

EU nations condemn N.K. missile test, urge meaningful talks with U.S.

New York: European Union members of the U.N. Security Council have condemned North Korea’s latest missile launch as a clear violation of U.N. resolutions and urged the regime to engage in “meaningful” denuclearization negotiations with the United States. Britain, France, Germany, Poland and Belgium, as well as Estonia, which joins the council in January, issued […]

Hours after offering to resume talks with U.S., North Korea fires short-range projectiles toward East Sea

Hours after offering to resume talks with U.S., North Korea fires short-range projectiles toward East Sea

Seoul: North Korea fired two short-range projectiles from a western region toward the East Sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, just hours after the communist nation offered to resume nuclear talks with the United States. The projectiles were fired at 6:53 a.m. and 7:12 a.m. from areas in the city of Kaechon, South Pyongan […]

North Korean hosts ‘undeclared’ base for missiles 165 kilometers northeast of Seoul

North Korean hosts ‘undeclared’ base for missiles 165 kilometers northeast of Seoul

  A new study spotlighting an “undeclared” North Korean missile base that hosts medium-range weapons was released Friday. The Kumchon-ni (금천리) missile operating base is located within North Korea’s tactical missile belt, in Anbyon-gun (안변군, Anbyon County), Kangwon-do (강원도, Kangwon Province), 75 kilometers north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), 165 kilometers northeast of Seoul and […]

Seoul keeps eye on situation as tensions escalate over N.K. missiles

Seoul keeps eye on situation as tensions escalate over N.K. missiles

South Korea will keep a close watch on the latest developments on the Korean Peninsula, a unification ministry official said Thursday, as uncertainty has grown over the prospect of inter-Korean relations with the North’s firing of short-range missiles. Earlier in the morning, North Korea launched two short-range missiles into the East Sea. It came less […]

Signs of N. Korea reassembling part of Dongchang-ri missile site detected: source

Signs of N. Korea reassembling part of Dongchang-ri missile site detected: source

South Korea has detected signs of North Korea restoring an ancillary building of its Dongchang-ri long-range missile launch site that it partially disassembled last year, a government source in Seoul said Wednesday. On Tuesday, Beyond Parallel, a project of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, said that its satellite imagery analysis showed […]

South Korea call on North Korea to stop their attempted rocket launch

South Korea call on North Korea to stop their attempted rocket launch

As North Korea revealed its plans for what it called a satellite launch, the South Korean government has warned that it would have to pay a severe price if it proceeds with the move. After a National Security Council(NSC) meeting Wednesday morning, First Deputy Director of the top office’s National Security Office Cho Tae-yong issued the warning. Cho urged the […]

Iran Launches its Missiles for Test

Iran Launches its Missiles for Test

An Iranian missile is launched during Iranian naval maneuvers dubbed Velayat 90 on the Sea of Oman, Iran, Jan. 2, 2012. Iran successfully test-fired long range and short range missiles during its military drill in the Strait of Hormuz on Monday, state media reported. <Photo: Xinhua> news@theasian.asia  

Naval Excercise Makes Tension in Middle East

Naval Excercise Makes Tension in Middle East

Iranian soldiers attend naval maneuvers dubbed Velayat 90 on the Sea of Oman, Iran, on Dec. 31, 2011. Deputy Commander of Iran’s Navy Rear Admiral Seyyed Mahmoud Mousavi said Sunday that for the first time, Iran test fired anti-radar, mid-range missile “successfully” in the ongoing naval drills in its southern waters, the official IRNA news […]

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