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World North Korea Appears to Have Fired Missile, Japan Says

10:50  28 november  2019
10:50  28 november  2019 Source:   bloomberg.com

Defying U.S. pressure, South Korea to end intelligence pact with Japan

  Defying U.S. pressure, South Korea to end intelligence pact with Japan Defying U.S. pressure, South Korea to end intelligence pact with JapanSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is set to let lapse an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan on Saturday amid a bitter feud over history and trade, defying mounting U.S. pressure to maintain a key element of their trilateral security cooperation.

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea carried out one of its most provocative missile tests in recent years early Tuesday morning, hurling a ballistic “ North Korea ’s reckless action of launching a missile that passed over Japan is an unprecedented, serious and grave threat,” said Japan ’s prime

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile across Japan , creating new tension in the region after its nuclear bomb test less than two weeks ago. Pace of tests has increased in recent months; experts say North Korea appears to be making significant advances towards building a reliable long-range

(Bloomberg) -- North Korea appears to have fired off at least one missile on Thursday, Japan’s Coast Guard said, without providing further information.

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA - APRIL 24: North Korean flag in the city, Pyongan Province, Pyongyang, North Korea on April 24, 2010 in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Photo by Eric Lafforgue/Art In All Of Us/Corbis via Getty Images) © Eric Lafforgue/Art In All Of Us/Corbis via Getty Images PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA - APRIL 24: North Korean flag in the city, Pyongan Province, Pyongyang, North Korea on April 24, 2010 in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Photo by Eric Lafforgue/Art In All Of Us/Corbis via Getty Images)

North Korea has tested a series of a ballistic missiles since May, with the last barrage being fired in late October.

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