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# missile - Monday 11 May, 2020

Iranian missile kills 19 people in friendly fire incident

Iranian media rarely report on mishaps during its exercises, signalling the severity of this incident.

# missile - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Highly likely' Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine airliner, US officials say

The plane crashed outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board.

# missile - Saturday 30 November, 2019

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

The isolated state also called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the “most stupid man ever known in history”.

# missile - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

Washington and Pyongyang are set to resume long-stalled talks in the coming days.

# missile - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Investigators say missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military

The Malaysian Airlines flight was blown out of the sky over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014.

# missile - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii

Residents and tourists alike remained rattled after the mistaken alert was blasted out to cellphones across the islands.

# missile - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Message warning people about 'ballistic missile threat' in Hawaii was sent in error

People were told to “seek immediate shelter”.

# missile - Monday 4 December, 2017

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

# missile - Friday 15 September, 2017

# missile - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert

North Korea sent a ballistic missile over Japan as part of tests.

# missile - Monday 28 August, 2017

North Korea launches missile that flies over Japan

Tokyo also said it overflew its territory, with the prime minister saying the government would take “full steps” to ensure the safety of the Japanese people.

# missile - Friday 28 July, 2017

North Korea launches another missile hours after US and Japan step up sanctions

The launch came a day after North Korea celebrated what it calls “Victory Day”.

# missile - Saturday 15 July, 2017

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Like father, not necessarily like son.

# missile - Saturday 8 July, 2017

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

# missile - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile

“Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?” Donald Trump asked on Twitter, in reference to the North Korean leader.

# missile - Friday 23 June, 2017

America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile

President Donald Trump has made halting the North Korean nuclear threat his number one foreign policy priority.

# missile - Monday 29 May, 2017

North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks

It’s the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its nuclear weapons ambitions.

# missile - Monday 15 May, 2017

North Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range

Kim Jong-Un is said to have hugged officials and said they had ‘worked hard to achieve a great thing’.

# missile - Sunday 14 May, 2017

US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile

The missile flew more than 700 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea).

# missile - Saturday 29 April, 2017

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

# missile - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Trump's secretary of state says US has 'no comment' after North Korea launches missile

“The United States has spoken enough about North Korea.”

# missile - Sunday 12 February, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile drawing tough response from Trump

The exact type of missile has yet to be identified.

# missile - Sunday 1 January, 2017

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017

In his New Year’s speech, Kim Jong-Un added that the country had significantly bolstered its nuclear deterrent in 2016.

# missile - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan

The launch has been met with fury by Japan.

# missile - Saturday 9 July, 2016

North Korea test fires apparent ballistic missile

The launch was apparently successful but the missile failed in the early stage of flight.

# missile - Friday 1 July, 2016

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China

The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.

# missile - Saturday 9 April, 2016

North Korea says it has made a major breakthrough in hitting the US with a missile

The rogue nation claims to have tested a new engine for an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM).

# missile - Thursday 29 October, 2015

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Watch: Vladimir Putin has brought a terrifying weapon with him into Syria

The ‘Blazing Sun’ flamethrower missile is reportedly being deployed against Isis militants in the west of the country.

# missile - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

China could now wipe most countries off the map if it wanted to

You’d be grand in South America, if you’re worried.

# missile - Saturday 18 April, 2015

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One of Man United's rumoured transfer targets just tried to burst the net with this missile

Memphis Depay continues to impress for PSV.

# missile - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time

It is believed a heat-seeking missile shot down the warplane.

# missile - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster

Edel Mahady’s family said she would not want time wasted hating those responsible for her death.

# missile - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Updated: Ballistic missilies fired in Mediterranean was US-Israel drill

Russia’s Defence Ministry detected ‘ballistic objects’ being launched in the area this morning.

# missile - Monday 15 April, 2013

John Kerry pushes for talks as North Korea threatens defiant missile launch

There is speculation that North Korea will try a missile test today to coincide with birthday celebrations for former leader Kim Il-Sung.

# missile - Friday 12 April, 2013

Pentagon report says North Korea has capability of nuclear strike

High-ranking officials have played down the report, however, saying there is no US consensus on North Korea’s abilities.

# missile - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

South Korea raises alert as North Korea missile test looks likely

Tensions are growing ahead of a key anniversary in North Korea this week.

# missile - Monday 2 April, 2012

Satellite images show North Korea launch operations

The US is claiming the North Korean rocket launch is a smokescreen for long-range missile tests.

# missile - Monday 2 January, 2012

Iran holds second test with surface-to-surface missile

The ‘Ghader’ missile is an upgraded version of a previous missile with a 200km reach – prompting fears of marine warfare.

# missile - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Iran tests surface-to-air missile

The country says it performed the test today – amid reports it is a drill for closing waterway should the West block Iran’s oil sales.

# missile - Saturday 19 November, 2011

US budget woes could threaten European missile defence plans

A slice of the US defence budget is expected to be cut following a breakdown in talks in the US.