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# Missile

This year
2023
North Korea fires missiles ahead of key anniversary
South Korea’s defence ministry said two ballistic missiles flew about 400 kilometers before falling into the sea.
International team blames Putin for supplying missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines MH17
The announcement comes after a Dutch court convicted two Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their roles in shooting down the Boeing 777 almost ten years ago.
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North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest weapons test
The launch came soon after the US pledged to resume diplomacy over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.
Iranian missile kills 19 people in friendly fire incident
Iranian media rarely report on mishaps during its exercises, signalling the severity of this incident.
'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.
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”.
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.
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.
'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.
Message warning people about 'ballistic missile threat' in Hawaii was sent in error
People were told to “seek immediate shelter”.
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”.
'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan
The missile was launched from near Pyongyang.
'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.
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.
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”.
North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?
Like father, not necessarily like son.
North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?
The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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).
North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger
The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.
Trump's secretary of state says US has 'no comment' after North Korea launches missile
“The United States has spoken enough about North Korea.”
North Korea fires ballistic missile drawing tough response from Trump
The exact type of missile has yet to be identified.
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.
North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan
The launch has been met with fury by Japan.
North Korea test fires apparent ballistic missile
The launch was apparently successful but the missile failed in the early stage of flight.
A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China
The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.
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).
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.
China could now wipe most countries off the map if it wanted to
You’d be grand in South America, if you’re worried.
One of Man United's rumoured transfer targets just tried to burst the net with this missile
Memphis Depay continues to impress for PSV.
Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time
It is believed a heat-seeking missile shot down the warplane.
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.
Updated: Ballistic missilies fired in Mediterranean was US-Israel drill
Russia’s Defence Ministry detected ‘ballistic objects’ being launched in the area this morning.
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.
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.
South Korea raises alert as North Korea missile test looks likely
Tensions are growing ahead of a key anniversary in North Korea this week.
Satellite images show North Korea launch operations
The US is claiming the North Korean rocket launch is a smokescreen for long-range missile tests.