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# missiles - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles

South Korea said that the missiles were fired towards the sea.

# missiles - Monday 2 March, 2020

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months

The lack of testing activity in past months had experts wondering whether the North was holding back its weapons displays.

# missiles - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Four children among those killed after missiles hit Syrian school

Missiles fired by Syrian regime forces killed eight civilians today, a war monitor has said.

# missiles - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

# missiles - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week

The far-north town of Nyonoska was affected by the blast during the testing of a jet engine.

# missiles - Friday 12 July, 2019

Turkey receives first batch of Russian missile defence system angering US

NATO said it’s “concerned about the potential consequences” of the purchase.

# missiles - Monday 18 February, 2019

‘I don’t care, I believe Putin': Ex-FBI chief details alleged Trump denials about North Korea's nuclear arsenal Andrew McCabe This post contains videos

‘I don’t care, I believe Putin': Ex-FBI chief details alleged Trump denials about North Korea's nuclear arsenal

Andrew McCabe was acting director general of the FBI after the firing of James Comey.

# missiles - Monday 27 August, 2018

Israel developing missiles to hit anywhere in Middle East, defence minister says

“The project for setting up a precision rocket and missile system is underway.”

# missiles - Saturday 21 April, 2018

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

# missiles - Monday 23 October, 2017

From The42 'I was the target of lots of missiles, cans, baguettes' Hate

'I was the target of lots of missiles, cans, baguettes'

Neymar was also constantly harried and niggled by a series of fouls in the grudge game in Marseille.

# missiles - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation

His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

# missiles - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Tensions in the region have been rising.

# missiles - Monday 7 August, 2017

US tells North Korea: 'Stop missile tests if you want to talk'

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a US-drafted sanctions package over the weekend.

# missiles - Sunday 6 August, 2017

New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'

A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.

# missiles - Saturday 8 July, 2017

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

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

# missiles - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons

Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.

# missiles - Monday 6 March, 2017

"A new stage of threat": Condemnation of North Korea as missiles reach Japanese waters

The US and South Korea began annual joint military exercises last week – and they always infuriate Pyongyang.

# missiles - Monday 22 February, 2016

From The42 Chelsea promise to ban fans found guilty of throwing coins at Man City players Zero Tolerance

Chelsea promise to ban fans found guilty of throwing coins at Man City players

Missiles were sent from the lower section of the Matthew Harding Stand as City celebrated their goal.

# missiles - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Parents asked 'do you know where your kids are?' after teenagers riot

Two teenage boys were arrested as officers responded to the scene last night.

# missiles - Monday 14 July, 2014

Russian missile system used against Ukraine, Poroshenko claims

Russian state TV said that Ukrainian troops “crucified” a three-year-old boy.

# missiles - Thursday 26 December, 2013

America is sending missiles and drones to Iraq War

America is sending missiles and drones to Iraq

The weapons were shipped on the back of increased Al-Qaeda violence.

# missiles - Monday 15 July, 2013

Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence?

While protect itself with the threat of using nuclear weapons is far from ideal, it is infinitely preferable to the situation in which the US has now found itself: chasing its tail over costly and ineffective missile technology, writes Jason Douglas.

# missiles - Sunday 19 May, 2013

North Korea fires another short-range missile from east coast

The test is the fourth launch in just two days, at a time when tensions with South Korea and Japan remain high.

# missiles - Saturday 18 May, 2013

North Korea launches three short-range missiles

They were fired as part of a military drill, landing in the Sea of Japan.

# missiles - Monday 29 April, 2013

Near-miss as two missiles target Russian passenger plane over Syria

159 passengers were on the NordWind Airlines plane when two land-to-air missiles exploded nearby.

# missiles - Friday 5 April, 2013

North Korea tells European countries it cannot guarantee embassy safety

European countries have been told to consider withdrawing personnel from Pyongyang if the tension there escalates further.

North Korea moves missile to its coast, increasing tensions

“The North is apparently intent on firing missiles without prior warning,” a South Korean official said.

# missiles - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack

The Pentagon said this evening that the US remains “vigilant in the face of North Korean provocations” as it announced the deployment of the missile system.

# missiles - Friday 23 November, 2012

Syria: Turkey request for missiles 'new act of provocation'

Syria’s foreign ministry accused Ankara of causing “tension and destruction”.

# missiles - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Explainer: How Israel developed its 'Iron Dome' rocket defence system

Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system has been used heavily over the last week. Here’s the story behind it…

# missiles - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

North Korea says its rockets can hit the US, analysts say it's bluster

The secretive state’s latest public comment came in response to the announcement of a new deal between South Korea and the US to triple the range of its missiles.

# missiles - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

London tower block residents lose appeal against missiles on roof

The missiles are to be placed on the roof of the complex for the duration of the Olympic Games.

# missiles - Monday 2 July, 2012

Iran prepares for 'war games' as sanctions take effect

Three-day drill starts days after EU and US imposed new sanctions.

# missiles - Saturday 30 June, 2012

UN experts to investigate North Korea's Mercs

In new UN report, sanctions experts raise issue of luxury cars in Pyongyang and suggest fake missiles were used in major NK military parade.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning.

# missiles - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Use of drones 'ethical' and 'wise' says White House adviser Drones This post contains videos

Use of drones 'ethical' and 'wise' says White House adviser

Counter-terrorism chief John Brennan defended US drone attacks.

# missiles - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Missiles installed on London roof in advance of Olympics

Residents of a London apartment complex have been informed that missiles and soldiers will be stationed on their roof for the duration of the Games.

# missiles - Monday 2 April, 2012

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The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# missiles - Friday 6 January, 2012

War games: Iran planning further naval drill

Iranian media reports that naval exercises will be held in the Strait of Hormuz next month.

# missiles - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Medvedev: Russia will deploy missiles if US shield goes ahead in Europe

Russian president takes a tough stance over the controversial missile defence shield,

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