North Korea fired eight ballistic missiles in a drill that adds to its record pace of launches for the year.
Officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan have met in Seoul for talks on North Korea amid signs the country is preparing to conduct a nuclear test for the first time since 2017.
"Our intelligence does reflect the genuine possibility" of nuclear-capable missile tests or a nuclear weapon test around the time of US President Biden's trip, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan says.
US asks China to put more pressure on North Korea as Pyongyang intensifies its nuclear tests while Beijing says sanctions are not constructive.
North Korea successfully has test fired a new type of tactical guided weapon, to boost operations of tactical nukes on frontlines.
For over 50 years, France deliberately concealed the impact of radioactive contamination from its tests on the Pacific island which infected almost "entire population" of French Polynesia, a new investigation reveals.
Admiral Harry Harris says every test, even it if fails, succeeds in bringing DPRK leader Kim Jong-un closer to his aspiration of being able to deliver nuclear warheads anywhere in the world.
North Korea's allies, China and Russia, have expressed worries that the anti-missile system's radar will be able to track their own military capabilities, and that the deployment will do nothing to lower temperatures on the Korean peninsula.
South Korea threatens to reduce the North Korean capital to ashes if it shows any signs of mounting a nuclear attack.
The latest missile test has alarmed Tokyo, which has expressed its outrage, while also ramping up tensions with South Korea and the United States.
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