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Evacuation warnings, missile fears stoke N. Korea crisis
Evacuation warnings, missile fears stoke N. Korea crisis

Foreign diplomats in Pyongyang huddled on Saturday to discuss a North Korean evacuation advisory as concerns grew that the isolated state was preparing a missile launch at a time of soaring nuclear tensions.

Evacuation warnings, missile fears stoke N. Korea crisis
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US wary as N. Korea missile danger escalates

The United States said it was taking "all necessary precautions" after North Korea rang fresh alarms in an escalating crisis by moving a medium-range missile Thursday to its east coast.

US wary as N. Korea missile danger escalates
US boosts missile defence, N. Korea warns of nuclear strike
US boosts missile defence, N. Korea warns of nuclear strike

The United States has scrambled to reinforce its Pacific missile defences, preparing to send ground-based interceptors to Guam.

US boosts missile defence, N. Korea warns of nuclear strike
US to boost missile defenses against N. Korea
US to boost missile defenses against N. Korea

The US Friday said it would bolster defenses against a possible North Korean missile strike a week after Pyongyang threatened a "pre-emptive" nuclear attack against its arch-foe.

US to boost missile defenses against N. Korea
Turkey blasts Assad regime as Aleppo toll rises
Turkey blasts Assad regime as Aleppo toll rises

Turkey lashed out against Syria as the death toll from a missile strike on Aleppo rose to 58 Sunday, while a US official urged the opposition to reconsider its boycott of international meetings.

Turkey blasts Assad regime as Aleppo toll rises
Syria army using missiles to advance on Aleppo: NGO
Syria army using missiles to advance on Aleppo: NGO

The Syrian army's use of surface-to-surface missiles on Aleppo is part of a bid to advance on the northern city, swathes of which have fallen into rebel hands since mid-2012.

Syria army using missiles to advance on Aleppo: NGO
South Korea flexes missile power after North test
South Korea flexes missile power after North test

Two days after North Korea's nuclear test, South Korea touted Thursday the deployment of a new cruise missile capable of hitting targets in the North "anywhere, anytime".

South Korea flexes missile power after North test
S. Korea to deploy guided missiles at sea border: report
S. Korea to deploy guided missiles at sea border: report

South Korea plans to deploy Israeli-made precision guided missiles near its tense sea border with North Korea next month, including an island shelled by the North in 2010.

S. Korea to deploy guided missiles at sea border: report
US to deploy Patriot missiles, troops to Turkey: report
US to deploy Patriot missiles, troops to Turkey: report

The United States plans to send two rocket-intercepting Patriot missile batteries and 400 military personnel to Turkey to deter Syrian attacks.

US to deploy Patriot missiles, troops to Turkey: report
Syria regime using missiles, barrel bombs: US
Syria regime using missiles, barrel bombs: US

The Syrian regime has begun using missiles and barrel bombs against rebels, a top US official said Wednesday, signaling a dangerous escalation of the deadly 21-month-old conflict.

Syria regime using missiles, barrel bombs: US
US Navy deploys ships before North Korean launch
US Navy deploys ships before North Korean launch

The United States has deployed naval ships equipped with ballistic missile defenses and is monitoring North Korea "very closely" ahead of an anticipated rocket launch.

US Navy deploys ships before North Korean launch
Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile
Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Pakistan on Wednesday test fired a nuclear-capable ballistic missile with a range of 1,300 kilometres (800 miles), the military said.

Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile
Israel reports success in new missile defence test
Israel reports success in new missile defence test

Israeli and US defence officials have successfully tested the David's Sling missile defence system, completing the first phase of the weapon's development.

Israel reports success in new missile defence test
N. Korea preparing for missile launch: Japanese media
N. Korea preparing for missile launch: Japanese media

US satellites have picked up signs that North Korea is preparing to launch a long-range missile.

N. Korea preparing for missile launch: Japanese media
N. Korea shipped missile parts to Syria: media
N. Korea shipped missile parts to Syria: media

North Korea tried to export ballistic missile parts to Syria in May in violation of UN sanctions, Japanese media said Wednesday, citing diplomats who have seen a classified UN report.

N. Korea shipped missile parts to Syria: media
N.Korea carries out tests for missiles: think tank
N.Korea carries out tests for missiles: think tank

North Korea has conducted motor tests to improve its long-range missiles after a failed launch in April, a US think tank said Monday after reviewing new satellite images.

N.Korea carries out tests for missiles: think tank
US pushing Gulf nations to develop missile defense
US pushing Gulf nations to develop missile defense

The United States is pushing Gulf countries to develop missile defense plans, amid what they see is a rising threat from Iran.

US pushing Gulf nations to develop missile defense
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US vulnerable to long-range missile attack

The US could be vulnerable to attack from long-range ballistic missiles unless the government overhauls the country's "fragile" missile defense system.

US vulnerable to long-range missile attack
US looks at new early-warning radar for Japan: officials
US looks at new early-warning radar for Japan: officials

US and Japanese officials are considering deploying a new US early-warning radar to Japan to help counter possible missile threats from North Korea.

US looks at new early-warning radar for Japan: officials
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Pyongyang parade's fake missiles and smuggled Mercedes: UN

North Korea may have put fake versions of a new missile on display at a major military parade this year, UN sanctions experts said in a report.

Pyongyang parade's fake missiles and smuggled Mercedes: UN