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North Korea fires two ballistic missiles

North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its coast on Friday, the latest in a series of launches since the start of this month, the South Korean military has said. Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it “detected the launches from the Tongchon area in Kangwon Province.” The …

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North Korea fires ballistic missiles, Japan says

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles towards its eastern waters early on Sunday, the Japanese Defense Ministry announced. The launches, which came after the US moved an aircraft carrier to South Korea, mark Pyongyang’s seventh round of test firings in two weeks.  The ministry said that the two projectiles were …

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North Korea fires two cruise missiles – media

North Korea fired two cruise missiles off its west coast into the Yellow Sea early on Wednesday, a South Korean military source told Yonhap news agency. The alleged missile test coincided with a press conference by South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, marking 100 days since he took office. It also …

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Zelensky fires security chiefs amid crackdown

President Vladimir Zelensky on Monday fired the heads of three regional offices of the nation’s Security Service (SBU), Ukraine’s successor to the KGB. Earlier, he dismissed the top official in the agency, citing widespread treason among agents. The top security officials in the Kiev, Lviv, and Ternopol regions were fired …

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North Korea fires artillery shots – media

The South Korean military detected “trajectories” which are believed to be artillery shots fired by North Korea on Sunday evening. There was no information on the exact number of shots or the origin of projectiles in a text message sent by the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) to reporters, which …

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UK PM Johnson fires former key ally

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dismissed Leveling Up, Housing and Communities Secretary Michael Gove amid a wave of resignations of senior cabinet officials and calls for the PM himself to step down. Downing Street confirmed the decision to the media. Gove was previously seen as one of Johnson’s main …

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Ukraine fires top official behind claims of Russian war crimes

Ukrainian lawmakers voted on Tuesday to remove the nation’s human rights commissioner, Lyudmila Denisova, from her post. The official has been accused of failing to perform duties and in particular of spreading unverified information about atrocities supposedly committed by Russian troops in Ukraine. Such actions only tarnished Ukraine’s image, MPs …

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North Korea fires 3 missiles after Quad rebuke

Three ballistic missiles took off from North Korea, the South Korean military reported on Wednesday morning local time. The launches came after the US, Japan, India and Australia – the so-called “Quad” – condemned the North Korean missile program and pledged themselves to “a free and open Indo-Pacific that is …

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North Korea fires ‘projectile’ into Sea of Japan – Seoul

North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile into the Sea of Japan, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said on Saturday. Yonhap news agency quoted a military source as saying the weapons test likely involved a ballistic missile. The reported missile test is the second conducted by the …

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China test-fires hypersonic anti-ship missile – reports (VIDEO)

The Chinese military has apparently test-fired their most advanced shipborne hypersonic missile – dubbed YJ-21 or ‘Eagle Strike-21’ – ahead of the Chinese Navy’s 73rd anniversary celebrations, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported on Thursday. A short video clip that has surfaced on social media shows what …

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