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North Korea fires multiple ballistic missiles, Seoul says

The South Korean military said at least eight missiles were shot by North Korea off its east coast. The move follows joint US-South Korea naval exercises in the Philippine Sea.

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North Korea has been facing sanctions by the United Nations since 2006 over its nuclear weapons program. There are nearly a dozen UN sanctions that target individuals and the government. But they are hard to enforce.
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North Korea's missile launch is the latest in a series of tests conducted in less than two weeks. It comes just days after the US imposed new sanctions on the nuclear-armed country.
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North Korean state media said the country would consider restarting "suspended activities," amid preparations for a "long-term confrontation" with the United States.
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