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3 days ago
Police say the missile completely destroyed a residential building in the center of Kramatorsk. Meanwhile, EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has arrived in Kyiv ahead of an EU summit in the capital. DW has more.
19 Nov
North Korea has fired a missile towards the Sea of Japan, the South Korean military has said. Pyongyang promised a "fiercer" response to the US presence in the region.
17 Nov
US officials say initial findings suggest a missile that hit Poland was fired by Ukrainian forces at an incoming Russian missile.
13 Apr 2022
The system would be based on Israel's Arrow 3 model and would be capable of intercepting long-range ballistic missiles. "We must prepare ourselves," said German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
4 Apr 2022
South Korea's defense ministry has said that North Korea fired an existing intercontinental ballistic missile and not a new one in last week's test launch.
17 Jan 2022
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.
19 Oct 2021
A report in the "Financial Times" suggested China had launched a low orbit "missile" that could penetrate current defense systems. The Asian superpower said it was for "peaceful" usage.
22 Jun 2021
The Biden administration is to move Patriot anti-missile batteries from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait and Jordan. The Pentagon refused to say where the technology is being relocated.
12 Jan 2020
Ukraine asked Western powers to share data to help determine whether it was an Iranian missile that caused a plane crash earlier this week. Germany's foreign minister is calling for "the greatest possible transparency."
16 Jul 2019
The White House has reportedly settled on a sanctions package to punish Turkey for receiving parts of a Russian missile defense system. We learned that the U.S. is preparing to announce them later this week. But the expectation among lira traders is that the economic impact will be minimum.
5 Nov 2017
Yemeni TV station shows launch of missile, says aimed at Saudi King Khaled airport.
17 Sep 2017
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump agree to exert stronger pressure through sanctions on North Korea following its nuclear and missile tests.

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