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19 Oct
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
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.
16 Sep 2017
The U.S. has military options to deal with North Korea. That message coming hours after Pyongyang shot yet another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean.
30 Aug 2017
The United Nations comes down hard on North Korea for its latest missile test, but for now, there are no new sanctions against the regime.
26 Aug 2017
Japanese Cabinet Minister Yoshihide Suga said North Korea's missile launch on Saturday posed no threat to Japan but they remained on high alert.
13 Aug 2017
Catholics attending a Sunday mass in Guam pray for peace amid missile threats from North Korea.
5 Aug 2017
ASEAN Foreign ministers have opened a regional meeting in the Philippines capital, stressing the need for partnership. But with North Korea in attendance, its recent missile tests are likely to dominate discussions.
1 Aug 2017
President Trump vows to deal with the North Korea missile crisis, telling reporters during a cabinet meeting, “we handle everything,” without offering specifics.

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