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South Korea's Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectile was launched on Sunday afternoon local time. The test comes a week after North Korea tested another missile, which it said was a new type of rocket capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead.
Last Monday, the UN Security Council again demanded that Pyongyang conduct no further such tests. It stressed the importance of North Korea "immediately showing sincere commitment to denuclearization through concrete action".
Earlier on Sunday, the North's state-run media had said it would continue to launch more "weapons capable of striking" the US
The hermit kingdom claim Kim Song-il was lured into a plot to assassinate their tyrannical leader by the CIA and South Korea’s National Intelligence service (NIS) with a biochemical substance.
The footage shows the alleged terrorist claiming he had discussed ways of killing the cruel dictator with South Korean intelligence – including placing a biochemical substance in an air conditioner. The NIS has denied any involvement in the alleged incident following reports from the paranoid dictatorship.
Julian Ryall, in Tokyo
20 May 2017 • 7:19pm
The ballistic missile launched by North Korea on May 14 successfully re-entered the Earth's atmosphere, according to analysts, a significant breakthrough for Pyongyang's missile programme.
Defence officials in South Korea and the US have confirmed that the launch of the liquid- fuel Hwasong-12 was a success.
North Korea claimed that the weapon reached an altitude of 2,111.5 km (1,312 miles) and travelled a distance of 489 miles before breaching Japan's Air Defence Identification Zone and splashing down in the Sea of Japan.
I think the fact that he hasn't conducted the much expected and planned for Nuclear test probably bears that out , he wants to push it but not to far.
originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: 4N0M4LY
Doing something doesn't mean dropping bombs , efforts will be being made behind the scenes.
An attack on the North now will result in an attack on the south by the North , two launches in a week suggest to me Mr Kim may be testing the new South Korean leader.