Pyongyang on Sunday hit back at international criticism of its latest missile test, warning that it would take action as a "fully-fledged military power."
The US and South Korea agreed to install an anti-ballistic missile system on the East Asian peninsula to improve defence capabilities against North Korea, officials said in Seoul Friday.
North Korea on Thursday said it had successfully fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile.
North Korea test-fired two medium-range missiles early Wednesday, a media report said, with the United States and Japan condemning the communist hermit state's actions.
The United States on Tuesday joined North Korea's neighbours in strongly condemning an attempt by Pyongyang to launch a missile.
North Korea's attempt to launch a missile earlier Tuesday has drawn heavy condemnation from its neighbours, with tension still high on the peninsula.
An attempt by North Korea to launch a ballistic missile from its east coast Friday apparently failed, a spokesman for South Korea's Defence Ministry said.
The UN Security Council "strongly" condemns the missile launch by North Korea and vows to "expeditiously" adopt a resolution imposing new measures, says Rafael Ramirez, Venezuelan ambassador to...