China warns U.S. over long-range anti-missile system deployed in South Korea

Malaysia has ordered the North Korean envoy out of the country following the murder of Kim Jong-nam the half brother of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un

USA disarmament ambassador Robert Wood condemned the tests as North Korea's latest violation of UN Security Council resolutions.

South Korea's acting President Hwang Kyo Ahn has condemned the launches as a direct challenge to the global community and said Seoul would swiftly deploy a USA anti-missile defence system despite angry objections from China.

"The launches are clearly in violation of (U.N.) Security Council resolutions".

The missiles traveled about 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) and three of them landed in waters close to Japan that are part of its exclusive economic zone.

The United States has begun assembling its missile defense system in South Korea, following yesterday's news that North Korea deployed four more missiles Monday morning.

The four ballistic missiles fired Monday morning were launched by a military unit "tasked to strike the bases of the USA imperialist aggressor forces in Japan", the KCNA report said.

While North Korea routinely test-fires missiles - including more than two dozen past year - the timing of these launches is particularly sensitive.




A recent report by a United Nations panel of experts said North Korea was resorting to ingenious ways to circumvent sanctions, by setting up front companies, notably in China and Malaysia. North Korea is likely to release a statement as well as photos and video recordings of the launches on Tuesday.

"Because there were four missiles, and if they were launched simultaneously at similar targets, it makes missile defence efforts more hard", Michishita said.

The prime minister expressed his view that Tokyo and Washington should have the same strategic objectives, in line with the ongoing review of US policy toward North Korea.

US officials told NBC the "first elements" of a THAAD installation have already arrived in South Korea, hours after its acting president and prime minister begged for a deployment as quickly as possible there.

That rocket - said by the North to use solid fuel and to be capable of carrying a nuclear warhead - flew east for about 500 kilometres before falling into the Sea of Japan, South Korea said at the time.

A South Korean protester attends a rally to oppose the joint military exercises, dubbed Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, last week.

"It is important for Japan and the United States to share strategic goals", the prime minister said. It could come online as early as next month, South Korea's Yonhap News reported.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top CONCACAF announce full Gold Cup schedule
Mar 09, 2017 - 00:41
Defending champion Mexico, the favorite heading into this year's tournament, is the top seed in Group C. Martinique and the victor of a playoff between Haiti and Nicaragua round out the group.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Patriots make trade for Colts TE Dwayne Allen
Mar 09, 2017 - 00:39
Indianapolis may have moved on from Allen with Doyle's ascension, but the Patriots clearly have a use for him up in Foxborough. Allen isn't coming off a great season, with just 406 yards on 35 catches, but he is a good red-zone threat and a good blocker.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Paterson Mayor Jose Torres Accused of Corruption
Mar 09, 2017 - 00:39
Torres, the first Hispanic mayor of Paterson, won his first term in 2002 as a Democrat and was re-elected in 2006. If convicted, he could be sentenced to spend up to 10 years in prison or pay up to $150,000 in fines.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top The Murders of Biggie and Tupac in the works
Mar 09, 2017 - 00:39
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Wallace quickly went from honor student to small-time drug dealer to the face of East Coast rap. Jonez will make his acting debut in the role of The Notorious B.I.G. after being discovered in a nationwide casting call.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Chance the Rapper, a great Chicagoan
Mar 08, 2017 - 00:51
Chance, whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, last week met on the school row with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, a Republican. We've got the details on how he just donated $1 million to the school system that he is a product of.

Al Franken Call Jeff Sessions' Russia Answer 'Insulting'
Mar 08, 2017 - 00:50
Trump's Attorney General Jeff Sessions has denied misleading a Congressional hearing on his meetings with Russian Federation . Maryland's US attorney was grilled Tuesday on Capitol Hill with Russian Federation as the main focus of senators' questions.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Weather Service Teams to Survey MO Tornado Damage Tuesday
Mar 08, 2017 - 00:47
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Local media reports also described damage to planes and hangars at the Johnson County Executive Airport in Olathe , Kansas.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic banned for three matches
Mar 08, 2017 - 00:46
That means the 35-year-old can still play for United in their Europa League clash at FC Rostov on Thursday March 9. United is sixth in the table, and United fans will not be happy with another season without the Champions League.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Alexis Sanchez row reports "completely false" - Arsene Wenger
Mar 07, 2017 - 00:51
While there's nothing wrong with wanting to win, there's a certain way to go about confronting your teammates to avoid conflict. Playing Olivier Giroud made sense but Wenger said he wanted to play more direct and Alexis is the most direct player I know.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Windy and dry weather lead to fire risk
Mar 07, 2017 - 00:50
Numerous areas will have sustained winds of at least 20 to 40 miles per hour with gusts exceeding 50 miles per hour . Another warm up starts Wednesday as the high reaches the low 60s, and further increases to the low 70s Thursday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Sneak peek at Hugh Grant in Love Actually sequel
Mar 07, 2017 - 00:50
Alan played Harry, her husband , in the film. "We still text each other and see each other". Emma Thompson, who played Karen in the original, won't be returning.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life agree all-share merger
Mar 07, 2017 - 00:50
This will make the group the largest active investment manager in the United Kingdom and the second-largest in Europe. Shares in Standard Life rose 7% in morning trading, while Aberdeen was up 5.3% on news of the merger.

Chance the Rapper meets with IL governor about Chicago school system
Mar 07, 2017 - 00:49
Chance said he and Rauner talked about $215 million missing from CPS's budget after the governor in December vetoed the funding. According to the rapper, himself, the meeting did not go as well as expected. "We may not agree on everything, that's OK".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Eden Hazard scores vs. West Ham on Chelsea's lethal counter
Mar 07, 2017 - 00:48
In theory, there is still time for Chelsea's rivals to catch and overhaul them at the top of the Premier League . Those points move Chelsea 10 points clear of Spurs and 11 points ahead of City, who have an extra game to play.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Sir Patrick Stewart and Hugh Jackman shed tear at Logan screening
Mar 07, 2017 - 00:46
OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: In the near future, a tired Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. Logan maintained a brutal honesty in how characters felt about each other, talked about each other and even died.