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This Dec. 19, 2019, satellite image from Planet Lab Inc., that has been analyzed by experts at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, shows the March 16 Factory in Pyongsong, near Pyongyang, where North Korea manufactures military trucks used as mobile launchers for long-range missiles. This new satellite image on a North Korean missile-related site shows the construction of a new structure this month. (Planet Labs Inc, Middlebury Institute of International Studies via AP)

New construction seen at missile-related site in North Korea

Dec. 23, 2019 8:52 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A new satellite image of a factory where North Korea makes military equipment used to launch long-range missiles shows the construction of a new structure. The release of several images from Planet Labs comes amid concern that North Korea could launch a rocket or missile as it...

ADD KIM'S WIFE RI SOL JU AT RIGHT - This undated photo provided on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, by the North Korean government shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, with his wife Ri Sol Ju, right, riding on white horse during his visit to Mount Paektu, North Korea. North Korea says leader Kim has taken a second ride on a white horse to a sacred mountain in less than two months. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads:

Kim again rides horse up sacred peak as N. Korea raps Trump

Dec. 4, 2019 10:15 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rode a white horse up a sacred mountain in his second symbolic visit in less than two months, state media reported Wednesday, as his military chief lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for talking about a possible military option against the...

South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile

Nov. 28, 2019 3:11 AM EST
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile.
FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2019, file photo, a banner showing a photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, is displayed to wish for peace on the Korean Peninsula, in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea’s military fired warning shots Wednesday to repel a North Korean merchant ship after it violated their disputed western sea boundary, Seoul officials said, the second such incident in two months. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon/File)

South Korea fires warning shots at North Korean ship

Nov. 27, 2019 4:47 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military fired warning shots Wednesday to repel a North Korean merchant ship after it violated their disputed western sea boundary, Seoul officials said, the second such incident in two months. Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that it...