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North Korea’s latest missile test likely ended in failure, South Korea's military says

Jun. 25, 2024 18:21 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean ballistic missile test on Wednesday likely ended in failure, South Korea's military said, days after the U.S. deployed an aircraft carrier for a new trilateral military drill with South Korea and Japan. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff...

South Korea’s military says North Korea’s latest missile test likely ended in failure

Jun. 25, 2024 18:04 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says North Korea’s latest missile test likely ended in failure.

South Korea says North Korea has fired a ballistic missile toward the North’s east coast

Jun. 25, 2024 17:12 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired a ballistic missile toward the North’s east coast.

South Korea says North Korea is again flying balloons toward the South, probably carrying trash

Jun. 25, 2024 12:08 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said North Korea was flying balloons likely carrying trash across the border for a second consecutive day on Tuesday, despite the South’s threat to retaliate with anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts in border areas. The development comes as...

South Korea says North Korea is again flying balloons likely carrying trash toward South Korea

Jun. 25, 2024 08:57 AM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea is again flying balloons likely carrying trash toward South Korea.

South Korean investigators search in factory ruins after fire killed 23, mostly Chinese migrants

Jun. 25, 2024 03:25 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Forensic and other experts combed through the charred ruins of a factory building near South Korea's capital to find the cause of a devastating fire that killed 23 people, mostly Chinese migrant workers, in one of the country's deadliest blazes in years. ...

Today in History: June 25, Korean War begins

Jun. 25, 2024 00:26 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 25, the 177th day of 2024. There are 189 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 25, 1950, war broke out in Korea as forces from the communist North invaded the South. Also on this date: ...

South Korean rescuers search burned factory after a blaze killed 22, mostly Chinese migrants

Jun. 25, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Rescue workers were combing through the charred ruins of a factory building near South Korea's capital to find any more fire victims Tuesday, a day after a devastating blaze likely triggered by exploding lithium batteries killed 22 people, mostly Chinese migrant workers....

Today in History: June 25, Korean War begins

Jun. 25, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 25, the 177th day of 2024. There are 189 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 25, 1950, war broke out in Korea as forces from the communist North invaded the South. Also on this date: ...

Seoul says North Korea has resumed balloon launches likely to drop trash in South Korea

Jun. 24, 2024 10:09 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea resumed launches of balloons likely carrying trash toward South Korea on Monday night, South Korea's military said, in the latest round of a Cold War-style campaign on the Korean Peninsula. The launches came days after North Korean leader Kim...