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Putin vows 'symmetric response' to US missile test

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he has ordered the military to prepare a "symmetric response" after Washington tested a formerly banned missile.

Russia and China blast US missile test

Moscow - Russia and China warned Tuesday that a new US missile test had heightened military tensions and risked sparking an arms race, weeks after Washington ripped up a Cold War-era weapons pact with Moscow.

US tests medium-range cruise missile after exiting INF treaty

Washington - The US Defense Department on Monday announced the test of a medium-range ground-launched cruise missile, just weeks after tearing up the Cold War-era pact with Russia eliminating that class of nuclear-capable weapons.

Trump says N.Korea missile tests no threat to US

Washington - President Donald Trump on Friday brushed off the bellicose language accompanying North Korea's latest short-range missile test, saying it referred to ally South Korea, not the United States.

North Korea says new missile a 'solemn warning' to South

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said two missiles fired under his supervision were newly designed tactical weapons that sent a "solemn warning" to the South over plans to hold military drills with the United States.

US says investigating missile find at Libya rebel base

Washington - The United States said Saturday it was looking into reports that American anti-tank missiles were found by forces loyal to Libya's unity government at a captured rebel base.

India claims new first for world's fastest cruise missile

New Delhi - India said the world's fastest cruise missile passed another key test Wednesday when it successfully hit a land target after being fired from a fighter jet.

What missile? US and Koreas play down weapons test

Seoul - At least one of the weapons North Korea fired at the weekend had many of the hallmarks of a missile, but that was the one word conspicuously missing from descriptions of the tests by Washington, Seoul, and even Pyongyang.

North Korea fires short-range missiles: Seoul

North Korea launched short-range missiles into the sea Saturday, the South Korean military said, in what would be Pyongyang's first such action for more than a year as it seeks to up pressure on Washington with nuclear talks deadlocked.

Britain, France, Germany seek full UN report of Iran missile activity

New York - Britain, France and Germany are accusing Iran of developing missile technology, following recent activities, that they said was inconsistent with a UN resolution, and are calling for a full UN report, according to a letter released Tuesday.

US urges UN to bring back restrictions on Iran over missiles

New York - The United States on Thursday accused Iran of carrying out three missile-related launches in defiance of UN resolutions and urged the Security Council to "bring back tougher international restrictions" against Tehran.

Pyongyang 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, photos show

Seoul - Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site, suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the "rapid rebuilding" of the facility after the collapse of the Hanoi summit, according to analysis of satellite imagery.

Pyongyang 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, photos show

Seoul - Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site, suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the "rapid rebuilding" of the facility after the collapse of the Hanoi summit, according to analysis of satellite imagery.

Disarmament efforts must include China as well as US, Russia: Merkel

Munich - China must be involved in international disarmament efforts, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday, amid rising concern about Beijing's missile arsenal and the suspension of a key US-Russia arms treaty.

Disarmament efforts must include China as well as US, Russia: Merkel

Munich - China must be involved in international disarmament efforts, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday, amid rising concern about Beijing's missile arsenal and the suspension of a key US-Russia arms treaty.

No movement in Russian missile talks: NATO chief

Munich - Russia gave "no new signals" Friday about saving a landmark Cold War missile control agreement, the head of NATO said, as fears grow of a new arms race in Europe.

NATO chief to meet Russia's Lavrov on missile pact crisis

Apo - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced Wednesday that he will hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov this week, as part of efforts to save a key arms control treaty that is on the point of collapse.

NATO planning for more Russian missiles: Stoltenberg

Apo - NATO is planning for "more Russian missiles" after the collapse of a landmark Cold War arms treaty, but will not deploy new nuclear warheads in Europe, the alliance's chief said Tuesday.

Iran Revolutionary Guards unveil 'new ballistic missile'

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Thursday unveiled a new ballistic missile with a range of 1,000 kilometres, their official news agency Sepah News reported.

Iran warns Europe not to force 'strategic leap' on missile range

Tehran - The deputy chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has warned Europe against forcing the Islamic Republic into boosting the range of its missiles by trying to halt their development.

Iran in 'successful test' of new cruise missile on revolution anniversary

Tehran - Iran announced the "successful test" of a new cruise missile with a range of over 1,350 kilometres on Saturday, coinciding with celebrations for the country's 1979 Islamic revolution.

Iran denies any intention of boosting range of missiles

Tehran - Iran has "no intention of increasing the range" of its missiles, a senior defence official said Tuesday, amid threats of European as well as US sanctions over its ballistic programme.

Iran confirms recent missile test amid Western criticism

Tehran - Iran confirmed on Tuesday that it had carried out a recent missile test after Western powers sharply criticised a December 1 launch of medium-range ballistic missiles."We are continuing our missile tests and this recent one was a.

Iran confirms recent missile test amid Western criticism

Tehran - Iran confirmed on Tuesday that it had carried out a recent test of a medium-range ballistic missile after Western powers sharply criticised a December 1 launch.

US urges UN to condemn Iran missile test

New York - The United States on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council to condemn Iran's ballistic missile test, which it described as "dangerous and concerning" and a violation of a UN resolution.

Russia's missile treaty defiance 'untenable': Mattis

Apo - US Defense Secretary James Mattis warned Thursday that Washington would respond if Russia refused to end its "blatant violation" of a Cold War nuclear arms treaty.

NATO demands answers on Russia missiles

Apo - NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday demanded Moscow prove it is complying with a landmark Cold War nuclear arms reduction treaty, as concerns grow over a new Russian missile system.

Spanish jet accidentally fires missile above Estonia: defence ministry

Madrid - Spain's defence ministry said Tuesday it has opened an investigation after one of its Eurofighter jets accidentally fired a missile in the skies over Estonia during a routine training mission.

Saudi warns of military action if Qatar gets Russian missiles: report

Paris - Saudi Arabia has threatened military action against Qatar if it goes ahead and acquires Russia's top of the range S-400 air defence missile system, Le Monde daily reported.

Saudi Arabia downs Yemeni rebel missile: state media

Apo - Saudi Arabia said its air defences on Friday intercepted a missile fired by Yemeni rebels, days after the insurgents' second-in-command was killed in an air raid by Riyadh and its allies.
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