North Korea launches another missile into sea as it ramps up testing
North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula, the latest of several in the past week, according to its neighbours.
The action was condemned as a provocation by the chief nuclear envoys to the US, Japan and South Korea.
The range of the missile – it travelled a distance of around 500 miles – suggests South Korea could be a target of the weapon.
Japan’s defence ministry said it also flew around …