March 31, 2014 There were no casualties reported. None of the artillery shells are thought to have hit land. The exchange began after a rare announcement by the North that it would be conducting a live-fire drill.
In Pyongyang, North Korea, last July, this short-range missile was among the military hardware on parade.
February 27, 2014 The U.S. and South Korea are conducting joint military exercises. In the past, the North has used missile tests to express its displeasure. On Thursday, South Korean officials say, it did so again.
March 15, 2013 North Korea has been increasingly hostile, warning of a preemptive nuclear strike on the U.S.
In this image released by North Korea's Central News Agency, leader Kim Jong Un is said to be using a pair of binoculars to look south during an inspection of a front-line army unit.
March 11, 2013 Experts worry that while the North has often made threats, now it's rhetoric is ratcheting up. That may make the new young leader, Kim Jong Un, feel as if he has to follow through on the threats in some way.
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