There is a concern the launch could be a prelude to nuclear and long-range missile tests that could directly threaten the US mainland.
Cruise missiles are harder to detect on radar than ballistic missiles, because they are propelled by jet engines and fly much closer to the ground.
South Korea is the first country in Asia to endorse the official definition, reported Akiva Tor, Israel’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea.
The problem of Israel's soon-to-be-expired Coronavirus vaccines may have found a resolution.
North Korea recently unveiled “a new ICBM considerably larger and presumably more capable than the systems they tested in 2017."
In early January, Iran seized a South Korean tanker and its crew in the Persian Gulf.
Three different news outfits presented differently edited videos of the same event, stressing subtly different views of the story.
There has been much speculation recently over Kim Jong-un's health, including the suggestion that was infected with COVID-19.
State media showed Kim cutting a ribbon outside the factory, with his sister Kim Yo Jong together with several senior North Korean officials.
US President Donald Trump negated rumors that Kim was in a “vegetative state,” or even that he was gravely ill.
Netanyahu announced that Australia and Italy would be added to the list of countries with entry restrictions, joining Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, and China.
"We are no one's 'backyard’"
Also: Japanese officials on Saturday admitted that 23 of the Diamond Princess passengers had been cleared to leave by mistake.
"The report that there was a group of people here, some of whom are most likely infected and possibly carrying the virus, in the second week of February, is very worrisome."
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"The ... United States' nuclear deterrent is robust, flexible, ready and appropriately tailored to deter 21st century threats and reassure allies."
Israel agreed that products from the settlements in Judea, Samaria, and the Golan Heights will not enjoy various benefits such as customs exemptions under the Free Trade Zone Agreement with South Korea.
The Koreans conditioned the entire deal on the settlements exclusion.
The latest test came shortly after US President Donald Trump announced he had received a “very beautiful letter” from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
It was the third such launch in just over a week. All three of the tests involved short-range ballistic missiles.
North Korean maintains close military ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran, and with Syria. Both are dedicated to the annihilation of the State of Israel.
MOUs were signed in the fields of trade and robotics.
It was the third time the two men have met during Trump’s term in office.
In his announcement, South Korea's President Moon said, “President Trump is the maker of peace in the Korean Peninsula.”
The missile fire came five days after a test-fire by Pyongyang of a barrage of short-range projectiles from the east coast.
“I don’t think they’re ready to negotiate,” President Trump said Thursday after the ship’s seizure was announced. “No one is happy about this.”
The Kremlin says Putin will focus on the deadlock over Pyongyang’s nuclear technology program.
There have already been a number of visits by high-ranking officials between Russia and North Korea, and a new agreement signed.
"The completion of the development of the weapon system serves as an event of very weighty significance . . . " Kim said.
"A high percentage of Nobel laureates in all fields – literature, science, economics – are Jewish, which is an amazing achievement," the Korean ambassador explained, and asked, "How can Jews be such geniuses?"
The two are scheduled to have dinner on Wednesday and then to continue their talks on Thursday.