North Korea test-fires ballistic missile,
appears to have failed: South Korea
capital, but it appears to have failed, South Korea's military said, defying
intense pressure from the United States and the reclusive state's main ally, China.
did not immediately have any further information. Yonhap news agency said
the missile appeared to have blown up a few seconds into flight.
Nations that failure to curb North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs
could lead to 'catastrophic consequences'.
major conflict" with North Korea was possible over its nuclear and ballistic
a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the matter.
only up to China to solve the North Korean problem.
hands of the Chinese side," Wang told the council in blunt remarks that
Tillerson later rebuffed.
North Korea celebrates a number of key anniversaries,
with both sides staging major military drills.
USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group to waters
off the Korean peninsula, where it will join the
USS Michigan, a nuclear submarine that docked in
South Korea on Tuesday. South Korea's navy has
said it will hold drills with the U.S. strike group.