Japan issues a warning to seek cover as North Korea tests a missile at a record distance.

Tokyo said that North Korea may have conducted its farthest missile launch in history, with a flight path over Japan, leading the nation to advise residents in the north to seek cover. Yasukazu Hamada, the defence minister of Japan, reported on October 4 that it appeared North Korea tested a Hwasong-12 intercontinental ballistic missile on … Read more

Poland and Korea sign the largest arms deal in history.

Poland struck a contract with South Korea to purchase tanks and self-propelled weapons valued more than $5.7 billion. It is part of the two countries’ largest arms sale to date, which was inked last month. The total value of the agreement has not been disclosed by the parties, but the Korean media pegged it at … Read more