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North Korea fires ballistic missiles

North Korea has tested a railway-borne missile in its firing drills, state media KCNA says, amid a US push for fresh sanctions against the isolated state.South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff say two short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs)…

Syria avoiding chemical weapons questions

Western nations have accused Syria of refusing for eight years to clear up 20 outstanding issues about its undeclared research, production and possible weaponisation of unknown quantities of chemical weapons.US Ambassador Linda…

N.Korea fires ‘ballistic missile’: Japan

North Korea has fired a suspected ballistic missile off its east coast, authorities in the region report, underscoring leader Kim Jong-un's New Year vow to bolster his country's military capability.Japan's coast guard, which first reported…

‘No one wins a nuclear war,’ powers say

Russia, China, Britain, the United States and France have agreed a further spread of nuclear arms and a nuclear war must be avoided, according to a joint statement by the five nuclear powers published by the Kremlin.It said the five…

Teen charged with shooting at Tas homes

A teenager has been charged over shots fired at two homes in Tasmania, including one on Boxing Day.The 18-year-old was charged after being arrested at Ulverstone on Tuesday, accused of shooting at a Devonport home on December 26 and a…