North Korea fires new anti-aircraft missile


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North Korea on Thursday said it has launched a newly-developed anti-aircraft missile, the latest in a series of weapon tests. This is the country’s fourth missile launch this year, even though it has expressed willingness to thaw relations with South Korea . North Korea tested the anti-aircraft missile for multi-purpose weapon performance, state media KCNA reported. The test was to confirm the practical functionality of the launcher, radar and all-purpose battle command vehicle, as well as the combat performance of the missile. An undated picture of the test launch released by North Korea on Thursday showed a sleek missile being...