Ballistic missile launch comes hours after Pyongyang threatened "fiercer" military responses against US moves to bolster its military presence in the region.
North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile during a new salvo of launches, the South Korean military says, with Washington urging all nations to enforce sanctions on Pyongyang.
Pyongyang fires multiple ballistic missiles, including a suspected ICBM, triggering evacuation alerts in parts of Japan — the latest in a record year of missile testing by the nuclear-armed North.
The United States and South Korea decided to hold one of their largest combined military air drills where about 240 warplanes expecting to conduct about 1,600 sorties
Pyongyang's "continuing provocations" not only undermine peace and security on the Korean peninsula but also for the international community, says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Launch comes as navies of South Korea, US and Japan stage trilateral anti-submarine exercises for the first time in five years.
It is the third round of missile launches by North Korea this week, extending a record pace in weapons testing as it accelerates a push to expand its arsenal and pressure Washington to accept it as a nuclear power.
The move is likely to spark an angry reaction from North Korea, which denounced US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as the "worst destroyer of international peace" when she visited the DMZ in August.
Pyongyang fires a short-range ballistic missile toward its eastern seas, Seoul says, as US aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises.
"We have never exported weapons or ammunition to Russia before and we will not plan to export them," Pyongyang says, warning the US against spreading "rumour of arms dealings."
"No one barters its destiny for corn cake," says Kim Yo-jong, powerful sister of leader Kim Jong-un, responding to Seoul's offer to boost Pyongyang's economy in exchange for giving up nuclear weapons.
The last time North Korea conducted a weapons test was July 10, when they fired what appeared to be multiple rocket launchers.
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