Kim Jong Un’s family photo shoot set off speculation about his succession plans. But could it be a warning to North Korean elites?

When Kim Jong Un launched the biggest intercontinental missile North Korea has ever made, the super weapon was always bound to grab the world’s attention. However, the North Korean leader also revealed something just as potentially powerful and vital to his dynastic survival: an heir. Almost nothing is known about Kim’s family, who have been … Read more

North Korea launches ICBM with range to hit anywhere in US, Japan says

North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile that landed near Japanese waters Friday in its second major weapons test this month, South Korea and Japan said. The missile had the potential to reach all of the US mainland, according to Japan’s defense minister. The United States quickly condemned the launch and vowed to take “all … Read more

North Korea launches ICBM with range to hit anywhere in US, Japan says

North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile that landed near Japanese waters Friday in its second major weapons test this month, South Korea and Japan said. The missile had the potential to reach all of the US mainland, according to Japan’s defense minister. The United States quickly condemned the launch and vowed to take “all … Read more

“No indication” missile that hit Poland was “attack,” but NATO says Russia at fault as it hammers Ukraine

NATO’s secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that there was “no indication” that a missile that landed inside Polandkilling two people on Tuesday, was the result of a deliberate attack by Russia, “and we have no indication that Russia is planning offensive military actions against NATO allies.” “I think this demonstrates the dangers connected to … Read more

North Korea claims test of two cruise missiles already deployed to carry “tactical nukes”

An image released by North Korea’s state-run Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 13, 2022 shows what the network said was leader Kim Jong Un observing the test firing of long-range cruise missiles on the previous day. Reuters/KCNA Kim Jong Un supervised the launch of two long-range cruise missiles, state media said Thursday, adding … Read more

Russia rains missiles down on Ukraine’s capital and other cities in retaliation for Crimea bridge blast

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Monday that people were killed and injured in multiple missile strikes across Ukraine, including the first bombardment of the capital, Kyiv, in months. CBS News senior foreign correspondent Charlie D’Agata said the strikes, which could signal a major escalation in the eight-month-old warappeared to be entirely punitive — retaliation meant … Read more