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S Korea on alert for missile test

South Korea and the US remain on high alert for a North Korean missile test. Pyongyang has stationed as many as five medium-range missiles on its east coast, according to defence assessments made by Washington and Seoul.

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N Korea orders rockets on standby to fire at US bases

North Korea's young leader Kim Jong-Un has launched a long-range rocket and tested a nuclear bomb in recent months. Credit: REUTERS/KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered rocket units to be placed on standby to fire at US bases in the south and Pacific after a stealth bomber run, Reuters has reported, citing the Korean Central News Agency.

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