US 'would not be surprised' by new N Korea missile test

The White House said it "would not be surprised" to see North Korea conduct a new missile test, Reuters reports.

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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.