North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile

    South Korean army soldiers look through telescopes at a military check point in Paju, South Korea, near the border village of Panmunjom, Sunday, May 19, 2013. The South Korean military on Sunday have beefed up monitoring on North Korea and are maintaining a high-level of readiness to deal with any risky developments to guard against possibilities of additional missile launches and other types of provocations. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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    Remember the threat from North Korea? Pyongyang certainly doesn’t want you to forget: the country fired a short-range missile on Sunday—one day after launching three of these missiles. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern about North Korea’s use of short-range missiles, and called Saturday’s launch “provocative action.” Tensions remain high on the Korean peninsula, especially after South Korea pulled all of its workers from an industrial zone earlier this month, following a similar action by the North.

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