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We can target all of US, says Kim Jong Un after North Korea tests ICBM

The ICBM test, which follows the first launch on July 4, raises tensions between major powers

Heesu Lee & Kanga Kong | Bloomberg 

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un claimed he could strike the entire continental US after test-firing the regime’s second intercontinental ballistic missile within a month. Friday’s unusual late-night launch drew condemnation from the US and its allies, with the top American general calling his South Korean counterpart to discuss a potential military response. President Donald Trump said the test was reckless and dangerous, adding in a statement the US “will take all necessary steps” to protect its territory. “We have demonstrated our ability to fire ...

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First Published: Sun, July 30 2017. 09:57 IST