North Korea test-fired a new type of tactical guided weapon designed to boost its nuclear capability, state media reported Sunday, a day before its chief rivals the United States and South Korea begin annual military drills that the North views as an invasion rehearsal.
North Korea fired a missile toward the sea off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, as Pyongyang called on the United States and South Korea to scrap their "double standards" on weapons programmes to restart talks.
North Korea said it successfully test fired newly developed long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, its first known testing activity in months, underscoring how it continues to expand its military capabilities amid a stalemate in nuclear negotiations with the United States.
Analysis of DNA copy number variants (CNVs) in the cells exfoliated in urine showed better sensitivity and similar specificity in detecting urothelial carcinoma compared with urine cytology, according to results published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
A Russian research center said it has successfully completed the clinical trials of the world’s first coronavirus vaccine on humans, and scientists in China and Thailand are also racing to start new phases in developing their own potential vaccines for COVID-19.
Iran voiced concern over a recent test-firing of an intercontinental nuclear-capable ballistic missile by France, saying the test is inconsistent with the country’s international commitments and is in clear violation of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).