North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Over Japan, Prompting Evacuation Order
By Michelle Ye Hee Lee | The Washington Post
North Korea launched a suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan, Japanese and South Korean officials said Tuesday. The missile, which was the first North Korean projectile to pass through Japanese airspace since 2017, landed in the Pacific Ocean.
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Colombia, U.S. Discuss Drug Trafficking, Differences Remain
By Humeyra Pamuk | Reuters
Colombian President Gustavo Petro and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday discussed stepping up intelligence sharing and other drug trafficking measures but announced no agreements and remained at odds on extraditing drug criminals.
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