North Korea fires suspected missile as South Korea breaks ground for ‘peace’ railway

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By Hyonhee Shin and Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile off its east coast on Wednesday, just hours before South Korean President Moon Jae-in attended a groundbreaking ceremony for a rail line he hopes will eventually connect the divided Korean peninsula. North Korea’s first launch since October underscored leader Kim Jong Un’s New Year vow to bolster the military to counter an unstable international situation amid stalled talks with South Korea and the United States. The presumed missile was fired around 8:10 a.m. (2310 GMT) from an inland location, ov…

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