North Korea Fires Short-Range Projectiles After New UN Sanctions

  • U.S., China agree on UN resolution in wake of nuclear test
  • All cargo entering, leaving North Korea to face inspection

Soldiers stand in front of a portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, on Feb. 15.

Photographer: Wong Maye-E/AP Photo

North Korea signaled its defiance over new United Nations sanctions to curb its nuclear ambitions by test firing short-range projectiles in waters off the divided peninsula.

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