>> South Korea has fired warning shots at a suspected drone from North Korea. Tensions were already high on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's latest missile test at the weekend. South Korea's military said the identity of the object spotted over the border with the north was unclear. The Yonhap News Agency said it may have been a drone.
More than 90 shots were fired at the unidentified aircraft before it disappeared from radar screens. Pyongyang launched a ballistic missile on Sunday, proof, it said, of advances towards building a nuclear tipped weapon that can hit US targets. That test met with international condemnation from countries including the US, Japan and South Korea.
It also violated UN security council resolutions and sanctions. On Tuesday, China, the North lone major ally urged the Palai state to not do anything to again violate UN security council resolutions. At a UN conference on disarmament on Tuesday, a North Korean diplomat said it's missile test were a legitimate act of self defense by a quote, fully fledged nuclear power.