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N Korea at crossroads

North Korea's missiles landed in Japan's EEZ: Defense minister

Move follows South's sub-launched missile test, escalating arms race on peninsula

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un attends a parade held to mark the 73rd founding anniversary of the country at Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang in this undated image supplied by the North's Korean Central News Agency on Sept. 9.   © KCNA/Reuters

TOKYO/SEOUL -- North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan on Wednesday, South Korea's military said, raising regional tensions just days after the isolated nation said it tested a cruise missile.

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