NORTH Korea state-tv is reporting the country is ready to file a nuclear missile, Sky News reported.
- US, South Korea declare “Watchcon 2” – the highest level of alert
- ‘Multiple launches’ expected as more missiles spotted
10.30pm (AEST): North Korea delivered a fresh round of rhetoric on Thursday with claims it had ”powerful striking means” on standby for a launch, Fox News reports.
On the streets of Pyongyang, meanwhile, North Koreans celebrated the anniversary of leader Kim Jong Un’s appointment to the country’s top party post – one in a slew of titles collected a year ago in the months after father Kim Jong Il’s death.