Kim Jong-un puts show of nuclear strength in Pyongyang parade

First sighting: the parade featured what is thought to be the new KN-14 intercontinental ballistic missile CREDIT: ED JONES/AFP

Tension between North Korea and the United States rose to new levels on Saturday after the Pyongyang regime unveiled what could be a missile capable of striking the American mainland.

The new long-range weapon – the KN14 – was the centerpiece of an array of weaponry put on show at a military parade in the North Korean capital.

Relations between the two countries had already reached a new low after President Donald Trump deployed an aircraft carrier battle group to the region.

People cheer as a missile is driven past the stand during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country’s founding father in Pyongyang

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Source: News Now/Telegraph Online/AFP

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.