TOKYO, Sept 15 (Bernama) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday called on the international community to unite against North Korea's "provocative acts" and urged the country to change its current course of action, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

KUNMING, Sept 15 (Bernama) -- Nine construction workers who have been trapped in a collapsed railway tunnel in southwest China's Yunnan Province for one day were confirmed alive Friday, China's Xinhua news agency reported local authorities as saying.

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Bernama) -- The US military said that it has detected and tracked what they assessed a single ballistic missile launch by North Korea, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

TOKYO, Sept 15 (Bernama) -- The Japanese government said on Friday morning that a ballistic missile launched from North Korea had flown over northern Japan and fallen into the Pacific, China's Xinhua news agency reported.