Over the last two weeks, North Korea has launched at least 10 test missiles. Though the missiles were fired as tests, the actions seem designed to upset Western countries. One of the missiles was fired over Japan, where it triggered warnings.
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In today's news roundup, the United States marks one year since its Capitol was attacked by supporters of Donald Trump, five major nuclear powers say a nuclear war should never be fought, and BMW shows off an electric car that can change colors.
In today's news roundup, an attack causes serious damage to Iran's largest nuclear factory, Hideki Matsuyama becomes the first Japanese man to win a major golf tournament, and the US runs low on ketchup packets.
Iran's top nuclear scientist has been shot and killed. Israel is believed to be behind the attack. The killing has quickly raised tensions, just as US President-elect Joe Biden was working to lower them.
Fifty countries have now officially approved a treaty banning nuclear weapons, which means it will become international law. The treaty, which is set to become active on January 22, passed even though most countries with nuclear weapons don't like it.