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Japan prepares missile defense ahead of North Korea launch

The Japanese defense minister said Friday that he had ordered the country's military to prepare a missile defense system ahead of a planned rocket launch by North Korea next month. North Korea said last week that it is planning to carry out a rocket-powered satellite launch between April 12 and 16, alarming countries around the [...]
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