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North Korea’s rocket launch ended quickly in failure

North Korea’s much-anticipated rocket launch ended quickly in failure early Friday, splintering into pieces over the Yellow Sea soon after takeoff, according to South Korean and U.S. officials. There was silence on the launch from officials in Pyongyang, which proceeded despite protests from the U.S., South Korea and other countries that called the launch a [...]
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Japan, South Korea to ask China to help prevent North Korean rocket launch

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

SEOUL (Kyodo) -- Senior Japanese and South Korean officials on Friday agreed that the two countries will call on China to play an active role in preventing North Korea from launching a satellite on a long-range rocket in mid-April. ... Read Post

Failure as North Korean rocket breaks up in flight

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) -- Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Friday, but it broke apart before escaping the earth's atmosphere and fell into the sea. The launch drew ... Read Post

New N. Korean rocket launch site near completion: think-tank

News : The Newsroom (yesterday)

North Korea will be able to test longer-range rockets at its new launch site before the end of this year, a US think-tank has said. Satellite images taken this month indicate that several significant construction projects there are ... Read Post


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