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South Korea Says Pyongyang has ICBM Technology

Posted December 23rd, 2012 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea says debris from a rocket fired by the North this month shows Pyongyang has significantly advanced it ballistic missile technology. South Korean Defense Ministry officials said Sunday their reclusive North Korean neighbor has developed a rocket that has a range of more than 10,000 kilometers, if it were to carry a warhead of […]

US Condemns ‘Highly Provocative’ N.Korean Rocket Launch

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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The United States is joining the international community in condemning what it calls a “highly provocative” long-range rocket launch by North Korea. National Security Council spokesperson Tommy Vietor said in a statement that the launch threatens regional security and is in direct violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions barring Pyongyang from ballistic missile technology. […]

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North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket, Claims Satellite in Orbit

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it has succeeded in launching a long-range rocket and placing a satellite into orbit, defying international warnings. The official Korean Central News Agency reported the news early Wednesday and it was later announced triumphantly by an anchor on North Korean state television. “The second version of satellite Kwangmyongsong-3 successfully lifted off from […]

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US Condemns ‘Highly Provocative’ N.Korean Rocket Launch

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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The United States is joining the international community in condemning what it calls a “highly provocative” long-range rocket launch by North Korea. National Security Council spokesperson Tommy Vietor said in a statement that the launch threatens regional security and is in direct violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions barring Pyongyang from ballistic missile technology. […]

North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket, Claims Satellite in Orbit

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it has succeeded in launching a long-range rocket and placing a satellite into orbit, defying international warnings. The official Korean Central News Agency reported the news early Wednesday and it was later announced triumphantly by an anchor on North Korean state television. “The second version of satellite Kwangmyongsong-3 successfully lifted off from […]

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North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket

Posted December 11th, 2012 at 10:55 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it has succeeded in launching a long-range rocket and placing a satellite into orbit, defying warnings from the United Nations and its neighbors. The official Korean Central News Agency said the Unha-3 rocket “successfully lifted off” from the Sohae Space Center on Wednesday and that the satellite “entered its orbit as planned.” […]

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North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket

Posted December 11th, 2012 at 9:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A defiant North Korea has launched a long range rocket, and says it has successfully placed a satellite in orbit. South Korean defense officials say the rocket was fired from a west coast launch site at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday local time. Japanese authorities said the missile overflew Okinawa about 12 minutes after liftoff, and said […]

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North Korea Launches Lo9ng-Range Rocket

Posted December 11th, 2012 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A defiant North Korea has launched a long range rocket, despite warnings from the international community against doing so. South Korean defense officials say the rocket was fired from a west coast launch site at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday local time. Japanese authorities said the missile overflew Okinawa about 12 minutes after liftoff, and said the […]

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North Korea Launches Lo9ng-Range Rocket

Posted December 11th, 2012 at 8:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The South Korean defense ministry says North Korea has launched a long range rocket, despite warnings from the international community against doing so. In the runup to the early Wednesday launch, many analysts said the rocket is a disguised ballistic missile, in violation of international regulations. Pyongyang has vowed to proceed with the launch, despite […]

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Russia Urges North Korea to Cancel Rocket Launch

Posted December 3rd, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Russia is urging North Korea not to go ahead with a planned rocket launch later this month. The statement was issued Monday by the Russian Foreign Ministry. Russia joins an international chorus expressing concern about the North’s intentions. Pyongyang says the rocket will carry an earth observation satellite into orbit, but the effort is widely […]