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N. Korea Rejects UN Condemnation of Rocket Launch

Posted April 17th, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea on Tuesday rejected the United Nations’ condemnation of Pyongyang’s failed rocket launch, and is vowing to continue trying to fire a long-range rocket into space to place a satellite in orbit. The North Korean foreign ministry insisted that Pyongyang was within its legal rights when it launched a rocket last week that it […]

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China Joins World Powers in Strong Warning to Pyongyang

Posted April 17th, 2012 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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China has joined other world powers in warning North Korea that they will not tolerate any more provocations after the isolated nation’s failed rocket launch last week. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said late Monday in Brasilia that the U.N. Security Council members, including China, are agreed there will be “further consequences” in the […]

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Reporters Visiting Pyongyang Get Rare Chance to Meet North Koreans

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Celebrations in Pyongyang marking the 100th birth anniversary of North Korea’s first leader, Kim Il Sung, gave a few foreign journalists a rare chance to visit the reclusive and impoverished nation, and to talk with some of its people. VOA’s Sungwon Baik was one of them and has this report from the North Korean capital. […]

World Reacts to Failed North Korea Rocket Launch

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and many other international leaders have condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range missile, even though the test was a failure. The rocket fell into the sea about one minute after liftoff. North Korea’s official news agency acknowledged the missile broke apart, preventing its cargo – described as a weather satellite […]

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World Reacts to Failed North Korea Rocket Launch

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and many other international leaders have condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range missile, even though the test was a failure. The rocket fell into the sea about one minute after liftoff. North Korea’s official news agency acknowledged the missile broke apart, preventing its cargo – described as a weather satellite […]

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International Community Condemns North Korean Rocket Launch

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has joined international leaders in condemning North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket that crashed into the sea shortly after liftoff on Friday. Mr. Ban said that despite the failure of the launch, the action was “deplorable” and goes against the “firm and unanimous stance of the international community.” […]

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North Korea Admits Rocket Launch Failure

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea defied international protests by launching a long-range rocket on Friday, but it appeared to fall apart and harmlessly crash into the sea shortly after blast off. North Korea’s official news agency acknowledged that the three-stage rocket failed to send what it says is a weather satellite into orbit. The brief report said scientists […]

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International Community Condemns North Korean Rocket Launch

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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The international community is reacting strongly to North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket, which failed shortly after liftoff Friday and has been widely seen as a provocation. The White House quickly released a statement, criticizing the failed rocket launch. Press Secretary Jay Carney said the move threatens regional security and shows that Pyongyang prefers […]

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North Korea Admits Rocket Launch Failure

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea defied international protests by launching a long-range rocket early Friday, but it appeared to fall apart and harmlessly crash into the sea shortly after blast off. North Korea’s official news agency acknowledged that the three-stage rocket failed to enter orbit. It said scientists are looking into the cause of the failure, but provided […]

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North Korea Admits Rocket Launch Failure

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea defied international protests by launching a long-range rocket early Friday, but it appeared to fall apart and harmlessly crash into the sea shortly after blast off. The official North Korean News Agency acknowledged that the three-stage rocket failed to enter orbit. It said scientists are looking into the cause of the failure, but […]

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