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North Korea missile launch triggers global anger

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 08:25

North Korea`s successful test of a long-range missile triggered global anger with the US and Japan and South Korea terming it as highly provocative and warning that it would destabilise the region.

North Korea delays rocket launch by another week

Last Updated: Monday, December 10, 2012, 13:42

North Korea postponed the launch of a long-range rocket till December 29 due to technical glitches, adding another week of delay to the earlier scheduled period, reports said Monday.

`Japan still on alert over N Korea rocket launch`

Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 17:03

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said on Sunday that Japan is still on alert over a planned rocket launch by North Korea, although Pyongyang has suggested it may postpone it.

North Korea rocket launch `may be delayed`

Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 10:38

North Korea’s launch attempt in April failed badly earning Pyongyang international condemnation.

Japan deploys anti-missile shield

Last Updated: Saturday, December 08, 2012, 23:38

Japan has deployed anti-missile defence systems in anticipation of an imminent North Korean rocket launch, Japanese Defence Minister Satoshi Morimoto said.

N Korea puts rocket`s second stage on launch pad

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 11:52

Pyongyang has announced plans to launch the rocket between Dec 10 and 22.

UN chief urges NKorea to reconsider rocket launch

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 11:35

The UN Security Council has imposed two rounds of sanctions on North Korea following its nuclear tests and a 2009 resolution orders the North not to conduct any launch using ballistic missile technology.

Russia, China warn North Korea over rocket launch

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 17:22

North Korea’s first rocket launch this year in April failed badly and earned Pyongyang international condemnation.

Japan to launch new carrier rocket in 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 09:15

The space agency aims have an inexpensive rocket to launch compact low-cost satellites into orbit.

US launches secret satellite into space

Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 20:33

A new US clandestine satellite, for the National Reconnaissance Office, has rocketed into space.

North Korea vows to bolster nuclear programme

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 16:11

North Korea has intensified its war of words against the United States by pledging to bolster its nuclear programme.

North Korea threatens to bolster nuclear arsenal

Last Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 16:52

The UN Security Council imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea as a response to its failed rocket launch last month.