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S Korea calls for 'extraordinary' new sanctions on North after rocket launch

S Korea calls for 'extraordinary' new sanctions on North after rocket launch

South Korea's UN ambassador has asked the UN Security Council to adopt "extraordinary" measures in response to North Korea's recent nuclear test and rocket launch to avoid falling prey to its "nuclear blackmail."

North Korea says South's pulling out of industrial zone 'declaration of war'

North Korea says South's pulling out of industrial zone 'declaration of war'

Isolated North Korea regularly dismisses the South as a puppet of the United States and just as regularly accuses both of acts of war against it.

South Korea beefs up border propaganda broadcasts to North

South Korea beefs up border propaganda broadcasts to North

The military reportedly airs the broadcast -- hated by Pyongyang which last year threatened to open fire on the loudspeakers -- about six hours a day.

How North Korea rocket launch may spur US missile defense buildup in Asia

How North Korea rocket launch may spur US missile defense buildup in Asia

North Korea`s latest rocket launch might kick off a buildup of U.S. missile defense systems in Asia, U.S. officials and missile defense experts said, something that could further strain U.S.-China ties and also hurt relations between Beijing and Seoul.

North Korea launches long-range rocket despite international warnings

North Korea launches long-range rocket despite international warnings

North Korea launched a long-range missile, confirmed a South Korean defense ministry official on Sunday, an action immediately condemned by the United States.

US, allies aim to track North Korean rocket; launch window from Monday

The United States has deployed missile defence systems that will work with the Japanese and South Korean militaries to track a rocket North Korea says it will launch some time over an 18-day period beginning Monday.

South Korea, Japan join US in warning North over its rocket launch plans

South Korea, Japan join US in warning North over its rocket launch plans

South Korea and Japan on Wednesday echoed US warnings that North Korea would pay a heavy price if it pushes ahead with a planned rocket launch just weeks after conducting its fourth nuclear test.