North Korea rocket launch

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."

Feb 16, 2016, 14:37 PM IST
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.

Feb 11, 2016, 15:53 PM IST
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.

Feb 10, 2016, 11:41 AM IST
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.

Feb 08, 2016, 17:10 PM IST
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.

Feb 07, 2016, 08:47 AM IST

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.

Feb 05, 2016, 23:38 PM IST
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.

Feb 03, 2016, 12:42 PM IST

Is North Korea on brink of third nuke test?

A British daily has reported that North Korea is capable of conducting its third nuclear test after repairing flood-related damage at a nuclear test facility.

Dec 30, 2012, 10:17 AM IST

North Korean satellite tumbling out of control?

US defence officials said the "object" which was launched Wednesday has adopted an unstable trajectory, according to the Daily Mail.

Dec 13, 2012, 18:55 PM IST

China, N Korea hold highest-level talks since rocket launch

China and North Korea on Saturday held their highest-level talks since Pyongyang staged a rocket launch that drew international censure.

Apr 21, 2012, 18:42 PM IST

South Koreans vote under North`s rocket threat

South Korean voters have by and large ignored an impending rocket launch by North Korea scheduled for this week.

Apr 11, 2012, 10:05 AM IST

N Korea rocket launch draws more worry than Iran`s

Two months ago, an Iranian rocket roared off a military launch pad and placed an Earth observation satellite into orbit.

Apr 08, 2012, 13:44 PM IST

N Korea launch an intel opportunity for US, allies

As the US and its allies decry North Korea`s planned rocket launch, they`re also rushing to capitalize on the rare opportunity it presents to assess the secretive nation`s ability to strike beyond its shores.

Apr 05, 2012, 16:48 PM IST

SE Asia nations, China bring rift to ASEAN summit

The disputes in the S China Sea and N Korea`s planned rocket launch this month are top security worries to be featured in the summit.

Apr 03, 2012, 17:58 PM IST