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North Korea vows retaliation over rocket


North Korea has warned of retaliation after the US scrapped food aid over its rocket launch, raising fears of a new nuclear test, as China reportedly suspended a refugee deal with its wayward ally.


North Korea to refuse IAEA inspectors: Japanese media


North Korea will not let inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency examine its nuclear programme, Japanese media said on Tuesday, citing unnamed diplomatic sources.

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New North Korean leader makes first public speech


North Korea's new leader gave his first public speech on Sunday since taking power, portraying himself as a strong military chief unafraid of foreign powers as the army showed off what appeared to be

North Korea tests long-range missile: Report

North Korea has been developing a new long-range ballistic missile in a separate programme from the one that led to a failed rocket launch this week, a South Korean TV station reported on Saturday.


Embarrassed by rocket crash, North Korea may try nuclear test


North Korea said its much hyped long-range rocket launch failed on Friday, in a very rare and embarrassing public admission of failure by the hermit state and a blow for its new young leader who faces

Failed launch is setback for North Korea's new leader


North Korea's much-touted satellite launch ended in a nearly $1 billion failure, bringing humiliation to the country's new young leader and condemnation from a host of nations.

The United Nations Se

North Korea opens 5-day launch window for rocket

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North Korea's five-day window to launch a rocket opened on Thursday with no confirmed firing, but Asian countries remained on alert as Washington rallied world opinion against the communist state.


North Korea launches rocket: Defence ministry

US officials confirmed North Korea had fired a long-range rocket Thursday in defiance of international warnings and were checking reports that the launch had ended in failure.

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North Korea says satellite 'failed to enter orbit'


News of North Korea's abortive rocket launch was flashed around the world on Friday but there were four long hours of silence before Pyongyang admitted the highly publicised attempt had failed.


India concerned at North Korea’s rocket launch attempt

India on Friday voiced serious concern over a rocket launching attempt by North Korea and asked Pyongyang to refrain from such steps that adversely impact peace and stability in the Korean peninsula.

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