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North Korea party to meet before rocket launch


Satellite imagery has revealed that North Korea's launch of a controversial rocket is imminent.

Preparations for blast-off sometime between April 12-16 are further advanced than previously believed,

Photos show N. Korea launch work under way: Website


North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles off its west coast this week amid international alarm at its planned long-range rocket launch, South Korean newspapers said on Friday.

The North fired

US suspends food aid to North Korea: Pentagon official

The United States has suspended food aid to North Korea because Pyongyang has broken its promise to refrain from missile launches and cannot be trusted to deliver the aid to those who need it, a Penta

Barack Obama squeezes N. Korea to change, China to help


Trying to muscle North Korea toward peace over provocation, President Barack Obama is broadening his squeeze play from the heart of this tensely divided peninsula, pressuring China to show more influe

Obama warns N. Korea, Iran on nuclear ambitions


US President Barack Obama urged North Korea's leaders on Monday to 'have the courage to pursue peace' and said Iran was running out of time to end its own nuclear standoff with the world.

Obama, in a

South Korea to shoot down North Korea rocket if it strays


South Korea is preparing to shoot down a North Korean rocket if it strays into the South's territory during a launch planned for next month, the defence ministry said on Monday.

The South Korean and

North Korea, Iran to loom large over nuclear summit


World leaders including US President Barack Obama on Monday will launch a summit on the threat from nuclear-armed terrorists, but the atomic ambitions of North Korea and Iran are set to feature heavil

Japan prepares defences against N. Korean rocket


Japan's defence minister on Friday ordered missile defence systems to be prepared so the military could shoot down a North Korean long-range rocket if it threatened the country.

"I have ordered offic

North Korea's planned rocket test: Why it matters


North Korea may have the bomb, but it hasn't perfected ways to put one onto a missile that could strike faraway enemies like the United States.

This is why Pyongyang's announcement that it will launc

Five nations to press N. Korea on rocket launch: Lee


Leaders of five nations will discuss ways to press North Korea to scrap a planned rocket launch when they meet next week at a Seoul summit, South Korea's president said in interviews published on Wedn

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