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Japan to deploy interceptors to counter North Korean launch


Japan will deploy missile interceptors on a southern island chain ahead of a planned North Korean satellite launch in April, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday.

The defense ministry will ta

N. Korea seeking to develop nuclear missile: Seoul


South Korea accused North Korea on Monday of trying to develop a nuclear-armed missile through a satellite launch next month, after Pyongyang dismissed international calls to abandon the exercise.


Japan warns of crashing down North Korean satellite

The Japanese armed forces could shoot down North Korea's satellite, planned to be launched next month, if the need arises, a Japanese daily has quoted the country's Defence Minister Naoki Tanaka as sa

North Korea vows to go ahead with satellite launch plans


North Korea says it will go ahead with plans to launch an observation satellite into space and that criticism of it is provocative.

North Korea said on Friday it would launch the satellite on a rock

N. Korea invites observers to satellite launch

North Korea said on Saturday it would invite foreign experts and journalists to observe a satellite launch which the United States and other countries see as a disguised missile test.

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N.Korea rocket launch would be provocative: Seoul


North Korea's plan to launch a long-range rocket would breach a United Nations resolution and be a 'grave, provocative act', South Korea said on Friday.

The North announced earlier in the day that it

North Korea to suspend nuclear activities: US

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The United States said on Wednesday North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear activities and accept a moratorium on nuclear and long-range missile tests, in a breakthrough in negotiations with the sec

N. Korea 'sacred war' threat over US-South drill


North Korea on Saturday threatened to stage a 'sacred war' over US-South Korean annual joint military exercises next week, denouncing the drill as a 'silent declaration of war'.

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US, N. Korea hold first talks since Kim's death


Senior US and North Korean diplomats began talks on Pyongyang's controversial nuclear programme on Thursday, in the first substantive contact between the two nations since leader Kim Jong-Il died.


N. Korea warns of retaliation for S. Korea drill


North Korea's military warned on Sunday it could bombard islands near the disputed Yellow Sea border with South Korea, accusing Seoul of planning a naval live-fire drill in the area.

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