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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Much ado about nothing for North Korean space agency Nada

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:54pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Much ado about nothing for N Korea's space agency The choice of a globe as the emblem for North Korea's space agency expresses the country's ideal of peaceful exploration, explains the Korean Central News Agency. The blue rings, it adds, represent satellites, and the constellation of stars shows the desire to "glorify Kim Il-sung's and Kim ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese mayor makes rare visit to North Korea to scout new trading post

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sakaiminato, Japan The mayor of the Japanese port city of Sakaiminato said his brief visit to North Korea was aimed at exploring the potential of a North Korean port ... to reporters at city hall after returning to Japan, Nakamura said the purpose of the trip “was for an inspection to explore the possibility [for the port] to become a trading base for China ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea deports detained Australian missionary John Short

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:27am by AFP

    ... into the sea in the space of five days. “The North is taking a double-faced stance by making conciliatory gestures on one hand and pushing ahead with reckless provocation on the other,” South Defence ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea rocket launch roundly condemned

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES AND CARY HUANG

    ... Agencies and Cary Huang Beijing expresses regret but defends North's right to explore space and urges cautious UN response Rocket launch could incur further sanctions North ... by UN resolutions. But in a commentary, Xinhua also decried "bellicose rhetoric and gestures" by all concerned, and defended North Korea's right to explore space. "China ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Russia, China urge North Korea to drop rocket launch plan

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 09:28am by Reuters in Moscow

    ... that Pyongyang was genuinely interested in space exploration. “We are under no illusions that they’re somehow pursuing a space programme; it’s pretty clear what they’re trying to do here,” he told a news ... restrictions imposed by the UN Security Council. North Korea’s state news agency on Saturday announced the decision to launch another space satellite and reportedly told neighbours it would take a path ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Satellite spots construction at North Korean rocket launch site

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 10:10am by AFP

    ... to construction at the Tonghae facility make it "unlikely that North Korea will test-fire an Unha or other space launch vehicles over the next six months", the website said. Despite UN ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea halts work at long-range rocket site

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University posted on its 38 North web site. The new facilities were intended to handle rockets larger than the North’s Unha-3 space launch vehicle (SLV) ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    EU tightens sanctions against North Korea after nuclear test

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 08:23am by AFP

    ... adding its state space agency, a bank, four trading companies and four individuals to an existing UN sanctions list. Earlier this month, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton condemned North ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea’s satellite ‘orbiting normally’

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:57pm by AFP

    ... success of Pyongyang’s stated space mission. The satellite sent into space by the North’s Unha-3 rocket on Wednesday, is “orbiting normally”, ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok told reporters. “It ... North Korea said on Wednesday’s launch was a purely scientific mission aimed at placing a polar-orbiting earth observation satellite in space. Most of the world saw it as a disguised ballistic ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean propaganda video shows New York under attack

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The video is shot as a dream sequence, with a young man seeing himself on board a North Korean space shuttle launched into orbit by the same type of rocket Pyongyang tested in December. ...




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