Tag Archives: North Korea

Failure to Launch

Thursday, April 12, 2012 Defying international pressure, North Korea launched a multistage rocket Friday morning, but it apparently blew up less than 120 seconds into flight, parts crashing in the Yellow Sea off South Korea. The rocket took off around … Continue reading

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Pyongyang Surprise

Monday, May 25, 2009 North Korea carried out a powerful underground nuclear test Monday — much larger than one conducted in 2006 — in a major provocation in the escalating international standoff over its rogue nuclear and missile programs. Pyongyang … Continue reading

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Rocket Man

Sunday, April 5, 2009 Defying international warnings, North Korea has launched a controversial rocket. State media reported a satellite had been put into orbit and was transmitting data and revolutionary songs including the “Song of General Kim Il-Sung,” the late … Continue reading

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