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Times of Malta
UN condemns N Korea rocket launch, will impose new sanctionsThe UN Security Council last night condemned North Korea's launch of a long-ran
UN condemns N Korea rocket launch, will impose new sanctions
Times of Malta / Posted 13 minutes ago
The UN Security Council last night condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called a banned test of ballistic missile technology. The UN's most powerful body pledged to quickly adopt a new resolution with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Hit By Food ShortagesThe Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), which last year introduced forced pay leave f
Army Hit By Food Shortages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 52 minutes ago
The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), which last year introduced forced pay leave for soldiers as a cost cutting measure, is struggling to feed soldiers in army barracks countrywide, it has emerged. Military sources this week said the barracks have been... Read more
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Irish Examiner
UN condemns North Korea rocket launch and pledges new sanctions | Irish Examiner Monday, February 08, 2016 - 06:29 am The UN Security Coun
UN condemns North Korea rocket launch and pledges new sanctions
Irish Examiner / Posted an hour ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, February 08, 2016 - 06:29 am The UN Security Council condemned North Korea’s launch of a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UN condemns North Korea rocket launch and pledges new sanctions Motohide Yoshikawa, left, Japan's ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, the U
UN condemns North Korea rocket launch and pledges new sanctions
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
Motohide Yoshikawa, left, Japan's ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, the US ambassador and South Korea's ambassador Oh Joon at UN headquarters (AP) The UN Security Council condemned... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
South Korean navy fires warning shots at North Korean patrol boatThe South Korean navy has fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat, fu
South Korean navy fires warning shots at North Korean patrol boat
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 hours ago
The South Korean navy has fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat, further heightening tensions already raised after Pyongyang’s launch of a long-range rocket over the weekend. The defence ministry in Seoul said the North Korean vessel... Read more
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The Economic Times
Chinese, Indian border troops hold joint disaster drillsSHANGHAI: Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster reli
Chinese, Indian border troops hold joint disaster drills
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
SHANGHAI: Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster relief exercise, China's defence ministry said on Monday, signalling warming ties between the two Asian powers as they seek to resolve a long-festering border... Read more
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International Business Times
South Korean navy fires warning shots at intruding North Korea boat The South Korean navy has fired warning shots at a North Korean boat after it c
South Korean navy fires warning shots at intruding North Korea boat
International Business Times / Posted 3 hours ago
The South Korean navy has fired warning shots at a North Korean boat after it crossed a disputed maritime border, further raising the stakes in the Korean peninsula tensions. The naval encounter comes a day after Pyongyang fired off a long-range... Read more
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The Hindu
Chinese, Indian border troops hold joint disaster drills"The exercises are designed to implement the Chinese-India border cooperation a
Chinese, Indian border troops hold joint disaster drills
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
"The exercises are designed to implement the Chinese-India border cooperation agreement, to jointly safeguard peace and stability in these areas," the statement said. Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster relief exercise,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chinese, Indian border troops hold joint disaster drillsSHANGHAI: Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster reli
Chinese, Indian border troops hold joint disaster drills
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
SHANGHAI: Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster relief exercise, China's defence ministry said on Monday, signalling warming ties between the two Asian powers as they seek to resolve a long-festering border... Read more
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The Star
Chinese, Indian border troops hold joint disaster drillsSHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint di
Chinese, Indian border troops hold joint disaster drills
The Star / Posted 4 hours ago
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster relief exercise, China's defence ministry said on Monday, signalling warming ties between the two Asian powers as they seek to resolve a long-festering border... Read more
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CTV News
UN condemns N.Korea rocket launch, pledges new sanctionsSEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's
UN condemns N.Korea rocket launch, pledges new sanctions
CTV News / Posted 4 hours ago
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called a banned test of ballistic missile technology and another "intolerable provocation." The U.N.'s most powerful body... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
South Korean navy fires warning shots at North vessel Published: 8 February 2016 10:20 AM North Koreans watch a huge screen broadc
South Korean navy fires warning shots at North vessel
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 hours ago
Published: 8 February 2016 10:20 AM North Koreans watch a huge screen broadcasting an official announcement that the country ‘successfully’ put an Earth observation satellite into orbit, calling... Read more
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Inquirier.net
S. Korea navy fires warning shots at North vesselSouth Korean Deputy Defense Minister Yoo Jeh-seung (right) and Eighth U.S. Army
S. Korea navy fires warning shots at North vessel
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 hours ago
South Korean Deputy Defense Minister Yoo Jeh-seung (right) and Eighth U.S. Army Commander Thomas S. Vandal attend a press briefing in Seoul, Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK The South Korean navy fired warning shots at a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
S. Korea navy fires warning shots at North vesselSEOUL - The South Korean navy fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat
S. Korea navy fires warning shots at North vessel
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL - The South Korean navy fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat that intruded over their disputed maritime border Monday, a day after the North's launch of a long-range rocket raised tensions. South Korean Navy participate in winter... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Korea navy fires warning shots at North vesselSEOUL: The South Korean navy fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat
South Korea navy fires warning shots at North vessel
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL: The South Korean navy fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat that intruded over their disputed maritime border Monday (Feb 8), a day after the North's launch of a long-range rocket raised tensions. The defence ministry in Seoul... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Japan PM Abe calls N.Korean launch ‘absolutely intolerableJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. AFP FILE PHOTO Japanese Prime Minister Shi
Japan PM Abe calls N.Korean launch ‘absolutely intolerable
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. AFP FILE PHOTO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned North Korea’s launch Sunday of a long-range rocket and said it was a violation of UN Security resolutions. The launch was “absolutely intolerable,” Abe... Read more
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Hamilton News
N. Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile testSEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-rang
N. Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile test
Hamilton News / Posted 7 hours ago
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapour" through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned... Read more
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asianage
India, China hold first joint drills in LadakhIndian and Chinese Army personnel during a joint exercise in Ladakh on Saturday
India, China hold first joint drills in Ladakh
asianage / Posted 7 hours ago
Indian and Chinese Army personnel during a joint exercise in Ladakh on Saturday. (Photo: PTI) Bid to avert future border flareups? Asian giants India and China seem to have taken their defence cooperation to a whole new level despite irritants in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government-funded plans may be assessed for job potentialNEW DELHI: Every government-funded scheme or proposed investment including publ
Government-funded plans may be assessed for job potential
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
NEW DELHI: Every government-funded scheme or proposed investment including public-private partnership projects could soon be assessed for employment generation potential along with the techno-economic appraisal, a move that will make the appraisal... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Palestinian villagers fear further home demolitions by Israeli armyVillagers fear a temporary court injunction to stop the demolition of another 1
Palestinian villagers fear further home demolitions by Israeli army
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 hours ago
Villagers fear a temporary court injunction to stop the demolition of another 10 properties – to be heard on Tuesday – will fail. The injunction will be heard at the high court of justice in Jerusalem and will decide if the Israeli army has a legal... Read more
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CTV News
North Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile testSEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-ran
North Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile test
CTV News / Posted 13 hours ago
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapour" through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned... Read more
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Sky News Australia
We will launch more rockets: North KoreaThe UN Security Council will meet after North Korea fired a long-range rocket i
We will launch more rockets: North Korea
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 hours ago
The UN Security Council will meet after North Korea fired a long-range rocket in what South Korea and others suspect is a missile test. North Korea has said it will continue to launch more long-range rockets after sending what it claims is a... Read more
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SKY News
UN Condemns North Korea Rocket LaunchThe UN Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea's launch of a long-r
UN Condemns North Korea Rocket Launch
SKY News / Posted 14 hours ago
The UN Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket in defiance of sanctions. The council also reiterated in a statement its intent to take "significant measures" in response to a nuclear test in January that... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
North Korea vows more launchesThe rocket, photographed from Dandong in China. Photo / AP North Korea declare
North Korea vows more launches
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
The rocket, photographed from Dandong in China. Photo / AP North Korea declared that it had successfully put an "earth observation satellite" into orbit and said it planned to launch "many more". Both the South Korean Defence Ministry and the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Dutch to probe deaths in Iraq air strikesRiot police separate pro- and anti immigration demonstrators as a man waves a f
Dutch to probe deaths in Iraq air strikes
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
Riot police separate pro- and anti immigration demonstrators as a man waves a flag reading "Islamists Not Welcome" in Amsterdam. (Peter Dejong, AP) The Hague - The Netherlands is probing two incidents in which civilians may have been killed or... Read more
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Aljazeera
UN Security Council meets over N Korea rocket launchThe UN Security Council will hold an emergency, closed-door meeting to discuss
UN Security Council meets over N Korea rocket launch
Aljazeera / Posted 16 hours ago
The UN Security Council will hold an emergency, closed-door meeting to discuss North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket. The Council will meet 1:00pm (16:00 GMT) on Sunday in New York, following a request by South Korea, Japan and the... Read more
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Gulf News
UAE backs sending ground troops to fight DaeshCampaign against terror group has to include genuine political process and a gr
UAE backs sending ground troops to fight Daesh
Gulf News / Posted 18 hours ago
Campaign against terror group has to include genuine political process and a ground force, minister says Government forces chat near a tank three kilometres from the Shiite villages of Nabbul and Zahra in Syria's northern Aleppo province which have... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Turkey to let in Syrians fleeing Aleppo assault 'if necessary'Turkey ready to let in Syrian asylum seekers 'if necessary', Russian-backed war
Turkey to let in Syrians fleeing Aleppo assault 'if necessary'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 hours ago
Turkey ready to let in Syrian asylum seekers 'if necessary', Russian-backed war continues in Aleppo Turkey says it is ready to let in tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing a major Russian-backed regime offensive "if necessary" as aid agencies warn of... Read more
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SKY News
North Korea: We Will Launch More RocketsNorth Korea has defied international warnings and has said it will continue to
North Korea: We Will Launch More Rockets
SKY News / Posted 19 hours ago
North Korea has defied international warnings and has said it will continue to launch more long-range rockets after sending what it has said is a satellite into space. Sunday's rocket took off at around 9am Pyongyang time from the North's west... Read more
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Mississauga News
North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile testSEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings
North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile test
Mississauga News / Posted 20 hours ago
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
N Korea launches rocket, angers international communitySEOUL: North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday morning (Feb 7) in defia
N Korea launches rocket, angers international community
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
SEOUL: North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday morning (Feb 7) in defiance of warnings from the US and South Korea. The North fired the rocket from the Dongchang-ri missile base in the country's northwest at around 9:30 am (8.30am Singapore... Read more
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New Kerala
South Korea-US begin talks on THAAD missile system deploymentSeoul, Feb 7 : South Korea on Sunday announced the start of official negotiatio
South Korea-US begin talks on THAAD missile system deployment
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
Seoul, Feb 7 : South Korea on Sunday announced the start of official negotiations with the US on possible deployment of an advanced US missile defence system after North Korea's nuclear test and long-range rocket launch. The start of talks about... Read more
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asianage
Dutch to probe 'civilian deaths' in Iraq air strikesNetherlands is participating in Iraq strikes with 4 F-16 aircraft specialising
Dutch to probe 'civilian deaths' in Iraq air strikes
asianage / Posted 20 hours ago
Netherlands is participating in Iraq strikes with 4 F-16 aircraft specialising in close air support of ground operations by Iraqi forces. The Hague: The Netherlands is probing two incidents in which civilians may have been killed or injured in air... Read more
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The Star
South Korea says retrieves suspected fairing from North Korean rocketSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea retrieved on Sunday what it believes to be a fair
South Korea says retrieves suspected fairing from North Korean rocket
The Star / Posted 21 hours ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea retrieved on Sunday what it believes to be a fairing dropped by a rocket North Korea launched earlier in the day, its defence ministry said. Retrieving parts of the rocket that carried what the North says is a satellite... Read more
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asianage
Foreign postingsLast year the government was warning babus about losing their jobs if they over
Foreign postings
asianage / Posted 21 hours ago
Last year the government was warning babus about losing their jobs if they overstayed their foreign postings, but this year it has decided to relax the rules, likely due to pressure from various ministries and organisations. Sources say that the... Read more
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The Hindu
South Korea says retrieves suspected fairing from North Korean rocketA fairing shields the payload, or satellite, carried by a rocket into space. S
South Korea says retrieves suspected fairing from North Korean rocket
The Hindu / Posted 22 hours ago
A fairing shields the payload, or satellite, carried by a rocket into space. South Korea retrieved on Sunday what it believes to be a fairing dropped by a rocket North Korea launched earlier in the day, its Defence Ministry said. Retrieving parts... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Korea says will discuss new missile defence with USSEOUL: South Korea said on Sunday (Feb 7) it and the United States would begin
South Korea says will discuss new missile defence with US
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 hours ago
SEOUL: South Korea said on Sunday (Feb 7) it and the United States would begin discussion on deploying an advanced missile-defence system to South Korea to counter the growing threat of North Korea’s weapons capabilities. U.S. military officials... Read more
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New Kerala
Seoul to begin negotiation on US missile defence deploymentSeoul, Feb 7 : South Korea's defence ministry on Sunday said Seoul and Washingt
Seoul to begin negotiation on US missile defence deployment
New Kerala / Posted 22 hours ago
Seoul, Feb 7 : South Korea's defence ministry on Sunday said Seoul and Washington have agreed to launch official negotiations on the deployment of an advanced US missile defence system, called Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD), on the... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbours, U.S. North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has calle
North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbours, U.S.
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 22 hours ago
North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has called a satellite, but its neighbours and Washington denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
North Korea condemned by UN after firing long-range 'missile'North Korea has been condemned by the UN after firing a long-range rocket in wh
North Korea condemned by UN after firing long-range 'missile'
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 hours ago
North Korea has been condemned by the UN after firing a long-range rocket in what is thought to have been a test of banned missile technology. The launch in Pyongyang comes just over a month after the secretive state carried out what it claimed was... Read more
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RTE News
Missile defence system talks after rocket launchSouth Korea has said it and the United States would begin discussion on deployi
Missile defence system talks after rocket launch
RTE News / Posted 23 hours ago
South Korea has said it and the United States would begin discussion on deploying an advanced missile-defence system to South Korea to counter the growing threat of North Korea's weapons capabilities. US military officials have said the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
North Korea launches rocket it says is carrying satelliteA Japanese Self-Defence Forces' vehicle carrying units of Patriot Advanced Capa
North Korea launches rocket it says is carrying satellite
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
A Japanese Self-Defence Forces' vehicle carrying units of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles leaves a port on Japan's southern island of Ishigaki, Okinawa prefecture, in this photo taken by Kyodo February 6, 2016. North Korea may launch a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UN condemns North Korea rocket launch North Koreans watch an electronic screen announcing the launch of a satellite
UN condemns North Korea rocket launch
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
North Koreans watch an electronic screen announcing the launch of a satellite at the Pyongyang Railway Station (AP) The UN deplored a rocket launch by North Korea warning it was in violation of Security Council... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile testSEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings
North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile test
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted yesterday
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland. The... Read more
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Yahoo News
A Japanese Self-Defense Force Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) interceptor launcher is deployed outside the Defence Ministry in Tokyo | View photo - Yahoo News A Japanese Self-Defense Force Patriot Advanced Capa
A Japanese Self-Defense Force Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) interceptor launcher is deployed outside the Defence Ministry in Tokyo
Yahoo News / Posted yesterday
| View photo - Yahoo News A Japanese Self-Defense Force Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) interceptor... Read more
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Daily News
N. Korea launches space rocket in defiance of sanctions threatsNorth Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday, violating UN resolutions an
N. Korea launches space rocket in defiance of sanctions threats
Daily News / Posted yesterday
North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday, violating UN resolutions and doubling down against an international community already struggling to punish Pyongyang for a nuclear test last month. Pyongyang insists its space programme is purely... Read more
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The Star
South Korea says will discuss new missile defence with U.S.SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Sunday it and the United States would beg
South Korea says will discuss new missile defence with U.S.
The Star / Posted yesterday
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Sunday it and the United States would begin discussion on deploying an advanced missile-defence system to South Korea to counter the growing threat of North Korea’s weapons capabilities. U.S. military officials... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
N Korea launches long-range rocket despite warningsWorld News of Sunday, 7 February 2016 North Korea has launched a long-range ro
N Korea launches long-range rocket despite warnings
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
World News of Sunday, 7 February 2016 North Korea has launched a long-range rocket, violating UN resolutions and doubling down against an international community already determined to punish Pyongyang for a nuclear test last month. State media said... Read more
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The Record
North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile testSEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings
North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile test
The Record / Posted yesterday
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Akshay, Kangana not IFR brand ambassadorsVisakhapatnam, Feb 7 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday clarified th
Akshay, Kangana not IFR brand ambassadors
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Visakhapatnam, Feb 7 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday clarified that Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Kangana Ranaut "were not brand ambassadors" for the International Fleet Review (IFR). Talking to journalists on the sidelines of the... Read more
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