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'Weakness is not an option': UN Security Council condemns North Korea rocket launch

Feb 08, 2016

'Weakness is not an option': UN Security Council condemns North Korea rocket launch

The United Nations Security Council on Sunday condemned North Korea's latest rocket launch and vowed to take "significant measures" in response to Pyongyang's violations of UN resolutions, Venezuela's UN ambassador said #NewsTracker #Nuclear weapons #North Korea #UN Security Council #Sanctions #missile tests
South Korean navy fires warning shots at North vessel as tensions escalate

Feb 08, 2016

South Korean navy fires warning shots at North vessel as tensions escalate

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. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Park Geun-hye #Warning shots
Japan to adopt parliamentary resolution to protest North Korea's missile launch

Feb 08, 2016

Japan to adopt parliamentary resolution to protest North Korea's missile launch

Bipartisan lawmakers in Japan will convene on Tuesday and are widely expected to adopt a resolution protesting the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) launch of a long range rocket on Sunday. #Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #North Korea #UN Security Council #North Korea nuclear test
South Korea navy fires warning shots at N Korean patrol boat

Feb 08, 2016

South Korea navy fires warning shots at N Korean patrol boat

The South Korean navy fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat that intruded over their disputed maritime border today, a day after the North's launch of a long-range rocket raised tensions. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Park Geun-hye #south-korean
'Intolerable provocation': North Korea's rocket launch sparks widespread condemnation

Feb 08, 2016

'Intolerable provocation': North Korea's rocket launch sparks widespread condemnation

North Korea, which calls its launches part of a peaceful space program, said it had successfully put a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or Shining Star 4, into orbit. #China #NewsTracker #South Korea #Seoul #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #North Korea nuclear programme
U.N. Security Council holds emergency session on North Korea | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

U.N. Security Council holds emergency session on North Korea | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council began an emergency meeting on North Korea's rocket launch on Sunday and diplomats said they expected the 15-nation body to condemn Pyongyang and redouble efforts to agree on new sanctions. Speaking to reporters ahead of the closed-door session, France's U.N #India #Business #Japan #South Korea #North Korea
Will new sanctions stop Kim Jong-Un? Here's what North Korea's rocket launch may mean for the world

Feb 07, 2016

Will new sanctions stop Kim Jong-Un? Here's what North Korea's rocket launch may mean for the world

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday, the first day of its announced eight-day launch window and about a month after the country's fourth nuclear test led to international condemnation. #World #United Nations #ConnectTheDots #South Korea #North Korea #USA #Sanctions #Kim Jong-un #Rocket launch #Unha-3 rocket #Kwangmyongsong 4
Covert missile test: North Korea launches space rocket in defiance of sanctions threats

Feb 07, 2016

Covert missile test: North Korea launches space rocket in defiance of sanctions threats

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. #World #NewsTracker #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Pyongyang #Park Geun-hye #Rocket launch #United States of America #Shinzo Abe #world peace #credible inter-continental ballistic missile
North Korea advances plans for launch of rocket, according to Japan media reports

Feb 06, 2016

North Korea advances plans for launch of rocket, according to Japan media reports

North Korea says it has brought forward plans to launch a rocket and the event could now occur as early as Sunday, Japanese media reported. #Japan #United Nations #NewsTracker #North Korea #Rocket #Rocket launch
Obama, China's Xi say North Korea missile test 'provocative' action - White House | Reuters

Feb 06, 2016

Obama, China's Xi say North Korea missile test 'provocative' action - White House | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping in a phone call on Friday agreed that North Korea's planned ballistic missile test would represent a "provocative and destabilizing action," the White House said #Business #Japan #Russia #science #North Korea #Latin America #graphics