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Unmanned Russian rocket crashes after launch, no casualties

May 16, 2014

Unmanned Russian rocket crashes after launch, no casualties

An unmanned Russian rocket, carrying an advanced telecommunications satellite, failed to reach its designated orbit and crashed shortly after its launch on Friday. #telecom #Russia #Kazakhstan #Moscow #Rocket launch #Almaty #telecommunications satellite
India set to launch five rockets, a Mars mission this year

May 06, 2013

India set to launch five rockets, a Mars mission this year

India's space agency is planning to have a total of five rocket launches in 2013 from its rocket launch pad at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, around 80 km from here. This will include a mission to Mars later this year. #NewsTracker #Sriharikota #Rocket launch
US, China agree on tough UN sanctions on North Korea

Mar 06, 2013

US, China agree on tough UN sanctions on North Korea

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman in Beijing refused to give any details about the deal at her daily media briefing, but indicated China was concerned about Pyongyang's behavior. #China #US #NewsTracker #North Korea #Economic sanctions #Rocket launch
Is North Korea upgrading rocket launch site?

Feb 15, 2013

Is North Korea upgrading rocket launch site?

Design features of a new launch pad under construction at the northeastern site of Tonghae also suggest Iran may be helping North Korea. #NewsTracker #North Korea #Pyongyang #North Korea rocket launch
Why China is losing its patience with North Korea

Feb 11, 2013

Why China is losing its patience with North Korea

Beijing signaled its growing unhappiness by agreeing to tightened UN sanctions after North Korea launched a rocket in December, surprising China watchers with its unusually tough line. #China #NewsTracker #North Korea #Pyongyang #North Korea rocket launch

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Why China is losing its patience with North Korea

Sep 13, 2014

They’ll say anything

The Associated Press reports “there is growing evidence that Hamas militants used residential areas as cover for launching rockets at Israel” during the 50-day war ended last month...
Why China is losing its patience with North Korea

Sep 12, 2014

Evidence growing that Hamas used residential areas as cover for firing rockets at Israel

Two weeks after the end of the Gaza war, there is growing evidence that Hamas militants used residential areas as cover for launching rockets at Israel, at least at times... #Israel #Hamas
Why China is losing its patience with North Korea

Sep 10, 2014

Lift Off: German Startup Incubator Rocket Internet Launches IPO

Rocket Internet said it wants to raise $970 million in an IPO to happen later this year... #Israel #Hamas