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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

Jul 31, 2014

Hamas long-range rockets are 'not sophisticated technology,' says expert

Israel has stepped up its campaign in Gaza to eliminate Hamas’s ability to launch rockets... #Israel #Hamas
Why China is losing its patience with North Korea

Jul 26, 2014

Israel says it's extending Gaza truce for 24 hours

Hamas rejected Israel’s offer on Saturday to extend a 12-hour ceasefire and then launched dozens of rockets from Gaza — ending a break in violence that has left nearly 1,000 Palestinians dead... #Israel #Hamas #Gaza Strip
Why China is losing its patience with North Korea

Jul 27, 2014

Gaza militants launch big rocket salvo at Israel, endangering cease-fire

Palestinian militants have launched a big rocket salvo at Israel, endangering a unilateral cease-fire... #Israel #Jerusalem