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  1. North Korea satellite 'tumbling in orbit,' U.S. official saysRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | GantDaily.com

    The satellite North Korea fired into space on Sunday is "tumbling in orbit" and incapable of functioning in any useful way, a senior U.S. defense official told CNN. Sunday's launch of the long-range rocket triggered a wave of international condemnation and prompted strong reaction from an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council.


  2. South Korea Weighs Closing Kaesong Complex Over Rocket LaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Voice of America

    North Korean employees, shown in December 2013, sew in a South Korean-owned company at the Kaesong industrial park just north of the demilitarized zone. South Korea's point man on North Korea hinted Monday at possibly shutting down an inter-Korean industrial complex as a punitive measure against North Korea in response to the communist country's long-range rocket launch.


  3. North Korea celebrates satellite launch with fireworks displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WMAL-AM Washington

    North Koreans celebrated its launch of a satellite into orbit with an official fireworks display Monday tonight in Pyongyang, state broadcaster KCTV reported. "We hope that the future of our space technology keeps growing and shines like these fireworks in the sky," an announcer on the North Korean broadcaster said during coverage of the celebrations in the capital.


  4. U.N. Security Council condemns N. Korea launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    North Korea launched a satellite into space Sunday, its state media reported, triggering a wave of international condemnation and prompting strong reaction from an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council. Though North Korea said the launch was for scientific and "peaceful purposes," it is being widely viewed by other nations as a front to test a ballistic missile, especially coming on the heels of North Korea's purported hydrogen bomb test last month.


  5. Traditional Soups for the Lunar New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Chosun Ilbo

    The tradition in Korea is to eat tteokguk or rice cake soup, and manduguk or dumpling soup on Lunar New Year's Day. Eating them is thought to bring good fortune for the following year.


  6. U.N. condemns North Korea rocket launch, threatens new sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | San Jose Mercury News

    The U.N. Security Council has issued a statement strongly condemning North Korea's rocket launch and pledging to "expeditiously" adopt a new resolution with "significant" new sanctions. The statement approved by all 15 council members at an emergency meeting on Sunday underscored that launches using ballistic missile technology, "even if characterized as a satellite launch or space launch vehicle" contribute to North Korea's development of systems to deliver nuclear weapons.


  7. Russian Federation: N. Korea rocket launch can not but provoke 'decisive protest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Echo

    U.S. s ecretary of state John Kerry labelled the test " a flagrant violation of UN Security Council resolutions ". It is a missile carried on a mobile launcher, which would make destroying it much more hard.


  8. The Latest: Russia criticizes North Korea's rocket launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A statement released by the Russian Foreign Ministry on Sunday called on the North Korean leadership "to think about whether the policy of opposing the entire international community is serving the interests of the country." The ministry also says Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed the launch with his Japanese counterpart and stressed the importance of finding a diplomatic solution.


  9. The Latest: Rome says launch N. Koreaa s a latest provocationaRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | KDWN

    Italy's foreign minister says North Korea's rocket launch puts at risk both international and regional security, as well as peace. Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni noted in a statement that Sunday's launch comes just one month after North Korea conducted a nuclear test, making for the North's "latest provocation."


  10. The Latest: Germany, France condemn N. Korea rocket launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | White Lake Beacon

    Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in a statement that the East Asian country had "once again ignored the warnings of the international community." He called for "measurable consequences" and said Germany would advocate a strong international reaction, adding that the U.N. Security Council meeting called for Sunday was an important signal.


  11. North Korean launches long-range rocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    North Korea has successfully launched a satellite into space, its state-run TV said, an action immediately condemned by the United States as "destabilizing and provocative." Carrier rocket Kwangmyongsong blasted off from the Sohae Space Center at 9 a.m Sunday local time, state news agency KCNA said.


  12. Seoul restricts entry to joint park with PyongyangRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Newkerala.com

    Seoul, Feb 7 : South Korea's unification ministry on Sunday announced that it plans to further restrict the entry of its nationals into a jointly-run factory park in a border town of North Korea. The number of South Koreans to be allowed to enter the Kaesong industrial complex will be reduced to 500 from the current limit of 650, the ministry said in a statement.


  13. U.S., South Korea, Japan working closely to deter North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Big News Network.com

    The United States, South Korea and Japan are cooperating closely on military intelligence in the wake of North Korea's recent rocket launch announcement, but Pyongyang warned the South about its "divisive" alliance with the United States. Seoul's military stated Wednesday that it plans to deploy the Green Pine ground radar with a range of 300 miles, as well as an Airborne Warning and Control System, an airborne radar designed for long-range detection of aircraft and ships.


  14. Gov't to be alert over North Korean rocket launch during key holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Korea Herald

    The Unification Ministry said Friday it will be on high alert during the Lunar New Year's holiday to monitor a possible launch of North Korea's long-range rocket. North Korea has notified U.N. agencies that it will launch a satellite sometime between Feb. 8 and 25, widely seen as a covert test of ballistic missile technology.


  15. North Korea scolds South Korea official for family reunion remarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | UPI

    North Korea slammed South Korea's unification minister in response to a seemingly benign comment he had made regarding inter-Korea family reunions. Hong Yong-pyo had said Wednesday he would continue to pursue efforts to overcome the obstacles facing the prospects of future family reunions, in the wake of North Korea's nuclear test and the "serious predicament" of North-South relations, News 1 reported.


  16. N. Korean Nuclear Provocations Force Region to Make Hard ChoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Voice of America

    South Koreans watch a TV news program with a file footage about North Korea's rocket launch plans at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Feb. 3, 2016. Pyongyang's defiant pursuit of nuclear weapons is forcing countries in northeast Asia to either support crippling sanctions or ultimately recognize North Korea as a nuclear state.


  17. No. of S. Koreans at Kaesong complex dow...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Korea Herald

    The number of South Koreans staying at the joint industrial complex in North Korea declined 20 percent on-year in January following the North's nuclear test, government data showed Wednesday. The number of South Koreans staying at the Kaesong Industrial Complex in the North reached a daily average of 570 last month, down 20.4 percent from a year earlier, according to the Unification Ministry.


  18. South Korean fox crossed into North Korea, Seoul saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | UPI

    A fox released into the wild in South Korea crossed into the North beyond the heavily fortified border of the demilitarized zone, Seoul's National Park Service said. The fox was one of ten in a pack returned to South Korea's Sobaek Mountains, and was part of a program to restore the endangered species, local television network SBS reported.


  19. North Koreaa s invents hangover free alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    It put the world on edge after its supposed hydrogen bomb test . But perhaps we can learn to love North Korea now that it claims to have invented a revolutionary liquor that won't leave you bleary-eyed and hungover.


  20. North Korea's latest boast: Alcohol without the hangoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    But, perhaps we can learn to love North Korea now that it claims to have invented a revolutionary liquor that won't leave you bleary-eyed and hungover. According to state-run newspaper Pyongyang Times , the "suave" liquor is made from an extract of ginseng and uses glutinous rice instead of sugar.