U.S., allies aim to track North Korean launch

By Jack Kim and Tim Kelly SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) – The United States has deployed missile defense systems that will work with the Japanese and South Korean militaries to track a rocket North Korea says it will launch some time over an 18-day period beginning Monday….




Activity seen at east, west launch sites

A mobile launcher for a ballistic missile has been detected on the move in the eastern part of North Korea, Japan’s NHK television said Thursday. The report didn’t specify the precise area, but the region is home to the Tonghae launch site. Tonghae was North…


UN calls on DPRK to refrain from ballistic missile tests

The United Nations has joined the chorus of voices calling on North Korea to abandon its plan to launch a satellite later this month. “The Secretary-General believes that it is important for the DPRK to refrain from using ballistic missile technology and to work for the peace…