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U.N. Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea launch

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss the North Korean rocket launch as requested by United States, Japan and South Korea, the U.N. press office said.

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Japan did not try to shoot down North Korean rocket: NHK 1:18am GMT

TOKYO Japan did not take action to shoot down a rocket launched by North Korea on Sunday, though it flew over Japan's southern Okinawa prefecture, public broadcaster NHK said.

US, Japan, S.Korea ask for emergency UN meeting on N.Korea 1:17am GMT

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 6 The United States, Japan and South Korea have requested an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Sunday to discuss the North Korean rocket launch, council diplomats said.

Japan did not try to shoot down North Korean rocket -NHK 1:17am GMT

TOKYO, Feb 7 Japan did not take action to shoot down a rocket launched by North Korea on Sunday, though it flew over Japan's southern Okinawa prefecture, public broadcaster NHK said.

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U.S. and allies aim to track North Korean rocket; launch window from Monday 06 Feb 2016

SEOUL/TOKYO The United States has deployed missile defence 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. | Video

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North Korea brings forward rocket launch to as soon as Sunday 06 Feb 2016

TOKYO/SEOUL North Korea could launch a rocket that it says will carry an earth observation satellite as soon as Sunday, after bringing forward and shortening the time frame for the launch, the Japanese and South Korean governments said on Saturday. | Video