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North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbours, U.S.

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SEOUL North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test. | Video

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North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S. 9:57am GMT

SEOUL North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbors and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test. | Video

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North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbours, U.S 9:00am GMT

SEOUL North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test. | Video

UPDATE 7-North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbours, U.S. 8:53am GMT

* South Korea to discuss with US deploying THAAD missile defence

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U.S. calls for holding N.Korea to account; Republicans talk tough 7:45am GMT

WASHINGTON The United States vowed on Saturday to take all necessary actions to defend itself and its allies following a North Korean rocket launch, and said it would seek “significant measures” in the U.N. Security Council to hold North Korea to account.

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U.N. Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea launch 7:45am GMT

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.

U.S. calls for holding North Korea to account; Republicans talk tough 6:14am GMT

WASHINGTON The United States vowed on Saturday to take all necessary actions to defend itself and its allies following a North Korean rocket launch, and said it would seek “significant measures” in the U.N. Security Council to hold North Korea to account.

U.N. Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea launch 6:14am GMT

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.

U.N. Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea launch 4:33am GMT

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.

U.S. calls for holding North Korea to account; Republicans talk tough 4:17am GMT

WASHINGTON The United States vowed on Saturday to take all necessary actions to defend itself and its allies following a North Korean rocket launch, and said it would seek “significant measures” in the U.N. Security Council to hold North Korea to account.