Posts Tagged ‘North Korea’

North Korean launch fails

Friday, April 13, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 13, 2012

North Korea has launched what it called a satellite-carrying rocket but the projectile disintegrated soon after the launch.

Japan’s Defense Ministry says debris fell into the Yellow Sea, without affecting Japanese territory. Read more…

North Korea completes missile assembly

Monday, April 9, 2012 Comments off

North Korea has shown to international media a ballistic missile installed on a launch pad.

The North invited on Sunday about 60 journalists from 19 countries to the launch pad in Pyongan-pukdo in the northwestern part of the country. Read more…

Obama asks China to block N.Korea’s launch

Monday, March 26, 2012 Comments off


US President Barack Obama has asked Chinese President Hu Jintao to use his country’s influence over North Korea to try to stop it from launching a satellite next month.

Obama met with Hu in Seoul on Monday ahead of the Nuclear Security Summit. Read more…

Obama: N.Korean launch jeopardizes food deal – NHK

Monday, March 26, 2012 Comments off

US President Barack Obama has warned that North Korea’s plan to launch a rocket carrying a satellite would jeopardize a deal to resume US food aid to the North. Read more…

North Korea to launch ‘satellite’ in April

Friday, March 16, 2012 Comments off

North Korea says it will launch a rocket carrying a satellite to mark the centenary of the birth of the country’s founder Kim Il Sung.

State-run North Korean media on Friday reported an announcement by the Korean Committee for Space Technology. Read more…

N.Korea may suspend uranium enrichment for food

Monday, February 27, 2012 Comments off

North Korea has informed the United States that it is ready to suspend its uranium enrichment program in exchange for food aid. This would include grains from the United States. Read more…

NORTH KOREA:Kim Jong Un set to lead N.Korea

Friday, December 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 30, 2011


A series of ceremonies to mourn the late leader Kim Jong Il have ended in North Korea. The country is now set to continue military-led rule under Kim Jong Un. Read more…

North Korea:Kim memorial service ends in N.Korea

Thursday, December 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news Dec. 29, 2011                              Related   News , Photos
UN flags flown at half mast for Kim funeral

Hundreds of thousands of North Koreans have remembered Kim Jong Il in the capital Pyongyang. Read more…

North Korea:Kim Jong Il funeral held in Pyongyang

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 28, 2011
Border town quiet on Kim funeral day

The funeral of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has been held in Pyongyang. Read more…

North Korea: shrouded in mystery?

Saturday, December 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 24, 2011

Anisimov Sergey, Fedoruk Vladimir

Kim Jong Un. Photo: EPA    

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has been officially named successor to his late father Kim Jong-il. The fears expressed by Seoul, Tokyo and Washington that a change of leadership could destabilize the situation on the Korean Peninsula have proved futile. Read more…