N Korea triggers fresh fury with space rocket launch

February 7, 2016 5:00 AM

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US calls launch destab­ilisin­g and provoc­ative while Japane­se PM Shinzo Abe slamms it as absolu­tely intole­rable

SEOUL: North Korea said on Sunday it had successfully put a satellite into orbit, with a rocket launch widely condemned as a disguised ballistic missile test for a weapons delivery system to strike the US mainland.

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