N. Korea Launches Rocket; Defies International Pressure

N. Korea Launches Rocket; Defies International Pressure

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A North Korean soldier stands guard in front of the Unha-3 rocket at Tangachai-ri space center, North Korea, on April 8, 2012. China, South Korea and Japan expressed concern over North Korea’s plan to put a satellite into orbit with a long-range rocket between April 12 and 16, which the U.S. says would scuttle a food aid deal.