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16 March 2012 Military News

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  • DPRK to Launch Application Satellite KCNA 16 Mar 2012 -- The DPRK is to launch a working satellite, Kwangmyongsong-3, manufactured by itself with indigenous technology to mark the 100th birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.
  • Korean People Confident of Successful Satellite Launch KCNA 16 Mar 2012 -- A spokesman for the Korean Committee for Space Technology made public a statement at noon Friday that the DPRK will launch an application satellite, Kwangmyongsong-3, manufactured by local scientists and technicians.
  • Satellite Launch to Display National Strength of Korea KCNA 16 Mar 2012 -- A spokesman for the Korean Committee for Space Technology announced at noon Friday that the DPRK is to launch Kwangmyongsong-3, a polar-orbiting earth observation satellite, in mid-April.
  • Announcement on Upcoming Satellite Launch Delights Korean Scientists KCNA 16 Mar 2012 -- A spokesman for the Korean Committee for Space Technology (KCST) announced Friday that the DPRK would launch Kwangmyongsong-3, a polar-orbiting earth observation satellite, by carrier rocket Unha-3 between April 12 and 16 to mark the 100th birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.
  • Launch of Working Satellite Will Represent Might of DPRK KCNA 16 Mar 2012 -- The spokesman for the Korean Committee for Space Technology announced Friday that the DPRK will launch a home-made application satellite to mark the centenary of birth of President Kim Il Sung (April 15).
  • Launch of Kwangmyongsong-3 Will Be Pride for DPRK KCNA 16 Mar 2012 -- The spokesman for the Korean Committee for Space Technology in a statement Friday announced that a home-made application satellite would be launched to mark the centenary of birth of President Kim Il Sung (April 15).
  • DOD: North Korea Rocket Launch Would Destabilize Region AFPS 16 Mar 2012 -- The April launch of a long-range rocket announced by North Korea today would violate U.N. resolutions and represent a destabilizing influence in the region, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. John Kirby said here today.
  • UN chief urges DPR Korea to reconsider decision to launch 'satellite' UN News Centre 16 Mar 2012 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to reconsider its decision to launch a so-called 'application satellite' next month and fully comply with relevant Security Council resolutions.
  • US: N. Korea Rocket Launch Would Make Food Aid 'Hard to Imagine' VOA 16 Mar 2012 -- The United States says North Korea's planned rocket launch imperils the delivery of food aid as part of last month's agreement on nuclear inspections. North Korea announced Friday that it will launch a satellite-carrying a long-range rocket in April.
  • North Korea to Launch Satellite for Kim's Birthday RIA Novosti 16 Mar 2012 -- North Korea will launch an earth observation satellite next month to mark the 100th birthday of its late founding leader Kim Il-sung, the state news agency KCNA reported on Friday.
  • Russia Warns N.Korea Against Satellite Launch RIA Novosti 16 Mar 2012 -- Russia urged Pyongyang on Friday not to go ahead with its planned satellite launch, which would set it against the international community.
  • North Korea Plans April 'Space' Launch VOA 16 Mar 2012 -- In what is likely to be widely considered a violation of its recent agreement to halt ballistic-missile tests, North Korea has made a surprise announcement that it intends to conduct a satellite launch next month.
  • Evidence Shows Tehran Connection in New Delhi, Bangkok Bombings VOA 16 Mar 2012 -- India is seeking international arrest warrants for three Iranians suspected of being part of a plot to attack Israeli diplomats.
  • Pakistan PM refuses to accept court order IRNA 16 Mar 2012 -- Pakistan Prime Minister, Yusuf Raza Gilani, on Friday publicly refused to accept orders by the country's Supreme Court to write letter to Swiss authorities to reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.
  • Iraq Better off After U.S. Withdrawal – Moscow RIA Novosti 16 Mar 2012 -- Russia reckons that the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq has not made the situation in the country worse, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Friday.
  • Coup-Prone Guinea Bissau Calm Ahead of Election VOA 16 Mar 2012 -- Guinea Bissau's nine presidential hopefuls are wrapping up what has been a calm campaign season.
  • Brazil: UN welcomes prosecution of retired colonel for abuses during military rule UN News Centre 16 Mar 2012 -- The United Nations human rights office today welcomed the prosecution of a retired Brazilian army colonel for disappearances during the country's military dictatorship as a 'first and crucial step' in fighting the impunity that surrounds that period.



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