Beijing voice "regret" at the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's launch of a satellite with ballistic missile technology.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday successfully launched a Kwangmyongsong-4 satellite, the Korean Central Television (KCTV) reported.
South Korean military has seen a rocket launched by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) successfully flying into orbit, Yonhap news agency reported citing a military official.
Nations condemn DPRK missile launch
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday rapped a long-range rocket launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), saying the launch is "unacceptable" and violated relevant UN resolution.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea launches a long-range rocket Sunday morning, according to South Korean news agency Yonhap.
Five Czech skiers were killed in a huge avalanche that swept away their group of 17 in the Austrian skiing region of Tyrol on Saturday.
The Japanese government said on Saturday that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has brought forward the period of its planned satellite launch to between Feb. 7-14, Kyodo news agency reported.
Beijing has told Pyongyang it does not want to see any moves to further raise tensions, Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said.
A 10-year-old Afghan boy who was declared a hero after fighting the Taliban has been shot dead by insurgents while on his way to school.
A number of countries have fallen victim to terrorist attacks recently, pointing to the cruelty of extremists and the importance of maintaining high vigilance against terrorism worldwide.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) should refrain from using "ballistic missile technology", according to Farhan Haq, deputy spokesman for the secretary-general.