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Google Maps Extends Coverage Through North Korea, Includes Gulags
2013-01-29 11:29:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though the country is at war with its neighbors and closely watched by the US and the rest of the world, Google has found it fitting to play neutral with North Korea and cover the country in Google Maps. Until today, the only view of North Korea available in Google Maps was stitched together using Google´s “Map Maker.” This process creates maps from data supplied by the public. Working with citizen...

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2009-02-24 15:13:37

North Korea said on Tuesday it was preparing to launch a communications satellite on one of its rockets, saying it would mark a great step forward for the communist state. The announcement, which came in a statement from the national space agency carried by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), did not include a target date for the launch, which some analysts believe will actually be the test-firing of a long-range missile. The news comes amid heightened tensions with South Korea,...

2006-08-03 23:41:09

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may have removed a Taepodong-2 missile from a launch site where the secretive state fired one of the long-range rockets in July, causing a regional security crisis, South Korean media reported on Friday. Yonhap news agency cited a government official as saying a second missile at the Musudan-ri site on the country's east coast had been removed in mid-July. The South Korean daily JoongAng Ilbo reported on Friday the Taepodong-2 missile in Musudan-ri was...

2006-08-03 22:47:12

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may have removed a Taepodong-2 missile from a launch site where the secretive state fired one of the long-range rockets in July, causing a regional security crisis, South Korean media reported on Friday. Yonhap news agency cited a government official as saying a second missile at the Musudan-ri site on the country's east coast had been removed in mid-July. The South Korean daily JoongAng Ilbo reported on Friday the Taepodong-2 missile in Musudan-ri was...


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