UN meets on North Korean missile launch

North Korea's much-heralded missile launch was a failure yesterday, but the White House still condemned what it felt was a provocative act by the rogue state. North Korea said it wanted to launch a rocket to put a weather

MSCI Asia ex-Japan off day's peak after weaker China data * Aussie falls as China Q1 GDP grows 8.1 pct, below 8.3 pct forecast * Markets shrug off North Korea rocket launch * European shares likely mixed By Chikako Mogi TOKYO, April 13 (Reuters)

North Korea's much-heralded missile launch was a failure yesterday, but the White House still condemned what it felt was a provocative act by the rogue state. North Korea said it wanted to launch a rocket to put a weather

With the situation in Syria still uncertain and North Korea launching a long-range missile Thursday ahead of crucial talks with Iran over its nuclear program, the Group of Eight bloc urged speedy resolutions to the trio of front-burner issues.

North Korea's much-heralded missile launch was a failure yesterday, but the White House still condemned what it felt was a provocative act by the rogue state. North Korea said it wanted to launch a rocket to put a weather