News Briefs

  3/17/2012, Adar 23, 5772

North Korea Invites Foreigners to View Satellite Launch

North Korea will invite foreign space experts and journalists to witness the launch of a satellite that the United States and other nations see as a provocation, the state-run Korean Central News Agency said on Saturday. The apparent attempt at North Korean transparency comes amid condemnations of its planned launch because it uses ballistic missile technology.