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North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Wednesday, in defiance of UN sanctions threats over what Pyongyang's critics insist is a disguised ballistic missile test. 

A North Korean Unha-3 rocket is pictured at Tangachai -ri space center in April 2012. North Korea carried out Wednesday a widely criticised rocket launch, seen by many in the international community as a disguised ballistic missile test, the South Korean defence ministry said.

"It (the rocket) has been launched," a South Korean defence ministry spokesman told AFP without elaborating further.

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