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U.S. envoy: Myanmar reforms good example for N. Korea
June 08, 2012 01:30 PM
The U.S. envoy on North Korean human rights issues says the reforms unfolding in Myanmar are a great example for North Korea to follow.
North Korea set to launch centenary rocket
April 10, 2012 01:23 AM
North Korea is counting down to the 100th anniversary of its founder’s birth, with top-level meetings and a controversial rocket launch scheduled in coming days.
North Korea invites IAEA, watchdog says
Fredrik Dahl | March 20, 2012 12:53 AM
The UN nuclear watchdog said it had received an invitation from N. Korea to visit, 3 years after its inspectors were expelled from the reclusive Asian state for the 2nd time.
North Korea missile threat may endanger food aid program
March 17, 2012 01:08 AM
N. Korea said it will launch a long-range rocket next month to put a satellite into orbit to mark the centenary of founder Kim II-sung’s birth next month.
US says N. Korea missile launch plan 'highly provocative'
March 16, 2012 11:40 AM
The US on Friday denounced as "highly provocative" North Korea's plan to next month launch a long-range rocket to put a satellite into orbit.
North to top agenda at South Korea-China talks
Jeremy Laurence | January 09, 2012 01:28 AM
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak will this week ask China to use its influence to lean on North Korea to show restraint amid a delicate transition to a new leadership in Pyongyang.
South Korea ready for talks with hostile North
January 06, 2012 02:05 AM
South Korea reached out to rival North Korea Thursday, nearly three weeks after the death of the North’s iron-fisted ruler Kim Jong Il...
?North Koreans salute late Kim Jong Il
December 29, 2011 12:37 AM
North Korea’s next leader escorted his father’s hearse in an elaborate state funeral on a bitter, snowy day Wednesday, bowing and saluting in front of tens of thousands of citizens who wailed and stamped their feet in grief for Kim Jong Il...
N. Korea prepares huge send-off for Kim Jong Il
December 28, 2011 01:44 AM
North Korea was Tuesday preparing a massive ceremonial farewell to late leader Kim Jong Il as it strove to strengthen a new personality cult around his youthful son and successor Jong Un.
A chaotic, imploding North Korea is what everyone seeks to avoid
Yoon Young-kwan | December 24, 2011 01:56 AM
According to North Korean state television, the heart attack that killed Kim Jong Il on Dec. 17 was “due to severe mental and physical stress from overwork.”
N. Korea: South’s reaction to Kim death intolerable
Jung Ha-Won | December 24, 2011 01:50 AM
N. Korea has accused S. Korea of an “intolerable” response to Kim Jong Il’s death, a blast that came as diplomats at the US held a mass boycott of a tribute to the late leader.
Seoul: North Korea steps up security, puts troops on alert
December 22, 2011 01:34 AM
North Korea has tightened security in cities, put troops on alert and won loyalty pledges from top generals after leader Kim Jong Il’s death as it consolidates power behind his anointed heir.
North Korea displays body of Kim Jong Il in glass coffin
December 21, 2011 01:32 AM
North Korea displayed the body of ruler Kim Jong Il in a glass coffin surrounded by red flowers Tuesday.
The power behind the throne in North Korea
Jack Kim | December 21, 2011 01:31 AM
Real power in North Korea now probably belongs to a coterie of advisers following the death of Kim Jong Il, not his youngest son, an untested man in his 20s who has been anointed the “Great Successor.”
China says it held talks with US, South Korea on Kim's death
December 20, 2011 11:37 AM
China said Tuesday it had held telephone talks with the United States and South Korea on the importance of ensuring security on the Korean peninsula.
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