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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea restarted its Yongbyon nuclear reactor, says US intelligence official

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 09:16am by Associated Press

    ... followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons programme, the top US intelligence official said on Wednesday, while a research institute pointed to signs the communist country ... nuclear ambitions will resume any time soon. In written testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said North Korea has expanded the size ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea urges release of missionary sentenced to life in North Korea

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 03:46pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... sentence “deeply regrettable”. Kim Jeong-wook- captured in the North last October- faced an array of charges including illegally entering the country, spying for Seoul’s intelligence agency, ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea recovers suspected North Korean drone on Baengnyeong island

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... on the drone's provenance, but the Yonhap news agency said military and intelligence officials suspected the drone came from North Korea. Yonhap quoted a military source as saying the drone crashed less ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea ‘could be planning nuclear test to coincide with Obama’s trip to the South’

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... may stage a provocation to coincide with the trip. Kim said the South Korean and US militaries were closely sharing intelligence and Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff had set up a special task ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korean spies find antiquated numbers game still safer

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 10:26pm by Reuters

    ... messages to spies, dates back to the French Resistance in the second world war and is still in use on the Korean peninsula, where human intelligence remains the most important way of gathering ... But reliance on antiquated methods and human sources has meant that the National Intelligence Service (NIS), South Korea's spy agency, has a patchy record on finding out what is going ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Landmark Korea talks end with question marks after South, North fail to agree on US drills

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 12:20pm by AP and AFP

    ... but most experts say the country has yet to master the technology needed to mount an atomic bomb on a missile. Last month, the top US intelligence official said that North Korea has expanded ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea warns of ‘merciless’ response to North’s provocations

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 03:44pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... age, analysts said. His growing control over the country’s lucrative mineral trades drew ire of other top officials and played a role in his downfall, Seoul’s intelligence chief said Monday. ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pyongyang lacks means for nuclear strike on US, experts say

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 09:22am by Reuters in Washington

    ... as the THAAD, or Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, to Guam, which Pyongyang has specifically threatened. The details of North Korea’s weapons programs known to US and other intelligence agencies ... intelligence agencies are watching closely is the KN-08, which has a longer range than the Nodong, and was first shown off in a North Korean military parade a year ago. Last month, Admiral James ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea has a nuclear weapon, says US agency as South dismisses capabilities

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 10:07am by Reuters in Seoul

    ... dimension to threats of war by Pyongyang. But the assessment was swiftly dismissed by several US officials and South Korea. The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) said it had concluded with “moderate ... Ministry maintained it did not believe North Korea could mount a nuclear warhead on a missile. Despite the DIA report, the Pentagon’s spokesman and the US national intelligence director both said ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    N Korea orders probe of border guards after spate of defections

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by Yonhap. A worsening food shortage at military barracks in the impoverished North has fanned frustration among its soldiers, the news agency quoted a South Korean intelligence official as saying. ...




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