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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japan and North Korea set to restart talks on nuclear programme, kidnapppings

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 02:37pm by Reuters

    ... a hiatus of more than a year, Japan and North Korea are set to resume high-level talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes and the issue of Japanese citizens abducted decades ago, ... Japan has still to confirm the resumption of talks, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared his government’s commitment to find closure for families who were the victims of kidnapping. "The ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US calls North Korean missile test a ‘provocative escalation’ of tensions

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:53pm by AFP

    ... of Japan yesterday represented "a troubling and provocative escalation" on the Korean peninsula. America is closely co-ordinating with allies and partners, including in the UN Security ... The North's action came as US President Barack Obama hosted a landmark Japan-South Korea summit and pledged his "unwavering commitment" to Tokyo and Seoul in the face of Pyongyang's ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Much ado about nothing for North Korean space agency Nada

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:54pm by GDN

    ... afterwards that it was not transmitting and was probably tumbling in its orbit. North Korea insists its space programme is purely peaceful. But the US and Japan, among others, say North Korea could ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN Security Council members condemn North Korea missile launch

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:48pm by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Korea fired two medium-range Rodong ballistic missiles into the sea at 2.35am Japan and Korea time on Wednesday, Tokyo and Seoul said. North Korea’s first firing in four years of mid-range missiles that can hit Japan followed a series of short-range rocket launches over the past two months. Several council diplomats said negotiations on possible council action would probably continue ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese abductee's North Korean daughter meets relatives in Mongolia

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:54am by AFP

    ... Megumi Yokota's parents "spent time" with their granddaughter, Kim Eun-gyong, 26, and her family in the Mongolian capital, Ulan Bator, over five days last week, Japan ... help improve Tokyo-Pyongyang ties. But Japan's Kyodo news agency said the foreign ministry "embraced the meeting as a positive development and plans to seek the reopening ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - NORTH KOREA

    Book review: North Korean Nuclear Operationality, edited by Gregory Moore

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by Julian Ryall

    ... is potentially a first-strike target and the battleground for a second Korean war; no one in the South wants Kim's finger on the trigger in Pyongyang either. Ditto Japan, the US and Russia. As well ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China rejects UN report accusing North Korea of crimes against humanity

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Japan took the floor to make a statement. So interrupted a statement by Shigeo Iizuka, the head of the Japanese Association of Families of Victims Kidnapped by North Korea, to challenge his ... claims that some of them had committed suicide. Just seconds into Iizuka's speech, So demanded: "I need the clarification if he is a representative of the government of Japan ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US hopeful of high-level UN debate on North Korean rights

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:13am by AP

    ... of referral to the court. He said Japan and Europe had been drafting a resolution on North Korea that the 47-member council would vote on by the end of this week, but the text had not yet been ...

  9. News - China - NORTH KOREA

    Beijing urged to get tough with North Korea over missile near miss

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 04:06pm by Zhang Hong

    ... Japan to Shenyang in Liaoning province, carrying 220 passengers, crossed the trajectory of a missile fired by North Korea on March 4. The jet was flying over international waters at an altitude ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea brands Shinzo Abe an ‘Asian Hitler’ in state media

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 01:20pm by AFP

    ... Abe as a "militarist maniac" for trying to amend Tokyo's pacifist constitution. Abe said last month that Japan's pacifist post-second world war constitution, which limits ... from Japan to somewhere else," it added. "There is no difference between the fascist maniac Hitler, who waged battle against communists to justify another war, and the reckless Abe ...




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