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  1. News - Asia - KOREA

    US, Seoul to forge joint response to North’s missile force

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 02:49pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington The United States and South Korea are set to announce this weekend a joint response to the perceived threat from North Korea’s growing ballistic missile force, ... develop missiles capable of hitting any part of the North from anywhere in the South. The notice, obtained by reporters, said the United States and South Korea had been discussing ...

  2. Doubts linger over North Korean deal

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... North Korea has struck an important new deal with the US, but as with previous ones, there is concern whether Pyongyang will keep its word. In return for 240,000 tonnes of food aid ... rule. Elections this year in the US and the North's bitter rival, South Korea, mean that following a steady path is sensible. If opposition parties in both countries get into government, ...

  3. News - Asia

    North Korea's Kim visits army unit that launched 2010 shelling of South

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 07:52pm

    ... against any provocation by South Korea. His visit, and his recent resumption of "field guidance" to military units, precede annual war games by allies South Korea and the United States ... the United States. It has also branded this month's military drills "an all-out war rehearsal" for an invasion of the North. Seoul and Washington say the drill, which will mobilise ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea may test missile next week

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 02:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... of the Taepodong-2. The April test put a halt to the latest international effort to engage North Korea, with the United States calling off plans to deliver badly needed food assistance. On Thursday, the UN ... believed preparations for a test had “entered a final stage”. “But there is no telling whether or when it would go ahead,” the official, who declined to be identified, told reporters. North Korea ...

  5. Seoul sceptical of nuclear 'deal'

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Seoul remain deeply cynical of the negotiations delivering any real progress on the ultranationalist state's atomic weapons programmes. North Korea and the US announced on Wednesday ... of the United States think tank The Council on Foreign Relations was also sceptical. 'In January they mentioned a possible 'temporary suspension of the nuclear programme', so it's ...

  6. News - Asia

    N Korea confirms arrest of US citizen

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 01:00pm by Agence France Presse in Seoul

    ... said. “He was put into custody by a relevant institution,” it added. The United States has no diplomatic ties with North Korea and KCNA said consular officials from the Swedish embassy, which ... without elabourating. State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell confirmed that a US citizen had been detained in North Korea. “The embassy of Sweden, which is our protecting power in Pyongyang, ...

  7. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    North Korea and Japan to meet for first direct talks in 4 years

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... territory and underground nuclear experiments have curbed progress on normalising relations. North Korea, meanwhile, criticises Japan's military alliance with the United States, colonisation ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing North Korea and Japan to hold first talks in 4 years North Korea and Japan tomorrow hold their first direct talks in four years with attention focused ...

  8. U.S. deal with North renews Seoul's fears

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode in Seoul greg.torode@scmp.com The agreement last week between North Korea and the United States that promises to halt Pyongyang's nuclear and military provocations in return for food has highlighted old fears in South Korea. It worries that the enemy is trying to drive a wedge in regional diplomacy in order to limit the South's role in charting North ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    N Korea, Japan hold first direct talks since 2008

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 11:24am

    ... in 2006 and 2009 and threats of more. North Korea, meanwhile, craves trade with Japan yet blasts its military alliance with the United States, colonisation of the Korean peninsula in the first ... of establishing formal diplomatic relations. The discussions, expected to last at least a day, come as governments and analysts seek clues about the emerging foreign policy of North Korea’s leader Kim ...


    Experts divided over North Korean rocket's political target

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... that a favoured motif in North Korean propaganda is missiles raining down upon Washington, most say that the launch is aimed more at influencing the United States, from which Pyongyang seeks a peace treaty to officially end the Korean war and restart diplomatic relations. Dr Choi Jin-wook, senior North Korean researcher at the Korea Institute of National Unification in Seoul, said: "I ...




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