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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea admits it held American, 85; says he confessed to hostile acts

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 12:03pm by AFP

    ... dated November 9. Experts said North Korea might have issued the apology to accelerate judicial steps against Newman and resolve his case. "North Korea wants negotiations with the United States on his release," said Yang Moo-jin, a professor at the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul. Friends and relatives have said Newman was detained because of a misunderstanding. ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    N Korea plans rocket launch as leader asserts power

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 05:06pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... if the United States will drop its hostile policies,” said Chang Yong-seok, a senior researcher at the Institute for Peace Affairs at Seoul National University. North Korea is banned from conducting ... that will likely heighten diplomatic tensions and draw criticism from Washington. North Korea’s state news agency announced the decision to launch another space satellite on Saturday, just a day after Kim ...

  3. News - China

    China changes tone, not interests, on N. Korea

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 10:27am by Agence France Presse in Washington

    ... interest,” said Yun, executive director of the Ploughshares Fund, a group opposed to nuclear weapons. North Korea has been a perpetual irritant in relations between the United States and China, ... the US pointman on North Korea, saying in Beijing that the United States and China had a “very strong degree of consensus.” Yun said that the Chinese wanted a better relationship with the United ...

  4. Last-chance saloon?

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the United States should be encouraged to explore paths to full political and economic relations. North Korea's economy is in tatters. The international community, in particular ... After months of impasse and heightened tension between the United States and North Korea over the communist state's nuclear weapons programme, six-party talks to discuss the situation ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea nuclear envoy seeks talks ‘without preconditions’

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 03:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... to prioritise regional stability in its relations with the North. South Korea, which does not have nuclear weapons, and ally the United States, have made it clear they will never accept the idea ... the facility, which was built with Soviet help and mothballed in 2007 would be “a misstep” and a “very serious matter”. The United States and South Korea have long demanded that Pyongyang show ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South and North Korea family reunion date fails to dispel wariness

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 11:45am by AFP

    ... with the United States at the end of February, and North Korea has warned of dire consequences should they go ahead. The annual drills are always a diplomatic flashpoint on the Korean peninsula, and last ... island. Pyongyang is also pushing for a resumption of six-party talks on its nuclear programme- a long-stalled process involving the two Koreas, China, Japan, Russia and the United States. Since ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese wrestler-politician ready to rumble in North Korea- but will Kim Jong-un attend?

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... Hall, Kyodo news agency reported. Inoki- who stands 190cm tall- has organised the festival with North Korea's authorities, taking along 21 grapplers from Japan, the United States, France ... and Pyongyang. He met with North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam yesterday, hours before the first night of the "International Pro Wrestling Festival" was to kick off ...

  8. China's albatross

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the anti-communist government in Seoul and its ally, the United States. But while this may have been valid in the past, it is certainly not the case today. In the case of North Korea, China seems ... off its diplomatic prowess and substantially improving its relationship with the United States. But now that North Korea has succeeded in developing nuclear weapons, China can no longer simply ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Biden to visit China, Japan, South Korea in new US push

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:37am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has had warm relations with the United States since taking office this year. The two countries have been seeking to co-ordinate their next steps in handling an often bellicose North Korea. Biden, the former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has often spearheaded signature foreign policy drives for the White House.   ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREA

    North Korea says sanctions will boost its nuclear deterrent

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 04:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... that such actions were imminent, analysts say. “The North will wait and see how the United States implements the sanctions, which will take a while,” said professor Yang Moo-Jin of the University of North ... professor at Korea University in Seoul, said the wording of the latest North Korea statement was relatively moderate, especially compared with the one issued by the same ministry on Thursday. ...




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