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  1. News - Asia - KOREA

    N Korea says missiles can strike US mainland

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 10:26am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... North Korea said on Tuesday it possessed “strategic rocket forces” capable of striking the US mainland, as it responded to a new US-South Korean deal to extend the range of the South’s ... enemy, “nuclear for nuclear, missile for missile”. The warnings came two days after South Korea announced an agreement with the United States to almost triple the range of its missiles to cover ...

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    North Korea says sanctions will boost its nuclear deterrent

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

    ... In an outpouring of warlike rhetoric prior to the Security Council meeting, the ministry threatened a “pre-emptive” nuclear strike against the United States and and all other “aggressors”. At that time ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea said on Saturday that UN sanctions would only make its nuclear and missile programmes stronger, with the foreign ministry hinting at further ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREA

    North Korea threatens South over UN sanctions

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 11:33am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... to conduct a third nuclear test and boost its ability to strike the United States. The latest warning re-focused Pyongyang’s anger from Washington to Seoul. “Sanctions amount to a declaration of war ... unanimously adopted a resolution that expanded sanctions imposed on North Korea after its nuclear tests in 2006 and 2009. The United States, supported by Japan and South Korea, spearheaded the UN ...

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    South Korea lawmaker arrested in alleged rebellion plot

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 10:03am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... by the spy agency of holding a secret meeting in May of about 130 party members and discussing strikes on crucial South Korean infrastructure targets should war break out between the Koreas. He ... and that many of the alleged comments were fabricated or distorted. This past spring, North Korea threatened nuclear war against Seoul and Washington in anger over toughened UN sanctions over its ...

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    Hyundai labour union to strike for 4 hours

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 04:56pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Hyundai’s labour union said 46,000 workers will stage a four-hour strike over two days this week as the union increases pressure on the automaker for higher wages ... of annual negotiations. But the talks collapsed, and the union voted to strike for a second time in two years. Labor strife has dragged down earnings at Hyundai and its Kia affiliate after unions ...

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    North and South Korea to hold rare high-level talks

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 05:34pm by AFP

    ... only take place after Pyongyang makes a tangible commitment to abandoning its nuclear weapons programme. The South Korean delegation will be led by Kim Kyou-hyun, the first deputy director ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREA

    North Korea in dangerous nuclear showdown, says US envoy

    Posted May 10th 2013, 11:59am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is playing a dangerous game in his nuclear showdown with the international community, the US envoy seeking to tempt ... including sanctions-busting nuclear bomb and long-range missile tests. “We are beginning to see what this young man, Kim Jong-Un, is all about and we are beginning to see that he is a bit ...

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    US calls for North Korea amnesty for sentenced American

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:17pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... somewhat recently, following weeks of violent rhetoric, including threats of nuclear war and missile strikes. There have been tentative signs of interest in diplomacy, and a major source of North ... Analysts say Bae’s sentencing could be an effort by Pyongyang to win diplomatic concessions in the ongoing standoff over its nuclear programme. But there was no immediate sign a high-profile envoy ...

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    US ‘pivot’ to Asia cannot be derailed, Biden says

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 04:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... tensions – especially between Beijing and Japan. At the same time, he underlined the regional – and global – unity in the face of the “clear and present danger” of North Korea’s nuclear weapons ... posed by Pyongyang was underlined by the publication on Thursday of new satellite images that appeared to show increased activity at North Korea’s main nuclear site, in line with the regime’s ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREA

    UN chief urges North Korea not to conduct nuclear test

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 10:29am by Associated Press at the United Nations

    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is appealing to North Korea not to conduct another nuclear test and do more for the well-being of its people who face a “dire” humanitarian situation. He told a group of journalists on Thursday that the United Nations has been trying to provide humanitarian assistance to North Korea, but because of the crisis over a possible nuclear test and tensions ...




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