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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Analysts predict North Korea could launch fourth rocket test in show of nuclear strength

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang could launch fourth atomic rocket test after issuing defiant statement warning US Analysts expect show of regime's nuclear strength North Korea has threatened to demonstrate its nuclear deterrence in a move analysts say could indicate the regime is preparing to carry out a fourth atomic test amid long-stalled disarmament talks. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1449607/analysts-predict-north-korea-could-launch-fourth-rocket-test-show-nuclear
  2. Lifestyle - Books - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... Julian Ryall North Korean Nuclear Operationality edited by Gregory Moore Johns Hopkins University Press 3 stars Julian Ryall That Pyongyang has the ability to build and detonate nuclear ... that breakthrough. The threat the regime poses to international efforts to stop another nuclear device being detonated in anger is ratcheted up given Pyongyang has shown it is perfectly happy to share its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1453967/book-review-north-korean-nuclear-operationality-edited-gregory-moore
  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea proposes suspension of military hostilities ahead of Xi Jinping’s Seoul visit

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 02:03pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Xi and South Korean President Park Geun-hye expected to discuss North Korea's nuclear programme in summit meeting on Thursday before Chinese president ... to discuss Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons, a state-run newspaper in the North lashed out at efforts to curb its nuclear ambitions as a “stupid fantasy.” The ruling party’s Rodong newspaper reiterated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543520/north-korea-proposes-suspension-military-hostilities-ahead-xi-jinpings
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea claims to have test-launched a tactical guided missile

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 09:42am by AFP

    ... the weapon's importance in providing a credible "pre-emptive" strike capability. South Korea's defence ministry related the latest test to Pyongyang's efforts to improve its ... in the Yellow Sea. It described the drills as a "reckless provocation" and warned that frontline KPA units had rounded off preparations for a "devastating strike" in retaliation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541478/north-korea-test-fires-three-short-range-missiles
  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea appears to have obtained copy of Russian cruise missile

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:26pm by AFP

    ... in an effort to enhance its maritime strike capability, a US think-tank said yesterday. A state propaganda film disseminated on social media sites, including YouTube, provides a very brief glimpse ... conventional weaponry has largely been overshadowed by concerns over its nuclear weapons programmes. Last month, 38 North published satellite photos showing two new North Korean warships- the largest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1535202/north-korea-appears-have-obtained-copy-russian-cruise-missile
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea cruise missile fuels proliferation concerns

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:35am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea appears to have acquired a sea-based copy of a Russian cruise missile, the latest step in an effort to enhance its maritime strike capability, ... The development of the North’s conventional weaponry has largely been overshadowed by concerns over its nuclear weapons programmes. Last month, 38 North published satellite photos showing two new North ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1534540/north-korea-cruise-missile-fuels-proliferation-concerns
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea puts missiles on standby for US strike

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 08:32am by AFP AND REUTERS

    ... for “joint efforts” to reduce tensions on the Korean Peninsula on Friday, after Pyongyang ordered missile units to prepare to strike the US mainland and US stealth bombers flew over South Korea. “We ... to the poverty-stricken nation. Beijing has repeatedly voiced similar appeals since North Korea carried out a nuclear test in February, its third in seven years, which prompted the UN Security Council to endorse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1202363/north-korea-puts-missiles-standby-us-strike
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea nuclear progress is outpacing sanctions, experts warn

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 03:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme is developing beyond the international community’s ability to rein it in with effective sanctions and export restrictions, regional analysts and nuclear experts warned on Wednesday. While opinion on the current level of the nuclear threat posed by North Korea was divided, a conference organised by the Asan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1317534/north-korea-nuclear-progress-outpacing-sanctions-experts-warn
  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea softens fiery rhetoric with promise to send cheerleaders to South

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:14am

    ... hostile military activities – a suggestion Seoul dismissed as “nonsensical” in the light of Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. The latest offer is also likely to receive short shrift, as South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1548573/north-korea-softens-fiery-rhetoric-promise-send-cheerleaders-south
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Limping North Korea leader Kim Jong-un leads memorial for his grandfather

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 02:23pm

    ... son, Kim Jong-il, who also ruled until his death in December 2011 when power was transferred to his son and current leader Kim Jong-un. Kim Jong-un bears a striking physical resemblance to his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549568/limping-north-korea-leader-kim-jong-un-leads-memorial-his-grandfather

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