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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese mayor makes rare visit to North Korea to scout new trading post

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... Korean-registered ships from entering the port after Pyongyang conducted its first nuclear test in 2006. Meanwhile, a group of Japanese citizens will visit North Korea from September 15 to 23 to pay ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea producing weapons grade plutonium and uranium: US think tank

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:04am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... imagery also showed continued construction at the complex’s gas centrifuge plant. Pyongyang says the plant is dedicated to producing low-enriched uranium for an under-construction Light Water ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea’s ICBM tests fuel worries of ‘game changing’ threat

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:10pm by AFP

    ... may be full-scale flight tests of the missile." It stressed, however, that it was unclear just how successful the tests had been. Regular satellite analysis has shown a major construction ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea cruise missile fuels proliferation concerns

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

    ... destabilising addition” to North Korea’s military arsenal. Lewis identified the weapon as a copy of the Russian-produced KH-35- a sea-skimming anti-ship cruise missile developed during the 1980s ... Korean warships- the largest it has constructed in 25 years. The website said the two helicopter-carrying frigates represented an “important wake-up call” about the effectiveness of sanctions. ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea appears to have obtained copy of Russian cruise missile

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

    ... anti-ship cruise missile developed during the 1980s and 90s. Although the range and payload of the KH-35 fall below the threshold set by the Missile Technology Control Regime, any export of cruise ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea resumes missile site construction: US institute

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 05:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul US think tank publishes satellite images it says indicate Pyongyang is working to develop its nuclear missile launch site North Korea has resumed construction ... undertaken major construction work at Sohae, possibly to cater to larger and more mobile weapons. The Sohae site was used for the launch in December of the North’s Unha-3 carrier, which successfully ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Rare official apology for building collapse in Pyongyang

    Posted May 18th 2014, 10:27am by AFP

    ... North Korean officials offered a rare public apology for the collapse of an apartment building under construction in Pyongyang, which a South Korean official said may have caused hundreds ... the construction of an apartment house was not done properly and officials supervised and controlled it in an irresponsible manner". In Seoul, a South Korean government official speaking on condition ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea warns danger of ‘catastrophic’ military clash at truce village

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:27am by Agence France-Presse

    ... or undesirable behaviour could lead to a catastrophic military clash North Korean military official In remarks carried by the North’s official KCNA news agency, he particularly cited the construction ... communication. A UNC spokesman dismissed the North’s concerns, saying the watchtower had been constructed for “ordinary monitoring purposes”. The North Korean official cited other “sinister” activity ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Satellite spots construction at North Korean rocket launch site

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 10:10am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Fresh construction at rocket launch site Fresh satellite imagery shows North Korea has embarked on a major new construction programme at the facility where it launched a long-range rocket in December, a US research institute said. The construction includes what could be a new launch pad for testing mobile ballistic missiles, the US-Korea Institute ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea admits that sailors die as warship sinks

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:56am by AFP

    ... who "met heroic deaths while performing their combat duties". The report gave no details of how the sailors on a ship identified as "Submarine Chaser No233" had died. After hearing of the incident, Kim ordered a search to retrieve all the bodies and gave detailed instructions on the construction of the cemetery and gravestones, the paper said. South Korea's ...




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