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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea’s Kim urges soldiers to be ready for ‘impending conflict’ as Obama calls country weak ‘pariah state’

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 10:53am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has chided his soldiers, telling them to be ready for “impending conflict with the United States,” Pyongyang media reported ... said nothing is more important than preparing for combat now, in the face of an impending conflict with the United States”, KCNA reported. North Korean state media regularly carries ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

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

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:14am

    ... are technically still at war after their 1950-53 civil conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. The North’s cheerleaders have proved a huge attraction in rare appearances in the South since the war, ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Arrested in North Korea, two American tourists to be put on trial

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:37am

    ... diplomatic conflict over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes. In May, the US State Department issued an advisory urging Americans not to travel to North Korea because of the “risk of arbitrary ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea detains US tourist; three now in custody

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:49am by Reuters

    ... and conspiracy to overthrow its leadership. The two states have been locked in a tense diplomatic conflict over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes. The latest American to be held was being ...

  5. 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

    ... incidents. There were fears of a full-scale conflict in 1976, after a group of axe-wielding North Korean troops killed two American soldiers who were trimming a tree on the border. ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Hawkish North Korean general makes a comeback

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... two civilians, died in the attack, which triggered fears of a full-scale conflict. It is Kim's second term as chief of general staff. He previously held the post from 2007-2009. His military career has also included working as a liaison officer to Syria, one of a few allies of diplomatically isolated North Korea, according to Seoul. Kim Kyok-sik replaced vice-marshal Hyon ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... nuclear technology with Syria and Iran. Would it draw the line at al-Qaeda? North Korean Nuclear Operationality: Regional Security and Nonproliferation brings together some of the most ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea holds live-fire drill on maritime border as Seoul vows ‘strong’ response

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:17am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... border island of Yeonpyeong, killing four people and briefly triggering concerns of a full-scale conflict. Border island residents have become used to the North’s provocative behaviour and some ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean No 2 Choe Ryong-hae replaced by Kim’s protector

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... reunions between families separated by conflict on the Korean peninsula. But US ambassador Robert King told the council that Washington was "alarmed by the widespread use of forced labour, ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Suspected North Korean missile parts seized on Chinese ship en route to Syria

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 01:32pm

    ... to Syria in what appears to have been a violation of UN sanctions, say diplomats. South Korean officials seized the shipment of 445 graphite cylinders, which had been declared as lead piping, from ... said, adding that China had offered to help investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident. “It appears the cylinders were intended for Syria’s missile programme,” a diplomat said. ...




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