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  • Jul 25, 2014
  • Updated: 5:34pm

Inter-Korea talks

North Korea blames South's 'arrogance' for talks failure

North Korea yesterday blamed South Korean arrogance and deceit for the collapse of this week's planned talks and warned that prospects for any future dialogue had been severely damaged.

Friday, 14 June, 2013, 2:10am

Cancellation of talks reflects North Korean insecurity

The abrupt cancellation of planned talks between North and South Korea this week underlines the huge challenges facing any "trust-building" process on the divided peninsula.

From the outset, the agreement to hold what would have been the first high-level dialogue for six years had looked vulnerable - dogged by disagreement over the agenda and other issues.

13 Jun 2013 - 12:35am

North Korea calls off high-level talks with South after row over delegates

High-level talks between North and South Korea planned for today after a six-year hiatus and threats of war have been scrapped, officials in Seoul said, following a seemingly minor disagreement over the diplomatic ranks of chief delegates.

12 Jun 2013 - 1:40am