North Korea laid down rigid pre-conditions yesterday for dialogue with Seoul or Washington, including the scrapping of UN sanctions and a guaranteed end to South Korea-US joint military drills.Friday, 19 April, 2013, 2:23am
North Korea laid down rigid pre-conditions on Thursday for any talks with Seoul or Washington, including the withdrawal of UN sanctions and a guaranteed end to South Korea-US joint military drills.
The list of demands, which came from the North’s top military body, kicked off by insisting on a general apology for all “provocative acts” taken against North Korea up to now.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
North Korea on Wednesday condemned training flights by nuclear-capable US B-52 bombers over the Korean peninsula as an “unpardonable provocation” and threatened military action if they continue.
The Pentagon says at least one B-52 has flown over South Korea in recent weeks as part of joint South Korea-US military exercises that Pyongyang has denounced as rehearsals for invasion.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
South Korea warned on Wednesday that it would retaliate against any provocation from North Korea, a day after the North threatened to tear up the armistice that ended the Korean war in 1953.6 Mar 2013 - 3:26pm
North Korea has covered the entrance to a tunnel at its nuclear test site in an apparent effort to avoid satellite monitoring ahead of a widely expected detonation.1 Feb 2013 - 12:34pm
Satellite images reveal ongoing activity at North Korea’s atomic test site, according to a US research institute.28 Jan 2013 - 9:47pm 1 comment
The blunt comments came as opposition continued to pile up against the North's nuclear ambitions. Pyongyang announced plans for its third nuclear test on Thursday after a UN Security Council resolution imposed expanded sanctions against the Stalinist state for its weapons programme.26 Jan 2013 - 6:02am
A Hong Kong-based company was among six North Korean entities named in a unanimous UN Security Council resolution to punish Pyongyang for last month's long-range rocket launch.24 Jan 2013 - 5:48am
Japan plans to launch a new spy satellite on Sunday to strengthen its monitoring capabilities amid concern that North Korea may carry out more missile and nuclear tests.23 Jan 2013 - 4:56pm
China called for restraint on Wednesday after the UN tightened sanctions on North Korea as punishment for a rocket launch, citing the possibility of another nuclear test.23 Jan 2013 - 9:53pm