Latest Government of North Korea Stories

2008-07-08 03:00:08

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Beijing, July 8 Kyodo - (EDS: ADDING DETAILS, BACKGROUND) North Korea's top nuclear negotiator Kim Kye Gwan arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, ahead of a meeting of the six-party process for denuclearizing the country, set to resume Thursday at the level of heads of delegations.

2008-07-05 09:00:00

Text of report by state-run North Korean radio on 3 July [Carried as first out of ten items in 2100 gmt newscast; Kim Jong Il's last visit to Kanggye City was reported on 26 Jan 2008, as cited in fourth and fifth referent items; Kim Jong Il's last observed appearance was his field guidance in Hwap'yo'ng County, as cited in second and third referent items] The great leader of our party and our people Comrade Kim Jong Il - who is general secretary of the Korean Workers' Party [KWP] and...

2008-07-03 06:00:39

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) PYONGYANG, July 3 (Xinhua) - Kim Jong Il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, has urged local governments to improve self sufficiency, the official daily Nodong Sinmun reported.

2008-06-27 09:00:41

By DEB RIECHMANN By Deb Riechmann The Associated Press WASHINGTON After months of stalling, North Korea offered a glimpse of its secretive nuclear program Thursday and was promptly rewarded by President Bush with an easing of trade sanctions and a move to take the communist state off the U.S.

2008-06-27 06:00:39

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Yoo Cheong-mo: "Lee's Office Calls Demolition Of N.K.

2008-06-26 12:00:00

North Korea handed over a long-overdue disclosure of its nuclear activity Thursday, and President Bush responded by easing some trade sanctions and pledging to take Pyongyang off a terrorism blacklist.

2008-06-25 18:02:22

The following editorial appeared in the The Yomiuri Shimbun on Tuesday, June 25: ___ Participants in the six-party talks on North Korea's denuclearization are reaching the final stages of their negotiations aimed at ensuring Pyongyang declare its nuclear development programs.

2008-06-18 09:01:17

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA Pyongyang, June 18 (KCNA) - A special attention is paid to the reproductive health of people in the DPRK.

2008-04-24 18:50:00

The White House said Thursday that North Korea's secret work on a nuclear reactor with Syria was "a dangerous and potentially destabilizing development for the world," raising doubts about Pyongyang's intention to carry through with a promised disclosure of its nuclear activities.

2006-09-02 23:49:56

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may be preparing for another missile test, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, but a government official in Seoul discounted the report.

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