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2006-08-23 19:37:49

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-il may visit key ally China next week amid heightened concern over a possible nuclear weapons test by the reclusive state and its defiant missile launch in July, a news report said on Thursday.

2006-08-17 19:33:37

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Activity at a North Korean facility suggests Pyongyang could be preparing its first test of a nuclear bomb, U.S. media on Thursday cited U.S. officials as saying. But U.S.

2006-08-17 18:22:04

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea may be preparing an underground test of a nuclear bomb, ABC News reported on Thursday, but U.S. officials told Reuters they had no new evidence of such a plan. ABC quoted an unnamed senior military official as saying a U.S.

2006-08-13 20:35:55

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has made his first public appearance since his country defied international warnings by test-firing seven missiles on July 5, with a visit to a farm that breeds rabbits and goats.

2006-08-11 02:58:23

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - The king of the summer movie box office is none other than North Korea's Dear Leader Kim Jong-il, or at least that is what the communist state's official media has been saying this week.

2006-08-09 07:32:56

By Jonathan Thatcher ANSONG, South Korea (Reuters) - By the time North Korean defectors leave this rural retreat in the South they should have a more winning smile. Finding someone to smile back may be more of a challenge.

2006-07-31 20:47:11

By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan, stunned by North Korea's multiple missile launch last month, said on Tuesday it believed the reclusive communist state had developed ballistic missiles capable of "pinpoint" attacks on targets in Japan.

2006-07-22 21:39:54

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has taken his former secretary as his new wife, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, citing sources familiar with the country.

2006-07-14 22:16:53

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council appeared close to a deal on a resolution condemning North Korea's missile launchings and averting a Chinese veto in a vote that the United States and Japan want on Saturday.

2006-07-10 11:56:26

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese leader visiting North Korea days after its missile tests defied international opinion said on Monday that Beijing stood by its Communist neighbor, adding to uncertainty about China's position in the standoff.


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