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2006-07-05 07:41:45

By George Nishiyama TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a barrage of missiles on Wednesday, including a long-range weapon said to be capable of reaching Alaska, ratcheting up tensions in north Asia and drawing international condemnation.

2006-07-04 23:05:28

By George Nishiyama TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired at least six missiles on Wednesday, including a long-range weapon said to be capable of reaching Alaska, ratcheting up tensions in north Asia and drawing international condemnation.

2006-06-26 06:01:04

By Olivier Fabre TOKYO (Reuters) - The American makers of a documentary about a Japanese girl kidnapped by North Korean agents hope that telling her story will bring her plight, and those of other abductees, to a wider audience around the world.

2006-06-25 15:46:21

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration should consider direct talks with North Korea amid signs that country may soon test a long-range missile, senior members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Sunday.

2006-06-21 09:11:49

By Tabassum Zakaria VIENNA (Reuters) - President George W. Bush warned North Korea on Wednesday against test-firing a long-range missile, while other U.S. officials rejected an overture from Pyongyang for bilateral talks with Washington on the issue.

2006-06-21 07:12:03

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea wants talks with the United States over its planned missile test, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, a sign Pyongyang might be ready to step back from the mounting crisis.

2006-06-20 23:37:52

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea wants talks with Washington over its apparent preparations for a missile test, Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday as a famed South Korean peace broker scrapped a Pyongyang visit due to regional tension.

2006-06-20 22:19:11

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea wants talks with Washington over its apparent preparations for a missile test, Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday as a former South Korean president canceled a trip to Pyongyang due to regional tension.

2006-06-20 20:32:21

SEOUL (Reuters) - Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung has canceled a trip to Pyongyang planned for next week because of tensions over apparent preparations by North Korea for a ballistic missile test, an official in Seoul said on Wednesday.

2006-06-20 08:50:02

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean official said on Tuesday the reclusive state does not feel bound by pledges it has made to halt test firings of long-range missiles, while regional powers have warned a launch would be a grave mistake.


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