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2006-07-05 14:34:43

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council considered on Wednesday imposing sanctions on North Korea's weapons program after the reclusive state test-fired a series of missiles, including a long-range weapon.

2006-07-05 13:10:47

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council considered imposing sanctions on North Korea's weapons program on Wednesday after the reclusive state test-fired a series of missiles, including a long-range weapon.

2006-07-05 11:52:37

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday considered imposing sanctions on North Korea's weapons program after the reclusive state test-fired a series of missiles including a long-range weapon.

2006-07-05 08:27:17

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.

2006-07-05 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.

2006-06-27 04:26:29

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - If the world is alarmed about a North Korean long-range missile, for most South Koreans it is just one more addition to their neighbor's arsenal which could already devastate around half the population in a few hours.

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.

2006-06-05 22:14:16

By Lee Jae-won SOGWIPO, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea failed to persuade North Korea to hold the first run of trains in 55 years over their heavily fortified border in economic talks that ended on Tuesday.

2006-06-04 08:28:10

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea begin free-trade talks this week that could put relations to the test as negotiators grapple with tough issues ranging from autos and agriculture to relations with North Korea. The pact has been billed as the biggest U.S.

2006-05-31 05:41:36

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's opposition was headed for a crushing victory over President Roh Moo-hyun's ruling party in local elections across the country on Wednesday, according to television exit polls.


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