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2008-09-15 21:00:11

By Tomoko A Hosaka TOKYO - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, who is reportedly recovering from a stroke, began losing consciousness at work in April and could not properly govern as his health worsened, a major daily Japanese newspaper reported Sunday.

2008-09-10 09:00:04

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Pyongyang, Sept. 10 Kyodo - North Korea's No.

2008-09-05 09:00:10

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Updated version: Updates throughout with start of meetings in Beijing; changes dateline per 0846 gmt source update; By Lee Ji- dong: "Envoys To Discuss Pyongyang's Nuclear Resumption"] BEIJING/SEOUL, Sept.

2008-09-04 12:00:10

Text of report by state-run Iranian TV channel one on 4 September Iranian state television (IRTV1) South Asia correspondent Mr Rowhani comments on reports that North Korea has re-started its nuclear programme: "In the framework of commitments made during the six party talks, the US and North Korea each had certain obligations.

2008-09-04 09:00:12

By CHOE SANG-HUN By Choe Sang-hun The New York Times SEOUL, South Korea North Korea has begun reassembling its main nuclear complex, its only known source of bomb-making plutonium, the South Korean government said Wednesday, but the United States cast doubt on the seriousness of the North's efforts.

2008-09-04 06:00:07

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "(LEAD) Hill Due in Beijing on Verification of N Korean Nuclear Programmes: Officials " by Hwang Doo-hyong] WASHINGTON, Sept.

2008-09-03 15:00:02

The United States indicated Wednesday it wasn't changing its stance on North Korea despite reports that Pyongyang had resumed construction of a nuclear plant.

2008-08-08 18:00:38

South Korea has delivered a portion of energy assistance promised to North Korea under a six-nation accord signed last year, officials say. The accord led to the disablement of North Korea's key nuclear facilities, including the demolition of a cooling tower, the Unification Ministry said Friday.

2008-08-06 09:00:03

By Ben Feller Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea -- President Bush said Wednesday that North Korea has much to do before the U.S. can remove it from the terror blacklist, but he raised hope that its pariah status as a member of the "axis of evil" could someday be a thing of the past.

2008-07-23 18:00:23

Singapore, July 23 (Jiji Press)--Foreign ministers from the member countries of the six-party talks for dismantling North Korea's nuclear programs failed Wednesday to make substantive progress over how to verity the reclusive nation's declaration of its nuclear programs.


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