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2008-07-11 06:00:16

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap BEIJING, July 11 (Yonhap) - North Korea and its dialogue partners here came close to a compromise Friday on how to check the authenticity of the secretive nation's recent account of its plutonium inventory, a South Korean official said.

2008-07-08 09:00:04

North Korean denuclearization talks, stalled for nine months, are to resume this week, a South Korean official said Tuesday. Kim Sook said the six-nation talks are to resume Thursday in Beijing, The New York Times reported. Participants are the United States, the Koreas, China, Japan and Russia.

2008-07-08 06:00:03

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SAPPORO, Japan, July 8 (Yonhap) - South Korean President Lee Myung-bak [Yi Myo'ng-pak] urged North Korea to be more transparent about its nuclear weapons programme and settle the issue of the North's abductions of South Korean and Japanese civilians if it truly wants to join the international community, the Tokyo Shimbun reported Tuesday.

2008-06-28 12:01:34

By Associated Press YONGBYON, North Korea -- The gray cooling tower crumbled behind billowing dust clouds in seconds Friday, reducing the structure at North Korea's nuclear reactor into a pile of rubble.

2008-06-28 09:01:01

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2008-06-21 06:00:03

Text of report by Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun website on 20 June [Unattributed report: "The Foreign Minister Indicates an Intention To Approve of Postponing North Korea's 'Nuclear Notification' 26 The Idea of Drawing Up Another Document Comes Up"] Japanese Foreign Minister Masahiko Komura hinted that even if nuclear weapons-related information is not included in a "nuclear programme declaration" that North Korea will present to China, the chair of the six-party talks, to provide such...

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2006-10-18 00:40:00

While North Korea was testing a nuclear bomb, France was verifying its nuclear arms, too — with a battalion of soundless, black, cabinet-sized calculators buried beneath a meadow.

2006-09-06 04:27:10

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have discussed warning North Korea against conducting a nuclear test, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill said in Beijing on Wednesday. U.S.

2006-09-05 21:02:39

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have discussed warning North Korea against conducting a nuclear test, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill said in Beijing on Wednesday.

2006-09-02 16:27:35

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. point man with North Korea will urge Asian powers to end arms-related trade with Pyongyang as ordered by the U.N. on a tour of the region next week, U.S. officials say.


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