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2006-09-02 07:28:07

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is preparing a set of high-level alert procedures to follow in the event of a nuclear power plant accident abroad, out of concern that North Korea may carry out an underground nuclear test, Kyodo News said on Saturday, citing government sources.

2006-09-02 10:00:25

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.

2006-08-28 05:15:50

SEOUL (Reuters) - A senior South Korean intelligence official said on Monday there were no signs of an imminent North Korean nuclear test but the reclusive state always had its test facilities ready to go. U.S.

2006-08-26 06:03:52

SEOUL (Reuters) - A nuclear test by North Korea cannot be ruled out if the United States steps up what Pyongyang calls its hostile policy toward the communist country, a pro-North Korea newspaper published in Japan said on Saturday.

2006-08-25 09:09:50

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is certain North Korea has nuclear weapons and Seoul's best estimate is Pyongyang has produced one or two bombs, its defense minister said on Friday, amid reports that the North may be preparing a nuclear test.

2006-08-25 09:02:28

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2006-08-25 07:03:22

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is certain North Korea has nuclear weapons and Seoul's best estimate is Pyongyang has produced one or two bombs, its defense minister said on Friday, amid reports that the North may be preparing a nuclear test.

2006-08-25 05:03:58

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is certain North Korea has nuclear weapons and Seoul's best estimate is Pyongyang has produced one or two bombs, its defense minister said on Friday, amid reports that the North may be preparing a nuclear test.

2006-08-25 00:25:54

SEOUL (Reuters) - Regional powers should not try to back North Korea into a corner over its missile tests and nuclear weapons programme but should stand firm when Pyongyang behaves badly, South Korea's foreign minister said on Friday. U.S.

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.


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