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2006-07-09 20:00:31

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. envoy to six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear programs, visiting Tokyo for discussions on the North Korean missile crisis, said on Monday it was very important to get the multilateral talks going again.

2006-07-09 10:20:04

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States believes it has the votes in the U.N. Security Council to impose sanctions against North Korea's nuclear missile program, a top U.S. official said on Sunday.

2006-07-08 17:30:28

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States, facing opposition to proposed U.N. sanctions against North Korea for this week's missile tests, said on Saturday it backed China's proposal for informal talks to re-engage the reclusive state.

2006-07-08 09:10:00

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States, facing opposition to proposed U.N. sanctions against North Korea for this week's missile tests, said on Saturday it backed China's proposal for informal talks to re-engage the reclusive state.

2006-07-08 04:27:21

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States, facing opposition to proposed U.N. sanctions against North Korea for this week's missile tests, said on Saturday it backed China's proposal for informal talks to re-engage the reclusive state.

2006-07-08 02:45:10

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States, facing opposition to proposed U.N. sanctions against North Korea for this week's missile tests, said on Saturday it backed China's proposal for informal talks to re-engage the reclusive state.

2006-07-08 02:21:25

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States said on Saturday it and South Korea supported a proposal to hold an informal meeting to spur stalled talks on ending North Korea's nuclear program "The Chinese have talked about putting together a six-party informal. We both support that," top U.S.

2006-07-07 14:41:41

By Jonathan Thatcher SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea threatened on Friday to take "stronger physical actions" after Japan imposed sanctions in response to its missile tests this week, while the United States and Japan struggled to set out a unified diplomatic response to the launches.

2006-07-07 06:20:50

By Jonathan Thatcher SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea lashed out at Japan on Friday for imposing sanctions after it test-fired missiles three days ago, but the United States said even China, the communist state's closest ally, considered the launch a provocative act.

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.