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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.

2006-08-21 23:54:00

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said it was considering a pre-emptive attack to counter a U.S.-South Korean joint military training drill that Pyongyang sees as a "war action," its official media reported on Tuesday.

2006-08-17 12:29:10

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House accused North Korea on Thursday of counterfeiting dollars to support terrorism and said the United States would continue to try to stem such illicit activity as well as Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

2006-08-17 12:25:00

The White House accused North Korea on Thursday of counterfeiting dollars to support terrorism and said the United States would continue to try to stem such illicit activity as well as Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

2006-08-14 02:41:44

By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - South Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged patience in attempts to lure North Korea back to talks about its nuclear weapons ambitions rather than risk a "negative" response from the secretive state.

2006-08-08 10:05:04

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea needs to be given a face-saving way of coming back to talks on its nuclear weapons program or it might opt to increase tension through missile or nuclear tests, a report released on Wednesday said.

2006-08-08 05:50:53

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is considering a one-time package of aid to avert famine in North Korea despite strains between the neighbors over Pyongyang's July 5 missile tests, officials said on Tuesday.

2006-08-08 01:02:45

SEOUL (Reuters) - A former U.S. cabinet member who has held discussions with North Korean officials in the past over the North's nuclear ambitions may be planning a fresh trip to Pyongyang, Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday.

2006-08-06 23:51:25

SEOUL (Reuters) - More than 800 North Koreans are dead or missing after major rain storms and flooding that damaged homes and farmland, a pro-North newspaper published in Japan reported from Pyongyang on Monday.

2006-08-04 22:55:13

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea told its citizens on Saturday that foreign aid was pouring in to help it cope with flooding, just days after the government rejected offers of help.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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