Latest Roh Moo-hyun Stories

2005-11-06 03:22:12

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will likely abstain on a U.N. resolution to condemn North Korea for human rights abuses, a government official said, prompting an opposition politician to accuse Seoul of harboring double standards.

2005-10-28 02:15:29

SEOUL (Reuters) - The leaders of South Korea's ruling Uri Party resigned en masse on Friday to take responsibility for a setback in parliamentary by-elections this week in which candidates from the main opposition swept all available seats.

2005-10-21 07:13:59

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent, and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - Responding to South Korea's bid for a greater role in its own defense, U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Friday that Washington was open to discussing Seoul's desire to assume wartime control of its troops.

2005-10-20 21:11:36

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent, and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld held talks on Friday with long-time ally South Korea, which is eager to take on a greater role defending the peninsula half a century after a bitter war with the communist North.

2005-10-04 09:41:16

By Martin Nesirky SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea needs to become an advanced country in the next decade or it probably never will, the woman who could be the next president said on Tuesday.

2005-10-04 09:17:22

By Paul Holmes and David Schlesinger SEOUL (Reuters) - When South Korean opposition leader Park Geun-hye went to meet President Roh Moo-hyun at his official residence last month it was, if only for an instant, as if she were coming home.

2005-09-20 10:59:29

GULFPORT, Miss (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday it would not be prepared to talk about providing a light water reactor for North Korea until Pyongyang eliminated its nuclear weapons program in a verifiable way. President George W.

2005-09-20 06:58:32

By Martin Nesirky and Jack Kim SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korea jeopardized a six-country deal on giving up its nuclear arms just one day after it was struck by vowing on Tuesday to keep the weapons until Washington provides civilian atomic reactors. The U.S.

2005-09-15 22:17:02

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States should consider normalizing relations with North Korea as part of the resolution of the nuclear arms dispute with the communist state, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun said on Thursday.

2005-09-12 04:51:59

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's landslide election victory does not bode well for improving Tokyo's soured relations with its Asian neighbours, newspaper editorials from the region and beyond said on Monday.

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