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2008-07-08 00:00:09

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Seoul, July 8 Kyodo - The six-party talks on North Korea's denuclearization will resume Thursday in Beijing among heads of delegation, after a nine-month hiatus, South Korea's chief nuclear envoy Kim Sook told reporters 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 00:00:56

By Saibal Dasgupta BEIJING: A solution to the North Korean nuclear crisis appeared on the horizon as the government in Pyongyang finally handed over the crucial document disclosing its nuclear programmes to the members of the six-party talks that include the United States and China.

2008-06-28 00:00:42

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - After months of stalling, North Korea offered a glimpse of its secretive nuclear program Thursday and was promptly rewarded by President Bush with an easing of trade sanctions and a move to take the communist state off the U.S. terrorism blacklist.

2008-06-27 15:00:20

By DEB RIECHMANN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON It seemed dramatic. President Bush stepped into the Rose Garden to announce plans to remove North Korea from the U.S.

2008-06-27 09:00:10

By Leonard Doyle In the twilight of his troubled presidency, George Bush has brought the isolated state of North Korea in from the cold with a promise to remove the country he once truculently described as part of the "Axis of Evil" from a terror blacklist, opening the way for eventual diplomatic relations.

2008-06-27 06:02:26

By Richard Wolf and David Jackson WASHINGTON -- North Korea's landmark decision Thursday to divulge details of its nuclear program could lead to the end of its membership in President Bush's original "axis of evil." Still, it could take years of further diplomacy before the isolated regime no longer poses a threat to the rest of the world.

2008-06-27 06:00:11

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, June 27 (Yonhap) - South Korea's political parties on Friday welcomed North Korea's scheduled destruction of its nuclear cooling tower, urging the communist regime to completely denuclearize to secure peace on the Korean Peninsula.

2008-06-27 03:00:20

North Korea Friday took another step in giving up its nuclear weapons program with plans to blow up the cooling tower of its main nuclear plant.

2008-06-26 21:01:33

WASHINGTON _ Meeting in Berlin, Germany, in January 2007, in what was portrayed at the time as an accidental encounter, Christopher Hill, the State Department's top Asia hand, and his North Korean counterpart sketched out a deal to resume nuclear negotiations.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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