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BEIJING -- A senior aide to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived Tuesday in North Korea, but neither country gave a reason for the unannounced visit that followed weeks of high tension in the region over the North's nuclear and missile tests....
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ReutersUNITED NATIONS, May 16 (Reuters) - A confidential report by a U.N. panel of experts has recommended that 15 new North Korean entities and individuals be sanctioned by the U.N. Security Council. It will be up to the 15-member council whether or not it...
ReutersBy Linda Sieg TOKYO, May 16 (Reuters) - A U.S. envoy for North Korea sidestepped questions on Thursday on the nature of a surprise visit to Pyongyang by an aide to Japan's prime minister, but said all sides tackling North Korea's nuclear ambitions should...
ReutersTOKYO, May 14 (Reuters) - An adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in North Korea on Tuesday in a rare surprise visit to a country with which Japan has no diplomatic ties, but the purpose of the visit was not immediately known. North...
Tags: Tokyo (Japan), Government, North Korea, Shinzo Abe, Japan
In October 2002, Barack Obama, then an obscure state senator in Illinois, stood in Federal Plaza in Chicago and gave a speech about Iraq that launched his career toward the White House. "I don't oppose all wars," Obama told the crowd. "What I am opposed...
ReutersBy Ju-min Park SEOUL, April 30 (Reuters) - Park Hee-sung, a 78-year-old North Korean former agent who has been held in the enemy South for close to half a century, remains staunchly loyal to his homeland, the ruling Kim family and its Juche ideology of...
ReutersPor Jane Chung SEUL, 27 abr (Reuters) - Corea del Norte dijo el sÃ¡bado que un turista coreano-estadounidense, encarcelado por el paÃs a fines del aÃ±o pasado, enfrentarÃ¡ un juicio por "cometer crÃmenes" en su contra. El hecho tiene lugar en medio de...
Reuters* Young leader's aunt is daughter of N.Korea's founder * Leader's uncle Jang was close to Kim Jong-il * Couple believed to control ruling party's finances * Couple seen trying to cement power amid military purges By Jack Kim SEOUL, April 26 (Reuters)...
FrameworkThe eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and subsequent manhunt for two brothers believed to be the perpetrators....
ReutersBy Terril Yue Jones BEIJING, April 24 (Reuters) - The top U.S. military officer said on Wednesday Chinese leaders had assured him that they were working on persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons programme. China is North Korea's main...
FrameworkMonday's Pictures in the News begins in North Korea, where people visit giant statues of the late North Korean leaders, Kim Il Sung, left, and his son Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang. Oblivious to international tensions over a possible North Korean missile...
BEIJING -- North Korea celebrated the 101th anniversary of its founder's birth Monday with flowers and dancing instead of missiles, raising hopes that the regime may be climbing down from the furious rhetoric of recent weeks. Even the fire-breathing...
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