Updated Wednesday, November 12, 2014 0:04 am TWN
US. President Barack Obama is squelching speculation that the release of two Americans held in North Korea might pave the way for a new round of nuclear talks, saying the U.S. needs more than “small gestures” before reopening a high level of dialogue with Pyongyang.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Two Americans released from captivity in North Korea returned to the United States late Saturday after their departure was secured through a secret mission by the top U.S. intelligence official to the reclusive nation.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Nuclear-armed North Korea has started operating a new plant inside its uranium enrichment complex, boosting its capacity to generate fuel that could be used to make atomic weapons, a report said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay the U.S. government a US$100 million civil penalty to end a two-year investigation into overstated gas mileage figures on window stickers on 1.2 million vehicles.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Friday, October 31, 2014
A U.N. human rights investigator met for a second time Wednesday with a North Korean official on a possible groundbreaking visit and the North's demand that a U.N. effort to refer the country's situation to the International Criminal Court (ICC) be dropped.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
The second and final day of talks was underway Wednesday between North Korean and Japanese officials assessing progress into an investigation of the fates of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and '80s.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
South Korea's spy agency said Tuesday it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's six-week public absence, which set off a frenzy of wild speculation around the world.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Monday, October 27, 2014
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Police intervened in a tense confrontation between residents of a South Korean border town and activists attempting to send propaganda leaflets into the North Saturday, preventing the launch that had prompted threats of retaliation from Pyongyang.
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