Tag Archives: Korea

UN chief 'hopes to visit' North Korea

UN chief Ban Ki-moon hopes to visit North Korea 24 November 2015 From the section Asia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Ban has repeatedly said he is willing to work towards peace, stability and dialogue on the Korean Peninsula UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he hopes to visit North Korea “at the earliest time”, but that ...

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S Korea 'fires shots at N Korea boat'

South Korea ‘fires shots at North Korean boat’ 25 October 2015 From the section Asia South Korea’s navy has fired shots at a North Korean boat that strayed into its waters, the Yonhap news agency reports. Five shots were fired at 15:30 (06:30 GMT) on Saturday when the patrol boat crossed the de facto maritime border, Yonhap, South Korea’s largest ...

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South Korea cuts interest rate but trade with U.S. soars

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, March 12 (UPI) — Trade between the United States and South Korea grew nearly 14 percent three years after the signing of a bilateral free trade agreement in 2012, but South Korea’s central bank cut its base rate to a record low, citing a slower-than-expected economic recovery. Top News – UPI.com

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BBC plans North Korea broadcasting service

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, March 12 (UPI) — Britain’s BBC is planning to broadcast to North Korea, but the move could draw a strong reaction from Pyongyang. Top News – UPI.com

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Johns Hopkins: North Korea working at nuclear, missile sites

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) — Researchers at Johns Hopkins University said Thursday work was ongoing at North Korean nuclear and missile sites, but no imminent threat is apparent. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Johns Hopkins: North Korea working at nuclear, missile sites

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) — Researchers at Johns Hopkins University said Thursday work was ongoing at North Korean nuclear and missile sites, but no imminent threat is apparent. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Merrill Newman, detained in North Korea, in good health, family says

Published: December 1, 2013 6:40 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: Getty Images | This photo, released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), shows U.S. citizen Merrill Newman inking his thumbprint onto a written apology for his alleged crimes both as a tourist and during his participation in the Korean War, while under detention in Pyongyang, after ...

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