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N-Korea defends missile tests, warns 'gangster' United States

Jul 21, 2014

N-Korea defends missile tests, warns 'gangster' United States

North Korea's top military body today defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and said South Korean and US charges of provocation were malicious and hypocritical. #United States #World #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Nuclear arms
N. Korea threatens to pull out of Asian Games to be held in South

Jul 18, 2014

N. Korea threatens to pull out of Asian Games to be held in South

North Korea routinely threatens to destroy its neighbour, though it has recently proposed steps to ease tension #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Korean War #DPRK #2014 Asian Games
N.Korea fires two ballistic missiles into eastern waters - Japan

Jul 13, 2014

N.Korea fires two ballistic missiles into eastern waters - Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea on Sunday fired two ballistic missiles into its eastern waters, prompting Japan to lodge a protest with Pyongyang, the Japanese government said. The missiles, launched between 1:20 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. #facebook #India #Business #Brazil #Technology #Russia #markets #North Korea #Argentina #Latin America #japanese #opinion
China, US promise to cooperate on climate change, North Korea

Jul 10, 2014

China, US promise to cooperate on climate change, North Korea

The two sides also discussed cyberhacking but announced no progress toward resolving US accusations of widespread Chinese theft of government and corporate secrets. #World #China #US #climate change #NewsTracker #Nuclear weapons #Vietnam #North Korea #Carbon emissions #John Kerry #Jacob Lew #US-China Dialogue #Cyberhacking
N Korea could become bargaining chip, warns Kim Jong-un at rocket firing drill

Jul 10, 2014

N Korea could become bargaining chip, warns Kim Jong-un at rocket firing drill

North Korea's Kim Jong-un has warned the reclusive communist country could become "a bargaining chip for the strong." #World #China #NewsTracker #South Korea #Seoul #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Pyongyang #Park Geun-hye #missile #DPRK #rocket firing
North Korean nuclear and missile expert dies; more missiles fired

Jul 10, 2014

North Korean nuclear and missile expert dies; more missiles fired

SEOUL (Reuters) - A former North Korean missile expert who was placed under sanctions by the United Nations for his role in the country's nuclear and missile weapons programmes has died, state media said on Wednesday. The announcement of Jon Pyong Ho's death came as North Korea launched short-range missiles into its eastern waters in the early hours of Wednesday. #China #Japan #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #markets #North Korea #Latin America
N.Korea list of Japanese abductees contains some 30 names - Nikkei

Jul 10, 2014

N.Korea list of Japanese abductees contains some 30 names - Nikkei

(Reuters) - North Korea has given Japan a list of some 30 missing Japanese still living in the country, Japan's Nikkei daily reported on Thursday, citing sources - three times as many names as the paper reported a week ago. The list includes known victims of North Korean state-sponsored kidnappings in the 1970s and 80s - believed to have been snatched to train spies - and, as of Wednesday, Tokyo had matched about two-thirds of them with domestic records of missing persons, the Nikkei said #India #Brazil #France #Russia #Italy #North Korea #United Kingdom #japanese
N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un's limp takes center stage

Jul 08, 2014

N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un's limp takes center stage

This was a rare display of weakness in a country where leaders are portrayed as semi-divine and where state media is highly choreographed #World #NewsTracker #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Kim Il-sung #Limping #Divinity of rulers
North Korea to send cheerleading squad to Asian Games in South Korea

Jul 07, 2014

North Korea to send cheerleading squad to Asian Games in South Korea

North Korea has sent such squads to the South before, most recently for the 2005 Asian Athletics Championships in Incheon #Sports #World #NewsTracker #South Korea #Asian Games #North Korea
Japanese parliament agrees to lift some sanctions on N Korea

Jul 04, 2014

Japanese parliament agrees to lift some sanctions on N Korea

Japan took a tentative step towards improved relations with North Korea on Friday by agreeing to lift some of its sanctions. #World #Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #South Korea #Seoul #Korea #North Korea #Sanctions #Pyongyang #Shinzo Abe #Japanese PM
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