» 04/01/2008, 00.00
Lee Myung-bak is an absent-minded traitor according to Pyongyang
Rodong Sinmun, the official mouthpiece of the Stalinist regime, spoke about the newly elected South Korean president for the first time in an article in which it accused Lee Myung-bak of setting up a regime enslaved to the United States. The psychological war between Seoul and Pyongyang continues.
27/08/2004 NORTH KOREA - CHINA
North Korean guards kill defectors crossing border
03/11/2008 SOUTH KOREA – NORTH KOREA
For Seoul photos show little about the state of Kim Jong-il’s health
“It is difficult to know Chairman Kim's health condition” from the photos. For now Pyongyang is involved in a vast campaign to nip in the bud any rumours about Kim’s health. It also blames the United States for the world’s financial crisis.
31/03/2009 KOREA – UNITED STATES
Pyongyang gazing into space as its population dies of hunger and abuse
North Korea is ready to launch a rocket into space at a time when about 8.7 million North Koreans are going hungry and only a fraction is benefiting from foreign aid. Intelligence sources say North Korea has two nuclear warheads fitted for medium-range rockets.
26/07/2005 NORTH KOREA SOUTH KOREA
Some signs of flexibility between the United States and North Korea in Beijing
Six-nation talks re-start in Beijing. They were interrupted in June 2004 when North Korea walked away from the negotiating table.
Pyongyang scraps political and military accords with South Korea
According to the north’s communist regime the two nations are “on the brink of war”. Seoul seeks to calm tensions and restore dialogue. Analysts see Pyongyang’s move an attempt to gain greater weight in negotiations with the US. But the possibility of an inter-Korean war is not excluded.
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