» 03/27/2013, 00.00
Joseph Yun Li-sun
Pyongyang threatens war, cuts lines to Seoul
After putting its combat units on a state of alert and aimed missiles at US bases in Guam and Hawaii, North Korea cuts its last direct line of communication with South Korea since "war may break out at any moment" making "north-south military communications" no longer necessary.
25/01/2013 NORTH KOREA
As it lashes out at everybody, Pyongyang threatens Seoul and Beijing
North Korea slams the UN for imposing new sanctions. Following its usual tirade against South Korea's "puppet" regime, Pyongyang goes after China for buckling under US pressures. China responds by sending a tough warning that it "will not hesitate to reduce its assistance to North Korea".
13/06/2005 SOUTH KOREA - NORTH KOREA
South Korea's Roh "very sure" nuclear talks will resume
In his recent meeting with George Bush, Roh insisted on the need to offer Pyongyang concrete proposals rather than threaten it with international sanctions.
23/10/2006 SOUTH KOREA NORTH KOREA CHINA
Ban Ki-moon should pay special attention to human rights in North Korea
Human rights groups present the next United Nations secretary general with a joint petition on the eve of his departure for Beijing. International sanctions continue against the Communist regime.
20/07/2005 JAPAN NORTH KOREA
Tokyo to demand total nuclear power ban on Pyongyang
Government sources say Japan will ask for a total freeze on North Korea's nuclear energy programme during six-nation talks.
Pyongyang ready for new talks, but with the U.S.
According to the North Korean ambassador to the UN, the terms of the 6 party talks - started in 2003 – have expired. Washington and Seoul reaffirm that the 6 party talks are the only way forward for the regime now isolated from everyone.
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