The letter comes ahead of military exercises between the US and South Korea that the North sees as provocative
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Friday 17 January 2014
South Korea rejected North Korea's offer to take a series of steps to ease tension that included cancelling Seoul's regular military drills with Washington, saying Friday that Pyongyang must take nuclear disarmament steps first.
Thursday 09 January 2014
Secretive state says resumption of programme has been delayed due to planned military drills in the South
Wednesday 01 January 2014
New Year's Day message included call for improved ties with Seoul but also warning of possible 'nuclear catastrophe'
Tuesday 17 December 2013
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Is all well inside North Korea?
Monday 09 December 2013
Jang was once seen as Kim's mentor long considered the country's second power - but his removal was blamed on 'corruption, drug use, gambling and womanizing'
Monday 16 September 2013
South Korean soldiers have shot and killed a man they believed was trying to cross into North Korea at the heavily armed border, officials said.
Friday 13 September 2013
The South Korean government has just approved plans for a skyscraper which can become 'invisible'.
Friday 13 September 2013
Man captured by North Korea in 1972 has returned home after 41 years
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Closure of border unit was a major blow to heavily indebted economy of North
Friday 23 August 2013
North and South Korea agreed yesterday to allow reunions next month of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, the first such meetings in three years and the latest conciliatory gesture from the North after a spring that saw it threaten Seoul with missile strikes and nuclear war.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
United Nations expert panel in Seoul hears harrowing evidence from former inmates
Wednesday 14 August 2013
North and South Korea have moved closer to reopening a jointly run industrial park, raising hopes for an improvement in ties between rivals that in the spring were threatening to go to war.
Thursday 08 August 2013
The reformed British drugs cheat speaks of his disappointment at the recent positive tests of fellow sprinters
Monday 05 August 2013
Escapee is prepare to risk execution to expose South Korean discrimination
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