The letter comes ahead of military exercises between the US and South Korea that the North sees as provocative
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Monday 11 October 2010
An official from motorsport world governing body FIA has begun an inspection of the event's proposed circuit less than two weeks ahead of the country's Formula One debut, a Korean Grand Prix organiser said today.
Monday 04 October 2010
Tuesday 28 September 2010
Pyongyang's streets offer few hints of the momentous events opening today in the city's Mansudae Assembly Hall, where Workers' Party cadres from across the country are convening for a rare meeting to discuss who will succeed the Dear Leader Kim Jong-il.
Monday 06 September 2010
The world economy is recovering moderately but still faces challenges such as the need for medium-term fiscal consolidation, the IMF's deputy managing director, John Lipsky, said yesterday.
Monday 26 July 2010
Friday 23 July 2010
North Korea warned the US yesterday that imposing fresh sanctions and holding military exercises with South Korea this weekend would endanger the region and destroy hopes for a nuclear-free Korean peninsula.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
North Korea has executed a former cabinet official who was in charge of talks with South Korea, a news report said yesterday. It is the latest reported death sentence for a North Korean official over policy failures.
Friday 16 July 2010
This energising debut novel about a six foot Catholic school-girl from Kansas who swims her way to the Seoul Olympics casts sporting endeavour in a whole new light.
Thursday 17 June 2010
Monday 07 June 2010
North Korea threatened to retaliate against South Korea for taking it to the UN Security Council over the sinking of a warship, calling the action an "intolerable provocation".
Monday 07 June 2010
North Korea has threatened to retaliate against South Korea for taking it to the UN Security Council over the sinking of a warship, calling the action an "intolerable provocation".
Friday 28 May 2010
South Korean warships fired guns and dropped anti-submarine bombs in a large-scale military exercise yesterday, a week after Seoul accused North Korea of shooting a torpedo which sank a navy frigate in March.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State, upped the ante in the crisis on the Korean Peninsula yesterday, calling on the rest of the world to co-operate in a "strong but measured response" to Pyongyang for its alleged attack on a South Korean gunboat.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
Pyongyang says it is cutting all relations with Seoul as tensions continue to rise over the sinking of a South Korean warship in March.
Thursday 20 May 2010
South Korea accused the reclusive North today of torpedoing one of its warships, heightening tension in the economically powerful region and testing the international position of China, Pyongyang's only major backer.
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