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North Korea rejects South Korean family reunion proposal

An elderly man watches a television program airing South Korean President Park Geun-hye's New Year's speech to the nation, at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Park called on Monday for resuming reunions of families separated by war, saying it was a chance to improve strained ties between the rival Koreas. Part of the Korean writing in the sentence reads: "Reunions of separated families" AP

North Korea on Thursday rejected a South Korean proposal to resume reunions of families that have been separated since the Korean War in the early 1950s.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China protests US sanctions against companies

US State Department

China is protesting U.S. sanctions against a leading state arms maker and other companies over alleged arms deals with North Korea, Syria, and Iran.

Posted: February 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UN Security Council to meet on North Korean test

South Korean Ambassador Kim Sook, left, speaks to Chinese Ambassador Li Baodong, center and Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin during a Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on North Korea’s nuclear test on Tuesday morning.

Posted: February 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

North Korea defiant over third nuclear test


North Korea has vowed “high-profile measures” in the latest in a series of threats sparked by a tightening of UN sanctions, state media said Sunday, suggesting it was determined to press ahead with a third nuclear test.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »