A tougher stance toward Pyongyang may complicate efforts to negotiate the release of the two women, who were sentenced Monday to 12 years of hard labor.
Q&A: Kim Jong Il's drive to make his nation a nuclear power and how that threatens Asian neighbors.
Washington’s response to the rogue nation’s nuclear test Monday is complicated by Pyongyang’s custody of two American journalists.
Support for Islamist groups appears to be waning after a surge in 2004.
Moving the presidential vote up to spring from August could undercut opponents, who still have to plan their campaigns.
Ahbisit's coalition has presented a stimulus package to shore up Thailand's faltering economy.
The tug of war is stranding tourists and raising fears of escalating violence. The military denies rumors of an imminent coup, while the king remains silent.
They'll be able to monitor the main nuclear complex, but not anywhere else.
Prime Minister Samak was forced to quit Tuesday, after a court ruled he'd broken the law by hosting two TV cooking shows while in office.
The wish list includes continued security aid to balance China, greater engagement, and trade.