While North Korea's New Year’s reconciliation message may be a sign of its willingness to return to six-party talks, it bears no clue as to whether the North would give up its nuclear program before attaining a number of other goals.
01/03/2010 12:48 pm
North Korea said it has detained a US citizen, widely believed to be Robert Park, a Korean-American missionary who crossed the border into North Korea with a message for the regime to close all labor camps. His fate could be tied up in the future of six-party talks.
12/29/2009 03:02 pm
Ambassador Stephen Bosworth won’t say whether he carried a personal message from Obama to North Korea’s leader on his recent trip there. 'I was the message,' he said.
12/16/2009 04:57 pm
Dear Leader Kim Jong-il has issued new hairstyle guidelines for North Koreans in a bid to tame foreign influence. Will Vidal Sassoon become the next US special envoy to North Korea?
12/16/2009 11:18 am
Thailand will charge detained crew members with crimes related to trafficking the 35-ton arms shipment in violation of sanctions slapped on North Korea for its missile and nuclear tests.
12/13/2009 10:06 am
North Korea rights advocates in South Korea turned to international courts for aid in challenging abuses. They are trying to keep the issue in the public eye as a tough winter and a drastic currency revaluation raise the prospect of more crackdowns.
12/11/2009 08:11 am
US envoy Bosworth says North Korea talks in Pyongyang were 'useful.' But the North has not committed to returning to six-party talks on its nuclear program.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
US envoy Stephen Bosworth arrived in North Korea Tuesday for high-level talks to try to persuade it to return to six-party talks.
12/08/2009 12:00 am
Reports of protest, violence emerged from North Korea after a drastic currency reform that sets an exchange rate of 1,000 old to 1 new . A North Korean paper in Japan confirmed the reform.
12/04/2009 12:00 am
Obama addressed Iran and North Korea nuclear programs at Osan Air Base in South Korea. Obama also discussed free trade agreement with S. Korea President Lee.
11/19/2009 12:00 am