North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has died at age 69. The mysterious, often erratic leader of the north, which has maintained a perpetual state of still war with the south, was believed to be in ill health for a number of years, though accurate reports are all but impossible to obtain in the closed [...]
Dec. 4, 2010 Leave a Comment
President Barack Obama gave the following address in Washington today regarding a new US-Korean free trade agreement: THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Today I want to speak briefly about two issues that matter most to me and matter most to the American people — creating jobs and economic growth on which our country’s prosperity depends. [...]
May 29, 2009 Leave a Comment
“If the UN Security Council provokes us, our additional self-defense measures will be inevitable,” the foreign ministry said in a statement, the BBC reports.
May 27, 2009 Leave a Comment
North Korea says it has trashed the truce that ended the Korean War more than 50 years ago, citing South KoreaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s involvement with the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) as the main reason, BBC reports.
May 26, 2009 Leave a Comment
North Korea has fired more missiles just hours after the UN unanimously condemned yesterday’s underground nuclear test and the testing of three short-range missiles, the BBC reports.
May 25, 2009 Leave a Comment
North Korea, one of the pillars of BushÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬Å“axis of evilÃ¢â‚¬Â, conducted an underground test of a nuclear bomb last night about 50 miles northwest of the northern city of Kilju. According to predictions by Russian officials, the bomb generated a blast of between 10 and 20 kilotons, which places it in the range of Ã¢â‚¬Å“Little BoyÃ¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“Fat ManÃ¢â‚¬Â; the two atomic bombs that ravaged the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.