03 January 2012
The British media sneered at public outpourings of grief in North Korea when Kim Jong-il died.
03 January 2012
North Korea’s future is shrouded in uncertainty. Chairman Kim Jong-il died in December after 17 years of dictatorial rule.
01 June 2010
On the night of 26 March, the South Korean navy ship Cheonan split in half and sank while patrolling not far from the North Korean coast. Forty six sailors died.
26 May 2009
The West has condemned the recent test firing of a nuclear warhead by North Korea, warning of "tough measures" against the state.
16 October 2007
George Bush’s attitude toward the poverty-stricken East Asian country of North Korea demonstrates the contradictory stance of the US government.
21 October 2006
On October 9, North Korea announced that it had just conducted a nuclear test. The test came just six days after an official statement by the Foreign Ministry that North Korea would proceed with such a test. Experts had warned unequivocally that the North Korean government in Pyongyang wasn't simply bluffing this time. But the US administration, by ignoring such warnings and responding with the usual blackmail, practically asked for this to happen.
14 October 2006
"Washington’s eagerness to use military might has fueled the dangers of a nuclear weapons standoff with North Korea. Two of the sacred axioms of the Bush regime - secrecy and violence - cannot solve this problem and in fact can only make it worse. Einstein was correct - with nuclear weapons, ‘there is no secret and there is no defence’."