South Korea http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23197/all en UPDATE 2-US: Time not right for Google executive's North Korea trip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-2-us-time-not-right-google-executives-north-korea-trip <p>* Schmidt a top figure in U.S. technology industry * Purpose of trip unclear, but visit seen as private * Washington, allies trying to intensify U.N. sanctions By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Thursday the time was not right for Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and former diplomat Bill Richardson to visit North Korea, which drew international criticism for a rocket launch last month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-2-us-time-not-right-google-executives-north-korea-trip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Bill Richardson Bill Richardson Department of State Diplomatic Relations Divided regions Eric Schmidt Eric Schmidt executive Google Inc Member states of the United Nations North Korea North Korea Person Career Person Location Person Travel Political geography Politics Private Quotation Republics South Korea Technology United Nations United Nations United States Victoria Nuland Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:36 +0000 5731098 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/blank-headline-received <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PILLAY REGRETS SPOTLIGHT ON NORTH KOREA'S NUCLEAR PROGRAMME IS OVERSHADOWING "DEPLORABLE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION"</p> South Korea Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:00:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734053 at http://www.globalpost.com North Korea threatens nuclear escalation after UN sanctions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/blank-headline-received-12 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, Jan 23 (Reuters) - North Korea threatened to step up its military push including its nuclear weapons programme after the United Nations Security Council, including its ally China, condemned its December rocket launch.</p> <p>"We will take measures to boost and strengthen our defensive military power including nuclear deterrence," its Foreign Ministry said in a statement carried by state news agency KCNA.</p> <p>(Reporting by Jumin Park; Editing by David Chance)</p> International relations Nuclear warfare Political geography South Korea Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:45:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738054 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia urges North Korea to abide by nuclear, missile rules http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/blank-headline-received-5 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Russia urged North Korea on Wednesday to adhere to restrictions on its nuclear and missile programs, after the U.N. Security Council expanded existing sanctions against Pyongyang over a rocket launch last month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/blank-headline-received-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nuclear program of North Korea South Korea Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:30:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738204 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/white-house-says-north-korean-threats-are-needlessly-provocativ <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WHITE HOUSE SAYS NORTH KOREAN THREATS ARE "NEEDLESSLY PROVOCATIVE," FURTHER TEST WOULD VIOLATE U.N. RESOLUTIONS</p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Politics South Korea Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:36:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738851 at http://www.globalpost.com N.Korea nuclear test would face "firm" UN action-South Korea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/blank-headline-received-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>UNITED NATIONS, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council is united on North Korea's nuclear arms program and will undoubtedly approve tough measures against Pyongyang if it carries out a new atomic test as expected, South Korean U.N. Ambassador Kim Sook said on Monday.</p> <p>"The North Korean nuclear test seems to be imminent," Kim, who is president of the Security Council this month, told reporters. "Obviously there are very busy activities going on at the (North Korean) nuclear test site, and everybody's watching."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/blank-headline-received-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Divided regions Member states of the United Nations Nuclear program of North Korea South Korea Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 18:15:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5745639 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212-12 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>N. Korea advised US, China of nuclear test in advance: South Korea government</p> <p>bur/gh/ac</p> South Korea AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 06:32:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753291 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan planes to detect radiation after N. Korea test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/japan-planes-detect-radiation-after-n-korea-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan plans to dispatch military aircraft to take samples of air to detect radiation in the wake of North Korea's nuclear test on Tuesday, officials and news reports said.</p> <p>Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera called a meeting of senior defence officials and ordered them to prepare to collect radioactive matter in the air, a ministry spokesman said.</p> <p>"We are ready to dispatch our aircraft to collect air samples as soon as we receive a request from the prime minister's office," said a spokesman for the Air Self-Defence Force.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/japan-planes-detect-radiation-after-n-korea-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> South Korea AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:45:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753298 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212-18 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>China expresses 'firm opposition' to North Korea nuclear test: foreign ministry</p> <p>tjh/slb/ao</p> South Korea AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:00:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753317 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212-21 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Britain calls for 'robust response' to N. Korea nuclear test</p> <p>bur/yad/jk</p> South Korea AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:01:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753338 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Britain calls for 'robust response' to N. Korea test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/urgent-britain-calls-robust-response-n-korea-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Britain on Tuesday called for a "robust response" from the UN Security Council after North Korea announced that it had staged its most powerful nuclear test yet.</p> <p>"The UK will begin urgent consultations with Security Council partners calling for a robust response to this latest development," the Foreign Office said in a statement.</p> <p>na/yad/jk</p> South Korea Technology AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:01:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753353 at http://www.globalpost.com EU says N. Korea test is 'blatant challenge' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/eu-says-n-korea-test-blatant-challenge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The European Union on Tuesday condemned North Korea's nuclear test "in the strongest possible terms", saying it was "a further blatant challenge" to the world's non-proliferation regime.</p> <p>A statement from EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton warned that the EU "remains seized of the matter" and would work with its partners to show "the DPRK (North Korea) that there are consequences".</p> <p>ccr/txw </p> European Union South Korea AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 12:30:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753394 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212-34 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>EU says N. Korea test is 'blatant challenge' to non-proliferation</p> <p>ccr/txw</p> South Korea AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 12:46:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753459 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212-49 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>UN Council says 'strongly condemn' North Korea nuclear test</p> <p>tw/jm</p> South Korea AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 16:15:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753654 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Britain summons N. Korea ambassador over nuclear test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/urgent-britain-summons-n-korea-ambassador-over-nuclear-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Britain has summoned North Korea's London ambassador after Pyongyang sparked global fury with its third nuclear test, the Foreign Office said on Wednesday.</p> <p>"I summoned North Korea's Ambassador today to stress in the strongest terms the UK's condemnation of yesterday's nuclear test," Hugo Swire, a junior foreign minister, said in a statement.</p> <p>kjl/gj/lc</p> South Korea AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:32:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5754337 at http://www.globalpost.com