Nuclear program of North Korea http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26728/all en US, China in tentative UN deal on N.Korea resolution-envoys http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/us-china-tentative-un-deal-nkorea-resolution-envoys <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>* U.S. persuaded China to rebuke Pyongyang, deal tentative</p> <p>* U.S. wanted resolution imposing new sanctions-envoys</p> <p>By Louis Charbonneau</p> <p>UNITED NATIONS, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The United States and China have struck a tentative deal on a draft U.N. Security Council resolution condemning North Korea for its December rocket launch, though Beijing has yet to give its final approval, U.N. diplomats said on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/us-china-tentative-un-deal-nkorea-resolution-envoys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations Nuclear program of North Korea Political geography Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:30:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736181 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-US, China in deal on UN N.Korea rebuke; Russia to back it http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-us-china-tentative-un-deal-nkorea-resolution-envoys <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>* U.S. persuaded China to rebuke Pyongyang, deal tentative</p> <p>* Russian envoy predicts resolution will be adopted</p> <p>* U.S. wanted resolution imposing new sanctions-envoys</p> <p>* Diplomat says North Korea draft could take days to arrive (Adds South Korean comment, paragraphs 7-9)</p> <p>By Louis Charbonneau</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-us-china-tentative-un-deal-nkorea-resolution-envoys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations North Korea Nuclear program of North Korea Political geography Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 20:00:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736362 at http://www.globalpost.com North Korea rocket shows home-grown technology boost-South Korea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/north-korea-rocket-shows-home-grown-technology-boost-south-kore <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>By Ju-min Park</p> <p>SEOUL, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Reclusive North Korea made most of the key parts of the long-range rocket it launched in December, South Korea said on Monday, evidence of home-grown technology moving it a closer to designing a missile system capable of hitting the United States.</p> <p>The North is banned from carrying out missile and nuclear-related activities under U.N. sanctions and the Security Council is closing on a resolution that will see it punished again for December's launch.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/north-korea-rocket-shows-home-grown-technology-boost-south-kore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military of North Korea Nuclear program of North Korea Nuclear weapons Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 07:15:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737104 at http://www.globalpost.com China urges cautious U.N. resolution on North Korea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/china-urges-cautious-un-resolution-north-korea <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>BEIJING, Jan 21 (Reuters) - China said on Monday that the United Nations Security Council needed to pass a cautious resolution on North Korea's December rocket launch, saying that was the way to ensure regional tensions do not escalate further.</p> <p>"We regret that North Korea went ahead with the launch amid widespread concern by the international community," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei told a daily news briefing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/china-urges-cautious-un-resolution-north-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations Military of North Korea North Korea Nuclear program of North Korea Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:15:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737128 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. circulates draft North Korea rebuke at UN http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/us-circulates-draft-north-korea-rebuke-at-un <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, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The United States has circulated a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council that would condemn North Korea for its December rocket launch and calls for tightening existing U.N. sanctions, diplomats said on Monday.</p> <p>The draft was the result of a deal between the United States and China, the envoys said on condition of anonymity. Even though the draft does not call for any new sanctions against Pyongyang, diplomats said China's support for the resolution represented a significant diplomatic blow to Pyongyang.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/us-circulates-draft-north-korea-rebuke-at-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Divided regions Member states of the United Nations Nuclear program of North Korea Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 22:45:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737483 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-U.S. circulates draft North Korea resolution at UN http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-us-circulates-draft-north-korea-rebuke-at-un <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>* U.S. wants Security Council to condemn North Korea rocket test</p> <p>* Draft result of deal between U.S., China (Adds details about resolution)</p> <p>By Louis Charbonneau</p> <p>UNITED NATIONS, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The United States has circulated a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council that would condemn North Korea for its December rocket launch and calls for tightening existing U.N. sanctions, diplomats said on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-us-circulates-draft-north-korea-rebuke-at-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Divided regions International relations Korea North Korea Nuclear program of North Korea Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:15:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737511 at http://www.globalpost.com UN Security Council plans vote on expanding North Korea sanctions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/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>UNITED NATIONS, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council plans to vote later on Tuesday on a draft resolution that condemns North Korea for its December rocket launch and calls for tightening existing U.N. sanctions, council diplomats said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/blank-headline-received-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nuclear program of North Korea United Nations United Nations Security Council Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:45:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737871 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 6-N.Korea says will boost nuclear deterrent after UN rebuke http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-un-security-council-plans-vote-tighter-north-korea-san <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>* North Korea space agency will now be blacklisted</p> <p>* Council warns North against new nuclear test</p> <p>* China says sanctions alone don't work, more diplomacy needed</p> <p>* Pyongyang continues work on nuclear test site, test seen some way off (Adds U.S. envoy comments, paragraphs 7-8, Russian comment, paragraph 10)</p> <p>By Louis Charbonneau</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-un-security-council-plans-vote-tighter-north-korea-san" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Divided regions Entertainment International relations Korea Military of North Korea North Korea Nuclear program of North Korea Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:30:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737900 at http://www.globalpost.com UN Security Council rebukes N.Korea, expands sanctions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/blank-headline-received-10 <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, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to condemn North Korea's December rocket launch and tighten existing U.N. sanctions against Pyongyang.</p> <p>The resolution approved by the 15-nation council was the result of a deal between the United States and China, envoys said on condition of anonymity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/blank-headline-received-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nuclear program of North Korea Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:30:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737986 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 UPDATE 1-Russia urges N.Korea to abide by nuclear, missile rules http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-russia-urges-nkorea-abide-nuclear-missile-rules <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>(Adds details, context)</p> <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 defiant rocket launch last month.</p> <p>Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's remarks added to pressure on Pyongyang to abide by Security Council resolutions which banned Pyongyang from conducting further ballistic missile and nuclear tests.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-russia-urges-nkorea-abide-nuclear-missile-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations Nuclear program of North Korea United Nations Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738224 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-North Korea targets U.S. with nuclear, rocket tests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-north-korea-targets-us-nuclear-rocket-tests <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>(Adds detail, quote)</p> <p>SEOUL, Jan 24 (Reuters) - North Korea said on Thursday it would carry out further rocket launches and a nuclear test that would target the United States, dramatically stepping up its threats against a country it called its "enemy".</p> <p>The announcement by the country's top military body came a day after the United Nations Security Council agreed a U.S.-backed resolution to censure and sanction the country for a rocket launch in December that breached U.N. rules.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-north-korea-targets-us-nuclear-rocket-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military of North Korea North Korea North Korea Nuclear program of North Korea Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 04:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738658 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-North Korea to target U.S. with nuclear, rocket tests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-2-north-korea-target-us-nuclear-rocket-tests <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>* North Korea says to carry out nuclear test</p> <p>* Says test and rocket launches aimed at the U.S., its "sworn enemy"</p> <p>* U.S. envoy calls on North not to carry out 3rd nuclear test</p> <p>* Test could come as early as February-analysts (Adds comment)</p> <p>By Ju-min Park and Choonsik Yoo</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-2-north-korea-target-us-nuclear-rocket-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations Military of North Korea North Korea North Korea Nuclear program of North Korea Politics Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 04:15:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738660 at http://www.globalpost.com TIMELINE-North Korea's brushes with international community http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/timeline-north-koreas-brushes-international-community <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> North Korea's history of trouble with international community. </div> </div> </div> <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>Jan 24 (Reuters) - Here is a look at North Korea&#39;s recent brushes with the Iinternational community as it announced further rocket launches and a nuclear test that would target the United States:</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/timeline-north-koreas-brushes-international-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military of North Korea North Korea nuclear bomb Nuclear power Nuclear program of North Korea Asia-Pacific South Korea Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738795 at http://www.globalpost.com North Korea threatens war with South over UN sanctions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/north-korea-threatens-war-south-over-un-sanctions <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>By Jack Kim</p> <p>SEOUL, Jan 25 (Reuters) - North Korea threatened to attack rival South Korea if Seoul joined a new round of tightened U.N. sanctions, as Washington unveiled more of its own economic restrictions following Pyongyang's rocket launch last month.</p> <p>In a third straight day of fiery rhetoric against regional powers, the North directed its verbal onslaught at its neighbour on Friday, saying: "'Sanctions' mean a war and a declaration of war against us."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/north-korea-threatens-war-south-over-un-sanctions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations Korea North Korea Nuclear program of North Korea War Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 06:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739204 at http://www.globalpost.com