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Jeremy Laurence

Jeremy Laurence

    More than 2 100 confirmed dead in Afghan landslide
    More than 2 100 confirmed dead in Afghan landslide
    Afghan officials gave up hope on Saturday of finding any survivors from ...
    North Korea opens up to cellphones
    North Korea opens up to cellphones
    Secretive North Korea is expected to register the one millionth cellphone user on its new 3G network by the end of the year, barely four years...
    North Korea and US seek to reboot nuclear dialogue
    North Korea and US seek to reboot nuclear dialogue
    North Korea and the United States will hold a second round of talks in Geneva next week to discuss ways to restart regional talks on disabling...
    North Korea diplomacy at a crossroads: Talk or trouble?
    North Korea diplomacy at a crossroads: Talk or trouble?
    Former US president Jimmy Carter goes to North Korea this week to press it to show it is sincere about returning to aid-for-disarmament talks, but...
    South Korea 'will bomb North' if attacked again
    South Korea 'will bomb North' if attacked again
    South Korea said on Friday it would bomb North Korea if it tries a repeat of last week's attack, with the United States warning of an "immediate...
    North Korea details nuclear programme amid tension
    North Korea details nuclear programme amid tension
    Secretive North Korea detailed for the first time its expanded nuclear programme on Tuesday, saying it had thousands of working centrifuges, as...
    Pyongyang says peninsula inching to 'brink of war'
    Pyongyang says peninsula inching to 'brink of war'
    North Korea said on Friday that impending military exercises by the South and the United States are pushing the region towards war, days after it...
    South Korea strengthens military near border after attack
    South Korea strengthens military near border after attack
    South Korea ordered extra troops be deployed to islands near North Korea on Thursday, with Pyongyang warning it would follow its latest bombardment...
    Pressure builds on China to rein in Pyongyang
    Pressure builds on China to rein in Pyongyang
    North Korea's main ally China must lean on Pyongyang to persuade it to abandon its nuclear ambitions, senior US officials said, amid concerns about...
    North Korea nuclear threat 'alarming', says South
    North Korea nuclear threat 'alarming', says South
    Mercurial North Korea's nuclear threat has reached an "alarming level" and it is now trying to miniaturise weapons to improve their mobility and...
    North Korea's leader-in-waiting goes on show
    North Korea's leader-in-waiting goes on show
    A photograph of a plump, poker-faced young man seated near North Korea's ailing ruler confirmed the rise of Kim Jong-il's youngest son as the...
    Kim Jong-il's son unveiled, seen as successor
    Kim Jong-il's son unveiled, seen as successor
    North Korea's ailing leader Kim Jong-il gave his youngest son his first public title on Tuesday, naming him a general in a move analysts said...