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Jonathan Thatcher

Jonathan Thatcher

    North Korea ready to fight if attacked
    North Korea ready to fight if attacked
    North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has told his military it may have to go to war but only if the South attacks first, according to a South Korea-based group that monitors the hermit state....
    North Korea 'ready to return to nuclear talks'
    North Korea 'ready to return to nuclear talks'
    North Korea on Tuesday signalled it could return to nuclear disarmament talks it had declared dead six months ago, but a report it was near...
    Hermit North Korea reopens border with South
    Hermit North Korea reopens border with South
    North Korea said on Monday it would reopen its border with the South, ending a self-imposed blockade on a vital source of income for Pyongyang's...
    Clinton, US journalists leave North Korea after pardon
    Clinton, US journalists leave North Korea after pardon
    Former US president Bill Clinton left North Korea on Wednesday with two American journalists, having secured their release in a meeting with the...
    North Korea conducts nuclear test, faces isolation
    North Korea conducts nuclear test, faces isolation
    North Korea said it successfully conducted a nuclear test on Monday, a move certain to further isolate the prickly state, which argues it has no...
    North Korea readies missile
    North Korea readies missile
    North Korea has put a long-range missile in place for a launch the United States warned would violate UN sanctions already imposed on the reclusive...
    North Korea steps up warnings against South
    North Korea steps up warnings against South
    North Korea, which analysts suspect is trying hard to grab the attention of incoming United States president Barack Obama, on Tuesday accused the...
    North Korea plans to close land border with South
    North Korea plans to close land border with South
    Reclusive North Korea said on Wednesday it will close its land border with the South from next month, largely putting a stop to the few exchanges...
    US, South Korea trade talks go to the brink
    US, South Korea trade talks go to the brink
    United States and South Korean negotiators on Sunday struggled to seal a major trade deal with a deadline just hours away and neither side daring...
    Optimism as N Korea readies for nuclear talks
    Optimism as N Korea readies for nuclear talks
    North Korea heads into talks with the region's main powers this week with signs the impoverished state may be ready to agree to an initial deal...