Tuesday 9 February 2016

N Korea to open new airport terminal on July 1

Designer shirts, duty free watches and cosmetics, and chocolate fondue will await visitors to North Korea at Pyongyang's new glass-fronted terminal building state media said would open on July 1. Three pages of Thursday's


N Korea calls for end to hostility with South

North Korea on Saturday called for an end to confrontation with the South, urging dialogue after one of the most violent years on the divided peninsula since the 1950-53 Korean War. Tension between the rival Koreas has risen sharply after&


US urges restraint in Korea, pressures China

The US appealed  to South Korea on Thursday to show restraint as the danger  level from North Korea rises, but again criticised China for  enabling its ally Pyongyang's "reckless behaviour". The South has vowed to hit back h


US aircraft carrier heads for Korean waters

A US aircraft  carrier group set off for Korean waters on Wednesday, a day  after North Korea rained artillery shells on a South Korean  island, in a move likely to enrage Pyongyang and unsettle its  ally, China.  &nb

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