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US and S Korea sign nuclear deterrence pact
New strategic pact provides "tailored" deterrence against Pyongyang's possible use of nuclear arms amid growing threats.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 07:27 GMT
Kerry in Seoul as Korea tensions simmer
Top US diplomat John Kerry embarks on three-day trip as Washington presses China to send "tough" message to North Korea.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2013 09:55 GMT
Obama urges N Korea to end 'belligerence'
Pentagon backs away from intelligence report suggesting Pyongyang may be able to launch nuclear-armed missiles.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2013 04:25 GMT
Embassy staff in N Korea ignore warning
Most foreign governments have made it clear they will not be evacuating their staff, despite warning from Pyongyang.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2013 16:42 GMT
N Korea issues warning over embassy safety
Foreign countries asked to consider evacuating stay put and keep embassy staff working in Pyongyang despite threats.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2013 10:32 GMT
N Korea said to move second missile to coast
Two missiles with estimated range of 3,000km reportedly moved to east coast, South Korea's Yonhap news agency says.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2013 12:12 GMT
North Korea gives nuclear-war warning
"Moment of explosion approaching fast" after Pentagon move to deploy missile defence system to Pacific island.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2013 17:27 GMT
North Korea blocks entry to industrial zone
South Korean workers denied entry to Kaesong joint border complex for second day amid escalating tensions.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2013 09:14 GMT
S Korea warns North against provocation
South Korean president says country would respond strongly "without any political considerations" to an attack by North.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2013 00:51 GMT
S Korea marks anniversary of island clashes
Ceremony held for two troops and civilians killed in North Korean attacks on Yeonpyeong despite Pyongyang's warnings.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2012 12:27 GMT
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