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Missile in scrapped test was to come from Minot

May 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT Air Force officials and U.S. Sen. John Hoeven say the intercontinental ballistic missile for a planned test launch that was scrapped last month because of mounting tensions with North Korea was to have come from the Minot Air Force Base missile field. Continue Reading

US calls for NKorea amnesty for sentenced American

May 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The U.S. called Thursday for North Korea to grant amnesty and immediately release a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years’ hard labor for “hostile acts” against the state. Continue Reading

No panic in NKorea despite talk of missile test

April 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PYONGYANG, North Korea The prospect of a North Korean missile test is “considerably high,” South Korea’s foreign minister told lawmakers Wednesday as Pyongyang calmly prepared to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world’s attention with dramatic displays of military power. Continue Reading

Pyongyang rumblings have little effect on SKoreans

April 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

SEOUL, South Korea Outsiders might hear the opening notes of a war in the deluge of threats and provocations from North Korea, but to South Koreans it is a familiar drumbeat. Continue Reading

North Korea vows to restart nuclear facilities

April 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

SEOUL, South Korea North Korea said Tuesday it will restart its long-shuttered plutonium reactor and increase production of nuclear weapons material, in what outsiders see as its latest attempt to extract U.S. concessions by raising fears of war. Continue Reading

Analysis: NKorea threat may be more bark than bite

March 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

SEOUL, South Korea Across North Korea, soldiers are gearing up for battle and shrouding their jeeps and vans with camouflage netting. Newly painted signboards and posters call for “death to the U.S. imperialists” and urge the people to fight with “arms, not words.” Continue Reading

Rodman plans to vacation with North Korean leader

March 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Former professional basketball star Dennis Rodman says he plans to return to North Korea to vacation with Kim Jong Un. Continue Reading

Neighbors says North Korea has fired long-range rocket

December 11, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) North Korea fired a long-range rocket this morning in its second launch under its new leader, defying warnings from the U.N. and Washington only days before South Korean presidential elections. Continue Reading

North Korea fires rocket

April 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Korea fired a long-range rocket early Friday, South Korean and U.S. officials said, defying international warnings against moving forward with a launch widely seen as a provocation.
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Obama urges N. Korea to “pursue peace”

March 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In a direct challenge to North Korean leaders, President Barack Obama implored them “to have the courage to pursue peace” while warning of the wrath of the world if they don’t. Failure, he said Monday, would mean a future without dignity, respect or hope for its people. Continue Reading

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