Kim Jong Il

NKorea calls nukes country's 'life' at big meeting

A top North Korean decision-making body issued a pointed warning Sunday, saying that nuclear weapons are "the nation's life" and will not be traded even for "billions... Read more »

March 31, 2013

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US sends B-2s to South Korea for military drills

In a show of force following weeks of North Korean bluster, the U.S. on Thursday took the unprecedented step of announcing that two of its nuclear-capable B-2 bombers... Read more »

March 28, 2013

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North Korea conducts third controversial nuke test

Defying U.N. warnings, North Korea on Tuesday conducted its third nuclear test in the remote, snowy northeast, taking a crucial step toward its goal of building a bomb... Read more »

Feb. 12, 2013

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NKorea warns of nuke test and rocket launches; goal is to have weapons that can hit US

North Korea's top governing body warned Thursday that the regime will conduct its third nuclear test in defiance of U.N. punishment, and made clear that its long-range... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2013

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