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Date: 14 June 2006

N. Korea Missile Launch Troubles Envoy
Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON — South Korea’s ambassador said Tuesday there are some indications
that North Korea is preparing for a test launch of a long-range ballistic
missile …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/13/AR2006061301307.html

North Korea may be readying ICBM test
CNN International – USA
WASHINGTON (CNN) — North Korea appears to be preparing to test-launch
a ballistic missile with the range to reach the United States mainland,
US and South …
edition.cnn.com/2006/US/06/13/nkorea.missile/

Tokyo warns North Korea on abductees
International Herald Tribune – France
TOKYO Japan’s lower house of Parliament passed a bill on Tuesday requiring
the government to impose economic sanctions on North Korea if the North
does not …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/13/news/abduct.php

Inter-Korea summit spawns highways and dead-ends
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
SEOUL (Reuters) – About 150 North Koreans arrived in South Korea on Wednesday
to mark a summit in 2000 between the rival states, a meeting that led
to warmer …
in.today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID
=2006-06-14T123632Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_India-254597-1.xml

S. Korea Tells N. Korea to Drop Missile Test, Return to Talks
Bloomberg – USA
June 14 (Bloomberg) — North Korea should stop any plans to test-fire a
long-range ballistic missile and return to international talks on dismantling
its …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000080&sid=agj4D3dlhxU8&refer=asia

US warns N Korea on missile test
BBC News – UK
By Charles Scanlon. The United States has warned it will respond if North
Korea goes ahead with a test launch of a new inter-continental ballistic
missile. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/5079580.stm

N. Korea missile test? A US caution
International Herald Tribune – France
SEOUL The US ambassador to South Korea on Wednesday warned of American
countermeasures if North Korea conducts a missile test. Ambassador …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/14/news/missile.php

Date: 15 June 2006

White House: “Bad idea” if N. Korea tests missile
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – It would be a “bad idea” for North Korea to test
a long-range missile, and Pyongyang should return to six-party talks on
its nuclear …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID
=2006-06-14T214910Z_01_N14273762_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH-TEST.xml&archived=False

S. Korea urges DPRK to halt preparation for missile test
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
“The government has serious concerns over the possibility” that the Democratic
People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) launches a missile, Ban said at his
weekly …
english.people.com.cn/200606/15/eng20060615_274047.html

South Korea delivers concerns to North Korea over possible missile
OhmyNews International – South Korea
North and South Korea resumed celebrations Thursday marking a 2000 summit
that started reconciliation on their divided peninsula, but they weren’t
expected to …
english.ohmynews.com/ArticleView/article_view.asp?no=298926&rel_no=1

N Korea missile launch imminent: S Korea
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
… steps to go for the test would be setting up the launch pad and injecting
solid fuel into a Taepodong-2 missile, reported KBS, South Korea’s largest
television …
www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?slug=N+
Korea+missile+launch+imminent%3A+S+Korea&id=89093

Japan puts more pressure on North Korea
Asia Times Online – Kowloon,Hong Kong
TOKYO – In a significant move aimed at ratcheting up pressure on North
Korea, Japan’s diet (parliament) is expected to enact on Friday the North
Korean Human …
www.atimes.com/atimes/Japan/HF16Dh01.html

CAW says free trade with South Korea would devastate auto industry
National Post – Canada
VANCOUVER – A free-trade agreement between Canada and South Korea would
be devastating to the Canadian auto industry, which is already suffering
from a surge …
www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=10b441c2-a447-4d84-ba09-a54b1e6b07ab&k=14867

Korea-Japan EEZ Talks
Korea Times – South Korea
The two-day Korea-Japan talks in Tokyo earlier this week on exclusive economic
zones (EEZ) in the East Sea ended with no headway at all. …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/opinion/200606/kt2006061518162154040.htm

US Officials Warn of N.Korea Missile Test ¡®Next Week¡¯
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
US officials reportedly fear North Korea may test-fire a Taepodong-2 missile
next week. “Putting together various signs and evidence …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606150016.html

US senator: N.Korea issue risks S.Korea trade pact
Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – South Korea should drop its demand to include products
made in an industrial park in North Korea in a free trade pact with the
United …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/15/AR2006061501111.html

Date: 16 June 2006

N. Korea Missile Test Would Violate Accord With Japan, Abe Says
Bloomberg – USA
June 16 (Bloomberg) — A long-range missile test by North Korea would violate
an agreement Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi reached with the
country’s …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000080&sid=aPIdWWDEZa20&refer=asia

Japan bill will sanction N. Korea
CNN – USA
TOKYO, Japan (AP) — Japan’s parliament is expected to enact a bill on
Friday that will impose sanctions on North Korea if it does not cooperate
in clearing up …
www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/06/15/japan.nkorea.ap/

North Korea accuses US plane of spying
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
North Korea’s air force on Friday accused a United States reconnaissance
plane of intruding into its territorial waters to spy on strategic targets.

www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=274717&area
=/breaking_news/breaking_news__international_news/

US: North Korea Preparing Missile Test
Norman Transcript – Norman,OK,USA
North Korea is accelerating preparations for a long-range missile test,
a US government official said Friday, declaring that a launch may be imminent.

www.normantranscript.com/feeds/apcontent/apstories/
apstorysection/D8I9AUUO0.xml.txt/resources_apstoryview

Nobel Laureates Call for Korea*s Peaceful Reunification
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
… said in his keynote address the division of the peninsula was the product
of confrontation of two former superpowers and the Cold War, but Korea
should not be …

Japanese Parliament Paves Way for Sanctions Against North Korea
Voice of America – USA
By Steve Herman. Japan’s parliament has passed a law that would impose
sanctions on North Korea if the country’s human rights situation does
not improve. …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-06-16-voa8.cfm

US: North Korea Preparing Missile Test
Forbes – USA
North Korea is accelerating preparations for testing a missile that has
the potential to strike the United States, a US government official said
Friday. …
www.forbes.com/work/feeds/ap/2006/06/16/ap2820318.html

Korea, China Agree to Open Airspace
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
Korea and China have agreed to open all their air routes to each other.
The Construction and Transportation Ministry said Friday …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606160037.html

US renews N Korea missile warning
BBC Bulgaria – Bulgaria
The US has again warned North Korea against testing a new missile believed
to be capable of reaching the US, amid fears it may be launched this weekend.

news.bbc.co.uk/go/click/rss/1.0/-/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/5089476.stm

N Korea ‘readying long-range missile’
Daily Telegraph – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
NORTH Korea may test-launch a long-range ballistic missile as early as
this weekend, Japanese media reported today citing several government
sources. …
dailytelegraph.news.com.au/story/0,20281,19498243-5001028,00.html

North Korea readies missile launch platform -daily
Reuters.uk – UK
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has moved key components of a long-range
missile to a launch pad as well as 10 large liquid-gas tanks to fuel it,
a South Korean …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006
-06-17T034117Z_01_SEO348298_RTRUKOC_0_UK-KOREA-NORTH-PLATFORM.xml

Nobel winners ask US to lift N. Korea sanctions
Jerusalem Post – Israel
A group of 12 Nobel Peace Prize winners on Saturday called on the United
States to lift financial restrictions on North Korea to help end the impasse
over the …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150355511503&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

US Warns North Korea Missile Test Would Be `Provocative’
Bloomberg – USA
June 17 (Bloomberg) — The US warned North Korea against testing a long-range
ballistic missile that may be capable of hitting Alaska, saying that such
an act …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=aRZ.m.E6cPXY&refer=top_world_news

Nobel Laureates Urge Give and Take Between US, North Korea
Voice of America – USA
Past winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have come together in South Korea
to call for peace on the Korean Peninsula and a resolution of the dispute
over North …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-06-17-voa5.cfm

North Korea stepping up preparations to test fire missile
Unison.ie – Bray,Ireland
North Korea has stepped up preparations to test fire a long-range missile
capable of reaching the United States. It has been reported …
www.unison.ie/breakingnews/index.php3?ca=31&si=93527

US Warns North Korea Against Missile Testing
Mediafax – Bucuresti,Romania
The United States warned North Korea against testing a ballistic missile,
expressing concern about Pyongyang’’s ambitions but refusing to confirm
reports of an …
www.mediafax.ro/english/articole-free/US-Warns-North-Korea-Against-Missile-Testing-504493-9.html

North Korea: US, Japan Warn Against Launch
Stratfor – USA
The United States and Japan issued fresh warnings June 17, calling on North
Korea to desist from launching a ballistic missile. …
www.stratfor.com/products/premium/read_article.php?id=267766

N. Korea denies it’s about to test missile
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
TOKYO — The United States and Japan urged North Korea not to proceed with
reported plans to test-fire a long-range missile that could reach the
US mainland …
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1104AP_NKorea_Missile.html

South Korea’s players ready to attack France
Globe and Mail – Canada
Leipzig, Germany — South Korea’s players aren’t about to be intimidated
by France and intend to attack Sunday when the teams meet in Group G of
the World Cup …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.
20060617.wwckor17/BNStory/World_Cup06/OtherSports/

North Korea protests againsts South Korean protests
OhmyNews International – South Korea
North Korean delegation filed a protest with South Korea Saturday over
rallies against the North’s communist regime earlier this week, as they
wrapped up a pro …
english.ohmynews.com/ArticleView/article_view.asp?no=299450&rel_no=1

N. Korea Denies It’s About to Test Missile
ABC News – USA
The two were to discuss “North Korea’s missile,” said a ministry official
on condition of anonymity citing policy. The meeting comes …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=2088355

Date: 18 June 2006

Japan to seek UNSC meeting if N Korea fires missile
Hindu – Chennai,India
Tokyo, June 18. (AP): Japan’s foreign minister said that Tokyo will immediately
seek a meeting of the United Nations Security Council if North Korea fires
a …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/000200606181001.htm

Japan to seek UN meeting if North Korea launches missile
Malaysia Star – Malaysia
TOKYO (AP) – Japan will immediately appeal to the UN Security Council if
North Korea test-fires a long-range missile, the country’s foreign minister
said Sunday …
thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/6/18/apworld/20060618134503&sec=apworld

Ballistic missile fuelling said to be begun in North Korea.
ITAR-TASS – Moscow,Russia
TOKYO, June 18 (Itar-Tass) – North Korea has begun filling with fuel a
new ballistic missile that could be launched from the Musudan missile
base in the …
www.itar-tass.com/eng/level2.html?NewsID=10427494&PageNum=0

N.Korea to boost its ‘military deterrent’
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea vowed Sunday to increase its “military
deterrent” to cope with what it called US attempts to provoke war, amid
signs that the …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/14844680.htm

Roh Defends Aid to North Korea
Korea Times – South Korea
President Roh Moo-hyun has defended South Korea’s assistance toward impoverished
North Korea, describing it as the cost of peace and ultimately inter-Korean

times.hankooki.com/lpage/200606/kt2006061817433210230.htm

Japan to protest if N Korea launches missile
Times of India – India
TOKYO: Japan will immediately file a “fierce” protest with the UN Security
Council if North Korea test-fires a long-range missile, the country’s
foreign …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1656815.cms

N.Korea to Boost Its ‘Military Deterrent’
Forbes – USA
North Korea vowed Sunday to increase its “military deterrent” to cope with
what it called US attempts to provoke war, amid signs the country was
preparing to …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/06/18/ap2822560.html

Washington warns N. Korea not to test missile
CBC.ca – Alberta, Canada
A spokesman for US President George W. Bush has warned North Korea not
to test a long-range ballistic missile that could reach North America.

www.cbc.ca/story/world/national/2006/06/18/korea-missile.html

North Korea ups preparations for apparent long-range missile …
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
SEOUL — North Korea appeared to move closer Sunday to test-launching a
long-range missile capable of reaching the United States, officials and
news reports …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/international/asia/news/20060618p2g00m0in019000c.html

N. Korea Appears Close to Testing Missile
Forbes – USA
North Korea appeared close Sunday to test-firing a long-range missile capable
of reaching the United States, prompting the White House to warn of an

www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/06/18/ap2822804.html

North Korea Seeks to Bolster Military
FOX News – USA
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Sunday it is seeking to increase
its military deterrent to cope with US moves, amid increasing signs that
the country …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,199954,00.html

Date: 19 June 2006

Suzanne Nossel: North Korea: Straight Talk on Direct Talks
Yahoo! News – USA
North Korea appears to be preparing a test launch a long-range missile
capable of reaching the US. If it happens, it will be a huge …
news.yahoo.com/s/huffpost/20060619/cm_huffpost/023287

Abe Says Japan to Respond Severely to a N. Korea Test (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
June 19 (Bloomberg) — Japan will respond with ``severe’’ measures should
North Korea ignore calls to abandon its reported missile test, Chief Cabinet

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000101&sid=a20a3pBa8p.4&refer=japan

Japan to Respond Severely to a N. Korea Missile Test (Update2)
Bloomberg – USA
June 19 (Bloomberg) — Japan’s Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said his
government will respond with ``severe’’ measures if North Korea ignores
calls to …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000101&sid=azjy0a5CvFW4&refer=japan

‘N. Korea Visit May Be Postponed’
Korea Times – South Korea
Former President Kim Dae-jung’s scheduled trip to Pyongyang later this
month may be delayed due to tensions over North Korea’s alleged move
to test-fire a …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/200606/kt2006061917185968040.htm

Yen suffers amid Korea missile fears
Guardian Unlimited – UK
The yen fell to a record low against the euro, and an eight-year low against
the pound, amid reports that North Korea was about to test-launch a long-distance

www.guardian.co.uk/japan/story/0,,1801063,00.html

GLOBAL MARKETS-N.Korea missile talk hits yen, European stocks up
Reuters – USA
LONDON, June 19 (Reuters) – The yen hit a record low against the euro on
Monday after reports that North Korea is preparing to test a long-range
missile, while …
today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=bondsNews&storyID
=2006-06-19T092611Z_01_L19777672_RTRIDST_0_MARKETS-GLOBAL-WRAPUP-3.XML

US warns of sanctions for North Korea
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
The United States could consider new sanctions against North Korea if it
goes ahead with plans to launch a long-range missile, US ambassador to
Japan Thomas …
www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/
breaking_news__international_news/&articleid=274818

Korea Seeks FTAs With EU, Japan, India
Korea Times – South Korea
Korea will seek to strike free trade agreements (FTA) with China, Japan,
India, the EU and Russia on top of its current negotiations with the US,
the nation …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/biz/200606/kt2006061917263111880.htm

North, South Korea Bring Cooperation Into Classroom
Voice of America – USA
… meeting. A spirit of friendship in the classroom is partly overshadowed
by concerns about North Korea’s nuclear-weapons programs. …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-06-19-voa16.cfm

Japan warning over North Korea missile threat
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
Japan says any attempt by North Korea to test an intercontinental ballistic
missile would be a threat to regional security. Tokyo’s …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=364709&lng=1

Forex – Dollar steady near recent yen highs as North Korea …
Life Style Extra – UK
LONDON (AFX) – The dollar remained steady at recent highs against the yen
amid mounting speculation that North Korea is readying itself to test-launch
a long …
www.lse.co.uk/FinanceNews.asp?shareprice=&ArticleRef=4413&ArticleHeadline
=Forex__Dollar_steady_near_recent_yen_highs_as_North_Korea_concerns_mount

North Korea Completes Fueling for Missile
Forbes – USA
North Korea has apparently finished loading fuel into a long-range ballistic
missile, Bush administration officials said Monday as signs continued
that the …
www.forbes.com/technology/feeds/ap/2006/06/19/ap2824854.html

N Korea warned: Don’t test missile
Advertiser Adelaide – Adelaide,South Australia,Australia
JAPAN and Australia yesterday warned North Korea of serious consequences
if it goes ahead with a test of a long-range missile. Foreign …
www.theadvertiser.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,19522881%255E912,00.html

Stocks slip as inflation, N. Korea fears weigh
Reuters – USA
… Stocks declined on Monday, pressured by another inflation warning from
a Federal Reserve official and concern over news reports that North Korea
plans to test …
today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=hotStocksNews&storyID
=2006-06-19T161810Z_01_N165921_RTRUKOC_0_US-MARKETS-STOCKS.xml

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar soars vs. yen on N.Korea talk, stocks slip
Reuters – USA
NEW YORK, June 19 (Reuters) – The dollar neared two-month highs against
the yen on Monday after reports that North Korea is preparing to test
a long-range …
today.reuters.com/stocks/QuoteCompanyNewsArticle.aspx?view=CN&storyID
=2006-06-19T171755Z_01_N19364164_RTRIDST_0_MARKETS-GLOBAL-WRAPUP-5.XML&rpc=66

US pushes Security Council on N Korea missile test
Reuters – USA
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States is consulting with fellow
members of the UN Security Council on possible steps if North Korea tests
a missile, US …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID
=2006-06-19T155952Z_01_N19243724_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH-USA.xml

WTO panel to probe Korea’s semiconductor complaint
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreed on Monday
to convene an expert panel to assess South Korea’s allegation that Japanese

in.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=technologyNews&storyID
=2006-06-19T233848Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_India-255628-1.xml

US arms-makers may gain on North Korea fears
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top US defense contractors may be big beneficiaries
of reports North Korea has fueled a missile capable of reaching Alaska
for a test …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyid=2006
-06-19T190329Z_01_N19422175_RTRUKOT_0_TEXT0.xml&src=061906_1523_TOPSTORY_us_warns_n._korea

Korean stocks fall on North Korea’s nuclear ambitions
MarketWatch – USA
… stocks of Asia-based companies traded lower Monday, tracking losses
in their home markets and on Wall Street amid concerns over North Korea’s
nuclear plans and …
www.marketwatch.com/News/Story/Story.aspx?guid=%7B991
C3BEB-CF27-44EE-B1A5-18DF0C3CD671%7D&siteid=google

Analysis: N.Korea`s renewed missile card
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
SEOUL, South Korea (UPI) — Will North Korea launch a long-range ballistic
missile that could reach the continental United States at grave cost?

news.monstersandcritics.com/asiapacific/article_117
3962.php/Analysis_N.Korea%60s_renewed_missile_card

North Korea’s Missile Launch Site Under Watchful Eyes
Space.com – USA
North Korea’s Pyongyang’s Taepodong-2 missile launch is under the watchful
eyes of both US military and civilian satellites. …
www.space.com/news/060619_nkorea_missile.html

Date: 20 June

North Korea missile threat provocative, warns US
Irish Examiner – Cork,Ireland
NORTH Korea has apparently finished loading fuel into a long-range ballistic
missile, Bush administration officials said yesterday as signs continued
that the …
www.irishexaminer.com/irishexaminer/pages/story.aspx-
qqqg=world-qqqm=world-qqqa=world-qqqid=6360-qqqx=1.asp

North Korea May Be Preparing to Launch Satellite, Not Missile
Bloomberg – USA
June 20 (Bloomberg) — North Korea may be preparing to launch a satellite
rather than testing a missile, South Korea’s ruling party said, citing
Unification …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000101&sid=a_psGK6wWLYo&refer=japan

Australia warns of consequences over N Korea missile test
ABC Online – Australia
The Federal Government has stepped up its warnings to North Korea of the
serious consequences that would follow the launch of a long range missile.

www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200606/s1667488.htm

Yudhoyono to discuss nuclear tensions with N. Korea leaders
Jakarta Post – Jakarta,Indonesia
JAKARTA (Bloomberg): President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono plans to visit
North Korea in an attempt to ease nuclear tensions after reports that
North Korea is …
www.thejakartapost.com/detaillgen.asp?fileid=20060620125404&irec=0

S.Korea regulator defends 2003 Lone Star’s KEB deal
Reuters – USA
SEOUL, June 20 (Reuters) – South Korea’s top financial regulator defended
on Tuesday Lone Star’s purchase of Korea Exchange Bank (KEB) (004940.KS:
Quote …
today.reuters.com/stocks/QuoteCompanyNewsArticle.aspx?view=CN&storyID
=2006-06-20T051920Z_01_SEO289434_RTRIDST_0_FINANCIAL-KOREA-KEB-URGENT.XML&rpc=66

Rice warns North Korea to back off plans to test-fire missile
Detroit Free Press – United States
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned North Korea on
Monday it will face consequences if it test-fires a missile thought to
be powerful …
www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060620/NEWS07/606200361/1009

US joins N Korea missile testing petition
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
Washington – President George W Bush and other US officials had been working
vigorously through diplomatic channels to try to encourage North Korea
to abide by …
www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=126&art_id=vn20060620025334463C350934

Bush and Putin Discuss Iran and North Korea
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
… George W. Bush scheduled a telephone conference call with Russian President
Vladimir Putin to discuss the situations in Iran and North Korea, reporters
said. …
www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20060620&hn=34145

US warns North Korea over long-range missiles
ABC Online – Australia
ELEANOR HALL: The United States is warning North Korea that if it launches
a long-range ballistic missile, the US will consider it a “provocative
act”. …
www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2006/s1667591.htm

S. Korea Warns N. Korea on Results of Missile Test
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
By Anadolu News Agency (aa), Seoul. South Korea has demanded that North
Korea abandon its plans to test-fire a long range missile. …
www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20060620&hn=34151

N.Korea's Missile Plans &Thwarted by Weather*
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
The rumored imminent launch by North Korea of an intercontinental ballistic
missile may have been delayed by a powerful enemy ? the weather. …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606200019.html

Amid concerns over N. Korea, US holds major maneuvers off Guam
KPUA – HI,USA
… As the exercise began officials in the United States, South Korea and
Japan said they believe North Korea is preparing to test launch a Taepodong
Two long …
www.kpua.net/news.php?id=8622

North Korea Tweaks the tiger’s tail
Guardian Unlimited – UK
The launch by North Korea of a long-range missile into the Pacific ocean
would be provocative, but it would not represent a serious military provocation
to the …
commentisfree.guardian.co.uk/john_gittings/2006/06/north_korea_tweaks_the_tigers.html

Report: US Activates Missile Defense System Over N. Korea
FOX News – USA
The US is considering intercepting the missile if North Korea goes ahead
with the test, Kyodo said, quoting The Washington Times. …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,200263,00.html

N Korea lashes out at US
News24 – South Africa
Seoul – North Korea lashed out at the United States over its plans to build
a missile defence shield on Tuesday but didn’t directly address concerns
that it is …
www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1954651,00.html

Date: 21 June 2006

US prepares to tackle N Korea missile threat
Times of India – India
… Meanwhile, North Korea declared on Tuesday that it is free to conduct
missile tests despite a self-imposed moratorium, saying it is not bound
by prior …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1665079.cms

US Weighs Shootdown of N. Korea Missile
Forbes – USA
… Because North Korea is secretive about its missile operations, US officials
say they must consider the possibility that an anticipated test would
turn out to …
www.forbes.com/technology/ebusiness/feeds/ap/2006/06/20/ap2829020.html

S.Korea’s President cancels visit to North
Boston Globe – United States
SEOUL (Reuters) – Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, who orchestrated
an unprecedented summit with North Korea’s leader in 2000, has canceled
a trip …
www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2006/06/21/skoreas_president_cancels_visit_to_north

Gold price gains on North Korea fears
El Financiero (México) – Mexico
Mexico City, June 20th.- North Korea’s announcement it will begin ballistic
tests without permission from international authorities triggered Tuesday
the …
www.elfinanciero.com.mx/ElFinanciero/Portal/cfpages/contentm
gr.cfm?docId=7810&docTipo=1&orderby=docid&sortby=ASC

Gold Price Rises Amid Concern North Korea May Test-Fire Missile
Bloomberg – USA
June 21 (Bloomberg) — Gold in Asia rose for a second day on persistent
concern North Korea may be preparing to test-fire a ballistic missile,
increasing the …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000085&sid=aZD8raGZUrH8&refer=europe

North Korea seeks talks on missiles – Yonhap
Malaysia Star – Malaysia
… South Korean President Kim Dae-jung has cancelled a trip to Pyongyang
planned for next week because of tensions over apparent preparations by
North Korea for a …
thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/6/21/worldupdates/
2006-06-21T073414Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_-255912-2&sec=Worldupdates

North Korea’s Missile Ploy: No Good Options
TIME – USA
To say that the Bush Administration is exasperated by North Korea’s provocations
is an understatement. After all, the only thing …
www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1206475,00.html

N Korea declares it can test missiles, despite earlier pledges
Hindustan Times – India
North Korea declared on Tuesday that it is free to conduct missile tests
despite a self-imposed moratorium, saying it is not bound by prior agreements
and that …
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1724664,00050004.htm

Gold steady after NY gains; eyes dollar, N.Korea
Reuters South Africa – Johannesburg,South Africa
Seoul, Washington and Tokyo have said there is evidence North Korea may
conduct a test-launch of a long-range missile, which the three have said
would present …
za.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=businessNews&storyID
=2006-06-21T061712Z_01_BAN122614_RTRIDST_0_OZABS-MARKETS-PRECIOUS-20060621.XML

North Korea issue looms over US-EU summit
Newsweek – USA
VIENNA, Austria – President Bush began talks with European leaders on Wednesday
amid rising tension across the globe about North Korea’s apparent plans
to …
msnbc.msn.com/id/13451888/

South Korea Tops in Millionaire Growth
Korea Times – South Korea
South Korea showed the fastest growth in its number of millionaires in
the world in 2005, boosted by gains in the value of their stockholdings,
according to …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/200606/kt2006062117312210220.htm

North Korea’s logic
Boston Globe – United States
NORTH KOREA’S apparent preparation for the test firing of a long-range
missile, observed recently by US satellites, is commonly characterized
as an utterly …
www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/editorials/articles/2006/06/21/north_koreas_logic

N. Korea trip off as tensions rise
CNN International – USA
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung has
postponed a trip planned next week to North Korea, an aide said Wednesday,
amid …
edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/06/20/nkorea.missile.ap/

Gold flat in Europe, eyes on dollar, North Korea
Reuters South Africa – Johannesburg,South Africa
… on Wednesday after marginally gains overnight, with dealers keeping
a close eye on developments related to an expected missile launch by North
Korea and dollar …
za.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=businessNews&storyID=
2006-06-21T095427Z_01_BAN122614_RTRIDST_0_OZABS-MARKETS-PRECIOUS-20060621.XML

Korea Electric Power Receives Edison award
Korea Times – South Korea
Upgrading voltage across the country and connecting a Korean island to
the mainland using an over-the-water power line has earned Korea Electric
Power Corp. …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/biz/200606/kt2006062116512411910.htm

US-Korea FTA Talks Unlikely to Succeed
Korea Times – South Korea
By Tom Pauken. The United States is the world’s largest economy while
South Korea ranks tenth. The two countries started negotiations …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/opinion/200606/kt2006062119343454060.htm

Former US diplomat raps Bush N. Korea policy
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former US diplomat who was deeply involved in
North Korea policy said the Bush administration’s approach toward the
isolated communist …
in.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID
=2006-06-21T153108Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_India-255955-1.xml&archived=False

FACTBOX-North Korea’s growing missile arsenal
EiTB – Euskadi,Spain
North Korea has accelerated preparations for testing an intercontinental
ballistic missile, US officials have said this week. North …
www.eitb24.com/portal/eitb24/noticia/en/international-news/north-korea-missiles
— factbox-north-koreas-growing-missile-arsenal?itemId=D38672&cl=%2Feitb24%2Finternacional&idioma=en

EU urges North Korea to abandon missile test
Ireland Online – Dublin,Ireland
The European Union today appealed to North Korea to cancel apparent plans
for test firing a long-range ballistic missile, an issue that has caused
tensions in …
breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=153292260&p=y53z9z84x

N Korea hints at missile test backdown
Times Online – UK
North Korea has defended its right as a sovereign state to test-fire an
intercontinental ballistic missile but hinted that it might halt plans
for the test if …
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-2236061,00.html

South Korea’s ex-leader won’t visit North
International Herald Tribune – France
SEOUL The former South Korean president, Kim Dae Jung, scrapped plans to
visit North Korea next week, as the US ambassador to Japan warned Wednesday
that “all …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/21/news/missile.php

N. Korea Withdraws Missile Testing Plan
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
Solana also said the international community must be firm with North Korea
and persuade it to cancel apparent plans for test firing a long-range
ballistic …
www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20060621&hn=34196

Bush: North Korea missile test plans rattle nerves
CNN International – USA
President Bush, speaking in Vienna, Austria, on Wednesday, says North Korea
should not test a ballistic missile. VIENNA, Austria …
edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/06/21/nkorea.missile/

Bush says North Korea must honour agreement not to test missiles
Forbes – USA
VIENNA (AFX) – North Korea must honoUr agreements it has made on not testing
missiles, US President George W. Bush said. The copying …
www.forbes.com/business/feeds/afx/2006/06/21/afx2830373.html

South Korea’s Lines of Communication Are Cut
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
White House spokesman Tony Snow said Tuesday that President George W. Bush
contacted some dozen heads of state on North Korea¡¯s rumored imminent
launch of a …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606210029.html

A look at North Korea’s missile arsenal
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. North Korea is believed to have an arsenal of
ballistic missiles and has claimed to have a nuclear weapon. …
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1104AP_NKorea_Missiles_Glance.html

Bush Repeats Warning to North Korea Against Missile Tests
Voice of America – USA
By Paula Wolfson. President Bush says North Korea must live up to its international
obligations and abide by agreements on missile testing. …
voanews.com/english/2006-06-21-voa44.cfm

Bush warns North Korea
Swissinfo – Switzerland
VIENNA (Reuters) – President George W. Bush warned North Korea on Wednesday
against test-firing a long-range missile, while other US officials rejected
an …
www.swissinfo.org/eng/international/ticker/detail/Bush_warns_North
_Korea.html?siteSect=143&sid=6826146&cKey=1150910666000

Date: 22 June 2006

US North Korea policy ‘a failure’
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
A former US diplomat who was deeply involved in North Korea policy said
the Bush administration’s approach toward the isolated communist state
has been a …
www.theage.com.au/news/World/US-North-Korea-policy-a-failure/2006/06/22/1150845279768.html

Bush, European leaders strike unified front on Iran, North Korea
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
… fired back at his European critics Wednesday even as he and international
leaders joined forces to work against nuclear weapons in North Korea and
Iran. …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/14871169.htm

US rejects N Korea missile talks offer
Aljazeera.net – Qatar
North Korea’s offer of talks over a potential missile test has been rejected
by the US ambassador to the UN. John Bolton said the …
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/9F0F279A-5DB5-47FD-89CA-1C997D3690C1.htm

PREVIEW-World-Swiss, South Korea have it all to play for
Reuters.uk – UK
BAD BERTRICH, Germany, June 22 (Reuters) – Switzerland, with a future full
of promise, clash on Friday with South Korea, a team inspired by a glorious
recent …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldFootballNews&storyID
=2006-06-22T010025Z_01_L21030437_RTRIDST_0_SPORT-SOCCER-WORLD-SWISS-PREVIEW.XML

N. Korea Missile Talks Should Be in Six-Nation Forum, US Says
Bloomberg – USA
June 22 (Bloomberg) — North Korea should use the six-nation forum to discuss
missile tests, the US State Department said, rejecting a proposal by a
North …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000101&sid=asBNfiScXfJk&refer=japan

US bars missile talks with North Korea
International Herald Tribune – France
SEOUL North Korea said Wednesday that it wanted direct talks with the United
States over its apparent plans to test-fire a long-range missile, but
a top US …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/21/news/korea.php

Potential Foreign Investors Tour N. Korea
Houston Chronicle – United States
KAESONG, North Korea — The two Koreas showed off their landmark joint
industrial zone to potential foreign investors Thursday despite concerns
North Korea …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/fn/3991658.html

N Korea nuclear concerns push up gold price
ABC Online – Australia
The price of gold was up $12 in New York overnight after a spate of safety-net
buying by international investors concerned about North Korea’s nuclear
ambitions …
www.abc.net.au/rural/news/content/2006/s1669314.htm

Korea : Doubts cast as European buyers continue sourcing cheap …
Fibre2fashion.com – India
European nations have devised new methods to import low-priced clothing
from China in the face of quotas imposed by EU on such products. …
www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=18709

China warns North Korea over missiles
Business Day – Johannesburg,South Africa
HONG KONG — China joined the US, Japan, France, South Korea and Australia
in telling North Korea to refrain from testing a long-range missile, saying
it may …
www.businessday.co.za/articles/topstories.aspx?ID=BD4A220024

US Rejects N.Korea Bid for Missile Talks
ABC News – USA
President Bush and European leaders urged Iran and North Korea on Wednesday
to give up military and nuclear ambitions that they said threaten each
country’s …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=2105432

N Korea may halt missile test if US hold talks
Unison.ie – Bray,Ireland
NORTH Korea has suggested it would halt its apparent plans to test fire
a long-range missile if the US agreed to direct talks with the regime.

www.unison.ie/stories.php3?ca=27&si=1637650

North Korea: dumb and dumber
Seattle Times – United States
The scary part about the odd, opaque behavior of North Korea and reports
of its expected, alleged missile test is that irrational acts are open
to irrational …
seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/editorialsopinion/2003076769_northed22.html

N.Korea missile tensions spook markets
Reuters.uk – UK
… As the tension simmered, China urged North Korea and the United States
to try to find a breakthrough in the standoff over Pyongyang’s missile
programme while …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID
=2006-06-22T101913Z_01_SP196218_RTRUKOC_0_UK-KOREA-NORTH.xml&archived=False

Allies Watch for N. Korea Missile Activity
Washington Post – United States
By PAULINE JELINEK. WASHINGTON — All eyes _ and ears _ are on North Korea.
Military … Pacific. All eyes _ and ears _ are on North Korea. …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/22/AR2006062200188.html

Current tensions caused by North Korea to impact Northeast Asia …
Channel News Asia – Singapore
The current tensions caused by North Korea will impact Northeast Asia more
than Southeast Asia, says Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. …
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/215112/1/.html

‘South Korea Should Raise Intelligence Capabilities’
Korea Times – South Korea
President Roh Moo-hyun said Thursday that South Korea needs to build up
its intelligence capability at least to a level that would allow the country
to stand …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200606/kt2006062222070911990.htm

China Calls United States and Korea to Initiate Dialogue
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
China has urged North Korea and the United States to initiate negotiations
to find a breakthrough in US-North Korean relations that worsened over
to the long …

S. Korea: North Missile Test Not Imminent
Forbes – USA
South Korea’s defense minister said Thursday that Seoul believes North
Korea’s missile launch is not imminent despite concern in the region that
the communist …
www.forbes.com/business/businesstech/feeds/ap/2006/06/22/ap2833274.html

Warning of US ‘reaction’ if North Korea launches missile
Unison.ie – Bray,Ireland
… that a North Korean missile launch would be ``a provocation and a dangerous
action’’ that would lead to the United States imposing ``some cost’’ on
North Korea …
www.unison.ie/breakingnews/index.php3?ca=30&si=93795

Dollar Gains as N. Korea Warns US of `Grave’ Military Danger
Bloomberg – USA
June 22 (Bloomberg) — The dollar gained against the yen and the euro after
North Korea accused the US of sending spy planes into its air space, raising

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=audQRvguk5Xk&refer=top_world_news

Korea Must Be Strong Enough to Repel Japan: Roh
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
… Although Japan has stronger fighting power than Korea, Korea¡¯s national
defense is strong enough to deter Japan from invading,¡± Roh was quoted
as saying. …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606220035.html

Warning of US ‘reaction’ if North korea launches missile
Ireland Online – Dublin,Ireland
… a North Korean missile launch would be “a provocation and a dangerous
action” that would lead to the United States imposing “some cost”
on North Korea. …
breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=186734882&p=y86735588

Russia and China pressure N. Korea
Swissinfo – Switzerland
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia and China urged North Korea on Thursday to head
off a looming diplomatic crisis in its nuclear negotiations with the rest
of the …
www.swissinfo.org/eng/international/ticker/detail/Russia_and_China_pressure
_N_Korea.html?siteSect=143&sid=6826146&cKey=1150995247000

Date: 23 June 2006

Is Iran studying North Korea’s nuclear moves?
Christian Science Monitor – Boston,MA,USA
WASHINGTON – There may be no such thing as a North Korea playbook for
would-be nuclear proliferators. But many Western leaders …
www.csmonitor.com/2006/0623/p01s01-usfp.html

North Korea keeps neighbours guessing
Hindu – Chennai,India
SINGAPORE: The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is keeping
its neighbours guessing about whether or not it would test-fire a long-range
ballistic …
www.hindu.com/2006/06/23/stories/2006062301621500.htm

Senate calls for new N. Korea envoy
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Senate on Thursday demanded the appointment
of a new senior envoy to review and lead policy on North Korea in what
critics say is …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=politicsNews&storyID=2006-06
-23T025805Z_01_N22175741_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH-USA-SENATE.xml&archived=False

Russia Refutes Media Reports of N Korea’s Kim Visit
MOSNEWS – Russia
Officials in Russia played down media speculation Friday that North Korea’s
secretive leader Kim Jong-il had entered the country, the RIA-Novosti
news agency …
www.mosnews.com/news/2006/06/23/nokiminrussia_.shtml

Russia Voices Alarm to N. Korea
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
SEOUL — Russia summoned North Korea’s ambassador Thursday to express
alarm that the regime in Pyongyang might launch a long-range missile,
and the isolated …
www.latimes.com/news/printedition/asection/la-f
g-missile23jun23,1,5296134.story?coll=la-news-a_section

Tough talk on Korea, too late
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
Now they talk like hawks on North Korea, but former Clinton advisors acted
like doves in the 1990s. By Gabriel Schoenfeld, GABRIEL …
www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-
schoenfeld23jun23,0,5235202.story?coll=la-news-comment-opinions

N Korea missile: US will respond
News24 – South Africa
Seoul – South Korea’s top official on dealings with the North cautioned
the communist nation on Friday that it won’t be able to force a change
in US policy by …
www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,6119,2-10-1462_1956562,00.html

Fukuda asks for Indonesia’s cooperation over N. Korea
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
… Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda on Friday asked Indonesia
to help Japan resolve issues related to Japanese citizens kidnapped to
North Korea. …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/news/20060623p2a00m0na042000c.html

S. Korea, US to hold summit in September
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
… Song said he will go to Washington next month to discuss details of
the summit with US National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley. “Recently,
South Korea and the …
english.people.com.cn/200606/23/eng20060623_276679.html

Column One: North Korea and Israel
Jerusalem Post – Israel
This week the crisis was fomented not by Iran but by its ally North Korea,
as Pyongyang made loud preparations ahead of the test launch of an intercontinental

www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150885830850&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

North Korea means business over missiles
Asia Times Online – Kowloon,Hong Kong
SEOUL – The prospect of North Korea firing off a long-range missile conjures
images of the first skirmishes in a Star Wars scenario in which countries
battle …
www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/HF24Dg02.html

US won’t use direct talks with N. Korea
Detroit Free Press – United States
BY BURT HERMAN. TAEPODONG-2: Said to be North Korea’s most advanced missile,
with a range of up to 9,300 miles. Experts estimate …
www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060622/NEWS07/606220390/1001/NEWS

Blix says North Korea greater threat than Iran
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Former UN chief weapons inspector Hans Blix warned Friday that North Korea
represents the most urgent threat to global nuclear security, and he called
on the …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150885835059&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

We won’t shoot down N Korea’s missile, the White House insists
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
… and National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley were out yesterday stressing
the primacy of diplomatic solutions and North Korea’s “rudimentary” capabilities.

www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,19570888%255E31477,00.html

South Korea Warns North Korea That Missile Launch Won’t Win US …
FOX News – USA
SEOUL, South Korea — Japan and Washington agreed Friday to strengthen
cooperation on missile defense amid concerns of a possible long-range
rocket launch by …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,200699,00.html

Developments North Korea missile story
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
… Japan. – South Korea says its foreign minister wants to visit China
next week to discuss concerns about the possible missile launch. …
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1104AP_NKorea_Missile_Developments.html

Date: 24 June

S. Korea to set up unmanned surveillance system to guard
The Hankyoreh – South Korea
South Korea will conduct a trial run of an unmanned surveillance system
this year to guard the demilitarized zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas,
the country’s …
english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_national/135320.html

North Korea Ready To Launch?
CBS News – USA
(CBS/AP) American satellites remained keyed on a launch pad in North Korea
where it appeared a missile was being prepared for launch Friday. …
www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/06/23/world/main1749240.shtml

DPR Korea should heed international calls on missile tests …
UN News Centre
… Secretary-General Kofi Annan today repeated his call for caution on
the part of the authorities of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
(DPRK), pointing …
www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=18989&Cr=DPR&Cr1=

Currencies: North Korea tensions spark dollar demand
International Herald Tribune – France
… Yen losses began in earlier trading as North Korea accused the United
States of sending spy planes into its airspace and warned of a “grave”
clash. …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/22/bloomberg/bxbux.php

N.Korea condemns planned US-led war games
Hindu – Chennai,India
Seoul, June 24 (AP): North Korea blasted US-led military exercises planned
in the Pacific next week as a rehearsal for invasion, amid international
concerns …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200606241121.htm

Pak. thrash Korea to take fifth spot, Argentina finish seventh
Hindu – Chennai,India
Kuala Lumpur, June 24 (UNI): Pakistan hammered Asian Games champion South
Korea 4-1 in the play-off match to take the fifth spot, while Argentina
struck a …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/007200606241222.htm

New Zealand worried over N Korea missile
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
New Zealand’s ambassador to North Korea on Saturday expressed grave concerns
over Pyongyang’s reported plans for a long-range missile test. …
www.ndtv.com/template/template.asp?template=koreanukes
& slug=New+Zealand+worried+over+N+Korea+missile&id=89423&callid=1

N. Korea gives no hint on missile, diplomat says
Jerusalem Post – Israel
North Korea gave no hint of whether it will fire a long-range missile as
widely feared, a New Zealand diplomat said Saturday after a trip to Pyongyang,
as the …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150885836259&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

US defense missile a North Korea option
TMCnet – USA
(UPI Top Stories Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge) President George Bush is
ready to utilize the US missile defense system if North Korea tests a
ballistic missile …
www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/-us-defense-missile-north-korea-option-/2006/06/24/1694465.htm

Date: 25 June 2006

Asia Watches US in Korea Missile Impasse
Forbes – USA
Many Asian nations would cheer if the Americans shot down a long-range
missile tested by North Korea, but a failure would raise unsettling questions
for allies …
www.forbes.com/technology/feeds/ap/2006/06/24/ap2837854.html

Hearing for NZ ambassador to N Korea
TVNZ – New Zealand
New Zealand’s ambassador to North Korea says she requested less isolation
and more transparency from the country when she presented her credentials
there this …
tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411749/765338

US Envoy Faces Tough Job in North Korea
Forbes – USA
… faced down Balkan bad guy Slobodan Milosevic, barricaded himself against
a mob storming the US embassy in Macedonia and been summoned to North
Korea by minions …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/06/24/ap2837863.html

Japan Considers Sanctions Against N.Korea
Forbes – USA
Japan warned on Sunday that it would consider “all options” against North
Korea, including sanctions on oil and food sales, if the reclusive communist
country …
www.forbes.com/work/feeds/ap/2006/06/25/ap2838196.html

North Korea facing economic sanctions by Japan
ABC Asia Pacific – Australia
Japan has again threatened to impose economic sanctions on North Korea
if it launches a ballistic missile. The Japanese Foreign …
abcasiapacific.com/news/stories/asiapacific_stories_1671330.htm

Japan to consider ‘all options’ if North Korea tests long-range …
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
… Japan warned Sunday it would consider “all options” — including severe
sanctions — in response to a possible missile test by North Korea, and
accused the …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/news/20060625p2a00m0na006000c.html

S.Korea foreign minister to visit China
Reuters – USA
… Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon will meet Chinese officials in China on
Monday, and will raise the issue of a possible missile launch by North
Korea, a ministry …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006
-06-25T081546Z_01_SEO67922_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH-CHINA.xml&archived=False

Idea of strike on North Korea missile assailed as overkill
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
A proposal calling on the United States to consider a military assault
on North Korea if it refuses to mothball a new long-range ballistic missile
has roiled …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2006/06/25/MNGV0JK54T1.DTL

Governor visits Indiana troops in South Korea
Indianapolis Star – United States
… Gov. Mitch Daniels visited the Demilitarized Zone between North and
South Korea to thank Indiana soldiers serving on the border. …
www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060625/LOCAL/60625002/1006/NEWS01

N. Korea calls Rimpac rehearsal for invasion
Honolulu Advertiser – Honolulu,HI,USA
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea blasted the upcoming Rimpac naval exercises
off Hawai’i as a rehearsal for invasion. The condemnation …
www.honoluluadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060625/NEWS01/606250369/1190/NEWS

Japan FM: Could Impose Sanctions on N. Korea if Missile Launched
Voice of America – USA
By VOA News. Japan’s foreign minister says Tokyo could impose sanctions
on North Korea if it launches a long-range missile. Taro …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-06-25-voa19.cfm

Sen. Calls for Direct Talks With N. Korea
Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON — A leading Republican senator suggested Sunday that the Bush
administration should talk directly with North Korea as concerns grow
over a possible …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/25/AR2006062500240.html

Conduct the Korea-US Summit for the Korean People
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
South Korea and the United States will hold a summit around September,
the presidential office has announced. It will be the sixth …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606250013.html

Sen. Calls for Direct Talks With N. Korea
Forbes – USA
… “We are not anywhere close to talking about attacking North Korea,
and we should shut up and stop it,” said Sen. … “We need to talk directly
with North Korea. …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/06/25/ap2838489.html

Date: 26 June 2006

South Korea relying on talks with North
United Press International – USA
SEOUL, June 25 (UPI) — South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun Sunday said
the ongoing dialogue with North Korea would ensure peace, the Korean Times
reported. …
www.upi.com/NewsTrack/view.php?StoryID=20060625-035626-4940r

Leading US legislators call for direct talks with North Korea
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
WASHINGTON (AP) – Leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said
the Bush administration should talk directly with North Korea as concerns
grow over a …
www.canada.com/topics/news/world/story.html?id=
2b3452d3-e018-42b2-b9e5-1cf9ff4b3300&k=33731

Governor Daniel’s in Korea
WTHR – Indianapolis,IN,USA
Indianapolis – Governor Mitch Daniels arrived in South Korea this weekend
as part of his ten-day Asian trade mission. So far, the …
www.wthr.com/Global/story.asp?S=5076489&nav=9Tai

Really Bad Ideas on Korea
New York Times – United States
North Korea hasn’t yet tested its new long-range missile, but some bizarre
ideas have already started flying around Washington about the best way
for America …
www.nytimes.com/2006/06/26/opinion/26mon1.html?hp

Leaders of Senate Panel Urge US Talks With North Korea
New York Times – United States
… June 25 (AP) — Leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
said Sunday that the Bush administration should talk directly with North
Korea as concerns …
www.nytimes.com/2006/06/26/world/asia/26korea.html

Commentary: The Missiles of North Korea
KERA – Dallas,TX,USA
By Lee Cullum, KERA 90.1 Commentator. Kim Jong-il, president of North Korea,
is at it again. This time he may be about to test a …
publicbroadcasting.net/kera/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=932367&sectionID=1

Updated US U-2 spy plane arrives in South Korea
Reuters – USA
SEOUL (Reuters) – The US Air Force has deployed an updated version of its
U-2 spy plane in South Korea, but a military official said on Monday the
move was …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=20
06-06-26T062104Z_01_SEO338972_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-USA-PLANE.xml&archived=False

North Korea’s James Bond
Gulf Times – Doha,Qatar
REPORTS North Korea might test a long-ranged ballistic missile that could
hit North America have ignited a major international crisis in what is
one of the …
www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_n
o=2&item_no=94038&version=1&template_id=46&parent_id=26

South Korea’s Jang wins Wegmans LPGA, her second title in a year
SI.com – USA
PITTSFORD, NY (AP) -Golf got easier for Jeong Jang after her surprise win
in the Women’s British Open last summer. “After winning …
sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2006/golf/wires/06/26/2070.ap.glf.lpga.tour.0581/

North Korea will pay a price for missile test: Seoul
Reuters – USA
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea warned North Korea on Monday there would
be a price to pay if it launched a long-range missile, using its strongest
language yet …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2
006-06-26T081832Z_01_SEO93170_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH-RESPONSE.xml&archived=False

FIFA forced to block e-mail from S. Korea
Chicago Sun-Times – United States
FIFA blocked incoming e-mail from South Korea to its Web site because of
a flood of angry messages from fans after the 2002 semifinalists went
out in the first …
www.suntimes.com/output/soccer/cst-spt-cupnt26.html

South Korea’s Main Stock Index Rises
Houston Chronicle – United States
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean shares rose slightly Monday, their
third advance in the past four sessions, with chipmakers leading gains.

www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/fn/4001626.html

North Korea Creates Complex Problem for US, Neighbors
FOX News – USA
WASHINGTON, DC — A modern timeline of relations between the United States
and North Korea is dotted with diplomatic fits and starts, economic sanctions

www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,200933,00.html

Japan toughens stance on N. Korea
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
SEOUL, South Korea – Japan said Sunday that ``all options’’ would be considered
against North Korea, including oil and food sanctions, if the communist
country …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/14903772.htm

TOOL To Support METALLICA In Korea – June 26, 2006
Blabbermouth.net – White Plains,NY,USA
TOOL have been confirmed as direct support for METALLICA on August 15 at
the Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium in Seoul, Korea. This concert …
www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=54209

North Korea must detail missile payload: Bush
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai,India
WASHINGTON: President George W Bush said on Monday that North Korea should
tell the world what it has atop a missile the United States believes it
is preparing …
www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1037860

Bush: N. Korea Should Reveal Nuclear Plans
Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON — President Bush on Monday said North Korea should heed warnings
by China and other nations not to test launch a long-range ballistic missile.

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/26/AR2006062600506.html

S. Korea, China Meet Over N. Korean Missile
FOX News – USA
BEIJING — South Korea’s foreign minister arrived Monday in Beijing to
seek China’s cooperation in halting North Korea’s apparent steps toward
test-launching …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,200995,00.html

Bush: N. Korea Should Reveal Nuclear Plans
Forbes – USA
President Bush on Monday said North Korea should heed warnings by China
and other nations not to test launch a long-range ballistic missile. …
www.forbes.com/technology/ebusiness/feeds/ap/2006/06/26/ap2840933.html

Date: 27 June 2006

Study: N. Korea lifts nuke arsenal
CNN International – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — During US President George W. Bush’s administration,
North Korea has gone from having enough plutonium for one or two nuclear
weapons …
edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/06/26/korea.nuclear.reut/

US to Deploy Missiles to Japan As North Korea Threat Looms
Washington Post – United States
… Reports that North Korea may be preparing to test-fire a long-range
Taepodong-2 ballistic missile have spurred Japan and the United States
to take further …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/26/AR2006062601256.html

Deterrence Works With North Korea
Washington Post – United States
In addressing the threat posed by North Korea, Ashton B. Carter and William
J. Perry [”If Necessary, Strike and Destroy,” op-ed, June 22] ask an important

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/26/AR2006062601226.html

South Korea to host first ARF meeting on eminent persons
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
The inaugural meeting of the ASEAN Regional Forum of Expert and Eminent
Persons (ARF-EEPs) will kick off in South Korea this week, the Malaysian
Foreign …
english.people.com.cn/200606/27/eng20060627_277566.html

N. Korea OKs Human Rights Envoy’s Visit
Houston Chronicle – United States
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has approved plans by a US human rights
envoy to visit an industrial zone run jointly by the two Koreas, a South
Korean …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/4004733.html

Bush, Koizumi eye statement on N. Korea’s missile
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
… President George W. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi
are mulling issuing a special statement that warns against North Korea’s
apparent steps …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/news/20060627p2a00m0na028000c.html

South-North Korea’s Children Laughing in Reunified Germany
OhmyNews International – South Korea
Hyun-sang and other older kids dressed in Hanbok (Korea’s traditional costume)
are surrounding a cute baby Jin. Girls and boys are …
english.ohmynews.com/articleview/article_view.asp?at_code=341661&no=301455&rel_no=1

S. Korea, China: FMs to boost N. Korea diplomacy
Jerusalem Post – Israel
South Korea’s and China’s foreign ministers agreed Tuesday to step up diplomatic
efforts to dissuade Pyongyang from apparent plans to launch a long-range

www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150885861906&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Korea¡¯s First Military-Civilian Satellite Ready for Launch
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
Korea’s first joint civilian-military communications satellite, the Mugunghwa
5, is scheduled for an Aug. 10 launch. The satellite …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606270007.html

Bush Demands N.Korea Reveal Its Missile Plans
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
US President George W. Bush on Monday called on North Korea to reveal what
it has apparently mounted on top of a missile many believe the communist
country is …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606270019.html

Seoul, Beijing Agree N.Korea Must Halt Missile Launch
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
… Minister Ban Ki-Moon on Tuesday told his Chinese counterpart Li Zhaoxing
the two countries must make diplomatic efforts to ensure that North Korea
does not …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606270017.html

Howard to ask for pressure on N Korea
NEWS.com.au – Australia
PRIME Minister John Howard will urge China to pressure North Korea to abandon
its long-range missile program when he meets Premier Wen Jiabao tomorrow.

www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,19611702-1702,00.html

Wal-Mart leaves Korea – was never a success story
Union Network International – Nyon,Switzerland
Wal-Mart will leave South Korea, after years of fruitless efforts to take
a place among the country’s top supermarket retailers. …
www.union-network.org/unicommerce.nsf/0/
B15DE85B4EAD2C6DC125719A0039A076?OpenDocument

N. Korea Accepts Rights Envoy¡¯s Kaesong Visit
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
Washington’s special envoy on human rights in North Korea will likely visit
the communist regime some time next month. According …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606270020.html

US approves $111 mln missile sale to South Korea
Reuters – USA
(RTN.N: Quote, Profile, Research) SM-2 Block IIIB surface-to-air defensive
missiles to South Korea in a deal valued at up to $111 million. …
today.reuters.com/stocks/QuoteCompanyNewsArticle.aspx?view=CN&st
oryID=2006-06-27T144122Z_01_N27208862_RTRIDST_0_ARMS-KOREA.XML&rpc=66

S. Korea, China to boost efforts on North
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
BEIJING – The South Korean and Chinese foreign ministers agreed Tuesday
to step up diplomatic efforts to dissuade North Korea from apparent plans
to test-fire …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/14911932.htm

Date: 28 June 2006

UN ‘should handle N Korea standoff’
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
AUSTRALIA will work through the United Nations to respond to any missile
launch from North Korea, Defence Minister Brendan Nelson has said. …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,19615388%255E23109,00.html

Abductee from South Korea, Yokota daughter to meet kin
The Japan Times – Japan
SEOUL (AP) A South Korean man kidnapped by North Korea decades ago is expected
to bring his daughter — whose mother is believed to be an abducted Japanese

search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20060628a4.html

Sen. Warner: US Prepared if N. Korea Launches Missile
Voice of America – USA
US Defense Department officials Tuesday briefed members of a Senate panel
behind closed doors about the possibility that North Korea may launch
a long-range …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-06-27-voa73.cfm

[Column] North Korea is not Iran
The Hankyoreh – South Korea
It is quite a sight in the United States lately, with Democratic Party
associates suggesting the US should engage in a preemptive attack on North
Korea only to …
english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_editorial/136492.html

South Korea to launch military communications satellite
Telecom Asia Daily / Wireless Asia – Hong Kong
(Associated Press via NewsEdge) South Korea will launch a military communications
satellite in August, officials said. The “Mugunghwa …
www.telecomasia.net/telecomasia/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=340425

Sen. Warner: North Korea Not Ready to Test Long-Range Missile
FOX News – USA
WASHINGTON — North Korea has not completed the steps needed for testing
a long-range missile, a leading senator said Tuesday after a private briefing
from …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,201213,00.html

Aust pledges support for US in N Korea issue
ABC Online – Australia
The Defence Minister has hinted that if North Korea pushes ahead with a
missile launch there will be an international effort to shoot it down.

www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200606/s1673794.htm

China warns N. Korea over missile
CNN International – USA
Protesters make their feelings about North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Il clear
during a rally in Seoul Tuesday. SHENZHEN, China (AP …
edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/06/28/korea.china.nukes.ap/

Provocative missile launch could backfire on North Korea
Seattle Times – United States
Will North Korea test-launch its Taepodong 2 missile? And if North Korea
were to do so, what should be the US response? Although …
seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/opinion/2003089701_jamesna28.html

Seoul urges US to have direct talks with N Korea: report
Hindu – Chennai,India
Seoul, June 28 (AP): South Korea’s Unification Minister on Wednesday urged
the US to engage in direct talks with North Korea over a potential long-range

www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200606281050.htm

Protests Thwart Hearing on Hopes for Korea-US FTA
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
Among the catalogue of demands, the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association
wants the government to prevent imports of Japanese cars produced in the
US …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606270025.html

China Calls for Early Resumption of North Korea Nuclear Talks
Bloomberg – USA
June 28 (Bloomberg) — China’s Premier Wen Jiabao called for the resumption
of six-nation talks on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program ``as soon
as possible …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601080&sid=aBNRu0ziXud4&refer=asia

Man allegedly abducted by North Korea reunites with family
Globe and Mail – Canada
… Mr. Kim was just 16 when he disappeared from a beach on South Korea’s
southwest coast in 1978. … North Korea claims they voluntarily defected.

www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM
.20060628.wreunion0628/BNStory/International/home

Hasty plans a bigger threat than N. Korea
New York Daily News – New York,NY,USA
Rumors abound that North Korea will soon test-fire its Taepodong 2 missile,
which would be capable of reaching targets in the United States. …
www.nydailynews.com/news/ideas_opinions/story/430455p-362903c.html

China’s military has no information on North Korea’s missile plans
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Beijing/Tokyo – China’s military does not have information about North
Korea’s plans to launch a long-range missile, a senior military official
said Wednesday. …
news.monstersandcritics.com/asiapacific/article_1176285.
php/Chinas_military_has_no_information_on_North_Koreas_missile_plans

Leaders urge restraint over N Korea crisis
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
CHINESE Premier Wen Jiabao and John Howard have called for North Korea
and, by implication, the US, to avoid inflaming the nuclear crisis on
the Korean …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,19623627%255E2702,00.html

South urges US to talk to N Korea
Irish Examiner – Cork,Ireland
South Korea’s unification minister today urged the US to engage in direct
talks with North Korea over a potential long-range missile launch. …
www.irishexaminer.com/breaking/story.asp?j=80131170&p=8xy3y47z&n=80131550

Date: 29 June 2006

S. Korea to carry out survey in disputed waters despite Japan’s …
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
South Korea announced Wednesday that it will carry out a scientific survey
near the disputed islets of Dokdo in the East Sea (Sea of Japan) early
next month …
english.people.com.cn/200606/29/eng20060629_278245.html

Patience critical with North Korea
Daily Telegraph – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Prime Minister John Howard has urged patience in the standoff with North
Korea and says China remains the key to resolving the tensions. …
dailytelegraph.news.com.au/story/0,20281,19625664-5001028,00.html

North Korea faces choice between food and missiles
Financial Times – London,England,UK
North Korea could again face severe food shortages, analysts and aid agencies
warned on Wednesday, after South Korea took the unusual step of threatening
to …
www.ft.com/cms/s/fa0e4fee-06f3-11db-81d7-0000779e2340.html

Mother reunited with son 28 years after kidnapping in Korea
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
… who believed her son drowned 28 years ago was reunited with him yesterday
– after discovering that he had been kidnapped by the Stalinist regime
in North Korea …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/
06/29/wkorea29.xml&sSheet=/news/2006/06/29/ixnews.html

S.Korea prosecutors to continue KEB office search
Reuters – USA
SEOUL, June 29 (Reuters) – South Korean prosecutors are searching the head
office of Korea Exchange Bank (KEB) (004940.KS: Quote, Profile, Research),
which may …
today.reuters.com/stocks/QuoteCompanyNewsArticle.aspx?view=CN&storyID
=2006-06-29T021411Z_01_SEO145002_RTRIDST_0_FINANCIAL-KOREA-KEB-URGENT.XML&rpc=66

Japan ship returns amid N. Korea fears
Newsweek – USA
The destroyer is being recalled from exercises with ships from the US and
other allies in waters off Hawaii, amid concerns that North Korea may
soon test-fire …
msnbc.msn.com/id/13602689/

North Korea’s threat
Canon City Daily Record – CO, United States
North Korea’s evident preparations to test one of its Taepodong-2 ballistic
missiles, a weapon with sufficient range to reach portions of the United
States …
www.canoncitydailyrecord.com/Opinion-story.asp?ID=4041

Canada expresses concern about N. Korea’s missile
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday expressed concern about
North Korea’s apparent preparations to launch a Taepodong 2 long-range
ballistic …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/international/news/20060629p2g00m0in014000c.html

Bush, in Last Koizumi Visit, Puts North Korea at Top of Agenda
Bloomberg – USA
… Minister Junichiro Koizumi, in his last US visit as his country’s leader,
meet at the White House today to discuss what to do if North Korea carries
through …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=asKwkeyCX3I4&refer=

G-8 to discuss N. Korea’s missiles, abduction: Lavrov
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
The Group of Eight major countries will discuss the issues of North Korea’s
possible missile test and abduction of Japanese citizens, Russian Foreign
Minister …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/international/news/20060629p2g00m0in013000c.html

Japan orders destroyer home amid North Korea concerns
International Herald Tribune – France
… News agency cited unidentified Japanese and US government officials
who indicated the destroyer was being brought home over concerns that
North Korea may soon …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/29/news/web.0629missile.php

Nelson supports US on North Korea issue
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Defence Minister Brendan Nelson has offered Australian support for any
action the United States may take if North Korea launches a long-range
missile. …
www.theage.com.au/news/National/Nelson-support
s-US-on-North-Korea-issue/2006/06/29/1151174325054.html

South Korea: Court strikes down controversial Newspaper Law
editorsweblog.org – USA
The government enacted the January 2005 law to counter imbalance in South
Korea’s newspaper market, eliminating perceived monopolies by limiting
the combined …
www.editorsweblog.org/print_newspapers/2006/06/
south_korea_court_strikes_down_controver.php

Seoul to Promote Knowledge Sharing With N. Korea
Korea Times – South Korea
By Kim Sung-jin. The government Thursday said it will continue to promote
various projects to exchange economic knowledge with the reclusive North
Korea. …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/biz/200606/kt2006062918213411910.htm

South, North Korea aim for unified Olympic team
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
Negotiators from South and North Korea on Thursday launched talks on the
prospect of forming of a unified team for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing,
officials said …
www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__sport/&articleid=275793

US, N.Korea &to Meet One-on-One if N-Talks Resume*
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
The chief presidential security secretary Song Min-soon said Thursday the
US and North Korea ?will have no choice§ but to hold bilateral talks
when six …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606290011.html

Seoul cajoles N Korea to return to talks
Financial Times – London,England,UK
North Korea would be able to hold direct discussions with the US if it
returned to the six-party talks on its nuclear ambitions, a senior South
Korean …
www.ft.com/cms/s/314ea42e-076a-11db-9067-0000779e2340.html

Bush says unacceptable for N.Korea to test missile
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Bush on Thursday warned North Korea against
test-firing a long-range missile and underscored concerns about its nuclear

today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID
=2006-06-29T161530Z_01_WBT005615_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH-BUSH.xml

North Korea missile launch ‘unacceptable’: Bush
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai,India
US President George W Bush said Thursday that he and visiting Japanese
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi agreed that a missile launch by North
Korea would be …
www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1038530

Japan recalls destroyer amidst North Korea missile fears
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
… Aegis-equipped destroyer from US-led military exercises off Hawaii
in an apparent defensive move against a possible missile launch by North
Korea, the Maritime …
news.monstersandcritics.com/asiapacific/article_117658
5.php/Japan_recalls_destroyer_amidst_North_Korea_missile_fears

Bush and Koizumi warn N. Korea against missile launch
Reuters.uk – UK
… Reuters) – US President George W. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister
Junichiro Koizumi used a White House summit on Thursday to warn North
Korea against test …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=
2006-06-29T181700Z_01_N28424975_RTRUKOC_0_UK-JAPAN-USA.xml&archived=False

Date: 30 June 2006

South Korea court rules restrictive press laws unconstitutional
JURIST – USA
[JURIST] South Korea’s Constitutional Court [official website] on Thursday
struck down as unconstitutional provisions in the controversial Newspaper
Law and …
jurist.law.pitt.edu/paperchase/2006/06/south-korea-court-rules-restrictive.php

S.Korea, DPRK fail to reach agreement on forming single team in …
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
South Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) failed
to reach an agreement on forming single team in Asian Games and the Olympic
Games after …
english.people.com.cn/200606/30/eng20060630_278574.html

N. Korea Missile Test May Bring End to Nuclear Talks, Hill Says
Bloomberg – USA
June 30 (Bloomberg) — A long-range missile test by North Korea would call
into question commitments by the US and other countries to give security
guarantees …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=ax.yTgMufuW0&refer=

US official says trip to N.Korea ‘problematic’ now
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Visiting North Korea while the communist state appears
ready to test-fire a long-range missile would be “problematic,” a senior
US …
in.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=
2006-06-30T015114Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_India-257505-1.xml&archived=False

North Korea’s return to six-party framework ‘is key to talks with …
Financial Times – London,England,UK
The US would have no choice but to hold direct discussions with North Korea
if Pyongyang returned to the six-party talks on its nuclear ambitions,
a senior …
www.ft.com/cms/s/7a0d31e2-07d5-11db-9067-0000779e2340.html

US official says trip to N Korea ‘problematic’ now
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai,India
WASHINGTON: Visiting North Korea while the communist state appears ready
to test-fire a long-range missile would be “problematic,” a senior US
diplomat told a …
www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1038656

North Korea accuses US of conducting spy flights
INQ7.net – Philippines
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea claimed Friday that the United States
conducted at least 220 spy flights against it in June, amid worries the
communist …
newsinfo.inq7.net/breakingnews/world/view_article.php?article_id=7490

Seoul to Draw Up New N.Korea Policy Roadmap
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
The South Korean government plans to draw up a comprehensive policy roadmap
by September, involving relations with North Korea. …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606300009.html

Hill Says No Direct Talks between US and N. Korea
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
… Christopher Hill says Washington will not engage in direct talks with
Pyongyang, adding that he thinks it is problematic for him to go to North
Korea at the …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200606/200606300010.html

Bush, Koizumi warn N. Korea on missile
Chicago Tribune – United States
JAPAN — Side by side in Washington, President Bush and Japanese Prime
Minister Junichiro Koizumi warned North Korea on Thursday to cancel any
plans to test …
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0
606300113jun30,1,5525670.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

US Negotiator to North Korea Says Missile Test Launch Could Derail …
Voice of America – USA
The top US negotiator to talks on North Korea’s nuclear program is warning
that a long-range missile test by Pyongyang could seriously derail six-party
nuclear …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-06-30-voa11.cfm

South Korea Area III curfew information will be amended
Stars and Stripes – Washington,D.C.,USA
PYEONGTAEK, South Korea — Officials at Camp Humphreys will correct an
official Web site that incorrectly lists weekend curfew hours within the
Army’s Area …
www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=38315

    
 
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