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Date: 17 October 2006

Philippines, Singapore, South Korea: Asia Local Bond Preview
Bloomberg – USA
… {CTSGD10YR DES }. South Korea {NDFB }: The central bank will sell 2.5
trillion won ($2.6 billion) of two-year bonds today. The notes were last
sold on Sept. …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601080&sid=ansn53YVyOEw&refer=asia

Second N Korea nuke test possible
Bangkok Post – Thailand
Tokyo/Seoul (dpa) – Japan and South Korea have received intelligent reports
Tuesday that indicate North Korea could be making preparations for a second
nuclear …
www.bangkokpost.com/breaking_news/breakingnews.php?id=113623

Bank of China halts some N.Korea remittances-media
Reuters – USA
TOKYO, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Some branches of the Bank of China have halted
remittances to North Korea, Japanese media said on Tuesday, just over a
week after the …
today.reuters.com/News/CrisesArticle.aspx?storyId=T95551

North Korea: The Bigger (Non-Nuclear) Threat
Popular Mechanics – USA
… 16, 2006 — Watching the United Nations Security Council grind its way
to a compromise resolution on North Korea, it’s hard to avoid returning to
one question …
www.popularmechanics.com/technology/military_law/4199791.html

Will Sanctions Stop North Korea? (4 Letters)
New York Times – United States
“Security Council Supports Sanctions on North Korea” (front page, Oct.
15) related the evident pleasure of our national security …
www.nytimes.com/2006/10/17/opinion/l17korea.html

N Korea may be preparing for second test
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
The United States, Japan and South Korea say there are signs North Korea
may be preparing to carry out a second nuclear test. US …
www.theage.com.au/news/World/N-Korea-may-be-
preparing-for-second-test/2006/10/17/1160850898956.html

Air samples confirm North Korea nuke explosion
CTV.ca – Canada
The United States confirms that North Korea did conduct an underground
nuclear explosion last week, National Intelligence Director John
Negroponte’s office …
www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20061015
/korea_nuclear_061016/20061016?hub=CTVNewsAt11

US, Japan, S. Korea agreed on nuclear talks
CCTV – Beijing,China
The United States and Japan have agreed to swiftly enforce tough sanctions
against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea over its reported nuclear
test. …
www.cctv.com/english/20061017/100879.shtml

I plan to focus on North Korea, says new man in charge of UN
Times Online – UK
THE South Korean elected to be the next UN Secretary-General plans to
appoint a special envoy to North Korea when he takes over in January,
filling a job left …
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-2406855,00.html

North Korea says UN sanctions are a declaration of war
EiTB – Euskadi,Spain
The UN sanctions against North Korea for its nuclear test are a declaration
of war, and the country will “deal merciless blows” if the nation’s
sovereignty is …
www.eitb24.com/portal/eitb24/noticia/en/international-news/
nuclear-crisis-north-korea-says-un-sanctions-are-a-declaration
-of?itemId=B24_15792&cl=%2Feitb24%2Finternacional&idioma=en

North Korea crackdown
Detroit Free Press – United States
… divisions over how to impose the sanctions, with Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice to arrive in Japan on Wednesday before traveling to South
Korea and China. …
www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061017/NEWS07/610170351/1009

North Korea condemns UN sanctions
BBC Bulgaria – Bulgaria
North Korea says UN sanctions imposed after its nuclear bomb test are a
declaration of war, state media says. Pyongyang also warned …
news.bbc.co.uk/go/click/rss/1.0/-/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/6057718.stm

North Korea: UN resolution a ‘declaration of war’
CNN – USA
(CNN) — Blaming the United States for instigating UN Security Council
sanctions against it, North Korea on Tuesday called the resolution approved
over the …
www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/10/17/nkorea.sanctions/

North Korea talks not on agenda for Rice trip
Washington Post – United States
… At each stop on a high profile visit to Asia and Russia this week, US
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will talk about North Korea’s nuclear
program, but …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/17/AR2006101700043.html

Date: 16 October 2006

US Satisfied With UN Resolution Sanctioning North Korea
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
US officials say Washington is happy with the UN Security Council
resolution that imposes weapons sanctions on North Korea. Pyongyang …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200610/200610160023.html

North Korea return to 6-way talks won’t end sanctions – US
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
TOKYO (Reuters) – US Ambassador to Japan Thomas Schieffer said on Monday a
return by North Korea to stalled six-party talks on its nuclear programme
would not …
in.today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&story
ID=2006-10-16T111731Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_India-272376-2.xml

UN declares tough sanctions on North Korea
ABC Online – Australia
TONY EASTLEY: The United Nations Security Council has declared tough
sanctions against North Korea. Now it’s a question of who’s going to
enforce them. …
www.abc.net.au/am/content/2006/s1765496.htm

China faces test with North Korea
Taipei Times – Taiwan
North Korea’s claim to have successfully tested a nuclear device last
Monday stirred up a hornet’s nest in the international community. …
www.taipeitimes.com/News/editorials/archives/2006/10/16/2003332005

Iran rejects UNSC sanctions against North Korea
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he rejects UN Security Council
sanctions against North Korea for conducting a nuclear weapons test, and he
accused …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=11591934491
75&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Rice goes to Korea, via China
USA Today – USA
… The frenzied activity over North Korea’s declared nuclear test is, on
one level, remarkable. On Saturday, less than a week after …
blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2006/10/post_20.html

US expects China to act against N Korea
MSN Money – USA
A return by North Korea to the stalled six-party talks on its nuclear
programme would not be sufficient to end United Nations-led sanctions
against the …
moneycentral.msn.com/inc/news/providerredir.
asp?feed=FT&Date=20061016&ID=6103786

Japanese MSDF may put priority on North Korea: defense chief
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
Defense Minister Fumio Kyuma indicated the possibility Monday that the
Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Forces will place priority on North Korea.

mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/news/20061016p2a00m0na019000c.html

Japan looks to hit North Korea with additional sanctions
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
Japan will consider additional sanctions against North Korea after the
adoption of a resolution by the United Nations Security Council for
sanctions against …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/news/20061016p2a00m0na018000c.html

China steps up inspection of North Korea trade following UN …
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
DANDONG, China – Customs inspectors in China, North Korea’s main trading
partner, examined cargo trucks bound for the North more closely on Monday
after the …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/
theworld/2006/October/theworld_October608.xml&section=theworld

Beijing pressed to enforce N. Korea embargo
Globe and Mail – Canada
WASHINGTON — The United States pressed China yesterday to enforce UN
penalties against North Korea and use economic leverage to persuade
Beijing’s Communist …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20
061016.NKOREA16/TPStory/TPInternational/America/

US looks to China, Japan to act on N.Korea sanctions
Reuters – USA
TOKYO (Reuters) – The United States said on Monday it expected China to
implement UN sanctions against North Korea despite misgivings, and warned
Pyongyang …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-1
0-16T081653Z_01_N14268552_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH.xml&
WTmodLoc=NewsHome-C1-topNews-3

Pakistan to abide by UN sanctions against North Korea, official …
International Herald Tribune – France
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan said Monday it will abide by the United
Nations sanctions imposed on North Korea after it said it had carried out a
nuclear test. …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/16/news/AS_GEN_Pakistan_NKorea_Sanctions.php

North Korea’s No. 2 leader vows to beef up military, defeat US
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. SEOUL, South Korea North Korea’s No. 2 ranking leader on Monday vowed
to strengthen the military and defeat the United States. …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/16/asia/AS_GEN_NKorea_Military.php

China erects barbed wire fence along border with North Korea
International Herald Tribune – France
HUSHAN, China China has been building a massive barbed wire and concrete
fence along parts of its border with North Korea in the most visible sign
of Beijing’s …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/16/asia/AS_GEN_China_NKorea_Fence.php

Diane Sawyer Reports From Inside North Korea
ABC News – USA
… 16, 2006 — Over the weekend, the UN Security Council voted
unanimously to impose tough sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear test,
including inspections …
abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=2572077

UN agreement over North Korea sanctions short lived
ABC Online – Australia
ELEANOR HALL: Overseas now, and the united international front against
North Korea has begun to crumble. The divisions are emerging …
www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2006/s1765785.htm

US Reviews War Plan on N. Korea
Korea Times – South Korea
The United States is mapping out a new theater war plan on the Korean
Peninsula aimed at striking weapons of mass destruction in North Korea,
reports said …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/200610/kt2006101617231910160.htm

US Expects China’s Backing on N. Korea
FOX News – USA
WASHINGTON — The Bush administration, citing new inspections by the
Chinese of trucks bound for North Korea, said Monday it expected China
would do its part …
www.foxnews.com/wires/2006Oct16/0,4670,USNKorea,00.html

US officials optimistic about China
Tampa Bay's 10 – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
WASHINGTON (AP) — There are signs that China is going along with UN
sanctions against North Korea. Undersecretary of State for …
www.tampabays10.com/news/national/article.aspx?storyid=41767

Russia, S. Korea leaders urge stabilization around N. Korea
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, October 16 (RIA Novosti) – The presidents of Russia and South Korea
have highlighted the need to coordinate international efforts to stabilize
the …
en.rian.ru/russia/20061016/54856734.html

METALS STOCKS Gold within sight of $600 on North Korea tensions
MarketWatch – USA
… Gold futures rose early Monday and came within close range of $600 an
ounce, supported by the latest developments related to North Korea and its
nuclear …
www.marketwatch.com/News/Story/Story.aspx?dist=newsfinder
& siteid=mktw&guid=%7B616BA763-90D0-4D1B-A0C2-35699478C112%7D

Nick Eberstadt on World Community’s Response to North Korea
FOX News – USA
PAUL GIGOT, HOST: North Korea’s claim that it tested a nuclear weapon this
week sparked global outrage, but no decisive action from the world
community. …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,221138,00.html

US, China and Japan Plan Korea Sanctions
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Seoul, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The US, Japan, and South Korea will hold a
top level meeting in that capital to coordinate the sanctions to be taken
after the UN …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B2F88D6CA-8883-404B-A117-E117A137FCC9%7D)&language=EN

US Testing Confirms North Korea Nuke Test
FOX News – USA
WASHINGTON — The United States confirmed Monday that North Korea did
conduct a nuclear test on Oct. 9, 2006. “Analysis of air …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,221182,00.html

China Said to Start Enforcing North Korea Sanctions
New York Times – United States
China has begun inspecting trucks crossing its border with North Korea, a
senior State Department official said today, despite statements by Chinese
officials …
www.nytimes.com/2006/10/16/world/asia/17koreacnd.html?hp&e
x=1161057600&en=891cb4c4775510b3&ei=5094&partner=homepage

Bush and Singh discuss civil nuclear cooperation and North Korea
International Herald Tribune – France
… Bush spoke Monday with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, discussing
a US-Indian plan to share civilian nuclear technology and North Korea’s
claimed nuclear …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/16/america/NA_GEN_US_India.php

N Korea pits US will against China’s
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in North Asia today on
mission impossible – getting China, the key player in bringing North Korea
into line, to …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/stor
y_page/0,5744,20594073%255E31477,00.html

US Expects China’s Backing on N. Korea
ABC News – USA
President Bush delivers a statement about North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 14,
2006, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. …
www.abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory?id=2572815

US pushes through UN resolution against North Korea
Asian Tribune – Bangkok,Thailand
The US administration has prepared the way for an escalating confrontation
with North Korea over its nuclear test last Monday, by pushing tough new
sanctions …
www.asiantribune.com/index.php?q=node/2555

Rice warns that UN sanctions on North Korea should be seen as a …
International Herald Tribune – France
WASHINGTON Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned on Monday that UN
sanctions on North Korea should be seen by Iran as well as a strong signal
to abandon …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/16/america/NA_GEN_US_NKorea_Rice.php

Survey: 81% say threat from N. Korea stronger
The Daily Yomiuri – Osaka,Japan
About 81 percent of Japanese polled in a recent Yomiuri Shimbun opinion
survey said their recognition of North Korea as a threat strengthened
because of the …
www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/20061017TDY01004.htm

Air samples confirm N. Korea nuke test
Houston Chronicle – United States
… WASHINGTON — Air samples gathered last week contain radioactive
materials that confirm that North Korea conducted an underground nuclear
explosion, National …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/politics/4262323.html

N. Korea, Facing Sanctions, Steals Show at Pusan Film Festival
Bloomberg – USA
Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) — As the United Nations passed its toughest sanctions
yet against North Korea for a nuclear test, two documentaries about the
isolationist …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=a6bOt2SCHTEA&refer=home

Ted Turner says the United Nations is handling North Korea crisis …
International Herald Tribune – France
… Turner praised the UN’s handling of two crises with potential for
devastating escalation: Israel’s war against Hezbollah in Lebanon and North
Korea’s claim to …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/16/america/NA_GEN_US_Ted_Turner_UN.php

China will inspect cargo from North Korea for illegal weapons and …
International Herald Tribune – France
UNITED NATIONS China will implement a UN Security Council resolution and
inspect cargo from North Korea for illegal weapons and missiles, China’s UN
ambassador …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/16/news/UN_GEN_Koreas_Nuclear.php

Date: 15 October 2006

UN-Sanctions against North Korea
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
The five permanent members of the United Nations have voted in favour of
sanctions against North Korea. The five have voted unanimoulsy …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=385471&lng=1

Fallout from North Korea bomb heralds new era of global anxiety
Scotland on Sunday – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
His announcement that he exploded a nuclear weapon last week puts North
Korea in place as the ninth member of the nuclear club, and the world has
changed for …
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=1527542006

UN Votes to Punish North Korea for Nuclear Test
Voice of America – USA
By Peter Heinlein. The Security Council has voted unanimously to punish
North Korea for its apparent nuclear test. Pyongyang’s ambassador …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-10-14-voa25.cfm

North Korea must be forced to blink first
Scotland on Sunday – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
So the Democratic People’s Republic of (North) Korea (when states proclaim
themselves democratic or popular, one knows what to expect) now enjoys
nuclear status …
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=1527402006

Security Council imposes sanctions on North Korea
Spero News – USA
by Spero News | Tags: un, north korea, nuclear weapons. Following intensive
negotiations triggered earlier this month when the Democratic …
www.speroforum.com/site/article.asp?id=6081

US: UN Reaches N. Korea Resolution
Niagara Gazette – Niagara Falls,NY,USA
… States, Britain and France overcame last-minute differences with Russia
and China on a UN resolution imposing punishing sanctions on North Korea,
US Ambassador …
www.niagara-gazette.com/feeds/apcontent/apstories/ap
storysection/D8KOHT5O0.xml.txt/resources_apstoryview

UN united but will North Korea listen?
BBC News – UK
The Security Council vote imposing sanctions on North Korea is a
significant demonstration of international solidarity against a rogue state
but whether it …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6052178.stm

UN votes unanimously to impose sanctions on North Korea
China Daily – China
… The United Nations Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a
resolution imposing sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of
Korea (DPRK)for …
www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2006-10/15/content_708287.htm

North Korea test
PakTribune.com – Pakistan
North Korea has tested a nuclear device. The main reason for the nuclear
test by North Korea is that this reclusive state was pushed to the wall by
the US. …
www.paktribune.com/news/index.php?id=157182

NZ supports UN decision on North Korea
Ninemsn – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
… Foreign Minister Winston Peters says his country supports the United
Nations decision to impose financial and weapons sanctions on North Korea
for its claimed …
news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=152604

Japan considering extra sanctions against North Korea
Reuters.uk – UK
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is considering more steps against North Korea in
addition to a UN Security Council vote to impose financial and weapons
sanctions on …
today.reuters.co.uk/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006-10
-15T021457Z_01_SP138887_RTRUKOC_0_UK-KOREA-NORTH-JAPAN.xm
l&WTmodLoc=HP-C3-World-3

Australia welcomes ‘surprisingly tough’ UN sanctions on North …
International Herald Tribune – France
CANBERRA, Australia Australia welcomed new UN sanctions against North Korea
as “surprisingly tough,” and is considering imposing even stronger measures
of its …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/15/asia/AS_GEN_Australia_Koreas_Nuclear.php

UN Votes Unanimously To Sanction N. Korea
All Headline News – USA
… AHN) – Despite worries that Russia and China might block a final vote
on a UN Security Council resolution to impose sanctions on N. Korea, the
international …
www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7005179931

Aust keeps diplomatic ties with North Korea
ABC Online – Australia
PAULA KRUGER: Still on North Korea, Australia is backing the imposition of
a United Nations regime, but Canberra has stopped short of cutting
diplomatic …
www.abc.net.au/correspondents/content/2006/s1764724.htm

UN Imposes Sanctioning on North Korea for nuclear test
Korea Times – South Korea
14) to impose sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear test, including ship
searches for banned weapons, asset freeze and travel ban on persons
released to …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200610/kt2006101513291311950.htm

China fears consequences of North Korea collapse
Reuters – USA
… economic pressures that could impact the stability of its government —
those are the worst fears for China in the event its neighbor, North Korea,
collapsed. …
today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006-10
-15T034153Z_01_PEK68218_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH-DOOMSDAY.xm
l&WTmodLoc=IntNewsHome_C2_worldNews-3

Russian envoy arrives in S. Korea for talks
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Russia’s nuclear envoy arrived in South Korea on Sunday for meetings on the
North Korean nuclear standoff, amid intense diplomacy aimed at averting a
greater …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1159193441390
&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Seoul Hails North Korea Resolution
Korea Times – South Korea
By Park Song-wu. The government on Sunday welcomed the UN Security
Council’s resolution adopted unanimously to sanction North Korea for its
nuclear test on Oct. …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200610/kt2006101517174811990.htm

N. Korea tests China’s role on world stage
Toronto Star – Ontario, Canada
… When China was going through its own period of paranoid madness under
Mao in the 1960s, it began providing North Korea with nuclear assistance.

www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/A
rticle_Type1&c=Article&cid=1160825229038&call_pageid=968256290204&
col=968350116795

Negotiations Must Follow UN’s North Korea Action, Analysts Say
Bloomberg – USA
Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) — The United Nations Security Council resolution
punishing North Korea for a suspected nuclear test will only be effective
if the Bush …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aNBnUd0.NnIE&refer=home

North Korea considering return to six-party talks: Russian envoy
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
MOSCOW – North Korea still hopes six-party talks on its nuclear programme
will continue and will decide on returning to the negotiating table after
studying …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/th
eworld/2006/October/theworld_October570.xml&section=theworld

Italian Graves in Korea Not Forgotten
OhmyNews International – South Korea
Yanghwajin Foreigners’ Cemetery is arguably the oldest cemetery of its kind
in Korea — the only exception being the British navy’s cemetery on Komundo
Island …
english.ohmynews.com/articleview/article_view.asp?no=323070&rel_no=1

UN resolution on N. Korea unbiased – Russian MP
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, October 15 (RIA Novosti) – The UN Security Council’s resolution on
North Korea drafted by the United States is unbiased and balanced, a senior
Russian …
en.rian.ru/russia/20061015/54824565.html

Reports: Russian envoy praises UN resolution on N. Korea; says …
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. MOSCOW A top Russian diplomat praised the UN Security Council
resolution on North Korea and said Pyongyang did not intend to abandon the
six-nation talks on …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/15/europe/EU_GEN_Russia_NKorea.php

History repeats itself as North Korea stokes nuclear crisis
International Herald Tribune – France
SEOUL, South Korea During the first North Korean nuclear crisis in 1994, US
warplanes were poised to attack the country’s worrisome nuclear reactor
before US …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/15/asia/AS_GEN_Koreas_Standoff_Revisited.php

Russian envoy: N. Korea expresses commitment to denuclearization
USA Today – USA
… Alexeyev was in Pyongyang last week — the first known foreign
official to travel there since North Korea’s claimed Oct. 9 nuclear test
explosion. …
www.usatoday.com/news/world/2006-10-15-talks-nuclear_x.htm?POE=NEWISVA

Ban Ki-Moon: Rice Should Talk with North Korea
ABC News – USA
15, 2006 — US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice should have diplomatic
talks with North Korea, UN Secretary-General-Designate Ban Ki-moon told
Bill Weir on …
www.abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=2569249&page=1

Enforcing N. Korea Sanctions Looks Tough
Guardian Unlimited – UK
… SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – The approval of UN Security Council sanctions
against North Korea was unanimous, but sharp divisions remained Sunday over
how to …
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-6148906,00.html

South Korea Revises Suspected Test Site
Korea Times – South Korea
SEOUL (Yonhap) _ South Korea’s state-run geoscience institute said Sunday
that it has adjusted the epicenter of North Korea’s suspected nuclear bomb
blast …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200610/kt2006101522233011990.htm

North Korea’s balancing act just got harder
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
NORTH Korea runs a trade deficit of about $US1 billion a year, importing
about twice as much as it exports. Just how it funds this …
www.smh.com.au/news/business/north-koreas-balancing-
act-just-got-harder/2006/10/15/1160850814659.html

Australia Calls UN North Korea Decision ‘Tough’
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
In a statement, Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said,
“obviously it wasn’t possible for the Americans, on their part, and the
British and French …
www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20061015&hn=37375

BBC: North Korea Wants to Continue Talks
Focus News – Sofia,Bulgaria
… The UN Security Council approved unanimously resolution for sanctions
concerning North Korea in response of the nuclear arms test.
www.focus-fen.net/index.php?id=n97674

Other Views: The Australian, The Times, Korea Times
International Herald Tribune – France
… (The Times). SEOUL: North Korea’s nuclear test has ushered in a new
security environment. Military drills against nuclear attacks will have to
be intensified. …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/10/15/news/edother3.php

US presses China for tough action against North Korea as Rice …
International Herald Tribune – France
WASHINGTON The United States on Sunday pressed China to heed a UN
resolution intended to punish North Korea for its claimed nuclear test as
Secretary of State …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/15/america/NA_GEN_Koreas_Nuclear.php

N. Korea nuclear test: Happened or not?
Ynetnews – Israel
Security Council imposes sanctions on N. Korea for nuclear test last week.
… N. Korea still unable to mount nuclear attack / Associated Press. …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3315282,00.html

N Korea rejects ‘gangster’ UN sanctions
Aljazeera.net – Qatar
North Korea has rejected the financial and weapons sanctions imposed on it
by the UN Security Council in response to its nuclear test. …
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/85B3167F-0718-46C8-849D-8C76EE910C0C.htm

World diplomats push for enforcing N. Korea sanctions
Reuters.uk – UK
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States insisted on Sunday that China had
an obligation to help enforce new UN sanctions on North Korea for its
claimed …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsarticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-10-1
5T170832Z_01_N14268552_RTRUKOC_0_UK-KOREA-NORTH.xml&WTmod
Loc=Top+News-C1-Headline-5

US presses to enforce North Korea resolution
Christian Science Monitor – Boston,MA,USA
… WASHINGTON – Armed with a unanimously passed Security Council
resolution imposing the toughest sanctions yet on North Korea, Secretary of
State Condoleezza …
www.csmonitor.com/2006/1016/p01s01-usfp.html

Global crackdown begins on N Korea, neighbours divided
Financial Express – Bombay,India
SEOUL, OCT 15: North Korea’s neighbours were divided on Sunday over UN
sanctions meant to punish the communist regime, with Japan and Australia
preparing …
www.financialexpress.com/fe_full_story.php?content_id=143540

China erects North Korea border fence
The Daily Yomiuri – Osaka,Japan
Ahead of the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution against
Pyongyang, China increased security along its border with North Korea by
building fences in …
www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/world/20061016TDY02005.htm

US hands off Korea!
The Militant – New York,NY,USA
… Workers Party calls on working people in the United States and
throughout the world to oppose the rapidly accelerating threats against
north Korea by the US …
www.themilitant.com/2006/7040/704001.html

Korea Exchange Signs Cooperation Pact with NASDAQ
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
The Korea Exchange has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the
tech-heavy NASDAQ in New York. The new agreement on Friday involves …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200610/200610160014.html

Navy ‘too weak’ for big role in Korea blockade
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
Plans to impose a blockade of North Korea to prevent the regime acquiring
nuclear weapons were thrown in disarray last night. China …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/10/16/wnkorea16.xml

North Korea UN Sanctions
CNN – USA
PARK: The United States wanted quick action against North Korea and that’s
what it got. After last week’s nuclear test claim, the …
www.cnn.com/2006/EDUCATION/10/15/transcript.mon/

US presses China to enforce UN punishment against North Korea
EiTB – Euskadi,Spain
The United States insisted on Sunday that China had an obligation to help
enforce new UN sanctions on North Korea for its claimed nuclear test,
despite …
www.eitb24.com/portal/eitb24/noticia/en/international-news/sanctions-on-
north-korea-us-presses-china-to-enforce-un-punishmen?itemId=B24_1558
3&cl=%2Feitb24%2Finternacional&idioma=en

US urges China action on N Korea
BBC News – UK
The US is urging China to fully implement United Nations sanctions imposed
on North Korea following its nuclear test last week. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6053728.stm

Date: 14 October 2006

Rice to visit China, Japan, S.Korea next week
Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will visit
Japan, South Korea and China next week to try to bolster a US push for
tough action …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/13/AR2006101301075.html

Analyst on N. Korea: Arms race greater danger than terrorism
CNN – USA
(CNN) — North Korea’s purported test of a nuclear device has set off
alarms around the world … South Korea and Japan are the countries mostly
of interest here. …
www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/10/13/cnna.kristensen/

Mystery deepens over N. Korea nuke blast
Houston Chronicle – United States
… aircraft sweeping Asian skies without success for a hint of krypton or
a sign of strontium have deepened the mystery over North Korea’s claimed
nuclear …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/4258045.html

North Korea ready to return to talks
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
North Korea is ready to return to six-party talks on its nuclear program, a
senior Russian official said in Pyongyang, as Moscow said Russia and China
opposed …
www.theage.com.au/news/World/North-Korea-ready-
to-return-to-talks/2006/10/14/1160246356070.html

US: ‘Good news’ if N. Korea willing to negotiate
Jerusalem Post – Israel
White House spokesman Tony Snow said Friday that North Korea’s apparent
willingness to return to negotiations over its nuclear program would be
“good news” if …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=115919343392
6&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Delta returns to Korea; CEO plans retirement
Bizjournals.com – Charlotte,NC,USA
Delta Air Lines said it is returning to Korea as part of a larger Pacific
expansion, while its CEO said he’ll retire after bankruptcy reorganization.

memphis.bizjournals.com/memphis/stories/2006/10/09/daily51.html

North Korea spawns new fears as member of nuclear club
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
… North Korea’s missile sales and illicit activity, its involvement in
terrorism and its ability to seal off its people from the outside world and
to hide the …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/15754126.htm

Russian envoy calls North Korea trip ‘useful,’ says he pressed for …
International Herald Tribune – France
BEIJING A Russian nuclear envoy who visited North Korea said Saturday he
pressed the North to return to six-nation nuclear disarmament talks but
didn’t say how …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/14/asia/AS_GEN_Koreas_Nuclear_Russia_NKorea.php

Embargo halts families’ care packages from Japan to North Korea
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
TOKYO – Japan’s decision to ban all shipping to North Korea starting
Saturday in response to the North’s apparent nuclear test this week will
cut off care …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/15754570.htm

Japan eyes harder financial sanctions on N. Korea: senior official
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
… minister in charge of economic and fiscal policy at the Cabinet Office,
said Friday that Japan intends to impose stricter financial sanctions on
North Korea. …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/news/20061014p2a00m0na003000c.html

South Korea still seeking confirmation of North Korean nuclear …
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. SEOUL, South Korea South Korea’s nuclear agency said Saturday it is
still seeking confirmation of whether a North Korean weapon test was
nuclear, despite US …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/14/asia/AS_GEN_SKorea_Radioactivity_Levels.php

Japanese Cabinet bans all imports from North Korea
Taipei Times – Taiwan
North Korea had threatened to retaliate if Japan went ahead with the
measures, decided by its top security panel on Wednesday but largely
symbolic given the …
www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2006/10/14/2003331714

UN expects to slap sanctions on North Korea
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
The United Nations Security Council expects to impose arms and financial
sanctions on North Korea on Saturday for its reported nuclear weapons test,
with …
www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=286714&area
=/breaking_news/breaking_news__international_news/

US says 1 test from North Korea consistent with nuclear blast
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. WASHINGTON One of many tests conducted since North Korea’s claimed
nuclear test found a radioactive gas consistent with an atomic explosion,
but the US …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/14/america/NA_GEN_US_NKorea.php

Rice to visit Japan, S. Korea, China
China Daily – China
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will visit Japan, South Korea and
China on October 17-22, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian affairs

www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2006-10/14/content_708249.htm

US intelligence collecting clues to determine nature of North …
International Herald Tribune – France
… in detective work with international implications as they sort through
data — still coming in — on the underground detonation in North Korea
earlier this …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/14/america/NA_GEN_US_NKorea_Detecting_Nukes.php

United Nations General Assembly endorses South Korea’s Ban Ki …
Asian Tribune – Bangkok,Thailand
New York NY 14 October (Asiantribune.com): The United Nations General
Assembly on Friday endorsed South Korea’s foreign minister Ban Ki-Moon
the next …
www.asiantribune.com/index.php?q=node/2507

Rice to visit Japan, China, S. Korea, Russia for talks on N. Korea
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will visit Japan and three other
members of the so-called six-party talks on dismantling North Korea’s
nuclear programs …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/news/20061014p2a00m0na015000c.html

Ex-S.Korea leader says US must talk to North
Scotsman – United Kingdom
… Kim, political prisoner turned president, won the Nobel Peace Prize in
2000 for his “sunshine policy” of engagement with reclusive North Korea, a
policy that …
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=1523212006

Russia: N. Korea must not be threated with force
Jerusalem Post – Israel
By AP. Russia’s defense minister warned Saturday that possible UN sanctions
against North Korea shouldn’t contain a threat of using force. …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=11591934365
19&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Ban asks UNSC to take action against N Korea
Hindustan Times – India
… The strong remarks from Ban, currently South Korea’s Foreign Minister,
came at the first press conference he held within two hours of his election
to the top …
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1820287,00050004.htm

South Korea hails Ban’s appointment as next UN chief
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. SEOUL, South Korea South Korea on Saturday hailed the appointment of
its foreign minister, Ban Ki-moon, as the next head of the United Nations
as “a …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/14/asia/AS_
GEN_SKorea_UN_Next_Secretary_General.php

Reports: Russian defense minister warns sanctions against North …
International Herald Tribune – France
MOSCOW Russia’s defense minister warned Saturday that possible UN sanctions
against North Korea shouldn’t contain a threat of using force, news reports
said. …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/14/europe/EU_GEN_Russia_NKorea.php

US intelligence statement: N. Korea radioactivity detected
CNN International – USA
WASHINGTON (CNN) — A preliminary analysis of air samples from North Korea
shows “radioactive debris consistent with a North Korea nuclear test,”
according to …
edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/10/14/nkorea.test.sample/

N.Korea backs revival of nuclear talks: Russia
Toronto Star – Ontario, Canada
MOSCOW—North Korea is ready to return to six-party talks on its nuclear
program, a senior Russian official said yesterday in Pyongyang, as Moscow
said Russia …
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article
_Type1&c=Article&cid=1160776234223&call_pageid=968332188854&col=968350060724

North Korea’s neighbors detect no radioactive traces to confirm …
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. SEOUL, South Korea South Korea and Japan have not confirmed neighboring
North Korea’s claim that it detonated its first nuclear weapon, officials
from both …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/14/asia/AS_GEN_Asia_NKorea_Radioactivity.php

Bush urges tough N Korea sanctions
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
US President George W Bush urged world powers today to pass tough sanctions
on North Korea, saying Pyongyang must face “real consequences” for the
nuclear …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,20583743%255E23109,00.html

Russia, China may delay vote on N.Korea sanctions
Reuters – USA
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – China and Russia have raised new objections to a
UN resolution imposing arms and financial santions on North Korea that
could delay …
today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-10-1
4T144155Z_01_N14268552_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH-UN.xml&WTmod
Loc=NewsHome-C1-topNews-3

N.Korea vote in UN delayed
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
Any vote of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations may now be
later than forecast, after an overnight split in the security council’s
permanent …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=385432&lng=1

Big Powers Told Not To Repeat Iraq Mistake In Handling North Korea
Bernama – Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia
… the mistake committed over the issue of Iraq’s weapons of mass
destruction must not be repeated in dealing with the problem of North
Korea’s nuclear weapons. …
www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v3/news.php?id=224872

Russia Raises Questions On Some Provisions Of N Korea Sanctions
All Headline News – USA
… AHN) – Talks continued as the United States and Japan wanted a vote by
United Nations Security Council on Saturday on the sanctions against North
Korea for its …
www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7005176755

Many Questions on North Korea’s Nuclear Test
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
The underground nuclear test that North Korea had carried out last week
remains on the top of the world agenda. While world leaders …
www.zaman.com/?bl=columnists&alt=&trh=20061014&hn=37344

Bush Presses UN on N. Korea Sanctions
ABC News – USA
… Oct 14, 2006 (AP)— President Bush urged the UN Security Council to
pass a resolution Saturday that would clamp nonmilitary sanctions on North
Korea for the …
www.abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory?id=2567086

UN to Sanction N Korea for Nuke Test
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The 15 Security Council members will approve a
packet of sanctions Saturday against the People s Democratic Republic of
Korea (PDRK) as …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B2233EEDA-07D7-4F79-97D5-0DC3A87FC432%7D)&language=EN

New UN chief ‘will help tackle North Korea crisis’
Ireland Online – Dublin,Ireland
… Ms Plassnik said that because of Ban’s heritage he brought a “special
sensitivity” to the unresolved conflict with North Korea. …
breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=198370468&p=y9837yy74

Bush Presses UN To Act On North Korea
CBS News – New York,New York,USA
(CBS/AP) President Bush urged the UN Security Council to pass a resolution
Saturday that would clamp nonmilitary sanctions on North Korea for the
nuclear test …
www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/10/14/politics/main2089760.shtml

Experts: How We Should Deal With N. Korea
Newsweek – USA
Oct. 14, 2006 – North Korea is a geostrategic nut that—as diplomats from
Beijing, Seoul and Washington have learned—is not easily cracked. …
msnbc.msn.com/id/15261328/site/newsweek/

Japan Sanctions Democratic Korea
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… and the entry of ships into Japanese harbors are Saturday among the new
sanctions that Tokyo imposed on the Democratic PeopleŽs Republic of Korea
due to its …
www.plenglish.com/Article.asp?ID=%7BD35A3B1D-48
8E-4798-AD7F-DE9D363D3E32%7D&language=EN

Bush Backs Tough UN Action Against North Korea
Voice of America – USA
By Scott Stearns. US President George Bush wants strong United Nations
action against North Korea following the country’s reported nuclear test.

voanews.com/english/2006-10-14-voa12.cfm

At the UN, Georgia Speaks of Ethnic Cleansing While Russia …
Inner City Press – Bronx,NY,USA
… was there any linkage between the two issues, you think, for the US or
Russia, between the language of today’s Georgia resolution and the North
Korea resolution …
www.innercitypress.com/georgia101306.html

UN expects to slap sanctions on N. Korea Saturday
Malaysia Star – Malaysia
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Chinese and Russian objections to a resolution
imposing arms and financial sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear test
delayed a …
thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/10/15/worldupdates/2006-1
0-14T213459Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_-272090-10&sec=Worldupdates

Date: 13 October 2006

US seeks support from UN for North Korea sanctions
Unison.ie – Bray,Ireland
AMERICA faced stiff Chinese and Russian opposition yesterday as it pushed
forward with a United Nations resolution to punish North Korea following
its claim to …
www.unison.ie/stories.php3?ca=31&si=1705431

UN envoys move closer to deal on N Korea
Swissinfo – Switzerland
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – UN Security Council members reported progress on
a resolution to impose UN sanctions on North Korea for its reported nuclear

www.swissinfo.org/eng/international/ticker/detail/UN_envoys_move_closer_t
o_deal_on_N_Korea.html?siteSect=143&sid=7145510&cKey=1160706207000

Asia rises as N. Korea fears fade
CNN International – USA
… rose on Friday with Australian shares hitting five-month highs,
underpinned by Wall Street strength and fading worries over North Korea’s
announcement earlier …
edition.cnn.com/2006/BUSINESS/10/12/asia.stox.open.reut/

South Korea Grapples With Competing Pressures as It Weighs Its …
New York Times – United States
SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. … After days of squabbling, the South Korean
National Assembly passed a resolution on Thursday condemning North
Korea’s test. …
www.nytimes.com/2006/10/13/world/asia/13seoul.html

Korea Falls to Fourth Place in Broadband Use
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
Korea has dipped to fourth among OECD member countries in terms of the
spread of high-speed broadband Internet. According to the …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200610/200610130012.html

Delta Air Lines to Resume Korea Flights
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
The US carrier Delta Air Lines will resume flights to Korea next June, some
seven years after it cut its routes to Asian countries in the wake of the
regional …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200610/200610130013.html

Draft sanctions against N Korea non-military only
Jerusalem Post – Israel
The new US draft of a resolution regarding sanctions on North Korea would
authorize action against the country under Chapter 7 of the UN Charter,
which allows …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=115919343071
4&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

US issues revised N Korea draft
BBC News – UK
The US has issued a revised draft UN resolution on North Korea which only
envisages non-military sanctions over its reported nuclear test. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6046550.stm

S.Korea’s Roh in China for talks on defiant North
Reuters – USA
BEIJING, Oct 13 (Reuters) – South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun arrived in
Beijing on Friday for talks to try to find a response to North Korea’s
nuclear test …
today.reuters.com/business/newsarticle.aspx?type
=tnBusinessNews&storyID=nPEK100091&imageid=&cap=

Time Will Tell if N. Korea Diplomacy Works: Rumsfeld
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Wednesday said “time will tell”
if effective diplomacy with North Korea is possible without a stronger
military …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200610/200610130020.html

Military action an option for N Korea: Howard
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
MILITARY action, a blockade and sanctions against “irrational” North Korea
are being considered following its nuclear weapons test, Prime Minister
John Howard …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,20574259-2703,00.html

Smoldering memories of the war in Korea
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
But then along came that declared nuclear test on the troubled peninsula,
and suddenly Korea is in the headlines again, triggered into suicidal
prominence by …
www.latimes.com/news/columnists/la-et-martine
z13oct13,1,4246350.column?coll=la-news-columns

South Korea sees no abnormal radioactivity in rain after North …
International Herald Tribune – France
SEOUL, South Korea South Korea said Friday it had detected no abnormal
levels of radioactivity in rainwater collected throughout the country since
North Korea …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/13/asia/AS_GEN_SKorea_Nuclear_Radioactivity.php

Korea blast sets off shock waves of doubt
Chicago Tribune – United States
When North Korea detonated what it said was a nuclear device Monday, the
blast set off seismic sensors as far away as Wyoming and Norway and sparked
a round of …
www.chicagotribune.com/news/custom/newsroom/
chi-061012blast,1,177270.story?coll=chi-news-hed

Japan’s Sanctions Against North Korea to Start Midnight Today
Bloomberg – USA
… 13 (Bloomberg) — Japan’s government said it will impose a ban on all
imports from North Korea and forbid the country’s vessels from docking at
Japanese ports …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aPb.FrO6h1XA&refer=home

N Korea nuke issue: China, Seoul reach ‘consensus’
Hindu – Chennai,India
… Yesterday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao had said
that the country was opposed to any military action against North Korea.

www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/000200610131201.htm

UN vote on North Korea sanctions delayed
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
Washington could see its wish for a swift vote on UN sanctions against
North Korea delayed after China and Russia said they wanted more time. …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=385168&lng=1

A reunified Korea is the solution
Boston Globe – United States
AFTER North Korea’s nuclear test, no good options exist, pundits say. …
(Unlike Libya, North Korea has 8,000 underground tunnels and caves). …
www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/o
ped/articles/2006/10/13/a_reunified_korea_is_the_solution

North Korea Forces Japan to Rethink Security, Abe Advisor Says
Bloomberg – USA
… Bloomberg) — Japan needs to re-examine the limits on the kind of
support it can provide US forces because of the growing threat from North
Korea, said Yuriko …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601101&sid=a6z7k0UmyVZ4&refer=japan

Thousands protest in South Korea, demanding tougher policy on …
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. SEOUL, South Korea Thousands of South Korean protesters waved flags and
shouted slogans Friday as they demanded their country cut off aid and
investment to …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/13/asia/AS_GEN_SKorea_Nuclear_Protest.php

Japan, UNSC agree on nonmilitary measures against North Korea
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
… of the UN Security Council (UNSC) agreed in principle Thursday that a
UNSC resolution will call for nonmilitary measures against North Korea
under Article 41 …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/news/20061013p2a00m0na025000c.html

Korea to Turn Up Heat on WTO Rule Violators
Korea Times – South Korea
South Korea will launch inspections of cases of possible violations of
World Trade Organization (WTO) rules by its trading partners to help
minimize damage to …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/200610/kt2006101319272510160.htm

N Korea a few years away from making nuclear warhead: Minister
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai,India
SEOUL: North Korea is believed to be developing nuclear warheads for its
missiles but needs “a few more years” before it can produce them, South
Korean Defence …
www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1058305

Shaky North Korea stirs fear in the South
Washington Post – United States
… North Korea could obliterate Seoul quickly with conventional arms,
while peaceful reunification of the peninsula could leave South Korea’s
economy in chaos due …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/13/AR2006101300241.html

New Japanese Sanctions Against North Korea Approved
Voice of America – USA
By Steve Herman. Japan’s Cabinet has approved a package of economic
sanctions against North Korea. The effect on the already devastated …
voanews.com/english/2006-10-13-voa13.cfm

S Korea under fire for ‘dithering’
Advertiser Adelaide – Adelaide,South Australia,Australia
SOUTH Korea’s President came under fire today for dithering over ways to
punish North Korea for its nuclear test, with protesters demanding he quit
and the …
www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,20575098-5005962,00.html

Roh, Hu Harmonizing Position on N.Korea
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
President Roh Moo-hyun and Chinese President Hu Jintao are discussing how
to deal with the regional situation after North Korea announced Monday it
conducted a …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200610/200610130016.html

S.Korea’s Ban set to be chosen 8th UN Secy. General
Hindu – Chennai,India
Sixty-two-year old Ban, who played a leading role in the now stalled
six-party talks to persuade North Korea to end its nuclear weapon programme
in return for …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200610131962.htm

Japan imposes sanctions against North Korea
ABC Online – Australia
MARK COLVIN: The United Nations Security Council is expected to meet later
tonight for more talks on how to respond to North Korea and its claims of a
nuclear …
www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2006/s1764662.htm

From nuclear bunkers to bigger brigades, South Korea readies for …
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. SEOUL, South Korea Families at Seoul’s ritzy Traum Haus condominiums
sleep a little easier than their neighbors since this week’s brazen claim
of an atomic …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/13/asia/AS_GEN_SKorea_Hunkered_in_Bunkers.php

PM ready to send navy to cut off N Korea
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
AUSTRALIAN warships are likely to join any internationally sanctioned
blockade of North Korea, says the Prime Minister, John Howard. …
www.smh.com.au/news/world/pm-ready-to-send-nav
y-to-cut-off-n-korea/2006/10/13/1160246329619.html

UN Likely To Vote On N.Korea Sanctions
ABC News – USA
… flags featuring pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and former
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung during a rally denouncing North Korea’s
nuclear test …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=2562733&page=2

UN Security Council Tentatively Agrees on North Korea Resolution
Voice of America – USA
… the United Nations, John Bolton, says the Security Council has reached
a tentative agreement on a resolution that would impose sanctions on North
Korea, in the …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-10-13-voa41.cfm

UN Voting on North Korea Tomorrow, US Envoy Says (Update3)
Bloomberg – USA
… 13 (Bloomberg) — The United Nations Security Council will vote
tomorrow morning on a draft resolution sanctioning North Korea, US
Ambassador John Bolton said. …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=aJTjs7xlODyk&refer=us

Report: Russian Envoy Says North Korea Wants to Implement Nuclear …
FOX News – USA
MOSCOW — North Korea said Friday that it favors the implementation of a
year-old agreement to abandon its nuclear programs in exchange for aid and
security …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,220562,00.html

DPR Korea: Security Council vote on reported nuclear test set for …
UN News Centre
13 October 2006 – After further consultations today on what action to
take against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) over its
reported …
www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=20243&Cr=DPRK&Cr1=

N. Korea air sample has no radioactivity
Houston Chronicle – United States
… WASHINGTON — Results from an initial air sampling after North Korea’s
announced nuclear test showed no evidence of radioactive particles that
would be …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/politics/4257098.html

Nasdaq, Korea Exchange in cooperation deal
Reuters – USA
… (NDAQ.O: Quote, Profile, Research) and the Korea Exchange have signed a
memorandum of cooperation, the two exchanges said on Friday. …
today.reuters.com/stocks/QuoteCompanyNewsArticle.aspx?view=CN&storyID=
2006-10-13T145448Z_01_WEN6965_RTRIDST_0_FINANCIAL-NASDAQ-URGENT.XML&rpc=66

Secretary Rice sets trip to Japan, South Korea and China to plot …
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. WASHINGTON Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice intends to confer on
implementation of UN sanctions against North Korea in a trip next week to
Japan, South …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/13/america/NA_GEN_US_Rice_Asia.php

South Africa: SA ‘Very Concerned’ At Reports of North Korea …
AllAfrica.com – Washington,USA
South Africa remains “very very concerned” if indeed a nuclear weapon has
been tested in North Korea, Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Aziz Pahad said
today. …
allafrica.com/stories/200610130377.html

Date: 12 October 2006

Rx for North Korea: Blockade, regime change
USA Today – USA
… cannot. Today: How the world should handle North Korea. (The next move?
… guy. Our stated goal should be regime change in North Korea. …
blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2006/10/rx_for_north_ko.html

Bush defends stance on North Korea despite nuclear test, rejects …
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. SEOUL, South Korea The United States on Thursday began pushing for a
new UN resolution that adds a travel ban on North Korea, while South Korea
said it …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/12/asia/AS_GEN_Koreas_Nuclear.php

On whose watch? Three presidents saw North Korea develop bomb
Seattle Times – United States
WASHINGTON — Amid the burgeoning debate and partisan finger-pointing over
North Korea’s weapons program, former US national-security officials say
missed …
seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2003300623_korea12.html

Japan moves to punish North Korea for nuclear test
Taipei Times – Taiwan
Japan reportedly took steps yesterday to punish North Korea for its
apparent nuclear test, moving to impose a total ban on imports from the
impoverished nation …
www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2006/10/12/2003331381

North Korea and Iran: Will Any Lessons Be Learned?
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs – Jerusalem,Israel
A nuclear Iran is even more of a threat than North Korea. In East Asia,
North Korea lacks allies and can be contained by an alliance of surrounding
states. …
www.jcpa.org/brief/brief006-12.htm

North Korea: Test threatens inter-Korean projects
Taipei Times – Taiwan
Landmark inter-Korean projects which earn North Korea tens of millions of
US dollars a year have already been hit by the communist state’s nuclear
test …
www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2006/10/12/2003331433

US draft resolution on North Korea adds travel ban
Irish Examiner – Cork,Ireland
The US has circulated a new draft UN resolution on North Korea that adds a
travel ban but softens language on cargo inspections and financial
sanctions to try …
www.irishexaminer.com/breaking/story.asp?j=84750864&p=8475yy66&n=84751244

China, S.Korea to test sway over North at summit
Reuters.uk – UK
SEOUL, Oct 12 (Reuters) – The leaders of China and South Korea, the only
countries with any potential sway over North Korea, will meet on Friday to
find a …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/CrisesArticle.aspx?storyI
d=SEO99787&WTmodLoc=World-R5-Alertnet-3

Bush stands by strategy for handling North Korea
Detroit Free Press – United States
A North Korean soldier watches South Korea from Panmunjom, a border
village, Wednesday. South Korea’s military was reportedly preparing for a
nuclear conflict. …
www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061012/NEWS07/610120334/1009

Military golfers teed off over North Korea’s nuclear test
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
North Korea’s declared nuclear test has blown the chances of a relaxing
round of golf for South Korea’s military, officials said on Thursday. …
www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/other_news/&articleid=286505

Report: N. Korea threatens ‘countermeasures’ if Japan imposes …
USA Today – USA
The Japanese government decided on a package of additional economic
sanctions against North Korea on Wednesday in response to the regime’s
claim of a nuclear …
www.usatoday.com/news/world/2006-10-12-koreas-nuclear_x.htm?POE=NEWISVA

Analysts predict ‘beginning of the end’ in N. Korea
USA Today – USA
… “It is the beginning of the end of the North Korean political system,”
predicts Park Young Ho, a senior research fellow at the Korea Institute for
National …
www.usatoday.com/news/world/2006-10-11-nkorea-analysis_x.htm

Rumsfeld to Reconfirm Nuclear Umbrella for South Korea
Korea Times – South Korea
South Korea and the United States will discuss the US military’s
provision of nuclear weapons in case of war on the Korean Peninsula when
their defense …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200610/kt2006101217290911990.htm

N Korea military action ‘a last resort’
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Prime Minister John Howard warns a military strike against a “crazy” North
Korea may be necessary to pull it into line over its nuclear test – but
only as a …
www.theage.com.au/news/National/N-Korea-military-
action-a-last-resort/2006/10/12/1160246235514.html

Delta Air to Resume Korea-US Service
Korea Times – South Korea
… ``Delta Air Lines is back in town, and Korea will be the first nation
in Asia that we resume operations to seven years after we suspended
services in 1999 …
times.hankooki.com/lpage/200610/kt2006101218465253460.htm

ASEAN protests nuke tests, urges North Korea back to talks
INQ7.net – Philippines
FOUR days after North Korea detonated a nuclear bomb, the Association of
Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Thursday protested the weapons test,
which it said …
newsinfo.inq7.net/breakingnews/nation/view_article.php?article_id=26320

N Korea warns Japan against sanctions
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai,India
SEOUL: North Korea threatened Japan on Thursday with “strong
countermeasures” if it goes ahead with tougher sanctions over Pyongyang’s
reported nuclear test. …
www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1058136

China reluctant to back Korea sanctions
Houston Chronicle – United States
… BEIJING — China appeared to shy away Thursday from backing US efforts
to impose a travel ban and financial sanctions on North Korea for its
claimed nuclear …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/4253837.html

Chinese diplomat calls for reasoned measures against N. Korea
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
BEIJING, October 12 (RIA Novosti) – China insists that measures being taken
against North Korea should aim to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula and
ensure …
en.rian.ru/world/20061012/54749050.html

South Korea Debates Further Sanctions on North Korea
Voice of America – USA
By Kurt Achin. This week’s announcement of a nuclear test by North Korea
has sent seismic tremors through South Korean politics. …
voanews.com/english/2006-10-12-voa22.cfm

China Sends Envoy to US, Russia to Discuss N. Korea (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
… generals.’’. North Korea on Oct. … said. ``We hope to strengthen our
comprehensive partnership and friendship with South Korea,’’ Liu said. …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601086&sid=ay98QSDGgbgI&refer=latin_america

S.Korean parliament passes resolution condemning N.Korea nuke test
International Herald Tribune – France
AP. SEOUL, South Korea South Korea’s parliament on Thursday passed a
resolution condemning North Korea’s claimed nuclear test and urged the
communist nation to …
www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/12/asia/AS_GEN_SKorea_Nuclear_Resolution.php

Arroyo hit over comment vs N. Korea’s nuke testing
Sun.Star – Philippines
AN OPPOSITION lawmaker said Wednesday that President Gloria
Macapagal-Arroyo’s statement condemning the nuclear testing made by North
Korea has only sending …
www.sunstar.com.ph/blogs/citizenwatch/?p=629

Vietnam for Peace in Korea N-Crisis
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
In a response to the UN appeals to impose severe international sanctions
and a weapons embargo against the Democratic Republic of Korea for holding
a nuclear …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BEC48C93F-15B9-4234-A00C-1ED0F38AF9EF%7D)&language=EN

North Korea to take ‘strong measures’ against Japan
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Tokyo – North Korea will take ‘strong measures’ against Japan if additional
sanctions are put to place in protest of Pyongyang’s announcement of a
nuclear test …
news.monstersandcritics.com/asiapacific/article_12106
44.php/North_Korea_to_take_strong_measures_against_Japan

Korea raises nuclear stakes over sanctions
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
NORTH Korea has again raised the stakes in its game of nuclear poker by
threatening to test a hydrogen bomb that would be even more powerful than a
nuclear …
www.theage.com.au/news/world/korea-raises-nuclear-st
akes-over-sanctions/2006/10/12/1160246263137.html

Bob Woodward on Bush Administration’s Handling of North Korea …
FOX News – USA
… VAN SUSTEREN: Bob, we’re going to talk more in depth about your book in
a moment but first I want to talk to you a second about North Korea. …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,220156,00.html

Chinese diplomat meets top Bush aides on N.Korea
Reuters – USA
… Bush and top members of his national security team on Thursday as
Washington pressed for tough UN sanctions against Beijing’s ally North
Korea for its reported …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=politicsNews&storyID=2006-
10-12T161446Z_01_N12316566_RTRUKOC_0_US-KOREA-NORTH-USA.
xml&WTmodLoc=NewsHome-C3-politicsNews-2

North Korea’s Nukes Worry Japan
CBS News – New York,New York,USA
… If North Korea continues its nuclear weapons program, the Japanese know
there are some tough decisions ahead — decisions that go to the very
nature of what …
www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/10/12/uttm/main2084844.shtml

Russia hopes for early resumption of N.Korea nuclear talks
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
North Korea claimed Monday it had successfully conducted its first nuclear
weapons test, drawing a chorus of international condemnation, even from
traditional …
en.rian.ru/russia/20061012/54764252.html

North Korea Exposes Our Arsenal of Paper
Washington Post – United States
Long before North Korea’s nuclear test, Bush administration types were
pointing fingers at the Clinton camp for their “failures” of diplomacy, for
Democratic …
blog.washingtonpost.com/earlywarning/2006/10/north_korea_exposes_our_arsena.html

China opposes military action against N Korea
Times of India – India
BEIJING: China is opposed to any military action against its closest ally,
North Korea following its nuclear test but has also urged Pyongyang not to
aggravate …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/2160392.cms

Bush defends tactics on N. Korea
International Herald Tribune – France
WASHINGTON President George W. Bush said he would not use force against
North Korea because “diplomacy hasn’t run its course,” but acknowledged
that many …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/10/12/news/bush.php

Between Syria and North Korea
Ynetnews – Israel
Our dear government is not drawing the right conclusions from what the
ruling military sect in the northern part of Korea has done. …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3314047,00.html

Rice, China in Agreement on North Korea
Forbes – NY,USA
China agrees that North Korea’s nuclear test was a grave development that
makes Northeast Asia much less secure, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
said …
www.forbes.com/business/energy/feeds/ap/2006/10/12/ap3087523.html

North Korea arms trade seen as threat
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
By KATHERINE SHRADER. AP WRITER. WASHINGTON — North Korea’s claimed test
of a nuclear weapon is only the tip of what frightens the rest of the
world. …
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1155AP_NKorea_Arms_Bazaar.html

China not for force against North Korea
Hindu – Chennai,India
… said it opposed any military action to deal with the Korean peninsula
situation, following the nuclear test by the Democratic People’s Republic
of Korea (DPRK …
www.hindu.com/2006/10/13/stories/2006101306081600.htm

Japan Takes Lead in Sanctioning N. Korea
Forbes – NY,USA
… But that will end Friday when Japan adopts the toughest sanctions by
any country so far in response to North Korea’s nuclear test. …
www.forbes.com/business/services/feeds/ap/2006/10/12/ap3087023.html

Chinese envoy in US for North Korea talks
Ireland Online – Dublin,Ireland
A special envoy of Chinese President Hu Jintao today told US President
George Bush that China wants a strong UN response to North Korea’s
claimed nuclear test …
breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=198211618&p=y98zyz3z4

North Korea’s bomb
Asian Tribune – Bangkok,Thailand
You might think from all the political noise that something extraordinary
happened when North Korea conducted an underground nuclear explosion. …
www.asiantribune.com/index.php?q=node/2465

US Offers Draft Resolution on N. Korea
Washington Post – United States
The United States pushed today for tough UN Security Council action against
North Korea in response to its claimed nuclear test, circulating a proposed

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/12/AR2006101200836.html

    
 
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