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Nuclear summit urges cuts in enriched uranium – NHK

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News March 27,2012

The Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea, has called for the reduction in the use of enriched uranium, which could be used to make nuclear weapons.

Leaders of 53 countries and officials of 4 international organizations adopted the Seoul Communique in the final session of the 2-day meeting on Tuesday. Read more…

Obama asks China to block N.Korea’s launch

Monday, March 26, 2012 Comments off

 

US President Barack Obama has asked Chinese President Hu Jintao to use his country’s influence over North Korea to try to stop it from launching a satellite next month.

Obama met with Hu in Seoul on Monday ahead of the Nuclear Security Summit. Read more…

Leaders start Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul

Monday, March 26, 2012 Comments off

World leaders are in Seoul for the Nuclear Security Summit to discuss ways to prevent nuclear terrorism. Read more…

Obama: N.Korean launch jeopardizes food deal – NHK

Monday, March 26, 2012 Comments off

US President Barack Obama has warned that North Korea’s plan to launch a rocket carrying a satellite would jeopardize a deal to resume US food aid to the North. Read more…

Anti-nuclear activists rally in Seoul

Monday, March 26, 2012 Comments off

Hundreds of anti-nuclear activists staged a rally in Seoul, South Korea, ahead of the opening of the Nuclear Security Summit.

500 participants from some 40 South Korean civic groups, along with others from Japan, Taiwan, and the United States, gathered in front of Seoul Station on Sunday afternoon. Read more…

Obama arrives in Seoul for nuclear summit

Sunday, March 25, 2012 Comments off

US President Barack Obama has arrived in South Korea to attend a nuclear security summit that begins on Monday.

His plane touched down at a US air force base outside the capital Seoul on Sunday morning. The security summit is based on Obama’s proposal to discuss measures against nuclear terrorism. Read more…

North Korea accepts civilian visit from S.Korea

Friday, December 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 23, 2011

North Korea will allow a South Korean civilian group to visit the country to express their condolences on the death of the leader Kim Jong Il. Read more…

Japan, S.Korea, China discuss Korean Peninsula + Related Article

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 21, 2011

The foreign ministers of Japan, South Korea and China have agreed to work together for stability on the Korean Peninsula following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Read more…

South Korea:Memorial services held on Yeonpyeong Island

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov.23,2011

People on the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong are remembering the victims of a North Korean attack. Read more…

World Athletics Championships :Farah of Britain snatches gold in men’s 5,000m at Daegu worlds

Sunday, September 4, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 4,2011           World Athletics Championships               
 Farah, 28, who is a Somali-born British wins gold

Mohamed Farah of Britain reacts after winning the men’s 5,000 metres final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea, September 4, 2011. He claimed the title of the event in 13 minites and 23.36 seconds. (Xinhua/Park Jin Hee)
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