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View of North Korea nuke siteupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 05:25:00

Siegfried Hecker talks to CNN about his recent trip to North Korea where he was shown the construction site for a new nuclear facility.

Report: North Korea claims it is enriching uranium at new plantupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 20:40:00

A U.S. State Department team arrived in South Korea on Monday in response to a U.S. scientist's report that North Korea has a new uranium enrichment facility.

Satellite images fuel intrigue over North Korea intentionsupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 13:03:00

The latest satellite imagery taken of North Korea indicates the secretive country might be further pursuing its nuclear program.

Christiane Amanpour: Documentary archiveupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 07:23:00

CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour has broadcast from some of the world's most challenging locations. Here, we bring together links to her documentaries and exclusive web-only footage.

Yongbyon Nuclear Tour Part 1updated: Thu Sep 03 2009 01:11:00

Behind-the-scenes look at Christiane Amanpour's rare tour inside North Korea's secretive Yongbyon nuclear facility.

Clinton warns North Koreaupdated: Thu May 28 2009 22:43:00

Secretary of State Clinton says the U.N. is discussing whether or not to "add to the consequences" of North Korea's actions.

Clinton slams N. Korea's rhetoric, 'belligerent' actionsupdated: Thu May 28 2009 22:43:00

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had strong words Wednesday for North Korea's nuclear activities and saber-rattling, saying the secretive communist nation "has ignored the international community" and "continues to act in a provocative and belligerent manner toward its neighbors."

South Korean, U.S. forces raise surveillance alert levelupdated: Thu May 28 2009 20:46:00

South Korean and U.S. forces have been placed on a higher surveillance alert level, after North Korea threatened military action following its nuclear test earlier this week, the joint forces announced on Thursday.

N. Korea seen as using bargaining chipsupdated: Tue Apr 28 2009 03:13:00

North Korea's announcement last week that it has begun reprocessing nuclear fuel rods at the Yongbyon nuclear facility about 60 miles (nearly 100 kilometers) north of the capitol, Pyongyang, raises questions about the secretive nation's agenda.

Comment: Obama must leave door open to N. Koreaupdated: Thu Apr 09 2009 09:49:00

There's an old saying that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.

North Korea replaces nuclear sealsupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 13:15:00

North Korea has stepped up disablement of its nuclear reactor and allowed surveillance at its nuclear facility to resume, the U.S. State Department said Friday.

Time.com: N. Korea Preparing to Restart Atomic Facilityupdated: Thu Oct 16 2008 17:15:00

North Korea moved closer Thursday to relaunching its nuclear arms program, announcing that it wants to reactivate the facility that produced its atomic bomb and banning U.N. inspectors from the site

IAEA: N. Korea disabling set for Tuesdayupdated: Tue Oct 14 2008 01:37:00

North Korea will resume the process of dismantling its nuclear reactor on Tuesday, the International Atomic Energy Agency announced.

North Korea off terror listupdated: Tue Oct 14 2008 01:37:00

The United States removes North Korea from the list of state sponsors of terror. CNN's Zain Verjee reports

Time.com: N. Korea to Resume Nuke Shutdownupdated: Mon Oct 13 2008 21:00:00

North Korea declared Monday that it will resume shutting down its nuclear program and allow U.N. experts to monitor the process

N.Korea: Nuclear disabling is back onupdated: Sun Oct 12 2008 08:48:00

North Korea said Sunday it will immediately resume work to disable its nuclear plants after the United States removed it from a list of states that sponsor terrorism.

N. Korea: End of treaty?updated: Thu Oct 09 2008 23:52:00

North Korea makes another move toward possibly restarting its nuclear program. Christiane Amanpour explains.

Time.com: NKorea Warns South Against Provoking Warfareupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 17:00:00

North Korea warned South Korea against provoking war on Thursday as it reportedly deployed an arsenal of missiles near their sea border and told U.N. inspectors it plans to restart its nuclear facility

Time.com: N Korea Bans UN Staff from Nuke Complexupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 09:00:00

Diplomats say that North Korea has made all of its Yongbyon nuclear facilities off limits to international inspectors

Time.com: What's Behind North Korea's Nuclear Power Playupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 07:00:00

Why Pyongyang is threatening to ditch its deal to disarm and restart its nuclear reactor

North Korean nuclear plant seals removedupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 14:17:00

North Korea has made another move toward possibly restarting its suspended nuclear program, the U.N. nuclear agency reports.

N. Korea seeks removal of nuke plant sealsupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 20:12:00

North Korea has asked U.N. nuclear agency inspectors "to remove seals and surveillance equipment to enable them to carry out tests" at the Yongbyon reprocessing plant, the agency's director-general said.

Report: N. Korea preparing to restart reactorupdated: Fri Sep 19 2008 14:30:00

North Korea is restoring a reactor at the key Yongbyon nuclear complex and no longer wants to be removed from a U.S. list of countries that sponsor terrorism, the South Korean news agency reported Thursday.

N. Korea nuclear disputeupdated: Sat Sep 06 2008 03:55:00

CNN's Christiane Amanpour reports on the conflict between the U.S. and N. Korea on nuclear facilities.

North Korea said to be rebuilding nuke plantupdated: Wed Sep 03 2008 14:11:00

North Korea has started reassembling its main nuclear complex in retaliation for U.S. refusal to remove the Stalinist state from a list of states that sponsor terrorism, it was reported Wednesday.

Time.com: Report: N Korea Restarts Nuke Powerupdated: Wed Sep 03 2008 11:00:00

North Korea has begun to reassemble its main nuclear facility, citing a delayed removal from a U.S. list of terror sponsors, Japanese media and Fox News reported

Time.com: N Korea Reneges on Nukes -- Againupdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 09:05:00

North Korea's rejection this week of the Six Party nuclear disarmament terms didn't shock the diplomats who helped make them. But it did inspire a few choice words: Here we go again

Angry North Korea threatens nuclear U-turnupdated: Tue Aug 26 2008 06:53:00

North Korea said Tuesday it has stopped disabling its nuclear plants and will consider restoring them because the United States has not removed it from a list of states that sponsor terrorism.

Agreement reached on N. Korean nuclear timetableupdated: Sat Jul 12 2008 21:14:00

The latest phase of six-nation talks on North Korea's nuclear program ended Saturday with agreement on a timetable for North Korea to disable its nuclear facilities, according to South Korea's news agency, Yonhap.

Time.com: Nuke Talks with NKorea to Resumeupdated: Tue Jul 08 2008 04:00:00

Negotiations on North Korea's nuclear program will resume this week for the first time in nine months, South Korea's nuclear envoy said Tuesday

North Korea declaration 'verifiable,' if not 'complete'updated: Wed Jul 02 2008 20:52:00

When U.S. officials spoke in the past of the need for North Korea to declare the extent of its nuclear program, everyone from President Bush down said it must be "complete" and "verifiable."

Time.com: Bush Wins in North Korea Dealupdated: Sat Jun 28 2008 01:00:00

It may not end the nuclear threat, but the U.S. gave away very little to secure the disabling of Pyongyang's plutonium plant

Amanpour: Stunned silence followed nuke plant implosionupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 16:31:00

North Korea blew up part of its Yongbyon nuclear plant Friday, in full view of CNN and a handful of international broadcasters invited to witness this dramatic and symbolic event.

N. Korea destroys nuclear reactor towerupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 12:07:00

North Korea on Friday destroyed a water cooling tower at a facility where officials acknowledge they extracted plutonium to build nuclear weapons, CNN's Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour reported from the scene.

Time.com: N Korea Destroys Nuclear Towerupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 03:00:00

North Korea destroyed the most visible symbol of its nuclear weapons program, according to a news report

Amanpour: More detail to come from North Koreaupdated: Thu Jun 26 2008 11:25:00

President Bush said Thursday the U.S. plans to drop North Korea from its list of states that sponsor terrorism after that nation made a long-awaited declaration of its nuclear program.

N. Korea invites media to nuclear plant blastupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 23:43:00

North Korea is to blow up a key part of its controversial Yongbyon nuclear reactor on Friday.

Amanpour: Syria claim could affect U.S.-North Korea talksupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 15:51:00

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog berated U.S. officials Friday for failing to share earlier that they had evidence that allegedly shows North Korea helped Syria develop a nuclear reactor.

Amanpour on nuclear disputeupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 15:51:00

CNN's Christiane Amanpour explains the questions swirling around an alleged Syrian nuclear base build with N.Korean help.

Time.com: North Korea's Syrian Connectionupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 08:25:00

Washington's disclosure that North Korea helped Syria build a nuclear reactor is an attempt to pressure Kim Jong-Il

North Korea lifts nuclear veilupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 03:41:00

The North Koreans haven't seen this many Americans since the Korean War, but they are pulling out all the stops.

Nuclear North Koreaupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 03:41:00

CNN's Christiane Amanpour visits the Yongbyon nuclear reactor as it is being dismantled in North Korea.

Time.com: A Gershwin Offensive in North Koreaupdated: Mon Feb 25 2008 12:00:00

The New York Philharmonic's historic visit to isolated North Korea may signal a new era -- but only in the arts, not politics

S. Korea's Lee willing to meet Kimupdated: Mon Jan 14 2008 02:55:00

South Korean President-elect Lee Myung-bak said on Monday he is willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il to help in the denuclearization process as the reclusive Communist nation dismantles its nuclear program.

U.S. prods North Korea on nuclear deadlineupdated: Mon Dec 31 2007 00:37:00

In a last-minute nudge to North Korea, the U.S. State Department said Sunday it was "unfortunate" that Pyongyang had not supplied a complete declaration of its nuclear programs before a Monday deadline but signaled it would continue disarmament talks with its allies.

Time.com: Japan's Problem: The Six-Party Talksupdated: Mon Dec 17 2007 07:00:00

While the U.S. and others focus on North Korea's nuclear weapons, Japan is worried that the issue of North Korea's abduction of its citizens is falling by the wayside

U.S.: Cautious optimism with N. Koreaupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 21:41:00

North Korea is rushing toward an end-of-year deadline to disable a key nuclear facility that produced materials to make nuclear bombs, the United States said Wednesday.

Bombed reactor?updated: Fri Nov 23 2007 01:47:00

CNN's Barbara Starr looks at just-released photos appearing to show the site of a suspected nuke reactor Israel attacked

N. Korea to disable nuclear complexupdated: Wed Oct 03 2007 20:06:00

A U.S. team, including technical experts, will head to North Korea next week after the communist country agreed to begin disabling its nuclear weapons facilities, Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill said Wednesday.

Time.com: South Korea Warms Towards the North updated: Fri Sep 14 2007 03:00:00

With his term ending, President Roh Moo Hyun wants a dÉtente with Pyongyang to cap his political career. Not everyone is convinced

South Korean leader presses Bush on Korean Warupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 22:24:00

In a rare public exchange highlighting the delicacy of political diplomacy, President Bush told South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun a formal end to the Korean War begins when North Korea halts its secretive nuclear weapons program.

Time.com: North Korea's Hard Nuclear Bargainupdated: Tue Sep 04 2007 09:00:00

After agreeing to dismantle its nukes, Pyongyang now says the U.S. must take it off a list of state sponsors of terror

U.N. verifies closure of North Korean nuclear facilitiesupdated: Wed Jul 18 2007 03:43:00

United Nations inspectors have confirmed that North Korea has closed all of its nuclear facilities at its Yongbyon nuclear complex, the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency told reporters Wednesday.

North Korea inspectionsupdated: Mon Jul 09 2007 07:04:00

North Korea inspections

Time.com: North Korea Comes Back to the Tableupdated: Thu Jun 28 2007 12:40:00

The U.S. and North Korea are talking again, but will Pyongyang keep its promise to abandon nuclear weapons?

Time.com: Has Kim Jong Il Come to His Senses?updated: Fri Jun 22 2007 18:05:00

Analysis: North Korea watchers are divided by the Dear Leader's promise to shut down a controversial nuclear reactor. Is Kim playing straight or still playing games?

Hill: NK nuke shutdown in 3 weeksupdated: Fri Jun 22 2007 05:22:00

U.S. envoy Christopher Hill said North Korea could shut down its main nuclear facility within three weeks as inspectors arrive to monitor the dismantling of the Stalinist country's controversial weapons program.

All eyes on North Korea nuke actionupdated: Wed Apr 11 2007 22:43:00

The United States will assess on Saturday whether North Korea has taken action to shut down its Yongbyon nuclear reactor, now that the communist nation has gained access to unfrozen funds, said U.S. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack.

North Korea power venture endsupdated: Wed May 31 2006 23:43:00

A venture set up more than a decade ago to build two light water nuclear power plants in North Korea has been formally terminated by the four countries behind it.

More talk, little progress with NKupdated: Tue May 17 2005 22:25:00

South Korea has agreed to hold another day of negotiations with the North after failing to convince Pyongyang to rejoin stalled six-country talks on its nuclear ambitions.

Seoul bids to woo NK back to talksupdated: Mon May 16 2005 18:35:00

On the first day of talks between South and North Korea in nearly a year, the delegation from the South offered the North a "significant proposal" to rejoin the six-party talks on Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

Expert not convinced on NK nukesupdated: Wed Jan 21 2004 17:31:00

A top American nuclear expert has told a U.S. Senate committee that North Koreans showed him a piece of radioactive metal in a glass jar when he visited that country, but said he could not say if it really was bomb-grade plutonium metal as they claimed.

N. Korean official tells U.S. 'time is not on your side'updated: Thu Jan 15 2004 15:06:00

A private American delegation that visited North Korea in recent days was shown the nuclear spent fuel storage pond at Yongbyon and found it empty, reinforcing North Korea's claims to have taken the spent fuel and reprocessed it into bomb-grade plutonium.

New bid to jump-start NK talksupdated: Mon Jan 12 2004 19:31:00

A top Chinese official has said she had "useful" meetings with administration officials on the prospect of re-starting six-party talks on North Korea.

Seoul seeks nuke visit reportupdated: Sat Jan 10 2004 21:44:00

South Korean officials are due to get a first hand report on North Korea's main nuclear facility from an unofficial U.S. delegation that visited the Yongbyon complex.

N.Korea shows visitors 'deterrent'updated: Sat Jan 10 2004 02:57:00

North Korea says it showed its "nuclear deterrent" to an unofficial U.S. delegation that visited that country's Yongbyon nuclear complex.

U.S. team visits N. Korean complexupdated: Thu Jan 08 2004 22:17:00

A U.S. delegation returning from North Korea says it has toured the key Yongbyon nuclear complex.

Pressure rises on Pyongyangupdated: Sat Jan 03 2004 01:27:00

Japan, the United States and South Korea will demand that North Korea completely dismantle its nuclear facilities at the next round of six-nation talks, a Japanese newspaper says.

Private U.S. team might visit N. Korea nuke siteupdated: Fri Jan 02 2004 04:50:00

For the first time since North Korea expelled U.N. monitors in late 2002, the country might welcome a U.S. delegation next week to visit its Yongbyon nuclear facility, which the United States suspects is being used for nuclear weapons production.

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