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World 02 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

North Korea to restart nuclear reactor in weapons bid

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Tuesday it would revive a mothballed nuclear reactor able to produce bomb-grade plutonium but stressed it was seeking a deterrent capacity and did not repeat recent threats to attack South Korea and the United States.

World 02 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

U.S. deploys second warship as North Korea tensions rise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military is deploying a second guided-missile destroyer to the Asia-Pacific region, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as fears mount over North Korea's threats of war.

World 02 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

U.S. deploys warship as tensions over North Korea rise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday that a second U.S. guided-missile destroyer had taken position in the western Pacific on a missile defence mission, as tensions rise over North Korea's threats of war against the United States and its ally, South Korea.

World 22 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Japan's fish market reflects human tragedy, economic cost

TOKYO (Reuters) - The tsunami that hit Japan this month took such a huge toll on people, equipment and fish that supplies of some seafood could be cut off for a year or more, industry workers said on Tuesday.

World 29 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

China urges U.S. to halt surveillance near its shores

BEIJING (Reuters) - China called on the United States States to reduce and eventually halt air and sea military surveillance close to its shores after a series of territorial disputes this year.

World 21 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Q+A - What might happen with monitored North Korean ship?

(Reuters) - The U.S. Navy is tracking a North Korean ship under a new U.N. resolution that bars Pyongyang from trading in weapons, including missile parts and nuclear material.

World 21 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

North Korean ship likely headed for Myanmar - TV

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean ship that the United States is shadowing is likely headed for Myanmar, South Korean television reported on Sunday.

World 21 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

North Korean ship likely headed for Myanmar - TV

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean ship that the United States is shadowing is likely headed for Myanmar, South Korean television reported on Sunday.

World 20 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Singapore says would act if North Korea ship has WMD

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will take action against a North Korean ship that the United States is monitoring, if the vessel heads to its port with a cargo of weapons, the government said on Saturday.

World 20 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Singapore says would act if North Korea ship has WMD

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will take action against a North Korean ship that the United States is monitoring, if the vessel heads to its port with a cargo of weapons, the government said on Saturday.