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  • ** FILE ** Glyn Davies, U.S. ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, was named on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, as the new U.S. envoy on North Korea. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)

    New U.S. envoy on N. Korea faces tough mission

    The new U.S. envoy on North Korea is no stranger to nuclear diplomacy and finding ways to deal with prickly adversaries such as Iran. His new assignment, however, could be his toughest yet: persuading a defiant regime that boasts about its nuclear weapons to give up its arsenal in return for aid.


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    Portugal's five-week-old government took its first major proposal for labor reform to parliament on Thursday, seeking approval for a reduction in compensation entitlements for laid-off workers.


  • ** FILE ** Stephen Bosworth, the U.S. special envoy for North Korea, talks to the media after meeting with South Korean officials at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    U.S. considers resuming food aid to N. Korea

    The United States is considering resumption of food aid to North Korea amid fears people there could starve after a harsh winter, top officials said Tuesday.


  • ** FILE ** Stephen Bosworth, the U.S. special envoy for North Korea, talks to the media after meeting with South Korean officials at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    North Korea wants talks with South Korea

    North Korea on Wednesday called for "unconditional and early" talks with rival South Korea to put an end to months of tensions. Seoul quickly dismissed the offer as insincere and said it's waiting for an apology for two deadly attacks blamed on Pyongyang.


  • U.S. envoy denies N. Korea nuke facility a crisis

    The top U.S. envoy to North Korea on Monday said revelations that Pyongyang had made rapid advances in enriching uranium were the latest in a series of provocations over the past 20 years, but denied it was a crisis.


  • Ambassador Stephen Bosworth, U.S. special envoy to North Korea, speaks to reporters in Beijing on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. Mr. Bosworth is in China for talks with Chinese officials on restarting stalled negotiations on North Korea's nuclear disarmament. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

    U.S.: N. Korea unready to meet conditions for talks

    The United States sees no signs that North Korea is ready to meet Washington's conditions for rejoining talks aimed at dismantling the rogue regime's nuclear program, so the United States will continue to enforce sanctions, an American envoy said Thursday.


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North Koreans mark the 62nd anniversary of their country by laying flowers at the foot of a giant statue of their founder Kim Il-sung in Pyongyang.

    N. Korea sanctions continue as U.S. seeks talks

    The United States sees no signs that North Korea is ready to meet Washington's conditions for rejoining talks aimed at dismantling the rogue regime's nuclear program, so the U.S. will continue to enforce sanctions, an American envoy said Thursday.


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