Seoul, Washington slam North Korea's plutonium claims

Aug 18, 2016

Seoul, Washington slam North Korea's plutonium claims

North Korea’s claim that it has restarted production of plutonium was met with indignation from South Korea and a rebuke from Washington. “If North Korea has produced plutonium as reported, it is violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution that bans all nuclear-related activities,” ...

Aug 17, 2016

North Korea confirms restart of plutonium processing

North Korea confirmed Wednesday it has resumed plutonium production and said it has no plans to stop nuclear tests as long as perceived threats from the United States continue. “We have reprocessed spent nuclear fuel rods removed from a graphite-moderated reactor,” the Atomic Energy ...

Matsumoto, Takahashi advance to women's badminton doubles final

Aug 16, 2016

Matsumoto, Takahashi advance to women's badminton doubles final

Misaki Matsumoto and Ayaka Takahashi put Japan in line for their first medal at the Olympic badminton by defeating South Korea’s Jung Kyung-eun and Shin Seung-chan to reach the final of the women’s doubles on Tuesday. The top-ranked pair defended brilliantly against the world ...