A girl steps on a North Korean flag attached pictures of North ...
Jan 1st, 2010
(AP) - A girl steps on a North Korean flag attached pictures of North leader Kim Jong Il during a rally at the Imjingak Pavilion, near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) of Panmunjom that separates the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 1, 2010. North Korea called for an end of hostile relations with the United States in a New Year’s message Friday and said it was committed to making the Korean peninsula nuclear-free through negotiations. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) -
By Ju-min Park and Ben Blanchard SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korea sent one of its top military officials as a "special envoy" from its leader Kim Jong-un to Beijing on Wednesday, accompanied by a high-powered delegation in what appeared to be a bid to mend frayed relations with its most important ally. The delegation led by Choe Ryon... [Full Article]
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dispatched a high-profile official and close confidant to travel to China on Wednesday as a special envoy while Beijing is under pressure to rein in its belligerent neighbor. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reworked its Funding for Lending Scheme on Wednesday in the hope of getting more credit flowing to small and medium-sized firms and injecting more life into the country's flat-lining economy. The Bank of England and the Treasury said the FLS would run for an additional year until January 2015 and would increase incen... [Full Article]