Beset by food shortages, North Korea recently took the unusual step of signing an accord with its arch enemy -- South Korea -- in Beijing to accept 150,000 tonnes (t) of free rice to avert the

NORTH Korea is in the news again. Soon after it agreed to accept international inspections of its nuclear facilities, the South Korean government released a report that said North Korea

North Korea agrees to allow inspection of its nuclear sites, defusing a potentially explosive situation

EMISSIONS of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides play a key role in the formation of acid rain and consequently, the acidification of soils. Production of nitrogen oxides leads to ozone build-up in

Kerala on Wednesday revoked the Kerala State Electricity Board

US Scientist Says He Saw Hundreds Of Centrifuges At Enrichment Facility
David E Sanger

Washington: North Korea showed a visiting American nuclear scientist earlier this month a vast new facility it secretly and rapidly built to enrich uranium, confronting the Obama administration with the prospect that the country is preparing to expand its nuclear arsenal or build a far more powerful type of

Seoul: New satellite images of a North Korean nuclear site and a recent visit to the North by two American experts suggest that Pyongyang has started work on a new reactor.

The Institute for Science and International Security, a Washington-based nuclear research group, said it has obtained photographs showing

New satellite images show construction under way at North Korea

North Korea said Wednesday that it would start a uranium enrichment program, declaring for the first time that it intended to pursue a second project unless the United Nations lifted sanctions.

Calling the United Nations Security Council

North Korea is reeling under a serious electricity crisis, thanks to years of natural disasters. Many put the blame of this shortage on the failure of