Thu, Jun 20 2013
Anti-North Korea protesters, who are also pro-US conservative and right-wing, pretend to launch a mock North Korean missile which is bound with an effigy of the North's leader Kim Jong-Un, during a protest against their rival's plan to launch a missile, in Seoul, March 20 2012. South Korea on Monday condemned North Korea's planned rocket launch as a 'grave provocation', saying it was a disguised attempt to develop a long-range ballistic missile capable of delivering nuclear weapons.
The deputy director of North Korea's space program told reporters in Pyongyang that the rocket is now ready for a launch date as early as April 12.
In addition to Bahrain, the list includes Belarus, Burma, China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.
State media broadcast video showing party leaders on a balcony overlooking the multitude of people gathered on the square
North Korea's New Year's message, carried in the newspapers the previous day, urged everyone to be 'human shields' to defend Kim 'unto death'.
On Wednesday December 28, tens of thousands of weeping North Koreans bade the late leader a final farewell.
Kim Jong II's death leaves a young man in his late 20s in charge of the nuclear armed country.
The global food import bill in 2012 could decline to $1.24 trillion, down slightly from last year’s record of $1.29 trillion.
Boevski has been under arrest in Brazil since October, when he was arrested at Sao Paulo's international airport with nine kg of cocaine in his luggage.
Whereas foreign media ownership is perceived as advantageous for media outlets and journalists, Bulgarian owners are perceived as investors with short-term vision who strive for immediate profits.
Killing spree in Norway in July 2011 and the arrests of individuals in a number of EU member states for the preparation of terrorist attacks, are proof of the continuing need for vigilance, Europol says.
In her message to mark the Day, Bulgaria's Bokova said that books are 'valuable tools' for knowledge-sharing, mutual understanding and openness to others and to the world.