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  • North Korea Throws Temper Tantrum: Analyst Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 1:40 AM ET

    North Korea's launch of a multi-stage rocket Sunday, which flew over Japan before splashing down in the Pacific Ocean, was effectively a test of a ballistic missile designed to carry a warhead as far as the U.S. state of Alaska.

  • Experts Predict: Another Round of Rate Cuts Thursday, 8 Jan 2009 | 6:02 AM ET

    Ahead of the Bank of England's interest rate decision Thursday, where the central bank is widely expected to cut rates by 50 basis points, experts tell CNBC to expect another round of rate cuts worldwide.

  • White House to Lift North Korea Trade Sanctions Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 8:33 AM ET
    Roh Moo-hyun Kim Jong Il

    President Bush said Thursday he will lift key trade sanctions against North Korea and remove it from the U.S. terrorism blacklist, a remarkable turnaround in policy toward the communist regime he once branded as part of an "axis of evil."

  • North Korea Expected to Hand Over Nuclear Report Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 1:11 AM ET
    Nuclear Power Plant

    North Korea is widely expected to hand China a long-delayed account of its shadowy nuclear activities on Thursday, a key step that could see it removed from Washington's list of terrorist states as well as win it diplomatic recognition and desperately needed fuel.

  • CNBC's Becky Quick traveled exclusively with Warren Buffett on a whirlwind tour of China and South Korea.  All this morning on Squawk Box, she is reporting in-depth on the trip and what it tells us about Buffett's investment philosophy.  In this report, Becky shows us the highlights from Buffett's news conferences during his Asian trip.  In this report, Becky shows us the highlights from Buffett's news conferences during his Asian trip. Among the topics: the benefits of value investing, repackaging toads in hopes of turning them into princes, Google's prospects, and the possibility of investing in North Korea.

  • Two Koreas Seek Deal for Formal End to Korean War Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 12:49 AM ET
    South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, left, inspect honor guard at welcoming ceremony in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007. North Korean leader Kim Jong Il greeted South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun in Pyongyang on Tuesday to begin the second summit between the two countries since the peninsula's division after World War II. (AP Photo/ Korea Pool via Yonhap)

    The leaders of North and South Korea pledged on Thursday to bring peace to the Cold War's last frontier by seeking talks with China and the United States to formally end the 1950-1953 Korean War.

  • Leaders of Divided Koreas Begin Formal Talks Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 12:54 AM ET
    South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, left, inspect honor guard at welcoming ceremony in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007. North Korean leader Kim Jong Il greeted South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun in Pyongyang on Tuesday to begin the second summit between the two countries since the peninsula's division after World War II. (AP Photo/ Korea Pool via Yonhap)

    The leaders of the Koreas got down to talks on Wednesday after a cool start to a summit between two countries divided by decades of animosity, but news of a deal on unwinding Pyongyang's nuclear arms program could lift the mood.

  • South Korea's president arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday to the cheers of North Koreans and the handshake of leader Kim Jong-il for a summit aimed at ending a half century of animosity born in the Cold War.