North and South Korea 'on the verge of nuclear war'
A senior North Korean diplomat warned a meeting of the UN General Assembly in
New York that "a spark of fire could set off a thermonuclear war" on the Korean
Pak Kil-yon, Pyongyang's vice-foreign minster, put the blame for the tense state
of inter-Korean relations firmly on South Korea's conservative government and
claimed the citizens [...]