Seoul, March 23
North Korea test-fired 16 short-range rockets into the sea today, the South’s military said, the latest of dozens launched in recent weeks in apparent protest at joint drills between Seoul and Was...
Seoul, Mar 1
South Korea’s President has proposed that the rival Koreas would hold reunions of Korean War—divided families on a regular basis.South Korea has made similar proposals in the past, but Presi...
Seoul, Feb 24
The United States and South Korea began annual military exercises on Monday as reunions of families separated by the Korean War continued in North Korea, a media report said. The exercis...
January 15, 2014
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Seoul, Dec 16
South Korea “must strengthen its security posture” against potential provocations from the North, President Park Geun Hye said Monday. “The political and security situation has turned ve...
Washington, Dec 7
North Korea today released a US veteran of the Korean War who had been detained in the country since October for what the Communist regime described as “hostile acts” against it.
Seoul, Nov 12
North Korea executed 80 people by firing squad in one day this month, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday. The public executions took place in seven cities on November 3, JoongAn...
Seoul, Oct 12
North Korea today issued a fresh warning of an “all-out war”, urging the United States to stop military drills and what it described as “nuclear blackmail’’. In a thinly veiled threat to...
Tokyo, March 26
North Korea test-fired two missiles into the sea early on Wednesday, a news report said, prompting condemnation from Tokyo.
It was the latest of several such launches this week, as South...
Seoul, March 17
South Korea called today for the North to stop its “provocative” rocket tests, after the launch of dozens of rockets in recent weeks that Seoul says threaten regional security.
Seoul, Feb 25
North and South Korea on Tuesday were due to wrap up the latest reunions of families separated by the division of the Korean Peninsula, a media report said on Tuesday. At the North Korea...
Seoul, Feb 3
North Korea suggested that preparatory talks be held this week on a new round of family reunions, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported on Monday. Pyongyang agreed to a meeting betwe...
Seoul, Jan 13
More than 1,500 North Korean defectors arrived in South Korea last year despite Pyongyang’s crackdown on illegal migration, official said Monday.
Seoul’s Unification Ministry said 1,516 n...
Seoul, Dec 13
North Korea has executed the uncle of leader Kim Jong-Un after a shock purge, state media said today, branding the once-powerful Jang Song-Thaek as a “traitor for all ages” for challenging the reg...
Tokyo, Nov 25
Washington’s point man on North Korea today hinted at more sanctions against Pyongyang over its atomic weapons programme in the wake of Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers. Glyn Davies...
Washington, Oct 24
North Korea has built two tunnel entrances at its nuclear test site in a sign it plans more of its internationally condemned detonations, a US think tank has said. Satellite images taken...
New York, Sept 27
The United States and China yesterday agreed to keep up a tough sanctions regime on North Korea amid warnings that the reclusive nation is still managing to pursue its nuclear program, a US offici...