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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...
Seoul, Sept 23
South Korea has urged North Korea to review its decision to postpone a reunion of families separated by the Korean War, saying it has “deeply wounded” those chosen to participate.Hundreds o...
Seoul, Sept 21
North Korea has indefinitely postponed the reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War scheduled to start on Wednesday, an apparent setback after weeks of improving ties following spri...
Paju (South Korea), Sept 16
South Korean businessmen crossed into North Korea today as the joint Kaesong industrial zone reopened five months after it was closed by soaring military tensions and threats of war. The...
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...
Washington, Sep 21
China’s foreign minister is pushing for the restart of international talks on North Korea’s nuclear program, saying that Pyongyang is ready to recommit to the goal of denuclearisation.North...
Beijing, Sept 18
North Korea wants to resume multi-lateral talks on ending its nuclear weapons programme without preconditions, the country’s top envoy for the talks was quoted as saying on Wednesday. “W...
Seoul, Sept 13
South Korea was pressing North Korea on Friday for guarantees for the safety of South Korean personnel in a jointly operated industrial zone due to re-open next week just north of the border.