Seoul, May 10
North Korea issued its latest nuclear threat today, two days after South Korea’s defence minister said Pyongyang was making final preparations to conduct its fourth nuclear test.
Seoul, April 22
North Korea could well be preparing to carry out its fourth nuclear test, South Korea’s Defence Ministry said today, citing a significant step up in activity at the North’s main test site. <...
Seoul, March 31
North Korea on Monday held military exercises near the maritime border with the South, drawing response fire from Southern troops, a news report said. Some artillery shells from the Nort...
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, May 21
North Korea is building a new complex at its main rocket launch site, possibly for training and launches of road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles, a US think-tank has said. Sat...
Seoul, April 26
A North Korean nuclear test within days “cannot be ruled out”, analysts today said, after new satellite imagery showed heightened activity at the test site.
The report by the Institute fo...
Seoul, April 11
Three drones used to spy on South Korea were built and flown by the North, the Defence Ministry in Seoul said on Friday, according to a news report. The South Korean military has retriev...
Seoul, March 27
South Korea and the US began a large-scale amphibious landing drill on Thursday, the Yonhap News agency reported, amid heightened tensions on the peninsula. The Ssang Yong (double dragon...
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...