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Kim says North Korean launches were warning to US, South

North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to US and South Korea over their joint military exercises...

Kim says North Korean launches were warning to US, South

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Kim Jong Un says North Korean missile launches were warning to US, South Experts say Trump’s downplaying of the North’s weapons displays allowed the country more room to advance its capabilities and build leverage ahead of negotiations.     ...
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North Korea's Kim says missile test a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message that analysts said was also ai...
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18:00, 07/25/2019

North Korea says missile test was warning to South Korean ‘warmongers’ North Korea said the guided missiles were designed to avoid interception by South Korea's missile defenses, and came in response to Seoul's own weapons imports and military exercises with the United S...
18:12, 07/25/2019

North Korea says new missile test was 'solemn warning' to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said Friday that the new missile test is a “solemn warning” to “South Korean military warmongers” over its weapons development and plans to hold joint military drills with the U.S....
10:36, 07/26/2019

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00:48, 07/26/2019

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles; South Korean Experts Blame Trump North Korea fired two projectiles on Friday, its 6th missile test since late last month. Analysts say President Trump’s downplaying of the tests has encouraged the launches....
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North Korea trumpets missile launches as 'solemn warning' to South State media says Kim Jong-un personally organised and guided test as part of quest for ‘nonstop super powerful weapon systems’North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, supervised the launch of “a new type of...
19:36, 07/25/2019

North Korea says missile test was a warning to 'South Korean military warmongers' The North Korean statement was carried in state media and directed at “South Korean military warmongers.”        ...
05:00, 07/26/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says missile launches are warning to US, South Korea over drill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint military drills, state media KCNA said on Wednesday....
17:24, 08/06/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile launches are warning to U.S., South Korea over drill: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country's latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military drills that began this week, s...
20:12, 08/06/2019

North Korea says missile launches were ‘solemn warning’ to South Korea North Korea said it is infuriated over U.S.-South Korean plans to hold military drills that the North says are invasion rehearsals and proof of the allies’ hostility to Pyongyang....
21:36, 07/25/2019

North Korea Says Missile Launches A "Solemn Warning" To South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the launch of "a new type of tactical guided weapon" as a "solemn warning" to the South, state media said Friday, a day after the North fired two missiles......
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North Korean Leader's Slain Half Brother Met With South Korean Intelligence Kim Jong Nam had been in touch with the security services of several Asian countries, including South Korea, China and Japan, in addition to the CIA, relationships he sought as a way to protect his fa...
13:12, 06/11/2019

North Korean Boat With 3 Crewmen Crosses Into South Korean Waters: Report A North Korean boat with three crewmen crossed the de facto maritime border with South Korean and has been towed to a port, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, citing the South's Joint Chiefs....
01:00, 07/28/2019

North Korean Envoy, Said To Be Executed, Is Alive: South Korean Lawmaker A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report.....
05:36, 07/16/2019

New model of weapon identified in latest North Korean tests, South Korean officials say North Korea tested "long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons" on Saturday in a "strike drill" overseen by the country's leader Kim Jong Un, according to the state-run Korean Ce...
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South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone....
21:36, 06/29/2019

South Korean Jets Fire Shots in Warning to Russian Military Plane The warning shots were fired after a Russian military plane intruded upon South Korea’s territorial airspace for the first time in decades, officials said....
23:36, 07/22/2019

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22:24, 07/22/2019

Kim Jong Un: Missile launches were warning to US, South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to the United Stat...
04:36, 08/07/2019

Flaws seen in Trump's calm response to North Korean missile launches U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday played down North Korea's latest launch of short-range ballistic missiles, calling them "very standard," a response some analysts said exposed flaws in his approa...
17:12, 07/26/2019

South Korean Follows in His Father's Footsteps---to the North A South Korean man who defected to North Korea appears likely to fill a high-ranking role in Pyongyang’s rubber-stamp legislature, a position formerly held by his parents, who defected in 1986....
08:36, 07/09/2019

Kim Says North Korea’s Missile Launches Were Intended to Send a Warning (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to the Uni...
20:36, 08/06/2019

Kim Jong Un says missile launches a warning to U.S., South Korea over military drill The missile launch, the North's fourth such action in less than two weeks, came amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea military exercises, though the allies played down the te...
06:12, 08/07/2019

North and South Korean musicians perform together in China A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music...
23:12, 05/11/2019

North Korean soldier defects across border to South A trooper who risked his life crossing the Korean border has expressed his desire to defect. Unauthorized border crossings are rare with armed guards and landmines making the journey almost impossible...
03:00, 08/01/2019

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
08:36, 07/07/2019

North Korea missile launches a 'solemn warning': state media Kim Jong Un supervised the launch of "a new type of tactical guided weapon," North Korean media have reported, in a warning to Seoul. The US and South Korea have urged Pyongyang to avoid provocations ...
18:48, 07/25/2019

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets....
23:48, 05/29/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea, South Korean military says The launch comes amid new tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and a stalemate in the Trump administration's push for Kim Jong Un to give up his country's nuclear arsenal.   ...
19:36, 07/24/2019

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's east...
15:48, 08/05/2019

North Korean Soldier Crosses Demilitarised Zone Into South A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across the heavily fortified frontier....
22:12, 07/31/2019

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to de...
23:36, 06/17/2019

New North Korean submarine can carry 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministry was quoted as saying on Wednesday....
12:12, 07/31/2019

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in Pyongyang to settle perma...
03:00, 07/08/2019

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit us...
07:00, 05/31/2019

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16:48, 09/09/2019

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidarity" to a South Korean group of activists....
14:48, 08/12/2019

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06:24, 07/26/2019

North, South Korean musicians hold rare joint performance SHANGHAI — South Korean violinist Won Hyung Joon took the stage, nodded once to his North Korean soprano partner, and placed his instrument on his shoulder. With a flick of the conductor’s wrist, she ...
12:48, 05/13/2019

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04:24, 07/26/2019

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20:24, 07/24/2019

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20:00, 08/15/2019

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22:24, 07/25/2019

South Korea expresses 'strong concern' over North Korean missile launch South Korea expressed "strong concern" on Wednesday that North Korea's launch of two short-range ballistic missiles could harm efforts to build peace on the Korean Peninsula, the presidential Blue Hou...
12:12, 07/31/2019

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16:12, 07/30/2019

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
05:12, 06/04/2019

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made betw...
21:12, 07/20/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles, South Korean officials say, as Trump-Kim talks stall Wednesday's launches comes days after North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles in what Kim Jong Un's regime said was a “solemn warning” over planned U.S.-South Korea ...
05:24, 07/31/2019

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18:24, 05/03/2019

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04:12, 07/16/2019

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00:00, 06/20/2019

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20:24, 05/30/2019

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14:24, 07/08/2019

Japan says ending intelligence pact shows South Korea fails to appreciate North Korean threat Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing national security th...
23:48, 08/22/2019

U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials to discuss North Korea, alliance U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Kor...
22:24, 07/23/2019

South Korean and Russian Crew Members Released Days After Their Boat Drifts to North Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — Two South Koreans and 15 Russians returned to South Korea on Sunday, following 10 days of detention in North Korea after their fishing boat drifted into North Korean water...
22:12, 07/28/2019

South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one ....
19:00, 05/03/2019

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White Hou...
14:48, 05/15/2019

North Korea fired 2 short-range ballistic missiles, the second launch in less than a week, the South Korean military says Reuters North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday, days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the US to stop upcoming military drills. North K...
01:24, 07/31/2019

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of bir...
19:36, 07/01/2019

North Korea launches second round of missiles in less than a week, South says North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles on Thursday, South Korea's military said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washing...
07:36, 05/09/2019

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles, Snubbing South’s Call to Stop Weapons Tests North Korea fired two projectiles on Friday, its 6th missile test since late last month. The launch came a day after South Korea’s president urged a halt to weapons tests....
19:36, 08/15/2019

North Korea says no inter-Korean talks unless South Korea, U.S. end military drills There will not be inter-Korean talks unless South Korea and the United States end joint military exercises that set North Korea as an "enemy," a senior official at Pyongyang's foreign ministry said on...
17:48, 08/10/2019

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictatorship....
07:00, 07/08/2019

North Korea: Missile launch was a 'solemn warning' to South Korea North Korea said on Friday that it launched a "new-type tactical guided weapon" as a "solemn warning" against South Korea, one day after the communist state fired two short-range ballistic missiles in...
21:48, 07/25/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says new tactical missile launch was warning to South Korea: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Thursday as a warning to South Korea to stop importing high-tech weapons and conducting joint mili...
17:12, 07/25/2019

North Korea says latest missile tests were 'warning' to US, South Korea over military exercises North Korea said Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the latest live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles, which Kim said was meant to send an "adequate warnin...
07:24, 08/07/2019

South Korean official says Japan an obstacle to building peace on Korean peninsula Japan has created an obstacle to building peace on the Korean peninsula, a senior South Korean official said on Friday, saying the country would review whether to maintain a military information pact ...
02:36, 08/02/2019

North Korea: Launch was a "warning" to South Korea North Korea says the two missiles launched this week toward the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, were intended to send a warning to South Korea....
16:48, 07/25/2019

North Korea launches two short-range ballistic missiles, South Korea says North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korea's Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) said in a statement, the second such launch in less than a week....
09:00, 07/31/2019

South Korea says North Korea's short-range missile launches a show of force, more could come North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises....
09:48, 08/10/2019

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea.  &...
23:36, 08/15/2019

North Korea launches another unidentified projectile: South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday fired at least one unidentified projectile from the country’s western area, South Korea’s military said, the second such launch in the last fiv...
05:24, 05/09/2019

North Korea Launches Two ‘Projectiles,’ South Korea Says North Korea fires two projectiles off its east coast on Thursday amid stalled efforts to resume talks on ending the country’s nuclear weapons program....
16:00, 07/24/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties....
00:24, 06/30/2019

North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned....
21:24, 05/13/2019

UN launches ‘South-South Galaxy’ knowledge-sharing platform in Buenos Aires When countries of the Global South forged an historic technical cooperation deal among themselves 40 years ago, digital technology was a thing of the future, but developing nations have come a long wa...
09:24, 04/28/2019

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks...
09:48, 06/27/2019

JCS: North Korean soldier defects across DMZ A North Korean soldier crossed the inter-Korean border over a river that flows between the two Koreas and expressed a desire to defect to the South, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday....
17:36, 08/01/2019

Former Prisoners of War Sue North Korean Leader After years working in North Korean coal mines, two former prisoners of war are seeking nearly $300,000 in damages from an unlikely source: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
09:36, 06/25/2019

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 bln South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion....
20:24, 06/18/2019

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear program — and th...
23:12, 08/12/2019

Trump not happy with North Korean, Iran President Donald Trump says he's not happy about North Korea's recent military tests. This comes at the same time says the U.S. sent an aircraft carrier group to the Persian Gulf because the...
12:24, 05/09/2019

US seizes North Korean cargo ship U.S. officials have confiscated North Korea’s second-largest cargo vessel in a crackdown on the smuggling operations that finance the regime’s nuclear weapons program, the Justice Department announced...
19:12, 05/09/2019

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries UNITED NATIONS — UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs — and...
07:36, 08/14/2019

Trump willing to meet again with North Korean leader U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday he would be willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to resume denuclearization talks at some point later this year....
18:37, 09/12/2019

How South Korean group BTS became the world's biggest boy band BTS has achieved huge success internationally -- but they're hardly the first K-pop band to try to break through. So why has the seven-member boy band succeeded where others haven't?...
17:36, 06/01/2019

South Korean internet addiction camp: What is life like there? Newsround has visited South Korea to find out more about internet addiction camps, where young people can go if they have a serious problem with the amount of time that they are spending online....
01:12, 07/08/2019

South Korean politicians mourn death of former first lady Politicians and key government officials on Tuesday expressed their condolences over the death of former first lady Lee Hee-ho, a political upholder for her late husband and pioneer for women's rights...
08:12, 06/11/2019

U.S. Women’s Open: A South Korean Has the Winning Number Jeongeun Lee6, who had a numeral added to her name because she was the sixth Jeongeun Lee on the South Korean tour, prevailed by two shots to win the event’s first $1 million check....
18:00, 06/02/2019

South Korean man under investigation for links to Islamic State A South Korean man is under investigation on charges of stealing a device used in military explosives while serving in the Army and collecting or uploading video clips related to the Islamic State mil...
01:36, 07/05/2019

South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix says second-quarter profit down 89% South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix reported its smallest quarterly earnings in three years on Thursday as slumping memory prices drove an 89% drop in second-quarter operating profit....
22:24, 07/24/2019

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean broadcaster has resigned after allegedly taking photo...
02:00, 07/09/2019

South Korean dies from self-immolation near Japan’s embassy A 78-year-old South Korean man has died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo...
03:00, 07/19/2019

A New Generation of North Korean Defectors Become YouTube Stars Baffling elders who shunned the limelight, young people fleeing the regime find careers on the internet—but they rarely talk politics. They answer questions about dating and snack food; ‘I’m glad I be...
17:12, 08/28/2019

North Korean Defector, 6-Year-Old Son Die Of Starvation In Seoul The bodies of a North Korean defector and her young son have been found in their apartment, Seoul police said Tuesday, with local media reporting they appeared to have died of starvation....
14:48, 08/13/2019

A Top North Korean Official Reappears, but With His Status Damaged Kim Yong-chol, a North Korean party vice chairman, resurfaced in the public eye this week, despite reports that he had been banished to a labor camp....
23:12, 06/02/2019

Trump Shrugs Off North Korean Weapons Test President Trump expressed confidence that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would ‘do nothing to interfere’ with the isolated regime’s potential economic progress, as Pyongyang confirmed a Saturday weap...
04:12, 05/05/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — e...
23:12, 05/25/2019

| Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official m...
10:48, 06/03/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they’re not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan. Trump says, “...
17:48, 05/25/2019

North says Kim, China’s Xi discussed Korean Peninsula issues BEIJING (AP) — North Korea’s state media says leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called ...
18:12, 06/20/2019

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in...
11:00, 06/05/2019

North Korean media air documentary on Kim-Putin summit North Korea's state TV aired a documentary film featuring Kim Jong Un's trip to Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, highlighting their strong relations amid stalled denuclearization tal...
07:36, 04/29/2019

'Executed' North Korean diplomat is alive, sources say The North Korean diplomat who South Korea's largest newspaper said had been executed by firing squad is alive and in state custody, according to several sources familiar with the situation....
21:12, 06/03/2019

Hundreds of North Korean 'execution sites' identified A human rights group claims to have identified 323 public execution sites in North Korea where the state has carried out its aggressive use of the death penalty. ...
15:36, 06/10/2019

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
07:36, 06/11/2019

Kim Jong Un inspects new sub, wants to bolster North Korean military North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday inspected a newly built submarine — days after the rogue regime said it may lift its suspension of nuclear tests to protest expected military exercises betwe...
07:48, 07/23/2019

The Latest: South Korean experts helping to identify victims The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary's capital (all times local): 1 p.m. South Korean fingerprint experts are assisting Hungarian officials in identifying the South Korean ...
08:24, 06/06/2019

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the co...
15:12, 07/16/2019

Japan says South Korean naval drills around disputed island must end Japan's foreign ministry said on Sunday that South Korean navy drills around Takeshima island, which is called Dokdo in Korean, were unacceptable and issued a protest demanding an end to the activitie...
23:00, 08/24/2019

More than 200 classics of South Korean cinema are streaming for free on YouTube Last month, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) was awarded the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his new film Parasite, once again bringing international attention to the ...
14:24, 06/05/2019

South Korean businesses growingly adopt unmanned services SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Robots are coming to South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture, where crowds of lunchtime customers queuing at cafes are a daily sight. Cafes are among many businesses that ...
00:36, 06/06/2019

Pyongyang Complains Loudly About Quieter U.S.-South Korean Exercises The U.S. and South Korea have toned down joint military exercises, but North Korea still accuses the two nations of saber rattling, complicating efforts to restart disarmament discussions....
09:24, 08/20/2019

South Korean executives jailed over treasure ship hoax Three South Korean executives were jailed for tricking investors into believing the existence of a sunken ship with gold worth billions, reports say.        ...
07:12, 05/02/2019

South Korean man dies after setting fire to his car near Japanese Embassy A man in his 70s died after setting fire to his car as it was parked in front of a building housing the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said....
00:24, 07/19/2019

5G RailNext wins grant to bring AR to South Korean and U.K. subways Cisco and its partners will test 5G-enabled augmented and mixed reality headsets to let tourists and commuters access travel and entertainment on subways.Read More...
09:36, 07/16/2019

Export dispute with Japan could be 'prolonged,' says South Korean President "We can't rule out the possibility that the situation would be prolonged, despite our diplomatic efforts to resolve the issue," President Moon Jae-in said at a meeting with executives from South ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Japanese curbs seen as chance for South Korean chipmakers to cut stockpiles Shares in South Korean memory chipmakers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc rose on Wednesday as investors bet on production cuts due to curbs on the export of key materials from Japan, analy...
00:36, 07/10/2019

South Korean Man Sets Himself on Fire at Japanese Embassy in Seoul The Japanese embassy has been the site of passionate protests, especially now that Tokyo is curtailing exports of materials vital to South Korea’s high-tech products....
22:36, 07/18/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's ...
23:36, 07/18/2019

South Korean man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man in his seventies has self-immolated inside his car in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, authorities in the South Korean capital said Friday....
03:36, 07/19/2019

South Korean men detained for spitting on comfort woman statue Four men who allegedly spat on a statue memorializing the nation's comfort women say they committed acts to "deride" victims of Japanese wartime brothels....
13:36, 07/10/2019

Kim Jong-un’s Sister to Meet With South Korean Officials at Border Mr. Kim’s sister, Kim Yo-jong, will deliver a letter from him expressing condolences on the death of a former South Korean first lady, officials said....
03:12, 06/12/2019

A South Korean Man Died After Setting Himself on Fire Outside the Japanese Embassy (SEOUL, South Korea) — A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions between S...
04:24, 07/19/2019

Japan's Restrictions on South Korean Chip Makers Backfire Japan’s trade jab at South Korea’s chip makers was meant to be painful, but a week in, it appears to have given a momentary victory to the core targets: Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix....
08:12, 07/11/2019

South Korean Football Fans To Sue Over Cristiano Ronaldo Benching More than 2,000 South Korean football fans will sue a sports agency after superstar Cristiano Ronaldo stayed on the bench when his Juventus side played a friendly in Seoul last week....
10:12, 07/29/2019

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing...
03:36, 05/30/2019

U.S. rescues last crew member from stricken South Korean ship Rescue workers on Monday freed the final crew member trapped inside a South Korean cargo vessel that flipped on its side off the coast of Georgia, the U.S. Coast Guard said....
16:48, 09/09/2019

Kim Jong Un's sister visits DMZ to pay respects to South Korean first lady The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited Korea's demilitarized zone on Wednesday to pay her respects to South Korea's former first lady, who died earlier this week....
08:24, 06/12/2019

Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips and smartphones erupted over forced labor in World W...
11:24, 07/09/2019

A 72-Year-Old South Korean Man Set Himself Ablaze to Protest Japan, Police Say (SEOUL, South Korea) — Police say a 72-year-old South Korean man is in critical condition after setting himself ablaze in downtown Seoul, apparently to express his anger toward Japan amid worsen...
07:24, 08/01/2019

Trump Leaves Huawei's South Korean Suppliers Hanging In a speech to South Korea’s largest conglomerates after he eased the toughest U.S. measures against Huawei, President Trump provided no direction on how they should proceed with the Chinese tech gian...
09:24, 06/30/2019

| Police raid South Korean sports agency in Ronaldo row South Korean police raided a sports agency as part of a fraud inquiry after Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo sat out a friendly in Seoul, enraging thousands of fans....
23:24, 08/08/2019

Police: South Korean TV celebrity bought 1 gram of meth A naturalized Korean citizen from America and TV personality bought 1 gram of methamphetamine and took the illegal substance twice in March, police said....
01:00, 04/30/2019

South Korean rookie Lee grabs share of Connecticut lead PGA Tour rookie Lee Kyoung-hoon of South Korea used a hot start and two back-nine birdies to move into a six-way share of the lead after the first round lead of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell,...
18:24, 06/20/2019

South Korean Kim grabs clubhouse lead at Women's PGA Championship South Korean Kim Hyo-joo grabbed a one-shot clubhouse lead at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Thursday as Michelle Wie endured a rough return to competition....
15:36, 06/20/2019

US seizes large North Korean ship used to transport coal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in violation of international sanctions. The Justice Departme...
10:12, 05/09/2019

US seizes North Korean cargo ship for violating sanctions The U.S. said Thursday it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement action that comes tense moment in relations between the...
12:12, 05/09/2019

"Invited" North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un To US: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Sunday he had extended an invitation to North Korean Kim Jong Un to come to the United States, adding that "at some point it will all happen"....
04:48, 06/30/2019

Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader, 'was a CIA informant' There was a ‘nexus’ between Kim, who was assassinated in 2017, and US intelligence agency, Wall Street Journal reports Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed ...
19:48, 06/10/2019

North Korean prisoners publicly executed for trying to escape or steal, UN says UN interviewed more than 330 people, mostly women, who left the country, with some subject to sexual violence and beatingsNorth Korean prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publi...
08:12, 08/03/2019

"They Like To Blame Kim Jong Un": Trump On North Korean Execution Reports U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean.....
05:36, 06/06/2019

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report....
11:48, 08/06/2019

Seoul says hiding North Korean diplomat has left Italy South Korea’s spy agency has told lawmakers that a North Korean diplomat who went into hiding in Italy last year is now under protection outside the country...
22:12, 07/31/2019

Trump on latest North Korean missile tests: 'Nobody's happy about it' "They were smaller missiles, short-range missiles," Trump told reporters at the White House. "Nobody's happy about it, but we're taking a good look and we'll see."...
10:12, 05/09/2019

U.S. still hopes for talks after latest North Korean missile tests North Korea's latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearizati...
11:48, 08/01/2019

The insane North Korean propaganda display even Kim Jong Un didn’t like North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was treated to a massive art performance in Pyongyang as thousands of dancers took part in an elaborate propaganda display — but Kim was not a fan. The despotic leader ...
15:36, 06/04/2019

U.S. calls for no more North Korean 'provocations,' hopes to resume talks The United States on Thursday urged North Korea to refrain from further provocations after the communist country test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles and said it still hoped for a resumpt...
13:48, 07/25/2019

Supposedly executed former North Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN North Korea's nuclear envoy, who a South Korean newspaper said last week had been executed, is alive but in custody and under investigation for his role in a failed summit with the United States, CNN ...
23:24, 06/03/2019

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy UN, but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea's missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
12:12, 08/02/2019

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the ...
06:24, 06/18/2019

Reportedly Purged North Korean Official Appears With Kim Jong Un A senior North Korean official—reportedly purged after nuclear talks soured with President Trump in Vietnam—appeared at a weekend musical performance with leader Kim Jong Un, according to Pyongyang st...
08:48, 06/03/2019

'Purged' North Korean diplomat appears in state media High-ranking North Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol was identified attending an art performance alongside leader Kim Jong Un in the country's state media on Sunday -- two days after one of South Korea's ...
07:24, 06/03/2019

North Korean Ship Seized by U.S. Arrives in American Samoa (PAGO PAGO, American Samoa) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, ...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. C...
23:36, 06/17/2019

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent payments, the City Hostel Berlin is still open for busine...
10:48, 08/16/2019

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. Th...
15:24, 08/01/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department announced ...
11:36, 05/09/2019

U.S. Sanctions North Korean Over Illicit Trade, Missile Program The U.S. imposed sanctions on a North Korean man it accuses of evading trade restrictions and being an employee of a government department that helped develop the nuclear-capable missiles the country ...
00:12, 07/30/2019

US officials seize North Korean freighter for defying sanctions The U.S. has seized a North Korean shipping freighter for defying economic sanctions while hauling supplies in and out of the Hermit Kingdom, authorities announced Thursday. Officials with the Souther...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too esc...
19:00, 06/16/2019

Top North Korean official reappears days after purge report A senior North Korean official who had been reported as purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media enjoying a concert alongside leader Kim Jong Un....
20:00, 06/02/2019

Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected charges from North Korea's Foreign Ministry that U.S. plans for military exercises with South Korea are in breach of agreements between North Korean le...
14:48, 07/19/2019

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in ...
22:36, 07/03/2019

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urged leader Kim Jong Un to return to denuclearizatio...
20:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. checking reports of North Korean envoy's execution: Pompeo The United States is attempting to check on reports that a senior North Korean official involved in Pyongyang's non-proliferation talks with Washington has been executed, Secretary of State Mike Pompe...
04:24, 05/31/2019

Flood warning issued for North Bay area The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is advising residents in the area near the Ottawa River that a flood warning is in effect until Monday....
10:24, 05/09/2019

South Korean team to enter salvaged wreck in search for four missing South Korean rescue workers will enter the wreck of a tour boat salvaged from the Danube River on Wednesday to search for four Koreans still missing after its deadly sinking, Seoul's foreign ministry ...
04:36, 06/12/2019

| South Korean Olympic skating champion banned over trouser-pulling South Korean Olympic short track speed skating champion Lim Hyo-jun has been banned from competition for a year for sexually harassing a fellow male athlete....
04:12, 08/09/2019

South Korean Singer-actor Park Yoo-chun sentenced for drug use A local court sentenced Park Yoo-chun, an actor and former member of boy band JYJ, to 10 months in prison on Tuesday, suspended two years, for using an illegal drug....
01:36, 07/02/2019

Body pulled from Danube river south of Budapest: Korean diplomat Hungarian authorities have pulled a body from the Danube river more than 100 kilometers downriver from Budapest, the South Korean embassy's Defense Attache Shun-Keun Song told reporters on Monday....
05:24, 06/03/2019

South Korean night club collapse kills 2, injures Americans A curly-haired Californian who won a gold medal in water polo during the Rio Olympics underwent surgery Saturday for a deep cut on her leg after she was hurt when a nightclub in South Korea collapsed....
21:12, 07/27/2019

Samsung Display considers suspending output at South Korean LCD plant South Korean panel maker Samsung Display said on Friday it is considering suspending one of its liquid crystal display (LCD) production lines at home due to a supply glut....
19:36, 08/15/2019

South Korean social satire 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes "Parasite", a suspenseful dark comedy about class struggles directed by South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho, won the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday....
12:36, 05/25/2019

South Korean actor arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two women Actor Kang Ji-hwan has been arrested without a warrant on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman and molesting another, both employees of his agency, police said Wednesday....
01:48, 07/10/2019

South Korean justice minister nominee denies corruption allegations Cho Kuk, the embattled justice minister nominee, denied academic-related allegations over his daughter and a dubious investment in a private equity fund, as he sought to clarify corruption scandals in...
05:12, 09/02/2019

South Korean boycott of Japanese goods hits beer and carmakers Honda down 81% and beer sales fall 97% amid deepening spat over countries’ wartime legacySales of Japanese beer and cars have plummeted in South Korea amid a consumer boycott sparked by a deepening di...
06:36, 09/04/2019

South Korean Daily Says That Kim Jong-un Executed and Purged Top Nuclear Negotiators The report comes amid speculation that the North’s leader is changing tack after his summit meeting with President Trump failed to lift punishing sanctions....
19:24, 05/30/2019

South Korean political leaders vow to work together to resolve Japan dispute South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and leaders of the country's major political parties vowed on Thursday to work together to resolve a worsening political and economic dispute with Japan....
05:36, 07/18/2019

South Korean auto stocks jump after reports that US could delay tariffs Shares of automakers in South Korea jumped in early morning trade on Thursday following reports overnight that the U.S. could delay implementing tariffs on the sector....
19:12, 05/15/2019

Russia denies its strategic bombers violated South Korean air space Russia's Ministry of Defence on Tuesday denied that its strategic bombers had violated South Korean air space and accused South Korean jets of carrying out dangerous maneuvers that threatened its airc...
00:24, 07/23/2019

South Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to att...
17:36, 07/23/2019

South Korean man stages bank robbery to get medical treatment in jail A South Korean man walked into a bank with a toy knife and “politely” asked for the police to be called, hoping he would be sent to prison, a report said. The 40-year-old man staged the he...
23:36, 07/07/2019

Angelina Jolie Is "Very Proud" as Son Maddox Enrolls in South Korean University Maddox Jolie-Pitt is heading off to college. E! News has learned that the eldest son of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt will start classes at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, in late......
17:24, 08/05/2019

Loft collapses inside South Korean nightclub injuries U.S. athletes A nightclub loft containing about 100 people collapsed early Saturday at a nightclub in South Korea, killing two people and injuring at least 17, including athletes competing in the world swimming cha...
08:12, 07/28/2019

South Korean Leader Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Dispute With Japan In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
22:00, 08/14/2019

South Korean police raid company involved in Ronaldo no-show South Korean police raided the office of a marketing agency on Thursday as part of a fraud investigation into Cristiano Ronaldo's non-appearance in a friendly match between Juventus and a K-Leagu...
08:12, 08/08/2019

Russia-China Air Patrol Draws Fire From South Korean Jets The first joint patrol by Russian and Chinese bombers aimed at testing the air defenses of U.S. allies in northeast Asia triggered a rare clash as South Korean fighters scrambled to ward off what Seou...
16:24, 07/23/2019

Trump, Moon Jae-in Discuss North Korean Denuclearization: White House US President Donald Trump spoke with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday to discuss North Korea's denuclearization, according to the White House....
12:36, 05/07/2019

Trump Says Recent North Korean Missile Tests Didn't Bother Him President Trump said he didn’t think North Korea’s missile tests were a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions and acknowledged disagreement with his advisers....
02:48, 05/27/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggre...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s president, while pursuing peace talks, must confro...
06:12, 05/12/2019

'Entire' North Korean WMD program violates U.N. security council resolutions: U.S. North Korea's "entire" weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. security council resolutions, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday when asked about recent missile launches by P...
12:24, 05/28/2019

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to...
17:12, 07/09/2019

Army vet, a Korean War POW, laid to rest in US after remains return from North Korea A funeral was held this week for a Korean War veteran nearly 70 years following his death in a prisoner-of-war camp after he was captured during the war....
08:00, 05/03/2019

Japan coastguard says it detected North Korean ballistic missile launch Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debris....
21:00, 08/23/2019

North Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory....
07:24, 05/12/2019

Donald Trump Has "No Problem" With Latest North Korean Missile Tests North Korea carried out its third missile test in eight days Friday, according to the South's military, but US President Donald Trump said he had "no problem" with the spate of launches by Pyongyang....
23:12, 08/01/2019

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violate...
01:36, 05/25/2019

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who helped set up historic summits with Donald Trump has attended a concert alongside lea...
22:36, 06/02/2019

North Korean Negotiator’s Downfall Was Sealed When Trump-Kim Summit Collapsed The fate of Kim Yong-chol provides the latest example of how a senior North Korean official’s political fortune is made or broken at the whims of Kim Jong-un....
13:00, 05/31/2019

John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate UN resolutions National Security Adviser John Bolton on Saturday said that there is “no doubt” that recent short-range missile launches by North Korea are in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions -- suggest...
09:48, 05/25/2019

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever the external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situa...
04:36, 06/22/2019

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes...
22:24, 06/09/2019

Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un in DMZ; steps onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump met briefly Sunday with Kim Jong Un and became the first U.S. president to step onto North Korean territory.        ...
03:48, 06/30/2019

‘Executed’ North Korean pop star back from the dead — and by Kim Jong-un’s side A North Korean pop star famous for her bizarre propaganda song, “Excellent Horse-Like Lady,” was reportedly executed years after the country’s unhinged leader Kim Jong-un took a romantic interest in h...
19:12, 06/08/2019

After North Korean missile launch, Trump still has confidence in deal with Kim Jong Un After North Korea fired a barrage of missiles early Saturday, President Donald Trump said he remains confident in negotiations with Kim Jong Un and that a deal is still possible.    &#...
10:48, 05/04/2019

Hundreds of North Korean public execution sites identified: survey North Korea conducts public executions to incite fear among the public, a rights group said on Tuesday in a report pinpointing at least 323 sites used by the government for capital punishment....
10:12, 06/10/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performa...
22:00, 06/02/2019

Seized North Korean cargo ship arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. under suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrives in the capital of American Samoa.        ...
19:36, 05/12/2019

North Korean foreign minister will not attend U.N. gathering of world leaders North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho will not attend the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations later this month "due to his schedule," the country's mission to the U.N. told Reut...
16:12, 09/04/2019

US sanctions North Korean hacking groups it says stole millions around the world The U.S. Treasury on Friday sanctioned three hacking groups it says have links to North Korea's intelligence bureau and have stolen millions from banks and other entities around the world....
16:24, 09/13/2019

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) condu...
03:48, 05/22/2019

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations The U.S. said Thursday it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement action that comes tense moment in relations between the...
14:36, 05/09/2019

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
06:00, 05/27/2019

North Korean foreign minister calls Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
22:36, 08/22/2019

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un in DMZ; may step onto North Korean soil Donald Trump simply tweeted out an invitation to Kim Jong Un to meet him at the DMZ between North and South Korea.        ...
21:48, 06/29/2019

U.S. Seizes North Korean Ship It Claims is a Sanction-Buster (Updated) The United States has seized a North Korean vessel it claims was engaged in sanctions-busting behavior, exporting the country’s coal while importing heavy machinery and other goods. The ship, called M...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of former Vice President Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday....
08:48, 05/26/2019

Top North Korean official reappears days after report claiming he was executed  A senior North Korean official who had been reported as being purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media on Monday enjoying a concert near leader Kim Jong Un....
05:48, 06/03/2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversees missile firing drills North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen a live-fire drill of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons, the state's media reported....
09:48, 05/05/2019

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges, says no plans to return The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously" false, but that his work in the country wa...
08:48, 07/09/2019

China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report A UK-based organization has documented widespread violence against women in North Korea, claiming that thousands of the communist country's women are being subjected to forced marriage and prostitutio...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses say North Ko...
01:24, 06/11/2019

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situa...
19:00, 06/21/2019

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance....
20:36, 05/24/2019

Was North Korean leader Kim's slain half brother a CIA source? Kim Jong Nam, the slain half brother of North Korea’s leader, met on several occasions with CIA operatives, the Wall Street Journal reports.        ...
07:12, 06/11/2019

Kim Jong Un tells North Korean troops to keep “high alert posture” North Korean media showed its leader, Kim Jong Un, on Saturday observing live-fire drills involving long-range rocket launchers, the BBC reported. But the rockets, shot into the sea, appeared to be ne...
00:48, 05/05/2019

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
07:36, 08/13/2019

North Korean Missile Tests Break U.N. Rules, Trump Says---But Not His Agreement With Kim President Trump conceded that North Korea’s recent short-range missile tests might have broken United Nations resolutions but said he didn’t consider them a violation of Kim Jong Un’s commitments to t...
19:00, 08/02/2019

Kim Jong Un: Missile launch a 'warning; to U.S., South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called his country's fourth set of missile launches in less than two weeks a "warning" to South Korea and the United States over an ongoing joint military exercise, Nor...
23:24, 08/06/2019

North Korea’s Kim: missile test ‘adequate warning’ North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles he said would send an “adequate warning” to the United States and South Korea...
16:12, 08/06/2019

Michelle Wie blasts Hank Haney over his comments about South Korean golfers in the LPGA Michelle Wie ripped Hank Haney -- a well-known golf instructor -- after shocking comments about South Korean golfers on his radio show Wednesday.        ...
13:24, 05/29/2019

U.S. replace water polo player hurt in South Korean club collapse U.S. water polo attacker Paige Hauschild, who was injured when the upper deck of a nightclub collapsed on top of revellers in South Korea last Saturday, will be replaced on the Pan American Games rost...
00:24, 08/04/2019

South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest South Korea's military on Sunday began two days of drills around a tiny island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo just days after Seoul decided to scrap an intelligence-sharing pact...
23:00, 08/24/2019

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police ...
18:24, 05/29/2019

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police ...
18:36, 05/29/2019

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambu...
21:48, 05/29/2019

Labor pains: Japanese jobs for South Korean graduates dry up amid trade row Song Min-su, a Japanese major in his final year at Hannam University, south of Seoul, has watched in dismay as a spat between South Korea and Japan over wartime forced labor has spiraled into a damagi...
05:24, 09/04/2019

South Korean government planning Linux migration as Windows 7 support ends The Interior Ministry is preparing a test deployment to determine compatibility with existing systems ahead of a potential broader deployment across the government....
13:12, 05/17/2019

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-sta...
11:00, 06/11/2019

US water polo players injured after balcony collapses at South Korean nightclub Balcony inside a South Korean club collapsed, and members of U.S. water polo teams competing at world swimming championships were among the injured.       ...
11:12, 07/27/2019

South Korean prosecution confirms death of ex-head of Hanbo Group in Ecuador The prosecution concluded Thursday that Chung Tae-soo, former head of the now-defunct Hanbo Group, died in December in Ecuador, where he was hiding after fleeing South Korea while standing trial on em...
02:24, 07/04/2019

South Korean chip giants face 'strangling' from Japanese export curbs South Korean chipmakers are hitting a dead end in their quest to find alternatives for key Japanese materials that have been slapped with export restrictions, raising the prospect of major disruption ...
02:12, 08/01/2019

South Korean lawmakers visit disputed islets as Japan tensions mount A group of South Korean lawmakers visited islands disputed with Japan, sparking a protest from the Japanese foreign ministry as the countries' already tense relationship deteriorates further....
01:36, 08/31/2019

U.S. rescuers seek fourth crew member on stricken South Korean ship Rescue workers on Monday freed three of four missing crew members from a South Korean cargo vessel that flipped on its side off the coast of Georgia, the U.S. Coast Guard said....
14:48, 09/09/2019

South Korean researchers find evidence of wartime brothels on Jeju Island Oh Shi-jong remembers the seven buttons on the uniforms the Japanese soldiers wore as they waited in line outside the building the military had confiscated across the street from his house in Seongsan...
11:12, 07/08/2019

Kim Jong Un's sister flies solo as she heads to DMZ to meet South Korean officials In a rare contact between North Korean and South Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’ sister met with the South’s officials following the death of a former South Korean first lady on Monday....
08:48, 06/12/2019

South Korean president says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Japan imposing tighter export curbs against Seoul will undermine Japan's international credibility for using its industrial advantage as a weapon against a...
21:48, 08/07/2019

Letter threatening to hunt Koreans sent to South Korean embassy in Japan: media A letter threatening to hunt Koreans and containing what appeared to be a bullet has been sent to the South Korean embassy in Japan amid worsening ties between the Asian neighbors, Japanese media said...
03:36, 09/03/2019

Hungarian police has identified seven South Korean Victims of Budapest boat crash Hungarian police on Saturday said they has identified seven South Koreans who died in a Budapest riverboat crash on Wednesday, without releasing their names....
09:48, 06/01/2019

2 Dead In South Korean Nightclub Balcony Collapse At World Swim Meet Two people died and 16 were injured, including eight athletes taking part in swimming's world championship, after a balcony collapsed under the weight of party-goers at a South Korean nightclub, local...
00:48, 07/27/2019

South Korean trade official says Japan's export curbs violate WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea violates World Trade Organization rules and Seoul would respond firmly, a senior official at South Korea's trade ministry said...
00:48, 07/01/2019

South Korean Overwatch League Broadcast Apparently Omits Pride Day Festivities If you tuned into the Overwatch League’s Friday games, you probably saw dozens of esports fans decked out in rainbow garb or flashing LGBTQ-themed signs as soon as the camera turned their way. It was ...
13:12, 06/10/2019

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in scale and organization....
17:36, 08/01/2019

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live s...
00:24, 05/21/2019

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's...
13:12, 06/23/2019

| North Korean leader receives 'excellent' letter from Trump, reports KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a personal letter of "excellent content" from US President Donald Trump, the country's state media has reported....
10:00, 06/23/2019

‘I don’t blame Kim Jong Un’: In dismissing Bolton, Trump sides with North Korean leader — again In a string of extraordinary episodes, the president has aligned himself with one of the world’s most brutal dictators against individual Americans, the intelligence community, the military and U.S. a...
16:12, 09/12/2019

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ti...
18:12, 05/18/2019

Top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol reappears days after purge report North Korean publications showed Kim Yong Chol sitting five seats away from a clapping Kim Jong Un during a musical performance by the wives of Korean People’s Army officers.    ...
01:24, 06/03/2019

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of carrying out attacks that targeted critical infrastr...
20:00, 09/13/2019

U.S. warrant issued for accused ringleader of North Korean embassy raid in Madrid U.S. authorities are focused on Southern California in their manhunt for a one-time human rights activist accused of leading a violent takeover of North Korea's embassy in Spain, according to a federa...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Former US-North Korean negotiator says Trump in ‘complete denial’ over Kim’s latest missile tests HEY, THEY’RE JUST SHORT-RANGE MISSILES: As President Trump works to get the derailed nuclear talks with North Korea back on track, he continues to downplay the threat from missile tests and side with ...
12:24, 08/26/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts...
10:12, 09/13/2019

North Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of multiple rocket launchers: KCNA North Korea has conducted a "strike drill" for multiple launchers, firing tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, the North's state ...
22:48, 05/04/2019

Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping Have Discussed Korean Peninsula Issues, the North’s State Media Says (BEIJING) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilatera...
00:12, 06/21/2019

North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo will begin flying direct to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macao next month, the city's aviation authority said....
04:00, 07/24/2019

Report of North Korean execution prompts skepticism and concerns about gaps in knowledge A Seoul-based newspaper claimed that North Korea had executed its chief nuclear negotiator. But South Korean news outlets have a spotty record on reporting purges and state-ordered killings by Pyongya...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Pentagon stops program to retrieve remains from Korean War after North Korea goes silent Attempts by the Pentagon to retrieve remains of U.S. troops from North Korea have stopped due to a lack of communication from Pyongyang, U.S. officials said....
07:48, 05/09/2019

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in Los Angeles on Tuesday....
22:12, 07/09/2019

CNN's David Axelrod calls Trump's presser 'North Korean': Maybe he's 'hanging with Kim Jong Un' too much CNN commentator David Axelrod slammed President Trump's presser on Thursday, calling it "North Korean" and suggested he was "hanging with Kim Jong Un" too much. ...
08:48, 05/24/2019

Tucker Carlson says Trump 'dominated' Kim as 'wheezing' North Korean dictator struggled Fox News host Tucker Carlson witnessed the historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Sunday, and shared his thoughts on "Fox & F...
16:00, 06/30/2019

White House press secretary bruised in scuffle with North Korean security New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham reportedly got bruised Sunday after she threw herself into a scrum of North Korean security personnel as she tried to make way for US reporters to cov...
10:12, 06/30/2019

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in the American college student’s death. The Wa...
15:00, 07/07/2019

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and sever...
04:36, 08/03/2019

Kim Jong Un Expresses ‘Great Satisfaction’ Over Multiple North Korean Weapons Tests SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow ...
09:36, 08/17/2019

US government unveils new North Korean hacking tool as tensions continue to rise The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI on Thursday publicly identified a new North Korean malware capable of funneling information from a victim's computer network....
19:12, 05/09/2019

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as p...
00:48, 06/11/2019

U.S. government says it has seized North Korean ship used to transport coal in violation of sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government says it has seized North Korean ship used to transport coal in violation of sanctions....
09:24, 05/09/2019

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of a...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un....
00:24, 06/30/2019

North Korean projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles: Kyodo The North Korean projectiles launched early Friday are believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, Kyodo News reported, citing unnamed Japanese government officials....
16:48, 08/01/2019

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russia warplanes South Korean defense officials on Tuesday said Seoul launched fighter jets in response to "multiple" Russian military planes that entered into the country's airspace. ...
00:12, 07/23/2019

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian warplane A Russian warplane violated South Korea's airspace above the East Sea twice Tuesday, prompting the Air Force to scramble fighter jets and fire warning shots, military officers here said....
22:00, 07/22/2019

| Kim sends missile 'warning' to South Korea, US as tensions rise North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un says the country's latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state news agency KCNA reports....
11:48, 08/07/2019

Hyundai Motor, South Korean union reach tentative wage deal without strike Hyundai Motor Co and its South Korean union reached a tentative wage deal and averted strike action for the first time in eight years, a union spokesman said on Wednesday....
17:12, 08/27/2019

South Korean rescue team returns home after completing search operation in Hungary South Korea's team of deep-sea divers and rescue workers returned home Tuesday, wrapping up their monthlong operation to search for Koreans who went missing when their cruise boat capsized in the Danu...
01:24, 07/30/2019

Facebook Sues South Korean Analytics Company to Send a 'Message' That It Means Business Now Facebook has filed a lawsuit against South Korean data analytics company Rankwave over a breach of contract after the company allegedly failed to prove that it was complying with Facebook’s data polic...
01:00, 05/11/2019

South Korean cult leader who held 400 people captive in Fiji jailed for six years Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace Road Church, subjected followers to beatings and confiscated their passportsThe leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held 400 people captive in Fiji and subjecte...
04:12, 08/02/2019

South Korean politician ripped for telling female nominee she's failing country by not having kids A male South Korean politician has drawn a sharp rebuke from his female colleagues after he told a nominee for a top economic post that she is “failing to fulfill her duty to the nation” by being sing...
18:48, 09/05/2019

South Korean divers launch operation to recover missing in Hungary boat accident South Korean divers in Hungary prepared on Monday for an attempt to reach the wreck of a pleasure boat which had been carrying mostly South Korean tourists when it sank in the Danube last week, killin...
02:36, 06/03/2019

Budget airlines the flavor of South Korean aviation market, Jeju travel booms Kim Bo-Min, a Starbucks barista, paid 140,000 won ($118) for a round-trip from her hometown of Daegu to the popular resort island of Jeju, arriving on T'Way Air Co Ltd, part of South Korea's rapidly g...
14:48, 06/01/2019

A South Korean cult leader who held 400 followers captive in Fiji has been jailed for six years A South Korean cult leader has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding some 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence and abuse....
13:00, 08/01/2019

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
00:48, 05/22/2019

Facebook sues South Korean analytics company to send ‘message’ about privacy to app developers Facebook on Friday said it had filed a lawsuit against Rankwave, a South Korean analytics company that may have mishandled users’ personal information, a legal salvo that the social media giant descri...
18:48, 05/10/2019

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, riskin...
02:24, 07/16/2019

Asia markets fall in early trade as South Korean exports drop 11% in July Asia stocks traded lower Thursday morning as South Korean trade data for July showed exports falling 11% on-year, slightly better than what analysts had predicted....
18:36, 07/31/2019

North Korea says test missile launch was a ‘solemn warning’ North Korea said on Thursday that it test fired two ballistic missiles over the ocean as a “solemn warning” over South Korea’s weapons development and expected military drills. The country’...
23:12, 07/25/2019

Calls grow to drop case against US Marine and activists in North Korean embassy intrusion The Justice Department is charging two men accused of intruding into the North Korean embassy in Madrid, Spain, and grabbing computers, thumb drives and a cell phone that they then handed over to the ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

North Korean leader's slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported o...
17:36, 06/10/2019

North Korean ship used to illicitly transport coal is seized over sanctions violation, US announces A North Korean cargo vessel used to transport coal -- in violation of international sanctions against the rogue regime -- was seized, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday, just hours after t...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Japan defense minister calls North Korean projectile launch 'very regrettable': Jiji Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said North Korea's launch of a pair of projectiles on Thursday was "very regrettable", Jiji news agency reported....
17:48, 07/24/2019

Fate of 'executed' North Korean negotiator grows murkier after report claims he is still alive Chosun Ilbo, the largest daily newspaper in South Korea, reported last week that North Korea's special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok-chol, was killed by a firing squad in March after being...
07:00, 06/04/2019

| US China trade war | North Korean ship: WATCH the top World news videos for today China won't swallow 'bitter fruit' in US trade war | Seized North Korean Cargo Ship Arrives in American Samoa; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
21:48, 05/12/2019

U.S. National Security Adviser Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate U.N. resolution U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Saturday there was "no doubt" North Korea's recent test missile launches violated United Nations resolutions....
20:24, 05/24/2019

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man ...
17:36, 07/02/2019

Trump Says North Korean Dictator Sent Him An Apology Note for Country's Recent Missile Tests Hours after North Korea purportedly launched its fifth round of short-range missile testing in the last few weeks, President Donald Trump let the world know in a series of Saturday morning tweets that...
12:12, 08/10/2019

After Kim-Trump summit collapse, North Korean leader holds talks with Vladimir Putin North Korea's Kim Jong Un made his first trip to Russia two months after his second denuclearization summit with President Donald Trump failed.        ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft The fighter jets "took tactical action" against Russian and Chinese warplanes for violating South Korean airspace. But Russia has denied the allegations, saying the joint patrol was operating in inter...
16:24, 07/23/2019

Russia Denies Jet Breached South Korea Airspace, Says No "Warning Fire" Moscow denied on Tuesday that its aircraft had violated South Korean airspace, saying its jets had carried out planned drills over international waters....
01:48, 07/23/2019

South Korea fires warning shots after Russia violates airspace Russian military planes violated South Korean airspace for the first time ever on Tuesday, prompting the country to scramble fighter jets — and reportedly fire warning shots. South Korea’s...
22:36, 07/22/2019

Firefighters issue warning about power strips after fire on south side TUCSON – Although useful,  if power strips get overloaded, they can become very dangerous, according to firefighters with Rural Metro Fire Department. According to RMFD, a recent fire near Palo ...
09:36, 07/16/2019

Japan greenlights first South Korea export since July curbs, but with a warning Japan has approved shipment of a high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since imposing export curbs last month, but doubled down on political pressure and warned it could broaden restric...
05:48, 08/08/2019

South Korean firm to boost output of chipmaking chemical amid Japan curbs: report A South Korean maker of a chemical that is used for producing semiconductors will increase output soon with a new plant coming on stream, helping domestic chipmakers offset export curbs imposed by Jap...
04:00, 07/23/2019

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse, fear prosecution in South Korean military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and trans soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty International r...
23:36, 07/10/2019

South Korean battery maker LG Chem aims to rely less on Japanese parts amid trade row South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is pushing for the localization of some battery parts in an effort to reduce its dependence on Japan amid a deepening political and economic feud, its president said on Wedne...
03:12, 08/28/2019

South Korean rescuers begin test dives in Hungary to reach sunken tourist boat South Korean rescue divers performed test dives in the Danube river in Budapest on Monday as they prepared an attempt to reach the wreckage of a pleasure boat which had been carrying mostly South Kore...
01:12, 06/03/2019

South Korean soccer fans file lawsuit after Cristiano Ronaldo sits out friendly match Two South Korean soccer fans have sued the organizers of a friendly match between Italian giants Juventus and a local all-star team, claiming that Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence from the pitch caused the...
00:12, 08/01/2019

South Korean petrol stations refuse to fill up Japanese cars amid growing boycott Sales of holidays, beer and even tickets to see Butt Detective the Movie slump amid trade tensionsPetrol stations and garages in South Korea are refusing to fill up or service Japanese cars as part of...
02:24, 07/24/2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting....
00:24, 06/30/2019

North Korean State Media Posts Photos of Kim Jong Un Touring 'Newly Built' Submarine North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un, whose lineage is well known as the world’s foremost lookers at things, has toured a “newly built” submarine, the country’s state-run media Korean Central News Agenc...
00:48, 07/23/2019

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
00:24, 05/23/2019

Xi says China backs North Korean efforts to solve Korea Peninsula issue: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in resolving the issue of the Korean Peni...
17:24, 06/18/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of poisoning North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
01:48, 05/03/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
22:48, 05/02/2019

North Korea launches two 'projectiles' into the sea The launch comes as United States and South Korea commence war games that the North condemns as a violation of peace efforts. A series of recent North Korean launches is complicating stalled denuclear...
22:36, 08/05/2019

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace The Russian planes entered South Korean airspace, the Defense Ministry in Seoul reports. It was the first time that Russian military aircraft violated South Korean airspace....
23:12, 07/22/2019

South Korea Fired Warning Shots After a Russian Warplane Violated Airspace (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean jets fired warning shots after a Russian military plane violated South Korea’s airspace on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, in the first such incident bet...
23:12, 07/22/2019

South Korea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defense officials in Seoul said, with Chinese bombers also entering...
00:24, 07/23/2019

Mainland Chinese stocks tumble amid stimulus concerns; South Korean economy unexpectedly contracts Stocks in China tumbled on Thursday amid worries that Beijing could pull back on stimulus measures following recent better-than-expected economic data....
09:36, 04/28/2019

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
05:00, 05/30/2019

South Korean Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight and hopes for 'One Korea' by 2045 South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
22:24, 08/14/2019

INSS: North Korea's warning against joint drill aimed at buying time North Korea's recent warning against the planned joint military exercise between South Korea and the United States is aimed at buying time to look into the idea of adopting a nuclear freeze....
03:36, 07/18/2019

Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un....
23:36, 06/29/2019

Exclusive: U.N. bid to curb North Korean missile tests, revive air traffic, delayed amid U.S. concerns - sources A U.N. agency's bid to curb North Korea's missile program with an airspace safety audit and at the same time revive its air traffic has been delayed amid U.S. concerns that it may breach U.N. sanction...
02:36, 06/03/2019

President Trump Downplays North Korean Missile Tests, Compliments Kim Jong Un’s ‘Great and Beautiful Vision’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed recent missile tests by North Korea and flattered the country’s leader as a friend with a “great and beautiful vision for h...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after US ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its recent blacklisting by the United States, a key secur...
00:24, 05/30/2019

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after U.S. ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its recent blacklisting by the United States, a key secur...
21:24, 05/29/2019

North Korea launches more missiles, US officials say North Korea fired two short-range missiles Saturday in the direction of the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, according to an assessment cited by two US officials....
07:24, 08/24/2019

North Korea launches 'unidentified' projectile North Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile, South Korea's military said Thursday, adding yet another complication into the stalled negotiations with the United States and peace talks w...
04:12, 05/09/2019

North Korea launches second projectile in less than a week North Korea on Saturday held a short-range ballistic missile test. There were few details immediately available about its launch Thursday.        ...
03:12, 05/09/2019

South Korea fires warning shots after 2 Russian military aircraft enter its airspace US Air Force Photo South Korea's military says it fired flares and warning shots after Russian military planes entered the country's airspace on Tuesday. Chinese military planes also intruded into So...
08:12, 07/23/2019

The Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or prize goes to South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite” CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or prize goes to South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite”...
13:24, 05/25/2019

Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest ....
11:12, 06/03/2019

South Korean tourists were not wearing life jackets in fatal boat collision that left 7 dead, 21 missing: officials South Korea’s Foreign Ministry office said Friday that none of the passengers involved in the deadly sightseeing boat accident in Hungary that left at least seven dead were wearing life jackets when t...
07:00, 05/30/2019

South Korean water polo team capture hearts with tearful celebration as they finally score after conceding 94 goals South Korea's female water polo team were reduced to tears after finally scoring a goal in the world championships after conceding 94 goals on the trot....
04:00, 07/17/2019

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle by reporters with North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
09:12, 06/30/2019

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
10:12, 05/03/2019

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
10:48, 06/30/2019

Samsung's Bixby Marketplace launches in the US and South Korea Bixby may be the forgotten child of virtual assistants, but Samsung is still hoping it can break through and compete with the likes of Siri, Alexa and Cortana. The company has opened its Bixby Marketp...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea Samsung has launched its Bixby Marketplace, an app store for developers offering their own Bixby-compatible services, in the U.S. and South Korea. Read More...
07:48, 07/01/2019

North Korea threatens to take 'new road', launches more missiles North Korea fired missiles into the sea off its east coast for the fourth time in less than two weeks, the South Korean military said on Tuesday, as Pyongyang protested that joint U.S.-South Korea mil...
21:00, 08/05/2019

HTC’s launches Vive Pro Eye in North America at a massive discount HTC today launched its latest and greatest virtual reality headset, the Vive Pro Eye, to the North American market. The new device features Tobii eye-tracking, which gives the headset two keen feature...
16:12, 06/06/2019

Trump, Abe at odds on North Korea missile launches U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe showed their differences over the seriousness of North Korea's series of short-range missile launches on Sunday, while maintaining th...
09:36, 08/25/2019

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
14:24, 07/06/2019

North Korea Threatens More Launches After Latest Missile Test North Korea threatened Tuesday to carry out more weapons tests after it fired its fourth pair of projectiles in less than two weeks following the start of joint exercises between the US and the South....
23:48, 08/05/2019

North Korea launches an ebook to spread ideology among its people North Korea is bringing its political indoctrination tactics to the digital age. The self-proclaimed republic is developing software designed to teach ideology to party members and workers, North Kore...
05:00, 07/11/2019

North Korea missile launches test Trump’s resolve North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile - and President Donald Trump's resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the future....
08:36, 05/06/2019

3 European nations condemn North Korea’s missile launches Three important U.S. allies are condemning the “repeated provocative launches” of ballistic missiles by North Korea that violate U.N. Security Council resolutions banning such activity...
14:24, 08/27/2019

North Korea Launches Fourth Weapons Test in 13 Days North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, the latest weapons test to challenge both the U.S. positioning in stalled nuclear negotiations and its toleran...
00:12, 08/06/2019

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles, Its 7th Weapons Test in a Month North Korea’s latest test-firing of a pair of projectiles came two days after South Korea decided to pull out of a military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan....
18:12, 08/23/2019

North Korea increases pressure with latest missile launches North Korea fired missiles for the third time in eight days on Friday, a series of launches that analysts say are designed to improve military capabilities and pressure the United States and South Kor...
23:36, 08/01/2019

North Korea says willing to resume U.S. talks this month, launches more projectiles North Korea said on Monday it was willing to restart nuclear talks with the United States in late September but warned that dealings between the sides could end unless Washington takes a fresh approac...
20:12, 09/09/2019

North Korea says it will resume talks but adds pressure with new launches North Korea fired a new round of short-range projectiles on Tuesday, South Korean officials said, only hours after it signaled a new willingness to resume stalled denuclearization talks with the Unite...
20:12, 09/09/2019

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers and o...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'knows that I am with him' after North Korea launches unidentified projectiles President Donald Trump said Saturday that a deal with North Korea 'will happen' and Kim 'does not want to break his promise to me.'...
15:48, 05/04/2019

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later joined Abe for a round of golf outside Tokyo....
23:24, 05/25/2019

North Korea launches two short-range ballistic missiles North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles, two U.S. officials confirmed to NBC News. The launches were about 15 minutes apart and were thought to be similar to projectiles launched last ...
14:36, 08/24/2019

North Korea Launches 2 More Projectiles, Its 8th Weapons Test Since July The North’s tests on Tuesday came hours after the country said it was willing to sit down with the United States “for comprehensive discussions.” President Trump called the announcement “interesting.”...
19:24, 09/09/2019

India Launches Mission to Land a Rover on Moon's South Pole India’s latest lunar mission blasted off Monday as the country seeks to land a rover on the south pole of the moon and keep up in an increasingly competitive space race....
05:48, 07/22/2019

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst in years....
22:36, 08/24/2019

U.N. Security Council to meet on North Korea missile launches: diplomats Britain, Germany and France have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet behind closed-doors on Thursday on North Korea's latest missile launches, diplomats said....
10:36, 07/31/2019

Trio of European nations condemns North Korea's missile launches Germany, France and the UK are urging North Korea to negotiate with the US. The move comes after North Korea's most recent string of ballistic missile launches....
02:24, 08/28/2019

North Korea Launches Projectiles Despite ‘Beautiful Letter’ from Kim Jong-un to Trump North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off its east coast, hours after President Trump said he had received a “very beautiful” and “very positive” letter from Kim Jong-un....
21:48, 08/09/2019

North Korea launches two projectiles, hours after nuclear talks offer Pyongyang earlier offered to resume nuclear talks if Washington tabled new proposalsNorth Korea has launched two projectiles toward the sea, South Korea’s military said, hours after Pyongyang offered ...
00:24, 09/10/2019

Number of South Korean tourists to Japan down 7.6% year-on-year in July amid trade row The number of South Korean tourists visiting Japan fell in July, government data showed on Wednesday, the latest evidence of frayed ties between the Asian countries amid an escalating trade dispute....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford Launches GOP Primary Challenge Against President Trump Mark Sanford, a former governor and congressman from South Carolina, announced on Sunday that he will mount a primary challenge to Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential race. “I’m here to ...
16:48, 09/08/2019

Mike Pompeo blasted as 'poisonous plant of US diplomacy' by North Korean minister North Korea's foreign minister today branded US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" and accused him of hampering denuclearisation talks....
07:48, 08/23/2019

North Korea launches two short-range missiles, at same time as U.S. ICBM test The launches come amid a chill in relations between Pyongyang and Washington, and some experts said the tests were a signal that Kim Jong Un is not prepared to return to denuclearization talks on the ...
18:48, 05/09/2019

North Korea launches two short-range ballistic missiles, US defense officials say North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday, the day before former Army Lt. Col. Mark Esper is to head to Asia on his first overseas trip as defense secretary, according to U.S...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolution, breaking with President Trump. “The sho...
14:36, 05/29/2019

North Korea launches more missiles; U.S. seizes coal ship as tensions mount North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States announced it had seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensi...
11:36, 05/09/2019

Trump flaunts North Korea's 'very beautiful letter' shortly before it launches 2 more missiles Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against US-South Korea joint military exercises. More mis...
02:01, 08/11/2019

North Korea Launches 'Several' Unidentified Projectiles Amid Stalled Nuclear Talks North Korea fired off what the South Korean military described as “several unidentified short-range projectiles” early Saturday local time in a move that could threaten to upset whatever diplomatic ga...
11:24, 05/04/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles shortly after Trump dismissed earlier launches Projectiles fired at dawn on Saturday from area around north-eastern city of Hamhung, South Korea’s military saysNorth Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Sa...
03:00, 08/10/2019

North Korea launches short-range missiles, complicating U.S. attempts to restart talks North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks...
00:36, 08/24/2019

'We still believe there's a path forward': Pompeo says N. Korean launches won't derail diplomacy North Korea's missile launches Saturday "didn't present a threat to the United States" and its allies, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.        ...
17:24, 05/05/2019

2020 hopeful Tulsi Gabbard urges US to pursue denuclearization after North Korea launches second missile Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-HI and 2020 democratic presidential candidate is urging the U.S. “to continue to pursue diplomatic negotiations to ultimately denuclearize the Korean peninsula” after North Korea...
10:00, 05/09/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencing extreme drought....
06:12, 05/17/2019

Feature: Where North and South Korea Meet: On TV A popular show gives “defector beauties” a chance to tell stories from the North. It’s loud and gaudy — and changing the conversation about reunification....
11:00, 05/08/2019

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the equator....
07:00, 05/29/2019

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
10:48, 08/16/2019

North and South Carolina Teachers Are Protesting Again On May Day, thousands of teachers in North and South Carolina took to the streets yet again to protest low pay and unacceptable conditions in their schools, according to CNN....
04:12, 05/02/2019