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THAAD deployment was ‘transparent’: US military

The US military in South Korea said Friday that the deployment process of the US advanced missile defense system in South Korea was “transparent,” in response to President Moon Jae-in’s claim that ...

Updated : 2017.06.25 10:42

Coordination over Seoul, Washington's NK policy key task for allies

The leaders of South Korea and the United States are expected to face a tough task of coordinating what appears to be their differences in dealing with North Korea when they meet in Washington this we...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:48

Upcoming summit to set tone of alliance under new Korean, US leaders

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump this week with the meeting expected to set the tone for the future of the alliance amid escalating North Korean threat...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:46

THAAD controversy looms over Moon-Trump summit

The deepening controversy over the now suspended deployment of an advanced US missile defense system in South Korea will likely be one of the major issues to be discussed between their leaders when th...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:44

Korea extends condolences over Chinese landslide deaths

South Korea extended condolences over deaths from a deadly landslide in China's Mao County which buried more than 120 people on Saturday.The landslide stemming from a mountain swooped on and buried the casualties in a village in Mao County of Sichuan province early Saturday morning. Some o...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:41

Protest rally in central Seoul demands withdrawal of THAAD

Thousands of South Koreans staged a protest rally in central Seoul on Saturday demanding the withdrawal of the deployment of an American high-tech anti-missile defense system as President Moon Jae-in ...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:40

Moon says sports can create peace, invites N. Korea to PyeongChang Olympics

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday invited North Korea to the Winter Olympic Games to be held in the country early next year, while welcoming a North Korean delegation to the World Taekwon...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:39

Presidential office expresses anger over 'false reports' by Japanese paper

South Korea's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae expressed dismay Saturday over what it called "false" reports by a Japanese newspaper that suggested a possible crack in the South Korea-US alliance.The rare rejection by Cheong Wa Dae came after Japan's Asahi Shimbun reported that the US has...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:37

[Weekender] Frogs, flowers in January -- Climate change's impact on Korea

The Korean Peninsula can’t escape global warming. Every year heat wave warnings come earlier and earlier, and record temperatures no longer come as a surprise. According to the Korea Meteorological A...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:31

[Weekender] Korea reeling from climate change

The Korean Peninsula is heating up at an unparalleled pace. As the air and sea temperatures rise, pollack, cod and other staple fish are on the verge of extinction, while mackerel, anchovy and squid a...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:18

US senators call for greater cooperation on N. Korea

Top U.S. senators who led the introduction of a resolution welcoming South Korean President Moon Jae-in's first official visit to the United States issued a separate statement Friday reiterating their calls for closer cooperation on North Korea and other issues.Sens. Ben Cardin (D-MD), ...

Updated : 2017.06.24 15:56

N. Korea repeats call on S. Korea to halt joint drills with US forces

North Korea once again urged South Korea to remove all sanctions against the communist country and stop the latter's joint military exercises with the United States as part of conditions to resume inter-Korean dialogue.The North, however, insisted its nuclear issue must stay off the dialog...

Updated : 2017.06.24 15:45

NK soldier defects to S. Korea

The Defense Ministry said Friday that a North Korean soldier defected to South Korea after crossing the border bisecting the Peninsula.(

Updated : 2017.06.23 23:12

N. Korean taekwondo officials, athletes arrive in SK for historic performance

A group of North Korean taekwondo officials and athletes arrived in South Korea on Friday for soon-to-be historic performances at the world championships.Amid much fanfare at Gimpo International Airpo...

Updated : 2017.06.23 21:34

N. Korean IOC member keeps mum on Olympic co-hosting with S. Korea

The lone North Korean member of the International Olympic Committee on Friday kept mum on potential co-hosting of next year's Winter Olympics with South Korea.Chang Ung arrived in South Korea to atten...

Updated : 2017.06.23 21:31