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ASEAN's top diplomats voice 'grave' concerns about NK nuke, missile programs

The top diplomats from Southeast Asian countries on Friday expressed "grave" concerns over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, strongly urging Pyongyang to comply with relevant U.N. resolution...

Updated : 2017.04.28 17:32

US admiral says NK crisis is at worst point he's seen

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The senior US Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific said Thursday that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen, but he declined to comp...

Updated : 2017.04.28 15:23

Korea urges NK not to arbitrarily use vehicles at Kaesong complex

South Korea's unification ministry urged North Korea Friday not to use South Korean vehicles parked at the now-shuttered joint industrial park without permission as the move infringes on local firms' ...

Updated : 2017.04.28 11:38

US could raise need for closing NK diplomatic missions during U.N. Security Council meeting

The United States plans to raise the need for diplomatic isolation of North Korea, including shutting down diplomatic missions around the world, when it hosts a special U.N. Security Council meeting l...

Updated : 2017.04.28 09:21

PACOM commander: It's matter of time before NK perfects ICBM capabilities

US Pacific Commander Adm. Harry Harris said Thursday that it is only a matter of time until North Korean leader Kim Jong-un perfects his intercontinental ballistic missile capabilities."KJU is not a l...

Updated : 2017.04.28 09:16

McCain: No indication of military action against NK during White House briefing

A rare White House briefing on North Korea for the entire Senate this week gave no indication that US military action against the communist nation was imminent, Sen. John McCain said Thursday.The chai...

Updated : 2017.04.28 09:15

Trump takes on NK as No. 1 national security priority: senior diplomat

President Donald Trump's policy on North Korea is different from that of his predecessor, Barack Obama, mainly in the point that the current administration is taking on the problem as the No. 1 nation...

Updated : 2017.04.28 09:12

S. Korea offers largest amount of cash, goods to NK in 2003-2008: data

 South Korea provided the largest amount of cash and products to North Korea between 2003 and 2008 under the liberal administration of late President Roh Moo-hyun, Seoul's Unification Ministry said Thursday.   The government and civic groups offered a combined $4.36 billion to North Kor...

Updated : 2017.04.27 19:37

UN point woman on rights of disabled to visit N. Korea next week

The United Nations' point woman on the rights of people with disabilities will visit North Korea next week to look into the situation in the first-ever visit by an independent UN expert to the isolate...

Updated : 2017.04.27 18:34

NK unveils footage of simulated missile attacks on White House, flattops

North Korea's propaganda website on Thursday unveiled footage of the country's simulated missile attacks on the White House and US aircraft carriers amid tensions over its nuclear and missile programs...

Updated : 2017.04.27 17:09

China launches cyberattacks against South Korea in protest of THAAD: former US Navy commander

In protest against South Korea’s decision to deploy a US advanced missile defense system, China has conducted multiple cyberattacks against the South Korean government and business sectors, said a fo...

Updated : 2017.04.27 16:04

US pushes for more sanctions, diplomacy over NK threats

The Donald Trump administration is seeking to step up sanctions and pressure as its key drivers to tackle North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs, while engaging the regime through diplomacy, top ...

Updated : 2017.04.27 15:57

Moon warns N. Korea against conducting nuclear test

South Korea's presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in warned Thursday that North Korea would face deeper isolation and a prolonged freeze in ties with Seoul if it carries out another nuclear test.The re...

Updated : 2017.04.27 15:29

N. Korea tacitly approves expansion of market economy: report

The North Korean government has tacitly approved an expansion of market economy for years as local marketplaces have grown in size, a report said Thursday."Since the current leader Kim Jong-un took th...

Updated : 2017.04.27 12:46

N. Korea still has possibility of provocation: top S. Korean diplomat

YEONGJONGDO -- North Korea can still possibly launch a military provocation and that will be the key subject of the UN Security Council's special meeting on the North this week, South Korean Foreign M...

Updated : 2017.04.27 11:51