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Hwang warns against NK provocations based on 'misjudgment'

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Friday warned against North Korea's possible provocations based on its "misjudgment" of a leadership crisis in Seoul triggered by the...

Updated : 2017.03.24 12:06

NK asks Russia to help reopen nuclear talks

North Korea's deputy nuclear negotiator Choe Son-hui recently met a visiting advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin in Pyongyang in an apparent bid to request help from Russia to arrange bilatera...

Updated : 2017.03.24 11:10

UNSC adopts statement condemning NK's missile launch, engine test

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a press statement Thursday in condemnation of North Korea's recent missile launch and high-thrust rocket engine test.It is the U.N. panel's thir...

Updated : 2017.03.24 11:00

NK appears all set for nuke test

North Korea seems to have finished preparing for another nuclear test, waiting for leader Kim Jong-un's final decision, South Korean defense officials warned Friday."It's assessed that North Korea is ...

Updated : 2017.03.24 10:14

Military action against NK would lead to second Korean War

A former chief US nuclear negotiator with North Korea said Thursday that attacking North Korea, regardless of whether it's preemptive or preventive strikes, is sure to prompt retaliation that could le...

Updated : 2017.03.24 08:54

Trump again calls NK problem ‘mess’

US President Donald Trump again called the North Korean situation a "mess" as he criticized his predecessor Barack Obama's handling of foreign policy and economic issues."I inherited a mess, I inherit...

Updated : 2017.03.24 08:53

NK urges UN to remind of danger of US-S.Korea military drills

North Korea has urged the United Nations to draw attention to what it views as the danger of joint US-South Korea military drills, saying that they pose a threat to global peace and security, its state media said Thursday.Ja Song-nam, the North Korean representative to the UN, made the app...

Updated : 2017.03.23 20:53

NK marks anniversary of anti-Japan group formed by leader's great grandfather

North Korea has marked the 100th anniversary of the creation of an anti-Japanese movement group which was set up by the late great grandfather of the country's leader Kim Jong-un, Pyongyang's state me...

Updated : 2017.03.23 18:08

N. Korean babies' life expectancy is 70.5 years: UNDP index

North Korean children born in 2015 are expected to live more than 10 years shorter than their southern counterparts, an annual UN report said Thursday. North Korean children in front of a child-care c...

Updated : 2017.03.23 15:07

US blasted China’s THAAD reaction, warned of secondary sanctions: officials

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson raised strong objections to China’s escalating economic retaliation against South Korea over advanced missile defense assets to be deployed here during his recent ...

Updated : 2017.03.22 18:28

NK missile explodes midair in latest provocation

North Korea on Wednesday fired a missile from its east coast in another show of force against South Korea-US military drills and diplomatic meetings, but it appears to have exploded midair, the South ...

Updated : 2017.03.22 17:50

NK calls for return of female defectors at UN meeting

North Korea has called for South Korea to immediately return a group of 13 North Korean restaurant workers, who defected to South Korea en masse last year, to the country at a UN meeting, asserting th...

Updated : 2017.03.22 16:52

NK suspect in Kim Jong-nam's killing is son of ex-envoy to Vietnam: sources

JAKARTA/HANOI -- A North Korean suspect involved in the killing of Kim Jong-nam is a son of the former top North Korean envoy to Vietnam and lured an Asian woman into the murder using his fluent Vietn...

Updated : 2017.03.22 12:06

N. Korea's missile test fails: S. Korean military

North Korea test-fired a missile from its east coast Wednesday that appears to have failed, South Korean and US defense authorities said as the allies continued an annual joint military training on th...

Updated : 2017.03.22 11:27

NK to hold key parliamentary meeting next month

North Korea will convene a major parliamentary meeting next month, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, amid lingering tensions sparked by the country's nuclear and missile development programs.The...

Updated : 2017.03.22 09:39