U.N. Security Council strongly condemns N. Korean launch

The U.N. Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea's long-range rocket launch, vowing to "expeditiously adopt a new resolution" with significant measures, and calling the launch a "dangerous and serious violation.""The m...

FM Yun to visit U.N., Germany this week over N.K. sanctions

South Korea's foreign minister plans to visit the headquarters of the United Nations and Germany this week to drum up international support for punishment over North Korea's nuclear test and missile launch, his ministry said Monda...

Analysts refute China's opposition to U.S. shield in S. Korea

North Korea's latest launch of a long-range rocket prompted Seoul and Washington to begin talks on the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system in South Korea, a move that has been strongly opposed by the North's impo...

S. Korea dismisses report on Seoul-Tokyo military intel pact

South Korea said Monday that gaining the public's support is a prerequisite for Seoul to review whether to seek a pact on sharing military intelligence with Japan.Japan's Kyodo News reported Sunday that South Korea and Japan seem ...

China protests S. Korea's decision on U.S. missile shield

China summoned South Korea's ambassador on Sunday to protest Seoul's decision to begin talks with Washington on the deployment of an advanced American missile defense system to South Korea following the North's long-range rocket l...

China voices 'deep concern' about possible deployment of U.S. missile system

China's foreign ministry expressed "deep concern" on Sunday as Seoul and Washington agreed to begin talks on the deployment of an advanced American missile defense system to South Korea following the North's long-range rocket laun...

S. Korea's spy agency says N. Korea's satellite is worthless

North Korea's long-range rocket should be viewed as a ballistic missile as the satellite it put into orbit is worthless, lawmakers said Sunday, citing South Korea's spy agency.The satellite is presumed to weigh 200 kilograms, two ...

N. Korean patrol boat crosses inter-Korean sea border in Yellow Sea

A North Korean patrol boat on Monday crossed the de facto western maritime border between the two Koreas following the North's long-range rocket launch a day earlier, a South Korean military official said.The South's Navy fired fi...

Seoul, Washington to formally begin THAAD talks

Seoul and Washington on Sunday declared formal talks on a stationing of advanced U.S. missile defense assets on the peninsula, reflecting North Korea’s evolving nuclear threats attested once again by its ostensibly successful fre...

North Korea rocket launch 'serious damage' to regional security: Russia

Russia on Sunday condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket, saying the move was a serious blow to regional security including that of Pyongyang."It is obvious that such actions lead to a serious aggravation of the situ...

Seoul restricts entry to joint park with North

The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):3:45 p.m. South Korea says t will further restrict the entry of its nationals to a jointly run factory park in North Korea. The number of South Koreans st...

South Korea, U.S. to begin THAAD deployment talks

South Korea and the United States have agreed to begin negotiations for the deployment of an advanced American air defense system on South Korean soil, officials said Sunday, despite opposition from China and Russia.The announceme...

South Korea, U.S to discuss deployment of U.S missile system

South Korean and US defence officials said Sunday they would begin formal talks on the deployment on the Korean peninsula of a US missile system strongly opposed by China.The announcement followed a North Korean rocket launch that...

U.S. lawmakers call for sanctions on North Korea after rocket launch

U.S. lawmakers called for stronger sanctions on North Korea after the communist nation flouted international warnings and launched a banned long-range rocket just a month after its fourth nuclear test."Kim Jong-un has taken yet an...

North Korea’s long-range missile capabilities appear to have advanced

Eyes are now on the missile capabilities of North Korea after it has launched its sixth long-range rocket and successfully placed it in orbit on Sunday.While North Korea has notified the international organizations including the I...