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Trump calls N. Korea’s Kim Jong-un ‘madman with nuclear weapons’

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a “madman with nuclear weapons” during a telephone call with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, according to a trans...

Updated : 2017.05.24 12:45

Korea's childbirths on steady decline in March

The number of childbirths in South Korea sank for the 16th consecutive month in March as the country is struggling with a continuing trend of late marriage and a rapidly aging population, a government...

Updated : 2017.05.24 12:32

S. Korea reaffirms firm response to NK nukes, but openness to civilian exchanges

South Korea said Wednesday it will sternly respond to North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations while flexibly considering resuming suspended civilian inter-Korean exchanges.Seoul's assurance cam...

Updated : 2017.05.24 11:34

S. Korea says it fired warning shots at 'balloon' from North

A day after firing dozens of rounds at a flying object crossing the border from North Korea, South Korea's military said Wednesday it was apparently a balloon carrying propaganda leaflets.The South's ...

Updated : 2017.05.24 10:46

New bulletin board on jobs highlights president's focus on job creation

The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae installed a new electric bulletin board Wednesday, offering a quick summary of current conditions in the country's employment market, while also highlighting the ...

Updated : 2017.05.24 10:35

Dozens of Koreans sue Seoul, Beijing governments over fine dust

Dozens of South Koreans on Wednesday sued the governments of Seoul and Beijing, seeking compensation over mental distress they suffered due to fine dust, the plaintiffs said.Ten plaintiffs, including ...

Updated : 2017.05.24 10:19

EU continues to restrict N. Korea's Air Koryo from entering its space

The European Union has designated North Korea's state carrier, Air Koryo, as an airline that is restricted from operating in European skies for seven years in a row, a U.S. broadcaster said Wednesday....

Updated : 2017.05.24 10:15

Moon seeks trilateral cooperation with Russia to change N. Korea: envoy

MOSCOW -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in's special envoy has told the Russian Far East development minister and parliament leaders that South Korea intends to increase economic cooperation with Ru...

Updated : 2017.05.24 10:13

Parliament begins two-day hearing on PM nominee

The National Assembly on Wednesday began a two-day confirmation hearing for Prime Minister-nominee Lee Nak-yon, the first major test of President Moon Jae-in's efforts to foster cooperation with the o...

Updated : 2017.05.24 10:10

China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes

UNITED NATIONS -- China's UN ambassador said Tuesday that multiple North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile tests, with no end in sight, show the "very strong" need for new talks with Pyongyang to r...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:59

NK claims its new ferry service with Russia is normal economic activity

North Korea claimed Wednesday that the US is seeking to "suffocate" the North as it finds faults with normal economic cooperation over a recently opened ferry service between the North and Russia.Last...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:16

President to be briefed on outcome of visits by special envoys

South Korean President Moon Jae-in was set to meet his special envoys to the United States, Japan and China on Wednesday to be briefed on their recent trips to the countries that were partly aimed at ...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:13

S. Korea strongly condemns Manchester terror attack

South Korea on Tuesday strongly condemned a terror attack at a concert in Britain that killed 22 people and injured 59 others.South Korea "cannot hide shock and anger over the loss of many lives in a barbaric terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester," foreign ministry spokesman Cho June...

Updated : 2017.05.23 20:42

Unidentified aircraft detected near DMZ

South Korea’s military on Tuesday fired warning shots against an unidentified flying vehicle crossing a military demarcation line that separates the two Koreas, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said. I...

Updated : 2017.05.23 18:43

Russia presents list of embargoed luxury goods to NK sanctions committee

Russia, for the first time, has presented a list of luxury goods that are banned from being exported to North Korea to a UN sanctions committee, a US broadcaster said Tuesday. The list includes luxury...

Updated : 2017.05.23 17:51