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S. Korea hails US House bill on N. Korea sanctions

South Korea on Thursday hailed a US House bill on toughening sanctions against North Korea as an action that would effectively tighten the screws on the communist country and send a strong warning.On ...

Updated : 2017.03.23 17:16

UNHRC expected to adopt NK human rights resolution this week

A UN council is expected to adopt a resolution condemning the dismal human rights situation in North Korea this week, the foreign ministry here said Thursday.The UN Human Rights Council is to convene ...

Updated : 2017.03.23 16:21

5 Koreans injured in London terror attack

Five South Koreans were injured in what UK authorities called a terrorist attack near the British Parliament in London on Wednesday, Seoul’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday. The attack left five peopl...

Updated : 2017.03.23 15:10

US working to resolve China's economic retaliation over THAAD: lawmaker

The United States is working to stop China's economic retaliation over the deployment of a US anti-missile system in South Korea, a politician here quoted an American diplomat as saying Thursday.Josep...

Updated : 2017.03.23 15:05

Korea condemns London attack, vows to fight terrorism

South Korea issued a statement Thursday, condemning the terrorist attack in the heart of London a day earlier, which killed at least four people."The government strongly condemns the savage attack on ...

Updated : 2017.03.23 14:47

US treasury secretary promises to play key role in N. Korea sanctions: FM Yun

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin promised to play an important role in cranking up sanctions on North Korea, South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se Wednesday.Yun said he met with Mnuchin durin...

Updated : 2017.03.23 09:33

Mattis: China taking 'tribute nation' approach to other countries

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis lashed out at China on Wednesday for taking a "tribute nation" approach to other countries and seeking "veto power" over sovereign decisions made by neighboring nations...

Updated : 2017.03.23 09:30

Mattis: US needs strong nuclear, conventional forces to cope with N. Korea, other threats

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday that a string of global security threats, including North Korea's "reckless" and "provocative" behavior, requires the United States to maintain strong nu...

Updated : 2017.03.23 09:28

Tillerson told China its retaliation on Korea over THAAD is ‘uncalled for’: US official

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has delivered a strong message to China that it is "uncalled for" for Beijing to retaliate against the ongoing deployment of an advanced missile defense system in S...

Updated : 2017.03.22 12:52

Top nuke envoys of S. Korea, US to discuss NK issue

The top envoys of South Korea and the US on North Korea's nuclear stalemate will meet in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss their coordinated approach toward the ever-growing nuclear and missile threats fr...

Updated : 2017.03.22 10:41

US House panel introduces new N. Korea sanctions legislation

US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce on Tuesday introduced fresh legislation significantly tightening sanctions on North Korea, including authorizing sanctions on those providing the N...

Updated : 2017.03.22 10:18

Int'l community should push action over N. Korea's use of VX: US expert

The international community should come up with tangible action over North Korea's prohibited use of nerve agent VX in the assassination of its leader's half brother last month, otherwise, inaction wi...

Updated : 2017.03.22 09:37

Results of US review of N. Korea policy to come 'sooner than later': senior NSC official

Results of the US review of options to deal with North Korea will come out "sooner than later," a senior White House official said Tuesday.Christopher Ford, senior director for weapons of mass destruc...

Updated : 2017.03.22 09:19

Trump calls N. Korean situation 'disgraceful,' 'not smart'

US President Donald Trump has called the North Korean situation "disgraceful."Trump made the remark in an address at Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday evening, repeating an argument that he's inherited ...

Updated : 2017.03.22 09:15

Danish court to hold first hearing next month on extradition of daughter of Park's confidante

A Danish court will hold its first hearing next month of an appeal against the prosecutors' decision to extradite the daughter of an arrested long-time friend of ousted South Korean President Park Geu...

Updated : 2017.03.22 09:13