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Preparations under way to set up unofficial talks in New York between N. Korea, US: report

Talks are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to New York in the coming weeks for unofficial talks with former US officials, a news report said Sunday. Choe Son-hui, director-general at...

Updated : 2017.02.20 10:13

State Department urges China to use 'unique leverage' over N. Korea

The United States on Sunday kept up its demand for China to use its "unique leverage" on North Korea to pressure the regime in Pyongyang after Beijing suspended coal imports from the neighboring nati...

Updated : 2017.02.20 10:10

US lawmakers call for relisting N. Korea as state sponsor of terrorism

Calls are growing in the US Congress for relisting North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism in the wake of Pyongyang's latest ballistic missile test and the killing of the half brother of the Nort...

Updated : 2017.02.20 10:07

Korea, Japan fail to iron out differences on girl statue issue

Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks on Friday but failed to iron out differences over a controversial statue as they remained firm on their own stances, a government source sa...

Updated : 2017.02.18 12:48

Tillerson urges China to 'use all available tools' to rein in N. Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged China on Friday to "use all available tools" to rein in North Korea when he met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, his spokesman said. The meeting took ...

Updated : 2017.02.18 12:37

UN chief urges N. Korea to work toward denuclearization

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday North Korea should fully comply with UN Security Council resolutions and work toward denuclearization. Guterres made the remark when he met one-on-o...

Updated : 2017.02.18 11:45

Top diplomats from S. Korea, US, Japan pledge to respond strongly to NK provocations

The top diplomats from South Korea, the United States and Japan condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch in the "strongest terms" Thursday, pledging to work together to respond strongl...

Updated : 2017.02.17 11:21

Top diplomats from Korea, Japan set for talks amid heightened tensions

The top diplomats from South Korea and Japan are scheduled to hold talks Friday, with the rare meeting expected to focus on allaying heightening diplomatic tensions over history and territorial issue...

Updated : 2017.02.17 11:14

Republican senators call for significantly tightening financial screws on N. Korea

A group of US Republican senators have urged the Treasury Department to significantly tighten the financial screws on North Korea to curb its dangerously accelerating nuclear and missile programs. T...

Updated : 2017.02.17 09:36

State Department 'aware' of death of NK leader's brother

The US State Department said Tuesday it is aware of reports that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been killed in Malaysia, but declined any further comment. "We are aware of r...

Updated : 2017.02.15 09:24

Japan stages territorial provocation with teaching manual

Japan on Tuesday stepped up its claim to Korea’s easternmost islets of Dokdo through a new educational guideline for primary and middle schools, in another move fanning territorial spats amid unabat...

Updated : 2017.02.14 18:18

Ukraine, Korea mark silver jubilee of diplomacy

Marking the silver jubilee of diplomatic ties this year, Ukraine and Korea have laid a solid foundation for a wide array of future-oriented cooperation, Ukraine’s top envoy to Korea said last week. ...

Updated : 2017.02.13 19:19

‘Curbing global warming requires more than words’

With the international community changing tack to advance the low-carbon economy, Korea should act on its promise to cut greenhouse gas emissions and muster global cooperation toward its materializat...

Updated : 2017.02.13 19:12

Italian cartoonist draws inspiration from eclectic Korea

In the eyes of Sergio Varbella, an Italian cartoonist and graphic designer, Seoul is a city of contradictions, where hypermodernity meets antiquity at every turn of the street. With glittering skysc...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:42

Foreign ministry to launch special team to monitor overseas missions

South Korea's foreign ministry said Friday that it will form a special team tasked with monitoring diplomats at overseas missions for any misdeeds in a bid to enforce tougher workplace discipline. T...

Updated : 2017.02.10 16:55