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Top US nuke envoy to visit Seoul amid growing threats from NK

The top US nuclear envoy will visit Seoul this week to discuss cooperation with his South Korean counterparts against North Korea amid the growing nuclear and missile threats from the reclusive state...

Updated : 2017.03.20 11:21

Despite tough rhetoric, US policy on N. Korea won't be much different from 'strategic patience': expert

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson talked tough against North Korea, including openly mentioning military strikes, but the real policy isn't likely to be much different from that of the previous adm...

Updated : 2017.03.20 09:47

US congressman calls for preparedness for pre-emptive strike on N. Korea

The United States should be prepared for a pre-emptive strike on North Korea as the communist nation is getting closer to perfecting capabilities to deliver a nuclear missile to the US, a House lawma...

Updated : 2017.03.20 09:43

China rejects talks on THAAD with Korea at G-20

China refused to have talks with South Korea at the Group of 20 finance ministers' meeting in Germany on the recent trade dispute over a US anti-missile system, the Seoul government said Sunday, deal...

Updated : 2017.03.19 12:04

Top diplomats betray US-China differences on how to rein in N. Korea

Talks between the top diplomats of the United States and China on Saturday underscored a marked difference in their approaches toward North Korea, despite their shared concerns and promise of coopera...

Updated : 2017.03.19 09:50

US says 'strategic patience' on NK is over

With Washington taking a North Korea policy overhaul, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday declared that the existing “strategic patience” approach is over, saying all options including mi...

Updated : 2017.03.17 19:37

Tillerson reaffirms 'ironclad' security alliance with Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday reaffirmed Washington's "ironclad" security alliance with South Korea amid growing military threats from a provocative North Korea. The US top diplomat ...

Updated : 2017.03.17 18:14

Top US diplomat says all options remain on table against NK

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that all options even including military choice remain on the table in dealing with North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, adding that the so-calle...

Updated : 2017.03.17 17:44

Yun, Tillerson discuss THAAD, ‘new approach’ to NK

The foreign ministers of South Korea and the US held talks Friday as Washington calls for a “new approach” to North Korea and Seoul is taking heat from China’s economic retaliation over a plan to ...

Updated : 2017.03.17 16:30

Tillerson begins trip to S. Korea amid growing NK threats

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson began his two-day trip to South Korea on Friday, which is expected to focus on discussing ways to strengthen the bilateral alliance and fend off the growing threat...

Updated : 2017.03.17 10:25

White House: Trump 'never takes anything off table' in dealing with N. Korea

US President Donald Trump won't remove any option from the table when dealing with North Korea, the White House said Thursday. "The president never takes anything off the table. That's something he'...

Updated : 2017.03.17 09:48

State Department: Six-party talks failed to bear fruit

Six-party nuclear talks with North Korea failed to deliver their intended results, the State Department said Thursday, adding to Secretary Rex Tillerson's point that diplomatic efforts to disarm Pyon...

Updated : 2017.03.17 09:46

Court orders Japanese firm to compensate forced wartime laborer

A Seoul court on Thursday ordered a Japanese company to compensate a South Korean for forced work during Japan's colonial rule. In the latest legal victory for wartime forced laborers, the Seoul Cen...

Updated : 2017.03.16 18:26

China's retaliation over THAAD seen as meddling with internal affairs: official

China's retaliation against South Korea over the ongoing deployment of an advanced US missile defense system could be viewed as meddling with internal affairs, a senior foreign ministry official hint...

Updated : 2017.03.16 18:24

‘Volunteerism is opportunity to grow’

In recent years, there has been fierce debate over the value and efficacy of volunteerism as more young students, faced with increasing job scarcity, opt to take on a temporary, nearly-unpaid positio...

Updated : 2017.03.16 18:14