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Defense minister discusses N. Korea with US lawmakers

South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo held a series of meetings Monday with visiting US lawmakers, during which they reaffirmed a robust alliance, his ministry said.Han met with Rep. Mac Thornberr...

Updated : 2017.05.29 16:52

NK defies international pressure with missile launch

North Korea fired at least one short-range ballistic missile into the East Sea on Monday, said South Korea’s military, in an apparent effort to demonstrate its advanced ballistic missile capability a...

Updated : 2017.05.29 16:18

NK urges S. Korea to break up presidential unification panel

North Korea on Monday strongly condemned the leftist Moon Jae-in government's move to maintain a specific presidential panel, set up by its predecessor, asserting the idea is "against public sentiment...

Updated : 2017.05.29 16:12

Bulgaria suspends labor imports from NK

Bulgaria said Monday that it has suspended imports of workers from North Korea amid criticism that Pyongyang is extorting money earned by their people overseas.The action was taken along with the Czech Republic and Romania, the Bulgarian Embassy to South Korea said in a press release. "Bu...

Updated : 2017.05.29 16:09

Relentless NK tests pose challenges to allies

North Korea’s recent series of missile tests poses a challenge to the alliance between South Korea and the US, constraining the choices of the Moon Jae-in government even before his planned first sum...

Updated : 2017.05.29 16:05

[KH Explains] North Korea’s unbridled missile development

North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Monday, the latest in a long series of test launches intended to expedite its pursuit to field a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile tha...

Updated : 2017.05.29 15:52

NK says anti-Trump protests connected to anti-Park rallies

South Korea's candlelight protests that called for the impeachment of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye boosted the spread of the public sentiment for the ouster of US President Donald Trump...

Updated : 2017.05.29 15:42

S. Korea, US, Japan vow to sternly deal with NK provocations

Top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the United States and Japan strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile test Monday, vowing to maintain close cooperation and seek stern action against Pyongyang...

Updated : 2017.05.29 15:41

S. Korea condemns NK provocation, vows to take stern action

South Korea's foreign ministry strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile test Monday, vowing to take stern action against any provocation.The North fired a ballistic missile believed to be a Scu...

Updated : 2017.05.29 09:48

War with NK would bring danger to China, Russia too: Mattis

A war with North Korea would turn out to be "the worst kind of fighting in most people's lifetime" and would also bring danger to Russia and China as well, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned Sunda...

Updated : 2017.05.29 09:14

Moon orders meeting of national security council over N. Korean missile launch

President Moon Jae-in (Yonhap)Moon orders meeting of national security council over N. Korean missile launch (Yonhap)

Updated : 2017.05.29 09:13

White House: Trump briefed on N. Korea missile launch

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump has been briefed on North Korea's latest missile launch, a White House official said Sunday."The United States government is aware. The president has been brief...

Updated : 2017.05.29 08:09

N. Korea fires 'Scud-type' ballistic missile

North Korea fired "at least one" short-range ballistic missile from its eastern coast early Monday morning, South Korea's military said, with the provocation triggering a strong condemnation by the So...

Updated : 2017.05.29 07:14

Government plans full compensation for Kaesong complex firms

South Korean firms that operated factories at the inter-Korean industrial complex will receive full compensation for their losses from the previous government’s decision to halt its operation, said t...

Updated : 2017.05.28 15:39

NK leader inspects test-fire of new anti-aircraft weapon

North Korea's leader has recently inspected the test-fire of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system, ordering its mass-production and deployment to bolster its air supremacy, Pyongyang's sta...

Updated : 2017.05.28 09:52