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Seoul welcomes UNHRC resolution on N. Korean human rights

South Korea on Friday hailed the latest United Nations resolution condemning North Korea's systematic and widespread violation of its people's human rights.   "The (Seoul) government again urges all U.N. member nations and concerned parties to honor all recommendations on the resolution ...

Updated : 2017.03.24 21:24

NK ready to conduct nuclear test: military

North Korea appears to have completed preparation for another nuclear test and is ready to carry it out, South Korea’s military said Friday, as the United Nations adopted a statement condemning Pyong...

Updated : 2017.03.24 18:08

NK says it conducts missile launching drills on regular basis

North Korea has been conducting ballistic missile launching drills on a regular basis to counter what it called the United States' nuclear war threats, Pyongyang's state media said Friday.In its first...

Updated : 2017.03.24 16:48

NK condemns US as world's worst human rights abuser

North Korea on Friday continued its daily condemnations of alleged US human rights abuses especially ahead of the adoption of a resolution on its human rights conditions at the U.N. Human Rights Counc...

Updated : 2017.03.24 16:43

Ex-ministers raise need to resume Kaesong complex, but call for measured approach

Three former South Korean ministers on Friday agreed in principle on the need to reopen the now-shuttered joint industrial complex in North Korea, but called for a cautious approach given the heighten...

Updated : 2017.03.24 16:37

Navy drill marks deadly maritime clashes with North

South Korea's Navy staged a far-reaching maritime exercise Friday in commemoration of three major inter-Korean naval clashes since 2002.The second annual training marking the West Sea Defense Day, whi...

Updated : 2017.03.24 15:49

Some 500,000 religious persons underground in NK

Up to 500,000 North Korean people are estimated to be carrying out religious activities underground in the North despite the Kim Jong-un regime's oppression, a human rights organization here said Frid...

Updated : 2017.03.24 15:39

Number of N. Korean hackers rises to 7,700

North Korea has been scrambling to reinforce its cyberwarfare capabilities and the number of its professional hackers is estimated to have reached about 7,700, a report issued in Seoul said Friday.The...

Updated : 2017.03.24 13:52

Hwang warns against NK provocations based on 'misjudgment'

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Friday warned against North Korea's possible provocations based on its "misjudgment" of a leadership crisis in Seoul triggered by the...

Updated : 2017.03.24 12:06

NK asks Russia to help reopen nuclear talks

North Korea's deputy nuclear negotiator Choe Son-hui recently met a visiting advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin in Pyongyang in an apparent bid to request help from Russia to arrange bilatera...

Updated : 2017.03.24 11:10

UNSC adopts statement condemning NK's missile launch, engine test

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a press statement Thursday in condemnation of North Korea's recent missile launch and high-thrust rocket engine test.It is the U.N. panel's thir...

Updated : 2017.03.24 11:00

NK appears all set for nuke test

North Korea seems to have finished preparing for another nuclear test, waiting for leader Kim Jong-un's final decision, South Korean defense officials warned Friday."It's assessed that North Korea is ...

Updated : 2017.03.24 10:14

Military action against NK would lead to second Korean War

A former chief US nuclear negotiator with North Korea said Thursday that attacking North Korea, regardless of whether it's preemptive or preventive strikes, is sure to prompt retaliation that could le...

Updated : 2017.03.24 08:54

Trump again calls NK problem ‘mess’

US President Donald Trump again called the North Korean situation a "mess" as he criticized his predecessor Barack Obama's handling of foreign policy and economic issues."I inherited a mess, I inherit...

Updated : 2017.03.24 08:53

NK urges UN to remind of danger of US-S.Korea military drills

North Korea has urged the United Nations to draw attention to what it views as the danger of joint US-South Korea military drills, saying that they pose a threat to global peace and security, its state media said Thursday.Ja Song-nam, the North Korean representative to the UN, made the app...

Updated : 2017.03.23 20:53