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US military identifies NK missile as intermediate range

WASHINGTON -- The US Pacific Command has determined that North Korea's latest missile launch was an intermediate-range ballistic missile test. (Yonhap) "The US Pacific Command detected and tracked ...

Updated : 2017.07.04 14:23

Moon says S. Korea will not tolerate NK provocation

South Korean President Moon Jae-in strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile launch Tuesday, saying his country will not tolerate such a provocation. "I strongly urge North Korea to come out o...

Updated : 2017.07.04 13:50

Major breadbasket in NK suffers severe drought

More than 50,000 hectares of farmland in North Korea's granary zones have been damaged by drought, a US broadcaster reported Tuesday, citing UN data. According to the UN Office for the Coordination ...

Updated : 2017.07.04 11:07

Moon to chair NSC meeting over N. Korean missile launch

South Korean President Moon Jae-in was set to chair an emergency meeting of the National Security Council later Tuesday, the presidential office said, to personally check the country's readiness agai...

Updated : 2017.07.04 10:38

[Breaking] NK says will make 'important announcement' at 3:30 p.m.

North Korea said Tuesday that it will make an "important announcement" at 3:30 p.m. (Korean time). The announcement came hours after North Korea launched a ballistic missile into the East Sea on Tue...

Updated : 2017.07.04 10:10

Pyongyang urges Seoul to end subservience to US

North Korea on Tuesday urged Seoul to end its "subservience" to the US, as it questioned South Korea's will to improve inter-Korean ties in its reaction to the latest Seoul-Washington summit. The Ce...

Updated : 2017.07.04 10:07

Chinese envoy warns of 'disastrous' consequences unless talks reopen with NK

NEW YORK -- China's ambassador to the United Nations warned Monday that tensions with North Korea could get out of control and lead to disastrous consequences unless negotiations reopen as early as p...

Updated : 2017.07.04 09:56

NK marks anniversary of strategic force, touting missile capabilities

North Korea on Monday celebrated the anniversary of its strategic force in charge of missile development, saying that its missiles can hit any target in a speedy and accurate manner. But this year, ...

Updated : 2017.07.03 13:32

S. Korea considering NK policy consultative body beyond ideological spectrum

South Korea is considering forming a consultative body involving political parties and the civil society to set its North Korea policy that won't be swayed by political views, government officials sa...

Updated : 2017.07.03 10:36

NK paper condemns Seoul for 'yielding' to Washington amid summit

North Korea on Sunday condemned the South for what it called Seoul's "submission to the US," as leaders of the two countries joined their voices last week in urging Pyongyang to give up its nuclear a...

Updated : 2017.07.03 09:26

North Korea condemns Seoul for 'yielding' to Washington amid summit

North Korea on Sunday condemned the South for what it called Seoul's "submission to the U.S.," as leaders of the two countries joined their voices last week in urging Pyongyang to give up its nuclear...

Updated : 2017.07.02 22:04

NK condemns US human trafficking report

North Korea condemned the United States Friday for designating it as one of the worst countries sponsoring human trafficking. State Department's annual report on human trafficking released on Tuesda...

Updated : 2017.06.30 15:22

US blacklists China bank, revving up pressure over N. Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States blacklisted a small Chinese bank accused of illicit dealings with North Korea on Thursday, escalating the pressure on Beijing to rein in its wayward ally amid inc...

Updated : 2017.06.30 09:35

Pentagon ready to present Trump with revised military options for N. Korea: report

WASHINGTON -- The US Defense Department has put together revised military options for North Korea and is ready to present them to President Donald Trump, a news report said Thursday. The options wil...

Updated : 2017.06.30 09:32

NK nuclear solution more likely than ever with Trump: Moon

WASHINGTON -- Resolving the issues surrounding North Korea’s nuclear program is more likely than ever before under a Donald Trump presidency, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday. “The...

Updated : 2017.06.30 03:41