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Seoul takes heed of NK‘s ’rare‘ direct criticism of China

South Korea's unification ministry said Thursday that it was rare for North Korea to directly criticize China, one day after Pyongyang claimed that Beijing is undermining their ties by implementing s...

Updated : 2017.05.04 12:10

N. Korea says Cuba's leader shows solidarity with Pyongyang in anti-US front

Cuban leader Raul Castro Ruz has voiced solidarity with North Korea in their joint front against the United States, Pyongyang's state media said Thursday. The president of the Council of State of Cu...

Updated : 2017.05.04 09:44

Gardner: US shouldn't be talking to 'whack job' N. Korean leader

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump shouldn't be talking to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un until the autocratic leader meets the country's obligations and promises to give up its nuclear program...

Updated : 2017.05.04 09:38

NK nuclear test site shows continued activity

WASHINGTON -- Recent satellite imagery showed continued activity at North Korea's nuclear test site, such as water pumping from a test tunnel and personnel playing volleyball games, a website monitor...

Updated : 2017.05.04 09:32

Trump's praise of NK leader could be way to pave way for diplomacy: experts

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump's expression of his "honored" willingness to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could be a way, albeit clumsy, of laying the groundwork for eventual res...

Updated : 2017.05.04 09:30

N. Korea will never beg for China's friendship: KCNA

North Korea slammed China on Wednesday for criticizing its nuclear weapons program, saying it will never "beg" for the ally's friendship. In a commentary released by the North's Korean Central News ...

Updated : 2017.05.04 09:27

Clinton express concern about Trump's willingness to meet Kim Jong-un

Heavyweight US Republican senators and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillery Clinton expressed concern Tuesday after President Donald Trump said he would be "honored" to meet with North Kore...

Updated : 2017.05.03 09:30

Over 1,200 S. Korean separated family members died in Q1: data

More than 1,200 South Korean members of families separated across the border since the 1950-53 Korean War died in the first quarter of this year, government data showed Wednesday. The two Koreas hel...

Updated : 2017.05.03 09:15

CIA chief visits island near inter-Korean border

Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), visited an island near the tense inter-Korean border during his visit to the peninsula this week, the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) announce...

Updated : 2017.05.02 21:32

N. Korea reports arrival of U.N. rapporteur Aguilar

North Korea reported the arrival of a special U.N. envoy on the rights of people with disabilities in its capital Tuesday. "Catalina Devandas Aguilar, U.N. special rapporteur on the Rights of Person...

Updated : 2017.05.02 20:40

N. Korea warns against Japan's fanning of Korean Peninsula crisis

North Korea on Tuesday reprimanded Japan for intentionally encouraging a Korean Peninsula crisis, bluffing that Japan would suffer the biggest damages if any war breaks out on the peninsula. "First ...

Updated : 2017.05.02 18:00

N. Korea-US tension 'credit negative' for S. Korea: Moody's

Escalating tension between North Korea and the United States over the North's defiant pursuit of nuclear weapons is "credit negative" for South Korea, although the possibility of conflict is very low...

Updated : 2017.05.02 14:26

S. Korean military says N. Korea behind last year's hacking attack

The hack into South Korea's military internet server several months ago was the work of North Korean agents working in China, investigators announced Tuesday. Wrapping up a drawn-out probe led by mi...

Updated : 2017.05.02 14:20

N. Korea criticizes THAAD installation

North Korea on Tuesday poured out raw criticism on South Korea's security chief over his latest conversation with his US counterpart on the installation of an advanced US missile defense system, cond...

Updated : 2017.05.02 12:35

US strategic bombers fly over Korea early this week

Two US B-1B strategic bombers made flights over Korea early this week, Pacific Air Forces said Tuesday, in an apparent show of force against North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. On Monday, th...

Updated : 2017.05.02 09:14