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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 sta...

Updated : 2017.03.23 20:53

NK marks anniversary of anti-Japan group formed by leader's great grandfather

North Korea has marked the 100th anniversary of the creation of an anti-Japanese movement group which was set up by the late great grandfather of the country's leader Kim Jong-un, Pyongyang's state m...

Updated : 2017.03.23 18:08

N. Korean babies' life expectancy is 70.5 years: UNDP index

North Korean children born in 2015 are expected to live more than 10 years shorter than their southern counterparts, an annual UN report said Thursday. North Korean children in front of a child-care...

Updated : 2017.03.23 15:07

US blasted China’s THAAD reaction, warned of secondary sanctions: officials

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson raised strong objections to China’s escalating economic retaliation against South Korea over advanced missile defense assets to be deployed here during his recent...

Updated : 2017.03.22 18:28

NK missile explodes midair in latest provocation

North Korea on Wednesday fired a missile from its east coast in another show of force against South Korea-US military drills and diplomatic meetings, but it appears to have exploded midair, the South...

Updated : 2017.03.22 17:50

NK calls for return of female defectors at UN meeting

North Korea has called for South Korea to immediately return a group of 13 North Korean restaurant workers, who defected to South Korea en masse last year, to the country at a UN meeting, asserting t...

Updated : 2017.03.22 16:52

NK suspect in Kim Jong-nam's killing is son of ex-envoy to Vietnam: sources

JAKARTA/HANOI -- A North Korean suspect involved in the killing of Kim Jong-nam is a son of the former top North Korean envoy to Vietnam and lured an Asian woman into the murder using his fluent Viet...

Updated : 2017.03.22 12:06

N. Korea's missile test fails: S. Korean military

North Korea test-fired a missile from its east coast Wednesday that appears to have failed, South Korean and US defense authorities said as the allies continued an annual joint military training on t...

Updated : 2017.03.22 11:27

NK to hold key parliamentary meeting next month

North Korea will convene a major parliamentary meeting next month, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, amid lingering tensions sparked by the country's nuclear and missile development programs. ...

Updated : 2017.03.22 09:39

N. Korean defector's video continues to go viral

A video of a North defector's emotional speech has gained tremendous interest from the globe most recently on Facebook, reaching more than 80 million views, a US broadcaster said Tuesday. Park Yeon-...

Updated : 2017.03.21 16:33

NK says Park's ouster was 'judgment by history'

North Korea said Tuesday the ouster of former President Park Geun-hye was a "stern judgment by history" as Park underwent questioning by prosecutors over a corruption scandal involving her and her cl...

Updated : 2017.03.21 09:50

NK engine test likely for satellite rocket, rather than ICBM: US expert

The high-powered rocket engine that North Korea carried out a ground test on over the weekend appears to be for a satellite launch vehicle rather than an intercontinental ballistic missile, a US aero...

Updated : 2017.03.21 09:10

N. Korea says it is fully ready for 'any war' with US

North Korea bristled strongly at US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's warning of military strikes against the communist nation, saying it is fully ready for "any war" with the US. The North's Forei...

Updated : 2017.03.21 09:02

France will continue collaboration with Korea's next government: minister

The French minister for government reform said Monday his nation will maintain its cooperative relationship with South Korea regardless of the result of the upcoming presidential election here. "Fra...

Updated : 2017.03.20 21:02

Russia takes swipe at US missile defense in South Korea

TOKYO, (AFP) -- Russia on Monday criticized the deployment of a US anti-missile system aimed at North Korea, saying it poses "serious risks" to the region. The US this month began installing the THA...

Updated : 2017.03.20 20:32