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Vice foreign ministers of S. Korea, Britain discuss cooperation on trade, N. Korea issue

South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam has held a meeting with his British counterpart to discuss bilateral relations in trade and cooperation against the growing threats from North Korea's ...

Updated : 2017.07.18 11:20

Japan says this is a time to raise pressure on North Korea

Japan called Monday for increased pressure on North Korea, saying this is not a time for dialogue. Government spokesman Norio Maruyama said North Korea reached “a new level” with its latest launch...

Updated : 2017.07.18 11:16

Russia's flour aid arrives in N. Korea

Part of some 5,200 tons of flour that Russia decided to provide in aid to North Korea via the World Food Programme arrived at a North Korean port earlier this week, a US broadcaster reported Tuesday....

Updated : 2017.07.18 10:14

EU says it is mulling tougher sanctions against NK

The European Union said Monday it is considering imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile. The Council of the EU strongly condemned Nor...

Updated : 2017.07.18 09:16

Inter-Korean talks may happen, but meaningful results unlikely: experts

North Korea may return to dialogue, responding to a South Korean olive branch Monday, but even so, the talks are unlikely to produce meaningful results toward easing tensions on the peninsula, expert...

Updated : 2017.07.17 18:22

Seoul offers military, family reunions talks with NK

South Korea on Monday proposed military talks with the North in its first formal overture under President Moon Jae-in, who has called for a halt in hostilities and revival of cross-border communicati...

Updated : 2017.07.17 18:07

Defector returns to N. Korea, appears on propaganda program

A former defector from North Korea returned to the North and made an appearance in a propaganda program, a local media outlet reported Sunday. North Korean propaganda "Our Nation" clip features Im J...

Updated : 2017.07.17 13:35

South Korea proposes inter-Korean military talks to thaw cross-border tension

South Korea proposed holding inter-Korean military talks Friday, the South’s Ministry of National Defense said on Monday “In order to suspend hostile activities at the military demarcation line, w...

Updated : 2017.07.17 10:18

US must re-examine NK-Iran nuclear, missile ties: Bolton

WASHINGTON -- The United States must reassess the nuclear and missile cooperation between North Korea and Iran in the wake of the North's recent intercontinental ballistic missile launch, a former Am...

Updated : 2017.07.17 09:21

S. Korea prepares to propose military talks to NK

South Korea may propose inter-Korean military talks as early as this week to follow up on President Moon Jae-in's offer to stop all acts of hostility on the border, a government official said Sunday....

Updated : 2017.07.16 14:18

N. Korea likely hikes plutonium production for nuclear weapons: report

WASHINGTON -- North Korea has likely produced an undetermined amount of additional plutonium for nuclear weapons since September, an analysis of thermal imagery showed Friday. 38 North, a US website...

Updated : 2017.07.16 10:53

Korea vice FM calls for Sweden's cooperation in NK's denuclearization

South Korea's vice foreign minister has asked for Sweden's cooperation in tackling North Korea's nuclear issue during a bilateral policy consultation meeting, the foreign ministry here said Saturday....

Updated : 2017.07.16 10:38

US House passes defense bill calling for added missile defense amid NK threats

WASHINGTON -- The US House of Representatives on Friday passed a defense bill calling for increased spending on missile defense programs amid North Korea's evolving threats. The National Defense Aut...

Updated : 2017.07.16 10:18

Military tension on Korean Peninsula may have negative impact on region: S&P

Tension over North Korea's recent launch of a ballistic missile with intercontinental range will likely raise the possibility of economic and financial risks in the Asia-Pacific region, a global rati...

Updated : 2017.07.16 09:19

N. Korea dismisses Moon's peace initiative as 'sophistry'

North Korea on Saturday criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in's initiative for cross-border rapprochement as "sophistry" in its first response to the proposal made last week. The Rodong Sinm...

Updated : 2017.07.15 10:55