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N. Korea says another UNSC resolution will trigger corresponding measures

North Korea threatened Friday to take "corresponding measures" if the United Nations Security Council adopts a new punitive resolution on the country. The response from North Korea came as the UN co...

Updated : 2017.07.14 17:49

Congress seeks to deny NK partners to US financial system

The US Congress is pushing for a bill intended to block companies with North Korea ties from using the American financial system amid growing calls for secondary sanctions against entities in China a...

Updated : 2017.07.14 16:39

NK warns US military bases in S. Korea within striking range

North Korea warned Friday that US forces stationed in South Korea are within striking range even if a key unit has moved to a new base located south of Seoul. The US 8th Army on Tuesday opened its n...

Updated : 2017.07.14 14:50

UN special rapporteur on N. Korean human rights to visit Seoul

The United Nations' Special Rapporteur on the situation of North Korean human rights Tomas Ojea Quintana will visit South Korea next week to discuss ways to improve human right conditions in the recl...

Updated : 2017.07.14 10:33

North Korea’s new water parks frequented by Kim Jong-un

The North Korean regime’s mouth piece Korean Central News Agency is promoting Pyongyang’s water amusement parks in what looks like a bid to draw more foreign tourists in time for the summer vacatio...

Updated : 2017.07.14 09:36

Minister vows to take long-term approach to inter-Korean relations

New Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon on Thursday vowed to resolve inter-Korean relations with a long-term perspective amid a deepening dilemma over nuclear issues in the wake of North Korea’s te...

Updated : 2017.07.13 18:14

[Graphic News] N. Korean defectors down as border tightened

The number of North Koreans escaping to the South declined sharply in the first half of this year as Pyongyang strengthened controls on its border with China, officials said. The DMZ dividing the Ko...

Updated : 2017.07.13 18:04

No evidence of money from Kaesong complex being used for NK nukes: Seoul official

A ranking South Korea official said Thursday there is no evidence that money generated from a now suspended joint inter-Korean industrial complex bankrolled North Korea's nuclear and missile programs...

Updated : 2017.07.13 14:05

N. Korean Embassy in Beijing building new facility

A new large building is under construction inside the North Embassy compound in Beijing, raising suspicions that it might be for commercial use in violation of UN resolutions, a US-based Internet new...

Updated : 2017.07.13 11:43

Ex-rights envoy calls for US to extend humanitarian aid to N. Korea

A former US rights envoy has insisted the US government provide humanitarian aid to North Korean residents only if transparency in its distribution is secured, a US broadcaster reported Thursday. Ro...

Updated : 2017.07.13 10:18

Earthquake off N. Korea not caused by nuclear test: US

A magnitude-5.8 earthquake that occurred off North Korea's east coast Thursday (local time) was not caused by a nuclear test, the US Geological Survey said. The tremor occurred at 4:18 a.m. North Ko...

Updated : 2017.07.13 09:29

Americans see N. Korea as greater security threat than Islamic State: survey

WASHINGTON -- American voters consider North Korea a greater threat to national security than the militant group Islamic State, a survey showed Wednesday, amid heightened concern in the US in the wak...

Updated : 2017.07.13 09:21

North Koreans found tweeting about EXO

EXO (Yonhap) Ahead of its long-awaited comeback, EXO may have found some fans from perhaps the most unexpected place in the world: North Korea. Twitter Korea has unveiled a trend map that highlight...

Updated : 2017.07.12 18:35

Number of North Korean defectors drops 21% in first half of 2017

The number of North Koreans who have resettled in the South fell 20.8 percent in the first half from a year ago as Pyongyang tightens border controls, the Unification Ministry said Wednesday. A tota...

Updated : 2017.07.12 18:32

Hwasong 14 still short of hitting US mainland: experts

North Korea’s long-range ballistic missile test-fired last week is thought to have a range capable of reaching Alaska and Hawaii, but not the main US continent, missile experts said Wednesday. Ja...

Updated : 2017.07.12 16:07