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Mattis: Military solution to N. Korea would be 'tragic on an unbelievable scale'

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Friday that the U.S. and its partners are working to find a non-military solution to the problem of North Korea because military options would be "tragic on ...

Updated : 2017.05.20 09:38

N. Korea criticizes Moon's dual-track policy toward it

North Korea on Friday sent a critical message via its official media to the newly launched liberal South Korean government over its policy that pursues the North's denuclearization and seeks dialogue...

Updated : 2017.05.19 14:39

N. Korea celebrates Hwasong-12 missile launch

North Korea has celebrated the successful launch of a new type of intermediate-range ballistic missile, called the Hwasong-12, by inviting its developers to Pyongyang, the North's state-run newswire ...

Updated : 2017.05.19 10:29

All PSC-inspected N. Korean ships have deficiencies: report

All North Korean ships, which underwent safety inspections at ports in the Asia-Pacific region last year, were found to have had deficiencies, a US broadcaster said Thursday. "North Korea recorded a...

Updated : 2017.05.18 13:15

NK preparing for cruise missile strikes: RFA

The North Korean army is repairing protective walls for gallery positions to brace for possible cruise missile strikes after witnessing such US attacks on Syria last month, a US broadcaster said Thur...

Updated : 2017.05.18 11:26

US conducts military drill to counter N. Korea's WMDs

US soldiers stationed in South Korea have recently conducted an exercise aimed at destroying North Korea's weapons of mass destruction by practicing a ship-to-shore air assault from a South Korean wa...

Updated : 2017.05.18 10:02

Trump's mishandling of intelligence secrets could affect cooperation over N. Korea: congressman

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump's sharing of highly classified intelligence with Russia could cause a problem with efforts to seek cooperation from allies in dealing with North Korea, the ran...

Updated : 2017.05.18 09:33

Moon calls N. Korean missile launch serious threat to peace

South Korean President Moon Jae-in continued to blast North Korea Wednesday, calling its recent missile launch a serious threat to global peace and security that should never be tolerated. "North Ko...

Updated : 2017.05.17 16:39

NK daily releases detailed report on global WannaCry attack

North Korea on Tuesday released a detailed report on the global WannaCry ransomware attack, but kept mum about international suspicions that it might have been behind the destructive hacking. "The c...

Updated : 2017.05.17 14:55

Key facts omitted when US informed S. Korea about detection of recent N. Korea missile launch

The United States military stationed in South Korea has informed the host country of its detection of a recent North Korean missile launch, but important facts were omitted in the information sharing...

Updated : 2017.05.17 13:23

NK's flood restoration work goes against humanitarian priorities

The United Nations has raised questions over the way North Korea restored flood damage last year, pointing out that it put more emphasis on building and infrastructure reconstruction than flood victi...

Updated : 2017.05.17 11:13

UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Tuesday to discuss tightening sanctions on North Korea after it fired its latest ballistic missile. US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the United State...

Updated : 2017.05.17 09:46

US would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley

The United States would consider talks with North Korea if it halts all nuclear and ballistic missile tests, Washington's envoy to the United Nations said Tuesday as the UN Security Council weighed n...

Updated : 2017.05.17 09:38

US to stage int'l campaign against N. Korea

The US government has disclosed a plan to strongly stage a campaign to alienate saber-rattling North Korea from the international community in order to hold it responsible for its reckless acts and h...

Updated : 2017.05.17 09:33

US nuclear scientist: NK has 'ample technical reason' to conduct sixth nuclear test

North Korea has "ample technical reason" to carry out yet another nuclear test as the regime seeks to develop a reliable intercontinental ballistic missile that can deliver nuclear weapons, a US nucl...

Updated : 2017.05.17 09:08