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Daughter of Park's confidante appealing Danish extradition

BRUSSELS, (Yonhap) -- The daughter of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye's close friend has begun the appeal process over the Danish prosecution's decision to extradite her for an investigat...

Updated : 2017.03.20 20:25

Korean embassy in China issues safety warning to football fans amid pre-World Cup qualifier tension

South Korean embassy in Beijing has issued a safety warning to football fans planning to attend an upcoming World Cup qualifying match between the two countries, scheduled amid a wave of anti-Korean ...

Updated : 2017.03.20 20:23

NK exalts miners’ deaths in speedy work campaign

North Korea on Monday glorified the death of six workers from a mine collapse in January as heroic sacrifices in a speedy work campaign ordered by leader Kim Jong-un in his New Year's message. In a ...

Updated : 2017.03.20 19:59

NK’s Kim ‘acting very, very badly’: Trump

US President Donald Trump on Monday issued a fresh bout of criticism against North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying he was “acting very, very badly” in light of the communist state’s recent test ...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:29

NK vows continued nuclear deterrent steps against US hostile policy

North Korea on Monday hinted at additional provocations by vowing that it will continue to take nuclear deterrent steps against the US' hard-line policy toward it. "Our army and people will continuo...

Updated : 2017.03.20 15:28

NK renames agency handling weapons development: source

North Korea has recently changed the name of its military development agency, which had been deceitfully called a science lab, in a way that clarifies its mission of weaponry research, a source said ...

Updated : 2017.03.20 15:22

Seoul says N. Korea's rocket engine a 'meaningful' progress

South Korea's defense ministry said Monday that North Korea's latest high-thrust rocket engine test was a "meaningful" advance in its weapons of mass destruction development program. The assessment ...

Updated : 2017.03.20 11:03

Any military option against N. Korea likely to lead full-scale war: NYT

Any military option against North Korea, whether big or small, carries a significant risk of leading to full-scale war that could claim millions of lives, The New York Times reported Sunday. Talk of...

Updated : 2017.03.20 09:44

N. Korea sends another encrypted numbers broadcast

North Korea's state radio station resumed broadcasting mysterious numbers Sunday after a nine-day hiatus that could be some kind of coded message to its agents operating in South Korea. The message ...

Updated : 2017.03.19 15:42

Top NK official Choe said to be behind dismissal of spy chief: report

Choe Ryong-hae, a vice chairman of North Korea's ruling party, is believed to have played a role in the latest dismissal of the country's spy chief, a report by a South Korean state-run think tank sa...

Updated : 2017.03.19 12:07

N. Korean leader observes new high performance engine test

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un observed the ground jet test of a new high-thrust rocket engine, the country's state-run media said Sunday, an indication that Pyongyang may engage in future provocati...

Updated : 2017.03.19 10:44

N. Korean airport among world's worst in global survey

North Korea's only international airport in Pyongyang has been named one of the world's worst airports in a British customer satisfaction survey released this week. (Yonhap) In Skytrax's review of ...

Updated : 2017.03.18 12:12

N. Korea may have fired 5 missiles on March 6: report

North Korea may have test-fired five ballistic missiles, instead of four, into the East Sea on March 6, a news report said Friday, speculating that a fifth one ended in failure. North Korea's offici...

Updated : 2017.03.17 11:43

Malaysia says it has family consent to decide on Kim's body

Malaysian officials said Thursday that the family of Kim Jong-nam, who was killed last month, has given its consent to Malaysia to decide what to do with his body. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid ...

Updated : 2017.03.16 19:54

NK diplomat: Malaysia killing was US, S. Korea conspiracy

A North Korean diplomat says the killing of a man confirmed by Malaysian police to be the half brother of North Korea's leader was a political conspiracy engineered by Washington and Seoul. Kim Jong...

Updated : 2017.03.16 19:43