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S. Korea, US, Japan vow 'maximum pressure' on N. Korea for dialogue

South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Wednesday to continue joint efforts to put "maximum pressure" on North Korea in order to bring it to the negotiating table. The three countries strong...

Updated : 2017.07.12 10:35

Drought hits N. Korean breadbasket hard

North Korea's granary zones, including Hwanghae provinces, are suffering great damage due to a drought that began in April, a US broadcaster reported Wednesday. According to data from a joint invest...

Updated : 2017.07.12 10:26

US continues to look at secondary boycott of N. Korea: State Department

WASHINGTON -- The US continues to look into a so-called secondary boycott of North Korea to starve the communist nation of resources to develop its nuclear and missile programs, the State Department ...

Updated : 2017.07.12 10:01

US announces successful THAAD test after NK missile launch

WASHINGTON -- The United States on Tuesday announced a successful test of its missile defense system in the wake of North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile launch last week. The Missile Def...

Updated : 2017.07.12 09:40

S. Korea, US, Japan call for tough action against NK

The top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed on Tuesday to "sternly" respond to North Korea's latest missile provocation but affirmed that the door for talks with Pyongya...

Updated : 2017.07.11 21:45

North Korea yet to master re-entry technology for ICBM: NIS

North Korea has yet to master re-entry technology for its recently tested intercontinental ballistic missile, though it has been making “faster-than-expected” progress, Seoul’s spy agency said Tue...

Updated : 2017.07.11 18:53

No negotiation until NK abandons nukes: Pence

With North Korea being defiant in its nuclear ambitions, US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday ruled out the possibility for any negotiations, vowing further economic sanctions instead of a “failed...

Updated : 2017.07.11 18:20

Recent N. Korean missile falls short of ICBM: spy agency

North Korea has yet to fully secure the development of an intercontinental ballistic missile as it remains still unknown whether the country's recently fired ballistic missile successfully re-entered...

Updated : 2017.07.11 13:26

Peru orders N. Korean mission to curtail number of staffers

The Peruvian government has called on the North Korean Embassy in Lima to halve the number of its staff as part of steps to implement the UN Security Council sanctions against the North's nuclear and...

Updated : 2017.07.11 11:28

Russia's oil shipments to NK on sharp increase

Russia's oil exports to North Korea sharply increased in the first four months of the year amid the international community's sanctions on the country, a US broadcaster said Tuesday. Russia shipped ...

Updated : 2017.07.11 10:10

N. Korea's ICBM, if fully developed, would reach San Diego with nuclear warhead, multiple decoys: US expert

WASHINGTON -- North Korea's recently tested intercontinental ballistic missile, if fully developed, would be able to strike the US naval base at San Diego with a nuclear warhead and multiple decoys d...

Updated : 2017.07.11 10:04

US senator: Trump fails to use G20 to enlist global support to pressure China to rein in NK

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump failed to use last week's G20 summit to enlist support from world leaders for his efforts to pressure China to rein in North Korea, a US senator said Monday. ...

Updated : 2017.07.11 09:54

S. Korea, US in talks on using secondary boycott as option to rein in NK

Talks are underway between South Korea and the United States on possibly using a "secondary boycott" aimed at toughening sanctions against North Korea's evolving missile and nuclear programs, Seoul's...

Updated : 2017.07.10 18:02

[Herald Interview] ‘Military confidence-building is key to reducing tensions on Peninsula’

Despite North Korea’s persistent missile provocations and nuclear threat, South Korea should engage with the North and build trust with it to reduce the risk of an all-out war on the peninsula, a se...

Updated : 2017.07.10 17:17

S. Korea to seek inter-Korean talks after examining NK response to Moon's proposal

South Korea's unification ministry said Monday it will seek inter-Korean talks after gauging North Korea's reaction to President Moon Jae-in's latest proposal to bring peace to the divided peninsula....

Updated : 2017.07.10 14:39