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Ex-security advisor Rice calls for steadily increasing pressure on NK

Former US National Security Advisor San Rice said Tuesday the US should foc on increasing pressure on North Korea, accing President Donald Trump of "vacillating" between threatening to e military for...

Updated : 2017.05.17 09:07

N. Korea hints at further nuclear, missile provocations

North Korea said Tuesday it will continue to conduct nuclear or missile tests with smaller and more diversified nuclear weapons, according to its state media. The pledge came at a meeting between a ...

Updated : 2017.05.16 18:05

North Korea behind ransomware attack: experts

North Korea may be behind the ransomware attacks that disrupted computer systems across the world over the weekend, cyber security experts said Tuesday, suggesting a link between the latest attack an...

Updated : 2017.05.16 15:55

4 in 10 N. Koreans are food-insecure: UN report

Four in 10 North Koreans are considered “food-insecure,” according to a report from Radio Free Asia on Tuesday, a nonprofit international broadcaster. It cited Food Security Information Network‘s ...

Updated : 2017.05.16 15:28

UN condemns NK missile, allies assess weapon to be short of ICBM

The UN Security Council on Monday condemned North Korea over its latest missile launch, warning of further sanctions. In a statement adopted unanimously, the 15-member council urged the communist na...

Updated : 2017.05.16 15:20

N. Korea's provocations hinder inter-Korean deals: Seoul

South Korea's unification ministry said Tuesday that it is illogical for North Korea to call for the South to honor inter-Korean agreements on cooperation while testing a new ballistic missile. Ji J...

Updated : 2017.05.16 15:18

US doesn't see right conditions for talks with N. Korea now: White House official

In light of North Korea's recent provocations, the United States does not see the right conditions under which it could engage in talks with Pyongyang, a White House official handling Korea affairs s...

Updated : 2017.05.16 14:47

N. Korea stands ready for nuke test: S. Korean ministry

North Korea maintains preparedness to conduct another nuclear test at any time, South Korea's defense ministry told lawmakers Tuesday, a day after Pyongyang asserted the success of its weekend ballis...

Updated : 2017.05.16 14:27

S. Korean president vows 'fundamental' denuclearization of N. Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed "bold" and "fundamental" denuclearization of North Korea on Tuesday, in what could be considered the most strongly worded warning against the communist countr...

Updated : 2017.05.16 11:17

S. Korea, US, Japan assure unity against N. Korea's provocation

South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Tuesday to promote trilateral cooperation to tackle North Korea's belligerence highlighted by another ballistic missile launch last weekend. The regio...

Updated : 2017.05.16 10:24

NK gives IMO no prior notice on its missile launch

North Korea did not give any prior notice of its latest ballistic missile launch to the International Maritime Organization despite its IMO membership, a US broadcaster said Tuesday. On Sunday, the ...

Updated : 2017.05.16 10:19

N. Korea-Russia trade jumps in Q1 despite sanctions

Trade between North Korea and Russia soared more than 85 percent in the first quarter of the year on-year owing largely to Russia's export increase despite the UN trade ban against the North's nuclea...

Updated : 2017.05.16 09:49

US senator calls for stronger sanctions on N. Korea after missile test

WASHINGTON -- A US senator called Monday for stronger sanctions on North Korea as well as Chinese firms assisting with Pyongyang's nuclear missile programs after the communist nation successfully tes...

Updated : 2017.05.16 09:37

UN chief condemns N. Korea's missile test

NEW YORK -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned North Korea's latest missile launch and urged Pyongyang to move toward denuclearization. "The secretary-general condemns the lau...

Updated : 2017.05.16 09:34

Trump's 'disruptive' approach to N. Korea could work: ex-defense secretary

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump's "disruptive" approach to North Korea could prove to be good for resolving the problem that has defied conventional solutions for decades, former Defense Secr...

Updated : 2017.05.16 09:32