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N. Korea 62% likely to conduct nuclear or missile test in next 30 days: think tank

North Korea is 62 percent likely to conduct a nuclear test or a missile launch in the next 30 days, a US think tank has predicted based on analysis of big data on the communist nation. The study, co...

Updated : 2017.03.13 09:31

N. Korea seen excavating tunnel for far more powerful nuke test

North Korea is continuing to excavate a tunnel at its nuclear test site, which may support an explosion up to 14 times more powerful than its last test, according to US analysts Saturday. Satellite ...

Updated : 2017.03.11 14:25

Malay police confirm N. Korean assassination victim as Kim Jong-nam: reports

The Malaysian police verified Friday the identity of the North Korean killed in the country last month as Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, officially confirming his ...

Updated : 2017.03.10 20:13

Hwang warns against NK attempts to worsen divisions following Park's dismissal

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Friday warned against North Korea's possible attempts to worsen social and political divisions here in the wake of the Constitutiona...

Updated : 2017.03.10 17:14

S. Korea says no plan to bring Kim Han-sol here

The South Korean government said that it has no plan to bring Kim Han-sol, the son of Kim Jong-nam, to the country, a source from the Ministry of Unification said Thursday. “We are unable to make a...

Updated : 2017.03.09 17:21

N. Korea leader can be referred to ICC if found to be behind killing: lawyer

A legal adviser to the International Criminal Court argued the leader of North Korea can be referred to the world judicial body if found to be behind the killing of his estranged half brother, a US b...

Updated : 2017.03.09 13:41

Kim Han-sol may be next target of assassination: ex-NK diplomat

The son of Kim Jong-nam, the recently assassinated half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, may be the next target, Japanese news reports quoted a former high-level North Korean diplomat as s...

Updated : 2017.03.09 11:44

N. Korea bans overseas workers from accessing Internet

The North Korean authorities recently issued an order banning overseas North Korean workers' access to the Internet in an apparent bid to prevent the spread of the news on the assassination of Kim Jo...

Updated : 2017.03.08 11:20

N. Korea slaps temporary exit ban on Malaysians

North Korea has decided not to allow Malaysians staying in the North to leave the country temporarily, Pyongyang's state media said Tuesday, amid a diplomatic spat between the two countries over the ...

Updated : 2017.03.07 12:55

Fatality rate at N. Korean prisons estimated at 25%: report

Nearly one in four prisoners at North Korea's labor camps die of disease while in confinement, a Seoul-based think tank said in a report released Tuesday. The report by the Asan Institute for Policy...

Updated : 2017.03.07 11:19

N. Korea says missile launch targeted US bases in Japan

North Korea said Tuesday it launched four ballistic missiles in an exercise targeting US military bases in Japan, vowing to bolster its missile capabilities in terms of quantity and quality. North K...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:00

N. Korea to expel Malaysian envoy in row over airport killing

North Korea said Monday it has decided to expel the Malaysian ambassador to Pyongyang in a deepening row over the killing of the half-brother of the North's leader Kim Jong-un. The North's official ...

Updated : 2017.03.06 21:00

Expelled N. Korea envoy fires final salvo from airport

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) -- North Korea's expelled ambassador fired a final salvo at Malaysia Monday over its probe into the assassination of the half-brother of Pyongyang's leader, describing the investig...

Updated : 2017.03.06 20:01

NK fires 4 ballistic missiles

North Korea launched four ballistic missiles into the Eastern Sea on Monday, Seoul’s military said, in an apparent show of force against ongoing annual South Korea-US military exercises. The missil...

Updated : 2017.03.06 18:34

[Graphic News] North Korea faces diplomatic crisis with Malaysia

North Korea maintains diplomatic ties with 161 countries in the world, but it may soon lose one - Malaysia. Ever since Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of the North’s leader, died on Feb. 13 at Kuala...

Updated : 2017.03.06 18:08