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US urges N. Korea to stop destabilizing acts, rhetoric, calls for tougher sanctions

WASHINGTON -- The United States urged North Korea to stop destabilizing actions and rhetoric and called for tighter sanctions on Pyongyang after the communist nation successfully carried out a new mi...

Updated : 2017.05.16 09:30

N. Korea closes restaurant in Malaysia amid toughened sanctions

The only North Korean restaurant in Malaysia has recently closed in the wake of the shocking murder of the leader's brother in March and toughened international sanctions over its weapons programs, s...

Updated : 2017.05.15 17:24

New NK missile poses test for Moon Jae-in

North Korea said Monday it had successfully tested a new type of a mid- and long-range missile capable of carrying a “large, heavy nuclear warhead” a day before, warning it could strike the US main...

Updated : 2017.05.15 16:03

S. Korean, Japanese defense chiefs vow unity on N. Korea

The defense ministers of South Korea and Japan agreed Monday to stay firmly united against North Korea's missile threats. Defense Minister Han Min-koo and his Japanese counterpart Tomomi Inada reaff...

Updated : 2017.05.15 15:42

Experts say NK missile test to reduce Moon's options in pursuit of dialogue

North Korea's latest intermediate-range ballistic missile test will likely limit the maneuvering room of President Moon Jae-in seeking dialogue with Pyongyang, instead setting the stage for Washingto...

Updated : 2017.05.15 15:31

Despite missile launch, Moon to stress need to engage N. Korea: adviser

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will continue to seek dialogue with North Korea despite the communist state's latest provocation this week that he himself has personally condemned, a presidential ...

Updated : 2017.05.15 10:45

N. Korean missile tech still far short of atmospheric re-entry: S. Korean military

North Korea seems to have yet to master a missile technology for "atmospheric re-entry," the key to developing an intercontinental ballistic missile, despite the success of its latest missile test, S...

Updated : 2017.05.15 09:14

NK missile launch demonstrates strides in ICBM development: US expert

North Korea's latest missile launch demonstrated the communist nation may be not only capable of reliably striking the US base in Guam but has made huge strides in developing an intercontinental ball...

Updated : 2017.05.15 07:55

UN Security Council to discuss NK missile launch

The UN Security Council will meet this week to discuss responses to North Korea's latest missile launch, news reports said Sunday. The United States and Japan requested an urgent session on the Nort...

Updated : 2017.05.15 07:54

NK says its new ballistic missile can carry nuke warhead

North Korea said Monday it has successfully tested-fired a new mid- and long-range ballistic missile that can carry a large nuclear warhead, claiming that the US mainland is within its striking range...

Updated : 2017.05.15 07:46

Trump believes Russia must be unhappy with NK missile launch: White House

US President Donald Trump has been briefed on North Korea's latest missile launch and believes Russia must be unhappy with the firing as the missile fell close to the country, the White House said Su...

Updated : 2017.05.14 13:29

N. Korea's official newspaper reiterates strengthening self-defense

North Korea's state media reiterated its position to enhance its self-defense capabilities Sunday as it test-fired what appeared to be a ballistic missile in defiance of the international community's...

Updated : 2017.05.14 13:27

Moon Jae-in urges stern response to NK launch

President Moon Jae-in on Sunday called for tough countermeasures to North Korean provocations following its latest missile launch. “The possibility of dialogue is open, but provocations must be met...

Updated : 2017.05.14 11:50

N. Korea urges UN members to reconsider sanctions on Pyongyang

NEW YORK/SEOUL -- North Korea's mission to the United Nations on Friday appealed to UN member states to reconsider implementing sanctions on the communist regime. In a press statement, the North's m...

Updated : 2017.05.14 09:31

N. Korea fires ballistic missile, Moon convenes NSC session

North Korea launched a ballistic missile Sunday morning from a site north of Pyongyang, South Korea's military said, as President Moon Jae-in immediately convened an emergency meeting of the National...

Updated : 2017.05.14 09:13