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Washington Post: Warmbier must have gone through 'horrendous mistreatment' in NK

WASHINGTON -- The comatose American college student released from North Korea must have gone through "horrendous mistreatment" in the communist nation, the Washington Post said Wednesday, calling for...

Updated : 2017.06.15 09:04

US held secret meetings with NK before bringing detained college student home

WASHINGTON -- The US pointman on North Korea, Amb. Joseph Yun, held secret meetings with North Korean diplomats in Oslo and New York before flying to Pyongyang to bring home a long-detained comatose ...

Updated : 2017.06.15 09:02

Resumption of Kaesong complex hinges on resolution of NK nukes: nominee

South Korea will push to reopen the industrial park in North Korea only in step with progress in the resolution of its nuclear problems, the nominee for South Korea's unification minister said Wednes...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:53

N. Korea says willing to respond to dialogue, cooperation on human rights

North Korea said Wednesday it is willing to respond to suggestions of any dialogue and cooperation on the humanitarian front, announcing the result of a meeting with a United Nations human rights inv...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:40

[News Focus] Inter-Korean ties face grim outlook on summit anniversary

Seventeen years after a peace declaration between the leaders, inter-Korean relations face grim prospects amid the North’s evolving nuclear threats and perpetual tension that have even made sheer fr...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:21

N. Korea sent drone to acquire THAAD target: defense minister

South Korea’s defense chief on Wednesday blamed North Korea for sending a drone to spy on the US advanced anti-missile system deployed here, describing it as an attempt to acquire ground targets for...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:13

Rodman begins sightseeing on N. Korea trip he hopes opens door

PYONGYANG (AP) -- Dennis Rodman, the former NBA bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, began sightseeing in Pyongyang on Wednesday during a trip he said he hoped would “...

Updated : 2017.06.14 14:37

NK urges S. Korea to take actions to ease military tensions

North Korea on Wednesday called on South Korea to take actions to ease military tensions along the inter-Korean border ahead of the 17th anniversary of a historic summit between the two Koreas. Nort...

Updated : 2017.06.14 13:44

Tillerson: US to seek to deny N. Korea crude supplies

WASHINGTON -- The United States will seek to deny North Korea crude oil supplies and other basic needs in an effort to ramp up pressure on the regime over its nuclear and missile programs, US Secreta...

Updated : 2017.06.14 09:44

US issues alert against NK's 'Hidden Cobra' cyber attacks

WASHINGTON -- The United States issued a cyber security alert Tuesday against North Korean hacking attacks, calling Pyongyang's malicious cyber activities "Hidden Cobra." The joint alert from the De...

Updated : 2017.06.14 09:08

US student freed from NK in state of 'coma'

WASHINGTON -- The American college student just freed from a long detention in North Korea is in a coma, his parents were quoted as saying Tuesday, a surprise that could further complicate the alread...

Updated : 2017.06.14 09:07

Kaesong should be reopen: unification minister nominee

Unification Minister nominee Cho Myoung-gyon on Tuesday called for a restart of an inter-Korean factory park that was shuttered last year in punishment for Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile test, desp...

Updated : 2017.06.13 18:04

S. Korean president calls for deterrence against N. Korea's missile threats

President Moon Jae-in reiterated his resolve to strengthen South Korea's defense capabilities against North Korea Tuesday, while asking the combined forces of the country and the United States here t...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:25

Experts call for practical policy on NK, unification

Experts on Tuesday called for the Moon Jae-in government to formulate a more practical foreign and unification policy in order to boost its voice on North Korea issues amid a drawn-out nuclear deadlo...

Updated : 2017.06.13 16:17

[Profile] First insider tapped to become unification minister

Cho Myoung-gyon, the first Unification Ministry insider to be tapped to take its helm in its near 70-year history, boasts ample experience in negotiations with North Korea. Until his retirement in 2...

Updated : 2017.06.13 15:54