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Two female assassins create spy action scene at airport

The assassination of North Korean leaders Kim Jong-un’s half-brother in broad daylight at an international airport was a resemblance to a scene from a spy movie, featuring a fugitive high-profile fi...

Updated : 2017.02.15 11:56

Hwang says apparent assassination of NK leader's half-brother indicates regime's 'brutal, inhumane' nature

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Wednesday said the apparent assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother represents the "brutal, inhumane" nature...

Updated : 2017.02.15 10:45

N. Korean leader's half-brother did not respond to advice to seek asylum in S. Korea: report

An acquaintance of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he did not respond to advice to seek asylum in South Korea, a US broadcaster said Wednesday. The South Korean resident in ...

Updated : 2017.02.15 10:06

N.Korea leader's brother slain at airport: Malaysia official

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was assassinated at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, telling medical workers before he died that he had been attacked with a chemical spray, a Malaysian...

Updated : 2017.02.15 09:40

Assassination of NK leader's brother raises questions about regime stability: US experts

The apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un raises questions about the stability of the young leader's grip on power, US experts said Tuesday. Kim Jong-nam, the...

Updated : 2017.02.15 09:21

NK leader's half brother killed: report

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother Kim Jung-nam was killed, in what appears to be an assassination, local media reported Tuesday. TV Chosun, citing government sources, reported that the...

Updated : 2017.02.14 20:37

UNSC condemns NK missile launch as defense debate heats up

The UN Security Council late Monday unanimously condemned North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test, as debate heats up here over Seoul’s missile defense capabilities. The 15 council members iss...

Updated : 2017.02.14 18:17

[Newsmaker] [KH explains] North Korea's missile progress

North Korea said it “successfully” test-fired a new strategic weapon capable of carrying a nuclear warhead on Sunday. Officials and experts in South Korea confirmed the latest launch to involve a ...

Updated : 2017.02.14 18:17

Resumption of Kaesong complex feared to hinder efforts to press NK: minister

South Korea's possible resumption of the now-shuttered inter-Korean industrial park could be seen as backpedaling on international efforts to pressure North Korea, Seoul's pointman on unification sai...

Updated : 2017.02.14 15:52

N. Korean restaurants in Cambodia struggle following int'l sanctions

North Korean restaurants have been floundering in Cambodia as the South Korean community in the country has avoided them amid the implementation of UN sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear a...

Updated : 2017.02.14 13:59

N. Korean missile capable of flying more than 2,000 km: spy agency

South Korea's spy agency said Tuesday the latest missile launched by Pyongyang that reached a top speed of Mach 8.5 is capable of flying more than 2,000 kilometers. During the meeting with the Natio...

Updated : 2017.02.14 13:56

N. Korea vice foreign minister's families purged in link with executed uncle of Kim Jong-un: document

Several family members of North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol have been purged in connection with Jang Song-thaek, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's uncle who was executed in 2013 on ch...

Updated : 2017.02.14 12:38

NK leader focusing on military capabilities, reign of terror: Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is focusing on boosting nuclear and missile capabilities while seeking to consolidate the base of his power, Seoul's unification ministry said Tuesday. Ahead of key e...

Updated : 2017.02.14 11:59

NK's latest missile launch increases chance of ICBM test: report

North Korea's latest launch of a new missile is aimed at showing off its confidence that the country will be able to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile within this year, a report showed ...

Updated : 2017.02.14 11:14

N. Korea diverts int'l aid for flood recovery to construction projects: report

North Korea has misappropriated part of an international relief package to help it deal with the devastation caused by deadly flooding last year for its major infrastructure projects, a US broadcast ...

Updated : 2017.02.14 10:25