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NK threatens military action against joint drills

North Korea on Thursday threatened to take its “toughest counteractions” as South Korea and the US stage their annual military exercise. The Foal Eagle drill began Wednesday in its biggest-ever in...

Updated : 2017.03.02 16:26

6 armed N. Korean soldiers illegally cross into China: source

A total of six North Korean soldiers armed with weapons crossed into China, prompting Chinese authorities to track their whereabouts, a source said Thursday. The North Korean soldiers deserted their...

Updated : 2017.03.02 15:53

No more visa-free travel for North Korean visitors: Zahid

Visitors from North Korea to Malaysia will be required to apply for visas beginning March 6. Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid said Thursday that the move was for security p...

Updated : 2017.03.02 14:40

NK warns of 'toughest' actions against S. Korea-US military drill

North Korea on Thursday vowed to take its "toughest' military counteractions against South Korea and the United States as the allies kicked off their annual military exercise. Seoul and Washington s...

Updated : 2017.03.02 09:54

Victor Cha: N. Korean provocations likely during US-S. Korea military exercises

North Korea is likely to undertake provocations in coming weeks as South Korea and the US conduct annual joint military exercises that the communist nation has bristled at, a US think tank said Wedne...

Updated : 2017.03.02 09:49

Ex-US diplomat: Kim Jong-nam's killing raises specter of NK selling chemical weapons to terror groups

The use of the nerve agent VX in the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korea's leader, raises the dangerous specter of a cash-strapped Pyongyang ultimately selling such a chemical we...

Updated : 2017.03.02 09:47

N. Korea accuses S. Korea, US of killing leader Kim's half brother

Denying its own involvement, North Korea on Wednesday accused South Korea and the United States of killing a North Korean, believed to be North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother, without ackno...

Updated : 2017.03.01 20:43

Hwang vows to make NK give up nukes

Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn on Wednesday pledged to redouble sanctions, pressure and deterrence to force North Korea to “change its calculations” and desert nuclear weapons, reaffirming plans to...

Updated : 2017.03.01 18:00

Duo charged with Kim Jong-nam's murder

Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, 29, and Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, have been charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code, which carries the mandatory death penalty upon conviction, for the murder of a No...

Updated : 2017.03.01 14:13

Seoul's spy agency warned Kim Jong-nam of safety last year

South Korea's spy agency sent a safety warning last year to the North Korean leader's half brother who was killed earlier this month, lawmakers said Tuesday. The logo of the National Intelligence Se...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:52

US mulls relisting NK as ‘terror sponsor’

In the wake of Kim Jong-nam’s killing, the US has set out to consider redesignating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, a senior Seoul official said Tuesday. The US side floated the idea a...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:13

Ex-NK envoy to UN visits Malaysia over Kim's death

A former North Korean deputy ambassador to the United Nations arrived in Malaysia on Tuesday amid an escalating diplomatic row over the death of the half brother of the North's leader Kim Jong-un. R...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:01

Senior NK official arrives in Beijing for talks

A senior North Korean diplomat arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for talks on "issues of mutual concern," amid growing tensions over the North's missile test and the death of the Pyongyang leader's half ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 14:17

NK-EU trade falls for 3rd consecutive year in 2016: report

North Korea's trade with the European Union shrank for the third consecutive year in 2016 amid international sanctions against the North, a US media outlet said Tuesday. European flags fly in front ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 10:00

‘Kim Jong-nam death was state-led terror’

The recent killing of Kim Jong-nam was an act of terror concocted by North Korea’s state security and foreign ministries under the command of his half brother and leader Kim Jong-un, Seoul’s spy ag...

Updated : 2017.02.27 18:30