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N. Korea calls for end to confrontation on eve of election in S. Korea

With South Korea's presidential election just one day away, North Korea on Monday called for an end to the history of inter-Korean confrontation. "The tragic North-South Korea relations today have b...

Updated : 2017.05.08 08:57

Rice: US should press China to take 'very tough steps' against NK

WASHINGTON -- The United States should say clearly to China that it should press North Korea hard enough to even cause the regime to collapse or see the US take those measures, former Secretary of St...

Updated : 2017.05.08 08:10

State Department aware of reports of N. Korea's latest detention of US citizen

WASHINGTON/SEOUL -- The State Department said it is aware of reports that yet another American citizen has been detained in North Korea. The North's official Korean Central News Agency said earlier ...

Updated : 2017.05.08 08:09

N. Korea detains another US citizen: state media

North Korea has detained another US citizen for committing "hostile acts," it said Sunday, its second arrest of an American in a fortnight with tensions high between Pyongyang and Washington. The ar...

Updated : 2017.05.07 21:20

US House of Representatives seeking integrated intelligence on NK

The United States House of Representative has introduced a bill on integrating intelligence on North Korea, a report said Saturday. Voice of America said Democratic Party Rep. Stephanie Murphy is th...

Updated : 2017.05.07 09:08

Pentagon eyeing military connection between Iran, NK: report

The United States is eyeing a military connection between Iran and North Korea after Tehran attempted to test-fire a missile from a submarine earlier this week, a news report said Friday. The missil...

Updated : 2017.05.07 09:06

China's handling of NK 'litmus test' of US-China relations: Snyder

How far China would go in helping change North Korea's behavior is a "litmus test" that will affect the future of the relations between Washington and Beijing, a US expert said Friday. Scott Snyder,...

Updated : 2017.05.07 09:05

White House: US, Australia working together to address NK threats

The United States and Australia are working together to address threats from North Korea so as to make the Asia-Pacific region more peaceful, the White House said Friday after a meeting between Presi...

Updated : 2017.05.07 09:03

US sanctions bill may lead China to cut oil to NK

The United States' latest drive to tighten sanctions against North Korea heaps pressure on China to consider using its last-resort punitive action, namely an oil embargo, to rein in the unruly ally, ...

Updated : 2017.05.05 20:42

N. Korea threatens after alleged assassination attempt

North Korea threatened Friday to launch an anti-terrorist attack against the intelligence agencies of South Korea and the United States as it accused them of plotting to kill North Korean leader Kim ...

Updated : 2017.05.05 20:30

Incoming president to face NK dilemma

The lower house of the US Congress on Friday overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea, leaving South Korea’s next government with the challenge of how ...

Updated : 2017.05.05 18:27

NK leader inspects 2 front-line islets, warns of strike against S. Korea

North Korea's leader has visited military detachments on two islets off the southwest front, saying that the country is considering a plan to strike South Korea, Pyongyang's state media said Friday. ...

Updated : 2017.05.05 13:26

New activity seen at test stand of N. Korea's SLBM development site: 38 North

Recent satellite imagery indicates new activity at the test stand of North Korea's main submarine-launched ballistic missile development shipyard in a move that suggests the communist nation is plann...

Updated : 2017.05.05 09:04

US House approves legislation significantly tightening sanctions on N. Korea

The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to pass legislation significantly tightening the economic screws on North Korea, mainly targeting Pyongyang's crude imports, labor exports and int...

Updated : 2017.05.05 08:57

[Newsmaker] US ready for secondary sanctions, more punishments against NK

The US is ready to ramp up pressure against North Korea through additional penalties, secondary sanctions and a tighter implementation of UN resolutions, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesd...

Updated : 2017.05.04 15:42