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Korea releases footage of strategic missiles against NK

South Korea's military on Wednesday made public footage of its high-profile missiles that can be used for possible operations to remove the North Korean leadership. The Joint Chiefs of Staff release...

Updated : 2017.07.05 15:46

NK soldier guarding NK leader's villa defects

A North Korean soldier, who had been undergoing training to guard one of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's villas, has defected from his country, the head of a civic organization for North Korean hum...

Updated : 2017.07.05 15:18

Allies say NK endangering armistice

Top South Korean and US military commanders were united Wednesday in sending a tough warning message to North Korea for its long-range missile test. Vincent K. Brooks (Yonhap) "Self-restraint, whic...

Updated : 2017.07.05 11:28

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on NK ICBM launch

The United Nations Security Council will convene an emergency meeting to discuss the international community's actions over North Korea's recent launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the f...

Updated : 2017.07.05 10:59

Korea set for annual war mobilization drill after NK missile launch

South Korea will carry out an annual war mobilization exercise to test the operation of military contingency systems involving servicemen and government employees, the defense ministry said Wednesday...

Updated : 2017.07.05 10:32

Seoul confirms NK ICBM test, sees 'high' possibility of nuke test

South Korea's defense ministry on Wednesday confirmed North Korea's test of a new intercontinental ballistic missile, identifying it as an upgraded two-stage version of its KN-17 or Hwasong-12 missil...

Updated : 2017.07.05 09:38

US senator calls for 'global economic embargo' against NK

WASHINGTON -- A US senator called Tuesday for a "global economic embargo" against North Korea, denouncing Pyongyang's test of what it claims was an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reach...

Updated : 2017.07.05 09:35

US requests UN Security Council meeting on NK's missile launch

WASHINGTON -- The United States has requested that the UN Security Council hold a meeting to discuss North Korea's latest missile launch, UN diplomats said Tuesday. (Yonhap) The meeting is expected...

Updated : 2017.07.05 09:17

S. Korea approves new civilian aid plan for NK despite missile launch

South Korea on Tuesday permitted a private aid group to contact North Korea for their plan to provide humanitarian assistance despite North Korea's new missile test, which it said was an intercontine...

Updated : 2017.07.04 17:55

Moon says hopes NK will not cross 'point of no return'

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday warned North Korea not to cross a "red line" after it claimed a successful test of its first intercontinental ballistic missile. (Yonhap) Moon urged th...

Updated : 2017.07.04 17:13

China denounces NK's claimed ICBM launch as violation of UN resolutions

BEIJING -- China slammed North Korea's claimed launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday as a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions. (Yonhap) "Related UNSC resol...

Updated : 2017.07.04 17:09

NK claims successful ICBM test

North Korea claimed it carried out a successful test of an intercontinental ballistic test on Tuesday, heralding a sweeping shift in the regional security landscape and posing a critical test for Pre...

Updated : 2017.07.04 16:25

NK claims it successfully launched ICBM

North Korea claimed Tuesday that it successfully launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile in the latest in a series of its provocative acts. (Yonhap) North Korea test-fired the missile...

Updated : 2017.07.04 15:45

Korea strongly condemns NK's latest missile provocation

South Korea's foreign ministry strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile provocation Tuesday, calling it a "reckless" act that runs counter to UN Security Council resolutions and global demand ...

Updated : 2017.07.04 15:11

Moon Jae-in calls for UNSC measures against latest NK missile launch

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday called for UN Security Council measures against North Korea for its latest missile provocation, officials at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said. ...

Updated : 2017.07.04 14:46