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Lotte Group approves land swap deal for THAAD battery

South Korea’s retail conglomerate Lotte Group on Monday approved a land-swap deal with the military for stationing a US anti-missile system battery here, a move that will accelerate the government’...

Updated : 2017.02.27 18:27

Kim murder ‘sovereignty, legal breach’: Yun

Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se slammed North Korea’s suspected use of a nerve agent in the murder of Kim Jong-nam at a UN conference in Geneva on Monday, calling it a violation of Malaysia’s soverei...

Updated : 2017.02.27 18:22

Kim killing new terror method: former NK spy

The use of nerve agent VX in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, represented that the Stalinist regime has developed a “whole new type” of terrorist met...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:54

Pyongyang gov't behind murder of Kim Jong-nam: spy agency

South Korea's spy agency said Monday that the North Korean government was behind the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, adding that those involved worked for the country's foreign ministry and spy body. ...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:16

NK leader's half brother sent letter to Pyongyang asking for money: expert

North Korean leader's half brother Kim Jong-nam, who was killed in Malaysia earlier this month, had sent a letter to Pyongyang asking for living expenses before his death, an expert at a local think ...

Updated : 2017.02.27 11:50

N. Korea coerces residents into sharing bill for new town project

North Korea has been forcing its residents to share a bill for completing a new town construction project ahead of the birthday of the country's late founder, Kim Il-sung, to make up fund shortages c...

Updated : 2017.02.27 11:10

All indicators point to NK responsibility in Kim Jong-nam's killing: ex-CIA chief

All indicators point to Pyongyang's responsibility in the killing of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a former CIA chief said Sunday, after Malaysia determined a banned chemical w...

Updated : 2017.02.27 09:43

Malaysia: Poisoning of Kim caused paralysis, quick death

KUALA LUMPUR (AP) -- Malaysia's health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother was so high that it killed him within 20 minutes...

Updated : 2017.02.26 20:57

Seoul to raise Kim killing on world stage

With North Korea accused of having used a banned toxin in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, Seoul is poised to highlight the Kim Jong-un regime’s unbridled breaches of international law and inhumane activ...

Updated : 2017.02.26 17:57

Nerve agent VX used in Kim Jong-nam murder, Malaysia says

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half brother was killed with a highly toxic chemical weapon known as VX, Malaysian police announced Friday, offering evidence that might unravel the myste...

Updated : 2017.02.24 17:26

NK bristles at S. Korean top diplomat's remarks in Munich

North Korea on Friday launched a vicious personal attack on the South Korean foreign minister, calling him an idiot and traitor who begs for tougher international pressure on its nuclear ambitions. ...

Updated : 2017.02.24 15:24

S. Korea urges NK to admit its involvement in killing of Kim Jong-nam

South Korea on Friday called on North Korea to acknowledge that it is behind the killing of its leader's half-brother and cooperate with Malaysia's probe into the case. In its first official respons...

Updated : 2017.02.24 12:57

S. Korea says 'faithfully' enforcing UN sanctions against Pyongyang

South Korea said that it has been "faithfully" enforcing sanctions adopted by the United Nations Security Council against North Korea, according to a report the Seoul government recently submitted to...

Updated : 2017.02.24 11:27

VX nerve agent found on dead half brother of NK leader

The half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was killed with the toxic VX nerve agent, a statement by Malaysian police showed Friday. Traces of the nerve agent were found on swabs of the Nort...

Updated : 2017.02.24 10:37

N. Korea condemns China over comment on missile test, suspension of coal imports

North Korea's state media on Thursday made a rare criticism against China over Beijing's condemnation of Pyongyang's launch of a new ballistic missile and its decision to halt imports of North Korean...

Updated : 2017.02.23 19:25