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Korea's top naval officer calls for readiness at inter-Korean border

South Korea's top naval officer on Tuesday called for watertight vigilance against any possible North Korean provocations following the assassination of its leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong...

Updated : 2017.02.21 17:24

US military to complete deployment of more than 80 MRAPs to S. Korea this month

The US military will complete its deployment of more than 80 Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles to South Korea by the end of this month, the Eighth US Army said Tuesday, amid the need to prepar...

Updated : 2017.02.21 14:37

S. Korean defense ministry accuses NK leader of ordering murder of half brother

Seoul's defense ministry said Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un instructed officials to kill his half brother, accusing the country of an unforgivable and inhumane criminal act. Kim Jong-...

Updated : 2017.02.21 11:24

S. Korea military on high alert after Kim Jong-nam's death

South Korea's military is staying on high alert to counter any provocations by North Korea following the murder of the estranged half brother of the North's leader Kim Jong-un a week ago, the defense...

Updated : 2017.02.20 12:34

Acting president calls for protection of high-profile NK defectors

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Thursday called for the protection of high-profile North Korean defectors after the murder of the half brother of the communist stat...

Updated : 2017.02.17 09:41

S. Korea military on high readiness after death of NK leader's brother

South Korea's military said Thursday that it takes the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother very seriously and is maintaining a high level of readiness to deal with all threats to ...

Updated : 2017.02.16 15:50

Top diplomats of S. Korea, US to discuss NK nukes in Germany

Top diplomats of South Korea and the United States will hold a meeting Thursday to discuss their coordinated approach to North Korea and its nuclear weapons program. South Korean Foreign Minister Yu...

Updated : 2017.02.16 10:36

Top diplomat to draw attention to gravity of NK threat in Germany meetings

South Korea's top diplomat said Wednesday that he will work to raise the awareness of the gravity and urgency of North Korea's nuclear threats during international events to be held in Germany this w...

Updated : 2017.02.15 14:37

US Navy ship makes a port call in Busan

An advanced US Navy ship that tracks and monitors ballistic missiles arrived in South Korea's southern port city of Busan on Wednesday, the Seoul military said. The USNS Howard O. Lorenzen pulled in...

Updated : 2017.02.15 12:10

Assassination, missile test highlight need of THAAD deployment: Bareun lawmaker

Rep. Yoo Seong-min of the Bareun Party said Wednesday the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother should be a wake-up call about the regime's unpredictable nature. Yoo, a potential p...

Updated : 2017.02.15 09:55

Lawmaker calls for revision to anti-missile defense systems

A senior South Korean lawmaker on Tuesday called for a revision to the missile defense system sought by the country by the mid-2020s as North Korean missiles will likely become harder to detect befor...

Updated : 2017.02.15 09:41

Acting president to hold top security meeting over death of NK leader's half brother

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn will hold a National Security Council meeting to discuss the apparent assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother, ...

Updated : 2017.02.15 09:16

Parties urge gov't to beef up security after murder of NK leader's half brother

South Korean parties on Wednesday expressed concerns over the apparent assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother, urging the government to keep vigilant on possible provocations...

Updated : 2017.02.15 09:11

S. Korea hails UNSC‘s prompt condemnation of N. Korean missile launch

South Korea on Tuesday welcomed the United Nations Security Council's prompt and strong response to North Korea's weekend missile test, saying it renewed international vigilance against North Korean ...

Updated : 2017.02.14 16:12

Korean naval unit to join EU counter-piracy operation next month

Korea's Cheonghae Unit will take part in a counter-piracy military operation led by the European Union for the first time next month, the defense ministry said Tuesday. The naval unit, currently sta...

Updated : 2017.02.14 11:42