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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

US to send strategic assets to military drill with S. Korea

The United States will send its strategic assets to a joint military exercise with South Korea next month as North Korea has escalated tensions with its latest missile launch, military officials said...

Updated : 2017.02.14 10:46

S. Korea, US, Japan hold video conference after NK missile launch

Senior defense officials from South Korea, the United States and Japan vowed Tuesday to strengthen intelligence sharing to better counter North Korea's growing missile threats, the defense ministry s...

Updated : 2017.02.14 10:33

[Graphic News] New North Korean missile

North Korea says it has successfully completed the launch of a new type of strategic weapon capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. The Pukguksong-2, a medium long-range ballistic missile, was test-f...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:40

NK makes strides in ballistic missile capabilities: experts

With its test of a new intermediate-range ballistic missile, North Korea appears to be making progress in its efforts to refine its ballistic missile technologies and secure various delivery methods ...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:38

Defense chief orders tightened vigilance after NK missile launch

South Korea's defense chief ordered the military to tighten vigilance against a possible North Korean provocation on Monday, one day after its latest missile test, the defense ministry said. Defense...

Updated : 2017.02.13 17:56

Korea to join maritime exercise in Thailand

In this photo taken Feb. 14, 2016, and provided by the Marine Corps, Marines from South Korea, the US and Thailand jointly conduct an infiltration exercise on a shore in Thailand. (Yonhap) Korea wil...

Updated : 2017.02.13 13:47

S. Korean mechanized troops stage frozen river crossing drill

South Korea's mechanized troops staged a large-scale river crossing drill to highlight their ability to strike the North even under adverse weather conditions, the Army said Sunday. Units of the 11t...

Updated : 2017.02.12 14:50

Korea's Marine Corps chief awarded US medal for strengthening alliance

South Korea's Marine Corps chief was awarded a medal by the United States for his role in strengthening the bilateral alliance, the military said Friday. Lt. Gen. Lee Sang-hoon was awarded the Legio...

Updated : 2017.02.10 19:51