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North Korean Defector, 6-Year-Old Son Die Of Starvation In Seoul

The bodies of a North Korean defector and her young son have been found in their apartment, Seoul police said Tuesday, with local media reporting they appeared to have died of starvation....

North Korean Defector, 6-Year-Old Son Die Of Starvation In Seoul

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The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, North Korean state media said. If confirmed, it would be an unusual case of a South Korean defecting t...
21:56, 07/08/2019

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect. Seoul’s Unification Ministry on Tuesda...
09:28, 06/18/2019

Mysterious heat spot in Korean border river turns out to be a defector Shortly before midnight on Thursday, a South Korean thermal observation device identified a mysterious heat spot floating down the Imjin River on the North Korean border....
03:56, 08/02/2019

South Korean man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man in his seventies has self-immolated inside his car in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, authorities in the South Korean capital said Friday....
13:00, 07/19/2019

South Korean Man Sets Himself on Fire at Japanese Embassy in Seoul The Japanese embassy has been the site of passionate protests, especially now that Tokyo is curtailing exports of materials vital to South Korea’s high-tech products....
07:56, 07/19/2019

Korean peninsula will be united by 2045, says Seoul amid Japan row President Moon Jae-in plans joint Olympics with North Korea in 2032 and calls on Japan to contemplate its wartime pastSouth Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, has vowed to achieve the unification of the Korean peninsula by 2045, a century after the end ...
09:56, 08/15/2019

Seoul hopes Trump-Kim meeting helps inter-Korean engagement SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it hopes the diplomatic momentum created by the latest meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would help revive inter-Korean dialogue and engagement that ground to a halt ...
05:42, 07/01/2019

North Korean Leader's Slain Half Brother Met With South Korean Intelligence Kim Jong Nam had been in touch with the security services of several Asian countries, including South Korea, China and Japan, in addition to the CIA, relationships he sought as a way to protect his family and obtain money....
19:56, 06/11/2019

North Korean Boat With 3 Crewmen Crosses Into South Korean Waters: Report A North Korean boat with three crewmen crossed the de facto maritime border with South Korean and has been towed to a port, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, citing the South's Joint Chiefs....
09:28, 07/28/2019

North Korean Envoy, Said To Be Executed, Is Alive: South Korean Lawmaker A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report......
19:42, 07/16/2019

New model of weapon identified in latest North Korean tests, South Korean officials say North Korea tested "long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons" on Saturday in a "strike drill" overseen by the country's leader Kim Jong Un, according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency....
21:00, 05/05/2019

‘Korean Music Is Amazingly Vibrant.’ TIME Talks to Seoul Hip-Hop Sensation Epik High With its stylish music videos, slick choreography and versatile melodies, K-pop has amassed a growing number of fans worldwide. Drawing increasing global attention is the country’s hip-hop scene, of which rap group Epik High has been a mainstay...
07:42, 07/15/2019

South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone....
07:14, 06/30/2019

South Korea sacks army commander over North Korea defector boat South Korea said on Wednesday it sacked an army commander and rebuked other senior officers after a North Korean fishing boat piloted by defectors went undetected in South Korean waters for more than two days last month....
12:28, 07/03/2019

Seoul seeks to advance inter-Korean ties on peace mood created by Panmunjom meeting Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said Tuesday he will work to turn the current peace mood on the Korean Peninsula into a chance to further advance inter-Korean relations....
09:14, 07/09/2019

North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned....
10:00, 05/14/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties....
13:56, 06/30/2019

North Korea Fires 2 "Unidentified Projectiles" Into Sea: Seoul North Korea on Friday fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the ocean off its eastern coast, South Korea's military said, in the latest in a series of launches by Pyongyang....
11:28, 08/24/2019

| North Korea fires two 'unidentified projectiles' - Seoul North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea and launched a scathing attack on "foolish" calls for dialogue from South Korean leader Moon Jae-in....
15:00, 08/16/2019

North Korea Says It Has No Plans to Restart Talks With Seoul (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises with the U.S. and over his rosy comments on inter-Korean diplomacy, and said Pyongyang has no current p...
17:00, 08/16/2019

North Korea, US in talks for 3rd Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says North Korean and U.S. officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the fate of the North's expanding nuclear arsenal, South Korea's president said, fou...
12:28, 06/26/2019

US and North Korea in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says It comes four months after a second meeting between the leaders in Hanoi collapsed without any agreement.        ...
15:14, 06/26/2019

North Korea says missile test was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches. ...
09:00, 05/09/2019

"Will Never Have Talks": North Korea Rejects Seoul's Dialogue Pledge North Korea said on Friday it will never sit down with South Korea for talks again, rejecting a vow by the South's President Moon Jae-in to pursue dialogue with Pyongyang made the previous day as he......
08:14, 08/16/2019

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig herds after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China...
10:42, 05/31/2019

North Korea Has Fired An "Unidentified Short-Range Missile", Says Seoul North Korea launched an "unidentified short-range missile" towards the East Sea -- also known as Sea of Japan -- on Saturday, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said....
07:28, 05/04/2019

North Korea soldier floated down river to defect to South, Seoul says A North Korean soldier defected to the South after he was captured floating down the Imjin River at night, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said Thursday....
21:56, 08/01/2019

Seoul: More analysis needed before confirming North Korea fired 'ballistic' missiles South Korea's military insisted Friday that it is still unclear whether the short-range missiles North Korea fired a day earlier were ballistic missiles, despite Pentagon's announcement that they were....
14:14, 05/10/2019

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
17:28, 07/10/2019

North Korea slams Seoul over military drills with US, says Kim oversaw latest weapons tests North Korea said Saturday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a new weapons system, the latest in a series of launches widely seen as an effort to drive a wedge between the U.S. and South Korea amid ongoing joint military exercise...
11:56, 08/11/2019

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide......
03:28, 06/20/2019

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide open" for talks with Pyongyang....
19:28, 06/19/2019

JCS: North Korean soldier defects across DMZ A North Korean soldier crossed the inter-Korean border over a river that flows between the two Koreas and expressed a desire to defect to the South, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday....
21:56, 08/01/2019

Former Prisoners of War Sue North Korean Leader After years working in North Korean coal mines, two former prisoners of war are seeking nearly $300,000 in damages from an unlikely source: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
17:56, 06/25/2019

US seizes North Korean cargo ship U.S. officials have confiscated North Korea’s second-largest cargo vessel in a crackdown on the smuggling operations that finance the regime’s nuclear weapons program, the Justice Department announced Thursday....
01:14, 05/10/2019

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear program — and they are calling for sanctions against ships providi...
03:00, 08/13/2019

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries UNITED NATIONS — UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs — and they are calling for sanctions against ships prov...
23:01, 08/13/2019

Kim says North Korean launches were warning to US, South North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send an “adequate warning” to US and South Korea over their joint military exercises...
03:56, 08/07/2019

North Korean media air documentary on Kim-Putin summit North Korea's state TV aired a documentary film featuring Kim Jong Un's trip to Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, highlighting their strong relations amid stalled denuclearization talks with the U.S....
17:14, 04/29/2019

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
14:00, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Press, North Korean guards scuffle President Donald Trump’s historic first steps into North Korea sparked a scuffle between reporters and North Korean security guards, with officials shoving and trying to block the press...
10:14, 06/30/2019

| Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official media reports....
19:14, 06/03/2019

'Executed' North Korean diplomat is alive, sources say The North Korean diplomat who South Korea's largest newspaper said had been executed by firing squad is alive and in state custody, according to several sources familiar with the situation....
08:14, 06/04/2019

Kim Jong Un inspects new sub, wants to bolster North Korean military North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday inspected a newly built submarine — days after the rogue regime said it may lift its suspension of nuclear tests to protest expected military exercises between the US and South Korea. The state-run Korean Ce...
18:56, 07/23/2019

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
19:00, 07/07/2019

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in state custody while being investigat...
18:28, 06/05/2019

South Korea detains North Korean man crossing the DMZ The South Korean military detained a North Korean man who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said on Thursday....
03:28, 08/01/2019

Trump Shrugs Off North Korean Weapons Test The Trump administration played down the threat presented by North Korea’s latest weapons tests and said it was eager for a resumption of talks to end the country’s efforts to acquire nuclear missiles....
23:28, 05/05/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
08:56, 05/26/2019

North Korean soldier defects across the DMZ, South Korea says The South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said on Thursday....
05:28, 08/01/2019

North Korean soldier defects across border to South A trooper who risked his life crossing the Korean border has expressed his desire to defect. Unauthorized border crossings are rare with armed guards and landmines making the journey almost impossible....
17:00, 08/01/2019

North and South Korean musicians perform together in China SHANGHAI (AP) — A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music. Sunday’s performance at a Shanghai concert hall came at a time of eme...
08:00, 05/12/2019

North says Kim, China’s Xi discussed Korean Peninsula issues North Korea says Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties...
04:00, 06/21/2019

A Top North Korean Official Reappears, but With His Status Damaged Kim Yong-chol, a North Korean party vice chairman, resurfaced in the public eye this week, despite reports that he had been banished to a labor camp....
07:56, 06/03/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they’re not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan. Trump says, “North Korea fired off some small weapons, which di...
01:56, 05/26/2019

Putin says will try to help Trump and North Korean leader resume talks President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia would try to help U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un resume talks in an effort to find a breakthrough in their row over Pyongyang's nuclear program....
19:14, 06/07/2019

North Korean Ship Seized by U.S. Arrives in American Samoa (PAGO PAGO, American Samoa) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, where it will undergo inspections. The Wise Honest...
18:56, 05/12/2019

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on Jun...
10:28, 07/04/2019

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at North Korean border President Trump on Friday raised the possibility of meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un while in South Korea over the next few days, tweeting that he’s willing to meet Kim at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. ...
03:00, 06/29/2019

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. Coast Guard officials said Tuesday they have forced...
09:28, 06/18/2019

"They Like To Blame Kim Jong Un": Trump On North Korean Execution Reports U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean......
15:14, 06/06/2019

U.S. checking reports of North Korean envoy's execution: Pompeo The United States is attempting to check on reports that a senior North Korean official involved in Pyongyang's non-proliferation talks with Washington has been executed, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday....
13:28, 05/31/2019

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the unification ministry...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Top North Korean official reappears days after purge report A senior North Korean official who had been reported as purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media enjoying a concert alongside North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
05:42, 06/03/2019

Japan says North Korean launch didn't reach its territory or EEZ The Japanese Ministry of Defence said no ballistic missiles had reached Japan's territory or its exclusive economic zone after North Korea fired several unidentified projectiles on Wednesday....
01:56, 07/31/2019

Kim Jong Un says North Korean missile launches were warning to US, South Experts say Trump’s downplaying of the North’s weapons displays allowed the country more room to advance its capabilities and build leverage ahead of negotiations.        ...
16:42, 08/07/2019

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
23:56, 08/05/2019

U.S. calls for no more North Korean 'provocations,' hopes to resume talks The United States on Thursday urged North Korea to refrain from further provocations after the communist country test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles and said it still hoped for a resumption of working-level talks on North Korea's denucl...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy UN, but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea's missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
21:56, 08/02/2019

Trump on latest North Korean missile tests: 'Nobody's happy about it' "They were smaller missiles, short range missiles," Trump told reporters at the White House. "Nobody's happy about it, but we're taking a good look and we'll see."...
18:56, 05/09/2019

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy U.N., but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said North Korea's recent missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
17:56, 08/02/2019

Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader, 'was a CIA informant' There was a ‘nexus’ between Kim, who was assassinated in 2017, and US intelligence agency, Wall Street Journal reports Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the...
03:42, 06/11/2019

U.S. still hopes for talks after latest North Korean missile tests North Korea's latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearization talks remained in doubt....
17:56, 08/01/2019

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. The report, published by Finnish cybersecurity firm ...
14:42, 08/01/2019

North Korean Soldier Crosses Demilitarised Zone Into South A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across the heavily fortified frontier....
13:56, 08/01/2019

North Korean prisoners publicly executed for trying to escape or steal, UN says UN interviewed more than 330 people, mostly women, who left the country, with some subject to sexual violence and beatingsNorth Korean prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to s...
10:42, 08/03/2019

"Invited" North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un To US: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Sunday he had extended an invitation to North Korean Kim Jong Un to come to the United States, adding that "at some point it will all happen"....
12:14, 06/30/2019

Supposedly executed former North Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN North Korea's nuclear envoy, who a South Korean newspaper said last week had been executed, is alive but in custody and under investigation for his role in a failed summit with the United States, CNN reported on Tuesday....
07:42, 06/04/2019

New North Korean submarine can carry 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministry was quoted as saying on Wednesday....
14:42, 07/31/2019

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report....
17:28, 08/06/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday....
21:28, 05/09/2019

U.S. Sanctions North Korean Over Illicit Trade, Missile Program The U.S. imposed sanctions on a North Korean man it accuses of evading trade restrictions and being an employee of a government department that helped develop the nuclear-capable missiles the country fired last week....
06:14, 07/30/2019

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China....
03:28, 06/17/2019

Trump casts doubt on reports of North Korean executions U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was blamed too quickly....
21:56, 06/05/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea, South Korean military says The launch comes amid new tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and a stalemate in the Trump administration's push for Kim Jong Un to give up his country's nuclear arsenal.        ...
03:28, 07/25/2019

Reportedly Purged North Korean Official Appears With Kim Jong Un A senior North Korean official—reportedly purged after nuclear talks soured with President Trump in Vietnam—appeared at a weekend musical performance with leader Kim Jong Un, according to Pyongyang state media....
16:28, 06/03/2019

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urged leader Kim Jong Un to return to denuclearization talks....
08:42, 05/25/2019

Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected charges from North Korea's Foreign Ministry that U.S. plans for military exercises with South Korea are in breach of agreements between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump....
01:00, 07/20/2019

The insane North Korean propaganda display even Kim Jong Un didn’t like North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was treated to a massive art performance in Pyongyang as thousands of dancers took part in an elaborate propaganda display — but Kim was not a fan. The despotic leader slammed the creators as having the “wrong sp...
00:14, 06/05/2019

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent payments, the City Hostel Berlin is still open for business....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South-Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses say North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicia...
14:00, 06/11/2019

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes....
05:14, 06/10/2019

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever the external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
15:56, 06/22/2019

Kim Jong Un tells North Korean troops to keep “high alert posture” North Korean media showed its leader, Kim Jong Un, on Saturday observing live-fire drills involving long-range rocket launchers, the BBC reported. But the rockets, shot into the sea, appeared to be new short-range ballistic missiles, the AP said. Kim...
08:14, 05/05/2019

North Korean projectiles were ballistic missiles, flew about 250 km: South Korea The unidentified projectiles launched by North Korea early on Wednesday were ballistic missiles that flew about 250 km (155 miles), South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said....
03:56, 07/31/2019

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
03:42, 06/22/2019

Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un in DMZ; steps onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump met briefly Sunday with Kim Jong Un and became the first U.S. president to step onto North Korean territory.        ...
16:42, 06/30/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
05:42, 06/03/2019

After North Korean missile launch, Trump still has confidence in deal with Kim Jong Un After North Korea fired a barrage of missiles early Saturday, President Donald Trump said he remains confident in negotiations with Kim Jong Un and that a deal is still possible.        ...
21:14, 05/04/2019

Top North Korean official reappears days after report claiming he was executed  A senior North Korean official who had been reported as being purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media on Monday enjoying a concert near leader Kim Jong Un....
15:14, 06/03/2019

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance in the 1980s, according to Pyongyang's state......
13:00, 07/08/2019

North Korean Negotiator’s Downfall Was Sealed When Trump-Kim Summit Collapsed The fate of Kim Yong-chol provides the latest example of how a senior North Korean official’s political fortune is made or broken at the whims of Kim Jong-un....
20:56, 05/31/2019

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 ...
11:28, 05/22/2019

‘Executed’ North Korean pop star back from the dead — and by Kim Jong-un’s side A North Korean pop star famous for her bizarre propaganda song, “Excellent Horse-Like Lady,” was reportedly executed years after the country’s unhinged leader Kim Jong-un took a romantic interest in her. But, neigh! Hyon Song-wol, apparently hoofed i...
15:28, 06/09/2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversees missile firing drills North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen a live-fire drill of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons, the state's media reported....
22:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to Spain....
05:00, 07/10/2019

North Korean Missile Tests Break U.N. Rules, Trump Says---But Not His Agreement With Kim President Trump conceded that North Korea’s recent short-range missile tests might have broken United Nations resolutions but said he didn’t consider them a violation of Kim Jong Un’s commitments to the U.S. president....
13:28, 08/03/2019

Trump, Moon Jae-in Discuss North Korean Denuclearization: White House US President Donald Trump spoke with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday to discuss North Korea's denuclearization, according to the White House....
19:56, 05/07/2019

North Korean restaurant accused of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
06:42, 05/19/2019

Flaws seen in Trump's calm response to North Korean missile launches U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday played down North Korea's latest launch of short-range ballistic missiles, calling them "very standard," a response some analysts said exposed flaws in his approach to Pyongyang and ignored the threat posed to al...
07:00, 07/27/2019

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations The U.S. said Thursday it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement action that comes tense moment in relations between the two countries....
04:28, 05/10/2019

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of former Vice President Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday....
17:56, 05/26/2019

U.S. Seizes North Korean Ship It Claims is a Sanction-Buster (Updated) The United States has seized a North Korean vessel it claims was engaged in sanctions-busting behavior, exporting the country’s coal while importing heavy machinery and other goods. The ship, called M/V Wise Honest, was detained at an unknown locatio...
04:28, 05/10/2019

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance....
06:42, 05/25/2019

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un in DMZ; may step onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump will meet with Kim Jong Un on Sunday and may become the first U.S. president to actually step over the border into North Korea.        ...
07:00, 06/30/2019

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who helped set up historic summits with Donald Trump has attended a concert alongside leader Kim Jong-un, according to state media, after p...
07:14, 06/03/2019

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violated UN security council resolutions, the first time ...
08:42, 05/25/2019

China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report A UK-based organization has documented widespread violence against women in North Korea, claiming that thousands of the communist country's women are being subjected to forced marriage and prostitution in China....
20:28, 05/20/2019

'Entire' North Korean WMD program violates U.N. security council resolutions: U.S. North Korea's "entire" weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. security council resolutions, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
21:28, 05/28/2019

Was North Korean leader Kim's slain half brother a CIA source? Kim Jong Nam, the slain half brother of North Korea’s leader, met on several occasions with CIA operatives, the Wall Street Journal reports.        ...
17:28, 06/11/2019

Japan coastguard says it detected North Korean ballistic missile launch Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debris....
02:14, 08/24/2019

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
16:14, 05/27/2019

Donald Trump Has "No Problem" With Latest North Korean Missile Tests North Korea carried out its third missile test in eight days Friday, according to the South's military, but US President Donald Trump said he had "no problem" with the spate of launches by Pyongyang....
08:42, 08/02/2019

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges, says no plans to return The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously" false, but that his work in the country was probably over....
18:14, 07/09/2019

North Korean Weapons Tests Sharpen Abilities to Fend Off a U.S.-Led Attack North Korea’s recent weapons tests are widely seen as a means to pressure the U.S. to offer concessions when talks resume, but they also allow Pyongyang to keep advancing its weapons program....
23:00, 08/01/2019

New North Korean Missile Comes With Angry Message to South Korea’s President The North said its leader, Kim Jong-un, arranged Thursday’s launch to punish the “double-dealing” of President Moon Jae-in. Analysts detected growing frustration as sanctions bite....
15:14, 07/26/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile launch is a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Thursday as a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, state media said on Friday....
04:56, 07/26/2019

Japan's Abe says Trump supports his intention to meet North Korean leader Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump gave strong support to his intention to hold unconditional talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
10:14, 05/27/2019

North Korean foreign minister calls Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
09:14, 08/23/2019

South Korea says North Korean fishing boat, three crew to be returned South Korea will release three North Koreans who crossed the maritime border aboard a fishing vessel at the weekend, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Monday....
03:56, 07/29/2019

North, South Korean musicians hold rare joint performance A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music...
14:14, 05/12/2019

John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate UN resolutions National Security Adviser John Bolton on Saturday said that there is “no doubt” that recent short-range missile launches by North Korea are in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions -- suggesting that the White House may be looking at putting...
16:42, 05/25/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to in...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Seized North Korean cargo ship arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. under suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrives in the capital of American Samoa.        ...
08:28, 05/13/2019

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidarity" to a South Korean group of activists....
03:00, 08/13/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s president, while pursuing peace talks, must confront Pyongyang about rights abuses....
16:00, 05/12/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile launch a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message that analysts said was also aimed at the United States....
04:00, 07/26/2019

North Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory....
06:14, 05/12/2019

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed t...
16:28, 05/31/2019

Trump Says Recent North Korean Missile Tests Didn't Bother Him President Trump said he didn’t think North Korea’s missile tests were a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions and acknowledged disagreement with his advisers....
15:00, 05/27/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile test a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message that analysts said was also aimed at the United States....
05:56, 07/26/2019

Army vet, a Korean War POW, laid to rest in US after remains return from North Korea A funeral was held this week for a Korean War veteran nearly 70 years following his death in a prisoner-of-war camp after he was captured during the war....
18:56, 05/03/2019

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
16:14, 08/13/2019

Pentagon stops program to retrieve remains from Korean War after North Korea goes silent Attempts by the Pentagon to retrieve remains of U.S. troops from North Korea have stopped due to a lack of communication from Pyongyang, U.S. officials said....
19:28, 05/09/2019

North Korean missile launch not a threat directed at U.S, South Korea: allies say The South Korean-U.S. military command said on Friday a North Korean missile launch the previous day was not a threat directed at South Korea or the United States and had "no impact on our defense posture"....
04:00, 07/26/2019

Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un....
13:56, 06/30/2019

South Korea expresses 'strong concern' over North Korean missile launch South Korea expressed "strong concern" on Wednesday that North Korea's launch of two short-range ballistic missiles could harm efforts to build peace on the Korean Peninsula, the presidential Blue House said...
14:42, 07/31/2019

Kim Jong Un Expresses ‘Great Satisfaction’ Over Multiple North Korean Weapons Tests SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exer...
20:28, 08/17/2019

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
14:42, 06/04/2019

U.S. warrant issued for accused ringleader of North Korean embassy raid in Madrid U.S. authorities are focused on Southern California in their manhunt for a one-time human rights activist accused of leading a violent takeover of North Korea's embassy in Spain, according to a federal arrest warrant unsealed on Friday....
22:42, 04/28/2019

North Korea says missile test was 'solemn warning to South Korean warmongers’ Pyongyang said the guided missiles were designed to avoid interception by South Korea’s missile defenses, and came in response to Seoul’s weapons imports and recent joint military exercises with the United States....
05:28, 07/26/2019

North Korea fired 2 short-range missiles into the sea: South Korean military A South Korean defense official, requesting anonymity citing department rules, said that the United States analyzed one of the missiles that flew longer than 430 kilometers....
04:42, 07/25/2019

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles; South Korean Experts Blame Trump North Korea fired two projectiles on Friday, its 6th missile test since late last month. Analysts say President Trump’s downplaying of the tests has encouraged the launches....
06:42, 08/16/2019

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and metal rods....
04:14, 08/03/2019

U.N. official urges China not to deport North Korean escapees, who could face torture China should not repatriate the increasing number of North Korean escapees it has arrested in recent months, because severe punishment faces those sent home, a U.N. human rights investigator said on Friday....
09:56, 06/21/2019

Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping Have Discussed Korean Peninsula Issues, the North’s State Media Says (BEIJING) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicat...
12:56, 06/21/2019

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
20:56, 06/23/2019

North Korea fires multiple unidentified projectiles: South Korean military North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles early on Wednesday, less than a week after firing two new short-range ballistic missiles, the South Korean military's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said....
00:42, 07/31/2019

North Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of multiple rocket launchers: KCNA North Korea has conducted a "strike drill" for multiple launchers, firing tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
04:42, 05/05/2019

Report of North Korean execution prompts skepticism and concerns about gaps in knowledge A Seoul-based newspaper claimed that North Korea had executed its chief nuclear negotiator. But South Korean news outlets have a spotty record on reporting purges and state-ordered killings by Pyongyang....
23:28, 05/31/2019

North Korea says new missile test was 'solemn warning' to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said Friday that the new missile test is a “solemn warning” to “South Korean military warmongers” over its weapons development and plans to hold joint military drills with the U.S....
16:00, 07/26/2019

Top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol reappears days after purge report North Korean publications showed Kim Yong Chol sitting five seats away from a clapping Kim Jong Un during a musical performance by the wives of Korean People’s Army officers.        ...
10:14, 06/03/2019

CNN's David Axelrod calls Trump's presser 'North Korean': Maybe he's 'hanging with Kim Jong Un' too much CNN commentator David Axelrod slammed President Trump's presser on Thursday, calling it "North Korean" and suggested he was "hanging with Kim Jong Un" too much. ...
14:42, 05/24/2019

White House press secretary bruised in scuffle with North Korean security New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham reportedly got bruised Sunday after she threw herself into a scrum of North Korean security personnel as she tried to make way for US reporters to cover the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jon...
16:56, 06/30/2019

Tucker Carlson says Trump 'dominated' Kim as 'wheezing' North Korean dictator struggled Fox News host Tucker Carlson witnessed the historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Sunday, and shared his thoughts on "Fox & Friends." ...
23:42, 06/30/2019

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the deat...
05:42, 06/11/2019

At least one North Korean projectile launched, appears to be short-range missile: U.S. official At least one projectile was launched by North Korea and based on initial information it appeared to be similar to previous short-range missiles fired by Pyongyang, a U.S. official said on Friday, speaking on the condition of anonymity....
03:14, 08/10/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea off eastern coast: South Korean military North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Friday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement....
04:42, 08/16/2019

North Korea launched a short-range missile, South Korean military says North Korea launched a short-range missile Saturday morning, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said, according to South Korea's Yonhap news outlet....
04:00, 05/04/2019

North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo will begin flying direct to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macao next month, the city's aviation authority said....
12:14, 07/24/2019

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalt...
16:28, 06/11/2019

North Korean projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles: Kyodo The North Korean projectiles launched early Friday are believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, Kyodo News reported, citing unnamed Japanese government officials....
04:14, 08/02/2019

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in Los Angeles on Tuesday....
07:00, 07/10/2019

| North Korean leader receives 'excellent' letter from Trump, reports KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a personal letter of "excellent content" from US President Donald Trump, the country's state media has reported....
13:42, 06/23/2019

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report cl...
11:00, 05/21/2019

North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles, South Korean report says Projectiles were fired early Wednesday, Yonhap news agency reported, citing South Korean military’s joint chiefs of staffNorth Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles early on Wednesday, less than a week after firing two new short-range ballist...
02:42, 07/31/2019

Chinese and North Korean leaders agree to strengthen bilateral ties: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed that amid "serious and complicated" international affairs, developing North Korea and China's relationship is good for both countries and regional peace, North Korean state media...
01:28, 06/21/2019

US government unveils new North Korean hacking tool as tensions continue to rise The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI on Thursday publicly identified a new North Korean malware capable of funneling information from a victim's computer network....
03:28, 05/10/2019

Three Chinese banks face U.S. action in North Korean sanctions probe: Washington Post Three large Chinese banks could lose their access to the U.S. financial system after a judge found them in contempt for refusing to comply with subpoenas in a probe into violation of North Korean sanctions, The Washington Post reported https://wapo.s...
07:56, 06/25/2019

Media reports: South Korean military says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Media reports: South Korean military says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile....
10:56, 05/09/2019

North Korean ship used to illicitly transport coal is seized over sanctions violation, US announces A North Korean cargo vessel used to transport coal -- in violation of international sanctions against the rogue regime -- was seized, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday, just hours after the hermit kingdom fired two suspected short-range ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

U.N. official urges China not to deport North Korean escapees as they face harsh punishment China should not repatriate the increasing number of North Korean escapees it has arrested in recent months, because severe punishment faces those deported home, a United Nations human rights investigator said on Friday....
09:14, 06/21/2019

North Korean leader's slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
11:28, 06/11/2019

Chinese bank may face U.S. action in North Korean sanctions probe: Washington Post A U.S. judge has found three large Chinese banks in contempt for refusing to comply with subpoenas in a probe into North Korean sanctions violations, The Washington Post reported, adding one of them could lose access to the U.S. financial system....
09:56, 06/25/2019

Calls grow to drop case against US Marine and activists in North Korean embassy intrusion The Justice Department is charging two men accused of intruding into the North Korean embassy in Madrid, Spain, and grabbing computers, thumb drives and a cell phone that they then handed over to the FBI....
00:56, 05/08/2019

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
06:28, 05/31/2019

Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison....
03:56, 05/03/2019

| US China trade war | North Korean ship: WATCH the top World news videos for today China won't swallow 'bitter fruit' in US trade war | Seized North Korean Cargo Ship Arrives in American Samoa; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
06:28, 05/13/2019

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in vigilance....
11:00, 06/20/2019

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
02:14, 07/03/2019

After Kim-Trump summit collapse, North Korean leader holds talks with Vladimir Putin North Korea's Kim Jong Un made his first trip to Russia two months after his second denuclearization summit with President Donald Trump failed.        ...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Japan defense minister calls North Korean projectile launch 'very regrettable': Jiji Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said North Korea's launch of a pair of projectiles on Thursday was "very regrettable", Jiji news agency reported....
02:28, 07/25/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles, South Korean officials say, as Trump-Kim talks stall Wednesday's launches comes days after North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles in what Kim Jong Un's regime said was a “solemn warning” over planned U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises.     ...
08:42, 07/31/2019

North Korea fires short-range ballistic missiles: South Korean military North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early on Wednesday, the South Korean military said, only days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the United States to stop upcoming military drills....
03:56, 07/31/2019

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Trump Says North Korean Dictator Sent Him an Apology Note for Country's Recent Missile Tests Hours after North Korea purportedly launched its fifth round of short-range missile testing in the last few weeks, President Donald Trump let the world know in a series of Saturday morning tweets that at least the country’s dictator Kim Jong Un wrote...
10:14, 08/11/2019

Fate of 'executed' North Korean negotiator grows murkier after report claims he is still alive Chosun Ilbo, the largest daily newspaper in South Korea, reported last week that North Korea's special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok-chol, was killed by a firing squad in March after being accused of betraying the country's leader Ki...
17:14, 06/04/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of poisoning North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
09:14, 05/03/2019

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
12:56, 05/23/2019

North Korean State Media Posts Photos of Kim Jong Un Touring 'Newly Built' Submarine North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un, whose lineage is well known as the world’s foremost lookers at things, has toured a “newly built” submarine, the country’s state-run media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) wrote in a release.Read more......
15:56, 07/23/2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting....
13:56, 06/30/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
04:42, 05/03/2019

South Korean and Russian Crew Members Released Days After Their Boat Drifts to North Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — Two South Koreans and 15 Russians returned to South Korea on Sunday, following 10 days of detention in North Korea after their fishing boat drifted into North Korean waters, officials said. The crew members were aboard a ...
21:28, 07/28/2019

South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one ....
06:56, 05/04/2019

North Korea fired 2 short-range ballistic missiles, the second launch in less than a week, the South Korean military says Reuters North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday, days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the US to stop upcoming military drills. North Korea test-fired two new short-range ballistic miss...
11:28, 08/01/2019

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean....
06:56, 05/04/2019

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of birds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more sto...
07:00, 07/02/2019

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White House said Wednesday....
23:28, 05/15/2019

Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un....
13:56, 06/30/2019

President Trump Downplays North Korean Missile Tests, Compliments Kim Jong Un’s ‘Great and Beautiful Vision’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed recent missile tests by North Korea and flattered the country’s leader as a friend with a “great and beautiful vision for his country,” as the U.S. tries to lure Kim J...
03:00, 08/03/2019

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
18:14, 05/03/2019

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
19:00, 06/30/2019

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
18:00, 07/06/2019

Kim Jong Un may use summit with Xi to send nuke deal message to Trump, defector says A former North Korean diplomat believes Kim Jong Un wants to make a deal with President Trump over the Hermit Kingdom's hotly-disputed nuclear program – and the ex-diplomat thinks Chinese President Xi Jinping may be the one to deliver the message....
23:14, 06/20/2019

Smuggled over the border: the school trip, the Stasi and the East German defector – podcast In December 1984, a group of teenagers on a school trip from West Germany crossed the border into East Germany. When they returned, an East German defector was hiding under a seat on their bus. Sophie Hardach speaks to those involved 35 years on and ...
05:14, 05/13/2019

North Korea says no inter-Korean talks unless South Korea, U.S. end military drills There will not be inter-Korean talks unless South Korea and the United States end joint military exercises that set North Korea as an "enemy," a senior official at Pyongyang's foreign ministry said on Sunday....
01:56, 08/11/2019

Donald Trump looks for 'handshake' with Kim Jong Un; may step onto North Korean soil Donald Trump simply tweeted out an invitation to Kim Jong Un to meet him at the DMZ between North and South Korea.        ...
06:00, 06/30/2019

North Korea says missile test was a warning to 'South Korean military warmongers' The North Korean statement was carried in state media and directed at “South Korean military warmongers.”        ...
14:56, 07/26/2019

Mike Pompeo blasted as 'poisonous plant of US diplomacy' by North Korean minister North Korea's foreign minister today branded US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" and accused him of hampering denuclearisation talks....
15:00, 08/23/2019

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictatorship....
17:14, 07/08/2019

4 Strong Korean Stocks Bound To Get Stronger On A Peaceful Korean Peninsula The economic benefits of securing stability and maintaining peace can have a tremendous impact on the economies for both North and South Korea. In this article, we highlight our top recommendations for South Korea following the historic Trump-Kim Sum...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Otto Warmbier's family make claim for North Korean ship 'Wise Honest' seized by US The U.S. had seized the ship, the "Wise Honest," because of violations of international sanctions against North Korea.        ...
20:14, 07/07/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
00:56, 08/13/2019

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Dad, stepmom charged in starvation death boy in Indiana A man who carried his son's lifeless body into an Indiana hospital has been charged with murder after an autopsy found that the 12-year-old had been abused and starved to death....
22:14, 06/02/2019

300 Yaks Die Of Starvation After Heavy Snowfall In Sikkim After a bout of harsh winter weather, around 300 Himalayan yaks have died in Sikkim, said officials. According to government sources, the yaks died in the cold desert region of North Sikkim --......
18:00, 05/12/2019

300 Himalayan yaks die of starvation in India's northeast Authorities say at least 300 rare Himalayan yaks have died of starvation in the high mountains in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim, close to the border with China....
18:56, 05/11/2019

300 Himalayan yaks die of starvation in India’s northeast Authorities say at least 300 rare Himalayan yaks have died of starvation in the high mountains in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim, close to the border with China...
17:14, 05/11/2019

Victims Of Alleged US Sex Cult Followed Near-Starvation Diets: Witness Several women members of an alleged New York sex cult, including "Smallville" actress Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after following near-starvation diets at the direction of the group's......
06:42, 05/14/2019

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say The cause of the reindeer deaths, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute, was starvation induced by altered conditions in the Arctic.        ...
08:42, 07/31/2019

Two million people at risk of starvation as drought returns to Somalia Agencies sound the alarm over ‘climate crisis’ after devastation of crops and livestockMore than 2 million people could face starvation by the end of the summer, unless there are urgent efforts to respond to the drought in Somalia.Mark Lowcock, the U...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
05:00, 08/08/2019

Sweet Lou the Doberman, so hungry he ate rocks, dies from complications of starvation A 2-year-old Doberman Pinscher, found with open sores in and on his skeletal frame, was so hungry, he ate rocks, x-rays showed. He has died.        ...
21:38, 04/28/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Walmart Inc should increase wages for its workers and stop fueling income inequality in the country....
19:14, 06/05/2019

Nora Quoirin probably died of starvation and stress, autopsy finds Police say no evidence of kidnapping in case of London teenager who disappeared from eco-resort on 3 AugustThe autopsy of Nora Quoirin, the 15-year-old who went missing in the Malaysian jungle, has concluded that she likely died of starvation and str...
15:28, 08/15/2019

Nora Quoirin died from starvation, stress in Malaysia: autopsy SEREMBAN, Malaysia — Malaysian police said Thursday there were no signs of foul play in the death of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a nature resort, with an autopsy showing she succumbed to intestinal bleeding due to star...
15:56, 08/15/2019

Nora Quoirin died of starvation after week in jungle, investigators believe Police say no evidence of kidnapping in case of London teenager who disappeared from eco-resort on 3 AugustThe autopsy of Nora Quoirin, the 15-year-old who went missing in the Malaysian jungle, has concluded that she likely died of starvation and str...
20:14, 08/15/2019

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean l...
05:56, 07/21/2019

UPDATE 5-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
23:14, 06/05/2019

Starvation deaths of 200 reindeer in Arctic caused by climate crisis, say researchers Comparable death toll has been recorded only once before, says Norwegian Polar InstituteAbout 200 reindeer have been found dead from starvation in the Arctic archipelago Svalbard, an unusually high number, the Norwegian Polar Institute has said, poin...
10:42, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 3-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
21:56, 06/05/2019

Starvation deaths of 200 reindeer in Arctic caused by climate change, say researchers Comparable death toll has been recorded only once before, says Norwegian Polar InstituteAbout 200 reindeer have been found dead from starvation in the Arctic archipelago Svalbard, an unusually high number, the Norwegian Polar Institute has said, poin...
05:56, 07/30/2019

Tucson mother convicted for first-degree murder in child starvation case TUCSON – Five years after the death of a Tucson 3-year-old, the mother who allegedly starved her son was found guilty for first-degree murder and child abuse in connection to the incident by a jury Friday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal r...
01:42, 05/04/2019

British teen who went missing in Malaysia died of starvation and stress, police say A 15-year-old London teen who mysteriously disappeared from a nature resort in Malaysia earlier this month died due to intestinal bleeding brought on by starvation and stress, officials said Wednesday....
00:14, 08/16/2019

Amazon condemns Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for 'starvation wages' comment Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for being a billionaire while his company pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages." Amazon says Ocasio-Cortez is "just wrong."...
22:42, 06/17/2019

‘Starvation’ now a reality for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Starvation “is already starting” in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior UN official said on Thursday, while condemning ongoing airstrikes and retaliatory shelling in opposition-held territories in the north-west....
18:42, 05/16/2019

Amazon slams AOC claim for saying it pays warehouse workers 'starvation wages' Amazon on Monday fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. after she claimed that the tech giant pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages."...
17:56, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Starvation Likely Killed Irish Teen In Malaysia, No Foul Play Found: Cops A Franco-Irish teen who disappeared from a Malaysian resort likely starved and died of internal bleeding after about a week in the jungle, with no immediate sign of foul play, police said Thursday....
13:56, 08/17/2019

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays workers ‘starvation wages’ Amazon responded Monday morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays warehouse workers “starvation wages,” saying in a tweet that says it pays workers at least $15 per hour plus full benefits. In response to a que...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an ho...
11:56, 06/06/2019

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez's claim that it pays warehouse workers 'starvation wages' Amazon responded this morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim that it pays warehouse workers "starvation wages" in a tweet that says it pays workers $15 an hour plus full benefits....
16:28, 06/17/2019

Man arrested for crashing his car into U.S. embassy in Seoul A South Korean man was arrested for crashing his sedan into the front gate of the U.S. Embassy in central Seoul, police said. No one was hurt in the incident....
11:14, 06/26/2019

Seoul: A mecca for K-Beauty and fried chicken South Korea's capital has much to offer, especially for fans of history, K-beauty, K-Pop, nightlife and even fried chicken.       ...
23:28, 07/24/2019

Kim Basinger joins protest against the dog meat trade in Seoul One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industry....
16:28, 07/12/2019

Fans to sue after Ronaldo sits out Juventus friendly in Seoul Soccer fans in South Korea are taking legal action to seek compensation after Cristiano Ronaldo failed to play in a friendly during Juventus' pre-season tour in Seoul last week....
01:00, 07/31/2019

Trump praises relationship with Kim Jong Un during Seoul address President Trump praised his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an address to South Korean business leaders Sunday and hinted that both men could meet later in the day at the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas. ...
11:00, 06/30/2019

Sights of Seoul: A mecca for K-Beauty and fried chicken South Korea's capital has much to offer, especially for fans of history, K-beauty, K-Pop, nightlife and even fried chicken.       ...
21:28, 07/23/2019

N. Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
03:28, 08/11/2019

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy....
12:42, 07/31/2019

NKorea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul North Korea has described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches....
04:56, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Seoul Says N. Korea Fires 2 Suspected Missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test firing at least one projectile off its western coast (all times local): 7:10 p.m. South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles. South Korea’s...
13:28, 05/09/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul — and survives A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside his car as it was parked in front of the building where the Japanese Emba...
06:56, 07/19/2019

Japan's Abe decries Seoul ending intelligence deal Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea has damaged trust by ending an intelligence-sharing agreement. He said he would work closely with the US for regional peace....
15:28, 08/23/2019

Seoul sees US, NKorea diplomacy as contrast to Iran tensions US, North Korea are trying to narrow their differences for new summit talks, South Korea’s unification minister says, contrasting the US and North Korea diplomatic efforts to the rising tensions over Iran’s nuclear deal...
08:00, 06/27/2019

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the situation violated international law....
06:14, 07/19/2019

SK Telecom and Seoul government to install 5G ADAS on buses and cabs SK Telecom and Seoul metropolitan government will install 5G-enabled ADAS on 1,700 buses and taxis to develop a real-time HD map in preparation for autonomous vehicles....
12:14, 05/23/2019

U20 World Cup: Runners-up South Korea feted before fans in Seoul Players and coaches of the South Korean men's under-20 football team were feted in front of fans in the nation's capital Monday for their unexpected run to second place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland....
12:28, 06/17/2019

"Don't Abuse PM": Shazia Ilmi Confronts Crowd With Pak Flags In Seoul BJP leader Shazia Ilmi, who confronted Pakistani supporters raising anti-Modi and anti-India slogans in South Korea on Friday, has said that it is imperative to "peacefully register protest if......
09:14, 08/18/2019

Japan rebuffs Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt the global supply of memory chips and smartphones....
10:14, 07/09/2019

New Seoul Formula E track layout revealed using Olympics venue The new ABB FIA Formula E track in Seoul will be run over a 19-turn course around the city's Jamsil Sports Complex, the venue of the 1988 Olympic Games...
13:00, 07/02/2019

A K-beauty lover makes a pilgrimage to Seoul, the capital of skincare and K-Pop A fan of K-Beauty heads to Seoul to experience the hotbed of skincare and 24-hour clothing-optional spas along with K-Pop and Korean fried chicken.       ...
01:42, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan rebuffs Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt the global supply of memory chips and smartphones....
08:28, 07/09/2019

Juve reject K League complaints after Ronaldo sits out Seoul friendly "Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli on Wednesday rejected allegations that the Italian champions acted irresponsibly after Cristiano Ronaldo did not feature in a pre-season friendly against the K League All Stars in Seoul last week."...
21:00, 07/31/2019

From Hollywood to Seoul: How the #MeToo movement is upending Asian entertainment industries Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have ended entertainment.        ...
16:14, 07/17/2019

SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early-stage investments has raised a 317 billion won ($270 million) fund....
12:56, 07/19/2019

Japan pushes back against Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap restrictions on high-tech exports to its Asian neighbor, as a diplomatic row over forced wartime labor escalates between the two key U.S. allies....
04:56, 07/09/2019

Japan's Kono wants progress in resolving wartime labor feud with Seoul Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Wednesday said he wanted to see progress toward resolving a feud with South Korea over compensating Korean wartime workers that has put a deep chill on ties between Washington's two Asian allies....
10:28, 08/21/2019

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts South Korea is concerned North Korea is ignoring its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African swine fever following an outbreak in North Korea...
05:56, 06/05/2019

Ronaldo’s 90 minutes on the bench in Seoul was another own goal in Asia | John Duerden It has been a mixed summer for touring European clubs and Juventus in particular have roused the locals’ angerThe game between Juventus and a South Korean K-League All Star team last Friday in Seoul ended in a 3-3 draw but the winners may be lawyers ...
19:28, 07/30/2019

Uniqlo to close a Seoul store on anti-Japan boycotts: report Japanese casual clothing chain Uniqlo plans to close a store in central Seoul, hurt by South Korean consumer boycotts amid a mounting dispute between the two countries, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Friday....
04:42, 08/09/2019

Russia expresses 'deep regret' over South Korea airspace violation, Seoul says Russia expressed “deep regret” over one of its warplanes entering into South Korea’s airspace during its first joint air patrol with China Tuesday and promised to launch an investigation into the incident, South Korea’s presidential office said Wedne...
09:56, 07/24/2019

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid success....
08:56, 07/15/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Japan rebuffs Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt the global supply of memory chips and smartphones....
04:28, 07/10/2019

South Korea 'clearly' called for withdrawal of Japan's export curbs at meeting: Seoul official South Korean trade ministry officials "clearly" called on Japan to drop its export restrictions on the neighboring country at a bilateral meeting on Friday, a Seoul official told Reuters on Saturday, rebutting Tokyo's claims that Seoul did not make s...
14:28, 07/13/2019

South Korea warns Japan that removing Seoul from its preferential list could affect security cooperation South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul would have to review bilateral security cooperation...
11:28, 08/01/2019

Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Seoul leader Moon Jae-in discuss Japan security agreement Defense chief Mark Esper and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed trilateral security cooperation with Japan on Friday, amid a trade and diplomatic dispute between the Asian neighbors....
19:42, 08/09/2019

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
21:38, 04/28/2019

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and North Korea said a meeting would be "meaningful" if it happened....
07:56, 06/29/2019

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks on its nuclear programme....
21:42, 06/27/2019

Lil Nas X lies, promises “Seoul Town Road” with RM of BTS is the last "Old Town Road" remix Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has been the Billboard Hot 100's number one song for 16 straight weeks, tied for the most all time with “One Sweet Day” and “Despacito,” a record it will no doubt break. In that time, the viral hit has gotten an offici...
22:42, 07/25/2019

Korean Air to buy 20 Boeing 787s, lease 10 more Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will add 30 Boeing Co Dreamliner passenger jets to its fleet, including what it said would be the country's first use of the largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Former S. Korean first lady, feminist Lee Hee-ho dies at 96 Lee Hee-ho, a South Korean feminist activist who fought for democracy against dictatorships alongside her husband and future President Kim Dae-jung, has died....
08:42, 06/11/2019

N. Korea sends condolences for former S. Korean first lady North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent flowers and condolences for the funeral of a former South Korean first lady whose husband held a summit with Kim’s father in 2000...
12:42, 06/12/2019

The Remains of Three More U.S. Troops Killed in the Korean War Have Been Identified (JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii) — The U.S. military says it has identified the remains of three more Americans killed during the Korean War, even as efforts to recover additional remains have stalled amid souring relations with North K...
04:42, 05/29/2019

Photographer documents life on the Korean Peninsula's DMZ Jeong Seung-ik has been working in and around the Korean Peninsula's DMZ for nearly 20 years, documenting the day-to-day lives of South Korean soldiers....
07:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Korean Air to buy 20 Boeing 787s, lease 10 more Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will add 30 Boeing Co Dreamliner passenger jets to its fleet, including what it said would be the country's first use of the largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10....
04:00, 06/19/2019

22 MMA thoughts, including how 'The Korean Zombie' delivered again Chan Sung Jung knows how to wow UFC fans. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the latest "Korean Zombie" thriller, as well as a glimpse of what to expect from Monday's show....
18:42, 06/24/2019

Trump meets Kim at Korean Demilitarized Zone North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met US President Donald Trump at the Demilitarized Zone that divides South and North Korea for a "handshake for peace." It is the third time Kim and Trump have met in over a year....
09:00, 06/30/2019

Ex-Yankee receives 70-game ban by S. Korean baseball for DUI Former New York Yankees outfielder Shane Spencer received a 70-game ban in South Korean baseball on Tuesday after being charged with drunk driving while managing a minor league club here....
16:42, 08/13/2019

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 bln South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion....
04:00, 06/19/2019

South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix says second-quarter profit down 89% South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix reported its smallest quarterly earnings in three years on Thursday as slumping memory prices drove an 89% drop in second-quarter operating profit....
11:14, 07/25/2019

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean broadcaster has resigned after allegedly taking photographs of a woman’s “lower body” without her knowl...
14:14, 07/09/2019

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya. The United Arab Emirates foreign ministry said Friday the four, held captive by armed groups in Lib...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
23:00, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Hungary IDs 7 Korean victims of boat sinking BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the deadly tour boat collision on the Danube River in Hungary (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Hungarian police say the seven confirmed South Korean victims of the deadly sightseeing boat sinking on the Danube River...
22:14, 06/01/2019

Life at a South Korean internet addiction camp Newsround has visited South Korea to find out more about internet addiction camps, where young people can go if they have a serious problem with the amount of time that they are spending online....
09:00, 07/08/2019

How South Korean group BTS became the world's biggest boy band BTS has achieved huge success internationally -- but they're hardly the first K-pop band to try to break through. So why has the seven-member boy band succeeded where others haven't?...
04:00, 06/02/2019

South Korean man under investigation for links to Islamic State A South Korean man is under investigation on charges of stealing a device used in military explosives while serving in the Army and collecting or uploading video clips related to the Islamic State militant group....
12:14, 07/05/2019

U.S. Women’s Open: A South Korean has the Winning Number Jeongeun Lee6, who had a numeral added to her name because she was the sixth Jeongeun Lee on the South Korean tour, prevailed by two shots to win the event’s first $1 million check....
02:28, 06/03/2019

Korean Air To Hold Job Fair For Grounded Jet Airways Pilots Korean Air will hold a two-day "road show" in Delhi on Friday and Saturday to hire pilots from the grounded Jet Airways which has seen an exodus of staff in the wake of suspension of operations....
09:00, 05/24/2019

South Korean dies from self-immolation near Japan’s embassy A 78-year-old South Korean man has died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo...
09:28, 07/19/2019

How to Throw a Festive Korean-Inspired Dinner Party The designer Rejina Pyo and the store owner Alex Eagle host an artful but laid-back dinner for friends, with a menu by Pyo’s husband, the chef Jordan Bourke....
12:14, 07/22/2019

President Trump Set for 3rd Meeting With Kim Jong Un at Korean DMZ Sunday (SEOUL, South Korea) — President Donald Trump will meet Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone separating the North and South, a day after he issued an unprecedented invitation and expressed willingness to cross t...
08:42, 06/30/2019

South Korean politicians mourn death of former first lady Politicians and key government officials on Tuesday expressed their condolences over the death of former first lady Lee Hee-ho, a political upholder for her late husband and pioneer for women's rights....
10:56, 06/11/2019

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 billion South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion....
03:00, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Trump hails Korean DMZ as a ‘real border’ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 9:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he wants to inspect the heavily-fortified Korean demilitarized zone as an example of what a “real border̶...
02:56, 06/29/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador as row deepens Japan on Thursday summoned the South Korean ambassador to protest Seoul's decision to scrap an intelligence-sharing agreement with Tokyo, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said, as relations between the neighbors further worsened....
16:00, 08/22/2019

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at Korean border to ‘say hello’ "I will be leaving Japan for South Korea (with President Moon)," Trump tweeted. "While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)!"...
06:14, 06/29/2019

Japan rejects South Korean attempt to air trade row at WTO Japan told the World Trade Organization on Wednesday that its controls on exports to South Korea were based on national security concerns, and did not constitute an embargo or an issue appropriate for discussion at the WTO....
14:28, 07/24/2019

South Korean man dies after setting fire to his car near Japanese Embassy A man in his 70s died after setting fire to his car as it was parked in front of a building housing the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said....
19:28, 07/19/2019

Trump Leaves Huawei's South Korean Suppliers Hanging In a speech to South Korea’s largest conglomerates after he eased the toughest U.S. measures against Huawei, President Trump provided no direction on how they should proceed with the Chinese tech giant....
19:00, 06/30/2019

A South Korean Man Died After Setting Himself on Fire Outside the Japanese Embassy (SEOUL, South Korea) — A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo. The man, surnamed Kim, ignited a f...
18:14, 07/19/2019

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
10:14, 07/19/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
08:00, 07/19/2019

South Korean Kim grabs clubhouse lead at Women's PGA Championship South Korean Kim Hyo-joo grabbed a one-shot clubhouse lead at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Thursday as Michelle Wie endured a rough return to competition....
23:56, 06/20/2019

South Korean rookie Lee grabs share of Connecticut lead PGA Tour rookie Lee Kyoung-hoon of South Korea used a hot start and two back-nine birdies to move into a six-way share of the lead after the first round lead of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut on Thursday....
02:56, 06/21/2019

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on Monday, 14 months after she was forced to resign....
13:28, 06/10/2019

S.Korean brands again sweep J.D. Power's U.S. initial quality survey South Korean brands again demonstrated the best initial quality among 32 automotive brands sold in the United States, according to an annual ranking by researcher J.D. Power, with about half of the domestic brands better than average and all European...
19:28, 06/19/2019

A 72-Year-Old South Korean Man Set Himself Ablaze to Protest Japan, Police Say (SEOUL, South Korea) — Police say a 72-year-old South Korean man is in critical condition after setting himself ablaze in downtown Seoul, apparently to express his anger toward Japan amid worsening tensions between countries over trade and wart...
09:56, 08/01/2019

Trump offers to meet and shake hands with Kim at Korean border US President Donald Trump has offered to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North Korea and South Korea this weekend....
07:00, 06/29/2019

Kim Jong Un's sister visits DMZ to pay respects to South Korean first lady The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited Korea's demilitarized zone on Wednesday to pay her respects to South Korea's former first lady, who died earlier this week....
20:28, 06/12/2019

S.Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
02:00, 07/24/2019

Gungneyo, the Ranks and Regiment of Women Serving Korean Royalty The smooth running of Korean royal households depended upon the unseen hands of gungneyo; the seamstresses, cooks, chambermaids, water- and firewood bearers and other servants.   ...
05:00, 06/13/2019

| Police raid South Korean sports agency in Ronaldo row South Korean police raided a sports agency as part of a fraud inquiry after Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo sat out a friendly in Seoul, enraging thousands of fans....
10:42, 08/09/2019

Kim Jong-un’s Sister to Meet With South Korean Officials at Border Mr. Kim’s sister, Kim Yo-jong, will deliver a letter from him expressing condolences on the death of a former South Korean first lady, officials said....
11:14, 06/12/2019

'Korean Wave' celebrity couple to split, fans mourn South Korean actors Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki are splitting up less than two years after their fairytale marriage, the couple said on Thursday, shocking fans across Asia....
06:14, 06/27/2019

South Korean execs jailed for Russian shipwreck scam Three executives from a South Korean company have been jailed for lying that they found a long-lost sunken Russian warship filled with $133 billion worth of gold. Seoul-based firm Shinil Group made the stunning announcement in July that it unearthed ...
22:28, 05/02/2019

Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips and smartphones erupted over forced labor in World War Two and banned trade with North Korea....
21:14, 07/09/2019

South Korean executives jailed over treasure ship hoax Three South Korean executives were jailed for tricking investors into believing the existence of a sunken ship with gold worth billions, reports say.        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Police: South Korean TV celebrity bought 1 gram of meth A naturalized Korean citizen from America and TV personality bought 1 gram of methamphetamine and took the illegal substance twice in March, police said....
08:42, 04/30/2019

Blackstone acquires S.Korean pharma wholesaler Geo-Young with co's founder U.S.-based Blackstone Group said on Tuesday it had agreed to acquire South Korean wholesale drug distributor Geo-Young in a deal with the company's founder....
07:28, 04/30/2019

Export dispute with Japan could be 'prolonged,' says South Korean President "We can't rule out the possibility that the situation would be prolonged, despite our diplomatic efforts to resolve the issue," President Moon Jae-in said at a meeting with executives from South Korea's top 30 conglomerates....
11:42, 07/10/2019

China paper cites drawn-out Korean War talks as reason not to bow to U.S. China's determination to resist U.S. bullying in two years of negotiations to end the Korean War is a reason not to bow to Washington in bitter trade talks, a top Chinese newspaper suggested on Wednesday....
08:42, 06/05/2019

The Latest: South Korean experts helping to identify victims BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary’s capital (all times local): 1 p.m. South Korean fingerprint experts are assisting Hungarian officials in identifying the South Korean victims of last wee...
15:00, 06/06/2019

N. Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory. U.S. Coast Guard public affairs officer Aman...
08:00, 05/12/2019

More than 200 classics of South Korean cinema are streaming for free on YouTube Last month, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) was awarded the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his new film Parasite, once again bringing international attention to the ever-growing South Korean film industry. If you’re...
00:56, 06/06/2019

Japan's Restrictions on South Korean Chip Makers Backfire Japan’s trade jab at South Korea’s chip makers was meant to be painful, but a week in, it appears to have given a momentary victory to the core targets: Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix....
18:14, 07/11/2019

5G RailNext wins grant to bring AR to South Korean and U.K. subways Cisco and its partners will test 5G-enabled augmented and mixed reality headsets to let tourists and commuters access travel and entertainment on subways.Read More...
22:56, 07/16/2019

South Korean men detained for spitting on comfort woman statue Four men who allegedly spat on a statue memorializing the nation's comfort women say they committed acts to "deride" victims of Japanese wartime brothels....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Golf: Korean Ko wins Evian for second major title of the year Ko Jin-young won the Evian Championship by two strokes in France on Sunday, cementing her reputation as a player for big occasions with her second major victory of the year....
01:00, 07/29/2019

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Golf-Korean Ko wins Evian for second major title of the year Ko Jin-young won the Evian Championship by two strokes in France on Sunday, cementing her reputation as a player for big occasions with her second major victory of the year....
00:14, 07/29/2019

The Age-Old Bone-Rank Caste System of the Korean Kingdom of Silla In several cultures one’s social standing was determined by one’s birth, which included or precluded certain privileges and even determined the cutlery one was allowed to use.   ...
06:42, 07/11/2019

Peruvian Tekken Players Shock Visiting Korean Powerhouses A trio of strong South Korean competitors traveled to Peru last weekend for a major Tekken 7 event, but they were met with fierce resistance by a group of local players who managed to keep Korean players from winning even a single game in the finals....
02:00, 08/21/2019

| 2 dead in Korean nightclub balcony collapses at world champs Two people died and 16 were injured, including athletes taking part in the FINA World Championship, after a balcony collapsed under the weight of party-goers....
13:28, 07/27/2019

South Korean Football Fans To Sue Over Cristiano Ronaldo Benching More than 2,000 South Korean football fans will sue a sports agency after superstar Cristiano Ronaldo stayed on the bench when his Juventus side played a friendly in Seoul last week....
07:28, 07/30/2019

Pop fly bounces off Korean League shortstop’s head, caught by teammate This is taking the term heads-up play to a whole new level. Shortstop Bon-Ki of the South Korean baseball team Lotte Giants struggled to corral a fly ball hit to shallow left field in the eighth inning of a tie game in Wednesday’s matchup again...
10:42, 06/07/2019

CORRECTED-JUNE 19-UPDATE 1-Korean Air to buy 20 Boeing 787s, lease 10 more Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will add 30 Boeing Co Dreamliner passenger jets to its fleet, including what it said would be the country's first use of the largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10....
13:00, 07/18/2019

Pyongyang Complains Loudly About Quieter U.S.-South Korean Exercises The U.S. and South Korea have toned down joint military exercises, but North Korea still accuses the two nations of saber rattling, complicating efforts to restart disarmament discussions....
14:56, 08/20/2019

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
14:28, 05/30/2019

Japanese curbs seen as chance for South Korean chipmakers to cut stockpiles Shares in South Korean memory chipmakers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc rose on Wednesday as investors bet on production cuts due to curbs on the export of key materials from Japan, analysts said....
11:28, 07/10/2019

South Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
02:00, 07/24/2019

Korean actress faces Thai jail for endangered clam stunt During filming for a reality TV show, the actress prised open two giant clams that are protected under Thai law. The show's producers have apologized but she could now face a 5-year jail sentence....
19:42, 07/06/2019

N.Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of strike drills on Saturday -KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the "strike drill" of defense units into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
05:00, 05/05/2019

South Korean man stages bank robbery to get medical treatment in jail A South Korean man walked into a bank with a toy knife and “politely” asked for the police to be called, hoping he would be sent to prison, a report said. The 40-year-old man staged the heist at a bank near Seoul late last month, but late...
08:00, 07/08/2019

South Korean Leader Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Dispute With Japan In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
08:42, 08/15/2019

Korean Air reportedly demoted crew member who reported pilot boozing Korean Air defended a pilot who allegedly tried to drink alcohol aboard a flight and demoted the flight crew member who reported him, according to reports....
23:00, 07/10/2019

Angelina Jolie Is "Very Proud" as Son Maddox Enrolls in South Korean University Maddox Jolie-Pitt is heading off to college. E! News has learned that the eldest son of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt will start classes at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, in late......
14:42, 08/06/2019

Fresh off tough losses, Moicano and Korean Zombie aim to move forward Renato Moicano fell short of a title shot last time out. Chan Sung Jung was stopped with one second to go. Both main event fighters in Saturday's UFC Fight Night have something to overcome....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Body pulled from Danube river south of Budapest: Korean diplomat Hungarian authorities have pulled a body from the Danube river more than 100 kilometers downriver from Budapest, the South Korean embassy's Defense Attache Shun-Keun Song told reporters on Monday....
15:42, 06/03/2019

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
06:56, 06/21/2019

South Korean social satire 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes "Parasite", a wickedly humorous suspense movie about class struggles directed by South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho, won the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, on a big night for newcomer filmmakers too....
03:42, 05/26/2019

South Korean political leaders vow to work together to resolve Japan dispute South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and leaders of the country's major political parties vowed on Thursday to work together to resolve a worsening political and economic dispute with Japan....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Samsung Display considers suspending output at South Korean LCD plant Rising competition from Chinese rivals, a shift to more advanced OLED panels and slowing demand for smartphones have led to falling off take and weak prices of LCD panels for South Korean display makers....
07:00, 08/16/2019

South Korean Daily Says That Kim Jong-un Executed and Purged Top Nuclear Negotiators The report comes amid speculation that the North’s leader is changing tack after his summit meeting with President Trump failed to lift punishing sanctions....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Hundreds of strangers attend Korean War vet's funeral on Memorial Day weekend: 'The right thing to do' A public call for mourners to attend the Ohio funeral of an unaccompanied 90-year-old Korean War veteran Saturday resulted in an overwhelming response....
22:42, 05/26/2019

Amid Festering Dispute, South Korean Leader Appeals to Japan In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
23:00, 08/15/2019

South Korean actor arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two women Actor Kang Ji-hwan has been arrested without a warrant on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman and molesting another, both employees of his agency, police said Wednesday....
12:42, 07/10/2019

Pirates steal cash and shoes in Korean cargo ship robbery Pirates attacked a South Korean-flagged cargo ship in the South China Sea early on Monday, stealing thousands of dollars in cash and even the sailors' shoes, South Korean authorities said....
08:42, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips and smartphones erupted over forced labour in World War Two and banned trade with North Korea....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Korean wartime forced laborers still seeking apology, reparations from Japan While a trade dispute been Japan and South Korea sparked by the issue of wartime forced labor rages on, many are still waiting for compensation and an apology....
03:28, 08/15/2019

Late WWII, Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart TUCSON – Memorial Day is a day to honor our military and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. One veteran is finally being honored with a medal years after his passing. Louis Moran fought in World War II and...
15:56, 05/27/2019

Russia denies its strategic bombers violated South Korean air space Russia's Ministry of Defence on Tuesday denied that its strategic bombers had violated South Korean air space and accused South Korean jets of carrying out dangerous maneuvers that threatened its aircraft, the RIA news agency reported....
11:42, 07/23/2019

S. Korean police impose travel bans on ex-YG Entertainment chief, Seungri Yang Hyun-suk, former CEO of YG Entertainment, and Seungri, a former member of the company-managed K-pop boy band Big Bang, have been slapped with an exit ban....
12:14, 08/20/2019

Hank Haney Pretends His Casually Racist Take On Korean Golfers Was Informed All Along Hank Haney, who was formerly Tiger Woods’s swing coach, earned some attention last week when his assessment of the field for the LPGA’s U.S. Women’s Open was essentially Hell, I don’t know any of them, but I think a bunch of them are Korean. Haney, w...
19:28, 06/03/2019

South Korean night club collapse kills 2, injures Americans A curly-haired Californian who won a gold medal in water polo during the Rio Olympics underwent surgery Saturday for a deep cut on her leg after she was hurt when a nightclub in South Korea collapsed. Kaleigh Gilchrist, 27, and three other US water p...
03:28, 07/28/2019

Loft collapses inside South Korean nightclub injuries U.S. athletes A nightclub loft containing about 100 people collapsed early Saturday at a nightclub in South Korea, killing two people and injuring at least 17, including athletes competing in the world swimming championship....
19:28, 07/27/2019

President Trump and Kim Jong Un Shake Hands at Korean DMZ at Impromptu Meeting (PANMUNJOM, Korea) — With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone on Sunday and agreed to revive talks on the pariah nation’s nuclear ...
14:28, 06/30/2019

South Korean Singer-actor Park Yoo-chun sentenced for drug use A local court sentenced Park Yoo-chun, an actor and former member of boy band JYJ, to 10 months in prison on Tuesday, suspended two years, for using an illegal drug....
10:42, 07/02/2019

At $2,500, Could This 2008 SsangYong Actyon Roller Turn You Into a Lover of Korean Shortbeds? The ad for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe SsangYong says it was imported without a drivetrain with the intention of turning it into an electric car. That’s a crazy plan, but not half as crazy as the Ssangyong itself. Let’s see how crazy it’s price ...
21:28, 07/29/2019

South Korean team to enter salvaged wreck in search for four missing South Korean rescue workers will enter the wreck of a tour boat salvaged from the Danube River on Wednesday to search for four Koreans still missing after its deadly sinking, Seoul's foreign ministry said....
10:00, 06/12/2019

South Korean shipping company Sinokor to open LNG trading desk South Korea's Sinokor Merchant Marine, a shipping company, has hired a trader to open a desk trading physical liquefied natural gas (LNG), two industry sources said on Monday....
19:00, 05/13/2019

South Korean auto stocks jump after reports that US could delay tariffs Shares of automakers in South Korea jumped in early morning trade on Thursday following reports overnight that the U.S. could delay implementing tariffs on the sector....
04:56, 05/16/2019

Korean Actor Catches Endangered Giant Clams On TV, Gets 5 Years In Jail A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday, despite the show's extensive apology....
18:01, 07/06/2019

South Korean government planning Linux migration as Windows 7 support ends The Interior Ministry is preparing a test deployment to determine compatibility with existing systems ahead of a potential broader deployment across the government....
22:42, 05/17/2019

Eight killed in Hungarian boat capsize, minimal hope for 19 South Korean survivors Prospects were minimal on Thursday for finding 20 people missing from a group of South Korean visitors aboard a pleasure boat that capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital, killing at least eight, authorities said....
10:14, 05/30/2019

Japan rejects Korean fund plan to compensate forced wartime labor South Korea said on Wednesday it had proposed a joint fund with Japan to compensate South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during World War Two, but Japan rejected the idea out of hand....
13:42, 06/19/2019

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
03:42, 05/30/2019

South Korean Jets Fire Shots in Warning to Russian Military Plane The warning shots were fired after a Russian military plane intruded upon South Korea’s territorial airspace for the first time in decades, officials said....
09:14, 07/23/2019