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North Korea Threatens the South Over Purchase of U.S. Stealth Jets

Pyongyang called the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth jet fighters to South Korea an affront to last year’s pledge by the two countries to tone down military tensions on the peninsula, saying it had no choice but to d...

North Korea Threatens the South Over Purchase of U.S. Stealth Jets

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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 ...
2019-07-02, 01:32

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon...
2019-07-16, 12:16

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours wa...
2019-07-03, 17:32

South Korea accuses Japan of 'lukewarm' stand on North Korea sanctions Relations between U.S. allies South Korea and Japan deteriorated on Tuesday with South Korea questioning Japan's commitment to U.N. sanctions against...
2019-07-16, 15:32

North Korea calls South Korea's F-35 jet purchases 'extremely dangerous action' South Korea's acquisition of American F-35 stealth fighter jets will force North Korea to develop and test "special armaments" to destroy the new wea...
2019-07-11, 06:16

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 we...
2019-07-03, 11:48

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test...
2019-06-01, 22:16

South Korea: 'Complete denuclearization' of North Korea remains the goal South Korea's goal in the North Korean nuclear issue is none other than complete denuclearization, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said...
2019-07-03, 17:32

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy said on Friday the United States was ready to hold constructive talks with North Korea to follow through on a denuclearization a...
2019-06-29, 03:48

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile te...
2019-07-16, 17:48

South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Ko...
2019-07-01, 10:32

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest As...
2019-05-31, 06:48

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security ad...
2019-06-28, 02:48

South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages. The post South Korea sa...
2019-06-19, 12:00

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in are...
2019-05-31, 13:48

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own co...
2019-07-17, 08:16

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, whil...
2019-06-20, 06:16

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of...
2019-06-20, 09:48

South Korea sends most food aid since 2008 to North Korea SEOUL – South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to a U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday...
2019-06-19, 23:32

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid pack...
2019-06-19, 12:00

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, wh...
2019-06-20, 02:16

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting ban...
2019-07-15, 10:00

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong...
2019-06-19, 10:00

| 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...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North — but the intruder turned out to be a...
2019-07-01, 19:32

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsi...
2019-07-16, 16:00

South Korea scrambles fighter jets to engage UFO… which turns out to be a bunch of birds Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several decades you know that tensions have been high on the Korean peninsula. The standoff...
2019-07-01, 18:48

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...
2019-07-08, 06:48

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursd...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the coun...
2019-07-14, 19:16

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...
2019-06-18, 10:00

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure...
2019-06-28, 04:00

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's 2022 World Cup      ...
2019-07-17, 12:48

South Korea to Send the North Food Aid for the First Time in 9 Years South Korea hopes the 50,000 tons of rice will help persuade the North to return to talks on improving inter-Korean ties and ending its nuclear weapo...
2019-06-19, 17:16

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was open to meeting Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea while on a trip to...
2019-06-29, 06:16

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean ever to defect...
2019-07-08, 16:48

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...
2019-07-08, 12:32

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 ...
2019-06-04, 14:16

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to partic...
2019-05-23, 19:32

North Korea Hints at More Nuclear Tests Unless U.S. Ends Troop Drills With South Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile te...
2019-07-17, 06:00

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, N...
2019-07-09, 15:48

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 v...
2019-06-20, 11:16

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...
2019-05-31, 05:16

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was foun...
2019-05-31, 15:16

North Korean nuclear envoy reported executed is alive: South Korea legislator 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 ...
2019-07-16, 12:16

Pentagon agrees first multiyear purchase of F-35 jets, worth $34 bln The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement that would cut the price of the F-35A fighter jet by 8.8% and bring the price of each Lock...
2019-06-10, 20:32

Recep Tayyip Erdogan expects F-35 jets 'sooner or later' despite Russian missiles purchase Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday he expects F-35 jets will be delivered "sooner or later" to his nation despite a deal with Russia ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

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 dictators...
2019-07-08, 18:48

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. T...
2019-06-30, 11:48

Qantas expects final purchase proposals for Sydney-London jets from Airbus, Boeing by Aug Qantas Airways Ltd has asked Airbus SE and Boeing Co to present their "best and final offer" for planes capable of flying 21-hours non-stop from Sydn...
2019-06-03, 04:16

Trump says US won't sell F-35 jets to Turkey, blames Obama for country's Russian missile system purchase President Trump has announced that the U.S. is going to halt sales of its F-35 stealth fighter jet to Turkey because the country received a new missi...
2019-07-17, 20:16

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from N...
2019-06-13, 00:32

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) betwee...
2019-06-29, 14:32

South Korea, U.S. consider 'various ways' to resume talks with N. Korea Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul said Tuesday that South Korea and the United States are considering "various ways" to resume the stalled denuclear...
2019-05-21, 23:16

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. The ...
2019-06-30, 11:48

Birds at border prompt S. Korea to launch jets, issue alert South Korea’s military says a flock of birds prompted it to launch fighter jets and alert journalists that it had detected an unidentified object fly...
2019-07-01, 12:32

Tropical storm threatens to flood US Deep South The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge...
2019-07-13, 14:00

Greek fighter jets overfly North Macedonia under NATO tests North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the country's pro...
2019-05-21, 23:48

Trump says he could meet North Korea’s Kim at DMZ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump is inviting North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to shake hands during a possible visit to the demilitarized zo...
2019-06-29, 02:48

Trump says both he and North Korea's Kim want to meet at DMZ U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un both want to meet at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two ...
2019-06-30, 05:16

Trump Says North Korea's Kim Wants to Meet President Trump suggested North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is open to meeting Sunday afternoon at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea...
2019-06-30, 06:16

What to watch for at Kim-Xi summit in North Korea? From nuclear weapons to huge food aid shipments to a shared skepticism about the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader ...
2019-06-19, 14:16

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he al...
2019-06-21, 14:48

U.S.-North Korea Talks Won't Go Anywhere Without Compromises President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s Sunday meeting brought an agreement to begin new working-level talks, but for any progress both...
2019-07-02, 04:16

How Trump’s meeting with Kim in North Korea went down With the words, “Hey, I’m over here,” President Trump launched an improbable surprise get-together with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un in the demilitarize...
2019-07-01, 11:16

Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea Xi Jinping's plane has landed in Pyongyang, kicking off a historic visit that marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14...
2019-06-20, 05:32

Trump thanks North Korea’s Kim for not standing him up at DMZ ​WASHINGTON – President Trump thanked North Korea’s Kim Jong Un for not standing him up ​and meeting him Sunday in the demilitarized zone...
2019-06-30, 16:32

South Korea to buy SM-2 missiles from U.S. in $313.9M sale The State Department has approved South Korea's proposed $313.9 million purchase of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to supplement its existing i...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secur...
2019-06-18, 03:16

Trump says he will not allow CIA informants to spy on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Trump's remarks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House represented a fresh attempt by the president to cozy up to theNorth Korean leader, ...
2019-06-12, 06:48

Trump says U.S. has made progress with North Korea President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration had made tremendous progress with North Korea and did not feel pressed to conclude a quick ...
2019-07-16, 19:32

U.S. wants North Korea freeze as beginning, not end, of denuclearization The United States would hope to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear program as the start of a process of denuclearization, the State Department ...
2019-07-10, 01:32

Trump Offers to Meet North Korea's Kim President Trump said he is willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, even if just to “...
2019-06-29, 09:00

Bribes help criminals get away with murder in North Korea Murderers could be going unpunished in North Korea where bribes are greasing the wheels of informal commerce, according to a new report from the Unit...
2019-05-28, 23:32

Trump says he looks forward to meeting with North Korea's Kim soon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a "great meeting" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend and he looks "forward to seeing...
2019-07-02, 02:48

Student Deported From North Korea Says He’s ‘Pretty Obviously’ Not a Spy Alek Sigley, 29, an Australian who sometimes wrote about his life in Pyongyang, was accused of “systematically collecting information” for news media...
2019-07-09, 17:32

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business w...
2019-06-28, 06:00

UN investigator says North Korea cracking down on escapes The United Nations’ independent investigator on human rights in North Korea says there are signs it and China are strengthening their efforts to trac...
2019-06-21, 11:16

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the is...
2019-05-22, 20:32

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on...
2019-05-31, 11:48

North Korea says it won't resume talks unless US changes position North Korea says it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands for dis...
2019-05-24, 12:48

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We track...
2019-07-16, 12:32

North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure North Korea's U.N. ambassador says the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences its seizing of a North Korean cargo ship could ...
2019-05-21, 23:48

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it...
2019-05-24, 22:48

Trump to meet North Korea's Kim on DMZ between the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, Trump and...
2019-06-30, 09:00

Still Have "Confidence" In North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Trump US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons...
2019-05-26, 07:16

Student arrested in North Korea tweets he's 'obviously' not a spy The Australian student who was arrested in North Korea has tweeted for the first time since being deported from the country to say that he is "obviou...
2019-07-09, 20:16

North Korea's Kim says will consider letter received from Trump North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter from U.S. President Donald Trump and will put serious thought into its content, North Kore...
2019-06-23, 04:48

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanc...
2019-07-17, 12:00

US Wants North Korea Freeze As Beginning, Not End, Of Denuclearisation The United States would hope to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear programme as the start of a process of denuclearisation, the State Departmen...
2019-07-10, 12:01

North Korea says no more talks on denuclearization until U.S. changes stance North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyong...
2019-05-24, 18:32

North Korea warns it is losing patience with US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he still believes North Korea "would like to make a deal" and left the door open for a third summit with K...
2019-06-06, 00:16

Trump tweets he’d like to say ‘Hello’ to Kim during South Korea visit President Trump is heading straight to South Korea after leaving the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan Saturday night, and plans to dine there with Presiden...
2019-06-29, 02:32

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the...
2019-07-02, 04:00

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the co...
2019-06-11, 12:32

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after U.S. ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its re...
2019-05-30, 07:32

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman...
2019-06-17, 09:00

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within So...
2019-06-13, 13:16

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after US ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its re...
2019-05-30, 07:48

South Korea looks to own startups for growth, here are the top 5 in 2019 South Korea has never lacked talent and the country is looking to foster its own. Here are five South Korean startups in 2019 that have the potential...
2019-05-27, 05:00

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women's World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South...
2019-06-13, 12:32

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted. Male soldiers who have consensual sex are being charged with committing “indecent acts,” even though the army says it does not discriminate against s...
2019-07-11, 03:48

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications techno...
2019-05-21, 19:32

South Korea, Japan spar at WTO over trade row A diplomatic row between Japan and South Korea spilled over into a World Trade Organization meeting on Tuesday, where Seoul's ambassador accused Japa...
2019-07-09, 19:48

China's Friendship With North Korea "Irreplaceable", Says Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a rare opinion piece in North Korea's official newspaper Wednesday, just a day before his scheduled visit to...
2019-06-19, 10:48

Trump becomes first sitting president to set foot into North Korea President Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarized zone before crossing, becoming the first U.S. leader to ...
2019-06-30, 13:32

Trump becomes first sitting U.S. leader to enter North Korea “I was proud to step over the line,” Trump told Kim as they met in on the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom. “It is a great day for...
2019-06-30, 13:48

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation...
2019-07-18, 10:16

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this ...
2019-05-26, 16:32

Xi heads to North Korea as fate of US nuclear deal still up in the air More than 15 months after Kim Jong Un traveled to Beijing and invited the Chinese President to visit Pyongyang, Xi Jinping is finally heading to the ...
2019-06-19, 06:32

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delive...
2019-05-21, 23:16

North Korea denies reports of behind-the-scenes talks with US A top official at North Korea's Foreign Ministry has accused South Korean President Moon Jae-in of lying about back channel talks between Pyongyang a...
2019-06-27, 23:00

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA North Korea's former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA said on Monday, s...
2019-06-03, 09:32

China's Xi leaves on first state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping departed for Pyongyang on Thursday on a state visit to North Korea, state media said, accompanied by a clutch of senior ...
2019-06-20, 06:00

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy reportedly seen with Kim Jong Un North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol reportedly accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance signali...
2019-06-03, 07:48

The Latest: China’s Xi arrives in North Korea to meet Kim A former North Korean diplomat who defected thinks the North’s leader wants China to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington and relay proposal to T...
2019-06-20, 08:16

Trump crosses DMZ to meet with Kim Jong Un in North Korea President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un shook hands during a historic meeting Sunday at the demilitarized zone that divides the Korean ...
2019-06-30, 13:16

Trump meets with Kim, crosses border into North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the third time on Sunday amid hopes for new talks at ending North Korea's nu...
2019-06-30, 11:48

Don't try our patience, North Korea tells U.S. a year after accord North Korea warned the United States that agreements made between the two countries' leaders in Singapore last year could be at risk, blaming the Uni...
2019-06-04, 19:16

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and P...
2019-05-31, 13:00

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking w...
2019-05-25, 11:00

Trump lands at DMZ ahead of meeting with North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump arrived at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas on Sunday ahead of his meeting with North Korean leader...
2019-06-30, 09:00

North Korea Fires Insults at U.S., Spares Trump A year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s historic first meeting with President Trump, his government is once again hurling insults at the U.S.—...
2019-06-15, 18:16

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and e...
2019-07-06, 19:16

North Korea calls Biden a ‘fool of low IQ’ for criticizing Kim North Korea criticized Joe Biden as a “fool of low IQ” after the presidential hopeful called the country’s leader Kim Jong Un a ...
2019-05-22, 07:32

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.        ...
2019-06-27, 21:48

Trump heads for historic DMZ meeting with North Korea’s Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to the Korean Demilitarized Zone for a historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim J...
2019-06-30, 11:48

Australian student reportedly detained in North Korea SYDNEY — The family of an Australian student reportedly detained in North Korea said Thursday they had not heard from him for several days and the Au...
2019-06-27, 20:00

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired mi...
2019-06-01, 08:48

| WATCH: Trump steps into North Korea, in historic first Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic ...
2019-06-30, 18:16

U.S. should consider possible consequences of seizing cargo ship: North Korea UN ambassador Kim Song said at a news conference Tuesday that the "heinous act" of seizing the ship was aimed at bringing maximum pressure on North K...
2019-05-22, 04:32

North Korea warns it may start testing missiles again North Korea warned the US that breaking its promise and holding military exercises with South Korea next month would jeopardize nuclear talks and cou...
2019-07-16, 18:48

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a vi...
2019-07-04, 14:48

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 ...
2019-06-13, 01:00

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social med...
2019-06-27, 23:32

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported a...
2019-06-12, 05:32

Xi heads to North Korea to break cycle of mistrust Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Pyongyang on Thursday for talks with Kim Jong Un, part of a two-day state visit to North Korea that's the first by...
2019-06-20, 18:48

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North...
2019-06-17, 18:16

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim at DMZ this weekend U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on th...
2019-06-29, 03:48

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially t...
2019-06-04, 06:32

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spyi...
2019-07-06, 22:00

Australia welcomes help to find man missing in North Korea Australia’s prime minister says he remains concerned for an Australian student who is uncontactable in North Korea and has been offered international...
2019-06-28, 07:00

North Korea says released Australian student was spying North Korea says an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and ...
2019-07-06, 15:16

Bolton says potential third US-North Korea summit in Kim’s hands ​National security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said a possible third summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in Pyon...
2019-06-11, 19:32

China's Xi arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un ...
2019-06-20, 23:16

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said Alek Sigley was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed th...
2019-07-04, 08:32

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good' An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, arriving in Tokyo via Beijing later the same...
2019-07-04, 18:32

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week Chinese President Xi Jinping will go to North Korea on Thursday for two days, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first ...
2019-06-17, 14:48

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoo...
2019-07-04, 12:48

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the Democratic presidentia...
2019-05-23, 04:00

Xi Jinping to make first official visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the country since he came t...
2019-06-17, 16:16

How Fox News changed its tune on covering North Korea CNN's Brian Stelter looks at how Fox News' coverage of North Korea, and meeting with its leader Kim Jong Un, has changed during the Trump presidency....
2019-07-02, 07:32

China's Xi, North Korea's Kim Meet, Both Seeking Leverage With the U.S. Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could advance the two allies’ separate—and stalled—negotia...
2019-06-20, 16:32

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions Three days after the U.S. and North Korean leaders held a historic third meeting, North Korea’s U.N. Mission accused the Trump administration Wednesd...
2019-07-04, 03:00

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters Thursday i...
2019-07-04, 09:32

We went inside Samsung's global headquarters in South Korea. Here's what we saw Samsung is one of the world's largest companies, with more than 320,000 employees worldwide. CNBC gets an exclusive tour of its global headquart...
2019-06-21, 13:48

South Korea must take France drubbing on the chin: coach South Korea coach Yoon Duk-yeo said his side would have to take their 4-0 drubbing in their women's World Cup opener against France on the chin and t...
2019-06-08, 10:48

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside France manager Corinne Diacre said she hoped her team’s 4-0 demolition of South Korea in the opening Women’s World Cup fixture would “strike fear” in...
2019-06-08, 01:01

South Korea agencies can't confirm Kim brother as CIA source South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and tr...
2019-06-11, 11:16

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea Samsung has launched its Bixby Marketplace, an app store for developers offering their own Bixby-compatible services, in the U.S. and South Korea. Re...
2019-07-01, 18:48

Samsung's Bixby Marketplace launches in the US and South Korea Bixby may be the forgotten child of virtual assistants, but Samsung is still hoping it can break through and compete with the likes of Siri, Alexa an...
2019-07-01, 14:00

Japan to toughen restrictions on exports to South Korea TOKYO (AP) — Japan is imposing further restrictions on exports to South Korea, citing a decline in “relations of international trust” bet...
2019-07-01, 07:00

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next ...
2019-06-14, 11:32

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
2019-05-23, 13:16

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves ...
2019-06-12, 17:48

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade i...
2019-07-09, 20:48

| Peaty leads British charge in South Korea Virtually untouchable when on song, breaststroke king Adam Peaty will spearhead a potent British team at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, Sou...
2019-07-17, 11:32

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Minist...
2019-07-11, 07:32

U.S. will 'do what it can' to help resolve South Korea-Japan dispute, diplomat says Washington "will do what it can do" to help defuse a political and economic dispute between its allies South Korea and Japan, the top U.S. diplomat r...
2019-07-17, 11:32

Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory REIMS, France (AP) — Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women’s World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday. Caroline Grah...
2019-06-17, 23:48

South Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Minist...
2019-07-11, 06:32

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in ...
2019-06-30, 06:32

Pyongyang Soju selected national beverage of North Korea Kim Jong Un has designated a beverage that embodies the "innocent and tender hearts" of the North Korean people as the national liquor of North Korea...
2019-06-19, 02:16

Alek Sigley: Australian student released from North Korea Student detained for a week in North Korea says he is ‘very good’ as he arrives at airport in Beijing Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who was...
2019-07-04, 13:48

China's Xi arrives in North Korea a week before he's due to meet Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday as Beijing looks to bolster its neighbor, hit by U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and ...
2019-06-20, 11:48

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to...
2019-07-05, 06:48

New North Korea Constitution Calls Kim Jong Un Head Of State Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was poss...
2019-07-12, 12:00

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's For...
2019-07-12, 13:00

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in...
2019-05-28, 09:00

As G-20 concludes, Trump tells reporters he 'may or may not' meet with Kim in North Korea President Trump in a news conference Saturday said he doesn’t plan to add new tariffs on Chinese imports but he won’t be lifting the existing tariffs...
2019-06-29, 14:48

Pompeo says he hopes the US and North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks "I hope the North Koreans will come to the table with ideas that they didn't have the first time. We hope we can we be a little more creative to...
2019-07-16, 08:16

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U....
2019-05-27, 19:00

Trump, Japan’s Abe At Odds Over North Korea Missile Tests TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he is not “personally” bothered by recent short-range North Korean missile tests and doesn’t believe ...
2019-05-27, 18:16

North Korea's mass games suspended after Kim Jong-un criticism Country’s leader dissatisfied because of producers having the ‘wrong spirit of creation’North Korea’s mass games are to be put on hold, possibly for ...
2019-06-05, 19:32

Trump says he and North Korea's Kim had 'good relationship'; hopes to say hello at DMZ visit U.S. President Donald Trump said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had "a good feeling" and "a good relationship" and he hoped to meet him at th...
2019-06-30, 04:32

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus ha...
2019-05-30, 23:32

China's Xi arrives in North Korea with senior economic official in tow Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic p...
2019-06-20, 07:01

Breaking down Trump’s visit to North Korea — and a scuffle behind the scenes At one point, incoming White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham side-checked a North Korean guard who was blocking reporters from the room while...
2019-07-01, 04:48

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "defective human product" after he called the North's recent tes...
2019-05-27, 11:48

Trump to make first visit to DMZ in hope of meeting North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump is set to visit the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea on Sunday, hoping for a third encounter wit...
2019-06-30, 02:32

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea on a visit 'big on symbolism' China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in ...
2019-06-20, 09:01

Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the "right direction" by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed...
2019-06-19, 04:32

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state me...
2019-07-06, 20:48

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pyongyang on Thursday on a historic visit to burnish an uneasy alliance, wit...
2019-06-20, 14:16

North Korea's Kim sends flowers for ex-first lady, but no letter for Moon North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister met South Korean officials on their heavily defended border on Wednesday to deliver flowers and her brother'...
2019-06-12, 13:00

North Korea promotes immunity strengthening bioenergy card An anti-radiation bioenergy "health card" is gaining popularity for its health benefits in North Korea, a propaganda service in the country said Sund...
2019-06-23, 16:48

North Korea has more than sanctions to overcome for foreign investment: report A historic visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping this week may have bolstered Kim Jong Un's hopes that economic relief may be coming soon, but a new ...
2019-06-21, 08:00

North Korea accuses released Australian student of spying Pyongyang’s news agency said Alek Sigley had spread propaganda against the regimeNorth Korea has said an Australian student who it detained for a wee...
2019-07-07, 03:16

Trump Officials Are Split Over Approach to North Korea Talks President Trump faces a choice on whether to grant concessions in return for a freeze on North Korea’s nuclear program or to insist on full denuclear...
2019-07-02, 06:48

North Korea Says Kim Jong-un Received ‘Excellent’ Letter From Trump The letter was revealed shortly after a trip by the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, to Pyongyang, where he was seen as trying to use Mr. Kim as levera...
2019-06-23, 05:48

North Korea accuses U.S. of 'evil ambition,' says use of strength not a U.S. monopoly North Korea on Wednesday accused the United States of showing bad faith in negotiations by conducting nuclear and missile tests and military drills a...
2019-05-30, 00:16

Australia Welcomes Help to Find Student Missing in North Korea (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister said he has discussed the disappearance of an Australian student in North Korea with o...
2019-06-29, 00:16

Thae Yong-ho: North Korea has no intention to completely denuclearize A defector who fled Pyongyang's embassy in London said U.S.-North Korea nuclear negotiations can be understood as negotiations between nuclear weapon...
2019-07-02, 16:32

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic gr...
2019-06-09, 16:00

Australian student released from North Korea says spy charges 'obviously' false 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 ob...
2019-07-09, 15:48

North Korea leader receives 'excellent' letter from Trump President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an "excellent" letter, the North's state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as ...
2019-06-23, 17:00

Plan for a Xi-Kim Summit Boosts North Korea-Linked Stocks Shares in Chinese construction and travel groups rose ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to North Korea, on hopes of closer economic ties betwe...
2019-06-18, 18:32

Report: North Korea will maintain nuclear arsenal for decades North Korea will maintain its nuclear arsenal for the next two decades and the United States' insistence on its rapid disarmament is an "unrealistic ...
2019-07-12, 14:16

Pompeo hopes U.S., North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States could "be a little more creative" when the two sid...
2019-07-16, 03:32

China's Xi says world hopes North Korea-U.S. talks can succeed The world hopes North Korea and the United States can talk to each other and for those talks to be successful, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Nort...
2019-06-20, 17:32

India Hope For Improved Show In Do-Or-Die Match Against North Korea India will be desperate for a better show when they take on North Korea in a do-or-die match of Intercontinental Cup football tournament on Saturday....
2019-07-12, 19:32

Trump Undercuts John Bolton on North Korea and Iran During a trip to Japan, President Trump contradicted John R. Bolton, his national security adviser, on North Korean missile launches and overthrowing...
2019-05-28, 19:32

UN chief welcomes possibility of resumed talks between US and North Korea As the clicking of cameras and flash of lightbulbs captured on Sunday the first sitting United States President to set foot inside North Korea, Secre...
2019-07-01, 17:48

China's Xi arrives for state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Pyongyang for a two-day state visit to North Korea. China's state broadcaster CCTV showed huge ...
2019-06-20, 20:48

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for summit with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he’s expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un a...
2019-06-20, 07:48

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmen...
2019-05-22, 20:32

The Quick Read About… President Xi Jinping’s Trip to North Korea What Happened This Week: As anticipation builds for the G-20 meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump next week in ...
2019-06-20, 22:16

North Korea warns U.S. nuclear talks will never resume without 'new calculation' North Korea on Friday blamed an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position for the failure of a recent summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. Pr...
2019-05-24, 19:48

North Korea launches an ebook to spread ideology among its people North Korea is bringing its political indoctrination tactics to the digital age. The self-proclaimed republic is developing software designed to teac...
2019-07-11, 16:16

North Korea has been testing ballistic missiles. So why won’t Trump use the B word? Washington and Seoul seem determined to downplay Pyongyang’s missile tests, calling them “short-range” rather than “ballistic.” The distinction is im...
2019-05-24, 17:32

How Kim Jong Un Smuggled Armored Mercedes Limos Into North Korea The North Korean leader’s luxury rides evaded sanctions with a journey that began in the Netherlands, criss-crossed east Asia and ended when three st...
2019-07-16, 20:32

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are a...
2019-06-01, 08:32

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, moc...
2019-05-22, 09:32

North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying Alek Sigley had admitted to “systematically” collecting information, the North said, and a state news agency reported that he had been “caught red-ha...
2019-07-06, 17:16

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body he...
2019-05-21, 23:32

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spyi...
2019-07-06, 14:16

State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week. State broadcaster CCTV said in its even...
2019-06-17, 16:00

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later...
2019-05-26, 12:16

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks Won’t Resume Unless the U.S. Changes Its ‘Unilateral’ Position (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves awa...
2019-05-24, 19:32

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un's Sister Appears In Public After 52 Days North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's sister has appeared in public for the first time in almost two months and shortly after a South Korean report that ...
2019-06-04, 14:32

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place...
2019-06-03, 15:48

Report: U.S. open to negotiation over Wise Honest with North Korea The United States and North Korea could be willing to negotiate an exchange of detained ships to resolve tensions following the U.S. seizure of the W...
2019-06-19, 18:00

North Korea says prospect ‘gloomy’ for nuclear talks unless US changes its tune North Korea has again blamed the United States for the failure of the February summit in Vietnam between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, saying ther...
2019-05-24, 18:48

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's ...
2019-05-26, 03:48

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dism...
2019-05-26, 04:32

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his d...
2019-06-30, 11:48

Pompeo responds cautiously to report of North Korea executions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a cautious response on Friday to a report that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un had a top envoy executed afte...
2019-06-01, 14:00

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, ...
2019-06-13, 20:16

US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting US candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean l...
2019-06-30, 20:32

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation' North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. su...
2019-05-24, 12:32

After surprise Trump-Kim meeting, U.S. and North Korea to reopen talks U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the ...
2019-06-30, 13:48

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Bi...
2019-05-27, 00:32

Dozens of buildings completed in Samjiyon county, North Korea says North Korea claimed Sunday "dozens of buildings" in Samjiyon County have been completed, even as the country faces the heaviest sanctions in its hist...
2019-06-16, 22:16

Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same no...
2019-05-21, 21:48

Report: Japanese sushi chef in North Korea seen alive and well A Japanese national who once served as sushi chef to former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is well and alive, according to a pro-Pyongyang newspaper...
2019-07-18, 19:16

Trump crosses into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un at DMZ President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot ...
2019-06-30, 11:48

Ahead of a visit to North Korea, China's Xi says he supports denuclearization President Xi Jinping's visit to North Korea this week will mark the first time in 14 years that a Chinese leader is visiting the reclusive count...
2019-06-19, 13:00

North Korea Calls Joe Biden a ‘Fool of Low I.Q.’ for Criticizing Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as ...
2019-05-22, 09:48

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean...
2019-06-30, 20:16

North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called a series of short-rang...
2019-05-27, 07:16

GOP senator breaks with Trump over North Korea missile tests A Republican member of the Senate Armed Services committee on Sunday broke with the White House over North Korea’s recent missile launches afte...
2019-05-27, 00:32

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" aroun...
2019-05-22, 16:32

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up...
2019-06-18, 19:48

U.S. military lifts troop curfew in South Korea in 90-day test The commander of U.S. Forces Korea lifted a 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew for military personnel that will be re-evaluated in 90 days, with the decision ri...
2019-06-18, 23:16

Amnesty International calls on South Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers Amnesty International on Thursday called on South Korea to decriminalize same-sex relationships for men in the military, warning current laws fuel vi...
2019-07-11, 05:16

Japan, Taking a Page From Trump, Uses Trade Against South Korea Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big chip makers like Samsung, citing vague national security concerns. Seoul says a political disput...
2019-07-15, 17:00

South Korea says Japan dispute to hit global companies, U.S. business Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Sa...
2019-07-17, 11:32

Meet the Air Force sergeant who's also a pro-wrestling champ in South Korea US Air Force/Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gregory Gauntt is stationed in South Korea, where he's assigned to the 8th Logistics ...
2019-06-17, 23:16

Japan says export curbs for South Korea not in violation of WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten controls on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea is not in violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, In...
2019-07-02, 05:32

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. dip...
2019-07-17, 11:32

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment,...
2019-05-23, 06:48

South Korea's Sei Young Kim wins Marathon Classic Sei Young Kim won the Marathon Classic for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season, making five straight birdies in a mid-round burst and shooting...
2019-07-15, 00:32

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as row deepens Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening row over compensation for Korean forced laborers that ...
2019-07-19, 10:48

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his gove...
2019-07-10, 07:48

France v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup opening game, 8pm BST kick-offGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg yo...
2019-06-07, 21:48

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator...
2019-05-31, 19:48

Trump skips Huawei security issue in South Korea South Korean business executives of the country's leading companies may have breathed a collective sigh of relief after meeting U.S. President Donald...
2019-06-30, 18:16

South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions. The post South Korea says it will f...
2019-07-01, 10:32

The Latest: Japan tightens limits on exports to South Korea TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan’s tightening of restrictions on technology exports to South Korea (all times local): 5:15 p.m. South Korea say...
2019-07-01, 10:32

Trump lands in South Korea ahead of possible meeting with Kim Jong Un President Trump landed just outside Seoul for a meeting with South Korea’s leader — and a possible “quick hello” with North Korean dictat...
2019-06-29, 19:16

Nigeria 2-0 South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Asisat Oshoala helped to give Nigeria their first win of the tournament and boosted their hopes of making the knockout stagesGolden boot standings: F...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Japan Restricts Export of Some Materials Used in Smartphones to South Korea Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ...
2019-07-01, 10:16

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 ...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Trump feasts on American steak, hamburgers in South Korea South Korean president Moon Jae-in went all out to please President Trump’s meat-and-potatoes palate during his visit to Seoul on Saturday. The offic...
2019-06-30, 04:32

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 2: South Korea Chelsea’s Ji So-yun is the star of the South Korea side which travels to France in the hope of reaching the knockout stagesThis article is part of th...
2019-05-27, 20:16

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings L...
2019-06-13, 04:48

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading fre...
2019-06-10, 12:48

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data s...
2019-06-04, 04:48

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their milita...
2019-05-24, 00:16

George W. Bush honors former President Roh Moo-hyun in South Korea Former U.S. President George W. Bush was in South Korea on Thursday to pay tribute to his counterpart, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, at an eve...
2019-05-24, 00:16

Life Lessons For South Korea's Octogenarian School Pupils South Korea's rural primary schools are facing falling pupil numbers. Now some are targeting the opposite end of the age spectrum and recruiting elde...
2019-05-31, 18:48

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month m...
2019-06-14, 23:48

Golf: South Korea's Lee6 wins U.S. Women's Open Lee Jeong-eun became the ninth South Korean to win the U.S. Women's Open on Sunday, holding her nerve while her rivals faltered in South Carolina to ...
2019-06-03, 06:32

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, mi...
2019-05-22, 15:16

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism ...
2019-06-09, 08:16

North Korea warns the United States that its patience is wearing thin A North Korean spokesman said on Tuesday that the United States should change its approach in nuclear negotiations and warned that Pyongyang was runn...
2019-06-05, 10:00

Even for a limited nuclear deal, North Korea may settle for nothing less than sanctions relief A new public broadside by North Korean officials against U.S.-backed sanctions highlights the tough road ahead as negotiators prepare for talks in th...
2019-07-05, 01:32

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Kor...
2019-05-31, 12:16

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative ...
2019-07-05, 00:32

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his a...
2019-07-06, 22:16

'Purged' North Korea Official, Thought To Be In Labour Camp, Re-Appears A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts p...
2019-06-03, 08:00

North Korea claims detained student was spying, spreading propaganda SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who was released by the country after being detained for a week had spread ...
2019-07-06, 18:16

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media 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 lead...
2019-05-31, 09:32

"US Hell-Bent On Hostile Acts" Despite Trump-Kim Meeting: North Korea North Korea complained on Wednesday after the United States sent a letter urging countries to send back North Korean workers as President Donald Trum...
2019-07-04, 00:48

Australian student 'safe and well' after detention in North Korea: prime minister An Australian graduate student who went missing in North Korea last week has been released from detention and is now "safe and well" in China, accord...
2019-07-04, 13:48

North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Suspended After Criticism From Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers ...
2019-06-07, 16:32

North Korea says U.S. 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite wanting to talk North Korea's mission to the United Nations accused the United States on Wednesday of being "more and more hell-bent on hostile acts" against Pyongya...
2019-07-03, 22:16

Australian Student Detained In North Korea Released: Scott Morrison A 29-year-old Australian student detained in North Korea has been released and is "safe and well" Prime Minister Scott Morrison told parliament on Th...
2019-07-04, 10:16

Alek Sigley, Australian Student, Is Freed From Detention in North Korea Mr. Sigley, who has been pursuing a master’s degree at a Pyongyang university, went missing last week. He declined to say Thursday why he had been de...
2019-07-04, 11:32

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defe...
2019-05-30, 07:16

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures – report South Korean paper claims Kim Hyok-chol has been killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labourNorth Korea’s special envoy to ...
2019-05-31, 07:00

North Korea Executed Members of Nuclear-Negotiating Team, Defectors Say U.S. and South Korean authorities are looking into a report that North Korea has executed several members of its nuclear negotiating team as a conseq...
2019-05-31, 14:32

North Korea Reportedly Halts "Mass Games" After Kim Jong Un Complains Days after this year's "Mass Games" debuted before North Korea's top leadership, the huge pageant has been put on hold after leader Kim Jong Un expre...
2019-06-05, 12:48

North Korea "Executed" Envoy, 4 Others After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Dona...
2019-05-31, 19:32

G20 Live Updates: Trump Invites North Korea’s Leader to Meet Him at DMZ President Trump expressed cautious optimism on the prospects of a trade deal with China and lavished praise on Saudi Arabia’s crown prince even after...
2019-06-29, 06:48

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Ki...
2019-06-27, 19:32

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture...
2019-06-30, 23:32

Trump becomes first sitting US president in history to cross border into North Korea While the two spoke of reconciliation, Trump said that U.S. sanctions on the country over its nuclear weapons and missile development programs would ...
2019-06-30, 23:32

North Korea Calls Kim Jong Un-Donald Trump Meeting "Historic" North Korea on Monday described the weekend meeting between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in the Demilitarized Zone as "histor...
2019-07-01, 02:16

Australian student missing in North Korea, Canberra seeking information Alex Sigley, studying for a master's in Korean literature in Pyongyang, is one of only a handful of Westerners in the country. Australia called repor...
2019-06-27, 18:48

North Korea urged by swim worlds organizers to send a team GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea so far declining to send a team, organizers of the aquatics world championships in South Korea in July a...
2019-05-23, 11:48

Trump says will work with Japan's Abe to bring abductees home from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring home Japanese citizens who were kidnapped b...
2019-05-27, 10:32

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest...
2019-05-21, 22:48

Trump, Bolton appear to differ on significance of North Korea missile test President Trump on Monday said he views the recent North Korea missile tests differently than some of his close advisers and said he was not bothered...
2019-05-27, 11:16

North Korea Warns US Over Seized Ship At Rare UN News Conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it...
2019-05-21, 21:16

Trump meets Kim Jong Un, becomes first sitting U.S. president to step into North Korea _____ SEOUL, South Korea — Taking an unprecedented step onto North Korean soil, President Donald Trump announced Sunday that Washington and Pyongyang...
2019-07-01, 06:16

Xi Jinping lands in North Korea to meet Kim ahead of Trump talks First visit by Chinese president in 14 years expected to heal rift that has grown over Kim Jong-un’s nuclear programmePresident Xi Jinping has landed...
2019-06-20, 07:32

Donald Trump Says "In No Rush" To Make Nuclear Deal With North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "in no rush" to make a deal with North Korea to get it to dismantle its nuclear weapons program,...
2019-06-13, 01:32

U.S. ready to resume North Korea talks ‘at a moment’s notice’: Pompeo Pompeo said he hoped that a letter recently sent by U.S. President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would “provide a good foundation f...
2019-06-24, 05:32

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequence...
2019-05-22, 07:16

Castro says Trump's North Korea meeting is 'raising the profile of a dictator' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro on Sunday criticized President Trump for meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without ma...
2019-06-30, 18:16

Trump's surprise DMZ invite to Kim Jong Un 'very interesting,' North Korea official says The North Korean government reportedly found President Trump’s surprise Twitter invitation to meet with Kim Jong Un at the DMZ this weekend “very int...
2019-06-29, 09:00

Xi Jinping Will Make First Visit to North Korea Ahead of Meeting With Trump At a time when tensions among North Korea, China and the United States have been high, some officials see Mr. Xi’s trip to Pyongyang as a way to cool...
2019-06-17, 17:48

Trump says he’d feel ‘very comfortable’ crossing into North Korea if he meets Kim Jong Un at DMZ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Trump says he’d feel ‘very comfortable’ crossing into North Korea if he meets Kim Jong Un at DMZ. The post Trum...
2019-06-29, 09:32

Trump offers North Korea's Kim weekend meeting in demilitarized zone U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday proposed a weekend meeting with Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, an...
2019-06-29, 22:01

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work wit...
2019-06-28, 08:16

Trump heads to DMZ, dangling possibility of meeting Kim and crossing into North Korea President Trump, always one to think about the ratings, built anticipation ahead of a Sunday visit to the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and...
2019-06-30, 05:48

Trump says officials in 'final stages' of working out meeting with North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had been told that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would like to meet him, and officials are arranging ...
2019-06-30, 06:32

Trump sets foot in North Korea, agrees with Kim to resume talks U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the ...
2019-06-30, 11:48

Xi Jinping Says Pyongyang Is Moving in the ‘Right Direction’ Ahead of His Visit to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping praised North Korea for moving in the “right direction” by politically resol...
2019-06-19, 11:48

U.S., North Korea agree at DMZ to resume stalled nuclear talks: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed on Sunday to resume stalled nuclear talks when they met in the Demilit...
2019-06-30, 11:48

North Korea hints it will lift nuclear missile test suspension North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean milit...
2019-07-16, 18:00

Trump appears to contradict Bolton on North Korea, expresses ‘confidence’ in Kim Not long after national security adviser John Bolton denounced North Korea’s actions, the president said he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...
2019-05-26, 04:16

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy. ...
2019-07-16, 16:32

Trump Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea After Crossing Demilitarised Zone Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil Sunday as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a sy...
2019-06-30, 16:32

China’s President Xi Jinping Holds Talks With Kim Jong Un in North Korea (BEIJING) — The leaders of China and North Korea were talking in the North Korean capital Thursday, with stalled nuclear negotiations with Wash...
2019-06-20, 13:00

North Korea calls Bolton 'warmonger' after comment on missile tests North Korea called John Bolton a "warmonger" Monday after the White House national security adviser said the recent ballistic missile tests by the re...
2019-05-28, 04:48

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the ...
2019-05-28, 23:32

US Press Secretary Bruised After Brawl With North Korea Security: Report New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham was bruised Sunday in a scuffle between North Korean security and members of the U.S. press pool co...
2019-07-01, 13:16

North Korea urges U.S. to change 'hostile policy' on eve of summit anniversary North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to "withdraw its hostile policy" towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark s...
2019-06-11, 07:48

North Korea's famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism North Korea's famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was re...
2019-06-05, 11:00

US briefing: Mueller report evidence, North Korea and Bannon's return Tuesday’s top story: Watergate witness calls special counsel’s report a ‘road map’ to investigating Trump. Plus, Warriors keep NBA hopes alive with G...
2019-06-11, 13:16

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, a...
2019-07-02, 09:16

North Korea: Kim Jong Un Received ‘Excellent’ Letter From President Trump (SEOUL, South Korea) — U.S. President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an “excellent” letter, the North’s st...
2019-06-23, 16:00

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War th...
2019-05-29, 02:48

North Korea’s Kim receives ‘excellent letter’ from Trump, state media says Earlier this month, President Trump said he got a “beautiful letter” from Kim Jong Un that broke the silence between the two men after a February sum...
2019-06-23, 14:16

North Korea Lauds China Ties As Xi Jinping Wraps Up Trip North Korea lauded its ties with historic ally China on Friday as Xi Jinping wrapped up a highly symbolic two-day visit to his nuclear-armed neighbou...
2019-06-21, 12:32

Trump and Biden Campaign Trade Jabs Over North Korea’s Remarks After the president sided with Kim Jong-un in mocking Mr. Biden’s intelligence, Mr. Biden let an aide rebut it instead of taking on Mr. Trump himself...
2019-05-29, 02:32

Facebook page of Australian missing in North Korea mysteriously reappears The Facebook page of an Australian man missing in North Korea reappeared then disappeared again on Saturday hours before Prime Minister Scott Morriso...
2019-06-30, 02:32

South Korean Follows in His Father's Footsteps---to the North A South Korean man who defected to North Korea appears likely to fill a high-ranking role in Pyongyang’s rubber-stamp legislature, a position formerl...
2019-07-09, 19:48

France opens Women’s World Cup by romping past South Korea The French, with President Emmanuel Macron in attendance, demonstrated their capacity and ambition with a 4-0 victory over South Korea to open the sp...
2019-06-08, 03:16

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo...
2019-07-12, 21:16

Tears of joy as South Korea's water polo team score – but concede 94 Record 64-0 defeat followed by 30-1 loss Memories evoked of Eric ‘The Eel’ MoussambaniSouth Korea’s women’s water polo team lost their first two game...
2019-07-17, 05:48

U.S. defense chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea tha...
2019-06-02, 13:00

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as dispute escalates Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a worsening dispute over compensation for Korean forced laborers t...
2019-07-19, 19:48

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over...
2019-07-02, 15:16

Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threat...
2019-07-20, 05:16

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea ...
2019-07-09, 22:48

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable source...
2019-06-04, 13:48

Brandon Neill gets nod in unfamiliar Socceroos squad to face South Korea Midfielder joined by five other new facesTwenty-year-old Harry Souttar also includedBrandon O’Neill’s sterling domestic from this season has been rec...
2019-05-23, 05:32

South Korea leader says Trump-Kim meeting marked 'end of hostile relations' South Korean President Moon Jae In said Tuesday that this weekend's meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was the "star...
2019-07-03, 06:48

Huawei ban puts South Korea in a familiar place: caught between the U.S. and China Less than a week after Huawei Technologies was blacklisted by the United States, more than a hundred South Korean politicians and business leaders to...
2019-05-29, 06:32

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected ac...
2019-05-24, 23:16

South Korea could start returning bodies from Budapest boat disaster The South Korean government expects to begin returning to Seoul the remains of some of the victims who died when a tourist boat sank last week in Bud...
2019-06-04, 14:48

Trump and Ivanka met K-Pop boy band EXO on a visit to South Korea's presidential palace Kin Cheung/AP President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka arrived at the "blue house," the presidential palace in South Korea, to meet with President...
2019-06-30, 07:16

U.S. diplomat visits Seoul as South Korea, Japan dispute worsens A senior U.S. diplomat met officials in Seoul on Wednesday amid a worsening political and economic dispute between allies South Korea and Japan as So...
2019-07-17, 08:16

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-e...
2019-06-07, 15:00

Donald M. Fraser, Lawmaker Who Bared a South Korea Plot, Dies at 95 Mr. Fraser, who later served as mayor of Minneapolis, led House hearings that exposed a bribery conspiracy by South Korean intelligence agents and th...
2019-06-03, 20:16

South Korea says may retaliate against Japan high-tech export curbs South Korea said on Thursday it may retaliate against Japan's latest export limits on high-tech materials, as a row over forced wartime labor threate...
2019-07-04, 14:48

Watch: South Korea scores brutal own goal at Women's World Cup South Korea fell behind 1-0 to Nigeria after scoring in its own net in the first half of a group stage clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on We...
2019-06-12, 17:32

Kim Jong Un Sends Letter To Break Ice With South Korea After Long Silence North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent his sister to the border with South Korea on Wednesday to offer condolences for the death of a former first lady...
2019-06-12, 19:48

U.S. diplomat says United States won't intervene in Japan-South Korea dispute The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia urged Japan and South Korea to settle a dispute over Japanese export restrictions through dialogue and said the U...
2019-07-12, 15:00

Japan restricts chip smartphone materials exports to South Korea Companies like Samsung will likely be affected by the new export controls, which followed a series of court rulings demanding that Japan pay compensa...
2019-07-01, 10:16

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala finishes off South Korea at Women’s World Cup Nigeria took their chances against the run of play in Grenoble to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the Women’s World Cup to set themselves up...
2019-06-12, 20:00

South Korea: Emphasis should be on identifying those responsible for Hungary boat sinking Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Thursday stressed the need to "thoroughly" identify those responsible for last week's boat sinking in Hungary that...
2019-06-06, 16:48

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.   ...
2019-06-06, 19:00

South Korea demands proof from Japan for accusation of export violations South Korea said on Friday it deeply regrets accusations by some senior Japanese officials that South Korea did not enforce proper export control and...
2019-07-12, 10:48

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with S...
2019-07-09, 15:48

Indonesia suggests barter to help cover cost of jet project with South Korea Indonesia is offering to pay South Korea its share of the cost of developing a fighter jet in the form of barter, state news agency Antara reported o...
2019-07-19, 10:48

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese ...
2019-05-21, 23:16

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked u...
2019-07-05, 08:00

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seo...
2019-07-12, 20:00

‘You wake at 4am’: Son Heung-min aims to reward South Korea’s early risers Tottenham forward got up in the night to watch Champions League finals and is set to follow Park Ji-sung by playing in oneSon Heung-min will live the...
2019-05-28, 17:32

Heartsick families of Japanese abducted by North Korea hope Trump meet will help Takuya Yokota chokes up as he talks about a photograph of his older sister Megumi, whom he has not seen since she was abducted from a beach by North ...
2019-05-22, 11:16

North Korea says Australian student Alek Sigley was detained for 'spying' against the state Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images North Korea says Alek Sigley, an Australian Master's student at Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang, had been engaged i...
2019-07-08, 15:32

Xi, Kim say boosting China-North Korea ties good for regional peace: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed that amid "serious and complicated" international affairs strengthening bilat...
2019-06-21, 02:48

Trump tweets about shaking hands with North Korea’s Kim during possible visit to demilitarized zone OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Trump tweets about shaking hands with North Korea’s Kim during possible visit to demilitarized zone. The post Trump tweets ...
2019-06-29, 02:48

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...
2019-07-10, 16:32

North Korea says nuclear negotiations with United States will never resume unless Washington changes its position SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with United States will never resume unless Washington changes its position. The post...
2019-05-24, 12:32

INSS: North Korea's warning against joint drill aimed at buying time North Korea's recent warning against the planned joint military exercise between South Korea and the United States is aimed at buying time to look in...
2019-07-18, 11:48

North Korea calls Joe Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over his criticism of Kim Jong Un Biden had on Saturday accused President Trump of cozying up to “dictators and tyrants” like Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin. &#...
2019-05-22, 18:00

U.S. targets Russian firm for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions The United States has sanctioned a Russian financial institution for allegedly helping North Korea evade financial sanctions by assisting a company l...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Xi Jinping Heads To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong Un Ahead Of Trump Talks Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a historic trip to Pyongyang on Thursday, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...
2019-06-20, 06:16

Kim Jong Un Receives 'Excellent' Letter From Trump, North Korea State Media Says President Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a letter containing “excellent content,” Pyongyang’s state media said, a sign the two sides are ...
2019-06-23, 10:48

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and Nor...
2019-06-21, 08:32

Russia, China Block US Effort To Halt North Korea Fuel Deliveries Russia and China on Tuesday blocked an American initiative that aimed to halt fuel deliveries to North Korea, which Washington accuses of exceeding i...
2019-06-19, 10:48

Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to North Korea fuel imports Russia and China on Tuesday delayed a U.S. request for a U.N. Security Council sanctions committee to demand an immediate halt to deliveries of refin...
2019-06-19, 01:00

Analyst: Alek Sigley's expulsion from North Korea reveals regime's layers The arrest and deportation of an Australian graduate student from North Korea took place inside a regime defined by complex layers of domestic politi...
2019-07-10, 15:00

'I Love Thee, China': North Korea woos Xi in lavish state visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicate...
2019-06-21, 08:48

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolu...
2019-05-30, 00:32