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World Jan 08North Korea threatens to build more nukes, cites U.S. hostility
Kim's comments made Friday during a key meeting of the ruling party were seen as an effort to apply pressure on the incoming government of President-elect Joe Biden.
World Jan 05South Korean tanker was boarded by armed Iran Guard forces
Armed Iranian Revolutionary Guard troops stormed a South Korean tanker and forced the ship to change course and travel to Iran, the vessel's owner said Tuesday, the latest maritime seizure by Tehran amid heightened tensions with the West over its…
World Jun 25WATCH: Trump participates in wreath ceremony on 70th anniversary of Korean War’s start
President Trump is expected to participate in a wreath ceremony at the Korean War Veterans Memorial alongside his wife, Melania.
World Jun 16North Korea’s military to re-enter inter-Korean cooperation sites
North Korea says it will redeploy troops to now-shuttered inter-Korean tourism and economic sites near the border with South Korea. The North's military made the announcement Wednesday, a day after it blew up an inter-Korean liaison office just north of…
World Jun 16North Korea blows up inter-Korean office, raising tensions
North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea on Tuesday, in a carefully choreographed display of anger that sharply raises tensions on the Korean Peninsula and puts pressure on…
World Jun 14S Korea urges North to uphold deals amid rising animosities
There’s concern that North Korea could turn to provocation to bolster its internal unity and wrest outside concessions as nuclear talks with the United States remain deadlocked. Observers say North Korea desperately needs sanctions relief in the face of harsh…
World Jun 08North Korea says it will cut communication channels with South
North Korea says it will cut off all communication channels with South Korea as it escalates its pressure on the South for failing to stop activists from floating anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border.
World May 12Homophobia threatens to hamper South Korea’s virus campaign
As South Korea grapples with a new spike in coronavirus infections thought to be linked to nightspots in Seoul, including several popular with gay men, it's also seeing rising homophobia that's making it difficult for sexual minorities to come forward…
World May 03South Korea: Kim did not have surgery amid lingering rumors
North Korea had said Saturday that Kim attended the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang on Friday, in his first public appearance in about 20 days.
World May 03North and South Korean troops exchange fire along border
North and South Korean troops exchanged fire along their tense border on Sunday, the South’s military said, the first such incident since the rivals took unprecedented steps to lower front-line animosities in late 2018.