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Nuclear missile attack from N Korea rising, says Jim Mattis

Some South Korean government officials have endorsed the nation getting nuclear-powered submarines amid calls for more military strength.

28 Oct 2017 3:47 PM

Countering N Korea nuke program: Jim Mattis meets S Korean officials, US frontline commanders

Trump entered office declaring his commitment to solving the North Korea problem.

27 Oct 2017 5:02 PM

Leaflets praising Pyongyang found at South Korea's presidential complex

Seoul is only 35 miles from the DMZ, within artillery range, and the leaflets are sometimes found lying on the ground in the capital.

16 Oct 2017 1:44 PM

North Korea readies missile launch ahead of US-South Korea drill: report

The US and South Korean military officials suspect the North might be preparing to launch missiles capable of reaching the US territory.

14 Oct 2017 1:16 PM

Kim Jong-Un's sister becomes most powerful woman in state's political hierarchy

Kim Yo-Jong is believed to be in her late 20s, making her the youngest member of the reshuffled Workers' Party politburo.

10 Oct 2017 3:52 PM


North Korea hacked Seoul's detailed wartime plans involving its US ally: report

Rhee Cheol-Hee, a lawmaker for the ruling Democratic party, said the hackers had broken into the South's military network last September.

10 Oct 2017 3:47 PM

Kim Jong Un promotes sister as 2nd in command, praises nuclear program

Alongside Kim Jong Un himself, the promotion makes Kim Yo Jong the only other millennial member of the influential body.

09 Oct 2017 10:51 AM

Kim Jong Un promotes sister to senior ruling party post; reaffirms nuclear drive

Kim Yo-Jong becomes an alternate member of the party's powerful politburo presided over by her brother Kim Jong-Un.

08 Oct 2017 4:22 PM

North Korea spotted moving several missiles from development center: report

A source from South Korea’s defense ministry said he could not confirm details of the report.

30 Sep 2017 1:09 PM

This is why Donald Trump's travel ban unlikely to affect North Korea

The North Korean gov disallows most of its 24 million people to travel to foreign countries including the United States.

25 Sep 2017 4:31 PM


Rogue, gangster fond of playing with fire: Kim Jong-un on Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un described US president Donald Trump as 'a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire.'

22 Sep 2017 1:10 PM

After being jailed for 30 years, this North Korean spy has one last wish

Now activists are mounting a campaign for him and 17 other ageing ex-inmates still loyal to Pyongyang to be allowed to go home.

21 Sep 2017 3:12 PM

N Korea compares Trump’s threat as 'dog's bark', says won’t deter any rhetoric

Observers said that despite tough rhetoric, any military response to crisis would risk a devastating conflict that would imperil millions.

21 Sep 2017 11:04 AM

N Korea seeks 'equilibrium' with US, says nuclear capability nearly complete

North Korea successfully fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan on Friday.

16 Sep 2017 12:19 PM

N Korea again fires ballistic missile over Japan, slams UNSC sanctions

The launch, from near Pyongyang, came after the UN Security Council imposed an eighth set of sanctions on the country.

15 Sep 2017 9:15 AM


North Korean group demands US to be 'beaten to death' like a 'rabid dog'

North Korea has a long history of issuing dramatic threats against the US and its allies but not carrying them out.

14 Sep 2017 11:52 AM

N Korea nuke yield estimated at 250 kilotons, 16 times more powerful than Hiroshima

UNSC unanimously imposed an 8th set of sanctions on the North Korea, banning it from trading in textiles and restricting its oil imports.

13 Sep 2017 12:45 PM

North Korea warns US of ‘more gift packages’ after 6th nuke test

Nikki Haley on Monday accused North Korean leader Kim Jong Un of “begging for war” with a series of nuclear bomb and missile tests.

06 Sep 2017 10:42 AM

South Korea continues live-fire military drills after North Korean nuclear test

The most recent advance came Sunday in an underground test of what leader Kim Jong Un's government claimed was a hydrogen bomb.

05 Sep 2017 11:21 AM

South Korea: 50-yr-old woman chops off husband’s penis, flush it down the toilet

An arrest warrant has been issued against Kim and police said they would investigate the motive of the attack.

04 Sep 2017 2:36 PM