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

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

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

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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 to North Korea has reportedly defected to the communist state in a rare switch of political allegiance.Choe In-guk said he had decided to “permanently...
12:34, 2019-07-08

The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, North Korean state media said. If confirmed, it would be an unusual case of a South Korean defecting to the impoverished, authoritarian North. The state...
13:51, 2019-07-09

Seoul says hiding North Korean diplomat has left Italy South Korea’s spy agency has told lawmakers that a North Korean diplomat who went into hiding in Italy last year is now under protection outside the country...
10:17, 2019-08-01

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect. Seoul’s Unification Ministry on Tuesday said the two other fishermen were sent back to N...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Mysterious heat spot in Korean border river turns out to be a defector Shortly before midnight on Thursday, a South Korean thermal observation device identified a mysterious heat spot floating down the Imjin River on the North Korean border....
06:51, 2019-08-02

South Korean Dies After Self-Immolation at Japanese Embassy in Seoul Anti-Japanese sentiment in South Korea has often led to dramatic protests in front of the embassy. The two countries are currently locked in a bitter trade dispute....
08:17, 2019-07-19

South Korean man dies after setting himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man in his seventies has died after self-immolating inside his car in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, authorities in the South Korean capital said Friday....
15:00, 2019-07-19

Seoul hopes Trump-Kim meeting helps inter-Korean engagement South Korea says it hopes the diplomatic momentum created by the latest summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would help revive inter-Korean dialogue and engagement...
05:17, 2019-07-01

North Korean Leader's Slain Half Brother Met With South Korean Intelligence Kim Jong Nam had been in touch with the security services of several Asian countries, including South Korea, China and Japan, in addition to the CIA, relationships he sought as a way to protect his family and obtain money....
22:51, 2019-06-11

North Korean Envoy, Said To Be Executed, Is Alive: South Korean Lawmaker A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report......
18:51, 2019-07-16

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. The post South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone appeared first on LEX1...
12:34, 2019-06-30

‘Korean Music Is Amazingly Vibrant.’ TIME Talks to Seoul Hip-Hop Sensation Epik High With its stylish music videos, slick choreography and versatile melodies, K-pop has amassed a growing number of fans worldwide. Drawing increasing global attention is the country’s hip-hop scene, of which rap group Epik High has been a mainstay for nearly two decades. Opinions vary as to wheth...
06:51, 2019-07-15

Seoul seeks to advance inter-Korean ties on peace mood created by Panmunjom meeting Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said Tuesday he will work to turn the current peace mood on the Korean Peninsula into a chance to further advance inter-Korean relations....
08:17, 2019-07-09

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 post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties appeared first on LEX18.co...
12:34, 2019-06-30

| North Korea fires two 'unidentified projectiles' - Seoul North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea and launched a scathing attack on "foolish" calls for dialogue from South Korean leader Moon Jae-in....
04:34, 2019-08-17

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

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.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

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 Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture ministry on Friday said North Korea reported to the Worl...
11:00, 2019-05-31

North Korea soldier floated down river to defect to South, Seoul says A North Korean soldier defected to the South after he was captured floating down the Imjin River at night, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said Thursday....
16:00, 2019-08-01

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
14:34, 2019-07-10

North Korea slams Seoul over military drills with US, says Kim oversaw latest weapons tests North Korea said Saturday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a new weapons system, the latest in a series of launches widely seen as an effort to drive a wedge between the U.S. and South Korea amid ongoing joint military exercises between the two countries....
11:00, 2019-08-11

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide......
05:34, 2019-06-20

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide open" for talks with Pyongyang....
00:34, 2019-06-20

JCS: North Korean soldier defects across DMZ A North Korean soldier crossed the inter-Korean border over a river that flows between the two Koreas and expressed a desire to defect to the South, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday....
13:17, 2019-08-01

Kim says North Korean launches were warning to US, South North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to US and South Korea over their joint military exercises...
04:17, 2019-08-07

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear program — and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel to the country. Last week, ...
01:51, 2019-08-14

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries UNITED NATIONS — UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs — and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel fuel to the country. Las...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Deploying new U.S. missiles would be 'reckless act': North Korean media Any move by the United States to place new ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in South Korea could spark a "new Cold War" and an escalating arms race in the region, North Korean state media said on Wednesday....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
06:51, 2019-05-26

Kim Jong Un inspects new sub, wants to bolster North Korean military North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday inspected a newly built submarine — days after the rogue regime said it may lift its suspension of nuclear tests to protest expected military exercises between the US and South Korea. The state-run Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim was briefed ab...
16:17, 2019-07-23

| Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official media reports....
17:51, 2019-06-03

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
14:17, 2019-06-11

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
01:51, 2019-07-08

Hundreds of North Korean 'execution sites' identified A human rights group claims to have identified 323 public execution sites in North Korea where the state has carried out its aggressive use of the death penalty. ...
07:17, 2019-06-11

'Executed' North Korean diplomat is alive, sources say The North Korean diplomat who South Korea's largest newspaper said had been executed by firing squad is alive and in state custody, according to several sources familiar with the situation....
08:17, 2019-06-04

North Korean soldier defects across border to South A trooper who risked his life crossing the Korean border has expressed his desire to defect. Unauthorized border crossings are rare with armed guards and landmines making the journey almost impossible....
11:51, 2019-08-01

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they’re not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan. Trump says, “North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me....
01:51, 2019-05-26

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in state custody while being investigated for his involvement in the much-hyped second meeting between...
22:17, 2019-06-05

China's Xi holds talks with North Korean leader Kim China's President Xi Jinping held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang as part of his two-day state visit, Chinese state media said on Thursday, without saying what they discussed....
09:51, 2019-06-20

North says Kim, China’s Xi discussed Korean Peninsula issues BEIJING (AP) — North Korea’s state media says leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicated changes” in the regi...
03:51, 2019-06-21

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

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent payments, the City Hostel Berlin is still open for business....
04:00, 2019-08-17

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. The report, published by Finnish cybersecurity firm F-Secure, detailed the increasing sophistication o...
14:34, 2019-08-01

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the unification ministry...
23:34, 2019-06-18

New North Korean submarine can carry 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministry was quoted as saying on Wednesday....
20:34, 2019-07-31

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report....
13:51, 2019-08-06

North Korean Soldier Crosses Demilitarised Zone Into South A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across the heavily fortified frontier....
09:17, 2019-08-01

U.S. still hopes for talks after latest North Korean missile tests North Korea's latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearization talks remained in doubt....
18:51, 2019-08-01

North Korean soldier defects to South across demilitarised zone Defections across sensitive area dotted with landmines, fences and guard posts are rareThe South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarised zone that separates the two countries, according to the South’s joint chiefs of staff (JSC).The soldier exp...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Top North Korean official reappears days after purge report A senior North Korean official who had been reported as purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media enjoying a concert alongside North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
04:00, 2019-06-03

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urged leader Kim Jong Un to return to denuclearization talks....
06:00, 2019-05-25

Kim Jong Un says North Korean missile launches were warning to US, South Experts say Trump’s downplaying of the North’s weapons displays allowed the country more room to advance its capabilities and build leverage ahead of negotiations.        ...
11:51, 2019-08-07

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
04:17, 2019-08-06

Supposedly executed former North Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN North Korea's nuclear envoy, who a South Korean newspaper said last week had been executed, is alive but in custody and under investigation for his role in a failed summit with the United States, CNN reported on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-04

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on June 25. “[Sigley] has been released from deten...
11:34, 2019-07-04

"They Like To Blame Kim Jong Un": Trump On North Korean Execution Reports U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean......
12:34, 2019-06-06

"Invited" North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un To US: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Sunday he had extended an invitation to North Korean Kim Jong Un to come to the United States, adding that "at some point it will all happen"....
16:17, 2019-06-30

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. Coast Guard officials said Tuesday they have forced more than 300 North Korean boats out of JapanR...
09:51, 2019-06-18

'Purged' North Korean diplomat appears in state media High-ranking North Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol was identified attending an art performance alongside leader Kim Jong Un in the country's state media on Sunday -- two days after one of South Korea's biggest newspapers said he had been banished and sentenced to hard labor and his deputy executed....
18:17, 2019-06-03

North Korean prisoners publicly executed for trying to escape or steal, UN says UN interviewed more than 330 people, mostly women, who left the country, with some subject to sexual violence and beatingsNorth Korean prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and ...
08:17, 2019-08-03

Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader, 'was a CIA informant' There was a ‘nexus’ between Kim, who was assassinated in 2017, and US intelligence agency, Wall Street Journal reports Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the CIA, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.T...
08:51, 2019-06-11

The Latest: China, North Korean leaders hold talks BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The leaders of China and North Korea are holding talks in the North Korean capital. China’s official Xinhua News Agency said President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Ki...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected charges from North Korea's Foreign Ministry that U.S. plans for military exercises with South Korea are in breach of agreements between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump....
04:00, 2019-07-20

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy UN, but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea's missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
19:17, 2019-08-02

Reportedly Purged North Korean Official Appears With Kim Jong Un A senior North Korean official—reportedly purged after nuclear talks soured with President Trump in Vietnam—appeared at a weekend musical performance with leader Kim Jong Un, according to Pyongyang state media....
17:51, 2019-06-03

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China....
01:34, 2019-06-17

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea, South Korean military says The launch comes amid new tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and a stalemate in the Trump administration's push for Kim Jong Un to give up his country's nuclear arsenal.        ...
04:01, 2019-07-25

The insane North Korean propaganda display even Kim Jong Un didn’t like North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was treated to a massive art performance in Pyongyang as thousands of dancers took part in an elaborate propaganda display — but Kim was not a fan. The despotic leader slammed the creators as having the “wrong spirit” after viewing a mass synchronized gymn...
01:17, 2019-06-05

Japan's Abe says Trump supports his intention to meet North Korean leader Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump gave strong support to his intention to hold unconditional talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
09:51, 2019-05-27

Trump Says Recent North Korean Missile Tests Didn't Bother Him President Trump said he didn’t think North Korea’s missile tests were a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions and acknowledged disagreement with his advisers....
18:17, 2019-05-27

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
19:17, 2019-05-27

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
04:00, 2019-06-22

North Korean Weapons Tests Sharpen Abilities to Fend Off a U.S.-Led Attack North Korea’s recent weapons tests are widely seen as a means to pressure the U.S. to offer concessions when talks resume, but they also allow Pyongyang to keep advancing its weapons program....
22:17, 2019-08-01

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance in the 1980s, according to Pyongyang's state......
16:34, 2019-07-08

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever the external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
15:51, 2019-06-22

North Korean Missile Tests Break U.N. Rules, Trump Says---But Not His Agreement With Kim President Trump conceded that North Korea’s recent short-range missile tests might have broken United Nations resolutions but said he didn’t consider them a violation of Kim Jong Un’s commitments to the U.S. president....
23:17, 2019-08-02

Donald Trump Has "No Problem" With Latest North Korean Missile Tests North Korea carried out its third missile test in eight days Friday, according to the South's military, but US President Donald Trump said he had "no problem" with the spate of launches by Pyongyang....
10:00, 2019-08-02

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden -White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday, aligning the American president with an authoritarian foreign leader over a former U.S. vice president....
18:51, 2019-05-26

John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate UN resolutions National Security Adviser John Bolton on Saturday said that there is “no doubt” that recent short-range missile launches by North Korea are in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions -- suggesting that the White House may be looking at putting a sharper edge on their diplomatic relations with...
17:17, 2019-05-25

Was North Korean leader Kim's slain half brother a CIA source? Kim Jong Nam, the slain half brother of North Korea’s leader, met on several occasions with CIA operatives, the Wall Street Journal reports.        ...
17:00, 2019-06-11

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidarity" to a South Korean group of activists....
07:00, 2019-08-13

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes....
10:17, 2019-06-10

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to Spain....
01:17, 2019-07-10

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
08:17, 2019-06-03

‘Executed’ North Korean pop star back from the dead — and by Kim Jong-un’s side A North Korean pop star famous for her bizarre propaganda song, “Excellent Horse-Like Lady,” was reportedly executed years after the country’s unhinged leader Kim Jong-un took a romantic interest in her. But, neigh! Hyon Song-wol, apparently hoofed it back from the dead this week when she appeared i...
01:00, 2019-06-09

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who was reportedly sent to a labour camp has attended a concert alongside the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, state media have said.There had been speculation about the fate of Kim Yong-chol...
14:34, 2019-06-03

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
10:51, 2019-08-14

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 survivors and victims of sexual violence. KFI clai...
15:00, 2019-05-22

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un in DMZ; may step onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump will meet with Kim Jong Un on Sunday and may become the first U.S. president to actually step over the border into North Korea.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-30

Top North Korean official reappears days after report claiming he was executed  A senior North Korean official who had been reported as being purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media on Monday enjoying a concert near leader Kim Jong Un....
17:17, 2019-06-03

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty to intimidate its citizens...
19:17, 2019-06-10

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses say North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggre...
08:51, 2019-06-11

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violated UN security council resolutions, the first time a senior US official has made such a statement.“Th...
07:17, 2019-05-25

North Korean Negotiator’s Downfall Was Sealed When Trump-Kim Summit Collapsed The fate of Kim Yong-chol provides the latest example of how a senior North Korean official’s political fortune is made or broken at the whims of Kim Jong-un....
21:34, 2019-05-31

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance....
05:51, 2019-05-25

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed that the exchange needed additional customer inform...
11:00, 2019-05-31

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

Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un in DMZ; steps onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump met briefly Sunday with Kim Jong Un and became the first U.S. president to step onto North Korean territory.        ...
10:17, 2019-06-30

Downfall of North Korean Negotiator Was Sealed When Trump-Kim Summit Collapsed The fate of Kim Yong-chol provides the latest example of how a senior North Korean official’s political fortune is made or broken at the whims of Kim Jong-un....
19:00, 2019-05-31

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges, says no plans to return The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously" false, but that his work in the country was probably over....
02:34, 2019-07-10

Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping Have Discussed Korean Peninsula Issues, the North’s State Media Says (BEIJING) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicated changes” in the region, the North’s...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens...
11:17, 2019-06-11

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in Los Angeles on Tuesday....
09:34, 2019-07-10

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
16:51, 2019-06-04

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens. The Se...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol reappears days after purge report North Korean publications showed Kim Yong Chol sitting five seats away from a clapping Kim Jong Un during a musical performance by the wives of Korean People’s Army officers.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-03

North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo will begin flying direct to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macao next month, the city's aviation authority said....
15:00, 2019-07-24

South Korea expresses 'strong concern' over North Korean missile launch South Korea expressed "strong concern" on Wednesday that North Korea's launch of two short-range ballistic missiles could harm efforts to build peace on the Korean Peninsula, the presidential Blue House said...
20:34, 2019-07-31

Report of North Korean execution prompts skepticism and concerns about gaps in knowledge A Seoul-based newspaper claimed that North Korea had executed its chief nuclear negotiator. But South Korean news outlets have a spotty record on reporting purges and state-ordered killings by Pyongyang....
22:00, 2019-05-31

North Korean projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles: Kyodo The North Korean projectiles launched early Friday are believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, Kyodo News reported, citing unnamed Japanese government officials....
03:51, 2019-08-02

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in the American college student’s death. The Warmbiers filed court papers Manhattan federal court saying they have a right to the assets after Nort...
02:17, 2019-07-08

Bail hearing set for ex-U.S. Marine accused of storming North Korean mission in Madrid A bail review hearing is set to resume on Tuesday in Los Angeles federal court for a former U.S. Marine accused of being part of a group that stormed the North Korean embassy in Madrid and stole computers and computer drives....
14:34, 2019-07-09

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and metal rods....
07:34, 2019-08-03

At least one North Korean projectile launched, appears to be short-range missile: U.S. official At least one projectile was launched by North Korea and based on initial information it appeared to be similar to previous short-range missiles fired by Pyongyang, a U.S. official said on Friday, speaking on the condition of anonymity....
02:17, 2019-08-10

Tucker Carlson says Trump 'dominated' Kim as 'wheezing' North Korean dictator struggled Fox News host Tucker Carlson witnessed the historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Sunday, and shared his thoughts on "Fox & Friends." ...
01:00, 2019-07-01

Kim Jong Un Expresses ‘Great Satisfaction’ Over Multiple North Korean Weapons Tests SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agenc...
17:00, 2019-08-17

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles; South Korean Experts Blame Trump North Korea fired two projectiles on Friday, its 6th missile test since late last month. Analysts say President Trump’s downplaying of the tests has encouraged the launches....
14:00, 2019-08-16

| North Korean leader receives 'excellent' letter from Trump, reports KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a personal letter of "excellent content" from US President Donald Trump, the country's state media has reported....
15:18, 2019-06-23

Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un. The post Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-06-30

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
20:34, 2019-06-23

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report claims....
14:38, 2019-05-21

White House press secretary bruised in scuffle with North Korean security New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham reportedly got bruised Sunday after she threw herself into a scrum of North Korean security personnel as she tried to make way for US reporters to cover the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. Grisham could be seen in videos posted onlin...
21:17, 2019-06-30

U.S. National Security Adviser Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate U.N. resolution U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Saturday there was "no doubt" North Korea's recent test missile launches violated United Nations resolutions....
04:51, 2019-05-25

Japan defense minister calls North Korean projectile launch 'very regrettable': Jiji Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said North Korea's launch of a pair of projectiles on Thursday was "very regrettable", Jiji news agency reported....
02:34, 2019-07-25

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
07:51, 2019-05-31

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
04:00, 2019-07-03

Trump Says North Korean Dictator Sent Him an Apology Note for Country's Recent Missile Tests Hours after North Korea purportedly launched its fifth round of short-range missile testing in the last few weeks, President Donald Trump let the world know in a series of Saturday morning tweets that at least the country’s dictator Kim Jong Un wrote him a letter apologizing for it. Read more......
05:34, 2019-08-11

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in vigilance....
10:17, 2019-06-20

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
08:00, 2019-05-31

Fate of 'executed' North Korean negotiator grows murkier after report claims he is still alive Chosun Ilbo, the largest daily newspaper in South Korea, reported last week that North Korea's special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok-chol, was killed by a firing squad in March after being accused of betraying the country's leader Kim Jong Un....
18:00, 2019-06-04

Trump arrives in demilitarised zone to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un – live President tweeted invitation to ‘say hello’ to Kim and says ‘a handshake means a lot’ 7.29am BST Confirmation that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are in the DMZ with the president.Yeah, Javanka there. Iron-clad stares. https://t.co/CqTunSPTDI pic.twitter.com/8Nfs6JgosG 7.26am BST Trump is greeting ...
08:34, 2019-06-30

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 Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report that he had been executed....
13:17, 2019-07-16

North Korean leader's slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
01:51, 2019-06-11

U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials to discuss North Korea, alliance U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
05:34, 2019-07-24

North Korean State Media Posts Photos of Kim Jong Un Touring 'Newly Built' Submarine North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un, whose lineage is well known as the world’s foremost lookers at things, has toured a “newly built” submarine, the country’s state-run media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) wrote in a release.Read more......
15:51, 2019-07-23

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting. The post North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-06-30

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
14:17, 2019-05-23

U.N. bid to curb North Korean missile tests, revive air traffic, delayed amid U.S. concerns: sources A U.N. agency's bid to curb North Korea's missile program with an airspace safety audit and at the same time revive its air traffic has been delayed amid U.S. concerns that it may breach U.N. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. The post Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-06-30

President Trump Downplays North Korean Missile Tests, Compliments Kim Jong Un’s ‘Great and Beautiful Vision’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed recent missile tests by North Korea and flattered the country’s leader as a friend with a “great and beautiful vision for his country,” as the U.S. tries to lure Kim Jong Un back to nuclear talks. Trump’s series...
06:00, 2019-08-03

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of birds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ending a br...
01:00, 2019-07-02

North Korea fired 2 short-range ballistic missiles, the second launch in less than a week, the South Korean military says Reuters North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday, days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the US to stop upcoming military drills. North Korea test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles on July 25, its first missile tests since lea...
18:34, 2019-07-31

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
17:51, 2019-05-21

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle by reporters with North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-30

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

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
16:34, 2019-07-06

Donald Trump looks for 'handshake' with Kim Jong Un; may step onto North Korean soil Donald Trump simply tweeted out an invitation to Kim Jong Un to meet him at the DMZ between North and South Korea.        ...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictatorship....
20:17, 2019-07-08

Kim Jong Un may use summit with Xi to send nuke deal message to Trump, defector says A former North Korean diplomat believes Kim Jong Un wants to make a deal with President Trump over the Hermit Kingdom's hotly-disputed nuclear program – and the ex-diplomat thinks Chinese President Xi Jinping may be the one to deliver the message....
23:51, 2019-06-20

Otto Warmbier's family make claim for North Korean ship 'Wise Honest' seized by US The U.S. had seized the ship, the "Wise Honest," because of violations of international sanctions against North Korea.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-07

4 Strong Korean Stocks Bound To Get Stronger On A Peaceful Korean Peninsula The economic benefits of securing stability and maintaining peace can have a tremendous impact on the economies for both North and South Korea. In this article, we highlight our top recommendations for South Korea following the historic Trump-Kim Summit....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
18:00, 2019-08-12

UN: 2 million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer's end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country....
18:00, 2019-06-05

Dad, stepmom charged in starvation death boy in Indiana A man who carried his son's lifeless body into an Indiana hospital has been charged with murder after an autopsy found that the 12-year-old had been abused and starved to death....
23:51, 2019-06-02

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say The cause of the reindeer deaths, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute, was starvation induced by altered conditions in the Arctic.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Two million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought, UN warns UNITED NATIONS — A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer’s end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. UN Undersecretary-General Mark Lowcock says about $700 ...
21:34, 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
19:51, 2019-06-05

Two million people at risk of starvation as drought returns to Somalia Agencies sound the alarm over ‘climate crisis’ after devastation of crops and livestockMore than 2 million people could face starvation by the end of the summer, unless there are urgent efforts to respond to the drought in Somalia.Mark Lowcock, the UN’s humanitarian chief, said the country is facing...
11:34, 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
23:51, 2019-06-05

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
01:00, 2019-08-08

UPDATE 2-Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
20:51, 2019-06-05

Amazon slams AOC claim for saying it pays warehouse workers 'starvation wages' Amazon on Monday fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. after she claimed that the tech giant pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages."...
16:34, 2019-06-17

Amazon condemns Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for 'starvation wages' comment Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for being a billionaire while his company pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages." Amazon says Ocasio-Cortez is "just wrong."...
02:51, 2019-06-18

Starvation Likely Killed Irish Teen In Malaysia, No Foul Play Found: Cops A Franco-Irish teen who disappeared from a Malaysian resort likely starved and died of internal bleeding after about a week in the jungle, with no immediate sign of foul play, police said Thursday....
02:00, 2019-08-17

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays workers ‘starvation wages’ Amazon responded Monday morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays warehouse workers “starvation wages,” saying in a tweet that says it pays workers at least $15 per hour plus full benefits. In response to a question about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Ocasio-Cortez s...
20:00, 2019-06-17

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez's claim that it pays workers 'starvation wages' Amazon responded this morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim that it pays warehouse workers "starvation wages" in a tweet that says it pays workers $15 an hour plus full benefits....
17:51, 2019-06-17

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
01:34, 2019-07-21

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an hour," he said at the company's shareholders meeting...
13:17, 2019-06-06

Seoul: US ready for talks with N Korea on denuclearization SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says the U.S. has reaffirmed it’s ready to hold talks with North Korea to achieve denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. The Foreign Ministry says the U.S. special envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, made the comments during a meeting with his South ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Seoul: A mecca for K-Beauty and fried chicken South Korea's capital has much to offer, especially for fans of history, K-beauty, K-Pop, nightlife and even fried chicken.       ...
20:17, 2019-07-24

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside his car as it was parked in front of the building where the Japanese Embassy is located, according to police in Seoul.......
18:00, 2019-07-19

Kim Basinger joins protest against the dog meat trade in Seoul One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industry....
18:34, 2019-07-12

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy....
17:51, 2019-07-31

N. Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
06:00, 2019-08-11

Sights of Seoul: A mecca for K-Beauty and fried chicken South Korea's capital has much to offer, especially for fans of history, K-beauty, K-Pop, nightlife and even fried chicken.       ...
22:51, 2019-07-23

Trump praises relationship with Kim Jong Un during Seoul address President Trump praised his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an address to South Korean business leaders Sunday and hinted that both men could meet later in the day at the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas. ...
09:51, 2019-06-30

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the situation violated international law....
08:51, 2019-07-19

A K-beauty lover makes a pilgrimage to Seoul, the capital of skincare and K-Pop A fan of K-Beauty heads to Seoul to experience the hotbed of skincare and 24-hour clothing-optional spas along with K-Pop and Korean fried chicken.       ...
22:51, 2019-07-23

New Seoul Formula E track layout revealed using Olympics venue The new ABB FIA Formula E track in Seoul will be run over a 19-turn course around the city's Jamsil Sports Complex, the venue of the 1988 Olympic Games...
17:51, 2019-07-02

U20 World Cup: Runners-up South Korea feted before fans in Seoul Players and coaches of the South Korean men's under-20 football team were feted in front of fans in the nation's capital Monday for their unexpected run to second place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland....
12:51, 2019-06-17

Juve reject K League complaints after Ronaldo sits out Seoul friendly "Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli on Wednesday rejected allegations that the Italian champions acted irresponsibly after Cristiano Ronaldo did not feature in a pre-season friendly against the K League All Stars in Seoul last week."...
22:17, 2019-07-31

From Hollywood to Seoul: How the #MeToo movement is upending Asian entertainment industries Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have ended entertainment.        ...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is concerned North Korea is ignoring its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African swine fever following an outbreak in North Korea. South Korea’s agricultural ministry on Wednesday says blood tests of pigs from some 340 farms...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Uniqlo to close a Seoul store on anti-Japan boycotts: report Japanese casual clothing chain Uniqlo plans to close a store in central Seoul, hurt by South Korean consumer boycotts amid a mounting dispute between the two countries, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Friday....
03:51, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 2-Japan rebuffs Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt the global supply of memory chips and smartphones....
10:34, 2019-07-09

SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early-stage investments has raised a 317 billion won ($270 million) fund....
18:51, 2019-07-19

Russia expresses 'deep regret' over South Korea airspace violation, Seoul says Russia expressed “deep regret” over one of its warplanes entering into South Korea’s airspace during its first joint air patrol with China Tuesday and promised to launch an investigation into the incident, South Korea’s presidential office said Wednesday....
10:34, 2019-07-24

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Japan rebuffs Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt the global supply of memory chips and smartphones....
07:51, 2019-07-10

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid success....
09:51, 2019-07-15

South Korea 'clearly' called for withdrawal of Japan's export curbs at meeting: Seoul official South Korean trade ministry officials "clearly" called on Japan to drop its export restrictions on the neighboring country at a bilateral meeting on Friday, a Seoul official told Reuters on Saturday, rebutting Tokyo's claims that Seoul did not make such a demand....
14:00, 2019-07-13

South Korea warns Japan that removing Seoul from its preferential list could affect security cooperation South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul would have to review bilateral security cooperation...
08:17, 2019-08-01

Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Seoul leader Moon Jae-in discuss Japan security agreement Defense chief Mark Esper and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed trilateral security cooperation with Japan on Friday, amid a trade and diplomatic dispute between the Asian neighbors....
17:51, 2019-08-09

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and......
14:00, 2019-07-16

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
18:17, 2019-05-21

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks on its nuclear programme....
22:00, 2019-06-27

Korean Air to buy 20 Boeing 787s, lease 10 more Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will add 30 Boeing Co Dreamliner passenger jets to its fleet, including what it said would be the country's first use of the largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10....
04:51, 2019-06-19

Former S. Korean first lady, feminist Lee Hee-ho dies at 96 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Hee-ho, a South Korean feminist activist who fought for democracy against dictatorships alongside her husband and future President Kim Dae-jung, has died. She was 96. Park Han-shik, an official from the Kim Dae Jung Peace Center, said Tuesday the devoutly Christian Lee ...
07:01, 2019-06-11

Trump meets Kim at Korean Demilitarized Zone North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met US President Donald Trump at the Demilitarized Zone that divides South and North Korea for a "handshake for peace." It is the third time Kim and Trump have met in over a year....
19:34, 2019-06-30

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 bln South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion....
02:51, 2019-06-19

Ex-Yankee receives 70-game ban by S. Korean baseball for DUI Former New York Yankees outfielder Shane Spencer received a 70-game ban in South Korean baseball on Tuesday after being charged with drunk driving while managing a minor league club here....
12:51, 2019-08-13

The Remains of Three More U.S. Troops Killed in the Korean War Have Been Identified (JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii) — The U.S. military says it has identified the remains of three more Americans killed during the Korean War, even as efforts to recover additional remains have stalled amid souring relations with North Korea. One family has been notified and notificatio...
06:17, 2019-05-29

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

UPDATE 1-Korean Air to buy 20 Boeing 787s, lease 10 more Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will add 30 Boeing Co Dreamliner passenger jets to its fleet, including what it said would be the country's first use of the largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10....
03:34, 2019-06-19

South Korean man under investigation for links to Islamic State A South Korean man is under investigation on charges of stealing a device used in military explosives while serving in the Army and collecting or uploading video clips related to the Islamic State militant group....
12:17, 2019-07-05

The Latest: Trump hails Korean DMZ as a ‘real border’ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 9:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he wants to inspect the heavily-fortified Korean demilitarized zone as an example of what a “real border” looks like. Trump invited North Korean leader K...
03:51, 2019-06-29

How to Throw a Festive Korean-Inspired Dinner Party The designer Rejina Pyo and the store owner Alex Eagle host an artful but laid-back dinner for friends, with a menu by Pyo’s husband, the chef Jordan Bourke....
13:17, 2019-07-22

How South Korean group BTS became the world's biggest boy band BTS has achieved huge success internationally -- but they're hardly the first K-pop band to try to break through. So why has the seven-member boy band succeeded where others haven't?...
06:17, 2019-06-02

Korean Air CEO says ownership discussions are ongoing after patriarch's death Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's chief executive on Monday said ownership discussions are ongoing with family members after their patriarch's sudden death in April raised questions about the future of the airline and parent Hanjin Group....
14:51, 2019-06-03

President Trump Set for 3rd Meeting With Kim Jong Un at Korean DMZ Sunday (SEOUL, South Korea) — President Donald Trump will meet Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone separating the North and South, a day after he issued an unprecedented invitation and expressed willingness to cross the border for what would be a history-making photo...
16:51, 2019-06-30

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

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at Korean border to ‘say hello’ "I will be leaving Japan for South Korea (with President Moon)," Trump tweeted. "While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)!"...
05:51, 2019-06-29

U.S. Women’s Open: A South Korean Has the Winning Number Jeongeun Lee6, who had a numeral added to her name because she was the sixth Jeongeun Lee on the South Korean tour, prevailed by two shots to win the event’s first $1 million check....
04:34, 2019-06-03

Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
21:51, 2019-05-25

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean broadcaster has resigned after allegedly taking photographs of a woman’s “lower body” without her knowledge, in the latest molka voyeurism scandal to hit...
12:51, 2019-07-09

South Korean politicians mourn death of former first lady Politicians and key government officials on Tuesday expressed their condolences over the death of former first lady Lee Hee-ho, a political upholder for her late husband and pioneer for women's rights....
15:51, 2019-06-11

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

The Age-Old Bone-Rank Caste System of the Korean Kingdom of Silla In several cultures one’s social standing was determined by one’s birth, which included or precluded certain privileges and even determined the cutlery one was allowed to use.   ...
13:34, 2019-07-11

South Korean man dies after setting fire to his car near Japanese Embassy A man in his 70s died after setting fire to his car as it was parked in front of a building housing the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said....
14:01, 2019-07-19

Pop fly bounces off Korean League shortstop’s head, caught by teammate This is taking the term heads-up play to a whole new level. Shortstop Bon-Ki of the South Korean baseball team Lotte Giants struggled to corral a fly ball hit to shallow left field in the eighth inning of a tie game in Wednesday’s matchup against the Hanwha Eagles, and the ball struck him squa...
15:17, 2019-06-07

The Latest: South Korean experts helping to identify victims The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary's capital (all times local): 1 p.m. South Korean fingerprint experts are assisting Hungarian officials in identifying the South Korean victims of last week's tour boat accident in Budapest....
14:00, 2019-06-06

Japan's Restrictions on South Korean Chip Makers Backfire Japan’s trade jab at South Korea’s chip makers was meant to be painful, but a week in, it appears to have given a momentary victory to the core targets: Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix....
16:34, 2019-07-11

South Korean men detained for spitting on comfort woman statue Four men who allegedly spat on a statue memorializing the nation's comfort women say they committed acts to "deride" victims of Japanese wartime brothels....
22:00, 2019-07-10

S.Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
02:51, 2019-07-24

South Korean businesses growingly adopt unmanned services SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Robots are coming to South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture, where crowds of lunchtime customers queuing at cafes are a daily sight. Cafes are among many businesses that could be transformed by automated services in this tech-forward nation — a notion both exciting and ...
08:51, 2019-06-06

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Japanese curbs seen as chance for South Korean chipmakers to cut stockpiles Shares in South Korean memory chipmakers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc rose on Wednesday as investors bet on production cuts due to curbs on the export of key materials from Japan, analysts said....
09:17, 2019-07-10

More than 200 classics of South Korean cinema are streaming for free on YouTube Last month, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) was awarded the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his new film Parasite, once again bringing international attention to the ever-growing South Korean film industry. If you’re intrigued with the country’s rich history of cine...
03:34, 2019-06-06

Export dispute with Japan could be 'prolonged,' says South Korean President "We can't rule out the possibility that the situation would be prolonged, despite our diplomatic efforts to resolve the issue," President Moon Jae-in said at a meeting with executives from South Korea's top 30 conglomerates....
09:51, 2019-07-10

South Korean Kim grabs clubhouse lead at Women's PGA Championship South Korean Kim Hyo-joo grabbed a one-shot clubhouse lead at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Thursday as Michelle Wie endured a rough return to competition....
00:34, 2019-06-21

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on Monday, 14 months after she was forced to resign....
18:34, 2019-06-10

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

Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips and smartphones erupted over forced labor in World War Two and banned trade with North Korea....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Kim Jong Un's sister visits DMZ to pay respects to South Korean first lady The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited Korea's demilitarized zone on Wednesday to pay her respects to South Korea's former first lady, who died earlier this week....
16:34, 2019-06-12

Trump Leaves Huawei's South Korean Suppliers Hanging In a speech to South Korea’s largest conglomerates after he eased the toughest U.S. measures against Huawei, President Trump provided no direction on how they should proceed with the Chinese tech giant....
21:51, 2019-06-30

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
09:17, 2019-07-19

A South Korean Man Died After Setting Himself on Fire Outside the Japanese Embassy (SEOUL, South Korea) — A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo. The man, surnamed Kim, ignited a fire inside his car parked in front of the building...
10:00, 2019-07-19

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's Foreign Ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
10:17, 2019-07-19

Gungneyo, the Ranks and Regiment of Women Serving Korean Royalty The smooth running of Korean royal households depended upon the unseen hands of gungneyo; the seamstresses, cooks, chambermaids, water- and firewood bearers and other servants.   ...
06:34, 2019-06-13

A 72-Year-Old South Korean Man Set Himself Ablaze to Protest Japan, Police Say (SEOUL, South Korea) — Police say a 72-year-old South Korean man is in critical condition after setting himself ablaze in downtown Seoul, apparently to express his anger toward Japan amid worsening tensions between countries over trade and wartime history. An official from Seoul’s Jongno...
11:00, 2019-08-01

5G RailNext wins grant to bring AR to South Korean and U.K. subways Cisco and its partners will test 5G-enabled augmented and mixed reality headsets to let tourists and commuters access travel and entertainment on subways.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-16

'Korean Wave' celebrity couple to split, fans mourn South Korean actors Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki are splitting up less than two years after their fairytale marriage, the couple said on Thursday, shocking fans across Asia....
21:00, 2019-06-27

China paper cites drawn-out Korean War talks as reason not to bow to U.S. China's determination to resist U.S. bullying in two years of negotiations to end the Korean War is a reason not to bow to Washington in bitter trade talks, a top Chinese newspaper suggested on Wednesday....
07:51, 2019-06-05

South Korean rookie Lee grabs share of Connecticut lead PGA Tour rookie Lee Kyoung-hoon of South Korea used a hot start and two back-nine birdies to move into a six-way share of the lead after the first round lead of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut on Thursday....
05:34, 2019-06-21

Samsung Display considers suspending output at South Korean LCD plant South Korean panel maker Samsung Display said on Friday it is considering suspending one of its liquid crystal display (LCD) production lines at home due to a supply glut....
16:34, 2019-08-16

S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the No.2 shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines , is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines, KCGI Chief Executive Officer Kang Sung-boo told Reuters on Monday....
03:51, 2019-08-19

South Korean team to enter salvaged wreck in search for four missing South Korean rescue workers will enter the wreck of a tour boat salvaged from the Danube River on Wednesday to search for four Koreans still missing after its deadly sinking, Seoul's foreign ministry said....
14:00, 2019-06-12

Russia-China Air Patrol Draws Fire From South Korean Jets The first joint patrol by Russian and Chinese bombers aimed at testing the air defenses of U.S. allies in northeast Asia triggered a rare clash as South Korean fighters scrambled to ward off what Seoul said was an intrusion into its airspace....
23:00, 2019-07-23

South Korean social satire 'Parasite' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes "Parasite", a wickedly humorous suspense movie about class struggles directed by South Korea's Bong Joon-Ho, won the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, on a big night for newcomer filmmakers too....
00:51, 2019-05-26

Angelina Jolie Is "Very Proud" as Son Maddox Enrolls in South Korean University Maddox Jolie-Pitt is heading off to college. E! News has learned that the eldest son of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt will start classes at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, in late......
08:51, 2019-08-06

Late WWII, Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart TUCSON – Memorial Day is a day to honor our military and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. One veteran is finally being honored with a medal years after his passing. Louis Moran fought in World War II and the Korean War. He was injured in Korea but was n...
02:34, 2019-05-28

Korean Actor Catches Endangered Giant Clams On TV, Gets 5 Years In Jail A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday, despite the show's extensive apology....
15:34, 2019-07-06

Korean actress faces Thai jail for endangered clam stunt During filming for a reality TV show, the actress prised open two giant clams that are protected under Thai law. The show's producers have apologized but she could now face a 5-year jail sentence....
19:34, 2019-07-06

Pirates steal cash and shoes in Korean cargo ship robbery Pirates attacked a South Korean-flagged cargo ship in the South China Sea early on Monday, stealing thousands of dollars in cash and even the sailors' shoes, South Korean authorities said....
08:17, 2019-07-22

South Korean Singer-actor Park Yoo-chun sentenced for drug use A local court sentenced Park Yoo-chun, an actor and former member of boy band JYJ, to 10 months in prison on Tuesday, suspended two years, for using an illegal drug....
08:51, 2019-07-02

Korean Air reportedly demoted crew member who reported pilot boozing Korean Air defended a pilot who allegedly tried to drink alcohol aboard a flight and demoted the flight crew member who reported him, according to reports....
01:00, 2019-07-11

South Korean actor arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two women Actor Kang Ji-hwan has been arrested without a warrant on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman and molesting another, both employees of his agency, police said Wednesday....
16:17, 2019-07-10

Fresh off tough losses, Moicano and Korean Zombie aim to move forward Renato Moicano fell short of a title shot last time out. Chan Sung Jung was stopped with one second to go. Both main event fighters in Saturday's UFC Fight Night have something to overcome....
20:34, 2019-06-21

South Korean sets himself on fire in protest at Japan's trade curbs A South Korean man set himself ablaze on Thursday to protest against Japan's recent trade curbs and was taken to hospital with critical injuries, a fire official said....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Hundreds of strangers attend Korean War vet's funeral on Memorial Day weekend: 'The right thing to do' A public call for mourners to attend the Ohio funeral of an unaccompanied 90-year-old Korean War veteran Saturday resulted in an overwhelming response....
12:34, 2019-05-27

Hank Haney Pretends His Casually Racist Take On Korean Golfers Was Informed All Along Hank Haney, who was formerly Tiger Woods’s swing coach, earned some attention last week when his assessment of the field for the LPGA’s U.S. Women’s Open was essentially Hell, I don’t know any of them, but I think a bunch of them are Korean. Haney, who made the comments on his radio show about golf,...
20:17, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips and smartphones erupted over forced labour in World War Two and banned trade with North Korea....
20:51, 2019-07-09

Body pulled from Danube river south of Budapest: Korean diplomat Hungarian authorities have pulled a body from the Danube river more than 100 kilometers downriver from Budapest, the South Korean embassy's Defense Attache Shun-Keun Song told reporters on Monday....
14:34, 2019-06-03

South Korean man stages bank robbery to get medical treatment in jail A South Korean man walked into a bank with a toy knife and “politely” asked for the police to be called, hoping he would be sent to prison, a report said. The 40-year-old man staged the heist at a bank near Seoul late last month, but later told police that he only wanted to receive......
10:00, 2019-07-08

Korean wartime forced laborers still seeking apology, reparations from Japan While a trade dispute been Japan and South Korea sparked by the issue of wartime forced labor rages on, many are still waiting for compensation and an apology....
16:00, 2019-08-14

President Trump and Kim Jong Un Shake Hands at Korean DMZ at Impromptu Meeting (PANMUNJOM, Korea) — With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone on Sunday and agreed to revive talks on the pariah nation’s nuclear program. Trump, pressing his bid for a legacy-defi...
16:51, 2019-06-30

South Korean Daily Says That Kim Jong-un Executed and Purged Top Nuclear Negotiators The report comes amid speculation that the North’s leader is changing tack after his summit meeting with President Trump failed to lift punishing sanctions....
04:51, 2019-05-31

South Korean Leader Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Dispute With Japan In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
06:34, 2019-08-15

South Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
02:34, 2019-07-24

Kim Jong Un's sister flies solo as she heads to DMZ to meet South Korean officials In a rare contact between North Korean and South Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’ sister met with the South’s officials following the death of a former South Korean first lady on Monday....
22:34, 2019-06-12

How Friends taught the world to speak English – from Jürgen Klopp to Korean pop megastars The Liverpool manager has revealed how the sitcom has helped him get to grips with the language – and he’s far from aloneThey were there for him. Jürgen Klopp, the manager of Liverpool, has credited Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, Monica, Joey and Chandler with teaching him English. Watching the long-running ...
23:17, 2019-08-09

Hungarian police has identified seven South Korean Victims of Budapest boat crash Hungarian police on Saturday said they has identified seven South Koreans who died in a Budapest riverboat crash on Wednesday, without releasing their names....
19:01, 2019-06-01

South Korean chip giants face 'strangling' from Japanese export curbs South Korean chipmakers are hitting a dead end in their quest to find alternatives for key Japanese materials that have been slapped with export restrictions, raising the prospect of major disruption to their operations in the coming months....
09:17, 2019-08-01

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Olympic qualifying event stalled, Yonhap News Agency reported....
09:34, 2019-05-23

In a tweet, Trump appears to invite Kim Jong Un to meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone A senior administration official had said no such meeting was planned during Trump’s trip to South Korea, but the president’s message opened the possibility of a third summit....
02:34, 2019-06-29

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competition, the International Olympic Committee will have definitive answers....
23:17, 2019-08-14

South Korean trade official says Japan's export curbs violate WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea violates World Trade Organization rules and Seoul would respond firmly, a senior official at South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
11:00, 2019-07-01

U.S. replace water polo player hurt in South Korean club collapse U.S. water polo attacker Paige Hauschild, who was injured when the upper deck of a nightclub collapsed on top of revellers in South Korea last Saturday, will be replaced on the Pan American Games roster, the team said on Saturday....
04:17, 2019-08-04

South Korean researchers find evidence of wartime brothels on Jeju Island Oh Shi-jong remembers the seven buttons on the uniforms the Japanese soldiers wore as they waited in line outside the building the military had confiscated across the street from his house in Seongsan Village....
02:34, 2019-07-09

South Korean government planning Linux migration as Windows 7 support ends The Interior Ministry is preparing a test deployment to determine compatibility with existing systems ahead of a potential broader deployment across the government....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
03:01, 2019-05-30

South Korean imports of Japanese beer nearly halve amid consumer backlash Japan shipped $4.3 million worth of beer to South Korea in July, down from $6.6 million a year earlier and $7.9 million in June, according to preliminary customs office data....
10:51, 2019-08-07

UPDATE 1-S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the second-largest shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines Co Ltd, is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines Inc, KCGI Chief Executive Kang Sung-boo told Reuters....
05:34, 2019-08-19

Trump Invites Kim Jong Un To Meet, Shake Hands at Korean Demilitarized Zone (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump on Saturday invited North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to shake hands during a possible visit by Trump to the demilitarized zone with South Korea. Trump is scheduled to fly to South Korea later Saturday after he concludes meetings at the Group of 20 summit ...
06:34, 2019-06-29

South Korean Overwatch League Broadcast Apparently Omits Pride Day Festivities If you tuned into the Overwatch League’s Friday games, you probably saw dozens of esports fans decked out in rainbow garb or flashing LGBTQ-themed signs as soon as the camera turned their way. It was Pride Day for the Overwatch League—a day that Overwatch publisher Blizzard put on for fans to “come ...
23:01, 2019-06-10

South Korean prosecution confirms death of ex-head of Hanbo Group in Ecuador The prosecution concluded Thursday that Chung Tae-soo, former head of the now-defunct Hanbo Group, died in December in Ecuador, where he was hiding after fleeing South Korea while standing trial on embezzlement charges....
11:51, 2019-07-04

Michelle Wie blasts Hank Haney over his comments about South Korean golfers in the LPGA Michelle Wie ripped Hank Haney -- a well-known golf instructor -- after shocking comments about South Korean golfers on his radio show Wednesday.        ...
19:34, 2019-05-29

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in scale and organization....
15:17, 2019-08-01

South Korean Jets Fire Shots in Warning to Russian Military Plane The warning shots were fired after a Russian military plane intruded upon South Korea’s territorial airspace for the first time in decades, officials said....
08:17, 2019-07-23

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay accommodation, its chief executive told Reuters....
18:00, 2019-06-11

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
11:51, 2019-06-21

U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials, seeks stronger ties U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
09:34, 2019-07-24

A South Korean cult leader who held 400 followers captive in Fiji has been jailed for six years A South Korean cult leader has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding some 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence and abuse....
16:00, 2019-08-01

South Korean jets fire warning shots at Russian planes after airspace violation Defence ministry in Seoul says fighter planes warned off ‘multiple’ Russian aircraft off its east coastSouth Korean fighter jets have fired warning shots after a Russian military plane violated the country’s airspace, officials in Seoul said, in the first such incident between the countries.Chinese ...
06:51, 2019-07-23

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
10:00, 2019-05-22

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, risking more Japanese anger over the issue....
11:51, 2019-07-16

Budget airlines the flavor of South Korean aviation market, Jeju travel booms Kim Bo-Min, a Starbucks barista, paid 140,000 won ($118) for a round-trip from her hometown of Daegu to the popular resort island of Jeju, arriving on T'Way Air Co Ltd, part of South Korea's rapidly growing low-cost airline sector....
15:51, 2019-06-01

South Korean cult leader who held 400 people captive in Fiji jailed for six years Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace Road Church, subjected followers to beatings and confiscated their passportsThe leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held 400 people captive in Fiji and subjected them to violent beatings has been sentenced to six years in jail.Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace ...
08:34, 2019-08-02

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse, fear prosecution in South Korean military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and trans soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty International report said....
08:34, 2019-07-11

South Korean soccer fans file lawsuit after Cristiano Ronaldo sits out friendly match Two South Korean soccer fans have sued the organizers of a friendly match between Italian giants Juventus and a local all-star team, claiming that Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence from the pitch caused them "mental anguish"....
22:00, 2019-07-31

South Korean rescuers begin test dives in Hungary to reach sunken tourist boat South Korean rescue divers performed test dives in the Danube river in Budapest on Monday as they prepared an attempt to reach the wreckage of a pleasure boat which had been carrying mostly South Korean tourists when it sank in an accident last week....
10:51, 2019-06-03

South Korean petrol stations refuse to fill up Japanese cars amid growing boycott Sales of holidays, beer and even tickets to see Butt Detective the Movie slump amid trade tensionsPetrol stations and garages in South Korea are refusing to fill up or service Japanese cars as part of a growing boycott of Japanese goods sparked by trade and political tensions.Sales of trips to Japan...
07:17, 2019-07-24

South Korean firm to boost output of chipmaking chemical amid Japan curbs: report A South Korean maker of a chemical that is used for producing semiconductors will increase output soon with a new plant coming on stream, helping domestic chipmakers offset export curbs imposed by Japan, a local media report said on Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-07-24

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
22:17, 2019-05-30

Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest . The post Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:34, 2019-06-03

South Korean tourists were not wearing life jackets in fatal boat collision that left 7 dead, 21 missing: officials South Korea’s Foreign Ministry office said Friday that none of the passengers involved in the deadly sightseeing boat accident in Hungary that left at least seven dead were wearing life jackets when their boat capsized....
14:51, 2019-05-30

South Korean water polo team capture hearts with tearful celebration as they finally score after conceding 94 goals South Korea's female water polo team were reduced to tears after finally scoring a goal in the world championships after conceding 94 goals on the trot....
14:34, 2019-07-17

BTS singer RM teams up with Lil Nas X for 'Old Town Road' remix: 'Seoul Town Road' RM from the South Korean boy band BTS and Lil Nas X dropped a new remix of the hit song "Old Town Road" to the surprise of fans.        ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Hank Haney says remarks about Korean golfers were 'based on statistics and facts' As Jeongeun Lee6 finished a Sunday surge, Hank Haney took to Twitter to say his remarks regarding Korean golfers were "based on statistics and facts."        ...
06:17, 2019-06-03

|North-WestUniversitycancelsSteveHofmeyrperformance The North-West University has put an end to plans by one of its residences to have singer and right-wing activist Steve Hofmeyr perform at one of their events....
00:34, 2019-06-24

Where did all the cod go? Fishing crisis in the North Sea With an international council now on the brink of declaring the species unsustainable – and Brexit looming – what is the future for one of the nation’s favourite meals?By 7.30am all the cod at Peterhead fish market had been sold, snapped up by competing buyers wearing thick fleeces, woolly hats and ...
15:34, 2019-08-18

NBA: 'We The North' says Canada is not just about hockey Toronto has long considered itself the center of the hockey universe but the Raptors, for the moment at least, are the shiniest object in city's sporting cosmos grabbing the imagination of an entire country....
11:00, 2019-05-31

HTC Vive Pro Eye is now out in North America for $1,599 At CES earlier this year, HTC showed off an updated Vive Pro headset with eye-tracking capabilities that can follow a user's eyeballs in real time. Now, the company has finally made the device available in North America after rolling it out in other......
10:51, 2019-06-07

Cannes Film Festival awards top prize to 'Parasite,' the first Korean film to win Palme d'Or Bong Joon-ho’s raucous social satire “Parasite,” about a family of hustlers, won Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, a first for a Korean film.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-27

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in renewable energy....
08:51, 2019-06-10

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 demilitarized zone that made him the first sitting US president to cross into North Korea. “I just want to say that this is my honor. I didn’t really expect it. We...
12:34, 2019-07-01

Are revamped Browns the favorite in the AFC North? SportsPulse: Lorenzo Reyes examines the AFC North and explains scenarios that will lead to each team making and not making the playoffs.       ...
16:34, 2019-07-22

The nuclear mystery in Russia's Far North An official state of mourning has been declared in the Russian city of Sarov. Last Thursday, five nuclear specialists employed by Rosatom, Russia's state atomic energy corporation, were killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, not far from the port of Severodvinsk....
00:17, 2019-08-13

Ithaca to buy Chevron North Sea interests for $2 bln Ithaca Energy Limited said on Thursday it would buy Chevron's oil and gas field interests in the British North Sea for $2 billion, as the North Sea-focused oil and gas operator aims to boost its presence in the area....
10:17, 2019-05-30

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. “And I want to thank Chairman Kim for something else,” Trump said during brief remarks. “When I put out the social media notification, if he didn’t s...
21:17, 2019-06-30

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 also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize the peninsula....
10:00, 2019-06-21

North Korea launches two 'projectiles' into the sea The launch comes as United States and South Korea commence war games that the North condemns as a violation of peace efforts. A series of recent North Korean launches is complicating stalled denuclearization talks....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Did the Denisovans Walk to North America? For a people from whom one 41,000 year old finger bone fossil from a nine year old girl, along with a bracelet she wore, were (until recently) the only authenticated known artifacts, the mysterious Denisovans sure received lots of publicity. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

NRA cannot sit in on AG’s deposition of Oliver North: judge A judge rejected the National Rifle Association’s first bid to be in the room while the state Attorney General’s office questions ex-NRA president Oliver North about how the non-profit organization spent its money. The NRA filed the emergency petition Friday asking a judge to issue a temporary restr...
05:00, 2019-08-17

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
02:34, 2019-06-10

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 zone with South Korea. Trump is scheduled to visit South Korea later Saturday after meetings at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan. He tweeted Saturd...
03:51, 2019-06-29

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 years....
07:51, 2019-06-20

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 sides would need to demonstrate new flexibility, Michael Gordon writes....
05:00, 2019-07-02

Focals by North Review: The future is (almost) here The concept of an IRL heads-up display has been a part of science fiction since basically the beginning. Big players have tried their hand at it with less than stellar results — most notably Google with Glass, and more recently Intel’s Vaunt. But North may have cracked the nut on smart glasses...
18:00, 2019-06-18

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 Kim Jong Un will have a long list of topics to discuss when Xi heads to North Korea on Thursday....
13:17, 2019-06-19

A new fire has started on the north end of the Tumacacori Mountains A new fire has started on the north end of the Tumacacori Mountains. The Hell’s Gate fire is about 600 acres and growing. Coronado National Forest officials say the cause of the fire is under investigation but lightning was present in the area. Officials are asking visitors to be careful when ...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Plane crashes into North Carolina home A single-engine plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and someone inside, authorities said. Another person in the house was seriously hurt. (June 28)        ...
19:00, 2019-06-28

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 with North Korea....
03:17, 2019-06-28

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, state-run North Korean news agency KCNA said....
01:00, 2019-06-23

First gay pride rally held in North Macedonia In a landmark move, North Macedonia hosted its first ever Gay Pride Parade, with cabinet members and foreign diplomats joining LGBT activists in Skopje. Priests from various denominations attended a counter-rally....
00:17, 2019-06-30

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 "obviously" not a spy....
00:00, 2019-07-10

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 “say hello.”...
03:17, 2019-06-29

Object which hit north Cyprus appears to have been missile, says FM An object which hit northern Cyprus overnight appears to have been a Russian-made missile, Turkish Cypriot foreign minister Kudret Ozersay said on Monday....
10:17, 2019-07-01

North Macedonia hosts its first Gay Pride march North Macedonia held its first Gay Pride march on Saturday, in a test of the conservative Balkan country's record on respecting minority rights as it seeks to join the European Union....
15:51, 2019-06-29

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, a policy that has drawn criticism for seeming to overlook Kim's autocratic rule....
06:17, 2019-06-12

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 him again soon."...
01:51, 2019-07-02

Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there have been ups and downs in the North's foreign relations since then....
04:34, 2019-06-12

China's Xi says hopes North Korea, U.S. can keep talking Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that he hopes North Korea and the United States can keep talking and make progress, Chinese state media reported after the two men met in Pyongyang....
14:17, 2019-06-20

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 said on Tuesday, ahead of fresh talks with Pyongyang supposed to take place this month....
01:17, 2019-07-10

Brose North America hires new president Wilm Uhlenbecker, an industry veteran with more than two decades of experience as an executive in the global automotive supply chain, assumed the post July 1 following the December death of Frank Lubischer....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina’s state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the winning numbers in a Pick 4 game came back “0-0-0-0.” The lottery said about 1,000 tickets at $1 were sold and will pay out at $5,000. Another 1,000 tickets w...
21:34, 2019-06-23

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 outlets....
17:34, 2019-07-09

BP rig zigzags North Sea in chase with Greenpeace ship A BP drilling rig heading to an oilfield in the British North Sea has been forced to turn away twice over the past two days as a Greenpeace vessel protesting climate change tries to hamper its progress....
00:17, 2019-06-18

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 tracked how they get there....
13:00, 2019-07-16

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 South Korean President Moon Jae-in said, raising hopes for a revival of stalled nuclear talks....
08:01, 2019-06-30

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD....
22:00, 2019-07-04

Germany's 16 states: North Rhine-Westphalia A cosmopolitan approach to life in Cologne, industrial heritage in the Ruhr region, open countryside in Westphalia: North Rhine-Westphalia is a state of contrasts....
11:00, 2019-07-03

Air strikes hit north of Yemen's capital: Al-Masirah TV Air strikes by the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen targeted an area north of the capital Sanaa on Thursday, a television station run by Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi group said....
09:51, 2019-06-13

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 Department said on Tuesday, ahead of fresh talks with......
13:17, 2019-07-10

'Spider-Man' tops North American box office with $93.6M "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $93.6 million in receipts during its opening weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com said Sunday....
08:00, 2019-07-08

What China, North Korea are looking to achieve with summit Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons....
13:17, 2019-06-18

UN investigator says North Korea cracking down on escapes SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United Nations’ independent investigator on human rights in North Korea says there are signs it and China are strengthening their efforts to track down people who have escaped from the North. Tomas Ojea Quintana said Friday that he raised the issue in meetings wit...
10:17, 2019-06-21

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 agreement with Pyongyang on denuclearization....
19:34, 2019-07-16

Under Armour's North America problem hasn't gone away Under Armour's mixed earnings results on Tuesday called attention to the fact that the brand continues to fight to win more shoppers on its home turf, a competitive one....
00:17, 2019-08-01

North Koreans 'forced to pay bribes' to survive North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says. ...
15:00, 2019-05-28

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
14:51, 2019-06-10

| Does North Korea's Kim get Trump tweet alerts? How people stay informed in the Hermit State of North Korea is always a question, and US President Donald Trump may have answered it Thursday: by Twitter alerts....
04:34, 2019-08-17

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 tests and deadlocked nuclear talks....
03:17, 2019-05-26

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 for the collapse of the Hanoi summit in February....
00:34, 2019-05-25

The Latest: Putin says North Korea needs guarantees ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s at an investment forum (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says solid security guarantees need to be given to North Korea to persuade it to denuclearize. Speaking at an investment forum in ...
18:00, 2019-06-07

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 disarmament....
15:00, 2019-05-24

North Korea: Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine Analysts say the size of the new submarine suggests it has been designed to potentially carry ballistic missiles. North Korea has claimed to have tested submarine-launched ballistic missiles in the past....
15:34, 2019-07-23

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 have on relations between the two countries and immediately return the vessel....
00:17, 2019-05-22

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the equator....
16:51, 2019-05-29

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Will North Korea's 'Hotel of Doom' ever open? In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed to house at least 3,000 rooms, as well as five revolving restaurants with panoramic views....
13:51, 2019-08-13

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 the meeting with the US have been killed or jailed, the paper said....
10:17, 2019-05-31

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 Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament....
17:17, 2019-05-24

North Korea fires ballistic missiles into sea North Korea has launched its fifth missile test in less than two weeks. The launch comes as the US and South Korea are conducting joint military exercises....
18:00, 2019-08-10

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 United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights....
19:51, 2019-05-28

Rhino born at California Zoo in a first for North America A conservation organization in San Diego says it has achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America, an important step in saving another rhino species from extinction....
20:17, 2019-07-31

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato hit a game-tying homer and Danny Serretti scored the winning run on an error as North Carolina used a marathon ninth-inning rally to edge UNC Wilmington 7-6 in NCAA regional action Friday. North Carolina’s ninth-inning comeback was interrupted by a three-h...
04:34, 2019-06-01

Loose emu jumps on hood of car in North Carolina Animal control officials in North Carolina said an emu that has been on the loose for about five weeks resurfaced for a series of sightings and jumped onto the hood of a car....
20:17, 2019-07-31

U.N. Report: Nearly half of North Koreans are undernourished Nearly half of North Koreans don't have enough to eat, a report released by the United Nations said, as the country continues to face a food shortage exacerbated by drought and a poor harvest this year....
10:51, 2019-07-16

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 sanctions against the country. The report by Washington D.C.-based non-profit research organization the Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS) says th...
15:51, 2019-07-17

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 Kim Jong Un despite a new warning from Pyongyang urging the US to change the course of its negotiations "before it is too late."...
14:34, 2019-06-06

North Korea Shows Off Advanced New Submarine North Korean leader Kim Jong Un examined a new submarine that experts believe could carry multiple missiles, including those with nuclear capabilities, in Pyongyang’s latest display of military strength as denuclearization talks with Washington remain gridlocked....
14:17, 2019-07-23

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 isolated country....
19:51, 2019-05-22

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North Korea are trying to restarted stalled denuclearization talks....
04:51, 2019-08-01

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 "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
02:34, 2019-07-07

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 engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North. Pyongyang’s official Korean Centra...
00:00, 2019-07-07

The Latest: China’s Xi arrives in North Korea to meet Kim BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 11 a.m. Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013. The Xinhua News Agency says Xi arrived shortly before 11 a.m. T...
07:17, 2019-06-20

REI Outlet's The North Face Sale Has More Than Just Winter Clothes The North Face might be best known for coats and jackets, and you’ll certainly find plenty of them in REI Outlet’s limited time sale. But you’ll also find shorts, hiking packs, hiking boots, and a lot more....
01:34, 2019-05-29

North Koreans Survive By Paying Bribes: UN Report North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is "endemic" and repression rife, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday in a report......
01:51, 2019-05-29

North Korea's Kim Won't "Disappoint Me", Despite Missile Tests: Trump President Donald Trump on Friday underlined his intense personal support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even if he admitted that Pyongyang's recent missile tests "may" violate a UN resolution....
18:51, 2019-08-02

Greece, North Macedonia open embassies after name deal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has upgraded its diplomatic mission to North Macedonia’s capital of Skopje to an embassy, following a deal to normalize relations with its neighbor — which renamed itself from Macedonia. A foreign ministry statement says Greece is also upgrading its representation ...
16:17, 2019-05-31

North Korea fires projectile in second launch of the week A US official said US military intelligence tracked the launch from North Korea on Friday morning local time (Thursday in the US). According to the initial assessment, the projectile appeared to be similar to the short range ballistic missiles fired earlier this week, the official said, referring to...
06:51, 2019-08-02

'Hobbs & Shaw' tops the North American box office with $25.4M "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $25.4 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....
07:00, 2019-08-12

EU urged to open more doors to Albania, North Macedonia The European Commission has implored EU nations to start membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia. But while the two countries may have taken "major steps," some existing EU members aren’t keen to welcome them....
22:00, 2019-05-29

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing 2 HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from the State Highway Patrol says the single-engine civilian plane went down shortly before midnight on Thursday in Hope Mills. The pilot and an occupant o...
11:51, 2019-06-28

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for driving, with fewer delays, quieter roads and chea...
13:34, 2019-05-31

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 support to find him...
09:17, 2019-06-28

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 Pyongyang, saying Beijing's friendship with the......
12:00, 2019-06-19

North Face Apologizes for Showing Us the Future of Marketing This week The North Face pulled off a clever marketing stunt that continues to deliver. Even following the company’s retraction and apology, the glittering underhandedness of the campaign will inspire marketing scum for generations. Read more......
11:00, 2019-05-31

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still opposed to updated legislation aiming to address the issue. Sheriffs from Mecklenburg, Wake and Bunc...
14:00, 2019-06-19

New measures announced to protect North Atlantic right whales The new measures will include increased aerial surveillance to try to spot the whales in the gulf and extending speed limits for ships east of the current speed-restriction zone....
03:00, 2019-07-09

North Koreans stop activity for Kim Il Sung anniversary Daily life in North Korea came to a standstill at noon Monday as the country observed the 25th death anniversary of the regime's founder, Kim Il Sung, according to state media....
02:34, 2019-07-09

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 the world.”...
20:00, 2019-06-30

North Korea conducts new projectile launch: U.S. officials North Korea has carried out a new projectile launch, U.S. officials said on Thursday, adding that initial information indicated the launches were similar to two recent short-range tests carried out by Pyongyang....
23:17, 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Delek's Ithaca to buy Chevron's North Sea interests for $2 bln Ithaca Energy Limited is buying Chevron's British North Sea oil and gas field interests for $2 billion, the unit of Israel's Delek Group said on Thursday....
10:17, 2019-05-30

Raiders Of The North Sea Is A Really Good Digital Board Game As I’ve recently put on record here, I think Tokaido is the best digital board game. Its stay at the top might be short-lived, though, because Raiders of the North Sea, out this week on PC, Switch and mobile, is very good....
02:17, 2019-08-02

North Korea fired projectiles into sea in 3rd weapons test South Korea’s military says North Korea fired unidentified projectiles twice into the sea off its eastern coast in its third weapons tests in just over a week...
03:17, 2019-08-02

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 President Donald Trump ended in failure, leaving Kim embarrassed on the world stage....
16:17, 2019-05-31

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 and Washington in order to manipulate public opinion, complicating efforts by Seoul to revive nuclear negotiations between the two sides....
19:51, 2019-06-27

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—negotiations with the U.S., one over trade and the other over denuclearization....
17:00, 2019-06-20

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 Australian government said it was seeking urgent clarification on his whereabouts. Alek Sigley’s family said they had not heard from the 29-year-old univ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

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 in Beijing on Thursday as “very good,” without saying what happened. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Ale...
10:34, 2019-07-04

Mexico first to ratify new North American trade agreement Mexico has become the first country to ratify the new trilateral trade deal pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement....
19:34, 2019-06-21

'Toy Story 4' tops North American box office with $118M The animated adventure "Toy Story 4" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $118 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....
21:51, 2019-06-23

Australian student released from detention in North Korea One of a small body of international students studying in the North Korean capital, Alek Sigley had been out of contact since last Tuesday. He arrived in Beijing and said he was “very good.”...
10:17, 2019-07-04

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 afternoon....
09:51, 2019-07-04

| North Korea fires 'unidentified projectiles': Yonhap North Korea fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the sea, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the country's Joint Chiefs of Staff - the latest in a series of such launches by Pyongyang....
10:00, 2019-08-10

Trump says North Korea's Kim sent 'very beautiful letter'; new meeting possible President Donald Trump said on Friday he had just received a "very beautiful letter" from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and added that he could have another meeting with him....
03:34, 2019-08-10

Devastated North Carolina town still reeling from Florence TRENTON, N.C. (AP) — Nine months after Hurricane Florence inundated North Carolina, communities such as Trenton illustrate the slow and uneven pace of recovery. With hurricane season starting June 1, the courthouse and jail have yet to reopen as judges hear cases in an office building and inmates ar...
17:00, 2019-06-22

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 North Korean capital for a two-day state visit this week....
09:51, 2019-06-19

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title Aaron Sabato and Ashton McGee each hit 2-run homers during 4-run 6h inning, North Carolina wins Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title by beating Georgia Tech 10-2        ...
23:01, 2019-05-26

North Korea: Kim receives ‘excellent’ letter from Trump PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A government-controlled new agency says that President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a letter. The Korean Central News Agency reports Sunday that Kim “said with satisfaction that the letter is of excellent content.” The agency adds: R...
00:34, 2019-06-23

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 month....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 miles) southeast of the village of Lagunas and 158 ...
12:17, 2019-05-26

North Korea Conducts Fifth Weapons Test Since July 25 North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off the country’s east coast early Saturday, Seoul officials said, a weapons test that came hours after President Trump expressed optimism about future nuclear talks that remain gridlocked....
00:51, 2019-08-10

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent misdemeanors. Those drug charges have followed the Durham resident since he was 21, barring him from jobs, apartments and opportunities. “I’ve put out so many applica...
15:34, 2019-05-26

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....
08:34, 2019-07-02

Turkish Cypriots investigating blast in breakaway north NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus that officials say may have been caused by some type of missile. Ersin Tatar, the north’s prime minister, said that no one was hurt...
11:00, 2019-07-01

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 media....
19:00, 2019-06-27

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for talks Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived amid pomp and pageantry in North Korea on Thursday, the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to the Hermit Kingdom in 14 years. North Korean President Kim Jong Un and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, greeted Xi and other Chinese officials at the airport during an arrival...
18:00, 2019-06-20