South Korea said Sunday its envoy attending Russia's World War II anniversary ceremony briefly met North Korea's ceremonial head of state, a rare high-level encounter between the rival states.
North Korea said Saturday that it successfully test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in what would be the latest display of the country's advancing military capabilities. Hours after the announcement, South Korean officials said the North fired three anti-ship cruise missiles into the sea off its east coast.
North Korea said Saturday it has successfully test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in what would be the latest display of the country's advancing military capability.
When officials informed us that we'd be granted a sit-down interview with a high-ranking member of North Korea's inner circle with no preconditions, it was a real surprise.
South Korea's current account surplus rose to US$10.4 billion (NT$319 billion) in March as slumping oil prices slashed the country's import bill, new data showed Monday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to launch more "satellites" in order to become a space power, state media said Sunday, despite global condemnation on past launches, dubbed disguised ballistic missile tests.
North Korean diplomats on Thursday stormed out of a U.N. conference on human rights after lashing out at the United States for inviting three defectors to speak at the event.
North Korea's Kim Jong Un ordered the execution of 15 senior officials this year, including several who complained about the young leader's policies, South Korea's intelligence agency said Wednesday.2 Comments
The South Korean ferry captain responsible for last year's disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly schoolchildren, was given an increased sentence of life in prison Tuesday by an appellate court that convicted him of homicide.
The United States on Monday announced plans to step up the dismantling of retired nuclear warheads and issued a stern warning to North Korea to give up its nuclear program or face deeper isolation.
North Korea has increased its "material support" for terrorist organizations and should be placed back on America's list of nations that are state sponsors of terrorism, a report released Monday said.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday accepted the resignation of her prime minister over a widening bribery scandal that has tainted senior members of her faltering administration.
Holding yellow balloons and carrying banners, thousands of protestors marched in the South Korean capital on Saturday, calling for an independent probe into last year's ferry disaster.
Chinese nuclear experts believe North Korea may already have a nuclear arsenal of 20 warheads and the uranium enrichment capacity to double that figure by next year, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.