Updated Thursday, January 7, 2016 0:03 am TWN
Soon after the ground shook around its nuclear testing facility, North Korea trumpeted its first hydrogen bomb test -- a powerful, self-proclaimed "H-bomb of justice" that would mark a major and unanticipated advance for its still-limited nuclear arsenal.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Monday, January 4, 2016
Saturday, January 2, 2016
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said in an annual New Year's speech Friday that he was ready for war if provoked by "invasive" outsiders, but he stayed away from past threats involving the country's nuclear weapons and long-range missile ambitions.
Friday, January 1, 2016
South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Thursday urged the public to support her latest deal with Japan on wartime sex slavery as controversy grew over the agreement to settle the decades-long dispute.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Thursday, December 24, 2015
In a dimly lit room, people dressed in white burial shrouds slowly sit up inside the wooden coffins where they had been lying, enclosed, for 10 minutes. Blinking, pale and solemn, they say they thought about their past and their loved ones while inside the coffins and vow to live better lives now.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
A South Korean court has awarded millions of U.S. dollars in compensation to victims of a fabricated espionage case that took place four decades ago, a court spokesman said Tuesday.
Sunday, December 20, 2015
Blowing horns and banging on tambourines, thousands of South Koreans marched in Seoul on Saturday to protest the arrest of a labor union leader who may face a rarely used sedition charge over the eruption of violence at an earlier anti-government protest.
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