South Korea said Friday it had successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of carrying a one-tonne payload to any part of North Korea.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye's claim that reunification with North Korea could trigger an economic “bonanza” has been greeted with widespread skepticism — though not necessarily within the legal profession.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned of a “very grave” situation on the Korean peninsula, where a surge in military tensions has seen the two Koreas trade artillery fire and Pyongyang threaten a new nuclear test.
China should press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons if Beijing wants to change U.S. troop plans in the region, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
South Korea said Wednesday it had evidence suggesting an unidentified drone that crashed last month near the northern city of Paju was of North Korean origin.
A new photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un disembarking from a plane suggests he doesn't share his father Kim Jong Il's near-obsessive fear of flying. The ruling party's official daily, Rodong Sinmun, ran a large color picture Wednesday of Kim stepping down the red-carpeted stairs from a civilian aircraft at Samjiyon, near the Chinese border.
South Korean officials said Wednesday they suspect that an unmanned drone that crashed on a frontline South Korean island was flown by rival North Korea.
South Korea defended Tuesday its “sufficient” response to a North Korean live-fire drill that triggered the exchange of hundreds of artillery shells across the two rivals' disputed maritime border.
SEOUL---The two Koreas traded hundreds of rounds of live artillery fire across their disputed maritime border Monday, forcing South Korean islanders to take shelter a day after the North drove up tensions by threatening a new nuclear test.
North and South Korea fired artillery shells into each other's waters Monday, a flare-up of animosity between the rivals that forced residents of five front-line South Korean islands to evacuate to shelters, South Korean officials said.