South Korea’s Ministry of Defense has detected three launches of short-range guided missiles by North Korea, it said.Two launches were fired on Saturday morning and another one in the afternoon, reports Yonhap news agency.The missiles...Show More Summary
The government of South Korea regrets Pyongyang’s refusal to discuss the removal of production materials and finished goods from the two nations' jointly-run Kaesong Industrial Complex, the Yonhap news agency said on Thursday.
Our friends at Koryo Tours sent over this video of the first ever charity fun run held in North Korea. "The route saw almost 50 runners go from the former site of the USS Pueblo right along the Taedong River in central Pyongyang." The event raised over €2,000, which will be used to buy powdered milk for an orphanage in Nampo. Show More Summary
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — North Korea says an American citizen sentenced to 15 years hard labor has started life at a “special prison.” No other details were immediately available Wednesday about Kenneth Bae. Pyongyang said earlierShow More Summary
Increasingly tough financial sanctions, an arms embargo and other international restrictions on trade with North Korea have significantly delayed expansion of Pyongyang's illicit nuclear arms program, according to a confidential report by a U.N. Show More Summary
Pyongyang's top military commander, who is thought responsible for deadly attacks on South Korea, is replaced by a relative unknown.
Timing is everything. Hence, I plan big trips around major events. So when the perfect storm hit -- the triple threat of Gatsby mania, Bieber meltdown and Pyongyang missile menace -- I was ready. Ready to escape the chaos of Leonardo, Justin & Kim Jong, and fly off to the closest monastery.
North Korea has called the South Korean President’s recent visit to the United States a “prelude to war,” Yonhap reported on Friday citing North Korean media sources.
China-North Korea — Reuters reports that the Bank of China has closed the account of North Korea’s main foreign exchange bank, which Washington has accused of helping finance Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program. “The new rules,” according...Show More Summary
Over the last several weeks, various pundits and scholars — including The Diplomat's own contributors — have considered China's complex relationship with North Korea. Pyongyang's tough talk over the last several months has certainly put East Asia and most of the world on edge. Show More Summary
The United States and South Korea vowed on Tuesday to keep up their guard and not reward bad behavior by North Korea, which President Barack Obama said had won no benefits or prestige from recent war threats."If Pyongyang thought its...Show More Summary
The president says he has never spoken directly to the North Korean leader, but that he and South Korean President Park Geun-hye remain open to talks with Pyongyang.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea agree on maintaining a deterrent posture towards North Korea and on not rewarding that provocative behavior from Pyongyang, President Barack Obama said. "President Park and myself...Show More Summary
Bank of China Ltd (3988.HK) (601988.SS) has shut the account of North Korea's main foreign exchange bank, which was hit with U.S. sanctions in March after Washington accused it of helping finance Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program.The...Show More Summary
Bank of China has closed the account of a major North Korean bank slapped with US sanctions in March over what Washington said was the bank’s assistance in financing Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program.
A Taiwan resident with suspected ties to North Korea has been charged together with his son with seeking to bypass a US ban on the export of weapons machinery to Pyongyang with the aim of helping the country obtain weapons of mass destruction (WMD), law enforcement officers in the United States said.
Pyongyang has ended six-week stand off by removing missiles, but situation could flare up again First Reaction LAST UPDATED AT 11:47 ON Tue 7 May 2013 TENSIONS in the Korean Peninsula appear to be easing after North Korea withdrew two ballistic missiles from a launch site in the east of the country. Show More Summary
North Korea has taken two Musudan missiles off launch-ready status and moved them from their position on the country's east coast, U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, after weeks of concern that Pyongyang had been poised for a test-launch.U.S. Show More Summary
North Korea has been throwing around plenty of fighting words lately, but two things that won't be getting off the ground anytime soon: a pair of Musudan missiles, which Pyongyang has just removed from a launch site on the country's east coast, reports CNN. The missiles were believed to be...