Stories tagged: South Korea
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes
A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
S. Korea disputes Trump comments on missile system, trade
Contradicting U.S. President Donald Trump, South Korea said Friday it has no plan to renegotiate a bilateral trade deal with the U.S., or to pay for the U.S. missile defense …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Before North Korea had nuclear weapons, it had wild and often deadly plots
It’s wrong to imagine prenuclear North Korea as some tamer version of the modern menace. In fact, the country was both deadlier and more daring, routinely orchestrating terrorist-style missions outside …
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 1:51 p.m.
North Korea conducts huge live-fire drills as U.S. warships gather
North Korea’s military conducted huge live-fire drills Tuesday and issued new warnings that it would defend itself against the “American imperialists,” amid high tensions and a military buildup in the …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act
North Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that it could conduct another nuclear test or …
Sat., April 22, 2017, midnight
Charles Krauthammer: U.S. has cards to play in North Korea
Our objective should be clear. At a minimum, a testing freeze. At the maximum, regime change.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
North Korea’s conventional weapons a major factor as tensions rise
If the United States were to strike North Korea, Kim Jong Un’s regime would retaliate by unleashing its conventional weaponry lined up on the demilitarized zone that has separated the …
Tue., April 18, 2017, midnight
Josh Rogin: Pence is the secretary of reassurance
His response to the North Korea’s provocation was on par with his rising role as the Trump administration’s unofficial secretary of reassurance.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Japan for talks expected to focus largely on trade.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
South Koreans are dealing with a new wild card – Trump
For decades, South Koreans have lived in a technical state of war with a hostile brother country that considers them traitors and imperialist lackeys. Throughout verbal attacks and periodic military …
UPDATED: Sun., April 16, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Pence warns North Korea ‘era of strategic patience is over’
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared Monday the “era of strategic patience is over” with North Korea, expressing impatience with the unwillingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 9 p.m.
North Korean missile failure follows day of military fanfare
North Korea on Saturday flaunted missiles in a parade that can theoretically reach the United States and defiantly stated that it was prepared to counter any U.S. attack with “a …
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 6:33 p.m.
U.S.: North Korean test missile explodes on launch
A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday from the country’s east coast, U.S. and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful U.S. aircraft carrier …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 5:40 a.m.
Trump finds Asian allies cool to preemptive North Korea strike
President Donald Trump is finding little support among his Asian allies – both publicly and behind the scenes – as he weighs a military attack on North Korea after unilaterally …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
U.S. pressure on North Korea pleases Japan and S. Korea
The governments of Japan and South Korea have welcomed the policy of U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration to heighten pressure on North Korea, including its deployment of the aircraft carrier …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
South Korean presidential race suddenly tightens
The adage about a week being a long time in politics has never been truer than in South Korea, a tumultuous young democracy where politicians and parties rise and fall …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Hyundai, Kia recall 170,000 cars in South Korea over engine; U.S. recall likely
Hyundai and Kia say they are voluntarily recalling more than 170,000 vehicles in South Korea over a defective engine. More recalls will follow in the United States.
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
North Korea fires ballistic missile as Trump prepares to host China’s Xi
North Korea fired another ballistic missile Wednesday morning, military officials in South Korea said, further heightening tensions in the region.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Former South Korean president Park arrested in corruption probe
Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was arrested early Friday so she could be questioned further over the corruption scandal that forced her from office just three weeks before.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
South Korean ferry that sank three years ago lifted from sea
A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water on Thursday, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country’s southwestern coast, an emotional moment …
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 11:31 p.m.
U.S., South Korea say North Korea’s latest missile test fails
North Korea’s latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
North Korea plans to participate in ice hockey event in South Korea
South Korean Olympic organizers say the North Korean women’s ice hockey team has registered to compete in an international event in the South next month. The organizing committee for the …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Park’s ouster raises prospect of reset with China, Kim Jong Un
TOKYO – The impeachment of Park Geun-hye opens the door for a reset in ties with North Korea and China.
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
South Korea’s president formally ousted by court
In a historic ruling Friday, South Korea’s Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil, worsened …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
China warns of ‘consequences’ over deployment of U.S. anti-missile system
China warned Tuesday of “consequences” for South Korea and the United States over the deployment of a U.S. antimissile system, raising regional tension and posing a challenge to the Trump …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
U.S. moves parts of controversial missile defense to South Korea
The U.S. military has begun moving equipment for a controversial missile defense system to ally South Korea.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
North Korea says U.S.-South Korea exercises leading to ‘nuclear disaster’
North Korea warned Monday that U.S.-South Korean military exercises, which it called “the most undisguised nuclear war maneuvers,” are driving the Korean Peninsula and northeast Asia toward “nuclear disaster.”
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Seoul: North Korea fired ballistic missiles into ocean
North Korea on Monday fired “several” banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) into waters off its east coast, South Korea’s military said, an apparent reaction to …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
Protests mount in China against South Korea’s missile system
Beijing’s escalating condemnation of South Korea over a U.S. anti-missile system has triggered protests against a popular retail giant and a reported ban on Chinese tour groups visiting the country, …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
North Korea reportedly test fires missile, challenging U.S.
North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile early Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year and an implicit challenge to President Donald Trump’s new administration.