Stories tagged: south korea
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
Japan urged international unity Wednesday in pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, even as another key U.S. ally pushed back against President Donald Trump’s threat to “totally …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
South Korea’s military says North Korea fired an unidentified missile from its capital Pyongyang in a continuation of weapons tests following its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date …
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
South Korea said Wednesday it conducted its first live-fire drill for an advanced air-launched cruise missile it says will strengthen its pre-emptive strike capability against North Korea in the event …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 4:25 p.m.
A South Korean child-monitoring smartphone app that was removed from the market in 2015 after it was found to be riddled with security flaws has been reissued under a new …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
The retired general was a voice of reason at a time when President Trump pumps out incendiary Korea tweets without consulting military or civilian advisers.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 6 a.m.
Wheat farmers join chorus urging Trump administration not to pull out of a trade treaty with South Korea.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
The United States called for a vote Monday on a U.N. resolution that would impose the toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea, a move that could lead to a showdown with …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
South Korea is closely watching North Korea over the possibility it may launch another intercontinental ballistic missile as soon as Saturday when it celebrates its founding anniversary.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Speaking after the meeting Wednesday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Russian port city of Vladivostok, Russian President Vladimir Putin called for talks with North Korea, saying sanctions …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
As worrying as North Korea’s nuclear advance is for America, the increasingly realistic threat of an atomic warhead striking a U.S. city might be even more unnerving for South Korea …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak with South Korean President Moon Jae-on Monday amid intensifying tensions with North Korea.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
South Korea’s military has fired missiles into the sea in a simulation of an attack on North Korea’s nuclear test site a day after Pyongyang set off its largest ever …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday, a clear warning after North Korea launched a midrange ballistic missile …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Kim Jong Un might have done Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a little favor. The North Korean leader’s move to fire a ballistic missile over Japan’s northern Hokkaido island on …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
North Korea fired an unidentified projectile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan, officials said, an especially aggressive test-flight that will rattle an already anxious region.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
South Korea says North Korea has fired several unidentified projectiles to the sea in what appears to be the latest weapons tests for the country that has been rapidly expanding …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
They are self-proclaimed soldiers in a quiet war with North Korea, a disparate and colorful collection of activists taking on one of the world’s most isolated nations – mostly using …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea’s military on Tuesday greeted the start of annual U.S.-South Korean military drills with its standard fiery threats, vowing “merciless retaliation” for exercises Pyongyang claims …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in warned North Korea not to use his nation’s latest round of annual military drills with the U.S. as an excuse for any further provocations.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
In an effort to jumpstart diplomacy, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday he would consider sending a special envoy to North Korea for talks if the North stops its …
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
It is extremely rare for a U.S. president to use such language that evokes nuclear attacks.
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
So why didn’t the last three presidents take out North Korea’s nuclear facilities when they had the chance? The answer is Seoul.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
The South Korean tech giant said starting Wednesday, users of the Galaxy S8 smartphones can speak in American English to their phones to turn on the flashlight, take a selfie …
Sat., July 8, 2017
We do have powerful alternatives. But each is dangerous and highly unpredictable. Which is why the most likely ultimate outcome, by far, is acquiescence.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Good Samaritans have stepped up to help a South Korean man whose dreams of a two-year bike trip were seemingly dashed by a Portland thief.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
South Korea’s new liberal president said he’s willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un amid heightened animosities in the wake of the North’s first intercontinental ballistic missile test-launch.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Authorities believe a body recovered on Wednesday from a Washington lake might be a 23-year-old man who went missing in the lake more than two weeks ago.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
SEOUL, South Korea – Grinning broadly, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delighted in the global furor created by his nation’s first launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, vowing Wednesday …
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
The U.S. Army and South Korean military responded to North Korea’s launch with their own exercise of missiles, launching them Tuesday into South Korean territorial waters along the country’s eastern …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Russia and China on Tuesday proposed a plan for defusing tensions over North Korea, suggesting that Pyongyang declare a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests while the United States and …