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Salvaged S.Korean ferry Sewol to be transported to find cause of accident

2017-03-24

The sunken South Korean passenger ferry Sewol was lifted 13 meters above the sea on Friday morning and will be transported to a port to find the cause of the country's worst maritime disaster.

S.Korean prosecutors end interrogation of ousted President Park

2017-03-22

South Korean prosecutors ended a marathon interrogation of ousted President Park Geun-hye late on Tuesday night over a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.

Pyongyang blasts U.S., S. Korea for using man's death to slander DPRK

2017-03-01

​The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday blasted the United States and South Korea for assertion of Pyongyang standing behind the death of a DPRK national in Malaysia last month, saying it was "groundless blame."

Trump vows to deal with DPRK "very strongly" after Pyongyang's missile launch

2017-02-13

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to deal with Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) "very strongly", calling the Asian country a "big, big problem."

Korean Peninsula nuke issue, THAAD to be discussed by South Korean, U.S. defense chiefs

2017-02-02

The first U.S. defense chief under Trump administration visited South Korea on Thursday, picking the Northeast Asian ally as his first overseas tour destination since he took office about two weeks earlier.

Ex-UN chief's drop in presidential bid may benefit acting S.Korean president

2017-02-01

Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon's unexpected renunciation of his presidential bid in South Korea may benefit Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who is serving as acting president following the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.

S. Korea, U.S. military heads reaffirm joint defense posture against DPRK

2017-02-01

​Military chiefs of South Korea and the United States reaffirmed the two allies' defense posture against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear and missile threats, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) of South Korea said Wednesday.

DPRK can test-launch ICBM whenever its leadership decides: S. Korean military

2017-01-19

​The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) can test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) at any time when its leadership decides, South Korea's military said Thursday.

S. Korea warns against possible DPRK test-launch of long-range missile

2017-01-09

​ South Korea on Monday warned against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s possible launch of a long-range missile, saying it would cause stronger sanctions and pressure from the international society.

Responses to Pyonyang suggest increased uncertainty on Korean Peninsula

2017-01-04

​Responses from several corners to Pyongyang's nuclear forecast at the onset of 2017 may be an early sign of tensions to come on the Korean Peninsula.