President Donald Trump's historic first steps into North Korea sparked a scuffle between reporters and North Korean security guards, with officials shoving and trying to block the press.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
North Korea has announced it will reopen a cross-border communication channel, according to South Korea, in another sign of easing animosity between the rivals.
Wed, 03 Jan, 2018
A North Korean soldier has been seen racing for the border in a vehicle and then on foot before his former comrades shoot him at least five times as he limps into South Korea.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
North Korean soldiers have shot and wounded a comrade who was crossing a jointly controlled area at the heavily guarded border to defect to South Korea, the South's military said.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
South Korea says it got an apology. North Korea says its archrival learned a “serious lesson”.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
South Korea says it has agreed to halt propaganda broadcasts after North Korea expressed regret over a recent land mine blast that maimed two South Korean troops.
Tue, 25 Aug, 2015
Propaganda broadcasts at North Korea will continue unless Pyongyang apologises for a land mine attack that maimed two soldiers, South Korea’s president said.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
Senior officials from North and South Korea have resumed a second round of talks, which temporarily pushed aside vows of imminent war on the peninsula.
South Korea and North Korea are holding their first high-level talks in nearly a year in a bid to defuse mounting tensions that have led to the brink of a military confrontation.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
Military generals from North and South Korea have met at a border village for talks on how to ease animosities between the rival countries after two clashes last week, South Korean media said.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014
North and South Korea have begun preparatory talks at a “truce village” on their heavily-armed border aimed at setting ground rules for a higher-level discussion on easing animosity and restoring stalled rapprochement projects.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2013
North Korea has proposed working-level talks with the South as the rivals move to mend ties that have plunged during recent years amid hardline stances by both countries.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2013
Veterans in medal-laden uniforms have streamed into North Korea’s capital for ceremonies marking the end of the Korean War, an annual event being closely watched after the secretive country’s new leader reshuffled the leadership of the military.
Fri, 27 Jul, 2012
US President Barack Obama today warned North Korea it risks deepening its isolation in the international community if it proceeds with a planned long-range rocket launch.
Sun, 25 Mar, 2012
North Korea today said it had handed over the remains of a British pilot shot down during the Korean War.
Wed, 04 May, 2011
South Korea’s president pledged today to boost security around islands near the site of a North Korean artillery attack as the North warned of more retaliation for any “reckless military provocations”.
Thu, 25 Nov, 2010
North Korea warned the US and South Korea of possible deadly consequences in retaliation for what it called psychological warfare involving journalist tours to the South’s portion of the buffer zone between the rivals.
Mon, 29 Mar, 2010
High-level military officials from North Korea and the US-led UN Command held urgent talks at the border today amid heightened tensions in the region and concerns that the North intends to test-fire a long-range missile.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2009
NORTH KOREA said yesterday it is working to restart its atomic reactor and no longer wants US concessions after accusing Washington of breaking a nuclear disarmament pact.
Sat, 20 Sep, 2008
A North Korean diplomat denied today that leader Kim Jong Il was ill, calling widespread speculation about the leader’s health troubles “nonsense spread by bad people”.
Fri, 19 Sep, 2008
North and South Korea have agreed to simplify customs inspections and other border-crossing procedures for South Koreans heading into the North, in a further boost to growing economic ties and reconciliation.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2007
North Korea demanded that the US military call off war manoeuvres with South Korea planned at the same time as the second-ever summit between the rival Koreas later this month.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2007
Military officials from North and South Korea failed to reach an agreement after two days of high-level talks, the South’s Defence Ministry said today.
Fri, 03 Mar, 2006
The main hospital treating victims of a train explosion in North Korea laid out young patients on filing cabinets today as it struggled to overcome a shortage of beds and problems with medical equipment, according to an aid official.
Sun, 25 Apr, 2004
NORTH KOREA raised the stakes in a nuclear standoff yesterday by saying for the first time it had processed fuel rods that could be used to make atomic bombs.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2003
North Korea today cut off the only regular military contact with the US-led United Nations Command that monitors the Korean War armistice, accusing America of trying to attack the communist state.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2003
North Korea today accepted a South Korean proposal to resume talks in Seoul next week for the first time since official contacts broke off in March.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2001
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