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  • North Korea Urges US, South Korea to Scrap Joint Drills

    North Korea Urges US, South Korea to Scrap Joint Drills

    North Korea on Friday warned the United States and South Korea against going ahead with joint war games this month, calling them a rehearsal for nuclear war.

  • US Vice President Joe Biden Praises Japan's New Military Policy

    US Vice President Joe Biden Praises Japan's New Military Policy

    US Vice President Joe Biden is welcoming Japan's decision to loosen restrictions on its military to allow greater use of force to defend other countries.

  • US Missionary Jailed in North Korea Feels 'Abandoned'

    US Missionary Jailed in North Korea Feels 'Abandoned'

    A U.S. missionary imprisoned in North Korea since 2012 has said he feels abandoned by his government and has appealed again for help in securing his release, a pro-North Korea newspaper reported on Thursday.

  • World Getting 'Numb' to North Korean Missiles: US Admiral

    World Getting 'Numb' to North Korean Missiles: US Admiral

    Amid concerns about its development and testing of nuclear weapons, North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology, the admiral in charge of American forces in Asia and the Pacific said on Tuesday.

  • North Korea Offers to Return Body of South Korean Man

    North Korea Offers to Return Body of South Korean Man

    North Korea offered to return the body of a South Korean man found drifting north of the disputed Yellow Sea border, the South's unification ministry said.

  • North Korea Slams Reports of Arms Deals with Hamas, Hezbollah

    North Korea Slams Reports of Arms Deals with Hamas, Hezbollah

    North Korea has denounced allegations that it supplied missiles to Hamas and material support to Hezbollah as "sheer fiction" and a "sinister" effort to link Pyongyang to Middle East disputes.

  • North Korea Reopens International Camp for Kids

    North Korea Reopens International Camp for Kids

    Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one - and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by...

  • United Nations Sanctions North Korea Operator of Ship With Weapons

    United Nations Sanctions North Korea Operator of Ship With Weapons

    The United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized by Panama in July 2013 for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba ordered all countries to freeze its assets.

  • North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on White House and Pentagon

    North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on White House and Pentagon

    A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula.

  • South Korea Detects Second Foot-and-Mouth Case

    South Korea Detects Second Foot-and-Mouth Case

    South Korea on Monday reported its second case of foot-and-mouth disease in less than a week, triggering fearful memories of a devastating 2011 outbreak that forced the culling of millions of livestock.

  • Australia, Netherlands Plan Fresh Attempt to Reach MH17 Site

    Australia, Netherlands Plan Fresh Attempt to Reach MH17 Site

    An art exhibition in China by a North Korean defector has been cancelled, gallery staff said Monday, with reports saying the show had been dismantled on official orders.

  • No Show for North Korean Defector Artist in China

    No Show for North Korean Defector Artist in China

    An art exhibition in China by a North Korean defector has been cancelled, gallery staff said Monday, with reports saying the show had been dismantled on official orders.

  • North Korea Defies UN Censure to Fire Missile Into Sea

    North Korea Defies UN Censure to Fire Missile Into Sea

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un guided the military's latest rocket-firing drill, state media said Sunday, confirming the missile launch which was conducted in defiance of UN censure.

  • In International Flight, Volatile Conflicts Abound

    In International Flight, Volatile Conflicts Abound

    In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Ga...

  • North Korea Defends Missile Tests, Warns 'Gangster' US

    North Korea Defends Missile Tests, Warns 'Gangster' US

    North Korea's top military body on Monday defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and said South Korean and US charges of provocation were malicious and hypocritical.

  • Kim Jong-un Supervises Rocket Launches Near South Korean Border

    Kim Jong-un Supervises Rocket Launches Near South Korean Border

    North Korea on Tuesday showed detailed photos of Kim Jong Un directing rocket launches from a site close to the South in an apparent act of defiance that puts a personal face of its leader to actions provoking its neighbours.

  • North Korean Catholics Asked to Attend Pope's Mass

    North Korean Catholics Asked to Attend Pope's Mass

    The South Korean Catholic church says it has asked North Korea to send about 10 Catholics to a mass to be celebrated by Pope Francis during his August visit to Seoul.

  • South Korea Warns North Over Missile Tests

    South Korea Warns North Over Missile Tests

    South Korea on Tuesday warned North Korea it was playing a dangerous game with a series of missile, rocket and artillery tests that appear to be inching ever closer to their joint border.

  • North Korea Fires Dozens of Artillery Shells Into Sea

    North Korea Fires Dozens of Artillery Shells Into Sea

    North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells into the sea on Monday in a live-fire drill near the disputed maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests.

  • North Korea Again Test-Fires Missiles

    North Korea Again Test-Fires Missiles

    South Korean and Japanese media say North Korea has launched two ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast in its latest test-firing.

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