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Former North Korean spy, now 90 and living in the South, just wants to go home
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:04:09 +0200
Condemned to death twice for spying, Seo Ok-ryol spent three decades in prison, most of it in solitary confinement. Now age 90, the only thing ...
© Japan Times
In North Korea information is the seed of hope
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:51:00 +0200
Defector Professor Kim Heung-Kwang gives a rare glimpse of the information nomansland North Koreans find themselves in.
© Cape Times
Trump, N.Korea leaders trade increasingly threatening insults
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:14:00 +0200
US President Donald Trump said on Twitter North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer".
© Cape Times
North Korea foreign minister warns of ‘pre-emptive action’ as U.S. bombers fly off Korean Peninsula
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 04:59:54 +0200
In a fiery speech before world leaders at the U.N. on Saturday, North Korea’s foreign minister vowed the country will take “merciless pre-emptive action” if ...
© Japan Times
At U.N. and in the Air, North Korea and U.S. Trade Tough Messages
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:40:15 +0200
American warplanes flew close to North Korea’s coast on the same day the country’s foreign minister said President Trump was on a “suicide mission.”
© The New York Times
North Korea foreign minister says Trump's insults make rocket attack on U.S. 'inevitable all the more'
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:30:00 +0200
North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho warned Saturday that it is “inevitable” that his country will launch a missile toward the mainland United States in revenge for the insults President Trump has directed at leader Kim Jong Un. “None other...
© LA Times
U.S. warplanes fly near North Korea in a rare ‘show of force’
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:15:41 +0200
American bomber and fighter jets flew along North Korea's eastern coastline Saturday.
© NY Daily News
North Korea says Trump's insults make attack on U.S. 'inevitable'
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:57:15 +0200
President Trump’s recent insults against North Korea have only made it likelier the U.S. will be attacked.
© NY Daily News
U.S. flies bomber, fighter mission off North Korean coast
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:18:27 +0200
The show of U.S. military might is the farthest point north of the Demilitarized Zone that any U.S. aircraft this century.
© The Star
North Korea threats to Guam have not boosted tourism
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:41:56 +0200
President Trump's prediction that North Korea's threats to Guam would boost tourism "tenfold" has so far proved to be a bust.
© NY Daily News
Kim Jong-un, Taking On U.S. Directly, Sidelines China and South Korea
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:50:32 +0200
With tensions rising between Washington and Pyongyang, North Korea’s neighbors are finding diminishing room for diplomacy.
© The New York Times
Earthquake detected in North Korea near nuclear testing site
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:12:11 +0200
North Korea's foreign minister suggested Friday it could conduct an H-bomb test.
© NY Daily News

Most read news about Korea:

Japan, Korea fans upbeat at festival
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 16:04:59 +0200
Japan and South Korea were in a festive mood over the weekend despite continuing tensions over history issues and territorial disputes. A two-day cultural exchange festival ended Sunday after participants at Hibiya Park in central Tokyo enjoyed a variety...
© Japan Times
IMF Sees S. Korea’s Won Undervalued by as Much as 8%
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:36:20 +0200
The International Monetary Fund said South Korea’s won was estimated to be undervalued by as much as 8 percent, as the country has “tended to be” more active intervening against the won’s appreciation.The post IMF Sees S. Korea’s Won Undervalued...
© The Jakarta Globe
Ex-South Korean ‘comfort women’ for U.S. troops sue own government
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 03:33:13 +0200
Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison. After she escaped home in the early 1960s, her pimp sold her to one...
© Japan Times
Ex-South Korean ‘comfort women’ for U.S. troops sue own government
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 03:33:13 +0200
Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison. After she escaped home in the early 1960s, her pimp sold her to one...
© Japan Times
Yoona declines ‘Nodame Cantabile‘ for Korea-China rom-com
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:10:47 +0200
Yoona of popular idol group Girls’ Generation ultimately declined to play the female lead role in the drama “Nodame Cant
© The Korea Herald
Yoona declines ‘Nodame Cantabile‘ for Korea-China rom-com
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:10:47 +0200
Yoona of popular idol group Girls’ Generation ultimately declined to play the female lead role in the drama “Nodame Cant
© The Korea Herald
Heavy rain from Typhoon Nakri soaks southern S. Korea
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:22:55 +0200
SEOUL (Yonhap) -- A typhoon accompanied by heavy downpours and strong winds pounded South Korea's southern regions on Sa
© The Korea Herald
Heavy rain from Typhoon Nakri soaks southern S. Korea
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:22:55 +0200
SEOUL (Yonhap) -- A typhoon accompanied by heavy downpours and strong winds pounded South Korea's southern regions on Sa
© The Korea Herald
Prominent North Korean Defector Recants Parts of His Story
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:42:19 +0100
Shin Dong-hyuk became famous after speaking about his childhood in a prison camp. On Sunday, he said that elements of his harrowing tale were untrue.
© The New York Times
S. Korea hit by worst winter yellow dust in 5 years
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:12:39 +0100
The worst winter seasonal yellow dust in five years blanketed the Korean Peninsula on Monday, prompting the authorities
© The Korea Herald
Gunma disapproves of monument for Korean forced labor
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:51:15 +0200
The Gunma Prefectural Government said Tuesday it will not to allow a memorial to Koreans engaged in wartime forced labor to remain at a local public park, citing political remarks made by the group responsible for its construction. The monument was built...
© Japan Times
Gunma disapproves of monument for Korean forced labor
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:51:15 +0200
The Gunma Prefectural Government said Tuesday it will not to allow a memorial to Koreans engaged in wartime forced labor to remain at a local public park, citing political remarks made by the group responsible for its construction. The monument was built...
© Japan Times
‘Entertain Us’ to highlight dark side of Korean entertainment industry
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:38:27 +0200
 Mnet’s upcoming series “Entertain Us” will highlight the hidden side of the Korean entertainment business by mixing rea
© The Korea Herald
‘Entertain Us’ to highlight dark side of Korean entertainment industry
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:38:27 +0200
 Mnet’s upcoming series “Entertain Us” will highlight the hidden side of the Korean entertainment business by mixing rea
© The Korea Herald
IFC may blacklist Korean builders over collusion
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:50:17 +0200
The International Finance Corporation, a private lending arm of the World Bank Group, may blacklist a number of Korean c
© The Korea Herald
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