North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea is denouncing the United States as "a gangster country" for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is calling on U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take ...

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South

North Korea appeared to have fired two short-range missiles, South Korea's military said on Thursday. The South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the two missiles were fired fr...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

South Korean violinist Won Hyung Joon and North Korean soprano Kim Song Mi held a rare joint performance between artists from the rival countries. The concert in Shanghai was the first both Won and Ki...

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks on North

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to South Korea in June for talks on the North Korean nuclear program, three months after a failed summit with North Korea's leader in Vietnam. ...

Arms control a top issue at Russia-US talks Tuesday in Sochi

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's first trip to Russia is scheduled to start Tuesday in the Black Sea coastal city of Sochi, where he and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are s...

North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports an "unlawful robbery" and demanded the ship to be immedia...

Arms control a top issue at Russia-US talks Tuesday in Sochi

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's first trip to Russia is scheduled to start Tuesday in Black Sea coastal city of Sochi, where he and Russian Foreign Minister are sitting down for ta...

North and South Korean musicians perform together in China

SHANGHAI (AP) — A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music. Sunday'...

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South

North Korea appeared to have fired two short-range missiles, South Korea's military said on Thursday. The South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the two missiles were fired fr...

SKorean military: NKorea's latest launches were missiles

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korean militaries evaluated the two projectiles North Korea flew Thursday as short-range missiles, a South Korean military official said Friday, a day afte...

Kim Jong Un says US acted 'in bad faith' at Vietnam talks

Peace on the Korean Peninsula "will entirely depend on the US future attitude," Kim Jong Un was quoted as saying by North Korea's official news agency KCNA on Friday. The North Korean d...

Why Russia, Iran seek deeper ties with North Korea

Earlier this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, welcoming him with a lavish reception in the East Russian city of Vladivostok. The picture was at odds with ...

Kim tells troops to be alert after overseeing N. Korea missile drills

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-rang...

North Korea: Kim Jong Un satisfied over weapons test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressed great satisfaction over new weapons testing, state media reported on Sunday. Footage showed him observing launches of long-range multiple rocket launchers an...

The Latest: South Korea's Moon says he's grateful to Akihito

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Emperor Akihito's abdication (all times local): 3:15 p.m. South Korea says President Moon Jae-in has sent a letter to outgoing Japanese E...