N Korea's Kim boasts of his nukes amid stalled talks with US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said his country’s hard-won nuclear weapons were a solid security guarantee and a “reliable, effective” deterrent that could prevent a second K...

Pompeo downplays possibility of summit with North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo downplayed the possibility of another summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before the U.S. presidenti...

North Korea's Kim Jong Un 'suspends' military action plans against South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has decided to suspend military action plans against South Korea, state news agency KCNA reported on Wednesday. The decision was made during a meeting of the ruling pa...

Korean War anniversary: Are North and South close to another military confrontation?

Seventy years ago on June 24, North Korean tanks, mobile artillery and infantry units massed just beyond the lightly defended frontier that separated communist North from capitalist South. The war tha...

US envoy, after Seoul visit, reassures Japan of alliance

TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. envoy reassured top Japanese officials Friday of the importance of their alliance in dealing with regional security threats, just as the North Korean leader's sister expressed low ...

North Korean leader's sister says Kim-Trump summit unlikely

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday she doesn’t expect her brother to meet President Donald Trump this year, saying there’s no reason for the N...

North: Kim suspended action against South for Korean impasse

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday its leader, Kim Jong Un, suspended planned military retaliation against South Korea in an apparent slowing of a pressure campaign it has waged agai...

AP Analysis: North Korea gambling with latest standoff

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Only two years ago the leaders of North and South Korea shared drinks, laughs and vows for peace during three highly orchestrated summits that lowered fears of war that had r...

North Korea says it’s sending soldiers to joint border sites

North Korea said Wednesday (June 17) that it will send soldiers to now-shuttered inter-Korean cooperation sites in its territory and reinstall guard posts and resume military exercises at front-line a...

N Korea's military to reenter inter-Korea cooperation sites

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday it will redeploy troops to now-shuttered inter-Korean cooperation sites, reinstall guard posts and resume military exercises at front-line areas, n...

Seoul: North Korea blew up liaison office as tensions rise

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says that North Korea has exploded an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the tense Korean border. Seoul’s Unification Ministry says...

NKorea's military threatens to reenter demilitarized areas

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s military on Tuesday threatened to move back into zones that were demilitarized under inter-Korean peace agreements as the country continued to dial up pressure ...

S Korea urges North to uphold deals amid rising animosities

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Sunday convened an emergency security meeting and urged North Korea to uphold reconciliation agreements, hours after the North threatened to demolish a liaison...

Kim Jong Un’s sister threatens S. Korea with military action

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened military action against South Korea as she bashed Seoul on Saturday over declining bilateral relations...

N. Korea says it will cut communication channels with South

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Tuesday it will cut off all communication channels with South Korea as it escalates its pressure on the South for failing to stop activists from floati...