South Korea to provide 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korea announced on Wednesday (June 19) that it is providing 50,000 tons of rice to drought-stricken North Korea via the World Food Program (WFP), for the first time ...

North Korean ambassador to Italy seeks asylum: reports

A South Korean lawmaker confirmed Thursday press reports that Jo Song Gil, North Korea's ambassador to Italy, has gone into hiding while stationed in Rome. "Acting ambassador Jo Song Gil'...

UN Security Council meeting sought over NKorea missile test

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The United States, Japan and South Korea have requested urgent diplomatic talks at the United Nations on Monday over North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch, with S...