Esper says S Korea wealthy enough to pay more for US troops

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says South Korea is wealthy enough to pay a bigger share of the cost of having U.S. troops on its soil. He was asked at a ...

N. Korea calls Biden a ‘rabid dog’ for insulting its dignity

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea called former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden a “rabid dog” that “must be beaten to death with a stick” in its latest swipe against foreign and political leaders it...

North Korea says it issued ultimatum to South over resort

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it has issued an ultimatum to South Korea that it will tear down South Korean-made hotels and other facilities at the North’s Diamond Mountain resort if the ...

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NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says the United States has proposed a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December as they approach an end-of-year deadline set by North Korean leader K...

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Germany, France, UK, condemn North Korean missile launches

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Germany, France and Britain are strongly condemning the dozen sets of ballistic missile launches by North Korea since May and are urging Pyongyang to engage in “meaningful negoti...

Esper: US could alter military drills to boost NKorea talks

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he is open to altering American military activities in South Korea if it would help advance a diplomatic deal with North Korea....

North Korea issues warning over US-South Korea drills

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's supreme decision-making body has lashed out at planned U.S.-South Korean military drills and warned that the United States will face a "bigger threat and harsh ...

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Pentagon chief tries to keep Asia in focus with second trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely four months into his tenure, Defense Secretary Mark Esper is making his second trek across the Pacific. And yet it is the Middle East - most recently a near-war with Iran and ...

Son reports for World Cup duty for South Korea in fine form

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It has been a roller-coaster month so far for Son Heung-min but the Tottenham Hotspur forward reports for World Cup qualification duty against Lebanon in good form as South K...

Japan, US say 3-way ties with S. Korea are key to security

TOKYO (AP) — The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, has agreed with Japanese officials that three-way cooperation with South Korea is key to regional security and that an in...