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North Korea says it tested new weapons system to improve 'tactical nukes'

North Korea tested a new guided weapons system to improve the country's "tactical nukes," state media said on Sunday. "The new-type tactical guided weapon... is of great significan...

Seoul says no decision on U.S. drills, but exercises should not create N.Korea tension

SEOUL, Aug 2 (Reuters) - South Korea said on Monday no decision has yet been made on its joint military exercises with the United States but they should not create tension, after North Korea warned th...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 3 The Los Angeles Times on pushing Congress to enact sensible gun reform measures: ...

Joe Biden seeks a reset in US-South Korea relations amid North Korea challenges

Following the election of Joe Biden, South Korea looks like it is eager to leave behind the "America first" motto of outgoing President Donald Trump, along with Trump's brinksmanship in ...

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...

SKorea's Moon could seek exemption of UN sanctions on NKorea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that he could push for exemptions of U.N. sanctions placed on North Korea as a way to achieve an expansion of inter-Korean tie...

Ups and downs in Trump-Kim nuclear diplomacy

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s threat to show the world a new strategic weapon and possibly resume long-range missile tests is another dramatic turn in his high-stakes summitry with President Donal...

Time running out on North Korea’s deadline to US on nukes

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump have signaled their affection for each other so regularly it might be easy to miss rising fears that the head-s...

From focus to forgotten: Why is N. Korea not a focus at UN?

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two years ago, Donald Trump used the spotlight of the annual U.N. conclave of world leaders to insult North Korea's leader ("Rocket Man") and threaten his nation with annihilatio...

Seoul: US-N Korea nuke talks will likely resume in 2-3 weeks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's spy agency says nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea will likely resume within two to three weeks. The National Inte...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 11 The Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News & Observer on how a congressional election in ...

US, South Korea prepare military drills despite North’s ire

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and the United States are preparing to hold their annual joint military exercises despite warnings from North Korea that the drills could derail fragile nuc...

South Korea's Moon calls Trump-Kim summit end of hostility

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president calls a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual hostility between the countries. President Moon Jae-in...

Seoul: US, N Korea in talks to set up 3rd Trump-Kim summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean and U.S. officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the fate...

Pompeo says US ready right now to resume talks with NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday the U.S. was prepared to resume talks with North Korea "at a moment's notice" if the North signaled it wanted discussions about denucleariz...