Recent News Headlines : Seoul - South Korea

U.S. SEEKS TO FORCE NORTH KOREA BACK TO NUCLEAR TALKS AS IT EYES DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION


Pentagon officials have stressed to Trump that there are no easy options for military intervention in North Korea... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 0

A KOREAN WAR COULD CUT PIPELINE OF VITAL TECHNOLOGIES TO THE WORLD


Because Daewoo and Hyundai build warships and submarines for the South Korean military, their shipyards would likely be among the first targets of North Korean missiles... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 20

US COMMANDER NOT CONFIDENT NORTH KOREA WILL REFRAIN FROM NUCLEAR ASSAULT


The US military is considering shooting down a North Korean missile test in an escalation against Pyongyang that would fall short of war... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 603

S KOREAN MILITARY ACCUSED OF TARGETING GAY SOLDIERS


Our military remains stuck in a barbarian and medieval culture, said Lim Tae-hoon, director of the Military Human Rights Center... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 167

U.S. UPS KOREAN DEFENSES, TOP ADMIRAL SAYS FORCES ARE CAPABLE


And America's Pacific commander said any North Korean missile fired at U.S. forces would be destroyed... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 23

DONALD TRUMP STRIKE ON NORTH KOREA WOULD HAVE 'CATACLYSMIC CONSEQUENCES,' FORMER AMBASSADOR WARNS


US missile strike on North Korea 'would have cataclysmic consequences,' warns former ambassador to China... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 1614

ABE, TRUMP RECONFIRM COMMITMENT ON NORTH KOREA


Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a 30-minute teleconference to discuss the North Korean situation... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 340

US INSTALLS MISSILE DEFENCE SYSTEM IN S KOREA


The Thaad system is designed to protect against threats from North Korea... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 409

US MOVES MISSILE DEFENCE TO SOUTH KOREA SITE AMID TENSIONS WITH NORTH


The US and South Korea in 2016 agreed to deploy the terminal high-altitude area defence system to counter the threat of missile launches by North Korea... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 331

PART OF THAAD ELEMENTS DEPLOYED IN SOUTH KOREA


Seoul and Washington agreed in July last year to deploy one THAAD battery by the end of this year... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 0

U.S. MILITARY STARTS INSTALLING CONTROVERSIAL ANTI-MISSILE BATTERY IN SOUTH KOREA


To some extent, the acceleration of THAAD deployment has 'worked,' limiting the next South Korean leader's room for maneuver, Delury said... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 1366

US ASSEMBLES MISSILE DEFENSE IN SOUTH KOREA AMID STREET PROTESTS


The United States and South Korea agreed to deploy the THAAD, in response to the threat of missile launches by North Korea... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 271

CHINA ISSUES CHILLING WARNING TO NORTH KOREA


South Korea's envoy for North Korea, Kim Hong-kyun, said he and his Japanese and American counterparts have agreed to maximise pressure to prevent further provocations... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 4837

AMID DRILL DPRK EVENT PASSES WITH NO HOSTILITIES


On Friday, the Security Council will have a special ministerial meeting on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 3108

NORTH KOREA STAGES LONG-RANGE ARTILLERY DRILLS


We are closely watching the North Korean military's movements around Wonsan while maintaining a firm preparedness, the South Korean military said in a statement... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 4135

JAPAN WARNS CITIZENS THEY MIGHT HAVE ONLY 10 MINUTES TO PREPARE FOR A NORTH KOREAN MISSILE


In 1998, North Korea fired a Taepodong-1 missile -- ostensibly for launching a satellite -- over Japan and into its economic zone on the Pacific Ocean side... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 15500

NORTH KOREA MARKS MILITARY ANNIVERSARY WITH MASSIVE ARTILLERY DRILL


But the South Korean Navy called the vessel's visit routine, adding it would not take part in any joint exercises... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 107

STOCKS, EURO SURGE AS FRANCE'S MACRON FAVOURED FOR PRESIDENTIAL WIN


Hong Kong closed 0.4 percent higher but Shanghai sank 1.4 percent, extending a recent sell-off fuelled by profit-taking, liquidity concerns and regulatory plans... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 0

EURO SURGES AS FRANCE'S MACRON SET FOR PRESIDENTIAL WIN


In early European trade Paris surged 4.1 percent, London jumped 1.4 percent and Frankfurt gained 0.2 percent... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 0

NORTH KOREA DETAINS U.S. CITIZEN; AT LEAST 3RD AMERICAN BEING HELD


According to South Korea and Japan's officials, North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile off its east coast early Aug 3, 2016... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 22691

THIS IS WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF TRUMP WENT TO WAR WITH NORTH KOREA


Joseph Yun, the US' special representative for North Korea policy, will be in Tokyo on the day for meetings with Japanese and South Korean representatives... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 1445

NORTH KOREA DETAINS U.S. CITIZEN, REPORTS SAY


In 2015, a South Korea-born Canadian pastor was sentenced there to hard labor for life on charges of plotting to overthrow the North Korean leadership... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 1465

CHANCES OF IMMINENT WAR WITH NORTH KOREA 'WILDLY OVERBLOWN,' U.S. EXPERTS SAY


U.S. military options are limited by the presence of North Korean artillery within range of more than 20 million South Koreans in and around Seoul... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 352

NORTH KOREANS GO BACK TO WORK AT NUCLEAR SITE


Volleyball Over, North Koreans Go Back to Work at Nuclear Site, Analysts Say... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 575

SOUTH KOREANS OUTRAGED AFTER TRUMP SAYS XI TOLD HIM PENINSULA ONCE WAS PART OF CHINA


Buffeted by the currents of diplomacy, South Korea is sometimes described as a shrimp between two whales, and U.S. President Donald Trump has touched ner... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 19

NORTH KOREA BORDER TROOP MOVEMENTS 'OUR BUSINESS'


But the Russian military has said these were normal manoeuvres unconnected to the North Korean situation... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 281

TWENTY-FIVE MILLION REASONS THE U.S. HASN'T STRUCK NORTH KOREA


Twenty-five million reasons the U.S. hasn't struck North Korea... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 6815

SOUTH KOREA PRESIDENT HOPEFUL DENIES DATE RAPE CONSPIRACY


SEOUL - South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo on Friday denied his own autobiographical confession of complicity in an attempted date rape, as voter outrage mounted... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 0

TRUMP MULLS MILITARY OPTIONS FOR NORTH KOREA. THEY'RE ALL GRIM.


North Korea will need until at least 2020 to develop a nuclear weapon with that reach, according to John Schilling, a satellite specialist with the Aerospace Corp... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 26

CHINESE BOMBERS 'ON HIGH ALERT' AMID NORTH KOREA TENSIONS,A AS THE REGION'S MILITARIES AMASS


A Earlier reports in South Korean media that China had sent 150,000 troops to its border with North Korea were dismissed by Beijing last week... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 817

Trending News Headlines : Seoul

NORTH KOREA'S MISSILE LAUNCH: WHAT WE KNOW


A ballistic missile is displayed in Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 29953

NORTH KOREAN CRISIS AVERTED, BUT TENSIONS REMAIN DANGEROUSLY HIGH


North Korea's failed missile launch did not provoke a U.S. response but both countries are preparing for military confrontation... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 27160

NORTH KOREAN MEDIUM-RANGE MISSILE TEST FAILS, U.S. SAYS


A ballistic missile is displayed in Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 27126

PENCE LANDS IN SOUTH KOREA AFTER NORTH'S FAILED MISSILE LAUNCH


According to South Korea and Japan's officials, North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile off its east coast early Aug 3, 2016... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 25313

CHINA WARNS OF STORM CLOUDS ON KOREAN PENINSULA


The Chinese made much of their announcement two months ago that they were suspending coal imports from North Korea... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 23183

NORTH KOREAN MISSILE TEST FAILS, US AND SOUTH KOREA SAY


An attempted missile launch by North Korea on Sunday failed, US and South Korean defense officials told CNN... READ MORE

18th April, 2017 22666

NORTH KOREA SAYS SYRIA AIRSTRIKES PROVE ITS NUKES JUSTIFIED


North Korea has vowed to bolster its defenses to protect itself against airstrikes like the ones President Donald Trump ordered against an air base in Syria... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 20701

N KOREA MISSILE LAUNCH FAILS DAY AFTER MILITARY PARADE


The US Pacific Command later confirmed the failed test, adding that it had detected and tracked what it believed to be a North Korean ballistic missile... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 19543

KOREAN PENINSULA SITUATION IS IN 'VICIOUS CYCLE,' SAYS NORTH KOREA VICE MINISTER HAN SONG RYOL


Mass dances are usually held to mark important dates and national holidays in the North Korean capital... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 19257

NORTH KOREA BLAMES TRUMP AND HIS 'AGGRESSIVE' TWEETS FOR TENSIONS


North Korea could react to Trump's tougher rhetoric with new provocations of its own... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 15785

NORTH KOREA BLAMES DONALD TRUMP'S 'AGGRESSION' AMID NUCLEAR TEST CRISIS


North Korea ended broadcasts of encrypted numbers after tensions with South Korea eased following a historic inter-Korea summit in 2000... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 12611

NORTH KOREA SHOWS OFF LONG-RANGE MISSILES IN MILITARY PARADE


The Pukguksong-2, an intermediate-range ballistic missile that the North tested in February, uses solid-fuel technology... READ MORE

15th April, 2017 12321

SOUTH KOREANS FEEL CHEATED AFTER U.S. CARRIER MISCUE


Kim Ky-baek, who runs the nationalist South Korean website Minjokcorea, expressed fear that the Carl Vinson episode would damage Mr. Trump's credibility among South Koreans... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 6617

CHINA WARNS AGAINST WAR AMID NORTH KOREA'S PARADE OF MILITARY MIGHT


Chinese experts said they see little immediate possibility of hostilities breaking out, but warned that Beijing will respond harshly to any further North Korean nuclear tests... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 6578

KIM JONG UN SHOWS OFF NORTH KOREA MISSILES AS WORLD ON EDGE


North Korea is ready for a nuclear or full-scale war if the U.S. wants it, he added... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 6570

WITH BOTH THE U.S. AND NORTH KOREA SABER RATTLING, IS CONFLICT IMMINENT?


With both the U.S. and North Korea saber rattling, is conflict imminent?... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 6501

WHITE HOUSE WARNS NORTH KOREA NOT TO TEST U.S. RESOLVE, OFFERING SYRIA AND AFGHANISTAN STRIKES AS EXAMPLES


Vice President Pence's comments in South Korea fueled speculation that the White House is considering military action... READ MORE

18th April, 2017 5949

CHINA: MILITARY FORCE WON'T HALT NORTH KOREA THREAT


As soon as North Korea complies with China's declared advice and suspends nuclear activities ..... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 5833

NORTH KOREA ATTEMPTS, BUT FAILS, TO LAUNCH MISSILE


North Korea attempted to launch a missile on Sunday near Sinpo, on its east coast, but it is believed to have failed, South Korea's military said... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 4890

CHINA WARNS OF WAR RISK AS TRUMP RATTLES SABER AT NORTH KOREA


He'll arrive in Seoul on Easter Sunday, a day after North Korea's biggest holiday... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 4738

TRUMP LINKS TRADE TO CHINAS HELP ON NORTH KOREA


Trump Says China Will Get Better Trade Deal if It Solves a??North Korean Problema??... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 3520

NORTH KOREA CLAIMS IT COULD WIPE OUT MANHATTAN WITH A HYDROGEN BOMB


North Korea's making a lot of threats these days... READ MORE

13th March, 2016 3313

ATTACKING NORTH KOREA? SURELY TRUMP COULDN'T BE THAT FOOLISH


North Korea's capacity to attack South Korea has helped preserve a balance of deterrence on the Korean Peninsula since the Korean War armistice in 1953... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 2802

SYRIA STRIKE DESIGNED TO INTIMIDATE NORTH KOREA, CHINESE STATE NEWSPAPER SAYS


The state-run Global Times said a US strike against North Korea would unleash carnage on the Korean peninsula... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 2794

MIKE PENCE WARNS NORTH KOREA 'ALL OPTIONS ON THE TABLE'


Speaking on Sunday before a handful of the 28,500 US military personnel stationed in South Korea, Pence denounced the latest North Korea test as a provocation ... READ MORE

17th April, 2017 2780

N. KOREA DIDN'T TEST A NUCLEAR WEAPON, BUT IT DID TRY TO LAUNCH ANOTHER MISSILE


North Korea fired a land-based version of its medium-range, submarine-launched ballistic missile from the same area earlier this month... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 2588

FOCUS OF TALKS WITH WASHINGTON RESPECT TIES KOREA


In the conversation, they referred to the first official meeting between President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump on April 6 and 7 in Florida... READ MORE

17th April, 2017 2010

PENCE WARNS NORTH KOREA BUT HE ALSO DOESNT RULE OUT TALKS


Pence Warns North Korea, but He Also Doesnt Rule Out Talks... READ MORE

17th April, 2017 1998

'TRUMP IS ALWAYS MAKING PROVOCATIONS WITH HIS AGGRESSIVE WORDS,' SAID NORTH KOREAN MINISTER


'trump is always making provocations with his aggressive words,' said north korean minister... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 1929

MIKE PENCE FIRES A FRESH WARNING TO NORTH KOREA


Seoul, the South Korean capital, is within easy range of North Korean long-range artillery... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 1812


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