Recent News Headlines : North Korean

BAN KI-MOON WEIGHS IN ON A HISTORIC HANDSHAKE BETWEEN THE KOREAS AND TRUMP'S 'NUCLEAR BUTTON'


A bomb planted by North Korean agents detonated on an passenger plane to Seoul, killing all 115 people on board... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 92

NORTH KOREA IS ALREADY USING THE OLYMPICS FOR PROPAGANDA


North korea holds military parade on eve of olympics... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 83

SOUTH KOREA: CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM AFTER NORTH'S VISIT


'Longing for reunification' On the last day, President Moon bade farewell to the North Korean delegation at a North Korean art troupe's music concert in Seoul... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1808

CHRONICLER OF INTER-KOREAN ICE HOCKEY ADVENTURE HAS MIXED EMOTIONS


On January 25, 12 North Korean players arrived in the South to join the 23-member South Korean team... READ MORE

11th February, 2018 255

NORTH AND SOUTH KOREAN CHEERLEADERS IN CULTURE CLASH


Winter Olympics North and South Korean cheerleaders in culture clash... READ MORE

11th February, 2018 22

KIM JONG UN INVITES SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT MOON JAE-IN TO PYONGYANG


U.S. President Donald Trump and the North Korean leadership traded insults as tensions rose... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 1576

CANADA'S SARAH MURRAY LEADS UNIFIED KOREAN HOCKEY TEAM INTO THE UNKNOWN


Murray had little time to integrate 15 North Korean players with South Korean members of the team... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 1190

SOUTH KOREA'S LEADER INVITED TO NORTH KOREA


South Korean television showed its smiling president entering a reception room Saturday and shaking hands with the North Koreans... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 16

FORCE VS FINESSE: NORTH, SOUTH KOREA TRADE TAEKWONDO


And Ri, the North Korean taekwondo leader, insists that sport truly breaks barriers... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 697

KIM JONG UN INVITES SOUTH'S MOON JAE-IN TO PYONGYANG, COULD BE FIRST MEETING IN MORE THAN 10 YEARS


Pence said the United States and South Korea were closely aligned in their approach to dealing with North Korea... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 149

NORTH KOREAN LEADER KIM JONG UN INVITES SOUTH'S MOON JAE-IN TO PYONGYANG FOR SUMMIT


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited the South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a summit in Pyongyang, Seoul said Saturday. The invitation, delivere... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 120

SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT HOSTS LUNCH FOR KIM JONG UN'S SISTER


The North Korean delegates later Saturday may attend the debut of the first-ever inter-Korean Olympic team at the women's ice hockey tournament in Gangneung... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 4

SOUTH KOREA SAYS KIM JONG-UN HAS EXTENDED INVITATION FOR SUMMIT IN NORTH KOREA


South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a summit meeting in the North... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 591

KIM JONG UN'S SISTER SHAKES HANDS WITH SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT MOON JAE-IN AT WINTER GAMES' OPENING SHOW


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, attended the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea on Friday, a... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 24

'NORTH KOREA GOT WHAT IT WANTED'


However, on Thursday a 137-member North Korean orchestra played songs from both the North and the South in the coastal city of Gangneung... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 123

FEAR, SURVEILLANCE, VETTING: HOW NORTH KOREA IS GUARDING AGAINST OLYMPIC DEFECTIONS


, descriptionText South Korea says the vessel transferred oil to a North Korean ship, violating UN sanctions... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 4097

LET THE GAMES BEGIN! ASIA'S THIRD WINTER OLYMPIAD KICKS OFF


Conservatives protest North Korean participation in the Olympic Games on roads leading to the venue in Daegwallyeong on Feb. 9, 2018... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 31

22 NORTH KOREAN ATHLETES ARE TO COMPETE AT PYEONGCHANG


The sister of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un' has met South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, for a luncheon in Seoul after attending the Winter... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 15

KIM JONG-UN'S SISTER ARRIVES IN SOUTH KOREA, MAKING HISTORY


North Korean dictator's sister arrives in South Korea for historic visit... READ MORE

9th February, 2018 96

ANTICIPATION HIGH AS 'PEACE OLYMPICS' KICKS OFF IN SOUTH KOREA


A small group of elderly people in the center of Daegwallyeong were draped in the iconic yin-and-yang branded Taekgukki - the South Korean flag... READ MORE

9th February, 2018 142

KOREAS UNITE FOR OLYMPICS, WHILE WASHINGTON BANGS DRUMS OF WAR


The North Korean delegation has said it has no intention of meeting with its US counterparts in South Korea - and with good reason... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 16

AS KIM JONG-UN STAGES A PURGE WITHIN HIS 'UNRULY' MILITARY, COULD THE NORTH KOREAN LEADER FACE A COUP THREAT?


As sanctions feed public disillusionment and Kim Jong-un battles a growing resentment within the military, cracks may be appearing in the North Korean leader's footing... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 47

GEOPOLITICS THE OTHER RACE AT PYEONGCHANG OLYMPICS


Mr Guterres said talks between North Korea and the United States is absolutely necessary, South Korean media reported... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 29

NORTH KOREA STAGES MILITARY PARADE AHEAD OF OLYMPIC GAMES


North Koreans turned out on Monday to mark the 101st birthday of Kim Il Sung... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 144

SOUTH KOREA SAYS CAN DISCUSS RESUMING TOURISM TO THE NORTH WHEN NUCLEA


South Korean tours to the Mt Kumgang resort were closed after a South Korean tourist was shot by a North Korean guard there in 2008... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 4

RUSSIA SENDS NORTH KOREAN 'SLAVE' LABOURERS HOME


Russia has begun sending home thousands of North Korean labourers who have worked in ldquo slave-like rdquo conditions to fund Kim Jong-un's regime... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 105

PENCE HEADS TO OLYMPICS LEAVING OPEN CHANCE OF TALKS WITH NORTH KOREA


Hundreds of North Korean officials, athletes, cheerleaders and artistic performers are also expected... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 321

A TALE OF A COLD WAR BOONDOGGLE


The South's Olympics were a major challenge to the North Korean government's legitimacy... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 502

N. KOREAN HACKERS COULD BE BEHIND $530M VIRTUAL THEFT


Local media earlier on Tuesday reported the spy agency told the intelligence committee North Korean hackers had probably hacked into the Tokyo-based exchange... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 21

PENCE LEAVES FOR ASIA WITH STERN MESSAGE ON NORTH KOREA


Despite an optimistic tone by South Korea's Blue House, which noted North Korea's resolve to improve relations on the peninsula, White House officials are not convinced... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 512

Trending News Headlines : North Korean

EXCLUSIVE: RUSSIAN TANKERS FUELED NORTH KOREA VIA TRANSFERS AT SEA - S


The security sources said the Russian-flagged tanker Vityaz was one vessel that had transferred fuel to North Korean vessels... READ MORE

30th December, 2017 16138

NORTH KOREA CRASHED MISSILE INTO ITS OWN CITY DURING FAILED TEST


North Korea's aggressive missile testing ratcheted up tensions between Pyongyang and Washington... READ MORE

4th January, 2018 7945

2 KOREAS TO FORM 1ST JOINT OLYMPIC TEAM, MARCH TOGETHER IN OPENING CEREMONY


South Korean media have predicted only up to 10 North Korean athletes will end up being covered by an additional quota from the IOC... READ MORE

17th January, 2018 6644

NORTH KOREA'S 'GIFT' TO SOUTH KOREA


The demonstrators demanded the reopening of the inter-Korean industrial zone in Kaesong, which married North Korean labor with South Korean capital... READ MORE

9th January, 2018 4233

FOR NORTH KOREAN SOLDIER'S RECOVERY, SOUTH KOREANS ARE PINNING THEIR HOPES ON THIS DOCTOR


The incredible tale of a North Korean soldier's escape across the demilitarized zone last week is no exception... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 4063

WHAT THE PARASITES IN A DEFECTOR'S STOMACH TELL US ABOUT NORTH KOREA


According to the New York Times, many North Korean defectors to the South have shown up infected with parasites... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 3865

NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR HAD 27CM PARASITIC WORM IN HIS STOMACH


About one in four North Korean children grow to be shorter than their South Korean counterparts, according to the World Food Programme... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 3185

GHOSTLY BOATS CARRY NORTH KOREAN CREWS DEAD AND ALIVE TO JAPAN


Those doubts were fanned last month when Japan's Coast Guard discovered a North Korean boat anchored near an island off Hokkaido... READ MORE

8th December, 2017 3163

DRAMATIC VIDEO SHOWS NORTH KOREAN SOLDIER'S ESCAPE TO FREEDOM ACROSS BORDER AS BULLETS FLY


The footage also revealed that one of the North Korean soldiers chasing the defector crossed the border, the U.N... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 2798

A NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR IS SPURNED FOR DECADES BY SOUTH KOREA


ANSAN, South Korea -- Few North Koreans have sought South Korean citizenship as long and as doggedly as Kim Seok-cheol... READ MORE

9th December, 2017 2169

DRAMATIC VIDEO SHOWS NORTH KOREAN SOLDIER MAKING A RUN FOR FREEDOM


Four other North Korean soldiers are seen running toward him and stopping to shoot at him... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 1992

NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR: WHAT WE'VE LEARNED FROM DRAMATIC FOOTAGE


Extraordinary footage of the recent defection of a North Korean soldier across the border to the South has been released... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 1953

NORTH KOREAN SOLDIER'S SURVIVAL IS 'TRULY A MIRACLE,' SAYS AMERICAN RESCUE CREW


The North Korean soldier is still in the hospital but -- after several surgeries -- is making a steady recovery... READ MORE

2nd December, 2017 1931

NORTH KOREAN HOCKEY PLAYERS CROSS INTO SOUTH FOR 1ST JOINT OLYMPIC TEAM


North and South Korean players plan to practice separately for several days as Murray needs time to learn about the North Koreans... READ MORE

25th January, 2018 1899

NORTH KOREA VIOLATED TRUCE WHILE CHASING DEFECTOR UN SAYS


One of the North Korean chasers briefly crossed the borderline before turning back in a hurry, another violation of the Korean War armistice, the command said... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 1837

ANTHRAX ANTIBODIES IN DEFECTOR RAISES BIOWEAPONS FEAR


The Kim Jong Suk Silk Mill employs a workforce of 1,600 people, and is named after the grandmother of current North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un... READ MORE

27th December, 2017 1819

'NORTH KOREAN' MEN WASH UP ON JAPAN COAST


The Japanese Coast Guard last week saved three out of 12 North Korean fishermen after their boat capsized in high seas... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 1812

SHIP SEIZED AMID ROW OVER NORTH KOREA OIL


Officials said the Lighthouse Winmore had secretly transferred 600 tonnes of refined oil to a North Korean ship... READ MORE

29th December, 2017 1659

JAPAN DETECTS RADIO SIGNALS POINTING TO POSSIBLE NORTH KOREA MISSILE TEST


Japan detects radio signals pointing to possible North Korea missile test source... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 1579

WILL NORTH KOREA'S MISSILE SUBS SPUR NEW 'HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER'?


The North's ability to construct viable missile subs is at an early stage... READ MORE

10th December, 2017 1476

NORTH KOREA SACKS SOLDIERS, SOUTH KOREA AWARDS MEDALS AFTER DEFECTOR'S BORDER DASH


The North Korean defector was shot and wounded by his fellow soldiers as he dashed into the South Korean side of the Joint Security Area (JSA) last week... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 1426

NORTH KOREA REPLACES SOLDIERS, SOUTH KOREA AWARDS MEDALS AFTER DEFECTOR'S BORDER DASH


We're closely monitoring the North Korean military's movement in the JSA, a South Korean defense ministry official told reporters, without confirming the reduction in border guards... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 1223

NORTH KOREA DIGS DMZ TRENCH AFTER RECENT DEFECTION


Located in the village of Panmunjom, it's a popular tourist attraction for South Koreans... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 1183

SOUTH KOREA BROADCASTS NORTH KOREAN SOLDIER'S DARING ESCAPE ON LOUDSPEAKERS


South Korea is broadcasting news of a North Korean soldier's daring escape on loudspeakers to his former colleagues across the border, South Korean media reported... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 1058

NORTH KOREA REOPENS HOTLINE WITH SOUTH HOURS AFTER TRUMP BUTTON BOAST


The leader stressed that whether inter-Korean ties can be improved totally depends on North and South Korea, Ri said... READ MORE

4th January, 2018 1023

A 'GHOST SHIP' WASHED ASHORE IN JAPAN, AND CLUES POINT TO NORTH KOREANS


A 'ghost ship' washed ashore in Japan, and clues point to North Koreans... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 1012

NORTH KOREAN SOLDIER SHOT AS HE MAKES RARE DEFECTION ACROSS ONE OF WORLD'S MOST HEAVILY GUARDED BORDERS


The man has told South Korean police that he crossed the Civilian Control Line as he intended to enter North Korea for political purposes ... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 918

NORTH KOREAN 'GHOST SHIPS' REVEAL DESPERATION FOR FOOD AND FUNDS


They are expected to be sent back to North Korea via China... READ MORE

6th December, 2017 892

PRESUMED NORTH KOREAN GHOST SHIP WASHES ASHORE IN NORTHERN JAPAN


Nov 28 A North Korean fishing boat with 10 crew members was found drifting near an uninhabited island off Matsumae, Hokkaido... READ MORE

14th December, 2017 871

NORTH KOREA BOMBARDS SOUTH KOREA WITH PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS


North Koreans in Pyongyang typically mark Mother's Day with flowers and chocolates... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 819


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