Category Archives: SEOUL, South Korea

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya

Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya. Continue reading

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North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US

North Korea has called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports an “unlawful robbery” and demanded the ship to be immediately returned. Continue reading

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The Latest: Japan says no threat from N. Korea projectile

The Latest on North Korea test firing at least one projectile off its western coast (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Continue reading

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South Korea: North Korea fires an unidentified projectile

South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile from its western area. Continue reading

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NKorea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul

North Korea has described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches. Continue reading

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SKorea says NKorea tested ‘new tactical guided weapon.

South Korea’s military says North Korea fired a “new tactical guided weapon” during live-fire drills on Saturday, but did not confirm whether it was a ballistic missile. Continue reading

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The Latest: South: NKorea fires several short-range missiles

The Latest on North Korea test firing short-range missiles (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Continue reading

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North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile

The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has fired an unidentified short-range missile from its eastern coast. Continue reading

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Seoul lawmaker: Top Kim adviser in North removed from post

A South Korean lawmaker says that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s most trusted policy adviser apparently has been removed from one of his posts. Continue reading

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North Korea’s Kim arrives in Russia before summit with Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia on Wednesday morning for his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok. Continue reading

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South Korea considering sending special envoy to North Korea

South Korea says it is considering dispatching a special envoy to North Korea in an apparent effort to revive stalled nuclear talks. Continue reading

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S. Korea starts search for war remains, separate from North

South Korea’s military is separately searching for Korean War remains at the heavily armed inter-Korean border after North Korea ignored its calls to carry out a previously planned joint search. Continue reading

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