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North Korea denounces South Korea-US joint naval drill

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12:38

North Korea has denounced South Korea and US for their joint naval drill in the southern waters off the Korean Peninsula, an official said Saturday.

S Korea agrees talks with North on Asiad arrangements

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:53

South Korea on Friday agreed to hold working talks with North Korea on Pyongyang`s decision to send a delegation of athletes and cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon.

North Korea`s Kim issues warning at live rocket firing drill

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 07:39

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has warned the reclusive communist country could become "a bargaining chip for the strong" in a statement at a tactical rocket firing drill.

North Korea fires two missiles: Seoul

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 05:43

North Korea on Wednesday fired two suspected short-range missiles off its eastern coast in the latest in a series of missile tests, South Korea said.

Angry tears as wrenching video shown at South Korea ferry trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:40

Relatives of the victims of South Korea`s ferry disaster wept in court Tuesday as prosecutors played wrenching cellphone video footage from inside the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain and crew.

South Korea dancer jailed for contacting North spy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:37

A South Korean court today sentenced the head of a traditional dance troupe to four years in prison after he was convicted of passing information to a North Korean spy.

S. Korea dancer jailed for contacting North spy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 11:33

A South Korean court on Tuesday sentenced the head of a traditional dance troupe to four years in prison after he was convicted of passing information to a North Korean spy.

Relatives weep and jeer at S. Korea ferry disaster trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 10:07

Relatives of the victims of South Korea`s ferry disaster wept amid angry scenes in court Tuesday as prosecutors played video footage of the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain and crew. <br><br> The video, taken from coastguard boats and helicopters, showed the last moments of the 6,825-tonne Sewol ferry as it listed and then capsized on April 16 with the loss of around 300 lives.

North Korea to send cheerleaders to South

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:01

North Korea today said it would send a cheerleading squad to the coming Asian Games in South Korea, as it issued a fresh call for improved ties with Seoul following a series of missile tests.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un directs island assault drill: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 09:07

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un warned the South would "regret bitterly" any incursion of their disputed sea border as he directed a large-scale mock assault on an island, state media said on Saturday.

Rousing welcome to Algerian soccer team back home

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:50

The Algerian soccer team received a "hero`s welcome" upon their arrival at the Houari Boumediene International Airport here, following their impressive performance in the World Cup in Brazil.

China`s Xi invites S Korea joint effort on Japan`s wartime past

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 14:28

China and South Korea share a common past and concern related to Japan`s colonialism and invasion in the early 20th century and must work together to establish a correct view on history, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday.