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South Korea proposes high-level talks with North, after Kim Jong-Un's New Year olive branch

South Korea proposes high-level talks with North, after Kim Jong-Un's New Year olive branch

South Korean minister Cho Myoung-Gyon said Seoul is ready for talks "at any time and place in any form".

Jan 02, 2018, 11:16 AM IST
U.S. B-1B bombers to fly over Korean peninsula, Yonhap reports

U.S. B-1B bombers to fly over Korean peninsula, Yonhap reports

US B-1B Lancer bombers will fly over the Korean peninsula on Wednesday as part of a large-scale joint aerial drill being staged with South Korea this week, the South`s Yonhap news agency reported, citing an unidentified military source.

Dec 06, 2017, 06:59 AM IST
PV Sindhu progresses to quarters in Korea, Parupalli Kashyap loses

PV Sindhu progresses to quarters in Korea, Parupalli Kashyap loses

Olympic silver medallist Sindhu saw off Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol 22-20 21-17 to set up a clash with Japan's Minatsu Mitani, who was a bronze medallist at the 2014 World Championships and had also defeated Saina Nehwal in the finals to clinch the 2012 French Open.

Sep 14, 2017, 11:57 AM IST
North Korea warns of nuclear strike if provoked; Donald Trump ''armada'' steams on

North Korea warns of nuclear strike if provoked; Donald Trump ''armada'' steams on

Donald Trump said in a tweet that North Korea was "looking for trouble" and the United States would "solve the problem" with or without China`s help.
 

Apr 12, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
Kim Jong Nam's body set to leave Malaysia by plane: Reports

Kim Jong Nam's body set to leave Malaysia by plane: Reports

The body of Kim Jong Nam, half-brother to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the victim of a bizarre murder at Kuala Lumpur airport, is expected to leave by plane on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

North Korea ''close'' to testing long-range missiles

North Korea is in the final stages of preparing to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the country`s leader said on Sunday in the latest sign that Pyongyang will not abandon its nuclear and missile programmes.

Jan 01, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
China sees THAAD deployment as 'weather vane' under Donald Trump

China sees THAAD deployment as 'weather vane' under Donald Trump

Whether President-elect Donald Trump goes through with a deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea will be a key indicator to how political ties unfold with China, sources with ties to the leadership in Beijing said.

Nov 17, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

Four killed, over 40 injured after bus flips over in South Korea's Daejeon

At least four people were killed and more than 40 others injured after a packed tour bus rolled onto its side on a highway near South Korea`s central city of Daejeon, police said Sunday.

Nov 06, 2016, 11:28 AM IST
Asian Champions Trophy: Hockey India beat Korea to set up title clash against rivals Pakistan

Asian Champions Trophy: Hockey India beat Korea to set up title clash against rivals Pakistan

India had earlier defeated Pakistan 2-1 in the round-robin league stage of the tournament.

Oct 29, 2016, 20:47 PM IST
North Korea conducts another failed missile launch on Thursday

North Korea conducts another failed missile launch on Thursday

North Korea on Thursday conducted what appeared to be a failed test -- its second in a week -- of a powerful medium-range missile that experts warn could be deployed as early as next year.

Oct 20, 2016, 18:26 PM IST

US urges Iran to free activist serving lengthy prison term

The United States said on Friday it was "deeply troubled" that Iranian courts had upheld a 16-year prison term against journalist and human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, and it urged Tehran to release her on humanitarian grounds.

Oct 01, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing: UN

The death toll from severe flooding in a North Korean border region has risen to 133 with another 395 missing and tens of thousands left homeless, the UN said.

Sep 12, 2016, 10:08 AM IST
BIZARRE PUNISHMENT! Kim Jong-Un to make North Korean athletes, who could not win medals in Rio Olympics, work in coal mines?

BIZARRE PUNISHMENT! Kim Jong-Un to make North Korean athletes, who could not win medals in Rio Olympics, work in coal mines?

North Korea's 31 athletes, who participated in nine sports, won two gold medals, three silvers and two bronzes in Rio Olympics.

Aug 26, 2016, 13:55 PM IST

North Korea floats propaganda leaflets in river for 1st time

South Korea accused rival North Korea of floating propaganda leaflets down a river in the first such incident.

Jul 27, 2016, 12:20 PM IST

China says South Korea damaged 'mutual trust'

China has blamed South Korea for damaging "mutual trust" with its planned deployment of an advanced US missile defence system in the face of Beijing's opposition.

Jul 25, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos

Top envoys from China and North Korea held talks on the sidelines of a regional summit in Laos as tensions run high on the Korean peninsula over Pyongyang`s nuclear programme.

Jul 25, 2016, 11:52 AM IST

Defector arrested in North Korea for plotting kidnappings with South - reports

A North Korean defector who had lived in South Korea has been arrested in the North for conspiring with Seoul`s spy agency to kidnap North Korean children, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) and Japan`s Kyodo news agencies reported on Friday from Pyongyang.

Jul 15, 2016, 15:22 PM IST
Coast Guards of India, Korea hold joint exercises

Coast Guards of India, Korea hold joint exercises

Many officials witnessed the exercise, titled 'SAHYOG-HYEOBLYEOG-2016,' held off Chennai.

Jun 10, 2016, 18:16 PM IST
North Korea nuke test possibility concerns South Korea

North Korea nuke test possibility concerns South Korea

Delivering a lecture in Seoul, South Korea's Unification Minister Hong Yong-Pyo has flagged his government`s concern over North Korea going ahead with another nuclear test.

May 18, 2016, 15:43 PM IST
Birds in remote Antarctica can recognise individual people

Birds in remote Antarctica can recognise individual people

 While it is only natural for birds living among people to learn to differentiate individual humans, researchers have found that skuas living in remote Antarctica too can recognise people who had previously accessed the nests to measure their eggs and nestlings.

Mar 26, 2016, 12:14 PM IST