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UN chief deplores North Korea`s missile launches

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:43

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon deplored the recent missile launches by North Korea, urging it to work towards building mutual trust with its neighbours.

South Korea offers North talks on family reunions

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 09:03

South Korea on Wednesday sent a formal request to North Korea calling for talks next week on holding further reunions for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.

Egypt: Sinai bus blast kills 3 South Korean tourists

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 21:08

At least three tourists, including two foreigners, were on Sunday killed and 27 wounded in an explosion on a tourist bus in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula, near the Israeli border.

China, US meet on Korean nuclear issue

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 18:45

Chinese and US diplomats for Korean peninsula affairs will exchange views on denuclearisation and resumption of the six-party talks, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Monday.

N Korea urges end to hostile military acts in letter to South

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 04:36

North Korea`s top military body urged an end to all hostilities Friday in an open letter to South Korea sent on the order of leader Kim Jong-Un.

North Korea warns of counter-attack on US warship

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 14:14

North Korea threatened to "bury in the sea" a US aircraft carrier, as it slammed a three-nation naval drill involving US, South Korean and Japanese warships.

`North Korea scientists mastering art of making nuclear arms`

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 12:41

North Korean scientists have learned to build crucial equipment for uranium-based nuclear bombs on their own, according to evidence gathered by two American experts.

North Korea postpones reunions of war divided families

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 12:06

North Korea on Saturday indefinitely postponed reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War scheduled to start Wednesday, an apparent setback after weeks of improving ties following springtime threats of war.

Early resumption of nuke talks on Korean Peninsula urged

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 17:37

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged all parties relevant to the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula to resume talks as soon as possible.

Korea talks should focus on denuclearization: Ban Ki-moon

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 20:18

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that talks regarding the Korean peninsula should be first and foremost about ending North Korea`s nuclear programme.

N Korea tones down war rhetoric, agrees for talks

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 22:08

After escalating tensions with high level rhetoric, North Korea on Friday said it is ready to resolve relevant issues through multiform dialogue and consultation, including the six-party talks with China.

China reaffirms denuclearisation on Korean Peninsula

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 17:46

President Xi Jinping reaffirmed China`s stance of denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.