Korean war

Do not violate armistice agreement: South Korea's warning to North Korea over firing in the DMZ

Do not violate armistice agreement: South Korea's warning to North Korea over firing in the DMZ

South Korean military officials pointed out two bullet holes cause by North Korean bullets in a metal wall on the southern side.

Nov 27, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

South Korea's President Moon Jae-In seeks talks with Kim Jong Un

During a speech on Thursday ahead of the Group of 20 summit in Germany, President Moon Jae-in also proposed the two Koreas resume reunions of families separated by war, stop hostile activities along their heavily fortified border and cooperate on the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Jul 07, 2017, 12:05 PM IST

South Korea returns Chinese soldiers` remains despite THAAD row

Seoul on Wednesday repatriated the remains of 28 Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War, despite a heated row between the two countries over a US missile defence system.

Mar 22, 2017, 09:12 AM 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
North Korea says its proposed talks with South could prevent 'war'

North Korea says its proposed talks with South could prevent 'war'

The military dialogue had initially been offered by leader Kim Jung-Un in his speech to a rare congress of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party earlier this month, but Seoul dismissed it as posturing.

May 21, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

South Korea warns of citizens' potential abduction by North

South Korea said on Monday it was on guard for the possibility North Korea may try to snatch its citizens abroad or conduct terrorist acts after the North accused it of abducting North Korean workers from a restaurant in China.

May 02, 2016, 19:11 PM IST
South Korea's Park vows to strengthen defense against North

South Korea's Park vows to strengthen defense against North

Millions of people were displaced by the sweep of the Korean conflict that sealed the division on the peninsula.

Oct 27, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Koreas to exchange confirmation letters for family reunions

South Korea and North Korea will exchange letters to confirm whether applicants for a reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War are still alive.

Oct 05, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

Pyongyang seeks peace treaty to normalise ties with US, UN

Pyongyang is seeking a peace treaty with the US to end the 1950-1953 Korean War.

Oct 02, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

North Korea threatens to scrap family reunion with South

North Korea has threatened to cancel a reunion for families separated by the Korean War, after "reckless" remarks by South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Pyongyang`s nuclear weapons programme and human rights record.

Sep 30, 2015, 09:03 AM IST

North Korea demands pullout of US army from South Korea

 North Korea on Monday demanded that US troops be pulled out from South Korea, saying US military presence in South Korea is a pretext for "ceaseless north-targeted saber-rattling".

Sep 07, 2015, 17:10 PM IST
Counting the cost of South Korea`s landmine victims

Counting the cost of South Korea`s landmine victims

After decades of official silence, South Korea is beginning to compensate hundreds of landmine victims maimed by a deadly, and dangerously enduring legacy of the Korean War and its Cold War aftermath.

Jun 25, 2015, 09:07 AM IST

North Korea calls on world to `dismember US imperialists`

North Korea urged the world to join its struggle to "dismember the gangster US imperialists" in a statement released on Thursday to mark the anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War.

Jun 25, 2015, 09:00 AM IST

South Korea refuses to `coax` North with concessions

South Korea Monday rejected North Korean calls to pave the way for talks by lifting sanctions, saying its desire to resume dialogue did not extend to "coaxing" Pyongyang to the negotiating table.

Jan 26, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

South Korea urges North Korea to respond to talks offer

South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea once again to respond to its dialogue offer, media reported.

Jan 14, 2015, 13:49 PM IST

North Korea condemns South Korea over warning shots at MDL

Days after South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a patrol near the North Korea border, the latter on Saturday warned the former of retaliatory strikes.

Nov 15, 2014, 11:34 AM IST

China buries war dead returned by South Korea

China held a grand funeral for more than 400 Chinese soldiers killed fighting in the Korean War more than six decades ago, state media reported, as ties between the former ideological foes steadily improve.

Oct 30, 2014, 10:38 AM IST

North Korea says remains of US troops being washed away

North Korea warned Monday that the untended remains of US servicemen killed in the Korean War were being "carried away" by giant infrastructure projects and blamed Washington for suspending efforts for their recovery.

Oct 13, 2014, 11:51 AM IST
Asian Games: More than gold on the line in all-Korean football final

Asian Games: More than gold on the line in all-Korean football final

North and South Korea will be playing for more than just a gold medal when they clash in the Asian Games football final on Thursday.

Oct 01, 2014, 11:11 AM IST
Asian Games: Seoul reminds citizens of North Korea flag ban

Asian Games: Seoul reminds citizens of North Korea flag ban

With the opening ceremony of the Incheon Asian Games just one week away, South Korea`s government issued a stern reminder to its citizens on Friday that they are banned from carrying the North Korean flag.

Sep 12, 2014, 10:05 AM IST