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US `to ban citizens from travelling to North Korea`

US `to ban citizens from travelling to North Korea`

North Korea has said through its state media that Warmbier`s death was "a mystery" and dismissed accusations that he had died as a result of torture and beating in captivity.

No Korean military talks after North snubs South's call

No Korean military talks after North snubs South's call

South Korea's Moon took office in May pledging to engage the North in dialogue, as well as bring pressure to impede its nuclear and missile programmes.

South Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North Korea

South Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North Korea

South Korea has offered to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s.

North Korean defectors down as border tightened: Seoul

In the six months to June, 593 Northerners entered South Korea, down 20.8 per cent from the same period in 2016, statistics compiled by Seoul's Unification Ministry showed.

China says Beijing not solely responsible for resolving North Korea crisis

China says Beijing not solely responsible for resolving North Korea crisis

China on Tuesday said it shouldn't be held responsible alone for solving the North Korean nuclear standoff, and accused other countries of shirking their responsibilities in the effort to reduce tensions.

Japan protests South Korea's 'comfort women' heritage bid

The reaction comes after Seoul's gender equality minister yesterday expressed support for efforts to include the papers in the "Memory of the World" register of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

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.

Russia, China urge freeze on North Korea missile tests and US exercises

Russia, China urge freeze on North Korea missile tests and US exercises

Russia and China today called for a simultaneous freeze on North Korean nuclear and missile tests and military exercises by the United States as tensions ratcheted up on the peninsula.

North Korea claims major breakthrough with first ICBM test

North Korea declared Tuesday it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile -- a watershed moment in its push to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the mainland United States.

Samsung plans $18.6 billion South Korea investment to widen chip lead

Samsung plans $18.6 billion South Korea investment to widen chip lead

The announcement follows repeated calls from new South Korean President Moon Jae-in for big businesses to invest more domestically as part of a wider job-creation agenda. Samsung said its plan could open up to 440,000 roles by 2021.

 

LG's new tablet is ''as light as a can of soda''

LG's new tablet is ''as light as a can of soda''

The company said the 8-inch display also makes it easier for users to carry the product in hand bags and pockets.
 

North Korea calls for dissolution of United Nations Command in Seoul

North Korea calls for dissolution of United Nations Command in Seoul

The call, made by the National Peace Committee of Korea -- the country's official institution dealing with inter-Korean issues -- said that the US brought the UN Command to Seoul in July 1957 in support of South Korea, shortly after the Korean War broke out in June 1950, Xinhua reported.

Donald Trump calls for firm response to North Korea, targets Seoul on trade

Donald Trump calls for firm response to North Korea, targets Seoul on trade

United States President Donald Trump called for a determined response to North Korea after talks with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Friday where he stressed the importance of their alliance but took aim at Seoul over trade and sharing the cost of defense.

US has run out of patience with North Korea over nuclear challenge: Donald Trump

US has run out of patience with North Korea over nuclear challenge: Donald Trump

President Donald Trump today said the US has run out of "patience" with North Korea over its nuclear challenge, as his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in asserted that threats and provocations by the reclusive nation will be met with a stern response.

South Korea's President Moon Jae-In arrives in Washington

Moon, who backs engagement with nuclear-armed North Korea, was to meet on Thursday with Trump during his first foreign outing since being sworn in last month after a landslide election win.

 

North Korea calls for execution of ex-South Korean president over 'assassination' plot

North Korea calls for execution of ex-South Korean president over 'assassination' plot

North Korea said on Wednesday it has issued a standing order for the execution of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her spy chief for a plot to assassinate its leader, and it demanded that the South hand the pair over.

North Korea threatens to kill South's ex-president Park Geun-Hye: Agency

North Korea threatened on Wednesday to "impose the death penalty" on the South's former president Park Geun-Hye over an alleged plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong-Un.

Samsung speeds up Virtual Reality business in United States

Samsung speeds up Virtual Reality business in United States

Samsung has been tapping deeper into the VR business, kicking off the Global Virtual Reality Association, along with other major tech giants, including Google Inc and Facebook-owned Oculus VR.

South Koreans march to protest United States missile defence system

Around 4,000 people participated in the demonstration, the largest since South Korea and the United States agreed to deploy the system, known as Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD).

 

Second North Korean soldier defects to South Korea in a month

A North Korean soldier defected to the South after crossing the heavily fortified border, a defence ministry spokesman said on Saturday, the second soldier to defect this month.