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Pyongyang operating regiment-level biochemical weapons unit

The South Korean military on Monday said that Pyongyang is presumed to be operating a regiment-level biochemical weapons unit.

South Korea's acting president declines to extend corruption probe

South Korea`s acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn will not extend the current special prosecutor`s investigation into an influence-peddling scandal that could topple President Park Geun-hye, Hwang`s office said on Monday.

South Korea's major opposition party to seek PM's impeachment: Yonhap

South Korea`s main opposition Democratic Party said on Monday it and other parties would seek the impeachment of the prime minister.

Son of murdered North Korean due in Malaysia: Report

An airline source said Kim Han Sol was arriving in Kuala Lumpur on an AirAsia flight from Macau.
 

North Korean envoy says cannot trust Malaysian probe

North Korean envoy says cannot trust Malaysian probe

North Korean ambassador Kang Chol told reporters the embassy had only ever identified the victim as Kim Chol, based on passport carried by the dead man.
 

Autopsy on North Korean inconclusive as 4th person arrested

Malaysia performed a second autopsy on the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader because the first procedure was inconclusive, piling on the intrigue surrounding what appeared to be a well-executed assassination at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, an official said on Saturday.

Kim`s family must provide DNA sample before body released: Malaysia police

Kim Jong-Nam was believed to have been in Malaysia on a passport bearing the name Kim Chol, a known alias, according to South Korean media.

US pledges nuclear defence for Japan, S Korea after N Korea missile launch

"The United States remains steadfast in its defence commitments to its allies," Tillerson said in a joint statement after meeting the foreign ministers in Bonn.

Seoul confirms man killed in Malaysia is Kim Jong-un's brother

Seoul confirms man killed in Malaysia is Kim Jong-un's brother

The South Korean government has confirmed that the North Korean citizen assassinated at a Malaysian airport was Kim Jong-un`s half-brother.

No strangers to "wet jobs": Suspected killings overseas by North Korean agents

The mysterious death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea`s leader, is only the latest in a series of assassinations and attempted killings that agents from the reclusive state have been blamed for.

Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong Nam was killed by female assassins?

Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong Nam was killed by female assassins?

Kim Jong Nam had been at the Malaysian airport`s low-cost terminal to catch a flight to Macau on Monday, when someone grabbed or held his face from behind.

Assassinated brother of North Korea leader to undergo autopsy today

Two women are believed to have used some kind of poison to kill Kim Jong-Nam.

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launching

North Korea`s ballistic missile firing on Sunday was its first direct challenge to the international community since US President Donald Trump took office on January 20.

North Korea missile launched Sunday has range of over 2,000 km - Yonhap, citing spy agency

North Korea missile launched Sunday has range of over 2,000 km - Yonhap, citing spy agency

The solid-fuel missile reached an altitude of about 550 km and flew about 500 km towards Japan before splashing into the sea east of the Korean peninsula.

Death of a businessman: How the Philippines drugs war was slowed

Death of a businessman: How the Philippines drugs war was slowed

Relations with South Korea are of huge importance to the Philippines for development aid, tourism, overseas employment and military hardware.

North Korea says new nuclear-capable missile test successful

North Korea says new nuclear-capable missile test successful

A news agency said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test of the Pukguksong-2, a new type of strategic weapon capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.
 

North Korea's missile likely an intermediate range Musudan: South Korea

North Korea's missile likely an intermediate range Musudan: South Korea

 South Korea`s military said a ballistic missile launched by North Korea on Sunday

United States, South Korea agree to explore all options on North Korea: Blue House

South Korea and the United States agreed to explore all possible options to rein in North Korean provocations during a phone call between U.S. 

North Korea fires ballistic missile: Seoul Defence Ministry

North Korea fires ballistic missile: Seoul Defence Ministry

North Korea fired a ballistic missile today, South Korea's defence ministry said, the first since Donald Trump became US president.

South Korea culls 33 million poultry amid worst bird flu outbreak

Facing its worst avian influenza outbreak, South Korea has culled over 33 million poultry since the first reported case last November, officials said on Saturday, while observers noted local resources to deal with the deadliest outbreak may have already been stretched too thin.