North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week`s accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

North Korea negotiator hails `turning-point` for ties with South

One of the two North Korean negotiators involved in recent crisis talks with South Korea spoke Thursday of a "dramatic turning-point" for relations between the two countries.

South Korea, US say North military easing off war-footing

The North Korean military is slowly easing its battle-readiness posture, South Korean and US officials said Wednesday after Seoul and Pyongyang secured a deal allowing them to step back from the brink of an armed clash.

South Korea says willing to discuss North's demand to lift sanctions

South Korea is willing to discuss North Korea`s demand for an end to sanctions imposed over a 2010 naval attack, the South said on Wednesday, a day after the rivals struck a landmark pact that defused a standoff between their forces.

Why did South Korean loudspeakers at the border anger North?
Why did South Korean loudspeakers at the border anger North?

The two Korean neighbours on Monday night managed to stitch up a peace deal, dousing to rest the fears of another South-North war.

War fears defused for now as North Korea, South Korea strike deal
War fears defused for now as North Korea, South Korea strike deal

Having hurtled to the edge of war, the two neighbouring Koreas have made peace.

North, South Korea agree to defuse crisis after marathon talks

North and South Korea reached agreement Tuesday, following marathon talks, on ending a tense military stand-off that had pushed the two rivals to the brink of armed conflict.

North, South Korea reach agreement to halt tensions
North, South Korea reach agreement to halt tensions

North and South Korea reached agreement early on Tuesday after more than two days of talks to end a standoff involving an exchange of artillery fire that had pushed the divided peninsula into a state of heightened military tension.

North, South Korea end marathon crisis talks

 North and South Korea on Tuesday wrapped up marathon talks aimed at defusing a crisis that pushed the two rivals to the brink of armed conflict.

Seoul talks tough as North, South Korea hold marathon crisis talks

South Korean President Park Geun-hye demanded on Monday that North Korea apologise over recent landmine blasts, even as the bitter rivals held marathon talks to defuse tensions that have brought the peninsula back to the brink of armed conflict.

'We defend South Korea, we get nothing. Why?' questions Donald Trump
'We defend South Korea, we get nothing. Why?' questions Donald Trump

As tension between two Koreas continued to simmer, US Republican frontrunner for the White House 2016 Donald Trump described North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as “either a mad or a genius”.

South Korea says won`t end broadcasts without `clear` apology from North

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said Monday that Seoul would not switch off propaganda broadcasts unless North Korea offers a "clear apology" for what her government sees as a series of provocations.

North, South Korea to hold second round of talks to reduce tensions

 North and South Korea are expected to hold a second round of talks on Sunday to reduce the growing tensions.According to the BBC, the announcement came following hours of negotiations on Saturday.Senior aides to the two countries` leaders met at the Panmunjom truce village on the border.

North, South Korea officials meet at DMZ in bid to ease tension

 Aides to the leaders of North and South Korea held talks at the Panmunjom truce village straddling their border on Saturday and into the early hours of Sunday, raising hopes for an end to a standoff that put the rivals on the brink of armed conflict.

US pledges commitment to South Korea's defence

The Pentagon said on Saturday that its military leader pledged "unwavering commitment" of the US to South Korea`s defence.

North, South Korea hold top-level talks to defuse military tensions
North, South Korea hold top-level talks to defuse military tensions

North and South Korea sat down to urgent top-level talks Saturday, seeking some way out of an escalating crisis that has pushed both their militaries to the brink of an armed conflict.

FIFA hopeful Chung Mong-Joon in 2022 World Cup probe: Media
FIFA hopeful Chung Mong-Joon in 2022 World Cup probe: Media

FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon is suspected of trying to influence the vote for the 2022 World Cup for South Korea and threatened with a lengthy ban, German daily Welt am Sonntag claimed.

S. Korea on top alert as North attack deadline looms

 South Korean troops stood at maximum alert Saturday with North Korea threatening to go to war unless Seoul meets a looming deadline to halt loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts across the border.

North Korea says 'prepared to risk war' as troops on alert

North Korea has warned that it was prepared to risk "all-out war" as leader Kim Jong-Un put his frontline troops on combat readiness to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to halt propaganda broadcasts across the border.

N Korea says `prepared to risk war` as troops on alert

 North Korea warned early Saturday that it was prepared to risk "all-out war" as leader Kim Jong-Un put his frontline troops on combat readiness to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to halt propaganda broadcasts across the border.