Tag: North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is quarantining thousands of people and shipping food and other aid to a southern city locked down over coronavirus worries, officials said, as the country’s response to a…

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said today that it will send soldiers to now-shuttered inter-Korean cooperation sites in its territory and reinstall guard posts and resume military exercises at front-line areas, nullifying tension-reducing…

SEOUL, South Korea — Shots fired from North Korea hit a South Korean guard post inside the Demilitarized Zone, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, citing the South Korean military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).…

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s government has dismissed rumors that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in fragile condition, as speculation about his health intensifies amid the North’s silence on his whereabouts.…

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea saying nothing so far about outside media reports that leader Kim Jong Un may be unwell, there’s renewed worry about who’s next in line to run a…

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials reported no unusual activity in North Korea today following unconfirmed media reports that leader Kim Jong Un was in fragile health after surgery.  But the possibly of…

North Koreans and outside observers expecting leader Kim Jong Un to make his traditional address on New Year’s morning instead were handed a new script that enhanced his unpredictable image. North Korea opened 2020 by…

The U.S. is moving toward a rupture with two important allies, South Korea and Japan. Already, President Trump has reportedly demanded a fivefold increase in the amount South Korea pays toward the cost of stationing…

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday responded to a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump that hinted at another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying it has no interest…

NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with growing tumult at home and abroad, President Donald Trump heads into his three-day visit to the United Nations this week hoping to lean on strained alliances while fending off…