All posts tagged "topstories"

  • An anti-North Korea protest in Seoul this month. Conservative South Koreans welcomed Washington’s re-listing of the North as a terrorism-sponsoring nation. Credit Ahn Young-joon/Associated Press
    Restoring North Korea to Terrorism Blacklist Dims Hopes for Talks

    The central rail station in Pyongyang, North Korea, this month. President Trump has designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, reversing a move by the second Bush administration.CreditEd Jones/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images SEOUL, South...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Rep. Kim Byung-kee (L) of the ruling Democratic Party, speaks during a press briefing at the National Assembly in Seoul on Nov. 20, 2017. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea conducts rare inspection of key military organ: spy agency

    SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Yonhap) — North Korea is conducting a rare inspection of a key military organ due to its “impure attitude” and has punished its top officials, South Korea’s spy agency said Monday. During its parliamentary...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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  • In this photo released by AP, members of BTS pose for photographers upon arriving at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 19, 2017. (Yonhap)
    BTS debuts at American awards show

    SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Yonhap) — BTS has made its performance debut at an American awards show. The K-pop sensation performed its hit single “DNA” at the 45th American Music Awards (AMAs) at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles,...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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  • Inside the conference room that straddles the North-South border in the truce village of Panmunjom. Credit Lam Yik Fei for The New York Times
    Inside the Truce Village Where a North Korean Soldier Defected

    By MEGAN SPECIANOV. 15, 2017 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/15/world/asia/north-korea-soldier-defected-village.html A United Nations Command soldier watched North Korean soldiers walk toward the demarcation line separating North and South Korea in Panmunjom in October. CreditAgence France-Press/Getty Images A North Korean defector on Monday made a bold...

    • Posted November 17, 2017
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    Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the U.S. Is Experimenting.

    By DAVID E. SANGER and WILLIAM J. BROADNOV. 16, 2017 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/16/us/politics/north-korea-missile-defense-cyber-drones.html   Buried in an emergency funding request toCongress lie hints of new ways to confrontPyongyang, like cyberweapons and armed drones.   WASHINGTON — Concerned that the missile defense system...

    • Posted November 17, 2017
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    U.N. Command holds off on showing N. Korean soldier’s defection footage

    By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Yonhap) — The United Nations Command (UNC) reversed a plan Thursday to make public footage of a North Korean soldier making a desperate defection dash to South Korea earlier this week....

    • Posted November 16, 2017
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  • Rubble from a wall is seen at an elementary school in the southeastern city of Pohang after it was damaged during a magnitude 5.4 earthquake that struck the area on Nov. 15, 2017. (Yonhap)

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    23 cases of damage reported to cultural assets in quake-hit region

    A series of quakes as big as 5.4 magnitude that hit the southeastern city of Pohang on Wednesday has damaged some historic buildings and artifacts in the region, the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) said Thursday. The state-run...

    • Posted November 16, 2017
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