- AFP via Yahoo! NewsOct 06 10:38 PM
When it comes to grandiose, mass displays of state muscle and military grandstanding, North Korea has few equals. This Saturday, the reclusive, and diplomatically elusive North is set to put on its biggest show to date -- a goose-stepping, tank-rumbling, missile-bristling tribute to the Workers' Party that has served at the whim of three generations of the ruling Kim family. Speculation that the...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsOct 05 03:32 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday freed a South Korean national who is a student at New York University, in a possible sign it wants better ties with rival Seoul and may back away from a recent threat to launch a long-range rocket later this month.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsOct 06 04:43 AM
A senior US official warned Tuesday that North Korea will face "strong actions" from the international community if it goes ahead with a long-range rocket launch in violation of UN resolutions. "We are absolutely unified and in solidarity with regard to challenges posed by North Korea," he added.
- New York TimesOct 04 10:39 PM
North Korea will free a South Korean national who'd been attending New York University before his detention, Seoul officials said Monday, in a possible sign Pyongyang wants better ties with rival Seoul and may back away from a recent threat to launch a long-range rocket later this month.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsOct 05 05:09 AM
North Korea repatriated a South Korean college student who holds a U.S. green card on Monday, six months after capturing him crossing into the country from China, South Korea's Unification Ministry said. The release of Joo Won-moon, who had been a student at New York University, came days before the North celebrates the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party on Saturday. A unification ...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsOct 05 02:31 AM
North Korea on Monday released and deported a South Korean man studying at New York University who was arrested back in April for illegal entry, officials said. Joo Won-Moon, a 21-year-old with permanent US residency, was repatriated through the border truce village of Panmunjom on the inter-Korean border at around 5:30 pm (0830 GMT), Seoul's Unification Ministry said. Soon after Joo walked over...
- The Wall Street JournalOct 05 05:31 AM
North Korea released a South Korean student held since April for illegal entry, a move some experts said was intended to deflect attention from anticipated military provocations.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsOct 04 11:25 PM
North Korea is suspected of having launched a cyber attack last year on the South Korean capital's subway system that carries millions of commuters every day, a Seoul lawmaker said Monday, citing intelligence reports. The attack, staged between March and August 2014, affected several servers of Seoul Metro, which runs four major subway lines, ruling party legislator Ha Tae-Kyung said. After ...
- Chicago TribuneOct 05 04:34 AM
South Korea's government says a South Korean student from New York University has been released by North Korea after about six months of detention. Seoul's Unification Ministry said Monday that North Korea repatriated Won Moon Joo, 21, at the border village of Panmunjom. Joo had been arrested for...
- CNNOct 05 03:07 AM
North Korea has released Won-moon Joo, a South Korean student at New York University whom it detained in April, the South Korean government said.
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