- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsSep 02 12:05 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday that its recent expression of "regret" over a mine explosion that maimed two South Korean soldiers was not an apology, as Seoul claims — raising doubts about tentative moves toward detente between the rivals.
- UPISep 04 07:08 AM
Elizabeth Shim SEOUL, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- North Korea has begun relief efforts in Rason, and the state televised footage of rescue workers delivering supplies and repairing structural damage.
- Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceSep 02 06:45 PM
South Korea’s foreign-exchange reserves dropped for a second month in August, a sign the central bank likely intervened to stem a slide in the won. The reserves fell $2.88 billion to $367.94 billion, after a July drop of $3.93 billion that marked the biggest decline in three years, central bank data showed Thursday. The won sank last month to its weakest level since October 2011 as China’s ...
- UPISep 03 07:41 AM
Elizabeth Shim BEIJING, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- North Korea issued a warning against South Korea a day after Seoul and Beijing issued a joint statement that called for denuclearization on the peninsula.
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsSep 02 10:47 AM
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye today met China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing ahead of a large and somewhat divisive World War II "victory" celebration seen as asserting China's legitimacy and power.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsSep 02 02:05 AM
North Korea on Wednesday accused the South of misrepresenting their agreement to defuse tensions and warned the hard-won deal was being undermined by claims Pyongyang had made an apology for border landmine blasts. The explosions maimed two South Korean soldiers on patrol last month and triggered a crisis that brought the rivals to the brink of armed conflict. According to the six-point deal ...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsSep 02 11:33 AM
South Korea on Wednesday accused North Korea of flying a suspected spy drone across the border during talks last week aimed at ending a military standoff that had pushed the neighbours to the brink of an armed clash. A radar detected the flight of a suspected unmanned aerial vehicle first on August 22 in the demilitarised zone (DMZ), which bisects the Korean peninsula, Seoul's joint chiefs of ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsSep 01 08:58 PM
By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Wednesday accused South Korea of claiming victory for an accord that ended an armed standoff, saying that was "cowardly" and urging the South to be "discreet in words and deeds". South Korean President Park Geun-hye's approval ratings surged after the deal, which many South Korean media outlets portrayed as a win for her tough stance against the ...
- Fox NewsSep 01 10:57 PM
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea insisted Tuesday that its recent expression of "regret" over a mine explosion that maimed two South Korean soldiers was not an apology, as Seoul claims it was -- throwing doubt on tentative moves toward detente between the rivals.
- New York TimesSep 02 01:45 PM
Hwang Jae-gyun, who plays in South Korea’s top baseball league, found himself prominent on websites and English-language social media after a home run.
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