Koreas

Seoul: Failed rocket test shows "limits" of North Korean technology

A failed rocket test carried out by North Korea on Thursday demonstrates the "limits" of the communist country's technology, South Korean Defence Minister Han Min Koo said after talks with his US ...

US bombers in show of force after North Korean nuclear test

The US on Tuesday flew two nuclear-capable long-range bombers over South Korea in a show of military strength in response to North Korea's most recent nuclear test, United States Forces Korea (...

Obama calls for full implementation of sanctions against North Korea

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the full implementation of sanctions against North Korea after it fired three ballistic missiles towards the Sea of Japan.

North Korea fires ballistic missile from submarine towards Japan

North Korea's test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile drew rebukes from Japan and South Korea and condemnation from the United Nations on Wednesday

Report: North Korea lays mines along DMZ as South plays up defections

North Korean soldiers have been laying fresh landmines in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating their country from South Korea in recent weeks, reported South Korean news agency Yonhap Tuesday,...

North Korea proposes "candid" military talks with South Korea

North Korea wants its military to meet with that of South Korea for "honest and candid" talks aimed at reducing military tensions between the arch-rivals.

US, South Korea set for largest joint manoeuvres ever, reports say

The United States and South Korea are preparing for their largest joint military manoeuvres ever despite threats from North Korea, media reports said Sunday.

North Korea brings forward rocket launch window

North Korea has moved forward its time frame for launching a long-range rocket into space by one day, the South Korean Defence Ministry said Saturday.