Jun 3, 2016

Two Koreas squabble over defections, military talks

The two Koreas stepped up an angry war of words Friday as tensions mounted over a series of North Korean defections and the South’s rejection of Pyongyang’s repeated offers of military talks. Tensions have been running high on the divided Korean peninsula ever since ...

Jun 2, 2016

UNESCO memory register status sought for 'comfort women' materials

An organization of citizens groups from countries including Japan, China and South Korea has filed for the addition of 2,744 documents and other materials related to “comfort women” to be listed on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register. Shin Hei-soo, a professor at South ...

South Korea says North's ballistic missile test fails

May 31, 2016

South Korea says North's ballistic missile test fails

North Korea on Tuesday appeared to have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of existing U.N. resolutions, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said. The U.N. measures ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly fires ...