Seoul says top North Korean official has been executed

Aug 31, 2016

Seoul says top North Korean official has been executed

North Korea has executed a top education official and banished two other officials to rural areas for re-education, South Korean officials said Wednesday. If confirmed, they would be the latest in a series of killings, purges and dismissals carried out since North Korean leader ...

Japan, U.S. blast North Korea's submarine missile launch

Aug 28, 2016

Japan, U.S. blast North Korea's submarine missile launch

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday condemned North Korea for test-firing a submarine-launched ballistic missile in defiance of U.N. resolutions. In 30-minute telephone talks, Kishida and Kerry also reaffirmed that their countries will closely cooperate with ...