National / Politics Nov 17, 2018

Work on Japan's new defense guidelines to focus on missiles, cyberattacks

The ruling coalition will focus on addressing threats posed by ballistic missiles, cyberattacks and electromagnetic attacks when revising the national defense program guidelines, a senior official said. "North Korea has improved its ballistic missile capabilities," former Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters Fridya after the ...

Asia Pacific Nov 16, 2018

North Korea to deport American held since October

North Korea will deport a U.S. citizen detained since October after he entered illegally from China and told his captors he was controlled by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the North Korean state news agency reported on Friday. The KCNA news agency identified the ...

Asia Pacific Nov 14, 2018

North Korean delegation visits South to attend history forum

A five-member North Korean delegation came to South Korea on Wednesday to attend an academic forum on Japan's wartime actions, as the rivals continue reconciliation efforts despite stalemated U.S.-led nuclear diplomacy. The North Koreans are among 300 people from nine countries who are taking part ...