Gulf Times - S-Korea
China says N Korean quake 'suspected explosion', S.Korea says likely natural

China says N Korean quake 'suspected explosion', S.Korea says likely natural

China's earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a ‘suspected explosion’, raising fears the isolated state ...

Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against N Korea

Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against N Korea

US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart have pledged ‘stronger pressure’ on Pyongyang, Seoul said Sunday, after North Korea defied tough new sanctions ...

US, S Korea agree to revise missile treaty in face of N Korean threats

US, S Korea agree to revise missile treaty in face of N Korean threats

US President Donald Trump agreed with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to revise a joint treaty capping the development of the South's ballistic missiles, Moon's office said on Saturday ...

North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch

North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un has promised more missile flights over Japan, insisting his nuclear-armed nation's provocative launch was a mere ‘curtain-raiser’, in the face of UN condemnation and US warnings...

North Korea slams upcoming joint US-South military exercises

North Korea slams upcoming joint US-South military exercises

North Korea warned Sunday that the United States will be ‘pouring gasoline on fire’ by conducting an annual war game in the South next week amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.

US bombers fly mission over Korean peninsula after missile test

US bombers fly mission over Korean peninsula after missile test

US strategic bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula in a pointed show of force in response to Pyongyang's latest intercontinental ballistic missile, American officials said Saturday.

S Korea speeds up US missile defence over North's missile test

S Korea speeds up US missile defence over North's missile test

North Korea's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test has prompted the South to speed up the deployment of a US missile defence system, Seoul's defence minister said Saturday, despite strong protests from China.

China defends N Korea efforts, after Trump outburst

China defends N Korea efforts, after Trump outburst

China defended its ‘relentless efforts’ to resolve the North Korea nuclear issue on Tuesday following a Twitter outburst from US President Donald Trump ...

Trump declares 'patience is over' with North Korea

Trump declares 'patience is over' with North Korea

President Donald Trump declared that the US had run out of patience with North Korea over its nuclear drive Friday as he welcomed South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-In to talks at the White House.

North Korea threatens to kill South's ex-president Park

North Korea threatens to kill South's ex-president Park

North Korea threatened on Wednesday to ‘impose the death penalty’ on the South's former president Park Geun-Hye over an alleged plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong-Un.

UN veteran is S. Korea's first female foreign minister

UN veteran is S. Korea's first female foreign minister

South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Sunday appointed a veteran diplomat as the country's first female foreign minister, tasked with easing tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

S Korea plans energy U-turn away from coal, nuclear

S Korea plans energy U-turn away from coal, nuclear

A proposed energy U-turn by South Korea's new government would put the environment at the centre of energy policy, shifting one of the world's staunchest supporters of coal and nuclear power ...