Tag archive for ‘Korea’
By On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Castro meets North Korea minister amid hope Cuba can defuse tensions

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban President Raul Castro met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Friday amid hopes the Communist-run island might be able to convince its Asian ally to avert a showdown with More...

By On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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North Korea economy THRIVES despite US sanctions in blow to Trump

NORTH Korea’s economy continues to do well despite the United States slapping the nation with years of international sanctions in a blow to President Donald Trump and his plans to halt Kim Jong-un’s More...

By On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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North Korea replaces soldiers, South Korea awards medals after defector’s border dash

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has reportedly replaced guards and fortified a section of its border with South Korea where a North Korean soldier defected last week, while South Korean and U.S. soldiers have More...

By On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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U.S., South Korea to hold joint air force drill in early December

SEOUL (Reuters) – The air forces of South Korea and the United States are scheduled to hold a regular joint drill next month, deploying six F-22 Raptor stealth fighters in the exercise, a South Korean defense More...

By On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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North Korea sacks soldiers, South Korea awards medals after defector’s border dash

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has reportedly replaced guards and fortified a section of its border with South Korea where a North Korean soldier staged a daring defection last week, while South Korean and More...

By On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Men found at northern Japan marina say they are from North Korea: police

TOKYO (Reuters) – Police in northern Japan have found eight men near a boat at a seaside marina who said they were from North Korea, and appear to be fishermen whose vessel ran into trouble, rather than defectors, More...

By On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Cuba, North Korea reject ‘unilateral and arbitrary’ U.S. demands

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba said its foreign minister met with his North Korean counterpart in Havana on Wednesday and both rejected the United States’ “unilateral and arbitrary” demands while More...

By On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Wounded North Korea defector on road to recovery – New York Post

New York Post Wounded North Korea defector on road to recoveryNew York PostThe disease-riddled soldier shot several times while defecting from North Korea is on the road to recovery — thanks in part to a steady More...

By On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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North Korea calls terror relisting ‘serious provocation’ by Trump: state media

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea denounced on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to relist it as a state sponsor of terrorism, calling it a “serious provocation and violent infringement”, More...

By On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Escape from North Korea: video shows defector under fire

SEOUL (Reuters) – A North Korean border guard briefly crossed the border with the South in the chase for a defector last week – a violation of the ceasefire accord between North and South, a video released More...