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Reporter : Jung Min-ho
Sun, November 27, 2022 | 04:23
North Korean leader's sister calls Yoon 'idiot,' says Seoul now 'target'
North Korean leader's powerful sister denounced President Yoon Suk-yeol and his diplomats, Thursday, for planning more sanctions on Pyongyang, calling them “idiots” and “loyal dogs” to Washington.
North Korea's markets expand amid layered sanctions, pandemic
North Korea's marketplaces have expanded over the past several years in spite of international economic sanctions and the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report from a South Korean think tank.
Seoul, Washington discuss anti-submarine drills for next year
Seoul and Washington have started talks over their anti-submarine drills for next year amid growing security threats from Pyongyang including its evolving submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) technology.
Seoul unveils details of 'Audacious Initiative'
Seoul proposed that Pyongyang get an unconditional, partial lifting of sanctions if the reclusive state returns to nuclear disarmament talks “with sincerity.”
President says MBC's 'malicious' reports hurt national interest
President Yoon Suk-yeol defended his decision to bar MBC's reporters from boarding the presidential plane to cover his latest overseas trip, saying that the broadcaster “maliciously” attempted to damage national interests while reporting about his gaffe in New York in September.
[INTERVIEW] 'Seoul needs own nuclear weapons for denuclearization of Korean Peninsula'
A coordinated international effort over the last few decades to stop North Korea from going nuclear has all but failed. South Korea's next mission - convincing the regime to give up the formidable weapons in a more divided world - is even more daunting, if not impossible. Many South Koreans today believe the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula is nothing more than just a...
Pompeo underlines China's role behind North Korea's nuclear program
The Chinese government under President Xi Jinping deserves to be blamed for “permitting” North Korea to develop nuclear weapons in the first place and undermining international efforts to resolve the issue with sanctions, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday. Pompeo, who served in the post between April 2018 and January 2021, visited Pyongyang at least fou...
Korean adoptee on journey into lost memories in birth country
It took more than 45 years for Linn G. Assersen to return to the land of her birth. For her whole life, whenever she was asked whether she wanted to visit Korea, she said no. Assersen always knew she was Norwegian and never felt a need to find her birth parents - or so she thought.
Experts say additional THAAD deployment unlikely - for now
Despite North Korea's intensifying nuclear and missile threats, South Korea is unlikely to take steps for the installment of additional U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) batteries in its territory unless North Korea conducts another nuclear weapons test, experts said Wednesday. Their assessment comes after China's President Xi Jinping showed little interest in ...
US midterm results to sideline North Korea issue: experts
The midterm election results will increase pressure on U.S. politicians, particularly President Joe Biden, to focus on issues that matter to voters. This means even less attention from Washington to North Korea's increasing threats, let alone any serious diplomatic efforts to resolve the situation, according to experts. The final outcome is still unclear as votes continue to ...
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