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North Korea reopens hotline with South

<b>North Korea has restored a key hotline with South Korea, as the two sides discuss where to hold talks on a jointly-run industrial zone.</b><p>Pyongyang said early on Friday it would reopen a Red Cross line cut in March.<p>It also invited officials to Kaesong for talks on Sunday on restarting operations at …

North Korea fires short-range missiles

North Korea has launched three short-range guided missiles, according to a report by the South Korean news agency Yonhap.<p>Citing defense ministry sources in Seoul, Yonhap said the missiles had crashed into the Sea of Japan, off the eastern coast of the Korean peninsula.<p>Two rockets were launched this …

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New Details About North Korea's American Prisoner Are Appropriately Crazy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>United States citizen and "devout Christian" Kenneth Bae is set to spend the next 15 years in a …

UN names North Korea human rights investigators

<b>The UN has named the three panel members for its first-ever human rights investigation into North Korea.</b><p>Retired Judge Michael Kirby will chair the inquiry, working with UN special rapporteur Marzuki Darusman, and human rights activist Sonja Biserko.<p>The panel will examine reports of prison camps, …

US Helicopter Crashes Near North Korea Border Amid Rising Tensions

<b>BBC NEWS</b> (UK), <b>UNITED STATES FORCES KOREA</b>, <b>YONHAP</b> (South Korea), <b>REUTERS</b><p><b>SEOUL</b> - As tensions mount on the Korean peninsula, a U.S. helicopter crashed …

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North Korea holds seven South Korean factory managers until Kaesong bills are paid

North Korea wasn’t content with just shutting down the Kaesong industrial complex, once a symbol of cooperation with South Korea and the source of much-needed trade, foreign exchange and expertise—it’s also holding seven South Korean managers hostage until $7.2 million worth of overdue wages, …

North Korea to issue verdict on US citizen

<b>A US citizen will be tried soon on charges including attempting to overthrow North Korea's government, the North's official news agency says.</b><p>KCNA says that Pae Jun-Ho has admitted the charges, without specifying when the verdict will be handed down.<p>Pae Jun-Ho, who is known in the US as Kenneth Bae, …

South Korea to withdraw last workers from factory in North Korea

Seoul has decided to withdraw the 175 South Koreans still remaining at a jointly run factory complex in North Korea, raising major questions about …

North Korea rejects South's call for Kaesong talks

North Korea has rejected South Korea's demand for talks on a jointly run factory park that has been closed for nearly a month, responding to a threat …

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North Korea: US and Seoul brace for missile test

The US and South Korean combined forces command in the South has stepped up surveillance of the North and added intelligence staff as the region …

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G8 ministers condemn North Korea nuclear moves

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Official: U.S. delays missile test to avoid 'misperceptions' by North Korea

The United States is delaying a long-planned missile test to avoid any misperceptions by North Korea amid mounting tensions, a senior U.S. Department of Defense official said Saturday.<p>Postponing the launch of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile, initially scheduled for Tuesday at …

North Korea's official Twitter and Flickr feeds taken over by hackers

Hackers have apparently broken into at least two of North Korea's government-run online sites as tensions rise on the Korean peninsula.<p>The North's …

North Korea moves missile with 'considerable range' to coast, says Seoul

South Korea's defence minister has confirmed that Pyongyang has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast, but said there were no …

North Korea threats: US to move missile defences to Guam

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N. Korea approves 'merciless' attack on U.S.

It is the latest escalation of tensions between the Koreas and the U.S.<p>Hours after North Korea said that it had final approval to launch "merciless" military strikes on the United States, South Korea's defense minister said North Korea has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast.<p>…

North Korea blocks entry to industrial zone

North Korea has barred entry to a joint industrial complex it shares with the South for a second day, the South Korean Unification Ministry has said.<p>The ministry also said on Thursday that it would allow 222 South Korean workers to leave the zone through the day.<p>Pyongyang also repeated its threat …

North Korea: US acts to calm fears over 'alarming' atomic plan

The US described the prospect of North Korea restarting a mothballed atomic reactor as "extremely alarming" on Tuesday.<p>North Korea said it would …