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Bill Richardson Says North Korea Trip Is Opening For Talks

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson praised North Korea on Tuesday for not retaliating against South Korean artillery drills, and said the...

UN Fails To Take Action On Korea Tensions

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council failed to take action to defuse tensions between North and South Korea on Sunday and diplomats blamed...

North Korea 'Won't Hit Back' Over South Korean Drills

AP | FOSTER KLUG and AHN YOUNG-JOON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea — South Korean President Lee Myung-bak gathered his national security leaders for strategic talks Tuesday as troo...

North Korea Warns 'Unpredictable Strikes' Could Be Coming

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Saturday it will go ahead with artillery drills on a border island shelled by North Korea last month despi...

Haunting Photos Of South Korea's Mass Evacuations

AP/The Huffington Post | HYUNG-JIN KIM and KIM KWANG-TAE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — South Koreans stopped their cars, donned gas masks and ducked into underground shelters Wednesday in the country's biggest-...

Scapegoats: Then and Now

Lynne Joiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lynne Joiner

The aftermath of the North Korean shelling of a South Korean island is not the first time America has looked at China for scapegoats.

South Korea Leader Vows Consequences For 'Ruthless' North Korean Regime

AP | KELLY OLSEN and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — As U.S.-South Korean war games continued, the United States and two crucial Asian allies agreed to meet in Washingt...

WikiLeaks Takes On North Korea: China Calls Ally A 'Spoiled Child'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This article is being updated. A newly released batch of diplomatic cables provided by WikiLeaks focuses on North Korea, the Guardian is reporting. ...

Liz Cheney Blames Bush Administration For North Korea Attack

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Liz Cheney, a former State Department official and the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, said Sunday that the Bush administration was to ...

If It's Not One Thing, It's Another: Obama's Burgeoning Geopolitical Crises

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

Only a few weeks after definitively learning that, yes, it really was "the economy, stupid," Obama has several big new headaches in regards to Korea, Afghanistan, the unending Israeli-Palestinian question, and Russia.

North Korea's 'Military First' Politics Are Behind Recent Attacks

Ra Jong-Yil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ra Jong-Yil

The artillery attack on South Korea has brought front and center the issue that is increasingly on everyone's mind: the respective roles of the U.S. and China in our regional security as power shifts eastward.

South Korea's Defense Chief Quits In Wake Of Attack

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM and FOSTER KLUG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea — North Korea warned Friday that planned U.S.-South Korean military drills are pushing the peninsula to the brink...

Kim Jong Il's Gamble

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Wagner

Kim Jong Il's willingness to continue to thumb his nose at the international community and ramp up his belligerent stance against the South implies he is serious about further enhancing his nuclear capability.

Korea Attack: Yeonpyeong Island Shelled By North Korea (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | HYUNG-JIN KIM and KWANG-TAE KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

INCHEON, South Korea — North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire Tuesday after the North shelled an island near their disputed sea border, ...

U.S. Officials: Alleged North Korea Attack Was An 'Act Of War'

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials on Thursday said they still weren't sure what motivated an attack on a South Korean warship that was blamed on North Kor...

North Korean Submarine Attack Warning For South Korea

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Military intelligence officers warned earlier this year that North Korea was preparing a suicide submarine attack on a Sout...

North Korea May Return To Nuclear Talks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea's leader is offering to return to multinational disarmament talks in a renewed effort to draw Washington in...

North Korea Threatens South After Naval Clash

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (Associated Press) -- North Korea threatened to punish South Korea following their brief-but-bloody naval firefight, though analyst...

Korean Reunions Leave Some With Regrets (VIDEO)

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After waiting nearly 60 years to see long-lost relatives living in North Korea, some South Koreans wish the reunion had not happened. ...

N. Korea Reopens Border With South

AP | KWANG-TAE KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — A top South Korean official said Wednesday that North Korea's recent conciliatory gestures do not represent any fundamental...

North Korea: 4 South Korean Fisherman Will Be Freed

AP | KWANG-TAE KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Four South Korean fishermen held by North Korea after their boat strayed into northern waters will be released, and familie...

North Korea, South Korea Hold Family Reunification Talks For First Time In Years

AP | KWANG-TAE KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korean officials held their first talks Wednesday in nearly two years on arranging reunions of families sep...

North Korean Envoys Mourn Kim Dae-jung, Highest-Level Delegation To Visit SKorea In 2 Years

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Senior North Korean officials have paid respects to late former President Kim Dae-jung, who is lying in state in Seoul ahead of his funeral on Sunday....

Kim Dae Jung: A Hero for Peace

Mary Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Wald

Elegant is the first word that comes to mind. He was warm, with an IQ that kept you mentally running to keep up. He defied death, worked in the face of oppression and gave his all.

NKorea To Reopen Border With SKorea, Resume Tourism Ventures

AP | By HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (Associated Press) - North Korea agreed Monday to lift border restrictions with South Korea to allow reunions of separated families...