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North Korea War

88-Year-Old Vet Returns To North Korea To Look For Downed Friend

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 09.18.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Two years after he made history by becoming the Navy's first black pilot, Ensign Jesse Brown lay trapped in his downed figh...

Hurdles To NKorea Talks Remain High After Threats

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- After weeks of fiery rhetoric, military posturing and threats that it's willing to strike back hard if provoked, North Korea...

NKorean Soldiers Put Down Arms To Help Plant Rice

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 06.24.2013 | World

SASI-RI, North Korea -- The North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone is a hive of activity - not of fighting, but of farming. Beyond the barbed ...

U.S. Open To 'Authentic And Credible' Negotiations With NKorea

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, April 18 (Reuters) - The United States remains open to "authentic and credible" negotiations with North Korea, but the country...

NKorea Demands End To UN Sanctions

AP | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea on Thursday demanded the lifting of U.N. sanctions and the end of U.S.-South Korea military drills as condi...

NKorean Exiles Call Talk Of War 'Nonsense'

AP | TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Asked if there might be war, the 40ish woman with the spangly purple shirt laughed out loud. She waved her hands back and f...

NKorea Demands Apology From South For 'Monstrous Criminal Act' Protests

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea said it was open to talks, but not as long as the United States is "brandishing a nuclear stick," while Was...

The Logic Behind North Korea's Threats

AP | TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 06.13.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — To the outside world, the talk often appears to border on the lunatic, with the poor, hungry and electricity-starved nation...

Russia In Favor Of NKorea Nuke Talks

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 06.12.2013 | World

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday his nation would welcome a fresh round of talks on Swiss soil over N...

China Conducts Air Drill Amid North Korea Tensions

AP | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

BEIJING -- A northeastern Chinese city near the border with North Korea staged an air raid drill amid tensions over Pyongyang's latest threats, state ...

Pentagon: NKorea 'Probably' Has Nuclear Missile Capability

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and ROBERT BURNS | Posted 06.11.2013 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Korea probably has advanced its nuclear knowhow to the point where it could arm a ballistic missile with a nuclear warhead, b...

Obama On NKorea: U.S. Will Take 'All Necessary Steps' To Protect Its People

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says now is the time for North Korea to end its belligerence. He says the United States will take, in his words, ...

NKorea: 'Powerful Striking Means' On Standby For Launch

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 06.11.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Hinting at a missile launch, North Korea delivered a fresh round of war rhetoric with claims it has "powerful striking ...

NKorea Propaganda Paints Image Of Permanent War

Agence France Presse | Giles Hewitt | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

North Korea's shrill threats of nuclear war may seem overblown or absurd, but they are well tailored to a domestic audience raised on the constant fea...

SKorea: Possibility Of NKorea Missile Launch 'Very High'

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

By Daum Kim and Phil Stewart SEOUL/WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday there was "very high" probability th...

NKorea Nuclear Threats Make Japan Increasingly Nervous

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

TOKYO — It's easy to write off North Korea's threats to strike the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile as bluster: It has never demonstr...

Analysis: All Sides Have Reason To Avoid Korean War

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

TOKYO — As tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula, one thing remains certain: All sides have good reason to avoid an all-out war. The last one, s...

Korea Tensions Delay U.S. Missile Test, Washington Testimony

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

BAGRAM, Afghanistan — The top U.S. military officer said Sunday the Pentagon had bolstered its missile defenses and taken other steps because he...

North Korea Recalls Workers From Factory Complex

AP | YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — A factory complex that is North Korea's last major economic link with the South was a virtual ghost town Tuesday after Pyon...

Switzerland Offers NKorea Crisis Mediation

Reuters | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

ZURICH, April 7 (Reuters) - Switzerland has offered to mediate with North Korea as tension rises on the Korean peninsula following U.N. sanctions im...

'The Rhetoric Is Off The Charts'

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2013 | World

By Guy Faulconbridge and Ronald Popeski LONDON/SEOUL, April 5 (Reuters) - North Korea has asked embassies in Pyongyang that might wish...

SKorea: NKorea Moved Missile To East Coast

AP | SAM KIM and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 06.04.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- After a series of escalating threats, North Korea has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast, South Korea's...

NKorea Still Far From Backing Up Nuclear Threats

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 06.04.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea's vow to restart its mothballed nuclear facilities raises fears about assembly lines churning out fuel for a fearsom...

Same Kim Name, Same Kim Tactics

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2013 | World

By Matt Spetalnick and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, April 3 (Reuters) - North Korea's young leader Kim Jong-un is using his forebears' t...

UN Chief: NKorea On 'Collision Course'

AP | Posted 04.02.2013 | World

GENEVA -- The U.N. chief says he fears North Korea is on a collision course with other nations that could lead to war. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-...