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Obama to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Korean War Armistice

Obama to Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Korean War Armistice

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama will commemorate the 60 year anniversary of the Korean War armistice Saturday, marking the end of hostilities on the peninsula.
Communist North Korea invaded South Korea with 135,000 troops on J…

Soccer Diplomacy: North Korea Beats South Korea in Women’s East Asian Cup

Soccer Diplomacy: North Korea Beats South Korea in Women’s East Asian Cup

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEOUL) — Despite tensions on the Korean peninsula, the game of soccer brought North Korean and South Korean players together for Women’s East Asian Cup on Sunday.
North Korean women’s soccer team won 2 to 1 against the South.
Th…

North Korea, South Korea Engage in Marathon Talks

North Korea, South Korea Engage in Marathon Talks

Ryan McVay/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(SEOUL, South Korea) — Delegates from North and South Korea held marathon preparatory talks at Panmunjom on Sunday, after months of tension between the nations.The talks, which occurred along the heavily-armed borde…

North Korea Launches Three Short-Range Guided Missiles

North Korea Launches Three Short-Range Guided Missiles

Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — The South Korean Defense Ministry says that North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into waters off its east coast on Saturday, raising concerns about the potential for more military provocat…

North Korea Lists Requirements Before Talks Can Occur

North Korea Lists Requirements Before Talks Can Occur

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — North Korea’s top military body issued a list of conditions necessary before any talks will take place with the United States or South Korea.Among the conditions are the lifting of United Nations sanctions, the cal…

Psy Debuts New Single “Gentleman” Before 50,000 Fans

Psy Debuts New Single “Gentleman” Before 50,000 Fans

Dana Edelson/NBC(SEOUL, South Korea) — “Gangnam Style” celeb Psy has finally released his long anticipated new single, “Gentleman,” amid North Korea’s daily threats of nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula.Consisting of hea…

Kerry on NKorea: US Would Not Rule Out Talks, but only if Denuclearization Steps Taken

Kerry on NKorea: US Would Not Rule Out Talks, but only if Denuclearization Steps Taken

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Tokyo Sunday for the last leg of his Asia trip, reiterating the Obama Administration’s pledge to seek a “peaceful resolution” on the Korean peninsula, amid increasing unease a…

Alaskan Fort Is Last Defense Against Possible North Korea Nuke

Alaskan Fort Is Last Defense Against Possible North Korea Nuke

Ralph Scott/MDA Public Affairs(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) — In the remote Alaskan wilderness, some 3,800 miles from Pyongyang, North Korea, the United States’ last line of defense against a nuclear warhead from North Korea or Iran stands ready to attack.Fort …

Minuteman 3 Missile Test Delayed in Light of North Korea Situation

Minuteman 3 Missile Test Delayed in Light of North Korea Situation

iStockphoto(WASHINGTON) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel  has delayed a Minuteman 3 missile test that had been scheduled for Tuesday at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California “to avoid misperception or manipulation” by North Korea, ac…

American and South Korean Generals Postpone Trips to Washington

American and South Korean Generals Postpone Trips to Washington

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEOUL, South Korea) — The ongoing tense situation on the North Korean peninsula has led the top American general in South Korea and South Korea’s top general to cancel long-planned trips to Washington this week.
On Sunday,…

North Korea Might Launch Missile on Date of Founder’s 101st Birthday

North Korea Might Launch Missile on Date of Founder’s 101st Birthday

PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — The South Korean military is now speculating that if there is a missile launch from North Korea, it could happen on or before April 15, the nation’s founder Kim Il-sung’s birthday.
North …

White House Responds to North Korean Threats

White House Responds to North Korean Threats

Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — One day after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned that the time had come to “settle accounts with the U.S.,” the White House responded, calling Kim’s comments “unconstructive.”"We’ve seen reports of a new and…

Live-Fire Artillery Drills Rock the Korean Peninsula

Live-Fire Artillery Drills Rock the Korean Peninsula

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEOUL, South Korea) — With hostilities running higher than at any time in recent memory, North Korea and South Korea are both holding live-five artillery drills to demonstrate their military might.At this stage, the rockets bein…

North Korea Dresses Down New South Korean Leader

North Korea Dresses Down New South Korean Leader

LEE JAE-WON/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — With North Korea threatening the U.S. and South Korea for trying to halt its nuclear ambitions, its Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces has personally attacked South Korea President Park Geun-…

North Korea Claims Nuclear Missiles ‘on Standby’

North Korea Claims Nuclear Missiles ‘on Standby’

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — A leading general in North Korea claims the country has a long-range missile armed with nuclear warheads on standby. Pyongyang repeated its Thursday vow to ditch all non-aggression pacts with South Kor…

N. Korea Continues Tough Talk, Claims to Have Nuke-Tipped Missiles

N. Korea Continues Tough Talk, Claims to Have Nuke-Tipped Missiles

Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea continued its provocative rhetoric on Friday, a day after the U.N. Security Council voted to impose tough new sanctions on the country as punishment for its nuclear weapon and ballistic missi…

North Korea’s Nuclear Strike Threat Fails to Stop UN Sanctions

North Korea’s Nuclear Strike Threat Fails to Stop UN Sanctions

TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — The U.N. Security Council on Thursday brushed off a threat by North Korea to launch a “pre-emptive nuclear strike” and voted to impose tough new sanctions on the country as punishment for its nuc…

North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike Against US

North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike Against US

Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — Just hours before the United Nations votes on tougher sanctions against the country, North Korea has issued a new threat against the United States.In a statement carried by the Korean Central News Agency…

John Kerry Critiques Dennis Rodman Diplomacy

John Kerry Critiques Dennis Rodman Diplomacy

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday offered his assessment of Dennis Rodman’s diplomatic skills in the wake of the former NBA star’s controversial visit to North Korea, where he called leader Kim Jon…

White House Responds to Rodman’s North Korea Comments

White House Responds to Rodman’s North Korea Comments

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Hours after former NBA star Dennis Rodman made headlines for comments regarding North Korea, the White House responded, saying that North Korea must be willing to “choose the path of peace.”
After returning from an unprecedented v…

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