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Trump vows to deal with DPRK "very strongly" after Pyongyang's missile launch


U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to deal with Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) "very strongly", calling the Asian country a "big, big problem."

Korean Peninsula nuke issue, THAAD to be discussed by South Korean, U.S. defense chiefs


The first U.S. defense chief under Trump administration visited South Korea on Thursday, picking the Northeast Asian ally as his first overseas tour destination since he took office about two weeks earlier.

Ex-UN chief's drop in presidential bid may benefit acting S.Korean president


Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon's unexpected renunciation of his presidential bid in South Korea may benefit Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who is serving as acting president following the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.

S. Korea, U.S. military heads reaffirm joint defense posture against DPRK


​Military chiefs of South Korea and the United States reaffirmed the two allies' defense posture against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear and missile threats, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) of South Korea said Wednesday.

DPRK can test-launch ICBM whenever its leadership decides: S. Korean military


​The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) can test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) at any time when its leadership decides, South Korea's military said Thursday.

S. Korea warns against possible DPRK test-launch of long-range missile


​ South Korea on Monday warned against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s possible launch of a long-range missile, saying it would cause stronger sanctions and pressure from the international society.

Responses to Pyonyang suggest increased uncertainty on Korean Peninsula


​Responses from several corners to Pyongyang's nuclear forecast at the onset of 2017 may be an early sign of tensions to come on the Korean Peninsula.

DPRK denies involvement in cyberattack on S.Korean military


South Korea accused DPRK this week of being behind the first-ever infiltration of the intranet of its cyberwarfare command in August, noting that the Internet Protocol address linked to the attack was traced to a location in China which was previously used by DPRK hackers.

Demand grows in S.Korea for embattled president's impeachment: poll


​Demand grew in South Korea for the impeachment of embattled President Park Geun-hye ahead of vote on it in parliament, a local poll showed on Thursday.

S.Korea's main opposition lawmakers to resign unless presidential impeachment passed


​All members of South Korea's biggest opposition party will resign their parliamentary seats unless the bill to impeach President Park Geun-hye is passed through the National Assembly, the party's whip said Thursday.