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S. Korea FM Yun to attend regional security forum amid N.K. uncertainties


​South Korea's top diplomat will attend a regional security forum in China next week to increase international pressure on North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Parallel-track approach essential to peace, stability on Korean Peninsula: experts


​Denuclearization and a peace treaty should be brought to the negotiating table together in order to realize peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, experts said here Wednesday.

S. Korea, U.S., Japan to meet as N.K. nuclear test looms


South Korea, the United States and Japan plan to hold high-level talks on North Korea Tuesday as the communist country appears set to conduct another nuclear test.

S. Korea says DPRK prepares for 5th nuke test


South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday that signs have been detected that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is preparing for another nuclear test as activity increased in the country's main nuclear test site.

Park: S. Korea detects signs of preparations for nuclear test in N. Korea: Yonhap


​President Park Geun-hye said Monday that South Korea has detected signs of North Korea preparing for a fifth nuclear test.

S. Korea, U.S. take first step in implementation of nuclear energy accord


South Korea and the United States on Thursday took their first step in implementing a bilateral nuclear energy accord that opens a pathway for the Asian ally to develop key technologies and ensure a secure supply of nuclear fuel.

N. Korea claims Seoul "abducted" defectors:Yonhap


​The Pyongyang-based Red Cross said Tuesday Seoul was behind the latest mass defection of North Koreans who worked at a state-run restaurant in China, marking the first time for the communist country to make an official comment on the issue.

DPRK demands Seoul return 13 nationals said to have defected to South


​The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) demanded Tuesday that South Korea return 13 DPRK nationals who Seoul claimed were defectors to the South and apologize for abducting them.

S. Korea, U.S. begin 11-day naval drill along southern coast


​South Korea and the United States kicked off an 11-day joint naval exercise along the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula on Monday to enhance their combined readiness to conduct search and rescue operations and other underwater missions, the Navy said.

13 DPRK people working in overseas restaurant defect to S.Korea


A group of 13 people of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) working in a overseas restaurant defected to South Korea this week, Seoul's unification ministry said Friday.