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S. Korea reiterates denuclearization call in response to DPRK's dialogue offer on military matters


​South Korea's defense ministry on Tuesday reiterated its denuclearization call for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in response to Pyongyang's repeated dialogue overtures on military matters.

S.Korea dismisses DPRK's dialogue overtures to demand denuclearization


South Korea's defense ministry on Saturday dismissed the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) 's dialogue overtures on military matters, demanding sincere actions for denuclearization be first secured before any inter-Korean talks.

S. Korea monitoring DPRK's nuke test site: defense ministry


South Korea's defense ministry said Thursday that it has been carefully monitoring the nuclear test site of the Dmocratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

S. Korean military planning to deploy 100 more K2 tanks against DPRK


​South Korea's military is planning to deploy some 100 additional units of the locally built K2 Black Panther tanks to strengthen frontline defense against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Yonhap quoted a military official as saying on Thursday.

Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula requires concerted efforts from both Pyongyang and Washington


As the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) marked a milestone by rolling out an economic blueprint aimed at kick-starting its economy, Pyongyang and Washington should work together to pave the way for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

South Korea will never accept DPRK as nuclear state: FM


​South Korea will never recognize Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) as a nuclear-weapons state, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Seoul rejects Pyongyang's proposal for inter-Korea talks


​There would be little chance for the two countries on the Korean Peninsula to improve their stressed relations via bilateral talks as Seoul has turned down a rare olive branch from Pyongyang.

North Korea stages once-in-a-generation party congress to cement Kim Jong Un's rule


North Korea raised the curtain Friday (May 6) on its biggest political show for a generation, aimed at cementing the absolute rule of leader Kim Jong Un and shadowed by the possibility of an imminent nuclear test.

Pyongyang in festive mood ahead of all-important ruling party congress


Pyongyang, the capital city of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), has been enveloped in joyful atmosphere ahead of a national congress of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).

N. Korea 'progressing on new submarine'


Recent satellite images suggest North Korea has completed the external refurbishment of a shipyard dedicated to building and launching a new class of ballistic missile submarine, a US think-tank said yesterday.