N Korea warns Park to 'watch her tongue'

2013-03-27 10:00

North Korea has warned South Korea's new president to "watch her tongue", as tension between the two sides mounts.

N Korea threatens South over UN sanctions

2013-01-25 08:08

North Korea has threatened "physical counter-measures" against rival South Korea - the latest in a series of bellicose warnings sparked by a tightening of UN sanctions against Pyongyang.

War of words between North, South Korea

2012-10-20 11:25

North Korea's military has threatened to strike a South Korean border area where anti-Pyongyang activists plan to launch leaflets from balloons, but the South vowed to retaliate if attacked.

S Korea returns letter, angering Japan

2012-08-23 16:55

South Korea has returned a protest letter from Japan's prime minister without answering it, further angering Tokyo amid a bitter row over disputed islands.

S Koreans swim to disputed islands

2012-08-13 10:02

A team of South Koreans has begun a 230km relay swim from an eastern port to the Dokdo islands, in Seoul's latest assertion of its sovereignty over the outcrops claimed by Japan.

N Korea's Kim got married in 2009: Report

2012-07-26 11:06

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un got married in 2009 and his wife once visited South Korea, says a Seoul lawmaker.

S Korea warns of retaliation against North

2012-06-11 09:10

South Korea's military has warned it will immediately retaliate against North Korea's "core command forces" for any attack, after a series of threats from the communist state.

S Korea, US, Japan to 'meet on N Korea'

2012-05-17 11:11

South Korea, the United States and Japan will hold high-level talks in Seoul next week about developments in North Korea following its failed long-range rocket launch, says a report.

S Koreans vote in parliamentary polls

2012-04-11 13:14

South Koreans are voting in closely contested parliamentary elections that are seen as a key test of sentiment ahead of a presidential vote in December.

North Korea rocket hijacks nuclear summit

2012-03-26 22:58

A North Korea rocket plan is upstaging a summit on keeping nuclear material away from terrorists.


North Korea confirms end of war armistice

2013-03-13 19:33

North Korea has confirmed that it had shredded the 60-year-old armistice ending the Korean War, and warned that the next step was an act of "merciless" military retaliation against its enemies.

N Korea reports Park's win a day late

2012-12-21 10:48

North Korea has reported Park Geun-Hye's victory in the South's presidential election - a day late, with no mention of her name, and no reference to the historic nature of her win.

Koreas 'a spark away' from nuclear war

2012-10-02 12:05

A North Korean minister has lashed out at the United States, warning that its "hostile" policy has left the Korean peninsula a spark away from a nuclear war.

South wants North Korea to transform

2012-08-15 16:08

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak says North Korea should face reality and consider bringing about a "transformation", adding that Seoul will monitor changes in the secretive North.

S Korea's Lee visits disputed islands

2012-08-10 17:02

South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak has paid an unprecedented visit to remote islands disputed with Japan, sparking anger in Tokyo which recalled its ambassador from Seoul in protest.

Dictator's daughter runs for S Korea presidency

2012-07-10 15:11

Park Geun-Hye, the daughter of an assassinated dictator, has officially launched her bid to become South Korea's first female president, with polls placing her as frontrunner in December's election.

S Korea presses N Korea to pay back loan

2012-06-08 11:47

South Korea has accused North Korea of "crossing the line" with its recent threats and insults, and pressed the impoverished country to start repayments for past food aid.

N Korea missiles not in declaration

2012-05-14 13:04

The leaders of China, Japan and South Korea have issued a post-summit joint declaration that makes no reference to North Korea's nuclear ambitions – a pressing issue in the region.

China to let N Koreans leave for S Korea

2012-03-28 15:00

Some of the North Korean fugitives who have taken refuge for many months in South Korean consulates in China will soon be allowed by Beijing to leave for Seoul, says a report.

Ban to raise N Korea launch at summit

2012-03-22 14:48

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he will raise North Korea's planned rocket launch at a Seoul nuclear summit next week, expressing "deep concern" over the issue.

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