| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:13 AM
By Ju-min Park
SUWON, South Korea, Feb 17 (Reuters) - A South Korean court
sentenced an opposition member of parliament to 12 years in jail
on Monday for plotting a pro-North Korea rebellion, drawing
criticism from rights campaigners who said the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:00 PM
North Korea on Friday called for a resumption of reunions for families separated since the Korean War. The seemingly conciliatory gesture increases the stakes for South Korea if it goes ahead with planned war games with the United States next month, which...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
YANJI, China — She was a North Korean success story.
For more than two decades, the woman, now 50, dabbled in various businesses at the border between China and North Korea. She sold rice. She traded foreign currency. She opened a massage parlor...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 11:50 AM
BEIJING They may not agree on much, but China, Japan, South Korea and the United States appear to share one common interest to prevent North Korea's nuclear weapons from destabilizing Asia.
Yet as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes a three-nation...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:25 AM
BEIJING -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Friday appealed to China to rein in its North Korean ally and to ease its provocative territorial claims, but after a day of talks Beijing’s response was unclear.
In meetings with President Xi Jinping...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:39 PM
BEIJING — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's spectacularly public ouster of his uncle, Jang Song Taek, could bring about more political turmoil as the purge extends to Jang's coterie of powerful relatives and supporters.
Reverberations are likely...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe used his moment in the spotlight Wednesday at the World Economic Forum to sound an alarm over what he sees as China's rising militancy and Japan's outdated defense posture.
In a speech opening the five-day annual...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.
Darren Prince declined on Saturday to say which facility will treat Rodman and how long he will be there....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:05 PM
As the Lunar New Year and annual U.S.-South Korea war games approach, North Korea's erratic leader has issued both an appeal for a moratorium on "slander" between the Korean governments and a warning that the military exercises could provoke "unimaginable...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Dennis Rodman said Monday that he was sorry he could do nothing for American prisoner Kenneth Bae during his controversial visit to North Korea last week.
“I'm sorry, I'm sorry I couldn't do anything,” Rodman told reporters at Beijing...