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SKorea: North fires projectile into sea

SKorea: North fires projectile into sea

By Mon, Sep 01, 2014 1:54PM UTC Comments Off SKorea: North fires projectile into sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired another short-range projectile into the sea, the latest in a slew of weapons tests the North has been conducting this year. A Defense Ministry official says the projectile flew about 220 kilometers (135 miles) before landing in waters off the North’s east coast...

North Korea calls US a ‘graveyard of human rights’

By Thu, Aug 28, 2014 9:39AM UTC Comments Off

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is saying the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a “graveyard of human rights.” The comments by a Foreign Ministry spokesman fit a North Korean pattern of seizing any opportunity to turn the table on Washington’s longstanding...

UN warns its food aid program in NKorea at risk

By Sat, Aug 23, 2014 10:16AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Food Program says it may have to shut down its operations in North Korea by early next year unless it gets more funding from international donors by this autumn....

North Korea insults John Kerry’s ‘hideous lantern jaw’

By Wed, Aug 20, 2014 3:04PM UTC Comments Off U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In its latest personal attack on a prominent official, North Korea has called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wild dog with a "hideous lantern jaw."...

Pope wraps up Asia trip with call for Korean peace

By Mon, Aug 18, 2014 9:56AM UTC Comments Off Pope Francis, center, shakes hands with a representatives of family members of victims of the Sewol ferry tragedy. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis is wrapping up his first visit to Asia with a Mass for peace and reconciliation in Seoul's cathedral attended by the South Korean president and a handful of North Korean defectors. ...

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