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US: NKorea actions are dangerous, provocative

By Tue, Apr 01, 2014 12:09PM UTC Comments Off

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says North Korea’s actions are “dangerous and provocative” and will further aggravate tensions in the region. The comments come after Pyongyang’s sudden announcement that it would conduct live-fire drills in seven areas north of the Koreas’ disputed maritime boundary. Following that announcement, North and South Korea fired hundreds of...

SKorea fires shells at NKorean waters after drills

By Mon, Mar 31, 2014 12:36PM UTC Comments Off South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sail to shore during joint US-South Korean military exercises Monday. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has fired artillery shells into North Korean waters in response to North Korean shells from a live-fire drill that fell in waters south of the rivals' disputed western sea boundary....

UN renews North Korea human rights investigation

By Sat, Mar 29, 2014 10:04AM UTC Comments Off

GENEVA (AP) — An international investigation that found suspected crimes against humanity and other abuses in North Korea has been renewed for another year, after a testy exchange between diplomats for the communist nation and the United States. The U.N.’s 47-nation Human Rights Council on Friday approved the resolution, sponsored by the European Union and...

North Korea’s UN envoy slams US ‘hostile policy’

By Wed, Mar 26, 2014 1:50PM UTC Comments Off

GENEVA (AP) — North Korea’s U.N. envoy in Geneva is accusing the United States of pursuing a “hostile policy” to isolate his country as the world body investigates alleged crimes against humanity in the reclusive communist nation. So Se Pyong says the U.S. has undermined North Korea’s reputation and relations on everything from nuclear talks...

Seoul: North Korea launches 16 short-range rockets for 2nd straight day

By Sun, Mar 23, 2014 11:24AM UTC Comments Off Seoul: North Korea launches 16 short-range rockets for 2nd straight day

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired more short-range rockets into its eastern waters for a second straight day. That’s apparently a continuation of protests of ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills. Colonel Eom Hyo-sik of Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff says the North launched 16 short-range rockets with a range...

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