A North Korean man caught by South Korean soldiers in the eastern border region while attempting to defect to the South on Tuesday appears to have crossed the sea border wearing a diving suit and a set of fins, the military said Wednesday.
A North Korean man was caught defecting at a military checkpoint in an eastern section of the inter-Korean border on Tuesday, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a press release.
Protecting the territory is a crucial responsibility of a state. It is as important as protecting the lives of the people. And yet, our territorial air and waters were violated quietly in a series of events. On Jan. 27, a...
Prosecutors have charged a Korean man with attempted murder after he allegedly crashed his yacht at the end of a seven-month voyage from the Mediterranean, smuggled a firearm into the country and then shot his girlfriend while on the lam from...
The North Korean man who defected to the South early this month was a professional gymnast who slipped through two heavily guarded barbed wire fences in the demilitarized zone (DMZ), according to a military source in Seoul Tuesday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported thousands of suspected Covid-19 cases in North Korea, again contradicting the regime's official insistence that it has no infections on its soil.
As increasing numbers of people shop online, more companies are offering services to help individual sellers enter overseas markets.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) decided to relieve a two-star Marine Corps general of his command over a border security failure in connection with a North Korean defector's recent return to his communist homeland, officials said Friday.
Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Thursday called for strict surveillance to prevent illegal entry, his office said, following the military's security failures over illegal Chinese entrants on small boats.
The United Nations Command said Monday it would send a team to the demilitarized zone to investigate whether North Korea's military violated the armistice with its gunshots over the border on Sunday. North Korea fired several rounds at a South...