Thirty UN-accredited nongovernmental organizations called on world democracies to protest North Korea’s upcoming chairmanship of the Conference on Disarmament (CD), comparing it to a “serial rapist in charge of a women’s shelter.”
It was the first time that the five permanent members of the Council have been divided on the issue since they began punishing Pyongyang in 2006.
North Korea tested a triggering device in preparation for a nuclear test, a presidential official said Wednesday, as the United Nations Security Council is set to meet Thursday in New York to vote on U.S.-led fresh sanctions on the country.
North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the eastern waters off the Korean Peninsula on Wednesday, a day after U.S. President Joe Biden wrapped up his Asia visit.
To prepare for a potential outbreak of monkeypox, Korea is reviewing whether to expand testing to each city and province across the country.
North Korea fired three ballistic missiles on Wednesday, a day after U.S. President Joe Biden wrapped up his visit to South Korea and Japan.
President Yoon Suk-yeol said that the age of appeasing North Korea is over in an interview with CNN, and that he expects any new inter-Korean talks to be initiated by leader Kim Jong-un.
U.S. President Joe Biden wrapped up a three-day trip to Seoul with a visit to the Korean Air and Space Operations Center (KAOC) alongside President Yoon Suk-yeol Sunday in a show of security coordination amid North Korea's missile threats.
U.S. President Joe Biden said Saturday in Seoul that North Korea has not responded to a U.S. offer of Covid-19 vaccines as Pyongyang's state media claimed the country is turning the corner in its first acknowledged outbreak.
A U.S. reconnaissance plane flew over the waters east of the Korean Peninsula as North Korea appeared to be preparing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test just before U.S. President Joe Biden's arrival in Seoul on Friday.