North Koreans have been executed for a wide range of infractions against their government, ranging from pointing a finger at a portrait of regime founder Kim Il Sung to watching South Korean entertainment, according to a Unification Ministry report.
We urge the National Assembly to reconsider whether the Democratic Party’s movement to rid the NIS of its authority to investigate spying activities for the North was really appropriate.
A high-ranking official at the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) under arrest for allegedly violating the National Security Act is accused of taking photos inside U.S. military bases in South Korea and sending them to North Korean agents.
The narrative pushed forward at the United Nations by Russia and China on North Korea’s provocations is complete nonsense, said Hwang Joon-kook, South Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations. “The argument that Pyongyang’s military provocations…
The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz arrived in Busan on Tuesday for trilateral exercises with South Korea and Japan amid high tensions over North Korea’s advancing missile and nuclear weapons program.
The South Korean government is set to publish a report on North Korea's human rights abuses for the first time.
A U.S. Navy carrier strike group that arrived in Busan on Tuesday is set to carry out joint exercises with the South Korean and Japanese militaries after it leaves port, a U.S. Navy official said.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has guided the country's nuclear weaponization project, calling for expanding the production of weapons-grade nuclear materials for an exponential increase in its nuclear arsenal, Pyongyang's state media said Tuesday.
Four current or former executives of a major umbrella labor group have been arrested on charges of making unauthorized contact with North Korean spies, according to court officials Tuesday.
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles (SRBM) on Monday, a day before a nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier is scheduled to enter Busan, according to South Korean defense officials.