Prosecutors will likely file arrest warrants Tuesday against four individuals accused of conducting seditious activities on behalf of North Korea after a court struck down earlier warrant requests.
North Korea tasked one of its most experienced intelligence agents with recruiting leaders of a militant South Korean umbrella labor organization, intelligence sources have told the JoongAng Ilbo.
Police on Thursday raided the offices of construction unions affiliated with two major umbrella labor organizations, a day after they raided ten locations to investigate allegations that trade union officials collaborated with North Korean agents.
The spy agency and police raided the headquarters of a militant labor umbrella organization and two other locations Wednesday to investigate possible violations of the National Security Act.
Three South Koreans affiliated with the minor Progressive Party and a farmers' group in Jeju are under investigation for allegedly establishing an underground network that collaborated with North Korean agents for over five years.
The National Intelligence Service (NIS) confirmed that North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho was purged, but it isn’t clear if he was executed.
Former spy chief Park Jie-won said Wednesday he did not receive instructions to delete documents related to the 2020 murder at sea of a South Korean fisheries official from former President Moon Jae-in or his top security adviser Suh Hoon.
Top security officials from the Moon Jae-in administration denied deleting documents and mishandling the murder of a South Korean fisheries official by North Korea soldiers in September 2020.
President Yoon Suk-yeol accepted the sudden resignation of Cho Sang-joon, a deputy director of the National Intelligence Service (NIS) who is considered his close ally.
South Korea’s intelligence agency expects North Korea to conduct a seventh nuclear test between Oct. 16 and Nov. 7. The National Intelligence Service (NIS) made the prediction Wednesday during a closed-door briefing for the National Assembly's...