North Korea

Stoltenberg urges greater pressure on North Korea

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg urged greater pressure on North Korea over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions. He added that while NATO’s goal is a “world without nuclear weapons,” the alliance …

Iranian athletes to receive Olympic mobile phones

Iranian athletes at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games will receive Samsung mobile phones, organizers said, after Iran summoned South Korea’s ambassador over reports its athletes would not get the gifts. The International …

Are Seoul and Pyongyang approaching peaceful settlement?

The authorities of Pyongyang and Seoul today agreed on negotiations to resolve problems and military talks aimed at averting accidental conflict, after their first official dialogue in more than two years, as Pyongyang's nuclear weapons …