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  • Burden of Kaesong closure to mostly fall on S. Korean firms 
    Updated: Feb-11-16 8:18 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's sudden withdrawal from a factory park in North Korea is a severe blow for the South Korean businesses that populated it, but is unlikely to make much difference to the North's decrepit economy despite being a stern diplomatic measure.

  • The Latest: S. Koreans still at joint factory after deadline story has photos
    Updated: Feb-11-16 8:08 am

    PAJU, South Korea - The latest on tensions between North and South Korea following North Korea's rocket launch (all times local):

  • The Latest: Bush says he won't blame Obama for problems story has photos
    Updated: Feb-10-16 8:39 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:

  • Belligerence as strategy: Pyongyang and its provocations story has photos
    Updated: Feb-09-16 5:16 am

    In Japan, the prime minister said North Korea would be committing a "grave, provocative act" if it followed through on plans to launch a long-range rocket. South Korea warned of "searing consequences" if the launch went ahead. Moscow and Washington, which rarely agree on much of anything these days, both denounced Pyongyang's plans. Even China, North Korea's closest ally, said it was worried.

  • UN condemns NKorea launch, pledges significant new sanctions story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-07-16 11:41 pm

    SEOUL, South Korea - The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called a banned test of ballistic missile technology and another "intolerable provocation." The U.N.'s most powerful body pledged to quickly adopt a new resolution with "significant" new sanctions.

  • The Latest: Japan mulls sanctions after NKorea launch story has photos
    Updated: Feb-07-16 11:28 pm

    SEOUL, South Korea - The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):

  • China urges restraint over North Korea rocket launch story has photos
    Updated: Feb-03-16 7:19 am

    BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday called for all sides to show restraint over North Korea's announcement that it plans to launch a rocket in defiance of U.N. sanctions.

  • Analysis: US student arrest renews scrutiny of NKorean tours story has photos
    Updated: Jan-27-16 6:14 am

    TOKYO - An American university student's arrest in North Korea has rekindled questions about whether a small but steady trickle of U.S. tourists who go to the country are unwittingly offering themselves up as valuable pawns in a political game with Pyongyang that can have serious repercussions for officials back in Washington who have to bail them out when things go wrong.

  • UNICEF seeks funds for N. Korea drought victims 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 5:39 am

    TOKYO - UNICEF is seeking $18 million in relief funds for tens of thousands of children in North Korea it believes have been hit by the impact of a drought last year that heightened malnutrition and diarrhea caused by a lack of access to clean water.

  • UN envoy: N. Korea leader responsible for rights abuses story has photos
    Updated: Jan-22-16 9:01 am

    TOKYO - Harsh human rights conditions in North Korea have barely changed and its leader, Kim Jong Un, should be held criminally responsible, the top U.N. envoy on North Korea said Friday.

  • S. Korea fires warning shots after North Korean drone seen story has photos
    Updated: Jan-13-16 8:14 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea on Wednesday fired 20 machine gun warning shots after a North Korean drone briefly crossed the rivals' border, officials said, the first shots fired in a Cold War-style standoff between the Koreas in the wake of the North's nuclear test last week.