By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea and tried to jam GPS navigation signals in South Korea on April 1, Seoul officials said, hours after U.S., South Korean, and Japanese leaders pledged to work closer together to prevent North Korea from advancing its […]
By Esther Htusan Associated Press Htin Kyaw, a trusted friend of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, took over as Myanmar’s president on March 30, taking a momentous step in the country’s long-drawn transition toward democracy after more than a half-century of direct and indirect military rule. But democracy in this impoverished Southeast Asian nation […]
By Eric Talmadge and Foster Klug Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — For the moment, North and South Korea have pulled back from the brink and on Sunday resumed a second round of talks that temporarily pushed aside vows of imminent war on the peninsula. The first round of marathon talks on Aug. 22 […]
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign minister on Saturday, March 9 rejected accusations that the country’s military was behind massive hacking attacks on the United States and other foreign targets and called for more international cooperation in policing the Internet. Yang Jiechi is the highest-level Chinese official to comment on […]
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press CHENGDU, China (AP) — The U.S. and Chinese militaries wrapped up a modest disaster-relief exercise on Friday, Nov. 30 hailed as a tentative trust-building step amid growing suspicions between the Asia-Pacific region’s largest armed forces.
By Matthew Pennington The Associated Press WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — Satellite imagery indicates North Korea has been testing rocket engines, a sign it continues to develop its long-range ballistic missiles, a U.S. academic institute said Monday, Nov. 12.
BEIJING, CHINA (AP) — China has begun flight training on its first aircraft carrier, with photographs posted on websites Monday showing navy pilots practicing touch-and-go landing exercises.
By Eric Talmadge THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO, JAPAN (AP) — Japanese military officials said they were keeping a close eye on seven Chinese warships spotted in waters off a southern island Tuesday, Oct. 16. It was unclear whether the ship movements were related to a territorial dispute that has prompted both countries to show off […]
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Red Cross officials from the two Koreas tried to narrow differences on Friday, Sept. 25. They discussed how they can restart a stalled program
By Hyung-jin Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea will likely fire a suspected long-range missile capable of striking the western United States between April 4–5, a news report quoted a South Korean intelligence officer as saying on March 23.