By Audrey McAvoy The Associated Press HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) — A federal judge denied bail Monday, March 25 to a civilian defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to a Chinese girlfriend half his age, saying he poses a danger to national security. U.S. Magistrate Judge Richard Puglisi ordered Benjamin Bishop, 59, to remain in […]
By Hyung-Jin Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea apparently conducted a widely anticipated nuclear test Tuesday, Feb. 12 strongly indicated by an “explosion-like” earthquake that monitoring agencies around the globe said appeared to be unnatural.
By Sam Kim and Ahn Young-Joon The Associated Press PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korea began showing off its new snow sports mecca with the opening of the Special Olympics on Tuesday, Jan. 29.
By Staff The Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that it has detained an American citizen who has confessed to unspecified crimes.
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 Hyung-Kin Kim The Associated Press Seoul, S. Korea (AP) — The United States has agreed to allow South Korea to possess longer-range ballistic missiles that could strike all of North Korea, South Korean officials said Sunday, Oct. 7. Under a 2001 accord with Washington, Seoul has been barred from developing and deploying ballistic missiles with a range of more […]
South Korea’s president has made a surprise, election-year visit to islets also claimed by Japan, which quickly reasserted its sovereignty there, recalled its ambassador from Seoul and warned that the trip would worsen the countries’ strained relations …
Washington residents gathered at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Olympia to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the armistice signing that ended the Korean War. A wreathlaying ceremony was held and included the unveiling of the name of Army Sgt. 1st Class Richard L. Harris of Spokane. Harris was captured during the Battle of the […]
By Jean H. Lee The Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean space officials said all assembly and preparations for this week’s planned satellite launch have been completed and denied it is a cover for a missile test.
By Hyung-jin Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea will issue special pardons for convicts to commemorate milestone birthdays of its two late leaders, state media said, in the first such dispensations in more than six years.