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North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, the South's Unification ministry said.
SEOUL: North Korea’s chief negotiator called the South Korean government “ignorant and incompetent” on Thursday, denounced US-South Korean air combat drills and threatened to halt all talks with the South unless its demands are met. The comments by Ri Son Gwon, chairman of North Korea’s Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the country, were the latest in a string of inflammatory statements marking a drastic change in tone after months of easing tension with plans for denuclearisation and a summit scheduled with the…
North Korea says willing to hold talks with US and halt nuclear pursuit while negotiations last: South
SEOUL: North Korea is willing to hold talks with the United States on denuclearization and will suspend nuclear tests while those talks are under way, South Korea said on Tuesday after a delegation returned from the North where it met leader Kim Jong Un. North and South Korea, still technically at war but enjoying a sharp easing in tension since the Winter Olympics in the South last month, will also hold their first summit in more than a decade next month at the border village of Panmunjom, the head of the delegation,…
SEOUL: North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military as a U.S. submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over the North's nuclear and missile programs. The port call by the USS Michigan came as a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group steamed toward Korean waters and as top envoys for North Korea policy from South Korea, Japan and the United States met in Tokyo. Fears have risen in recent weeks that North Korea would conduct another nuclear test…
CHENNAI: Fans of the wildly popular Indian film star Rajinikanth queued overnight for a 4am screening of his new movie Friday in the southern city of Chennai, where many companies abandoned hope of staff coming to work and closed for the day.
SANAA: The Red Cross and UN flew medical aid into Yemen's capital Friday after southern city Aden was battered by the heaviest night yet of Saudi-led air strikes targeting Shiite rebels.
BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces found 53 corpses, blindfolded and handcuffed, in a town south of Baghdad early on Wednesday, local officials said.
SOUTH WAZIRISTAN: A son of senator was gunned down in firing by unidentified armed men today, ARY News reported. The incident took place in Tank area of South Waziristan where armed culprits opened fire on the son of Senator Saleh Shah Qureshi, leaving him dead. The victim was coming from Wana when he was targeted on his way. Police have begun search for the attackers and cordoned off the adjoining areas. Meanwhile, militants fired rockets at Levies check post in Kurram Agency, leaving two levies personnel at the check…