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South Korea says one of the three weapons North Korea launched was a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile

May. 24, 2022 21:46 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says one of the three weapons North Korea launched was a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile.

Seoul: N Korea fires suspected ICBM and 2 other missiles

May. 24, 2022 21:43 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s government says one of the three weapons North Korea launched Wednesday was a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile. South Korea’s government says the launches are “a grave provocation” that threaten international peace. It...

South Korean officials say North Korea has launched a 2nd ballistic missile toward the sea

May. 24, 2022 18:05 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials say North Korea has launched a 2nd ballistic missile toward the sea.

South Korean officials says North Korea has fired a ballistic missile toward the sea

May. 24, 2022 17:27 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials says North Korea has fired a ballistic missile toward the sea.

Davos updates | Soros: New tech, AI help repressive regimes

May. 24, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Billionaire investor turned philanthropist George Soros has blamed new technology for helping repressive regimes like Russia and China exert greater control. Speaking Tuesday at a dinner for journalists on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s...

EXPLAINER: Why were Japanese abducted by North Korea?

May. 23, 2022 21:12 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden met Monday with families of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea decades ago to show his support for their efforts to win the return of their loved ones. The families said Biden talked to each of them and listened to their stories,...

Kim, other N. Koreans attend large funeral amid COVID worry

May. 23, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A huge number of North Koreans including leader Kim Jong Un attended a funeral for a top official, state media reported Monday, as the country maintained the much-disputed claim that its suspected coronavirus outbreak is subsiding. Since admitting earlier...

Biden pushes economic, security aims as he ends SKorea visit

May. 22, 2022 06:27 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden tended to both business and security interests Sunday as he wrapped up a three-day trip to South Korea, first showcasing Hyundai's pledge to invest at least $10 billion in the United States and later mingling with troops at a nearby military base. ...

US, SKorea open to expanded military drills to deter North

May. 21, 2022 13:29 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said after meeting Saturday that they will consider expanded joint military exercises to deter the nuclear threat from North Korea at a time when there's little hope of real diplomacy on the matter. ...

North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress

May. 21, 2022 03:50 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday it found nearly 220,000 more people with feverish symptoms, even as leader Kim Jong Un claimed progress in slowing a largely undiagnosed spread of COVID-19 across his unvaccinated populace and hinted at easing virus restrictions to nurse a...