• North Korea confirms it test-fired ballistic rockets

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday it test-fired ballistic rockets as part of a simulated pre-emptive attack on ports and airfields in South Korea, in a likely reference to the three missile launches that Seoul says the North carried out a day earlier.

  • Mystery numbers in N. Korea broadcasts carry Cold War echoes

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s state radio has recently broadcast strings of indecipherable numbers, Seoul officials said Tuesday, in a possible resumption of a Cold War-era method of sending coded messages to spies operating in South Korea.

  • Pak marks 50 years since North Korea’s World Cup shock

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — It has been five decades since Pak Du Ik scored the winning goal in North Korea’s shocking upset of Italy to reach the quarterfinals at the 1966 World Cup, a match that remains the country’s most memorable in football folklore.

  • South Korean protesters hold signs during a rally denouncing a plan to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. North Korea on Tuesday fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea in an apparent protest of South Korea's decision to allow the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system in the country, Seoul officials said. The letters read "Stop, to deploy the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Seoul says North Korea has fired 3 missiles into sea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea in an apparent protest of South Korea’s decision to allow the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system in the country, Seoul officials said.