Gulf Times - South-Korea
North Korea fires short-range 'projectiles' into sea: Seoul

North Korea fires short-range 'projectiles' into sea: Seoul

North Korea launched unidentified projectiles into the sea Saturday, the South Korean military said, in what could be Pyongyang's first short-range missile launch for more than a year

North Korea returns to inter-Korean liaison office

North Korea returns to inter-Korean liaison office

North Korea has returned its staff to an inter-Korean liaison office, Seoul said Monday, just days after unilaterally withdrawing from the joint facility.

'All-or-nothing' US approach toward N.Korea won't work - Moon adviser

'All-or-nothing' US approach toward N.Korea won't work - Moon adviser

The United States should seek the gradual denuclearisation of North Korea because an "all-or-nothing" strategy will not help break an impasse in talks, a special adviser to South Korea's president said on Tuesday.

US and South Korea end large-scale joint military exercises

US and South Korea end large-scale joint military exercises

The US and South Korea will end two large annual combined military exercises to aid the push for a diplomatic resolution to the deadlock over North Korea's nuclear weapons programme ...

S.Koreans fearful of 'nightmare' US troop withdrawal

S.Koreans fearful of 'nightmare' US troop withdrawal

Sales at Kim Chang-bae's hardware shop in South Korea rise every year thanks to Camp Humphreys, an enormous US military base he is frightened will close in the wake of the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump.

Italy demands answers over reports daughter of N.Korea diplomat abducted

Italy demands answers over reports daughter of N.Korea diplomat abducted

Italy warned on Wednesday there would be consequences to pay if there was any truth to reports that the daughter of a missing North Korean diplomat had been abducted from Rome and whisked to Pyongyang.

S.Korea says willing to cooperate with North Korea to help denuclearization

S.Korea says willing to cooperate with North Korea to help denuclearization

South Korean President Moon Jae-in told US President Donald Trump in a call on Tuesday that his country is willing to open economic engagement with North Korea as a "concession" if it will hasten Pyongyang's denuclearization, Moon's office said.

S.Korea signs deal to pay more for US troops after Trump demand

S.Korea signs deal to pay more for US troops after Trump demand

Officials signed a short-term agreement on Sunday to boost South Korea's contribution toward the upkeep of US troops on the peninsula, after a previous deal lapsed amid US President Donald Trump's call for the South to pay more.

Cabinet hails outcome of Amir's Asian tour

Cabinet hails outcome of Amir's Asian tour

The Cabinet meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani Wednesday welcomed the outcome of the Asian tour of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani from January 27 to 31. The tour included an official visits to South Korea, Japan, and China

US envoy on N. Korea in Seoul for Trump-Kim II talks

US envoy on N. Korea in Seoul for Trump-Kim II talks

A US negotiator arrived in Seoul on Sunday for meetings with North and South Koreans ahead of a much-anticipated second summit between President Donald Trump and the North's Kim Jong Un slated for later this month.

Top confidant of S.Korea's Moon jailed for faking "likes" to help Moon

Top confidant of S.Korea's Moon jailed for faking "likes" to help Moon

A top confidant of South Korea's President Moon Jae-in was jailed for two years on Wednesday under a computer crime law for posting fake "likes" on online posts favourable to Moon during his election campaign.

Qatar and S Korea sign MoUs, take relations to greater heights

Qatar and S Korea sign MoUs, take relations to greater heights

Qatar and South Korea on Monday signed a number of memorandums of understanding across multiple sectors of strategic importance taking the strong and historical bilateral ties to greater heights.