Freya Petersen and Geoffrey Cain

North Korea cuts hotline with South, threatens nuclear strike as war games begin (VIDEO)


North Korea severed its hotline with Seoul and confirmed its decision to scrap the armistice halting the Korean War, as South Korean and US troops launched a joint military exercise.

North Korea: Kim Jong Un targeted in assassination attempt, South Korean intelligence says


North Korea suspected of mounting cyberattack that shuts down South Korean banks, TV stations


North Korea readies missiles to attack US targets after stealth bomber flights (VIDEO)


North Korea moves missile with ‘considerable’ range after nuclear threat against US


Chinese tourism companies ordered to halt overland travel to North Korea amid tensions

Tour companies at North Korea and China’s biggest border crossing were ordered to suspend trips owing to Pyongyang’s war rhetoric.

South Korea signals return to North Korea’s Mount Kumgang tourist resort

Seoul has authorized South Korean businesses to return to the jointly run Mount Kumgang tourist resort in North Korea, where a North Korean guard shot and killed a South Korean female tourist in 2008.

South Korean president fires spokesman for allegedly molesting embassy intern in DC


South Korean President Park Geun Hye has fired spokesman Yoon Chang Jung over an unspecified “unsavoury” act midway through her trip to the United States this week.

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South Korea on cyberattack alert as sites shut

Hackers claiming to belong to Anonymous shut down the websites of South Korea’s government and two broadcasters, before targeting North Korean sites.