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North Korea leader Kim Jong-un congratulates Putin on 79th WWII anniversary

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate Moscow on the 79th anniversary of its victory in...

Suspect in rooftop murder is med student with perfect CSAT results, police say

Police filed an arrest warrant against a suspect for allegedly killing his girlfriend on the rooftop of a building early this week. According to the...

North Korea sounds out cooperation with Iranian automaker Saipa

North Korea expressed interest in cooperation with Iranian automaker Saipa during a recent trip by an official delegation from Pyongyang to Tehran, according to...

Indonesia proposes slashing fighter jet payments to a third: Sources

Indonesia has proposed reducing its promised contribution to the KF-21 fighter jet development project by approximately two-thirds, Korean government sources said Monday. Jakarta’s proposal to...

‘We support BTS, not HYBE’: ARMY denounces BigHit Music in newspapers across Korea

“Stop using BTS as your shield,” is the stance of ARMY, BTS's loyal fandom, regarding the ongoing feud between HYBE and its subsidiary label...

South Korea raises terror alert for five diplomatic missions over North Korean threat

South Korea raised the antiterrorism alert level two notches to the second-highest level, "alert," from the lowest level "attention," for five Korean diplomatic missions...

Trump signals defense cost-sharing deal overhaul with Korea if he gets reelected

In a déjà vu moment for Koreans, former U.S. President Donald Trump insinuated in a recent interview that the United States could withdraw American...

Kim Jong-un spends $1.82 billion per year on perks to maintain elites’ loyalty

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has spent up to 2.5 trillion won ($1.82 billion) per year on perks enjoyed by his regime’s elites to...

North Korean defections to South rise as 43 arrive in Q1, gov’t data shows

The number of North Korean defectors who successfully reached South Korea came to 43 in the first quarter, marking an increase from the same...

North Korean leader skirts sanctions with new Toyota Land Cruisers

Six Toyota Land Cruiser 300s were spotted in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s 18-vehicle motorcade last week, the latest evidence of his ability to...