April 9, 2013 "It's like a joke," one retiree in Seoul says of the North's daily provocations. His view is shared by many South Koreans, who believe leaders in the North are trying to extort more aid from other nations and are trying to bolster their own positions.
April 9, 2013 On Tuesday, the North said tourists and foreign companies in the South should leave because nuclear war may be imminent. But people in Seoul have heard such talk for years. They think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is trying to bolster support at home with such threats.
April 5, 2013 Tensions are high. But South Korea says it does not plan to remove its workers an industrial complex inside the North. Also, while a Russian diplomat says North Korean officials have asked that it consider evacuating staff, no such action is planned at this time.
April 4, 2013 ANALYSIS: The threats are coming almost daily. But put what's being said by North Korean leaders in context, and remember, we've heard this before. Still, war on the Korean peninsula would be disastrous. So the talk can't be dismissed.
April 4, 2013 South Korea's defense minister says the missile could have been moved for testing or for drills, and that there's no sign of military mobilizations that could suggest preparations for a full-scale conflict.
April 3, 2013 South Korean companies employ about 55,000 North Koreans at the Kaesong Industrial Complex. But the North has blocked trucks and workers from the South, as Kim Jong Un's regime continues to express its displeasure with U.S.-South Korean military exercises.
April 3, 2013 The North's move to block South Korean workers from getting to a jointly run factory park is a familiar way for the communist state to show its displeasure. But it comes at a time when tensions are as high as they've been in years. And the North's new leader is inexperienced at this diplomatic game.
April 2, 2013 The hot rhetoric continues. North Korea says it will resume work at a facility that had been shut down after disarmament talks. The North now views its nuclear program as non-negotiable, experts say.
April 1, 2013 The United States has sent two F-22 Raptor fighter jets to take part military drills in South Korea, a move a Pentagon spokesman told the AP is meant to show U.S. commitment to the defense of the region from its North Korean neighbor.
March 28, 2013 In rare move clearly aimed at North Korea, the U.S. command in the South announced the practice bomb run by the Missouri-based B-2s.
March 21, 2013 That doesn't necessarily mean that China was behind the attack. There is a possibility that North Korean hackers launched the attack from China.
March 15, 2013 North Korea has been increasingly hostile, warning of a preemptive nuclear strike on the U.S.
March 5, 2013 "In the interest of stopping the Korean conflict, with its great toil of suffering and bloodshed," all sides agreed to the ceasefire. They also agreed to work on a "peaceful settlement of the Korean question." That work remains unfinished.