April 23, 2021

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N.K.'s paper calls for post-war 'Chollima' spirit against challenges

SEOUL, April 23 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's official newspaper on Friday called on its people to rev up efforts to achieve

April 23, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 23 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's official newspaper on Friday called on its people to rev up efforts to achieve

U.S. fully ready to deter any aggression from N. Korea: U.S. commander

By Byun Duk-kun  WASHINGTON, April 21 (Yonhap) -- The United States is ready and able to deter any aggression

April 23, 2021 By Yonhap News

By Byun Duk-kun  WASHINGTON, April 21 (Yonhap) -- The United States is ready and able to deter any aggression

U.N. rapporteurs send letter to S. Korea voicing concerns over anti-Pyongyang leafleting ban

SEOUL, April 22 (Yonhap) -- U.N. special rapporteurs voiced concerns that South Korea's anti-leafleting law could restrict freedom of expression

April 22, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 22 (Yonhap) -- U.N. special rapporteurs voiced concerns that South Korea's anti-leafleting law could restrict freedom of expression

Unification ministry to look into how N.K. founder's memoirs hit bookshelves in S. Korea

SEOUL, April 22 (Yonhap) -- The unification ministry will look into how memoirs of North Korea's national founder Kim Il-sung hit

April 22, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 22 (Yonhap) -- The unification ministry will look into how memoirs of North Korea's national founder Kim Il-sung hit

N.K. leader sends third congratulatory message to Cuba's new president

SEOUL, April 22 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sent his third congratulatory message to Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel

April 22, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 22 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sent his third congratulatory message to Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel

N. Korea seeking to defeat U.S. missile defenses: CRS report

By Byun Duk-kun  WASHINGTON, April 21 (Yonhap) -- North Korea appears to be working to develop capabilities that can

April 22, 2021 By Yonhap News

By Byun Duk-kun  WASHINGTON, April 21 (Yonhap) -- North Korea appears to be working to develop capabilities that can

Last-remaining int'l aid workers leave N. Korea: Russian official

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- The last-remaining aid workers stationed in North Korea left the country in March, a Russian news

April 21, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- The last-remaining aid workers stationed in North Korea left the country in March, a Russian news

In NYT interview, Moon urges Washington to resume dialogue with Pyongyang

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in stressed the importance of the United States restarting dialogue with North

April 21, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in stressed the importance of the United States restarting dialogue with North

N. Korea tightens antivirus measures in border city along China

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is stepping up measures to ward off the new coronavirus in a city along

April 21, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is stepping up measures to ward off the new coronavirus in a city along

Unification ministry mulling giving local governments early approval for inter-Korean projects

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- The unification ministry is considering giving local governments the go-head for inter-Korean cooperation projects even before

April 21, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- The unification ministry is considering giving local governments the go-head for inter-Korean cooperation projects even before

N.K. leader stresses 'special' relations with Cuba in another congratulatory message to new ruling party chief

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stressed the country's "special" strategic relations with Cuba in another message

April 21, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stressed the country's "special" strategic relations with Cuba in another message

N. Korea continues to work on submersible missile test barge at Nampo: report

By Byun Duk-kun  WASHINGTON, April 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is continuing to work on a submersible missile test

April 21, 2021 By Yonhap News

By Byun Duk-kun  WASHINGTON, April 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is continuing to work on a submersible missile test

N. Korean missiles and cyber capabilities pose threats to U.S.: generals

By Byun Duk-kun  WASHINGTON, April 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korea continues to pose threats to the United States both

April 20, 2021 By Yonhap News

By Byun Duk-kun  WASHINGTON, April 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korea continues to pose threats to the United States both

N.K. leader congratulates Cuban president on election as new ruling party chief

SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un congratulated Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on his election as the new

April 20, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un congratulated Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on his election as the new

N.K.'s largest youth group to hold first congress in 5 years next week

SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's largest youth organization will hold its first congress in five years next week, state

April 20, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's largest youth organization will hold its first congress in five years next week, state

N. Korea likely to ramp up cyber attacks against S. Korea, U.S. this year amid prolonged sanctions: expert

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is likely to continue increasing cyber attacks against financial institutions and think tanks in

April 19, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is likely to continue increasing cyber attacks against financial institutions and think tanks in

Today in Korean history

April 20  1906 -- The Korean Empire, as the country was called in the late 19th and early 20th centuries,

April 19, 2021 By Yonhap News

April 20  1906 -- The Korean Empire, as the country was called in the late 19th and early 20th centuries,

Yonhap News Summary

The following is the first summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Monday.  -------------------- (LEAD)

April 19, 2021 By Yonhap News

The following is the first summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Monday.  -------------------- (LEAD)

(LEAD) S. Korea seeking to toughen regulations on internet-based exchanges with N. Korea

(ATTN: REPLACES comments with spokesperson's remarks in paras 4-7; ADDS photo)  SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is

April 19, 2021 By Yonhap News

(ATTN: REPLACES comments with spokesperson's remarks in paras 4-7; ADDS photo)  SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is

S. Korea seeking to toughen regulations on internet-based exchanges with N. Korea

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is seeking to require its citizens to win government approval in advance before exchanging

April 19, 2021 By Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is seeking to require its citizens to win government approval in advance before exchanging