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In a Seoul coffee shop, onetime North Koreans enter the 21st century SEOUL — Ten dollars is all it takes to become a shareholder in the Yovel coffee shop. It's not about the money. It's about the investment. Joseph Park wants North Korean escapers like him to buy in, literally and emotionally, to his venture.…

UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon To Visit North Korea, Seoul 'Closely Watching' For … U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is reportedly set to visit North Korea this week while South Korea is closely watching for hints of further missile tests by Pyongyang. In this photo, South Korean conservative activists hold placards showing … Read more on…

Seoul seeks hacker troops to fend off North Korean cyberattacks SEOUL — A new army of South Korean soldiers was intently focused on fending off the enemy attack. Where were they coming from? What tactics were they using? And how best to neutralize them? The attackers were probably North Korean — that's a given … Read…

North Korean drones trespassed into South's airspace, Seoul says SEOUL, Sept. 2 (UPI) — South Korea said North Korean drones trespassed into the South's side of the demilitarized zone several times during the high-level talks in August – but Seoul's military was unable to shoot them down even after they entered … Read more on…

North Korea Threatens To Turn Seoul Into 'Sea Of Fire' After South Korea Fires … North Korea said Friday it will attack Seoul unless its southern neighbor stops activists from launching propaganda leaflets across the border, according to a report in the Korea Observer, a pro-South Korea news website. The threat comes days after ……

Seoul Says North Korea Laid Land Mines at Border SEOUL—North Korean soldiers laid three land mines that exploded a week ago on the South Korean side of the nations' heavily fortified border, the United Nations and Seoul's military said. The explosions severed the legs of two South Korean soldiers. Read more on Wall Street Journal

North Korea welcomes agreement but says Seoul 'learned a lesson' In Seoul, South Koreans expressed relief but also skepticism about the North's latest "regret" over the land mine blasts in the DMZ, The Korea Herald reported. "I was worried about the possible breakout of war, but I am so relieved that the two Koreas ……

North Korea preparing to shoot down South's loudspeakers, Seoul says Seoul has said the North fears the South's propaganda campaign because it exposes the regime in Pyongyang. South Korean outlet News 1 reported Seoul has hired a woman defector as one of the commentators for South Korea's propaganda campaign, … Read more on UPI.com

North Korea executes minister by anti-aircraft fire, says Seoul North Korea has executed its defence minister by anti-aircraft fire for crimes including falling asleep at a meeting in front of Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader, Seoul's intelligence agency has reported. Hyon Yong Chol, 66, had enjoyed a rapid rise … Read more on Financial…

North Korea Developing Ballistic-Missile Submarine, Seoul Says SEOUL—North Korea appears on track to deploy in four to five years a fully operational submarine capable of launching ballistic missiles, a South Korean military official said Monday. If completed, it will present a fresh, hard-to-detect danger for U … Read more on Wall Street Journal

Seoul announces countermeasures after North Korea's SLBM launch During a meeting with foreign affairs and security ministers on May 12, President Park Geun-hye described the threat posed by North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) as a “serious challenge” and called for the development of … Read more on The Hankyoreh