The United States and the Republic of Korea announced joint naval war games in the Yellow Sea, a day after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea shelled an island near the disputed border with the ROK. China calls for restraint Wen: China opposes military provocations Comments (362)
The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States will stage a joint naval drill in waters off the west coast of the Korean Peninsula next week, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed to Xinhua Wednesday.
South Korea has suspended delivery of pledged aid to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) following its artillery barrage on a South Korean island, the unification ministry said Wednesday.
ROK President Lee Myung-bak (C) listens to Defence Minister Kim Tae-young (3rd R) during the urgent security conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul Nov 23, 2010. Lee, who has pursued a hard line with the reclusive DPRK since taking office nearly three years ago, said a response had to be firm following the attack on Yeonpyeong island, just 120 km (75 miles) west of the capital Seoul.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea exchanged artillery fire with the Republic of Korea, after the DPRK shelled an island near their disputed sea border, killing at least two ROK marines, setting dozens of buildings ablaze and sending civilians fleeing for shelter. Comments (70)
Military activities within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) are mainly aimed at fighting terrorism, rather than any specific country or military organization, SCO Secretary General Muratbek Imanaliev has told Xinhua.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired Tuesday scores of artillery onto a Republic of Korea (ROK) island and into waters off the west coast of the divided peninsula, killing one ROK soldier and prompting a return fire, officials here said.