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Spate of missile launches triggers call for unity on Korean Peninsula

New York: Raising alarms that the situation on the Korean Peninsula is heading in the “wrong direction”, a senior UN official appealed to the UN Security Council for unity on Monday, following a spate of missile launches in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Republic of Korea calls for UN-led ‘era of global community’

New York: The UN needs to usher in and lead a new “era of global community”, and the Republic of Korea will do all it can to support a revived world order based on solidarity and cooperation, the nation’s President, Moon Jae-in, told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday.

IAEA ‘deeply troubled’ by DPRK nuclear reactor development

New York: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says it is “deeply troubled” by indications that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) appears to have restarted its Yongbyon nuclear reactor.

South Korea: Construction of Chinatown evokes anti-China sentiments

Incheon:  An under construction Chinatown in South Korea, named as Korea-China Culture Town, located in Gangwon province, is inviting the ire of people, media reports said.

Republic of Korea stresses support for developing nations during COVID-19

New York: The President of the Republic of Korea has signaled his country’s support to developing nations during the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes ensuring they have equitable access to any vaccines against the deadly new coronavirus.  

Covid-19: S Korea working to break Itaewon-linked transmission chain

Seoul/UNI: South Korean health officials are striving hard to  break the chain of transmission related to the cluster infections in Seoul's nightlife district of Itaewon as sporadic outbreaks are witnessed every now and then across the country.

North Korea appoints Korean Unification Talks Chief as new Foreign Minister: Reports

Seoul/Sputnik: North Korea has appointed Ri Son Gwon, the former head of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country (CPRC), as the country’s new foreign minister, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported on Sunday, citing sources in Pyongyang.

South Korea’s Moon shakes off pessimism about dialogue with Pyongyang

Seoul/Sputnik/UNI: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has expressed some hope about the prospects of dialogue with North Korea, as well as possibilities of Pyongyang resuming talks with the United States.

Critical food programmes in North Korea can’t wait for ‘diplomatic progress’, UN food agency warns

New York, Oct 10 (IBNS): North Korea’s humanitarian situation remains dire, with widespread chronic food insecurity and malnutrition, the United Nations emergency food relief agency has warned, urging greater and sustained funding for its aid operations there.

UN Chief praises efforts to reduce tension on Korean Peninsula

New York, Sept 30 (IBNS): UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has welcomed the latest efforts made towards building trust and reducing military tension on the Korean Peninsula, following his meeting with North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Friday, during High-Level week of the General Assembly.

South Korea leads developed nations in household debt, UN expert warns

New York, May 24 (IBNS):Despite being the world’s 11th largest economy, a significant number of South Koreans are living in “substandard” housing, faced with rising rents they can no longer afford, a United Nations rights expert said on Wednesday, noting that the country now leads developed nations in levels of household debt.

UN chief ‘optimistic’ over peace efforts to denuclearize Korean Peninsula

New York, May 4 (IBNS): The UN chief expressed optimism on Thursday that the full denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula could become a reality, following last week’s historic joint declaration from the leaders of the north and south, which eased months of rising tension over North Korea’s nuclear programme.

Kim Jong Un, Moon Jae-in shake hands ahead of historic summit

Seoul, Apr 27 (IBNS): Ahead of the landmark summit, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South's President Moon Jae-in shook hands over the Military Demarcation Line on Friday .

DPRK’s suspension of missile tests should lead to ‘irreversible’ commitment to ban nuclear testing – UN-backed treaty body

New York, Apr 26 (IBNS): The world’s nuclear proliferation watchdog has welcomed the announcement by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to suspend its nuclear and missile tests and shut down its Punggye-ri atomic test site.

'Path is open’ to peaceful denuclearization of Korean Peninsula – UN chief

New York, Apr 22 (IBNS):Following the leader of North Korea’s announcement that nuclear and missile tests are to end, the United Nations chief António Guterres said on Saturday that the “path is open for the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula”.