US, South Korea begin military drills amid Pyongyang threats

US, South Korea begin military drills amid Pyongyang threats

The United States and South Korea kicked off annual military exercises on Monday, prompting warnings of retaliation from the North, as already-heightened tension on the peninsula has been inflamed by the defection of a Pyongyang diplomat. North Korea has become further isolated after a January nuclear test, its fourth, and the launch of a long-range […]

Two Americans to face trial in N. Korea, Pyongyang says

Two Americans to face trial in N. Korea, Pyongyang says

Two US citizens will face trial for carrying out hostile acts against North Korea, Pyongyang announced on Monday. A small number of Americans visit North Korea each year as tourists despite the US State Department’s warnings against it. Investigations into US nationals Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle have confirmed their hostile acts with […]