U.S. Bombers Buzz N.Korean Coast
U.S. B-1B Lancer bombers flew in international airspace off North Korea's eastern coast in the latest show of force on Sunday as a war of words between the two countries escalated to fever pitch. The move came after North Korea threatened to detonate a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. South Korea's National Security Council met on Sunday amid fears that the U.S. could clash with North Korea.
2 More Quakes Rattle N.Korea's Nuke Test Site
More People Die of Alzheimer's
N.Korea Bolsters Military Bases on Frontlines
China Limits Refined Oil Exports to N.Korea
France 'Could Skip Olympics If N.Korean Threat Continues'
Moon Says Only Dialogue Can Resolve N.Korean Nuclear Standoff
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Cabinet OKs US$8 Million Humanitarian Aid to N.Korea
The government on Thursday approved a proposal to give US$8 million in aid to North Korean mothers and children through international organizations. But it did not set a date for the payment.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korean FM Says Trump Makes Rocket Attack on U.S. 'Inevitable'
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho on Saturday said U.S. President Donald Trump is making a rocket attack on the U.S. mainland "inevitable" amid an escalating war of words between the two countries.
BUSINESS
Egg Sales Recover Ahead of Chuseok
Sales of eggs are showing signs of stabilizing ahead of Chuseok or Korean thanksgiving after a slump due to the pesticide contamination scare. Industry watchers attribute the recovery to rising demand ahead of Chuseok.