N.K. leader briefed on plan for missile strikes near Guam

N.K. leader briefed on plan for missile strikes near Guam

 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been briefed on the military's plan to fire ballistic missiles near the U.S. territory of Guam, home to key American air and naval bases, Pyongyang's state media said Tuesday.
Gold prices hit 4-month high on geopolitical risks

Gold prices hit 4-month high on geopolitical risks

Escalating geopolitical risks surrounding North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs have caused gold prices to soar in South Korea and led to a surge in trade in the precious metal, the local exchange said Sunday.
S. Korea, U.S. agree to discuss all steps against N. Korea in advance

S. Korea, U.S. agree to discuss all steps against N. Korea in advance

Top security advisers of South Korea and the United States agreed Friday to discuss in advance any steps they could take to contain provocative North Korea, Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said, apparently suggesting the U.S. will not pre-emptively strike the communist North without informing Seoul beforehand.