Tag - S. Korea

N. Korea launches missiles before US-S. Korean drills

Seoul: Nuclear-armed North Korea test-fired two strategic cruise missiles from a submarine, state news agency KCNA said on Monday. The move came as U.S.-South Korea military drills were due to begin. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said the military was on high alert and the country's intelligence agency was working with its U.S. counterpart to analyze the specifics of the launch.

“Cristiano Ronaldo is 50-50 to play v S.Korea”: Coach Santos

Al Rayyan: On December 1, Portugal coach Fernando Santos said that Cristiano Ronaldo's availability was still in question for their closing Group H match against South Korea on Friday. "I think it is 50-50 if he plays or not, we'll see," Santos said at a news conference. "It will depend on if and how he practices today, if we see he is in good condition... There is a plan for if he is not available," he added.

U.S., Japan, S. Korea to discuss N. Korea’s recent missile launches

Washington: On Feb 6, the U.S. State Department said that the U.S. special representative for North Korea would meet with Japanese and South Korean counterparts later this week. The sudden meeting was slated following a series of ballistic missile tests Pyongyang launched last month. U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim will visit Honolulu from Feb. 10-15 to host a trilateral meeting "to discuss a broad range of issues, including the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula," the department said in a statement.