New foldable, walking robot could aid future space missions

Seoul, Jun 26 Scientists have built the first foldable walking robot that pops up when deployed, and could be used for future space missions as well as seabed exploration on Earth.The robot, which...

Jun 26, 2017 4:38 PM | Newsscroll

N Korea doubts over South's Olympic invite: report

Seoul, Jun 26 A top North Korean sports official voiced doubts over a proposal by South Korean President Moon Jae-In to form a unified Olympic team, citing political tensions and a lack of time, a...

Jun 26, 2017 11:11 AM | Newsscroll

S Korea's Moon heads to US as North threat grows

Seoul, Jun 26 South Korea's dovish new President Moon Jae-In -- who backs engagement with the nuclear-armed North -- heads to Washington this week for talks with his hawkish US counterpart Donald...

Jun 26, 2017 11:08 AM | Newsscroll

World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'

Paris, Jun 26 Dozens of city mayors from around the world -- including Washington, Berlin, Paris, Tokyo and Sydney -- today called on G20 leaders to stick to their commitments on tackling climate...

Jun 26, 2017 3:57 AM | Newsscroll

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

Seoul, Jun 25 South Korea President Moon Jae-in said he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North's nuclear program.Moon made...

Jun 25, 2017 9:21 AM | Newsscroll

WTF? World Taekwondo Federation rebrands over acronym

Seoul, June 24 The World Taekwondo Federation has changed its name to World Taekwondo after becoming uncomfortable with the "negative connotations" of its acronym, WTF.The body has been named World...

Jun 24, 2017 6:19 PM | Newsscroll

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

Seoul, Jun 24 South Korea President Moon Jae-in said today he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North's nuclear...

Jun 24, 2017 5:21 PM | Newsscroll

China stalls India's wait for NSG membership again

Berne [Switzerland] June 24 : Thanks to China, India's wait for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership continues as the twenty-seventh plenary meeting of the body ended here without handing...

Jun 23, 2017 2:02 PM | Newsscroll

Second N Korean soldier defects to S. Korea in a month

Seoul, Jun 24 A North Korean soldier defected to the South after crossing the heavily fortified border, a defence ministry spokesman said Saturday, the second soldier to defect this month."A North...

Jun 24, 2017 12:21 PM | Newsscroll

North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Seoul, Jun 23 North Korea today called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.The North's...

Jun 24, 2017 2:31 AM | Newsscroll