Thomson Reuters

North Korea warns foreigners to leave South amid new threats of war

Share Slideshow
Photographer
� Lee Jae Won / Reuters

North Korean soldiers look to the South as they patrol at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone separating the North from South Korea in Paju, about 55 km (34 miles) north of Seoul March 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

North Korean soldiers look to the South as they patrol at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone separating the North from South Korea in Paju, about 55 km (34 miles) north of Seoul March 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
Close
1 / 15
Photographer
KCNA

North Korean officials attend a national meeting to mark the 20th anniversary of late leader Kim Jong-il's election as chairman of North Korea's National Defence Commission at the April 25 House of Culture in Pyongyang April 8, 2013, in this picture taken and released by the North's official KCNA news agency on Monday. REUTERS/KCNA

North Korean officials attend a national meeting to mark the 20th anniversary of late leader Kim Jong-il's election as chairman of North Korea's National Defence Commission at the April 25 House of Culture in Pyongyang April 8, 2013, in this picture taken and released by the North's official KCNA news agency on Monday. REUTERS/KCNA
Close
2 / 15
Photographer
YONHAP

South Korean soldiers check vehicles heading towards the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine) located just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, on the Grand Unification Bridge in Paju, north of Seoul, early April 8, 2013. REUTERS/Lim Byong-sik/Yonhap

South Korean soldiers check vehicles heading towards the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine) located just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, on the Grand Unification Bridge in Paju, north of Seoul, early April 8, 2013. REUTERS/Lim Byong-sik/Yonhap
Close
3 / 15
Photographer
YONHAP

Reporters question a South Korean businessman (R) as he returns from the Kaesong Industrial Complex inside the North Korean border, upon his arrival at the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine), just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul, April 8, 2013. REUTERS/Lim Byong-sik/Yonhap

Reporters question a South Korean businessman (R) as he returns from the Kaesong Industrial Complex inside the North Korean border, upon his arrival at the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine), just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul, April 8, 2013. REUTERS/Lim Byong-sik/Yonhap
Close
4 / 15
Photographer
YONHAP

South Koreans carry products made in the Kaesong Industrial Complex inside the North Korean border, at the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine), just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul, April 8, 2013, after the vehicle arrived from Kaesong to the South. REUTERS/Lim Byong-sik/Yonhap

South Koreans carry products made in the Kaesong Industrial Complex inside the North Korean border, at the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine), just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul, April 8, 2013, after the vehicle arrived from Kaesong to the South. REUTERS/Lim Byong-sik/Yonhap
Close
5 / 15
Advertisement
Skip ad
3
Photographer
YONHAP

South Korean businessmen, workers and drivers hoping to enter North Korea's Kaesong Industrial Complex wait before heading to the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine) located just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, on the Grand Unification Bridge in Paju, north of Seoul, early April 8, 2013. REUTERS/Lim Byong-sik/Yonhap

South Korean businessmen, workers and drivers hoping to enter North Korea's Kaesong Industrial Complex wait before heading to the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine) located just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, on the Grand Unification Bridge in Paju, north of Seoul, early April 8, 2013. REUTERS/Lim Byong-sik/Yonhap
Close
6 / 15
Photographer
YONHAP

Reporters question a South Korean businessman (C) as he returns from the Kaesong Industrial Complex inside the North Korean border, upon his arrival at the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine), just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul, April 8, 2013. REUTERS/Lim Byong-sik/Yonhap

Reporters question a South Korean businessman (C) as he returns from the Kaesong Industrial Complex inside the North Korean border, upon his arrival at the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine), just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul, April 8, 2013. REUTERS/Lim Byong-sik/Yonhap
Close
7 / 15
Photographer
KCNA

North Korean soldiers take part in a shooting drill in an unknown location in this picture taken on April 6, 2013 and released by North Korea's official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang on April 7, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA

North Korean soldiers take part in a shooting drill in an unknown location in this picture taken on April 6, 2013 and released by North Korea's official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang on April 7, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA
Close
8 / 15
Photographer
KCNA

North Korean soldiers with military dogs take part in drills in an unknown location in this picture taken on April 6, 2013 and released by North Korea's official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang on April 7, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA

North Korean soldiers with military dogs take part in drills in an unknown location in this picture taken on April 6, 2013 and released by North Korea's official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang on April 7, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA
Close
9 / 15
Photographer
KCNA

A North Korean military dog bites a dummy of South Korean Defence Minister Kim Kwan-jin during a military drill in an unknown location in this picture taken on April 6, 2013 and released by North Korea's official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang on April 7, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA

A North Korean military dog bites a dummy of South Korean Defence Minister Kim Kwan-jin during a military drill in an unknown location in this picture taken on April 6, 2013 and released by North Korea's official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang on April 7, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA
Close
10 / 15
Advertisement
Skip ad
3
Photographer
LEE JAE-WON

North Korean soldiers work beside their military fences near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the North from South Korea, in this picture taken from an observation post of the South, just south of the DMZ in Paju, north of Seoul April 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

North Korean soldiers work beside their military fences near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the North from South Korea, in this picture taken from an observation post of the South, just south of the DMZ in Paju, north of Seoul April 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
Close
11 / 15
Photographer
LEE JAE-WON

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fences near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North Korea from South Korea in Paju, north of Seoul April 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

South Korean soldiers patrol along the military fences near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North Korea from South Korea in Paju, north of Seoul April 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
Close
12 / 15
Photographer
LEE JAE-WON

South Koreans look north through binoculars near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North Korea from South Korea in Paju, north of Seoul April 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

South Koreans look north through binoculars near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North Korea from South Korea in Paju, north of Seoul April 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
Close
13 / 15
Photographer
LEE JAE-WON

North Korean defectors living in Seoul pray for peace and reunification of the divided Korean peninsula, during a divine service at a church in Seoul April 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

North Korean defectors living in Seoul pray for peace and reunification of the divided Korean peninsula, during a divine service at a church in Seoul April 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
Close
14 / 15
Photographer
LEE JAE-WON

A South Korean couple walks past a military fence decorated with ribbons on which people have written their hopes for the peace and reunification of the divided Korean peninsula, near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North Korea and South Korea in Paju, north of Seoul April 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

A South Korean couple walks past a military fence decorated with ribbons on which people have written their hopes for the peace and reunification of the divided Korean peninsula, near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North Korea and South Korea in Paju, north of Seoul April 7, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
Close
15 / 15
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

All Collections

Russia on the border

4:30pm EDT

All Collections

Super spellers

3:00pm EDT

All Collections

China's smokers

2:45pm EDT

All Collections

Street battles in Burundi

11:55am EDT

All Collections

Migrant dinghy crossing

9:40am EDT

All Collections

The beautiful game

9:20am EDT

All Collections

Torrential floods in Texas

8:15am EDT

All Collections

Most powerful women

Tuesday, May 26, 2015