Korean peninsula is a 'touch-and-go nuclear powder keg' and North Korea has the power to deter an ''ever-increasing nuclear threat'' by the United States with a pre-emptive strike if necessary, foreign minister Ri Su Yong says - @Reuters
Editor's note: The Wall Street Journal's Alastair Gale says past North Korean offers of talks with the South have been quickly stalemated. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un yet to meet a foreign leader since taking power in late 2011.
South Korea's PM Chung Hong-won vows strong retaliation against any North Korean attacks during speech at ceremony commemorating 4th anniversary of North Korea's shelling attack on Yeonpyeong Island - @YonhapNews
The US flew two B-2 stealth bombers over South Korea as part of a military exercise on Thursday, March 28.
The move is the latest event in long running tensions between the North and the South and follows strong rhetoric from Pyongyang. It comes a day after it cut a military hotline with the South. - BBC News