1 hr ago | Asia News Network
South Korea on Monday slammed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's defence of political leaders' visits to the country's controversial war shrine, reiterating its demand that Japan correct its understanding of history.
3 hrs ago | Reuters
South Korean shares edged lower on Monday, with gains in automakers such as Hyundai Motor offset by falls in food companies as institutions took profits on the sector.
7 hrs ago | News24
Beijing - The Chinese Embassy in Pyongyang asked North Korea to release a private Chinese fishing boat and its crew soon after its owner reported the detention 10 days ago, state media said.
9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
The Anti-Human Trafficking Division has applied to the Criminal Court for a warrant to arrest Piengjai Phuplado, 43, who is the aunt of the teenage girl lured into the flesh trade in South Korea, Pol Col Chusak Apaisak said.
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It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
Six years after its 2007 Seoul run, South Africa's iconic musical "Umoja: The Spirit of Togetherness" is back in Korea to show off the country's colorful and explosive culture, deeply linked to its stormy history.
A 4.9-magnitude quake hit an area near Baeknyeong Island off Incheon, west of Seoul, on Saturday.
For months the young emperor to the north has been threatening to turn this thriving metropolis into a "sea of fire." But it's not easy to ruffle the jaunty vibe of 75-year-old Kim Chong-shik as he strolls among young couples and shoppers along the boutiques of the Gangnam District.
Hansol Museum, home to a lifetime art collection of the founder and adviser to Hansol Group Lee In-hee, the eldest daughter of Samsung's founding chairman Lee Byung-chul, opened its doors to the public on Wednesday.
This undated picture, released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on May 17, 2013, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspecting the February 20 factory of the Korean People's Army , producing varieties of foodstuff at undisclosed place in North Korea.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Sunday fired a short-range missile into the East Sea, Yonhap News Agency said quoting an anonymous Seoul military official.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Russia's President Vladimir Putin smile as they meet at Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Black Sea resort of Sochi, May 17, 2013.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Korea Kathleen Stephens donated 10 million won to the Korea Cycling Federation Wednesday, the federation said.
Korea should recalibrate its multiculturalism policy toward a greater acceptance of cultural diversity and broader social integration of ethnic minorities, a senior official said Thursday.
President Park Geun-hye on Saturday took part in honoring the 33rd anniversary of a popular movement in the southern city of Gwangju that acted as the watershed event in the nation's transition into a democracy and said the event should be used to bring about national unity.
France's Junior Minister of Small Business, Innovation, and Digital Economy, Fleur Pellerin, arrives to attend the first cabinet meeting of the Hollande government at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 17, 2012.
By Daniel King, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class It might seem unusual for the U.S. Coast Guard to participate in a large-scale, international, military exercise half way around the world in South Korea; however, it is even more unusual for two brothers from Stevensville, Montana, to deploy to South Korea together as members of Coast Guard ... (more)