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Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military

A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and transgender soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty Internati...

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military

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Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse, fear prosecution in South Korean military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and trans soldiers ...
2019-07-11, 08:26

Amnesty International calls on South Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers Amnesty International on Thursday called on South Korea to decriminalize same-sex relationships for men in the military, warning current laws fuel vi...
2019-07-11, 04:13

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted. Male soldiers who have consensual sex are being charged with committing “indecent acts,” even though the army says it does not discriminate against s...
2019-07-11, 06:52

North Korea threatens to leave South Korea out of U.S. talks over military exercises A North Korean official threatened Sunday to exclude South Korea from future negotiations with the United States over ongoing joint military drills b...
2019-08-12, 01:00

Buying a big stick: South Korea's military spending has North Korea worried South Korea and North Korea have continued to pour resources into modernizing their militaries despite a frenzy of diplomacy since 2018, data shows, ...
2019-09-11, 05:39

North Korea says no inter-Korean talks unless South Korea, U.S. end military drills There will not be inter-Korean talks unless South Korea and the United States end joint military exercises that set North Korea as an "enemy," a seni...
2019-08-11, 02:00

North Korea fired projectiles from around Wonsan: South Korea military North Korea fired at least two unidentified projectiles early on Thursday from an area near Wonsan, on North Korea's eastern coast, South Korea's Joi...
2019-07-25, 01:00

North Korea fired projectiles from near Wonsan: South Korea military North Korea fired at least two unidentified projectiles early on Thursday from an area near Wonsan, on North Korea's eastern coast, South Korea's Joi...
2019-07-25, 01:39

North Korea bristles at joint South Korea-U.S. military exercise North Korea bristled Tuesday at joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States, calling the maneuvers a violation of a series of ...
2019-08-06, 15:13

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile te...
2019-07-16, 17:52

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own co...
2019-07-17, 09:52

North Korea Fires More Projectiles Ahead of Joint U.S.-South Korea Military Drill The launch, its fourth test in 13 days, came days before the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a joint military exercise, which the...
2019-08-06, 03:13

North Korea fires more projectiles amid preparations for U.S.-South Korea military exercises Monday's launch was North Korea's fourth test in less than two weeks –highlighting the stalled negotiations between President Donald ...
2019-08-06, 03:13

South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Ko...
2019-07-01, 09:13

North Korea says joint military drills violate agreements with U.S., South Korea: KCNA North Korea said on Tuesday that the joint military drill being conducted by the United States and South Korea violates agreements North Korea made w...
2019-08-06, 04:52

North Korea Fires More Ballistic Missiles Ahead of U.S.-South Korea Military Drill The launch, its fourth test in 13 days, came days before the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a joint military exercise, which the...
2019-08-06, 03:39

North Korea says latest missile tests were 'warning' to US, South Korea over military exercises North Korea said Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the latest live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles, w...
2019-08-07, 12:26

North Korea fires missiles into sea: South Korea military South Korean officials reported two projectiles being launched into the sea. A United States official has described them as "short-range." It comes a...
2019-07-25, 07:39

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seo...
2019-07-12, 12:26

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Sami...
2019-05-30, 11:39

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the...
2019-07-18, 06:26

Japan says no comment on International Court of Justice plan in South Korea dispute Japan's government is considering various steps to resolve the dispute with South Korea over wartime forced laborers, but will not comment on whether...
2019-07-19, 07:13

North Korea fires two more ballistic missiles, the South’s military says The missile test is the second in a week after North Korea signaled its anger at planned U.S.-South Korea military exercises. President Trump played ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country b...
2019-08-06, 04:00

U.S. military lifts troop curfew in South Korea in 90-day test The commander of U.S. Forces Korea lifted a 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew for military personnel that will be re-evaluated in 90 days, with the decision ri...
2019-06-19, 03:39

U.S. and South Korea Prepare Military Drills Despite Warnings From Pyongyang (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea and the United States are preparing to hold their annual joint military exercises despite warnings from Nort...
2019-08-05, 12:52

No plan to change South Korea-U.S. military exercise, U.S. official says The United States does not plan to make changes to a military drill with South Korea, a senior U.S. defense official said on Wednesday, despite a ser...
2019-08-01, 05:26

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea, South Korean military says The launch comes amid new tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and a stalemate in the Trump administration's push for Kim Jong Un to give u...
2019-07-25, 03:13

Trump: Kim's letter complained about U.S.-South Korea military exercises President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's letter was dedicated to "complaining about the ridiculous and expensive" ...
2019-08-10, 22:52

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst...
2019-08-25, 06:39

South Korea scraps military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan South Korea is scrapping its military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that threatens global suppl...
2019-08-22, 19:13

Kim Jong Un says missile launches a warning to U.S., South Korea over military drill The missile launch, the North's fourth such action in less than two weeks, came amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea milit...
2019-08-07, 09:39

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan South Korea said it was withdrawing from an agreement to share military intelligence with Japan—widening a rift between two U.S. allies and undermini...
2019-08-23, 04:52

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft South Korean fighter jets fired warning shots at a Russian military aircraft Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace, the country's defense ...
2019-07-23, 07:00

No plan to change upcoming South Korea-U.S. military exercise: U.S. official The United States does not plan to make changes to an upcoming military drill with South Korea, a senior U.S. defense official said on Wednesday, des...
2019-08-01, 00:39

North Korea fired 2 short-range missiles into the sea: South Korean military A South Korean defense official, requesting anonymity citing department rules, said that the United States analyzed one of the missiles that flew lon...
2019-07-25, 06:52

South Korea to nix intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, alarming US military officials South Korea's move prompted immediate concern from U.S. military officials and comes in the wake of repeated North Korean missile tests.  ...
2019-08-22, 22:52

South Korea braces for bumpy ride in U.S. military cost-sharing talks South Korea said arriving at a consensus with the United States on the 11th Special Measures Agreement is not expected to be easy, according to a Sou...
2019-09-27, 10:13

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South K...
2019-06-02, 17:13

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsi...
2019-07-16, 14:13

South Korea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defense official...
2019-07-23, 09:39

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of Natio...
2019-07-23, 06:39

Brandon O'Neill gets nod in unfamiliar Socceroos squad to face South Korea Midfielder joined by five other new facesTwenty-year-old Harry Souttar also includedBrandon O’Neill’s sterling domestic from this season has been rec...
2019-05-23, 06:13

Samsung Heir and South Korea's Ex-President Could Face More Jail Time South Korea’s Supreme Court struck down lower-court decisions for cases involving Samsung’s de facto leader and the country’s imprisoned ex-president...
2019-08-29, 18:00

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russian military aircraft that violated its airspace The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of Natio...
2019-07-23, 06:39

South Korea begins military drills around disputed island amid feud with Japan South Korea's military will conduct two days of drills around a tiny island also claimed by Japan, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, just days a...
2019-08-25, 05:52

South Korea fires warning shots after 2 Russian military aircraft enter its airspace US Air Force Photo South Korea's military says it fired flares and warning shots after Russian military planes entered the country's airspace on Tue...
2019-07-23, 12:26

Toxic Employers Face Jail As South Korea Tackles Workplace Bullying After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired ...
2019-07-15, 18:13

South Korea serial killer suspect found after 30 years, but won't face prosecution DNA technology links man to Hwaseong murders that inspired a film, but the statute of limitations has expiredSouth Korean police have identified a su...
2019-09-20, 04:13

South Korea employers face jail for sacking harassed staff under new bullying law Abuse by those in power is so widespread that there is a word for it – ‘gabjil’New legislation has come into effect in South Korea that could see emp...
2019-07-16, 08:00

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific trainin...
2019-05-23, 22:52

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with...
2019-05-24, 11:52

North Korea fired 2 short-range ballistic missiles, the second launch in less than a week, the South Korean military says Reuters North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday, days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea a...
2019-07-31, 22:13

Amnesty International to make almost 100 staff redundant ‘Overspending by organisation’s senior leadership team’ blamed for £17m budget deficitAmnesty International is to cut almost 100 jobs as part of urge...
2019-06-06, 13:13

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides ...
2019-05-22, 00:00

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homi...
2019-05-22, 01:00

Amnesty International issues travel warning for US The human rights organization warns gun violence has led to a "human rights crisis" in the US. The killings of 31 people in attacks at the weekend ha...
2019-08-08, 20:26

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end wha...
2019-07-08, 14:52

Amnesty seeks international probe to end Philippine killings Amnesty International has urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes...
2019-07-08, 09:00

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy gr...
2019-05-31, 11:00

Amnesty International names five new political prisoners in Cuba Amnesty International named five new prisoners of conscience in Cuba on Monday and said their detention underscored how the presidential handover las...
2019-08-27, 08:26

Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty International award The 16-year-old, and the movement she inspired, have won the 2019 Ambassador of Conscience Award. Germany, meanwhile, confirmed aggressive action on ...
2019-09-17, 08:13

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe bran...
2019-06-03, 08:26

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a report on detention of activists under...
2019-06-12, 15:26

Amnesty International: U.S.-made bomb killed several civilians in Yemen Amnesty International said Thursday a strike that killed several civilians in Yemen earlier this summer used a precision-guided bomb made by a U.S. m...
2019-09-27, 10:13

Amnesty International: Lebanon 'forcibly deported' 2,500 Syrian refugees Lebanon "forcibly deported" nearly 2,500 Syrian refugees back to their native country in the last three months, according to government information o...
2019-08-28, 13:39

North Korea says missile test was a warning to 'South Korean military warmongers' The North Korean statement was carried in state media and directed at “South Korean military warmongers.”      ...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Amnesty International criticises sanctioning of Joshua v Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia • NGO says bout is latest attempt to ‘sportswash’ image• Heavyweight title bout to take place in Diriyah on 7 DecemberAmnesty International has criti...
2019-08-10, 00:00

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top l...
2019-06-02, 22:00

Amnesty International calls for closure of migrant child detention center Detention of several thousand children aged 13 to 17 at Homestead facility in Florida is ‘cruel and unlawful’, human rights group saysAmnesty Interna...
2019-07-18, 02:26

Amnesty International Says Hong Kong Police Using ‘Reckless and Indiscriminate Tactics’ Amnesty International on Friday accused Hong Kong police of employing “reckless and indiscriminate tactics” against protesters in what am...
2019-09-20, 17:26

Sudan crackdown highlights role of feared paramilitary unit: Amnesty International Amnesty International on Thursday called for international action against Sudan's new military rulers and condemned the government's Rapid Support Fo...
2019-06-06, 13:39

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as p...
2019-07-08, 20:00

Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Saudi Arabia Amnesty International urge Anthony Joshua to inform himself of the human rights situation and be prepared to speak out about Saudi Arabia’s abysmal h...
2019-08-10, 23:13

World Cup 2022: Qatar still failing to protect workers' rights, says Amnesty International Workers helping to get Qatar ready for the 2022 World Cup continue to be mistreated despite promises to improve their rights, Amnesty International s...
2019-09-19, 15:00

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes...
2019-05-29, 08:00

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ag...
2019-05-29, 03:26

China-owned tower in New York City reportedly wouldn't let Amnesty International move in A spokeswoman for Amnesty International U.S.A. said the organization was told that it is "not the best tenant" for a building owned by a Chinese stat...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Gun violence in America prompts Amnesty International and a growing list of countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the f...
2019-08-08, 11:39

Ex-soldiers suffered degrading racial abuse in army, tribunal finds Judge rules MoD failed to prevent harassment against Nkululeko Zulu and Hani GueTwo former paratroopers were subjected to racial harassment while in ...
2019-09-16, 15:26

South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ us toward 2030 goals, UN Chief says on International Day Collaboration among countries of the global south offers a “unique pathway” that accelerates us towards the key 2030 sustainable development targets,...
2019-09-12, 19:13

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGB...
2019-07-01, 06:39

Military identifies 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan this week Master Sgt. Micheal B. Riley, a Special Forces communications sergeant, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), died Tuesday, June 25, 2019...
2019-06-27, 20:52

Malian soldiers killed in attack on two military camps At least 25 Malian soldiers were killed and 60 are missing after "terrorists" attacked two army camps in central Mali on Monday, the country's govern...
2019-10-03, 22:00

Amnesty International issues warning about travel to US amid 'high levels of gun violence' The human rights groups issued the travel warning over "high levels of gun violence," which Amnesty International referred to as a human rights crisi...
2019-08-08, 06:26

Two soldiers killed in accidental blast at Azerbaijan military base: RIA Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, Russian news agency RIA cited ...
2019-07-06, 13:52

Yemeni officials: Gunmen attack military, kill 3 soldiers SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say gunmen attacked a military checkpoint in the eastern province of Hadramawt, killing three soldiers ...
2019-06-21, 13:52

Senior military official says snipers shooting civilians and soldiers in Khartoum A senior member of Sudan's military leadership said unknown snipers shot at least five civilians and three paramilitary soldiers on Sunday as tens of...
2019-06-30, 20:52

Sudan's military council spokesman: 9 soldiers detained following El-Obied killings Sudan's military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) were dismissed and detained in connection w...
2019-08-02, 08:01

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed...
2019-05-23, 23:39

'Relax and speak to America': US soldiers in Trump's military parade are handed instructions on what not to say Susan Walsh/AP US Army soldiers volunteering — or possibly being "voluntold" — for President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Fourth o...
2019-07-04, 13:13

South Sudanese rebel group says it killed eight soldiers A South Sudanese rebel group said it killed eight soldiers in the south of the nation on Tuesday, underlining the fragility of the oil-rich east Afri...
2019-07-23, 20:26

North Korea fires unidentified projectiles off east coast, South Korea says North Korea on Wednesday fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, the second such launch in less t...
2019-07-31, 18:26

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test...
2019-06-01, 18:52

North Korea fires ballistic missile after South Korea showcases its F-35 jets Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji North Korea fired a ballistic missile towards the sea, South Korea's military said. South Korean officials said the missile was ...
2019-10-02, 09:39

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours wa...
2019-07-03, 19:52

South Korea accuses Japan of 'lukewarm' stand on North Korea sanctions Relations between U.S. allies South Korea and Japan deteriorated on Tuesday with South Korea questioning Japan's commitment to U.N. sanctions against...
2019-07-16, 15:39

Trump sours on South Korea as he downplays North Korea missile tests President Donald Trump has reacted to four North Korean missile tests in less than two weeks with little more than a shrug. Instead, he appears to be...
2019-08-09, 05:13

North Korea launches two short-range ballistic missiles, South Korea says North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korea's Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) said in a statement, t...
2019-07-31, 18:00

South Korea national security chief warns of more North Korea provocations South Korean President Moon Jae-in's national security adviser said Tuesday North Korea's launch of short-range missiles is not a violation of an int...
2019-08-06, 18:00

North Korea fires possible submarine-launched ballistic missile: South Korea North Korea fired at least one missile off its east coast on Wednesday that South Korea said may have been launched from a submarine, a day after it ...
2019-10-02, 06:26

Typhoon Lingling kills 3 in South Korea before making landfall in North Korea South Korea's government said at least 15 people were being treated for injuries, including an elderly couple who were injured after steel scaffoldin...
2019-09-07, 18:00

North Korea fires missiles into sea, says South Korea, nuclear talks in doubt North Korea fired two short-range missiles early on Thursday from its eastern coast, South Korea's military said, the first missile test since leader...
2019-07-25, 03:39

South Korea urges North Korea to hold another summit before Trump visit North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special R...
2019-06-19, 16:52

North Korea may have tested submarine-launched ballistic missile: South Korea South Korea is reviewing North Korea's missile launch on Wednesday as a possible test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), the president...
2019-10-02, 06:26

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says missile launches are warning to US, South Korea over drill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint milita...
2019-08-07, 00:52

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon...
2019-07-16, 12:13

North Korea's Kim says missile launches are warning to U.S., South Korea over drill: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint military dr...
2019-08-07, 02:52

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy to North Korea said on Friday that Washington was ready to hold constructive talks with Pyongyang to follow through on a denucle...
2019-06-28, 10:00

South Korea: 'Complete denuclearization' of North Korea remains the goal South Korea's goal in the North Korean nuclear issue is none other than complete denuclearization, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said...
2019-07-03, 14:26

U.S.'s North Korea envoy to visit Japan, South Korea next week The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to coordinate efforts to secure the denuclearization of North K...
2019-08-17, 01:00

North Korea test-fires weapons again Friday, South Korea says North Korea fired what appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles twice Friday into the sea off its eastern coast in its third round of weapons te...
2019-08-02, 07:13

North Korea fired 2 projectiles off east coast, South Korea says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launches were made from the North's northeastern Hamgyong province on Saturday morni...
2019-08-24, 10:00

One of the missiles North Korea fired was new design: South Korea official At least one of the two missiles North Korea test fired on Thursday was a newly developed design and flew some 690 km (428 miles), an official at Sou...
2019-07-25, 10:52

Talks between U.S., North Korea may happen in 2 to 3 weeks: South Korea's lawmakers North Korea and the United States could resume working-level talks aimed at dismantling the North's nuclear and missile programs within two to three ...
2019-09-24, 09:52

South Korea vows to continue work on North Korea relations The South Korean government "will not just sit on [its] hands" regarding relations with North Korea, Minister of Unification Kim Yeon-chul said Monda...
2019-09-23, 17:26

US, South Korea Lack "Political Will" On Peace Talks: North Korea North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a "flagrant violation" of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack...
2019-08-06, 22:00

South Korea: North Korea-United States to resume talks soon South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that North Korea and the United States will soon restart working-level talks and that his government w...
2019-09-16, 10:39

North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Missiles Into The Sea: South Korea North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, after warnings from Pyongyang over mil...
2019-07-25, 03:52

The Myanmar Military’s Plans to Prosecute Soldiers Draws Skepticism From Human Rights Watch (YANGON, Myanmar) — Plans announced by Myanmar’s military to prosecute soldiers for actions at a village where security forces reportedly...
2019-09-03, 13:13

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump mad...
2019-08-16, 15:26

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, whil...
2019-06-20, 04:52

South Korea Claims North Korea Has Launched More Short-Range Ballistic Missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said North Korea conducted its second weapons test in less than a week Wednesday, firing...
2019-07-31, 19:13

North Korea fired 'multiple' projectiles off east coast, South Korea reports North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korean military officials told Yonhap News, just days after f...
2019-08-01, 00:01

South Korea rejects Japan media reports on transfer of material to North Korea South Korea on Tuesday denied accusations in Japanese media that it had transported Japanese high-tech material to North Korea, calling for an immedi...
2019-07-09, 12:13

South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages. The post South Korea sa...
2019-06-19, 11:39

North Korea and China are huge winners in the worsening Japan-South Korea spat The cracks in the relationship between South Korea and Japan are deepening -- undercutting security cooperation on North Korea and potentially handin...
2019-08-23, 07:39

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security ad...
2019-06-27, 19:52

'Blind men': End of South Korea-Japan pact undermines bid to understand North Korea threats South Korea's decision to scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan could harm efforts to understand threats from North Korea, and potentially we...
2019-08-23, 15:13

South Korea says North Korea's short-range missile launches a show of force, more could come North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-South Korea joint mil...
2019-08-10, 10:26

Analyst: North Korea missile tests no match for Japan, South Korea dispute North Korea's recent missile tests are not likely to change the dynamics of the South Korea-Japan trade dispute partly due to U.S. President Donald T...
2019-08-01, 02:26

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest As...
2019-05-31, 05:52

Powerful typhoon kills 5 in North Korea, 3 in South Korea; hundreds of homes destroyed Typhoon Lingling was one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula, state media in North Korea reported.    ...
2019-09-09, 17:39

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in are...
2019-05-31, 10:00

North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised third weapons test this week in a bid to keep pressure on US, South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a third weapons test this week in an effort to beef up the country’s ability to strike targets in South Ko...
2019-08-04, 00:13

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff reports that North Korea has launched several unidentified projectiles North Korea launched several unidentified projectiles early Wednesday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff informed to the Yonhap news agency...
2019-07-31, 20:00

South Korea's Moon, Trump expected to meet at U.N. amid hopes for new North Korea talks South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to hold a summit at the United Nations this month, Moon's office said...
2019-09-13, 08:26

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two u...
2019-08-16, 14:13

South Korea confirms new cases of African swine fever in North Korea border town South Korea on Wednesday confirmed two additional cases of African swine fever at pig farms in Paju, a town near its border with North Korea, the cou...
2019-10-02, 11:39

South Korea’s president calls for ‘peace economy’ with North Korea amid Japan trade war President Moon Jae-in made the comments in a meeting with senior aides to discuss Japan’s imposition of trade curbs on South Korea. They came as a su...
2019-08-05, 16:26

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid pack...
2019-06-19, 11:39

South Korea investigating North Korea’s new rocket system South Korea says it is analyzing more than a dozen photos from North Korea following a statement from Pyongyang that the regime tested a new rocket s...
2019-08-01, 18:52

Typhoon kills 3 in South Korea before moving to North Korea A typhoon that was one of the most powerful storms to ever hit South Korea has swept along the country’s coast, toppling trees, grounding planes and ...
2019-09-07, 16:00

South Korea says North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's military said, the first launches in more than two months...
2019-07-25, 09:26

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles into the sea, South Korea says North Korea fired two projectiles into the sea on Thursday, the first launches since last month’s historic border meeting between President Donald Tr...
2019-07-25, 05:39

Typhoon Kills 3 in South Korea Before Moving on to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea — One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit South Korea swept along the country’s coast on Saturday, toppling tree...
2019-09-07, 19:13

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of...
2019-06-20, 08:13

South Korea Says North Korea Fired 2 Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, the first laun...
2019-07-25, 03:52

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, wh...
2019-06-20, 04:00

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting ban...
2019-07-15, 09:39

North Korea claims it tested new rocket system that could improve ability to strike South Korea, American bases North Korea says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised the first test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could improve the Hermit Kingd...
2019-08-01, 13:26

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there wa...
2019-05-31, 19:39

North Korea Fires Two More Projectiles: South Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea continued to ramp up its weapons demonstrations by firing two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into t...
2019-08-06, 14:52

South Korea, U.S. consider 'various ways' to resume talks with N. Korea Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul said Tuesday that South Korea and the United States are considering "various ways" to resume the stalled denuclear...
2019-05-21, 17:00

North Korea fires two projectiles into the sea, South Korea says North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea, South Korea’s military said, the first launches in more than two months as North Korean ...
2019-07-25, 02:52

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong...
2019-06-19, 10:26

North Korea Launches Two ‘Projectiles,’ South Korea Says North Korea fires two projectiles off its east coast on Thursday amid stalled efforts to resume talks on ending the country’s nuclear weapons program...
2019-07-25, 01:52

'Before I was kidnapped I had friends': the girl soldiers of South Sudan | Samuel Okiror A reintegration programme has helped 360 girls leave armed groups in Yambio county but for many the trauma of sexual violence persistsLate one night ...
2019-08-20, 19:39

North Korea: No wish to talk with South Korea North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast Friday morning, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut of...
2019-08-16, 15:26

US military drone shot down by missile in international airspace, US official says A surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. military drone in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. official told NBC News Thursday ...
2019-06-20, 10:26

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germa...
2019-06-06, 22:00

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges ...
2019-07-21, 03:52

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmen...
2019-05-22, 19:52

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced...
2019-05-25, 03:13

North Korea tells United Nations to cut international aid staff: letter North Korea has told the United Nations to cut the number of international staff it deploys in the country because the world body's programs have fai...
2019-09-05, 04:26

Xenophobia in South Africa strains international relations Outrage is growing among Africans everywhere after a new spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Politicians and citizens alike are caling on So...
2019-09-04, 04:00

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in...
2019-05-28, 09:39

Chelsea face huge bill as abuse victims sue the club Chelsea are facing a massive legal bill as victims of racist abuse are suing the club as well as those who were sexually abused by former chief scout...
2019-08-07, 14:52

Young Jewish Europeans face more abuse than their parents: study Young Jewish Europeans experience more anti-Semitism than their parents, with a rise in abuse coming in emails, text messages and social media postin...
2019-07-04, 21:26

UPDATE 2-Japan may take S.Korea wartime labour dispute to International Court of Justice-NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced labourers to the International Court of Justice as th...
2019-07-18, 06:13

Ireland abuse survivors say Pope must face up to Church's past sins This weekend will be a moment of reckoning for survivors around the world, as the Pope arrives for the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 year...
2019-08-23, 08:52

Britney Spears' Father Will Not Face Charges Over Alleged Abuse of Grandson Britney Spears' father will not face criminal charges. Earlier this month, Kevin Federline accused Jamie Spears of abusing his eldest son, Sean Fede...
2019-09-18, 07:26

India, Brazil, South Africa Call For Reforms At International Forums India along with other members of the IBSA bloc has reaffirmed its commitment to promote reforms in all international organisations, including the UN...
2019-09-27, 22:39

R. Kelly Learns the Date He’s to Face the Music on Federal Sex Abuse Charges in Chicago R. Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago on charges he sexually abused girls and paid off witnesses and victims to rig his 2008 child pornography trial is...
2019-09-05, 02:26

Britney Spears' father won't face child abuse charges following alleged fight with her son Britney Spears' father, Jamie Spears, won't face charges for his alleged physical altercation with her son, Sean Preston Federline, the Ventura Count...
2019-09-18, 22:39

'Gayborhoods' used to be a LGBT safe haven. Now, many LGBT people have been priced out A home in San Francisco's famous Castro district costs almost $2 million. LGBT people are getting pushed out of 'gayborhoods.' What ca...
2019-06-29, 23:39

Immigrants in US military face new citizenship rule for kids PHOENIX (AP) — The Trump administration has unveiled new rules that will make it harder for children of some immigrants serving in the military to ob...
2019-08-29, 17:13

US military families face challenges getting healthcare for kids American families with military health insurance may be more likely to experience difficulties with access to healthcare than civilian families with ...
2019-08-06, 02:52

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would...
2019-05-29, 12:39

South Korean child abuse, extreme school competition draw U.N. scrutiny South Korea is under criticism from a United Nations committee for not doing enough to curb domestic child abuse and encouraging cutthroat competitio...
2019-10-04, 22:52

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Cardinal Pell, highest Vatican official to face justice over abuse, appeals guilty verdict George Pell was found guilty in December of sexually assaulting two 13-year-old boys who sneaked into his change room, or sacristy, and drunk sacrame...
2019-08-20, 19:13

North Korea fires more weapons, denounces US military drills North Korea fired presumed short-range ballistic missiles in its latest weapons demonstration and said it is compelled to maintain its defenses becau...
2019-08-06, 09:26

South Korea’s Chaebol The story of South Korea’s transformation from economic minnow to one of the world’s largest exporters owes much to its sprawling, family-run conglom...
2019-08-29, 17:13

S. Korea concludes expanded Dokdo military drills amid row with Japan South Korea wrapped up a military exercise on and around its easternmost islets of Dokdo in the East Sea on Monday after conducting the biannual mane...
2019-08-26, 20:52

North Korea test-fires missiles after joint military drills end North Korea has launched two suspected short-range missiles off its east coast, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks. It comes after Py...
2019-08-24, 06:26

| No nuclear talks if US 'hostile military moves' continue - North Korea North Korea said on Thursday it has "no interest" in dialogue unless Washington stops "escalating hostile military moves", as a senior US envoy visit...
2019-08-23, 00:00

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War th...
2019-05-29, 02:39

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine and wants regime's military bolstered Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country's military capability...
2019-07-23, 12:26

North Korea, China and Russia arm Myanmar’s military despite genocide accusations, U.N. says The most extensive study on the military’s financing to date also found that dozens of Myanmar companies donated more than $10 million to the militar...
2019-08-05, 14:39

U.S. military unit sorry for suggesting millennials could face stealth bomber at Area 51 Alongside a photo of military men and women standing at attention in uniform in front of a B-2 stealth bomber, the tweet read, "The last thing #Mille...
2019-09-22, 06:13

Nobel Peace Laureate Could Face Prosecution Over Myanmar Military’s Actions Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s civilian leader, once was a democracy icon. Now she’s an international pariah because of the Myanmar military’s bruta...
2019-09-18, 00:13

Why Japan and South Korea Have Their Own Trade War Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the...
2019-08-22, 18:52

UK and South Korea team up for 5G trial A UK-led consortium is to trial 5G-powered ‘infotainment’ services in Scotland and South Korea as part of the latest government-funded ...
2019-07-17, 12:52

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secur...
2019-06-18, 01:39

South Korea to buy SM-2 missiles from U.S. in $313.9M sale The State Department has approved South Korea's proposed $313.9 million purchase of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to supplement its existing i...
2019-05-21, 16:52

North Korea fires 2 suspected ballistic missiles after joint military drills end North Korea fired what observers said were two more ballistic missiles into the sea Saturday, a day after it vowed to remain America’s biggest threat...
2019-08-24, 16:39

South Koreans protest renegotiating costs of U.S. military presence South Korean protesters gathered outside the presidential Blue House on Tuesday to voice opposition to the upcoming military cost-sharing renegotiat...
2019-08-20, 16:26

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea i...
2019-08-16, 18:39

Trump tweets he’d like to say ‘Hello’ to Kim during South Korea visit President Trump is heading straight to South Korea after leaving the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan Saturday night, and plans to dine there with Presiden...
2019-06-29, 03:39

South Korea Feels the Trade War Burn South Korean stocks are among the world’s worst performers this year, as its export-focused companies grapple with not one, but two trade fights and ...
2019-08-24, 09:13

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after U.S. ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its re...
2019-05-30, 05:52

South Korea approved to buy 12 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters The U.S. State Department's approval of the $800 million deal for Sikorsky's Seahawk multi-mission rotorcraft is expected to improve South Korea's ab...
2019-08-09, 06:26

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women’s World Cup tournaments with a late go...
2019-06-12, 17:52

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targe...
2019-07-18, 17:26

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 bln South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billio...
2019-06-19, 05:52

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the...
2019-07-01, 17:39

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman...
2019-06-18, 03:00

South Korea: Japan treating us as an 'adversary' South Korea "strongly regrets" its removal from Japan's "white list" of favored trading partners and said that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is ...
2019-08-28, 18:26

South Korea's young men are fighting against feminism On the same street corner in Seoul where 10,000 South Korean women rallied last October to demand an end to spy cameras and sexual violence, the lead...
2019-09-22, 07:26

Trump Says South Korea Agrees to Pay More for U.S. Defenses President Trump said on Twitter that South Korea had agreed to pay “substantially more” for American troops stationed in South Korea to defend agains...
2019-08-07, 16:26

South Korea looks to own startups for growth, here are the top 5 in 2019 South Korea has never lacked talent and the country is looking to foster its own. Here are five South Korean startups in 2019 that have the potential...
2019-05-27, 05:13

| Host of SA swimmers in Day 1 action in South Korea A whole host of SA swimmers will take to the pool in Day 1's heats of the swimming section at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Kor...
2019-07-20, 13:13

South Korea to file WTO complaint against Japan In the latest move in a tit-for-tat economic and diplomatic dispute, Seoul has accused Tokyo of unlawfully choking off key materials used in making h...
2019-09-11, 08:26

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within So...
2019-06-13, 12:26

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications techno...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Robotic future is on display in South Korea Robots that mix cocktails, teach children programming, care for the elderly and work alongside humans in factories and warehouses were on display thi...
2019-10-13, 00:39

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the co...
2019-06-11, 14:00

U.S. Warns South Sudan May Face Sanctions The U.S. may impose sanctions on South Sudan’s ruling elite if leaders fail to meet a mid-November deadline to form a unity government, a senior U.S....
2019-10-11, 05:26

North Korea slams Seoul over military drills with US, says Kim oversaw latest weapons tests North Korea said Saturday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a new weapons system, the latest in a series of launches widely see...
2019-08-11, 06:00

Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise ANU expert questions if beams came from fishing boats that are part of China’s maritime militiaAustralian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with l...
2019-05-29, 07:00

Why the Japan-South Korea Trade War Is Worrying for the World The U.S.-China trade war is inflicting the most damage to the global economy, but it’s the trade spat between Japan and South Korea that signal...
2019-10-04, 08:26

South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women’s Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women’s Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring som...
2019-06-03, 02:26

Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory REIMS, France (AP) — Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women’s World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday. Caroline Grah...
2019-06-18, 00:13

Trump says talks with South Korea under way over defense costs President Donald Trump said on Wednesday discussions have begun with South Korea, aimed at getting the country to pay more for the cost of maintainin...
2019-08-07, 14:52

South Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Minist...
2019-07-11, 05:52

Kim Jong Un: Missile launches were warning to US, South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic mis...
2019-08-07, 11:39

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea has warned the United States of the potential damage from "undesirable" Japanese restrictions on exports of high-tech material to South K...
2019-07-11, 11:52

Tesla to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem - Bloomberg Tesla Inc has agreed to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem Ltd for electric vehicles manufactured in China, Bloomberg reported on Friday citing...
2019-08-23, 10:52

Kim Jong Un: Missile launch a 'warning; to U.S., South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called his country's fourth set of missile launches in less than two weeks a "warning" to South Korea and the United ...
2019-08-07, 08:26

South Korea to pursue 50,000 tons of rice aid to North South Korea plans to push forward with food aid to North Korea amid what Pyongyang has said is a severe drought that has affected crops in the countr...
2019-07-23, 00:13

Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea PARIS (AP) — France began the Women’s World Cup the way it ended last year’s men’s tournament: with an emphatic victory. Wendie Ren...
2019-06-07, 23:52

Samsung's Bixby Marketplace launches in the US and South Korea Bixby may be the forgotten child of virtual assistants, but Samsung is still hoping it can break through and compete with the likes of Siri, Alexa an...
2019-07-01, 18:39

South Korea agencies can’t confirm Kim brother as CIA source SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. ...
2019-06-11, 11:39

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade i...
2019-07-09, 19:26

South Korea scraps intelligence sharing with Japan South Korea has cut intelligence cooperation with Japan in the latest tit-for-tat escalation between the two countries. The decision is a blow to the...
2019-08-22, 14:00

South Korea agencies can't confirm Kim brother as CIA source South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and tr...
2019-06-11, 11:39

Pro gamers in South Korea train for 15 hours a day – here’s what’s involved For many, the idea of earning a living as a professional gamer seems like a dream come true. Getting paid to play video games all day, with unlimited...
2019-07-24, 11:26

Japan and South Korea Feud, but Breaking Up Is Hard Tokyo put new trade limits on Seoul and South Korean shoppers are spurning Japanese goods, but the ties between the two U.S. allies may be hard to un...
2019-08-29, 00:00

Uncertainty over South Korea's World Cup visit to Pyongyang South Korea's soccer association is unsure whether its World Cup qualifier against North Korea next month will take place in Pyongyang or on a neutra...
2019-09-18, 15:52

South Korea fails to drum up support at WTO in row with Japan South Korea's bid to garner international support in a row with Japan by airing its case at the World Trade Organization brought no visible dividend ...
2019-07-24, 15:52

South Korea: Russia says airspace intrusion was not intentional Russia has told South Korea that the latest airspace intrusion by one of its warplanes was not intentional and was probably caused by a technical gli...
2019-07-24, 10:00

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside It felt somewhat fitting that it was two of Lyon’s six-time Champions League winners stamping their mark on the Women’s World Cup opener. With Eugeni...
2019-06-08, 00:26

UPDATE 2-Japan and South Korea clash at WTO over trade row South Korea tried to bring international pressure to bear on Japan by airing its complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday, the la...
2019-07-24, 20:26

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves ...
2019-06-12, 17:39

We went inside Samsung's global headquarters in South Korea. Here's what we saw Samsung is one of the world's largest companies, with more than 320,000 employees worldwide. CNBC gets an exclusive tour of its global headquart...
2019-06-21, 15:13

N. Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea, South says North Korea on Thursday fired two unidentified projectiles from near its east coast town of Wonsan into the East Sea, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of S...
2019-07-25, 00:52

Japan, South Korea step up trade dispute Japan and South Korea ratcheted up tension on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supply of smartphones and chips, with ...
2019-07-09, 12:13

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in ...
2019-06-30, 07:52

South Korea surveying damage from powerful typhoon South Korea is surveying the aftermath of one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula, but the country appears to have escaped...
2019-09-08, 07:13

| Peaty leads British charge in South Korea Virtually untouchable when on song, breaststroke king Adam Peaty will spearhead a potent British team at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, Sou...
2019-07-17, 12:00

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 billion South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billio...
2019-06-19, 02:52

U.S. will 'do what it can' to help resolve South Korea-Japan dispute, diplomat says Washington "will do what it can do" to help defuse a political and economic dispute between its allies South Korea and Japan, the top U.S. diplomat r...
2019-07-17, 11:00

South Korea must take France drubbing on the chin: coach South Korea coach Yoon Duk-yeo said his side would have to take their 4-0 drubbing in their women's World Cup opener against France on the chin and t...
2019-06-08, 15:39

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
2019-05-23, 11:01

Tesla to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem: Bloomberg Tesla Inc has agreed to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem Ltd for electric vehicles manufactured in China, Bloomberg reported on Friday citi...
2019-08-23, 08:26

Japan Ratchets Up Trade Dispute With South Korea Japan removed South Korea from a list of preferential trading partners, widening a rift between the two U.S. allies that Tokyo says has become unbrid...
2019-08-02, 10:26

South Korea says 'won't be defeated again' as Japan trade row escalates South Korea fired back at Japan over a deepening trade dispute on Friday, pledging it would not be "defeated again" by its neighbor, laying bare deca...
2019-08-02, 10:52

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda...
2019-07-07, 17:26

North Korean soldier defects across the DMZ, South Korea says The South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries...
2019-08-01, 05:26

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next ...
2019-06-14, 11:00

Japan to toughen restrictions on exports to South Korea TOKYO (AP) — Japan is imposing further restrictions on exports to South Korea, citing a decline in “relations of international trust” bet...
2019-07-01, 08:00

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea Samsung has launched its Bixby Marketplace, an app store for developers offering their own Bixby-compatible services, in the U.S. and South Korea. Re...
2019-07-01, 13:26

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the ...
2019-07-01, 11:52

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politic...
2019-07-15, 09:39

Opinion: South Africans need to face some harsh truths South Africans need to take a long, hard look at themselves and stop blaming foreigners for their country's woes, says South African journalist Shaaz...
2019-09-06, 00:26

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption trial South African former President Jacob Zuma will stand trial on corruption charges relating to a $2 billion arms deal after a high court on Friday den...
2019-10-11, 16:39

North Korea says U.S. cruise missile test, military moves 'dangerous,' still committed to dialogue: KCNA A North Korean spokesman said on Thursday the United States' recent mid-range cruise missile test and plans to deploy F-35 jets and offensive militar...
2019-08-22, 00:52

South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest South Korea's military on Sunday began two days of drills around a tiny island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo just days after ...
2019-08-25, 06:39

South Korean Jets Fire Shots in Warning to Russian Military Plane The warning shots were fired after a Russian military plane intruded upon South Korea’s territorial airspace for the first time in decades, officials...
2019-07-23, 09:39

North Korea waitress’ rights violated, South’s commission says South Korea's National Human Rights Commission said the defection of 12 North Korean waitresses to the South in 2016 constitutes a "violation of thei...
2019-09-11, 04:52

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings L...
2019-06-13, 01:52

Tensions Rise After South Korea Fires at Russian Warplane Moscow and Seoul traded accusations after South Korea said it scrambled fighter jets to drive away a Russian warplane that it said violated its airsp...
2019-07-23, 17:13

South Korea to drop Japan as a preferential trade partner South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move ...
2019-08-12, 07:52

North Korea threatens to freeze South out of future talks A senior North Korean official has railed against ongoing US-South Korea joint military drills and threatened to freeze out Seoul by only holding fut...
2019-08-12, 01:00

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 2: South Korea Chelsea’s Ji So-yun is the star of the South Korea side which travels to France in the hope of reaching the knockout stagesThis article is part of th...
2019-05-27, 14:52

South Korea professor ‘locked out’ following comfort women remarks A South Korean professor who made controversial remarks about former comfort women forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels was unable to access h...
2019-09-27, 10:13

China says South Korea's air defense zone not territorial airspace China's foreign ministry said on Monday that South Korea's air space identification zone is not a territorial airspace and all countries enjoy freedo...
2019-07-23, 10:13

LG Display says to diversify suppliers due to South Korea-Japan spat South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd said it is looking to diversify its supplier base as it prepares for expanded trading curbs from Japan on some displ...
2019-07-23, 11:13

South Korea's Myongshin to build EVs for Chinese brand at ex-GM plant South Korea's Myongshin has agreed to build more than 50,000 electric vehicles a year for Chinese venture Future Mobility Corp (FMC) at a closed plan...
2019-09-25, 13:00

Report: South Korea made U.S. FOIA document request South Korean officials may have requested the release of classified U.S. documents pertaining to the 1980 Gwangju Uprising, according to a local pres...
2019-07-24, 02:13

Israel, South Korea forge free trade deal Israel and South Korea concluded three years of negotiations on a free trade agreement on Wednesday, hoping to build on a more than 15% jump in bilat...
2019-08-21, 20:52

Negotiations with North Korea remain open, South's leader says South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday negotiations with North Korea remain a viable option despite Pyongyang's recent tests of weapons syst...
2019-09-25, 05:52

The Galaxy Fold sold out in one day in South Korea, but that might be less impressive than it sounds If you thought that the long delay might deter consumers from buying the Galaxy Fold, you were mistaken. According to The Korea Herald, Samsung on Fr...
2019-09-06, 20:26

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift South Korea said it would remove Japan from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment in trade, following a similar move by Japan this...
2019-08-12, 15:00

Japan says approved export to South Korea after strict examination Japan has granted approval for exports of some high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since tighter export curbs were imposed last mont...
2019-08-08, 08:00

South Korea Says Fired Hundreds Of Shots At Russian Jet In Its Airspace The South Korean military fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defence offic...
2019-07-23, 13:13

UK and South Korea to work together on electric cars and autonomous tech News 10 Sep, 2019 Memorandum of understanding “will open a new era” between two countries; takes advantage of pre-Brexit trade agreemen...
2019-09-11, 00:26

U20 World Cup: Runners-up South Korea feted before fans in Seoul Players and coaches of the South Korean men's under-20 football team were feted in front of fans in the nation's capital Monday for their unexpected ...
2019-06-17, 11:52

South Korea to file WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs South Korea is initiating a complaint to the World Trade Organization over Japan’s tightened export controls on key materials South Korean companies ...
2019-09-11, 04:52

South Korea confirms new cases of African swine fever South Korea has confirmed new cases of African swine fever at hog farms in cities near the capital Seoul after the country's first outbreak of the d...
2019-09-24, 04:13

New North Korean submarine can carry 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministr...
2019-07-31, 18:26

As Japan and South Korea Feud Intensifies, U.S. Seems Unwilling, or Unable, to Help As North Korea test-fires barrages of missiles, two crucial American allies in Asia are locked in their own bitter battle, and the Trump administrati...
2019-08-05, 03:39

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings L...
2019-06-13, 03:39

South Korea to spend $6.5 billion on R&D to cut reliance on Japanese imports South Korea on Monday announced plans to invest about 7.8 trillion won ($6.48 billion) in research and development for local materials, parts and equ...
2019-08-05, 03:39

North Korea fires more projectiles and says talks with 'impudent' South are over Regime says Pyongyang and Seoul have nothing to talk about while South Korea continues military drills with USNorth Korea has fired at least two unid...
2019-08-16, 16:13

Factbox: India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes South Korea and India this week were the latest countries after Brazil and Thailand to ban or warn about the sale of e-cigarettes, the latest global ...
2019-09-20, 18:39

North Korea want to host World Cup qualifier with South in Pyongyang North Korea have nominated Pyongyang as the host venue for their World Cup qualifying match against South Korea in October, clearing the way for the ...
2019-08-03, 09:13

Golf: South Korea's Lee6 wins U.S. Women's Open Lee Jeong-eun became the ninth South Korean to win the U.S. Women's Open on Sunday, holding her nerve while her rivals faltered in South Carolina to ...
2019-06-03, 16:00

Politician grills economist on her marital status in South Korea She's a top economics professor who studied at Harvard and has served on government committees -- but to one South Korean politician, she hasn't done...
2019-09-05, 10:26

South Korea to Send the North Food Aid for the First Time in 9 Years South Korea hopes the 50,000 tons of rice will help persuade the North to return to talks on improving inter-Korean ties and ending its nuclear weapo...
2019-06-19, 17:52

South Korea confirms fifth case of African swine fever South Korea confirmed on Tuesday its fourth and fifth cases of African swine fever at hog farms near its northern border, just a week after it first ...
2019-09-25, 07:26

South Korea confirms first outbreak of African swine fever South Korea has become the latest country affected by deadly African swine fever, after several pigs that died at a farm were found to have been infe...
2019-09-17, 13:00

| WATCH | First swine fever outbreak confirmed in South Korea South Korea has reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from China to No...
2019-09-17, 17:00

Galaxy Fold to begin sale in South Korea on Friday Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale in South Korea on September 6, followed by select countries including France, Germany, Singapore, the UK, and t...
2019-09-05, 07:39

Japan Imposes Broad New Trade Restrictions on South Korea The clash, which has its roots in World War II-era grievances, has spooked markets and provoked U.S. worries over the impact on China and North Korea...
2019-08-02, 05:26

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahe...
2019-08-20, 11:13

Report: Trade dispute with South Korea hurts Sony Japanese tech firms that rely on South Korea-made memory chips for processing and organic light-emitting diode panels, or OLED, are at risk of slowdo...
2019-08-05, 22:00

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up...
2019-06-18, 13:00

Japan-South Korea dispute shows no signs of abating Animosity between Tokyo and Seoul has continued to rise at a time when regional cooperation is critical. This growing rift could soon have very negat...
2019-09-04, 19:39

Nigeria 2-0 South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Asisat Oshoala helped to give Nigeria their first win of the tournament and boosted their hopes of making the knockout stagesGolden boot standings: F...
2019-06-12, 19:39

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator...
2019-05-31, 18:26

South Korea confirms new case of African swine fever South Korea has confirmed a third case of African swine fever at a hog farm in a city near Seoul after the country's first outbreak of the deadly vir...
2019-09-23, 15:26

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold will go on sale Friday in South Korea Samsung’s $2,000 foldable phone is almost upon us. The long-delayed Galaxy Fold will go on sale on Friday in South Korea, a source with direct knowle...
2019-09-04, 20:26

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data s...
2019-06-04, 06:13

South Korea says Japan flatly rejects meeting over trade row South Korea's deputy trade minister Kim Seung-ho said on Wednesday he had asked a senior Japanese official for a face-to-face meeting on a trade row ...
2019-07-24, 18:13

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month m...
2019-06-14, 17:26

Kim Jong Un Sends Sister With Letter To Break Ice With South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent his sister to the border with South Korea on Wednesday to offer condolences for the death of a former first lady...
2019-06-12, 21:00

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry...
2019-09-11, 20:52

South Korea families of laborers exiled to Sakhalin petition U.N. South Korean families of forced laborers exiled to Russia's Sakhalin island have petitioned the United Nations for assistance in locating missing vic...
2019-08-07, 18:52

| Kim sends missile 'warning' to South Korea, US as tensions rise North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un says the country's latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state ...
2019-08-07, 17:13

Life Lessons For South Korea's Octogenarian School Pupils South Korea's rural primary schools are facing falling pupil numbers. Now some are targeting the opposite end of the age spectrum and recruiting elde...
2019-05-31, 08:26

South Korea Leader Appeals to Japan as Dispute Festers In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies cou...
2019-08-16, 13:52

Kim Jong Says Latest Missile Launch A "Warning" To US, South Korea North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un says the country's latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state ...
2019-08-07, 08:00

Meet the Air Force sergeant who's also a pro-wrestling champ in South Korea US Air Force/Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gregory Gauntt is stationed in South Korea, where he's assigned to the 8th Logistics ...
2019-06-18, 08:13

South Korea confirms second case of African swine fever South Korea has confirmed its second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the country's border with North Korea, a day after the country's ...
2019-09-18, 02:13

South Korea displays F-35 stealth jets seen by the North as a threat South Korea showcased newly acquired F-35 stealth fighter jets to mark Armed Forces Day on Tuesday as President Moon Jae-in tried to allay concerns t...
2019-10-01, 04:52

South Korea Says It Will Scrap Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan The move is likely to alarm the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely trac...
2019-08-22, 12:00

Trump lands in South Korea ahead of possible meeting with Kim Jong Un President Trump landed just outside Seoul for a meeting with South Korea’s leader — and a possible “quick hello” with North Korean dictat...
2019-06-29, 15:26

South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions. The post South Korea says it will f...
2019-07-01, 10:13

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment,...
2019-05-23, 03:39

South Korea says Japan dispute to hit global companies, U.S. business Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Sa...
2019-07-17, 08:52

The Latest: Japan tightens limits on exports to South Korea TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan’s tightening of restrictions on technology exports to South Korea (all times local): 5:15 p.m. South Korea say...
2019-07-01, 10:13

Japan Restricts Export of Some Materials Used in Smartphones to South Korea Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ...
2019-07-01, 09:00

In South Korea, schools are bringing video games into the classroom High schools and universities offer esports as an academic discipline, a plan being copied around the world. It’s helping give some students a sense ...
2019-08-25, 08:13

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade agreement The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading fre...
2019-06-10, 08:39

Japan defends South Korea ‘white list’ removal Japan held a meeting of ministers and senior officials a day ahead of "white list" removal, when South Korea will be taken off Tokyo's list of prefer...
2019-08-27, 20:00

North Korea Threatens the South Over Purchase of U.S. Stealth Jets Pyongyang called the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth jet fighters to South Korea an affront to last year’s pledge by the two countries ...
2019-07-11, 20:13

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. dip...
2019-07-17, 11:26

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their milita...
2019-05-23, 16:13

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure...
2019-06-28, 02:26

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive negotiations with North Korea, a senior North Korean diplomat said, a...
2019-06-28, 02:00

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation ...
2019-05-23, 11:01

France v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup opening game, 8pm BST kick-offGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg yo...
2019-06-07, 19:39

Japan says export curbs for South Korea not in violation of WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten controls on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea is not in violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, In...
2019-07-02, 06:00

South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalat...
2019-08-25, 10:39

Rajnath Singh On 5-Day Visit To Japan, South Korea From Sunday Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a five-day visit to Japan and South Korea beginning Sunday to enhance strategic strategic ties and expl...
2019-08-31, 01:39

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's 2022 World Cup      ...
2019-07-17, 13:39

George W. Bush honors former President Roh Moo-hyun in South Korea Former U.S. President George W. Bush was in South Korea on Thursday to pay tribute to his counterpart, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, at an eve...
2019-05-23, 16:13

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursd...
2019-06-27, 21:26

Trump feasts on American steak, hamburgers in South Korea South Korean president Moon Jae-in went all out to please President Trump’s meat-and-potatoes palate during his visit to Seoul on Saturday. The offic...
2019-06-30, 00:00

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his gove...
2019-07-10, 05:26

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a di...
2019-07-13, 11:39

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the coun...
2019-07-14, 19:26

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, mi...
2019-05-22, 11:13

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian warplane A Russian warplane violated South Korea's airspace above the East Sea twice Tuesday, prompting the Air Force to scramble fighter jets and fire warnin...
2019-07-23, 07:39

South Korea's Moon Jae-in raises concerns over divisive protests South Korean President Moon Jae-in criticized the growing division in his country following the controversial appointment of new Justice Minister Cho...
2019-10-07, 18:39

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russia warplanes South Korean defense officials on Tuesday said Seoul launched fighter jets in response to "multiple" Russian military planes that entered into the co...
2019-07-23, 05:39

US rebukes South Korea for scrapping security pact with Japan A dispute between South Korea and Japan is strengthening China’s hand at the expense of both countries as well as the United States, according to lea...
2019-08-29, 17:13

South Korea's Sei Young Kim wins Marathon Classic Sei Young Kim won the Marathon Classic for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season, making five straight birdies in a mid-round burst and shooting...
2019-07-15, 03:39

Trump skips Huawei security issue in South Korea South Korean business executives of the country's leading companies may have breathed a collective sigh of relief after meeting U.S. President Donald...
2019-06-30, 18:01

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgress...
2019-06-03, 23:26

Egypt's Salah fit to face South Africa - team official "Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who missed training with a cold on Thursday, will be fit to face South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 1...
2019-07-05, 17:39

South African priest accidentally shoots self through face with own speargun A South African priest who shot himself through his head with his own speargun while spearfishing off the KwaZulu-Natal coast Friday has miraculously...
2019-09-03, 16:00

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other ...
2019-06-01, 09:26

Expanded South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest South Korean forces began two days of expanded drills on Sunday around an island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo only days afte...
2019-08-25, 11:52

Retirees in South Korea are going back to work as Airbnb hosts. I stayed with two of them Amid an aging crisis in the country, seniors in South Korea are finding new purpose by turning to an unlikely platform: Airbnb. CNBC stayed with one ...
2019-08-31, 10:00

South Korea's health ministry advises public to refrain from vaping South Korea has advised the public to refrain from using liquid e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, due to vaping-related illnesses emerging in the U...
2019-09-20, 18:39

Greenpeace posts protest sign over Hyundai billboard in South Korea Greenpeace campaigners climbed a 40-metre billboard advertisement for Hyundai Motor's near its head office in South Korea to post a sign reading "No ...
2019-09-16, 11:26

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was open to meeting Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea while on a trip to...
2019-06-29, 05:26

South Korea Says It Will End Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan, Adding to Tensions The move frustrates officials in the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely...
2019-08-23, 07:39

South Korea vows to beef up defense against North Korean cyberthreats Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo vowed Friday to bolster the country's cyber operations to combat the growing threats in cyberspace posed by North K...
2019-09-20, 10:13

Factbox: South Korea's top court ruling on Samsung heir and ex-president Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction...
2019-08-29, 01:13

Unipec resells U.S. oil to India, South Korea after China tariffs -sources China's Unipec is reselling some of the crude oil it imports from the United States to buyers in India and South Korea to avoid tariffs Beijing impos...
2019-09-05, 17:39

South Korea's Hanwha likely to win from surveillance rivals' blacklisting: industry experts South Korean video surveillance provider Hanwha Techwin stands to gain the most from the U.S. blacklisting of China's Hikvision and Dahua, an industr...
2019-10-08, 09:52

Factbox: Disputed isles at center of feud between Japan, South Korea A South Korean fighter jet conducted a patrol flight over islands at the center of a territorial dispute with Japan, South Korean President Moon Jae-...
2019-10-01, 08:26

Samsung to launch Galaxy Fold in South Korea on Sept. 6 priced $2,000 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will be available in South Korea from Sept. 6 with fifth...
2019-09-05, 21:39

South Korea confirms 13th case of African swine fever South Korea confirmed two additional cases of deadly African swine fever at pig farms in towns near its border with North Korea, the country's agricu...
2019-10-03, 05:39

France opens Women’s World Cup by romping past South Korea The French, with President Emmanuel Macron in attendance, demonstrated their capacity and ambition with a 4-0 victory over South Korea to open the sp...
2019-06-07, 23:52

South Korea will take steps to drop Japan from white list countries South Korea plans to take steps to drop Japan from white list countries with fast-track export status, South Korea's finance minister said on Friday....
2019-08-02, 10:52

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over...
2019-07-02, 11:52

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable source...
2019-06-04, 05:26

Wounded South Korea soldier recognized for combat service after appeal A South Korean soldier who lost both legs during a 2015 land mine incident at the demilitarized zone was recognized as wounded in combat after he app...
2019-10-02, 21:13

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese ...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea ...
2019-07-09, 22:52

Japan PM reiterates that Tokyo wants South Korea to keep its promises, rebuild trust Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Japan still expects South Korea to keep its promises on the contentious issue of wartime forced labor and to...
2019-08-23, 07:39

UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal Agreement is Britain’s first major trade deal in Asia since the vote to leave the EUThe UK has reached a preliminary trade deal with South Korea to a...
2019-06-10, 15:13

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as dispute escalates Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a worsening dispute over compensation for Korean forced laborers t...
2019-07-19, 12:13

Samsung is testing its Galaxy Home Mini speaker in South Korea Samsung hasn't even released the original Galaxy Home over a year after its reveal, but that isn't stopping the company from offering a pee...
2019-08-29, 20:00

Japan not thinking of scrapping South Korea export curbs: Seko Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday that Japan was "not thinking at all" of withdrawing restrictions on Japanese high-tech exports to So...
2019-07-09, 04:00

Tears of joy as South Korea's water polo team score – but concede 94 Record 64-0 defeat followed by 30-1 loss Memories evoked of Eric ‘The Eel’ MoussambaniSouth Korea’s women’s water polo team lost their first two game...
2019-07-17, 08:00

Indonesia's Bukalapak gets investment from South Korea's Shinhan, says valuation $2.5 billion Indonesian e-commerce firm Bukalapak on Friday said South Korea's Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd joined its latest fundraising round that valued the ...
2019-10-04, 17:13

South Korea on alert after 1st African swine fever case confirmed South Korea is on alert Tuesday to prevent the spread of African swine fever after the first case of the animal disease was confirmed near the border...
2019-09-17, 11:00

Rapinoe, U.S. women's team beats South Korea in soccer friendly The United States Women's National Team beat South Korea as Megan Rapinoe made her first appearance since the World Cup in a soccer friendly in Charl...
2019-10-04, 19:39

South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens South Korea has gone through with plans to drop Japan from a list of countries receiving fast-track approvals in trade in a reaction to a similar mov...
2019-09-18, 09:26

North Korea soldier floated down river to defect to South, Seoul says A North Korean soldier defected to the South after he was captured floating down the Imjin River at night, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said T...
2019-08-01, 18:52

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea: sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahe...
2019-08-20, 07:13

U.S. diplomat says United States won't intervene in Japan-South Korea dispute The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia urged Japan and South Korea to settle a dispute over Japanese export restrictions through dialogue and said the U...
2019-07-12, 13:52

Japan Said to Have Allowed More Exports of High-Tech Material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar w...
2019-08-20, 11:39

Trump and Ivanka met K-Pop boy band EXO on a visit to South Korea's presidential palace Kin Cheung/AP President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka arrived at the "blue house," the presidential palace in South Korea, to meet with President...
2019-06-29, 23:13