A South Korean court on Wednesday convicted the former director of Asia's top film festival of accounting fraud, in what critics have called a politically-motivated case that has damaged the event's artistic independence.
Convincing North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons is a "lost cause," America's top intelligence official said Tuesday, causing concern in the State Department and ally South Korea over an issue of long-standing U.S. policy.
Convincing North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons is a "lost cause," America's top intelligence official said Tuesday, causing concern in the State Department and ally South Korea over an issue of long-standing US policy.
South Korea's president offered a surprise public apology on Tuesday after acknowledging her close ties to a mysterious woman at the center of a corruption scandal.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Monday called for constitutional reforms that could allow future presidents to serve two terms -- as she struggles with plunging popularity ratings and a widening corruption scandal.
A group of former U.S. diplomats held closed door talks at the weekend with senior Pyongyang officials, even as international efforts gather pace to further isolate North Korea, diplomatically and economically.
South Korean activists floated hundreds of thousands of leaflets across the border into North Korea on Friday, protesting Pyongyang's recent missile testing efforts in defiance of U.N. sanctions.
North Korea on Thursday conducted what appeared to be a failed test -- its second in a week -- of a powerful medium-range missile that experts warn could be deployed as early as next year.
An ultralight aircraft flies over the city of Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, Oct. 16.
The U.S. military said Saturday it had detected an unsuccessful launch by North Korea of a powerful medium-range missile capable of hitting U.S. bases as far away as Guam.