Floods have damaged tens of thousands of buildings in northeastern North Korea after the worst downpour there for decades, state media said Sunday, urging all soldiers and civilians to join a drive to help victims.
The U.N. Security Council has agreed to start work at once on a new series of sanctions on North Korea after its fifth nuclear test drew global condemnation.
Samsung urged South Korean consumers Saturday to stop using its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, following a similar warning by the US consumer agency and several airlines who fear battery explosions.
A U.S. court has issued an order allowing South Korea's troubled Hanjin Shipping to unload some cargo without fear of creditors seizing its ships, a company spokesman said Saturday.
North Korea claimed Friday it had successfully tested a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on a missile, drawing condemnation from the South over the "maniacal recklessness" of young ruler Kim Jong-Un.
North Korea has successfully tested a nuclear warhead, it said Friday, drawing condemnation from the South which said the "maniacal recklessness" of young ruler Kim Jong-Un would lead to self-destruction.
Participants show off their martial art skills to promote the upcoming Red Bull Kick It competition, in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Sept. 5. The freestyle kicking competition end on Sept. 11.
North Korea fired three ballistic missiles off its east coast Monday, Yonhap reported, in the latest show of force that comes some two weeks after it test fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile.
A South Korean law aimed at improving human rights in North Korea came into force Sunday, days after reports that the regime in Pyongyang had executed a top official.
North Korea has executed a vice premier and banished two other top officials to rural areas for re-education, South Korean officials said Wednesday.