The U.N. Security Council will hold a meeting on Dec. 10 to discuss human rights violations in North Korea, only the second time that such a session will been held, U.S. diplomats said.
Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Seoul Saturday, accusing President Park Geun-hye of sacrificing workers and farmers for large businesses and rewriting history textbooks to glorify her father's authoritarian rule.
Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Seoul Saturday, accusing President Park Geun-Hye of sacrificing workers and farmers for large businesses and rewriting history textbooks to glorify her father's authoritarian rule.
Recent satellite imagery suggests North Korea is excavating a new tunnel at its main nuclear test site, although there are no indications that a test in imminent, a U.S. think tank said Thursday.
A South Korean academic facing trial on charges of defaming wartime sex slaves -- or "comfort women" -- in a recent book, accused prosecutors on Wednesday of distorting her work.
The U.S.-based aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un filed a defamation suit in South Korea on Wednesday against three defectors from her reclusive homeland.
Shim Goo-seob has been organizing private, high-risk reunions for divided North and South Korean families for more than two decades, but now he's close to calling time on his secretive work.
South Korea on Monday ratified a free trade agreement (FTA) with China that would remove most tariffs between Asia's largest and fourth-largest economies.
South Korea's major labor group vowed Sunday to hold a massive anti-government protest this week, a day after authorities banned the rally over concerns it could turn violent.
Many of his students are Kims. So are his fellow teachers, an elementary school alumnus and the owners of restaurants and pubs that he patronizes in his small farming village. Lots of Kims in his neighborhood, too. Such is everyday life for Kim Sun Won, who, obviously, is a Kim too.
South Korea's Justice Minister issued a fresh warning Friday of zero tolerance toward violence during street protests, ahead of a planned anti-government demonstration in Seoul next week.
North Korea apparently test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Saturday in the Sea of Japan but the test was a failure, a news agency report said.
North and South Korean officials sat down Thursday for rare talks aimed at setting up a sustainable high-level dialogue that has constantly eluded the two rivals.
In freezing temperatures and light snowfall, South Korea held a state funeral on Thursday for former president Kim Young-Sam, whose 1992 election victory brought a formal end to more than 30 years of military rule.