North Korea has clearly restarted an aging plutonium reactor that would help it boost its nuclear weapons program, a U.S. think tank said Wednesday after analyzing new imagery.
The U.S. and South Korea agreed Wednesday to work together to strengthen the South's ability to deter threats from North Korea, and have endorsed a new military strategy to better coordinate the response to a nuclear, chemical or other attack from Pyongyang.
South Korea staged its largest military display for a decade on Tuesday, as President Park Geun-Hye warned of the "very grave" threat posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons programme.
Jang Chang-yoon was drunk and weepy one rainy night, troubled by debts from his divorce. On a dark impulse, the South Korean waiter bought a bottle of pesticide to end it all with a few toxic swigs.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel toured the South-North Korean border Monday, ahead of talks on switching command of combined U.S. and South Korean forces in the event of war with the North.
South Korea President Park Geun-hye apologized to senior citizens Friday over the latest in a series of damaging rollbacks over welfare spending — a key plank of her election campaign.
South Korean prosecutors indicted a left-wing lawmaker Thursday on charges that he was plotting a pro-North Korea rebellion to overthrow the government, saying his plan posed a “grave” national security threat.
North Korea's nuclear weapons program is developing beyond the international community's ability to rein it in with effective sanctions and export restrictions, regional analysts and nuclear experts warned Wednesday.
South Korea decided Tuesday against awarding a US$7.7 billion jet fighter deal to Boeing Co. — the sole remaining candidate — and said it would re-tender its largest ever defense contract.
South Korea on Monday urged North Korea to review its decision to postpone a reunion for families separated by the Korean War, saying it had “deeply wounded” those chosen to participate.