TeSouth Korean officials and firefighters wearing protective gear take part in an anti-terrorism exercise in Seoul, Friday, May 20. The exercise is part of annual disaster response drills for South Korea held this year from May 16 to May 20.
The brutal murder of a woman in Seoul's upmarket Gangnam district has triggered a public outcry and a debate over what some see as a growing streak of violent misogyny in South Korea.
The European Union on Thursday beefed up sanctions against North Korea over nuclear and ballistic missile tests carried out in defiance of United Nations resolutions.
North Korea has named a career diplomat and ex-nuclear envoy with broad experience in negotiating with rivals South Korea and the United States as its new foreign minister, according to a diplomatic letter from Pyongyang.
South Korea's defense ministry said Tuesday it was pushing to scrap nearly all existing exemptions to mandatory military service, citing a shortfall in the number of conscripts.
South Korea, the United States and Japan will hold their first joint military training next month focused on cooperating to detect signs of missile launches from North Korea and trace missile trajectories, a Seoul defense official said Monday.
Shaven-headed boys who entered a temple together to have an experience of monks' life for two weeks attend a special service to celebrate the birthday of Buddha at the Chogye Temple in Seoul, Saturday, May 14.
U.N. experts say Congolese army officers and police reported receiving pistols from a group of 30 North Korean instructors training their presidential guard and special police forces, which would appear to be a violation of U.N. sanctions banning Pyongyang from exporting weapons or providing military training.
North Korean state media on Wednesday released high-resolution headshots of more than two dozen top officials, including leader Kim Jong Un, that appear to be missing something Pyongyang-watchers have come to expect: signs of retouching.
North Korea held a massive parade in Pyongyang Tuesday, turning the capital's giant square into a sea of pink, to celebrate a ruling party congress seen as a formal coronation for supreme leader Kim Jong Un.