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South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at rival North Korea after the North lobbed a single rocket at a South Korean town near the world's most heavily armed border, the South's Defense Ministry said.
 

South Korean President Park Geun-hye will travel to mainland China next month to attend a ceremony marking the anniversary of victory over Japan in World War II, her office said Thursday.
S. Korea leader to attend China's celebrations of the end of WWII

 

South Korea's first female prime minister was headed for jail Thursday after the Supreme Court upheld a conviction and two-year prison sentence for accepting illicit political funds.
 

Every evening, 14-year-old Kim Sung-jin orders fried chicken, delivery pizza or Chinese food to eat in a small room in his family's home south of Seoul. He gorges on food as he chats before a live camera with hundreds, sometimes thousands, of teenagers watching.
A meal and a webcam form unlikely recipe for S. Korean fame

 

The rival Koreas have resumed cross-border propaganda warfare as North Korea matched South Korea's loudspeaker campaign with broadcasts of its own that reportedly included criticism of Seoul and praises for Pyongyang.
 

North Korea now has its own time zone. Bells were rung in Pyongyang and celebrations held at midnight as the nation's clocks were set back 30 minutes to mark the Aug. 15, 1945 anniversary of the Korean Peninsula's liberation from colonial rule at the end of World War II.
N. Korea celebrates new time zone

 

North Korea on Friday threatened to turn Seoul into a "sea of fire" unless South Korean activists stop the launches of propaganda leaflets across the heavily fortified border.
 

Fresh satellite images suggest North Korea is expanding its uranium extraction capacity, possibly with a view to increasing its stockpile of weapons-grade fissile material, according to a leading non-proliferation expert.
 

South Korean President Park Geun-hye handed down a full pardon Thursday to the head of the country's third-largest conglomerate who was serving his second jail term for multi-million dollar fraud.
 

North Korea on Thursday condemned a looming South Korea-U.S. joint military exercise as a "declaration of war" and boasted of its ability to make retaliatory strikes against Seoul and the White House.
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North Korea's Vice Premier Choe Yong Gon has been executed for voicing frustration at the policies of leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said Wednesday, citing an anonymous source.
North Korea's vice premier executed: report

 

An 80-year-old South Korean man was unconscious and experiencing breathing difficulties after setting himself on fire during an anti-Japan protest in Seoul on Wednesday, hospital officials said.
Man self-immolates at anti-Japan rally

 

South Korea announced Wednesday a series of heavy-weaponry, live-fire military drills with the United States as part response to a recent landmine attack blamed on North Korea.
S. Korea, US to hold live-fire drills after mine blasts

 

South Korea ramped up border security Tuesday as military tensions flared following landmine blasts blamed on North Korea, and the presidential Blue House in Seoul demanded a formal apology.
S. Korea ups border security after landmine attack

 
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