South Korean police said Friday they were investigating accusations that four men killed a missing sheepdog before eating it in a case that has infuriated many and caused debate on the country's dog-eating culture. The dog's owner said her heart was ripped by the loss.
Mannequins are blown off as a bomb explodes near them during a counter-terrorism drill near the Jamsil Olympic Stadium in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6. The drill is aimed to prepare for any potential terror attacks in the country as threats of terrorist attacks have become heightened across the world.
South Korea cleaned up Thursday after Typhoon Chaba lashed its southern coast with powerful winds and heavy rains that triggered flash floods and left six people dead and four missing.
A crew member of a passenger boat stranded by Typhoon Chaba is rescued by maritime police officers in Yeosu, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 5.
A ranking North Korean embassy official in Beijing has defected, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said Wednesday, while a separate report suggested two embassy staff had sought asylum with the Japanese mission there.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye called on North Koreans to abandon their country Saturday and defect, just a day after a soldier walked across the heavily fortified border into the South.
South Korea's Coast Guard said Friday it was investigating the death of three Chinese fishermen in a fire on their vessel after it was boarded by a coastguard patrol for fishing in Korean waters.
A private golf course in South Korea's southeast has been chosen as the new site for an advanced U.S. missile defense system to be deployed by the end of next year to protect against North Korean threats, Seoul's Defense Ministry said Friday.
A North Korean soldier walked across one of world's most heavily fortified borders on Thursday and defected to the South, military authorities said.
The U.S. intends to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea "as soon as possible" to counter the threat from North Korea despite opposition from China, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Tuesday.