Updated Saturday, November 14, 2015 0:02 am TWN
Eight men who had been held as slaves at South Korean salt farms for several years took the government to court on Friday for alleged negligence and police inaction they say largely caused and prolonged their ordeal.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
South Korea and Japan on Wednesday discussed their long-running dispute over Korean women forced into wartime sexual slavery -- the first such talks since their leaders vowed to push for a mutually acceptable settlement.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Monday, November 2, 2015
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on North Korea to shrink and eventually eliminate its nuclear weapons program, while acknowledging during a visit Sunday to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas that prospects for reconciling with the defiant North are dim.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
A 98-year-old South Korean man took off his black coat and muffler and gave them to his coughing North Korean son on Monday as they parted again -- likely for good after briefly reuniting for the first time since war tore them apart more than 60 years ago.
Monday, October 26, 2015
South Korea fired warning shots at one of the North's patrol boats as it strayed across the border, Seoul's defense ministry said, raising tensions while a rare reunion for families separated by the peninsula's 1950-53 war was underway.
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