South Korea on Tuesday summoned China's ambassador to protest what is says was the ramming and sinking of a South Korean coast guard vessel by Chinese fishing boats.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Tuesday told her government to prepare for large-scale defections from North Korea, just days after direct appealing to its citizens to flee their country.
Seoul officials said Monday they've lodged a formal complaint with Beijing accusing Chinese fishing boats of ramming and sinking a South Korean coast guard vessel.
Analysis of recent satellite images of North Korea's nuclear test site shows activity at all three of its tunnel complexes, fueling speculation of another test ahead of a key political anniversary next week.
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.