A South Korean military conscript who killed five members of his unit near the border with North Korea was captured Monday after wounding himself following a 24-hour standoff with thousands of troops.
South Korean troops traded fire in a standoff Sunday with a cornered conscript soldier who went on the run after shooting dead five members of his unit on the border with North Korea.
South Korean police on Saturday made apparent headway in the manhunt for a fugitive businessman wanted over April's ferry disaster with the capture of his wife.
The South Korean navy held a rare live-fire drill near a set of disputed islands on Friday, brushing off angry protests from co-claimant Japan, which called the exercises “deplorable.”
The head of the operator of the South Korean ferry that sank in April with the loss of nearly 300 lives went on trial Friday on charges of criminal negligence.
Pope Francis will beatify 124 Korean martyrs and celebrate a Mass of peace and reconciliation on the war-divided peninsula during his upcoming visit to South Korea.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye revamped her cabinet Friday, replacing seven ministers in response to intense criticism over her administration's handling of April's ferry disaster.
The highly charged trial of 15 crew members from South Korea's ferry disaster began Tuesday to shouts of “murderers” from victims' relatives who called for the defendants to be executed.
Singapore said Tuesday it has filed criminal charges against a shipping firm based in the city-state accused of helping smuggle missiles and other military hardware from Cuba to North Korea.
A lengthy property market slump and low interest rates are threatening the future of a uniquely South Korean home lease system that traces its roots back to the 19th century.