Performers wave flags during the South Korean Olympic team's inaugural ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 19. The Summer Olympic Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5. South Korean team aims to rank in the top 10 competing nations in the medal tally.
South Korea says North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea, eight days after Pyongyang warned of a "physical counter-action" against the South over its decision to deploy an advanced missile defense system to better cope with North Korean threats.
A senior South Korean prosecutor has been arrested for allegedly pocketing millions of dollars following shady stock transaction deals with a leading online game maker, officials said Monday.
Angry protestors threw eggs and water bottles at South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Friday, demanding the decision to deploy a U.S. anti-missile defense system in their hometown be scrapped.
North Korea on Friday presented to media a man it alleges is a South Korean spy who tried to enter the North to kidnap children.
South Korea and the U.S. have decided to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense in the southern county of Seongju, North Gyeongsang province, and are ironing out details, local media reported Tuesday, July 12. Citing government sources, Yonhap News Agency said that delegations from the two countries have assessed that Seongsan village, Seongju county, is the most ideal location for the advanced missile defense system, and are set to make the official announcement next week.
North Korea said Monday it will end a diplomatic communication channel with the United States and hinted at harsher punishment for Americans detained in the country in retaliation for U.S. sanctions that target leader Kim Jong Un.
Five months after Seoul shut down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, South Korean factory owners are still waging a defiant campaign to reopen what was the last major symbol of inter-Korean cooperation.
SEOUL - North Korea threatened Monday to take "physical action" after Washington and Seoul announced they would deploy a sophisticated US anti-missile defence system to counter the growing menace from Pyongyang.
SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea launched a ballistic missile from a submarine but it likely failed in its early stage, the latest in a string of tests that are part of efforts by the North to advance technology capable of delivering nuclear warheads, the U.S. and South Korea said.