Ex-MP who sent Pyongyang $450m named Seoul's spy chief
South Korea appointed a former lawmaker who was jailed for sending $450 million to the North as its new spy chief on Friday, as President Moon Jae-in seeks to improve ties with Pyongyang.
Late K-pop Star's Ex Jailed For Sex Video Blackmail
The ex-boyfriend of late K-pop star Goo Hara was jailed by an appeal court Thursday for blackmailing her over sex videos that played a part in her apparent suicide. In 2018, Goo, a member of former girl group Kara, told local media that her ex had threatened "to end her entertainment career" by leaking their…
South Korea, US mark 70th anniversary of Korean War
South Korea and the United States on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to defending "the hard-fought peace" on the divided peninsula as the allies marked the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War. Communist North Korea invaded the US-backed South on June 25, 1950, triggering a three-year war that killed millions. The fighting ended…
North Korea's Kim suspends military plans against South: KCNA
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has suspended plans for military action against the South, state media reported Wednesday, in an apparent sudden dialling down of tensions after Pyongyang blew up a liaison office.
North Korea preparing anti-South leaflet campaign: KCNA
North Korea is preparing to launch an anti-Seoul leaflet campaign, state media said Saturday, prompting sharp criticism...
North Korea blows up liaison office with South
North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, the South's Unification Ministry said, after days of increasingly virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang.
North Korea warns US to stay out of inter-Korean affairs
North Korea rebuked Washington on Thursday for criticising its decision to cut communication links with Seoul, warning it to stay out of inter-Korean affairs if it wanted to ensure a smooth presidential election.
Six kidnapped fishing crew released in Nigeria: Seoul
Six fishing boat crewmen abducted by pirates off the coast of Gabon have been released after more than a month in captivity, South Korea's foreign ministry said Tuesday.
North Korea to cut communication lines to 'enemy' South: KCNA
North Korea is severing all official communication links with the South, it announced Tuesday in a move analysts said was aimed at manufacturing a crisis on the divided peninsula.
North Korea lashes South as Kim praises China's Xi
North Korea condemned the South Friday for holding military drills, saying the situation was returning to before the diplomatic rapprochement of 2018, as leader Kim Jong Un -- whose health was the subject of intense speculation in recent weeks -- reached out to traditional ally Beijing.