South Korea is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia under Gwanggaeto the Great. Its capital, Seoul, is a major global city and half of South Korea's over 51 million people live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fourth largest metropolitan economy in the world.
South Korean forces began two days of expanded drills on Sunday around an island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo only days after Seoul said it would scrap an intelligence-sharing.. Reuters - Published
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher," another demonstration of its expanding.. WorldNews - Published
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Pyongyang is ready for dialogue and confrontation with the U.S. According to Reuters, he warned Washington that continued sanctions wouldn’t be the right..
President Trump is expected to meet with his top national security advisers on Friday. The meeting is to review a US-Taliban peace plan that could end America's longest running war. However, it could..
South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between the..
South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance..
North Korea recently tested a new weapon and leader Kim Jong Un reportedly inspected it. A senior diplomat dismissed the possibility of inter-korean talks in protest of the military drills. According..
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his country's latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military drills this week. Eve Johnson..
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently spoke out about his country’s latest launch of tactical guided missiles. According to Reuters, he said the missile were a warning to the U.S. and South korea...
Japan's foreign ministry said on Sunday that South Korean navy drills around Takeshima island, which is called Dokdo in Korean, were unacceptable and issued a protest demanding an end to the.. Reuters - Published
Japan's Coast Guard said it detected suspected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday, while the South Korean military said North Korea had fired two projectiles into the sea off its.. Reuters - Published
Japan's Coast Guard said it detected a suspected ballistic missile launch from North Korea on Saturday, while Yonhap news agency quoted the South Korean military as saying North Korea had fired two.. Reuters - Published
The head of a broad coalition of Japanese, German and South Korean automakers warned on Friday that renewed punitive Chinese tariffs on U.S. autos would hurt U.S. vehicle exports to China and put U.S... Reuters - Published
South Korea's decision to scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan could harm efforts to understand threats from North Korea, and potentially weaken the ability to monitor its missile launches,.. Reuters - Published
Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing security threat posed.. Reuters - Published
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday said South Korea's decision to cancel a deal to share military intelligence is damaging mutual trust, and he vowed to work closely with the.. WorldNews - Published
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's foreign minister on Friday called U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" and vowed to "shutter the absurd dream" that.. WorldNews - Published
Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing national security.. Reuters - Published
As the foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea gathered for trilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday to improve relations, a stark reminder came of the perilous situation South Korea’s.. WorldNews - Published
South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut.. France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Britain signed a trade agreement with South Korea on Thursday, clinching its third-largest deal that will allow continued free trade after Brexit. The government said the deal will protect annual trade.. WorldNews - Published
By Sudarshan Varadhan and Aditi Shah NEW DELHI, Aug 22 (Reuters) - With India's auto sales declining for the ninth straight month in July, more automotive manufacturers are laying off workers and.. WorldNews - Published
Japan on Thursday summoned the South Korean ambassador to protest Seoul's decision to scrap an intelligence-sharing agreement with Tokyo, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said, as relations between.. Reuters - Published
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Thursday criticized South Korea for terminating an intelligence agreement between the two countries, calling it a "completely mistaken response" and extremely.. Reuters - Published
Washington and Pyongyang are expected to reopen denuclearization negotiations soon, a senior South Korean official said on Thursday. Deputy national security adviser, Kim Hyun-chong, gave his upbeat.. WorldNews - Published
The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearization talks soon and it would "go well," a senior South Korean official said on Thursday, boosting hopes for progress in negotiations.. Reuters - Published