SEOUL - A South Korean reservist went on a shooting spree that left one comrade dead and three wounded on Wednesday before shooting himself dead, as Amnesty International urged Seoul to rethink mandatory military service.
A powerful North Korean general who Seoul believes was behind the sinking of a South Korean warship and the shelling of one of its islands in 2010 has died, state media said Monday.
South Korea on Monday urged North Korea to halt its "worrisome" development of a submarine-launched ballistic missile, as one Seoul official warned Pyongyang could have a functional SLBM capability within two years.
South Korea said Sunday its envoy attending Russia's World War II anniversary ceremony briefly met North Korea's ceremonial head of state, a rare high-level encounter between the rival states.
North Korea said Saturday that it successfully test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in what would be the latest display of the country's advancing military capabilities. Hours after the announcement, South Korean officials said the North fired three anti-ship cruise missiles into the sea off its east coast.
North Korea said Saturday it has successfully test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in what would be the latest display of the country's advancing military capability.
When officials informed us that we'd be granted a sit-down interview with a high-ranking member of North Korea's inner circle with no preconditions, it was a real surprise.
South Korea's current account surplus rose to US$10.4 billion (NT$319 billion) in March as slumping oil prices slashed the country's import bill, new data showed Monday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to launch more "satellites" in order to become a space power, state media said Sunday, despite global condemnation on past launches, dubbed disguised ballistic missile tests.
North Korean diplomats on Thursday stormed out of a U.N. conference on human rights after lashing out at the United States for inviting three defectors to speak at the event.
North Korea's Kim Jong Un ordered the execution of 15 senior officials this year, including several who complained about the young leader's policies, South Korea's intelligence agency said Wednesday.2 Comments
The South Korean ferry captain responsible for last year's disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly schoolchildren, was given an increased sentence of life in prison Tuesday by an appellate court that convicted him of homicide.
The United States on Monday announced plans to step up the dismantling of retired nuclear warheads and issued a stern warning to North Korea to give up its nuclear program or face deeper isolation.
North Korea has increased its "material support" for terrorist organizations and should be placed back on America's list of nations that are state sponsors of terrorism, a report released Monday said.