South Korea

South Korea's Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

2018-12-04 14:01

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could still visit Seoul for the first time in the next few weeks, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said, describing the possible trip as a major boost in efforts to make the peninsula nuclear-free.

Cult leader jailed for the multiple rape of followers

2018-11-22 21:26

A South Korean cult leader was convicted of the multiple rape of eight female followers – some of whom believed he was God – and jailed for 15 years.

Seoul will dissolve Japan-funded sexual slavery foundation

2018-11-21 14:42

South Korea says it will dissolve a foundation funded by Japan to compensate South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's World War II military brothels

North and South Korea begin destroying border guard posts

2018-11-11 22:09

The two Koreas began destroying 20 guard posts along their heavily-fortified frontier under a plan to reduce tensions on the border.

South Korea court upholds conscientious objection to military

2018-11-01 21:47

South Korea's top court says rejecting mandatory military service due to conscience or religious regions is legal and must not be punished.

Samsung aims at 10% African growth despite rising competition

2018-10-19 21:35

Samsung Electronics is targeting an annual 10% increase in revenue from Africa over the next decade, even as competition from cheaper consumer devices intensifies.

South Korea ex-president Lee jailed for 15 years over corruption

2018-10-05 18:08

Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was jailed for 15 years for corruption, becoming the latest of the country's ex-leaders to be sent to prison.

UN report on global warming target puts governments on the spot

2018-10-01 22:28

Diplomats gathering in South Korea find themselves in the awkward position of vetting and validating a major UN scientific report that underscores the failure of their governments to take stronger action on climate.

South Korea at UN urges world to 'respond positively' to North Korea

2018-09-27 07:30

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has urged world governments to encourage North Korea to advance toward denuclearisation by "responding positively" to leader Kim Jong Un's "new choices".

North Korea's Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site

2018-09-19 22:21

North Korea's Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing site in front of international inspectors at a summit with the South's President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang.


South Korea charges 11 with selling Samsung technology to China

2018-11-29 21:00

South Korea has charged nine people and two companies with illegally selling Samsung's bendable screen technology to a Chinese rival.

WATCH: Top World news videos you can't miss today

2018-11-22 07:12

Trump: Saudi Arabia decision about 'America First' | Gunmen kidnap Italian woman in Kenya; here are the top World news videos you have to watch now.

North Korean delegation visits South to attend history forum

2018-11-14 18:58

A five-member North Korean delegation is visiting South Korea to attend an academic forum on Japan's wartime actions.

Fire kills at least 7 at dormitory-style housing in South Korea

2018-11-09 10:25

A fire at a low-cost dormitory-style housing facility in central Seoul has killed at least 7 people and injured 11 others.

South Korea approves North Korea deals amid conservative opposition

2018-10-23 17:31

The government of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has formally approved the rapprochement deals he made with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month.

WATCH: Nepal rescuers retrieve bodies of 9 climbers killed on Mount Gurja

2018-10-14 13:55

The bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal's Mount Gurja have been retrieved from the mountainside as rescuers tried to piece together what led to the freak accident.

Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20 - 60 nuclear weapons

2018-10-02 10:17

A top South Korean official has told lawmakers that North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons.

South Korea begins removing mines, expects North to do same

2018-10-01 06:57

Seoul says South Korea has begun removing mines on border, and it expects North is doing the same under summit deal.

Two Koreas' leaders in mountain show of unity

2018-09-20 15:01

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang's negotiations with Washington.

Moon landing: South Korean leader and North's Kim begin summit

2018-09-18 23:26

South Korea's president and the North's leader Kim Jong Un drove together through the streets of Pyongyang past thousands of cheering citizens.

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