The new US Defence Secretary has warned North Korea there will be an "effective and overwhelming" response if it chooses to use a nuclear weapon. Speaking at the start of a two-day visit to South Kore
North Korea has announced the testing of a new high-powered rocket engine for a geo-stationary satellite.
The North Korean propaganda machine is at it again. And the least that can be said is that Steven Spielberg has nothing to worry about. Pyongyang’s
North Korean leader delivers New Year message Talks of “ruthless holy war” No mention of nuclear arms or programme The leader of North Korea has
Conservative protesters in South Korea held an anti-North Korea rally, including beating an effigy of Kim Yong-un. It was held in Seoul to mark the
South Korea and Japan will seek to move past the bitter wartime dispute over “comfort women” as soon as possible. The term refers to the mainly
South Korean authorities fumigate hundreds of school classrooms and transport venues in Seoul, as new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
The President of South Korea has cancelled this weekend's planned visit to the US as two more deaths from MERS are announced.
The woman at the centre of the so-called “nut rage” case in South Korea has been freed after nearly five months in jail. Heather Cho, a former Korean
As part of commemorations for the victims of South Korea’s sunken ferry Sewol, an attempt has been made to create a new world record for a candlelit
The Hanji Lantern Festival lights up the South Korean capital, Seoul. It is organised to promote the excellent qualities of Korea’s traditional
Pope Francis sent a radio message of goodwill to China as his plane flew over the country’s airspace en route to South Korea. He’s the first pope
Pope Francis has flown to South Korea to begin a five-day Asian tour, his first to the region. It is the first papal visit to the region, the last
Relatives of victims of the sunken South Korean ferry ‘Sewol’ staged a sit-in on Friday to push for a direct meeting with President Park
The second serious transport accident in South Korea in just over a fortnight has left dozens of people injured – none seriously. An underground
Emergency services in the South Korean capital Seoul have mounted a rescue operation after two subway trains collided. It’s understood dozens of
North Korea has marked the second anniversary of the death of its former leader Kim Jong Il. Kim Jong Un took over when his father died suddenly
About 100 activists gathered in Seoul on Wednesday to express their outrage at North Korea for cancelling the first high-level talks in two years
A South Korean aquarium creates a performance featuring a school of sardines dancing along with a Santa diver and displays a tank of electric eels
The Vox Maris is the loudest pipe organ as certified by the Guinness of World Records and it was heard across Yeosu in South Korea as it prepared to
A 53 nation nuclear security summit wrapped up in South Korea on Tuesday with a warning by US President Barack Obama that the threat of nuclear
Demonstrators for and against nuclear power hold separate rallies in Seoul, ahead of the nuclear security summit.
Representatives of around 50 countries have arrived in South Korea’s capital Seoul for a summit aimed at reducing the risk of nuclear
The Unification Church held a mass wedding and holy blessing in South Korea on March 24, with 2,000 couples from 54 countries participating.
South Korea conducts a security drill simulating a toxic gas attack ahead of the upcoming nuclear security summit in Seoul.
More than two thousand South Korean protesters clashed with police on Saturday evening in Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul. Demonstrators were
An opposition lawmaker set off a tear-gas canister in South Korea’s parliament, shortly before a free-trade deal with the US was ratified.
Cast your telescope’s gaze to a point a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, and you may just be lucky enough to see a black hole eating up a