South Korea’s former spy chief was indicted on charges of meddling last year’s presidential elections by ordering an online smear campaign against opposition candidates, prosecutors said on Friday...
A Korean-American tour operator jailed in North Korea had smuggled in anti-Pyongyang materials and sought to establish a base to overthrow the regime, according to the North’s Supreme Court.
The US called on Thursday for North Korea to grant amnesty and immediately release a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years’ hard labour for “hostile acts” against the state.
The top US military officer, General Martin Dempsey, is adding a South Korea stop to his previously announced trip to China to meet face to face with his South Korean counterpart on the North...
The world is facing a “critical time”, top US diplomat John Kerry told China’s President Xi Jinping on Saturday, citing tensions on the Korean peninsula, Iran’s nuclear programme and the conflict...
The Japanese yen's persistent fall against the US dollar since November 2012 means that this development has "upgraded" itself from being a mere flash in the pan to something much more.
A South Korean court jailed an elderly left-wing activist for four years on Friday for making an unauthorised trip across the border to North Korea.
South Korea’s military said on Tuesday it had formed a crisis management task force to monitor North Korea’s nuclear site ahead of an expected atomic test, which Seoul said could be imminent.
South Korea’s outgoing president Lee Myung-Bak on Tuesday pardoned a host of former close aides and confidantes jailed for corruption, despite criticism from his successor.
A North Korean official has apparently told Chinese authorities that the communist state is planning to conduct a third nuclear test in the coming week, a news report said on Saturday.
South Korea’s chief prosecutor resigned on Friday, apologising publicly for a series of “embarrassing” scandals that fuelled a top-level feud within the prosecution service.