Agence France-Presse in Seoul

South Korean activists say they have launched more than one million anti-North Korea leaflets across the border on Friday, a move likely to infuriate Pyongyang, which has demanded Seoul ban such exercises.

The former head of South Korea’s National Intelligence Service handed a suspended jail sentence on Thursday following his trial on charges of meddling in the 2012 election.

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye held a rare meeting with a Japanese politician yesterday as she received visiting Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties.

Lawsuit seeking compensation from ferry company owners and South Korean government launched by the mother of one of the student victims from Danwon High School

North Korean leader censures his country’s weather service for “incorrect” forecasts in a rare public dressing down of a government body in the reclusive nation, which suffers regular natural disasters.

North Korea held a live-fire drill near its maritime border with South Korea on Tuesday, with Seoul vowing a “strong” response if any shells fall on its side of the disputed boundary.

Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, have added extra emotional weight to a tragedy that has stunned the nation.

South Korea and the United States kicked off their largest-ever joint air drill on Friday at a time of elevated military tensions with North Korea.

Kim Jong-un was yesterday "re-elected" as North Korea's leader, state media said, as parliament met in a session closely watched for power shifts in the regime following the execution of his once-powerful uncle.