Police in South Korea have detained a man suspected of abducting a 7-year-old girl from her home and raping her, local police officials said Friday.
Paula Hancocks talks to the mother of a 13-year-old victim about South Korea's bullied teenager suicides.
North Korea said Monday that it would soon initiate "special actions" aimed at destroying the South Korean president and his government.
With a new corruption scandal emerging regularly, South Koreans appear to be turning away from traditional political parties and toward the unaffiliated underdog. In response, the major parties are panicking, changing their candidates, their policies and even their names in preparation for Wednesday's parliamentary election.
CNN's Paula Hancocks looks at why many South Koreans are turning away from traditional political parties.
New video broadcast on North Korean television shows a military unit carrying out live-fire drills in sight of a South Korean island.
Waiting more than 60 years for an official apology has taken its toll on Kim Bok-dong.
North Korea is urging its people to show allegiance to the death for new leader Kim Jong Un.
The South Korean president, Lee Myung-bak, offered Monday to cooperate with North Korea to begin a "new era" of relations between the two countries, a day after Pyongyang had said it would defend its new leader, Kim Jong Un, to the death.
Most South Korean students consider their final year in high school "the year of hell." It is when all students are put to the ultimate test.
CNN's Nadia Bilchik and T.J. Holmes discuss the intense pressure South Korean students face when taking their CSAT test.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev pledged to cooperate on a gas pipeline project that will run between the two nations through North Korea, according to Seoul's presidential office.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak commented on the alleged Iranian plot on a visit to the White House.
The International Olympic Committee chose Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday to host the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
A rare inter-Korean meeting ended prematurely Wednesday with no progress.
South Korea said Tuesday it regrets North Korea's announcement that it will cut all ties with its neighbor.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak held a special meeting Thursday morning to discuss an urgent plan to evacuate South Korean construction workers in Libya. There are 1,398 South Koreans in the country working on almost 300 building sites.
It was code-named "Dawn of Gulf of Aden," and when South Korea gave it a green light Friday, its daring execution led to five hours of chilling drama on the high seas.
South Korea's Navy rescues sailors from a ship hijacked by Somali pirates. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
Koh JaeYoul may not work at a powerful South Korean media outlet, but the might of his 140 character tweets is considered one of this highly wired country's most influential.
South Korea's government loses a legal battle over web control. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
Diplomats plead for both Koreas to stand down, hoping cooler heads will prevail. CNN's Stan Grant reports.
On a bitterly cold night at Incheon port, the old and frail emerge into the light. They have been ferried here to safety, many still in shock after being caught in the crossfire as North and South Korea traded fire on the island of Yeonpyeong.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak nominated the head of the state audit agency to be his new prime minister, the Yonhap news agency reported Thursday.
South Korea's foreign minister left his post in disgrace on Monday, state-run media said.
The South Korean foreign minister offered to resign Saturday amid a brewing controversy over the hiring of his daughter, state media reported.
South Korean prime minister-designate Kim Tae-ho and two other nominees announced their resignations Sunday, amid corruption allegations that surfaced during their confirmation hearings, the state-run Yonhap news agency reported.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has proposed a plan to reunite his country with North Korea and suggested a tax to prepare for the costs expected, if the two countries come together, South Korea's state media said Sunday.
South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak nominated Kim Tae-ho to be the new prime minister as part of a Cabinet reshuffle, state media said Sunday.
South Korea's prime minister has offered to resign for a second time, the prime minister's office said Thursday, after failure to win parliamentary approval to stop relocation of government offices out of the capital, Seoul.
South Korea's prime minister has offered to resign, his communications office said Monday, after failure to win parliamentary approval to stop relocation of government offices out of the capital, Seoul.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Friday that while his country will not defend whoever is responsible for the sinking of a South Korean warship in March, it is not ready to accept South Korea's investigations that blame North Korea for the incident, officials said.
Is China reviewing ties with North Korea, following the sinking of a South Korean ship? CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledged Washington's support for South Korea and called on North Korea to end belligerent actions after meetings with President Lee Myung-bak and Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan on Wednesday.
Lee In-ok will never forget Friday, March 26. It was late that night that the 48-year-old heard news that the South Korean warship the Cheonan was sinking in the frigid waters of the Yellow Sea off North Korea.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has vowed "resolute" measures against North Korea for its alleged attack on a South Korean warship, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday.
The mood was somber in South Korea Thursday as the nation officially honored the sailors who were lost when their warship went down near disputed waters off North Korea last month.
An emotional President Lee Myung-bak vowed Monday to find out why a South Korean naval ship sank and to "deal resolutely" with whatever or whomever caused the sinking, the country's Yonhap news agency reported.
The cause of a sunken South Korean naval ship remains unknown as rescue efforts continue. CNN's Pauline Chiou explains.
A week-long search for dozens of sailors lost when a South Korean warship sunk in waters close to North Korea was called off late Saturday after a request from the families of the missing men.
The South Korean military suspended its search for missing sailors Wednesday because of high winds spawned by stormy weather, the Yonhap News Agency reported.
Divers have been hammering on the hulls of the front and rear sections of a sunken South Korean navy ship, but no signs of life have been detected, military officials said Monday.
South Korean officials said Monday they have found what they believe to be the rear section of a sunken navy ship where up to 46 sailors could be trapped, according to the Yonhap News Agency.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was admitted to a hospital in Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday with a stomach virus, a doctor told CNN.
North and South Korea said their naval forces clashed Tuesday in disputed waters, and each blamed the other for what is the first such violent incident in seven years.
Navies of North and South Korea exchange fire. CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Sunday met with a visiting North Korean delegation, and received a message from the North's reclusive leader Kim Jong Il, according South Korea's state media.
Donating to charity itself is a relatively new phenomenon in a society that traditionally values family units.
North Korea and its nuclear ambitions are expected to be a key part of discussions as U.S. President Barack Obama hosts the president of South Korea on Tuesday.
Government officials from South Korea arrived in the North on Tuesday for the first inter-Korean talks in more than a year.
Government officials from South Korea will visit North Korea on Tuesday to hold the first talks in a year, state media said.
For a man whose previous nickname was "the Bulldozer," balance might not be thought of as one of South Korean president Lee Myung-bak's strong points.
North Korea announced Monday it was suspending the 18-month-old rail service across the border that has divided the peninsula since 1953 in protest of the "confrontational" policies of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.
CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports how South Korea has upped the ante to combat lagging economic growth.
Five South Koreans were kidnapped while driving in a Mexican border city, police and embassy officials said Tuesday
A North Korean soldier on Friday shot and killed a South Korean woman at Mt. Keumgang, a popular mountain resort in the communist nation, a government official in the South said.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Friday proposed reopening stalled reconciliation talks with North Korea in an address to the opening session of the National Assembly.
A North Korean soldier fatally shot a South Korean tourist Friday at a mountain resort in the communist north
Negotiations on North Korea's nuclear program will resume this week for the first time in nine months, South Korea's nuclear envoy said Tuesday
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak named three new cabinet ministers Monday in the continuing fallout from his controversial policy to renew U.S. beef imports, the Yonhap news agency reported.
CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae looks at how some members of the media fueled the mad cow fears in South Korea.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak announced the replacement of seven top aides Friday in the midst of a public outcry over government plans to resume U.S. beef imports.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak delivered his second apology in a month Thursday over his handling of plans to resume U.S. beef imports.
Striking South Korean union truck drivers are compounding trouble for the government. CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak plans to shake up his cabinet this week after massive protests, triggered by a deal his government reached to resume U.S. beef imports, the state news agency reported Monday.
Striking truck drivers in Britain refuse to deliver fuel to Shell petrol stations. ITN's Chris Choi reports.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak promised a "fresh start" Wednesday after his entire Cabinet and top civil servants offered to resign following street protests.
A deal to resume imports of U.S. beef may have sparked the demonstrations in Seoul, but the unrest feeds off a menu of grievances
Prime Minister Han Seung-soo and the South Korean Cabinet offered to resign Tuesday amid an uproar over an unpopular deal to resume importing U.S. beef, the Yonhap news agency reported.
The top aides of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered their resignations Friday in the midst of a growing public uproar over an unpopular deal to resume the import of U.S. beef, Lee's office told CNN.
South Koreans pretest against their government over a U.S. beef import deal. Sohn Jie-Ae reports
Two months into office as South Korea's President, Lee Myung-bak joins CNN's Anjali Rao on Talk Asia. Below is a transcript of the interview.
South Korea's new president has pledged to donate his salary to the underprivileged.
While he was mayor of Seoul, Lee Myung Bak was known for thinking big. He'll need his ambition more than ever as President
CNN's Eunice Yoon looks at the impact the new South Korean president will have on the business world.
South Korean President-elect Lee Myung-bak said on Monday he is willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il to help in the denuclearization process as the reclusive Communist nation dismantles its nuclear program.
A U.S. envoy returns to Asia hoping to kick-start stalled North Korean nuclear disarmament. CNN's Kyung Lah reports
South Korea's last presidential election, in December, 2002, took place against a backdrop of escalating tension on the Korean peninsula over North Korea's nuclear program and the Bush administration's refusal to negotiate with Pyongyang.
CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae looks at the atmosphere and the issues as the South Korean presidential vote looms.
President-elect Lee Myung-bak said Thursday he would not shy away from criticizing North Korea's authoritarian regime, the day after his landslide win ended a decade of liberal rule that has fostered unprecedented reconciliation on the divided peninsula, The Associated Press reported.
CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae looks at the man and the thinking behind the election of South Korea's new president.
Lee Myung-Bak, a 65-year-old former Seoul mayor and Hyundai executive, appears headed to a landslide victory in South Korea's presidential election, according to exit polls released as the voting ended Wednesday.
The front-runner in the country's presidential race is cleared of fraud allegations, thus averting a setback that could have cost him the upcoming election
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