South Korea's national police chief resigned Monday amid criticism over authorities' handling of an emergency call from a woman who was later found murdered.
A South Korean court sentenced two teenagers to prison terms Monday after they admitted bullying a school classmate until he committed suicide.
The recent suicides of South Korean students due to bullying shock a nation. Paula Hancocks reports.
A freighter carrying oil exploded off the South Korean port city of Incheon, killing three crew members, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported Sunday.
Seven crew members from a South Korean cargo ship remained missing Tuesday after the boat sank Monday in the South China Sea, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said.
Just like any other first family in the world, North Korea's secretive Kim dynasty is often the focus of gossip and rumors, especially in neighboring South Korea.
South Korea has returned home four North Korean fishermen rescued from two sinking boats in the Yellow Sea near the maritime border, the semiofficial Yonhap News Agency reported.
Tropical Storm Muifa made landfall in North Korea on Monday, bringing heavy rainfall and gusty winds, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center.
A corporal in the South Korean Marines went on a shooting spree and killed four other Marines, the defense ministry said Monday.
Two South Korean soldiers fired at a civilian airplane after mistaking it for an aircraft from North Korea, a South Korean military official said Saturday.
The South Korean military fired at a civilian plane near the Yellow Sea border with North Korea, mistaking it for one of the North's military planes, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported Saturday, citing a military source.
South Korea's Unification Ministry on Friday rejected a demand from the North to repatriate nine of its citizens who defected to the South by boat over the weekend.
CNN's Paula Hancocks follows a North Korean defector as he struggles to assimilate into a world he never knew.
South Korea's Navy rescues sailors from a ship hijacked by Somali pirates. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
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 Korean officials confirmed seven additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease Sunday despite nationwide quarantine efforts, the Yonhap News Agency reported.
The South Korean defense minister will meet his Chinese counterpart next year amid growing tensions between the Koreas, Seoul state media said Sunday.
Amid South Korean plans to hold live-fire military drills this week and North Korean threats of retaliation, many residents of Yeonpyeong Island are evacuating, afraid of being caught in the middle.
A Chinese fishing boat and a South Korean Coast Guard vessel collided Saturday, killing one fisherman, South Korea's official news agency reported.
The South Korean presidential office accepted the resignation of the chief of the Army Tuesday, the Yonhap news agency reported.
Former Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair believes South Korea will take military action against the North.
Kim Kwan-jin was formally named South Korea's defense minister Saturday, the country's state media agency reported.
The number of North Koreans who have defected to South Korea has passed 20,000, the Yonhap news agency said Monday.
Two South Korean pilots were killed Friday when their surveillance plane crashed into a mountain in central South Korea, the Ministry of National Defense said.
South Korea's navy fired warning shots to push a North Korean fishing boat back to its side of the Yellow Sea border Wednesday, the Yonhap news agency reported, citing military officials.
South Korea will step up security at Incheon International Airport following a plot uncovered last week to send bombs from Yemen to the United States.
South Korea will push North Korea for monthly reunions of families separated by the Korean War nearly 60 years ago, the Yonhap news agency reported Tuesday.
North and South Korea exchanged lists of families to be reunited in the North next week, Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday, citing a South Korean government official.
Somali pirates hijacked a South Korean fishing vessel near the coast of Kenya more than a week ago, an anti-piracy taskforce confirmed Sunday.
A South Korean fishing boat was hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Africa, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported Sunday, citing the nation's foreign ministry.
South Korea will mobilize its largest security force ever in anticipation of widespread protests during the G-20 summit next month in Seoul, the Yonhap news agency said.
More than a dozen nations launched a joint military exercise Wednesday off South Korea, aimed at preventing the transfer of weapons of mass destruction, military officials said Wednesday.
Wet weather has hurt South Korea's cabbage crop, driving Korean kimchi prices higher. CNN's Eunice Yoon explains.
A spike in napa cabbage prices has South Koreans sweating over their national side dish, kimchi.
The number of defectors from North Korea who have settled in South Korea will pass 20,000 as early as this month, the Yonhap news agency said.
The two Koreas will meet in late October to discuss regularly reuniting families separated by the Korean War nearly 60 years ago, the Yonhap news agency in South Korea said.
North and South Korea reached agreement Friday on where to temporarily reunite families separated by the Korean War nearly 60 years ago, the Yonhap news agency said.
The first military talks between South Korea and North Korea ended without progress Thursday, the Yonhap news agency reported.
Record rainfall that flooded roads, subway lines and buildings has left two fishermen missing in northeastern South Korea, the Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday.
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.
Both Koreas present their cases to the U.N. over the sinking of a South Korean warship. CNN's Richard Roth reports.
A North Korean official is reaching out to South Korea in an attempt to once again reunite separated families, state media reported Saturday.
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.
Typhoon Kompasu hit central South Korea Thursday morning, causing much of the metropolitan area's subway service to halt, toppling trees and resulting in widespread power outages along the west coast, Yonhap News Agency reported.
Three people died after Typhoon Kompasu hit central South Korea Thursday morning, the Yonhap News Agency reported.
Mechanical failures caused a North Korean air force plane to lose direction before crashing in northeastern China earlier this week, state media quoted Chinese authorities as saying Thursday.
A small aircraft crashed in northeastern China close to the border with North Korea, killing its pilot and fueling speculation Wednesday about its origin.
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 Korean military officials say investigators found eight land mines made by North Korea near the border between the two countries, state media reported Saturday.
Twelve people were killed and another dozen wounded when a bus fell off South Korea's longest bridge Saturday while trying to avoid a collision with a truck, local media reported.
A South Korean court sentenced two North Korean military officers Thursday to 10 years in prison for plotting to assassinate a high-profile defector who once worked for dictator Kim Jong-il, South Korea's news agency said.
Park Yong-ha, a popular Korean actor and singer, was found dead in Seoul Wednesday in what appeared to be a suicide, Yonhap news agency reported.
South Korea's space program has lost contact with a rocket it has launched.
A South Korean rocket apparently blew up just over two minutes after launch, a government minister said Thursday.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday that Northeast Asia -- which includes the Korean Peninsula -- must push for peace and avoid violent clashes in the aftermath of the sinking of a South Korean warship, state news reported.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton started a weeklong tour of Asia on Friday for talks that are expected to be dominated by the escalating tensions between the Koreas.
As South Korea awaits the release of an official report into the sinking of a warship Thursday, a range of leaks and unofficial statements is pointing the finger firmly at North Korea.
The South Korean Navy fired warning shots Saturday night after two North Korean patrol boats crossed into South Korean waters, state media said.
South Korea is asking some companies to stop signing trade deals with North Korea, as tensions over the sinking of a South Korean warship continue, South Korean media reported Thursday.
South Korea's navy hauls a sunken warship out of the water near the disputed coastal border with North Korea.
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.
South Korea raised a naval ship from the floor of the Yellow Sea that sank under mysterious circumstances last month, Korea's Yonhap news agency reported Thursday.
A South Korean navy destroyer Tuesday caught up with a South Korean oil tanker that was seized earlier by pirates off the coast of Somalia, official Korean media reported.
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 cause of a sunken South Korean naval ship remains unknown as rescue efforts continue. CNN's Pauline Chiou explains.
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.
Strong winds and rough waves Sunday dimmed hopes of rescuing 46 South Korean sailors as search efforts entered their second day following the Friday night sinking of their navy ship off the North Korean coast.
South Korean rescuers were searching for missing sailors Saturday after a navy ship sank in tense Yellow Sea waters off the coast of North Korea.
The local unit of General Motors Co. in South Korea will recall some sport utility vehicles and sedans because of problems with the steering wheel and fuel hoses, local media said Sunday.
A South Korean couple arrested for allowing their baby to starve to death had been raising an online child, state media reported citing police sources.
North and South Korean forces exchange fire near their maritime border. CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports.
North Korea resumed firing near its sea border with South Korea on Thursday, South Korean media said, citing Seoul officials.
An explosion at a state-run weapons research lab north of Seoul killed one person and injured five on Thursday, South Korea's semiofficial Yonhap news agency reported.
A disgraced South Korean scientist -- who gained fame in 2004 when he claimed to have cloned human embryonic stem cells -- on Monday was convicted of embezzling money and illegally buying human eggs, state media reported.
Cross-border traffic between North and South Korea returned to normal Tuesday, ending eight months of restrictions imposed by the North, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.
A South Korean fishing boat and its four crew members were heading home Saturday after being held for a month in North Korea, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.
North and South Korea reached an agreement Friday on reunions for families separated for decades by the Korean War, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.
South Korea's space program suffered a blow Tuesday after a satellite launched from its first space rocket failed to reach proper orbit, a science official said.
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.
A South Korean court on Friday found the former chairman of the Samsung Group guilty of a breach of trust in illicit bond transactions and sentenced him to a suspended 3-year jail term and a fine of 110 billion Korean won ($89 million), South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported.
North Korea test-fired a fourth short-range missile off its east coast Thursday, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported.
Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun apologized Thursday for his connection to a corruption probe, saying he felt "ashamed and sorry" for disappointing his fellow citizens, the Yonhap news agency reported.
South Korean and European Union trade officials reached a tentative free-trade accord and will seek to finalize the deal in early April, Yonhap news agency cited chief negotiators from both sides as saying Tuesday.
Two Americans have been detained in North Korea for illegally entering the country, North Korean state media reported Saturday according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency.
A Chinese official met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang on Friday, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
South Korean authorities have launched an investigation into a deadly fire that broke out during a police standoff with protesters, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
Ssangyong Motor Co., South Korea's fifth largest automaker, filed for bankruptcy Friday, citing the company's worsening finances.
CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports how South Korea has upped the ante to combat lagging economic growth.
President Bush announced Saturday that he will host the first of what could be several summits of world leaders to discuss the global response to the financial crisis.
CNN's Kathleen Koch reports on President Bush's press conference with French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
A South Korean appeals court upheld the guilty verdict against the former chairman of the Samsung Group, who was sentenced during the summer on a tax evasion conviction, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.
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