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K-Pop star Park Bo Ram, 30, found dead at a friend's home

K-Pop star Park Bo Ram, who is known for rendering his soulful voice to several popular K-drama soundtracks, was found dead at a friend's  house, media reports said.

North Korea launches three ballistic missiles, claims South Korea amid visit of Antony Blinken to Seoul

In a major claim, the South Korean military said that its North Korean counterparts fired multiple short-range ballistic missiles toward the East Sea on Monday.

South Korean court acquits Samsung Chairman over 2015 merger case

Samsung Electronics Executive Chairman Lee Jae-yong was acquitted on Monday of financial crimes during the merger of two Samsung affiliates in 2015, the media reported.

North Korea launches several cruise missiles off the west coast

South Korea on Friday claimed warring neighbour North Korea fired several cruise missiles off the west coast, media reports said.

US F-16 fighter jet crashes in South Korea, pilot ejects safely

The pilot of a U.S. F-16 fighter jet that crashed in waters off South Korea's west coast on Wednesday (January 31, 2024) was rescued safely, officials said.

South Korea says North Korea fired cruise missiles off east coast

South Korea on Sunday claimed North Korea fired several cruise missiles from its east coast, media reports said.

North Korean leader Kim Jong labels South Korea 'principal enemy'

Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called neighbouring South Korea the "principal enemy" and defined south as a "most hostile" state to Pyongyang, the state-run news agency KCNA reported on Wednesday.

South Korea passes bill to ban dog meat trade

South Korea has passed a new law to end the slaughter and selling of dogs for their meat by 2027.

Opposition leader Lee Jae-myung stabbed in South Korea, attacker arrested

South Korea's opposition leader Lee Jae-myung was attacked with a knife while he was visiting Busan City on Tuesday.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announces radical policy shift in relations with South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the country and the ruling party had realized the impossibility of partnering with South Korea and ordered that all work plans with the South Korean side and relevant bodies be reorganized according to the current situation, the state-run KCNA news agency reported on Sunday.

South Korea: Youth population expected to halve in 30 years

The number of young South Koreans was expected to halve in 30 years amid the rapidly aging population and the record-low birth-rate, the country's statistical agency said Monday.

South Korea: Court upholds ban on same-sex relationship in military

A South Korean court has upheld a ban on same-sex relationships in the country's military, media reports said.

South Korea claims North Korea fired ballistic missile towards East Sea

At a time when Kim Jong Un is visiting Russia for his meeting with President Vladimir Putin, North Korea fired an unspecified ballistic missile toward the East Sea on Wednesday.

US, Japan, S Korea to confirm commitments to security in Taiwan Strait

Washington: Leaders of the United States, South Korea and Japan, during their trilateral meeting in Camp David on Friday, will confirm their commitments to the security in the Taiwan Strait, a senior US administration official told reporters.

South Korea: US soldiers caught smuggling, distributing drugs

Seoul: U.S. soldiers in South Korea had been caught smuggling drugs through military mail and distributing them here, local broadcaster MBC has reported.