SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 30: A mass of mostly young people celebrating Halloween festivities in Seoul became trapped and crushed as the crowd surged into a narrow alley, killing at least 149 people and injuring 150 others in South Korea’s worst disaster in years.
SEOUL, April 17: South Korea reported 93,001 new COVID-19 cases as of midnight Saturday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 16,305,752, the health authorities said Sunday.
SEOUL, Dec 18: South Korea and the United States failed on Wednesday to reach an agreement over Seoul’s contribution towards hosting some 28,500 U.S. troops, ending two days of talks that were the last before their existing deal expires on Dec. 31.
SEOUL, March 14: After their stunning retirement announcements, two K-pop stars including a member of the superstars Big Bang are facing police questioning over a series of interlocking scandals that have roiled South Korea for weeks.
SEOUL, Dec 24: South Korea said Monday it will fine BMW 11.2 billion won ($9.9 million) and file a criminal complaint against the company with state prosecutors over an allegedly botched response to dozens of engine fires reported in the country.
SEOUL, Aug 24: A South Korean appeals court sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to 25 years in jail on Friday in a case arising from a far-reaching corruption scandal that toppled her from power in 2017.
SEOUL, May 27: South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un committed in the rivals’ surprise meeting to sit down with President Donald Trump and to a “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.”
SEOUL, May 26: South Korean President Moon Jae-in met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday to discuss Kim’s possible upcoming summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, the South said, the second inter-Korean summit in as many months.
SEOUL, Feb 12: South Korea said on Monday it will try to arrange more reunions for families divided by the Korean War and seek to lower military tensions with North Korea as the first steps towards establishing grounds for a rare summit between the two Koreas.
SEOUL, Jan 9: North Korea agreed Tuesday to send a delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said, as the bitter rivals sat for rare talks at the border to discuss how to cooperate in Olympics and improve their long-strained ties.
SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 18: Diplomats from the United States, South Korea and Japan met in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss policy responses to North Korea's accelerating efforts to expand its nuclear weapons program.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Nepathya, the folk rock band, performed at the Olympic Hall of Seoul Olympic Park on Wednesday. According to the press statement released by Nepa-laya, the show was hosted by Kaski Pariwar on the occasion of Korea’s Chuseok Festival.
SEOUL, South Korea, March 6: North Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), with three of them landing in waters that Japan claims as its exclusive economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, in an apparent reaction to huge military drills by Washington and Seoul that Pyongyang insists are an invasion rehearsal.