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'Shocked' South Korea leader Moon orders probe into U.S. THAAD additions

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SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered a probe after the Defence Ministry failed to inform him that four more launchers for the controversial U.S. THAAD anti-missile system had been brought into the country, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

WRAPUP 2-"Shocked" S.Korea leader Moon orders probe into U.S. THAAD additions 11:12am BST

SEOUL, May 30 South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered a probe after the Defence Ministry failed to inform him that four more launchers for the controversial U.S. THAAD anti-missile system had been brought into the country, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

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South Korea's Jeju Air says China approves flights in sign of easing tension 7:49am BST

SEOUL South Korea's Jeju Air said on Tuesday China has approved a plan to double its flights to the Chinese city of Weihai from June 2, boosting hopes of easing political tension between the two countries.

S.Korea's Jeju Air says China approves flights in sign of easing tension 7:42am BST

SEOUL, May 30 South Korea's Jeju Air said on Tuesday China has approved a plan to double its flights to the Chinese city of Weihai from June 2, boosting hopes of easing political tension between the two countries.

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Barca duo not ready for senior Korean side - Stielike 29 May 2017

SEOUL South Korea have lacked attacking flair and struggled to break teams down in 2018 World Cup qualifying but coach Uli Stielike says it is too soon to bring exciting Barcelona youngsters Lee Seung-woo and Paik Seung-ho into the full national side.

Soccer-Barca duo not ready for senior Korean side - Stielike 29 May 2017

SEOUL, May 29 South Korea have lacked attacking flair and struggled to break teams down in 2018 World Cup qualifying but coach Uli Stielike says it is too soon to bring exciting Barcelona youngsters Lee Seung-woo and Paik Seung-ho into the full national side.

South Korea questions six rescued North Koreans as it eyes engagement 29 May 2017

SEOUL South Korean authorities were questioning on Monday six North Koreans rescued on the weekend as they drifted in the sea off the east coast and will send them home if they want to go, the South's Unification Ministry said.

South Korea questions six rescued North Koreans as it eyes engagement 29 May 2017

SEOUL, May 29 South Korean authorities were questioning on Monday six North Koreans rescued on the weekend as they drifted in the sea off the east coast and will send them home if they want to go, the South's Unification Ministry said.

South Korea stun China to win first Sudirman Cup since 2003 28 May 2017

SYDNEY South Korea stunned China to win the Sudirman Cup on Sunday, coming from 2-1 down to clinch the final 3-2 on Australia's Gold Coast and end their opponents' 12-year stranglehold on the biennial mixed team international tournament.

REFILE-UPDATE 1-S.Korea says contact resumed with vessel off Somalia, crew safe 27 May 2017

SEOUL, May 27 South Korea said on Saturday it has resumed contact with a distressed fishing vessel that feared it was being followed by a suspected pirate vessel off the waters of Somalia, and that the 3 Koreans and 18 Indonesians on board were safe.

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Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned U.S. reliability

BERLIN U.S. President Donald Trump criticised Germany on Tuesday for its trade surplus and military spending levels, a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel rammed home her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally.