SEOUL Thousands of South Koreans protested outside Japan's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday and city officials unveiled a new memorial to wartime 'comfort women' at the centre of a row over the two countries' shared history.
SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped a seasoned former diplomat as his new ambassador to Washington on Friday as Seoul steps up efforts to connect with the Trump administration on issues such as North Korea, defence costs and trade.
SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country's latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military drills that began this week, state media KCNA reported on Wednesday. | Video
SEOUL North Korea fired missiles into the sea off its east coast for the fourth time in less than two weeks, South Korea said on Tuesday, as Pyongyang warned that hostile moves against it "have reached the danger line." | Video
SEOUL South Korea can overtake Japan economically by cooperating with North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday, amid an escalating trade row between Seoul and Tokyo.
SEOUL North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message analysts said was also aimed at the United States. | Video
* Talks expected in Thailand, but N.Korea envoy cancelled
SEOUL U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday.
SEOUL, July 24 U.S. national security adviser
John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to
discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat
with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a
regional air space dispute on Tuesday.
MOSCOW/SEOUL Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered hundreds of warning shots, according to South Korean officials, and a strong protest from Japan. | Video