The latest news on South Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seven years of U.N. sanctions against North Korea have done nothing to derail Pyongyang's drive for a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States. They may have even bolstered the Kim family by giving their propaganda maestros ammunition to whip up anti-U.S. sentiment and direct attention away from government failures.
After last week's nuclear test, international diplomacy is no longer the way to deal with the threat of North Korea.
The international community replied in vehement opposition to North Korea's latest nuclear testing, and may impose more sanctions.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Defying U.N. warnings, North Korea on Tuesday conducted its third nuclear test in the remote, snowy northeast, taking a crucial step toward its goal of building a bomb small enough to be fitted on a missile capable of striking the United States.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans voting for president Wednesday were almost evenly divided between the conservative daughter of a late dictator and the liberal son of North Korean refugees, according to surveys released after the polls closed.
Despite North Korea's successful missile launch, the country's regime may not be far from implosion.
The United States can both value being a strong military power and allow other countries in the Far East to assert a greater leadership role.
The United States and South Korea should prepare for future developments after North Korea successfully launched a satellite into orbit.
The world erupts with indignation over pending NORK launch while Seoul residents ignore warnings.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Park Jung-in, an 11-year-old South Korean, sleeps with her Android smartphone instead of a teddy bear. When the screen beams with a morning alarm, she wakes up, picks up her glasses and scrolls through tens of unread messages from friends, shaking off drowsiness.