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China, South Korea lash out at Japan diplomacy paper

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 23:40

China and South Korea on Friday lashed out at a Japanese foreign relations report that stood firm on territorial claims which have put Tokyo on a collision course with its Asian neighbours.

South Korea extending ballistic missile range to counter North`s threat

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 09:12

South Korea has test-fired a new ballistic missile with a range of 500 km (310 miles) and will try to extend the range to 800 km so it can strike any site in North Korea, its defence ministry said on Friday, days after Pyongyang fired a mid-range missile.

Cargo ship sinks off South Korea, 11 North Korean crew missing

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 07:20

A Mongolian-flagged cargo ship has sunk off the southern coast of South Korea, with most of the 16 North Korean crew members on board missing, South Korean coast guard officials said on Friday.

South Korea finds crashed drone on border island

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 14:39

South Korea today said it had recovered an unidentified drone that crashed on one of its border islands the same day that North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire across their disputed maritime boundary.

South Korea's sports ministry probes federations

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 11:30

South Korea`s sports ministry has launched a probe into seven winter sports federations in a bid to uncover any illegal activities and recover public trust in the organisations ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games.

Joss Whedon apologises for filming in South Korea

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 09:11

Director Joss Whedon has apologised to the people of South Korea for potential trouble caused by shooting a portion of “Avengers: Age of Ultron” in Seoul.

North, South Korea trade live fire over sea border

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 19:00

The two Koreas traded hundreds of rounds of live artillery fire across their disputed maritime border on Monday.

North,South Korea exchange fire in disputed western coast

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 10:26

In response to North Korean shells from a live-fire drill that landed in disputed maritime border, South Korea on Monday swiftly fired artillery shells into the former`s waters.

Indian men have tricky Thomas cup draw, women an easier Uber

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 18:02

India women shuttlers were Sunday drawn in a relatively easy group in the Uber Cup that includes Thailand, Canada and Hong Kong while the men would find it much tougher having been slotted with Malaysia, South Korea and Germany for the Thomas Cup -- both tourneys being held in the country for the first time.

UN rights body urges action against right abuses in N Korea

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 10:24

The UN`s top rights body Friday called on the Security Council to act against officials responsible for a litany of crimes against humanity in North Korea.

N Korea warns of `war` over S Korea`s anti-Pyongyang leaflets

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 09:11

North Korea said Saturday its relations with South Korea had been driven into a "catastrophic" phase again, warning the South`s scattering of anti-Pyongyang leaflets could spark a war.

South Korea, Japan, US to hold defence talks in mid-April

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 14:32

High-ranking military officials from South Korea, Japan and the US will hold tripartite talks in Washington next month on defence coordination against the backdrop of nuclear and missile threats from North Korea.