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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.

Chinese war dead home from S Korea after six decades

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:02

The remains of more than 400 Chinese soldiers killed fighting in the Korean War over six decades ago returned to their homeland on Friday for a final burial, state media reported.

Angela Merkel vows support for Korean reunification bid

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 05:01

Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged Germany`s support during a visit by South Korea`s president for efforts to unify the Korean peninsula, saying its own reunification gave it a "duty" to help others.

North Korea seeks end to confrontation over warship sinking

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 14:18

North Korea Wednesday called for "a definite end to the vicious cycle of confrontation" with South Korea, four years after the occurrence of South Korea`s Cheonan warship sinking case.

North Korea test-fires missiles as Barack Obama hosts summit

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 09:42

North Korea test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles, prompting a stern US reaction after President Barack Obama hosted a landmark Japan-South Korea summit.

Obama hosts landmark Japan, S.Korea summit

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 02:20

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged his "unwavering commitment" in the face of nuclear-armed North Korea as he hosted a landmark Japan-South Korea summit.

Kirill, Park book TT berths for Youth Olympics

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 17:57

Bamboleim: Kazakhstan’s Kirill Gerassimenko defeated championship favourite Lam Siu Hang from Hong Kong 4-2 in the Junior Boys final of the Road to Nanjing 2014 series to book his Youth Olympics Games spot at the Mukherjee Stadium here Monday.

Six dead, one missing in S Korea fishing boat fire

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 13:28

Six people died after jumping off a fishing boat that caught fire off a South Korean island on today, with efforts underway to rescue its missing captain, the coastguard said.

'Development on Rs 52K cr Posco proj likely only after polls'

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 18:54

The wait for South Korean giant Posco to start its Rs 52,000 crore Odisha steel project, involving the largest-ever FDI in India, may get longer as the state government is not expected to transfer the required land to it till after the Lok Sabha polls are over in Mid-May.

Seoul set to announce meeting of South Korean, Japanese leaders

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 08:38

South Korea is likely to announce on Friday President Park Geun-hye will meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for the first time in a trilateral meeting with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of a global summit next week, officials in Seoul said.

Qatar 2022 World Cup committee denies wrong doing

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 19:29

Qatar`s 2022 World Cup organising committee has denied being aware of any alleged payments by the disgraced former head of the country`s soccer association to an ex-vice president of FIFA

South Korea repatriates war dead to China, 60 years on

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 16:30

South Korea began to prepare the remains of 437 Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War for repatriation today, more than 60 years after the conflict ended.