Complete fossil of small dinosaur found

South Korean paleontologists have found a complete fossil of a small dinosaur in rare condition, the first such discovery of its kind in the country, according to the National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage in Seoul.

N Korea warns of `catastrophic consequences` over UN rights ruling

North Korea`s top military body warned Sunday of "catastrophic consequences" for supporters of a UN resolution censuring its human rights record, as state media reported its leader presiding over a fresh military exercise.

North Korea condemns South Korea over warning shots at MDL

Days after South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a patrol near the North Korea border, the latter on Saturday warned the former of retaliatory strikes.

South Korea falls silent for high-pressure exam

South Korea went into "hush" mode Thursday, as nearly 650,000 students sat the annual college entrance exam that will play a large part in defining their adult lives in an ultra-competitive society.

South Korea demands Japan explain bar on singer's entry

South Korea today called for Japan to explain why it had barred entry to a Korean pop star who recently performed on a set of islets claimed by Seoul and Tokyo.

Another body recovered from sunken South Korean ferry

South Korean rescue teams Tuesday recovered one of the 10 bodies still missing from the Sewol ferry which sunk off the country's southwest coast April 16 this year leaving 304 people dead, most of them high school students.

South Korea police deployed near border before leaflet launch

Hundreds of South Korean police were deployed near the border with North Korea Saturday before the proposed launch of propaganda leaflets by activists, following threats of violent retaliation from Pyongyang.

North Korea warns South over planned high-level talks

North Korea issued a fresh warning on Thursday that planned high-level talks with the South might have to be scrapped because of what it called Seoul's arrogant and provocative behaviour.

South Korea urges North to release other detainees

South Korea on Wednesday welcomed North Korea`s release of a US citizen, but immediately urged it to free two other American detainees and a South Korean missionary who was arrested on espionage charges.

South Korea concert victims' families call for leniency

The families of 16 people who died after falling through a ventilation shaft at a South Korean open-air concert asked for leniency on Monday for event organisers despite fresh concerns about safety six months after a ferry disaster.

South Korea warns North against `reckless provocation`

South Korea warned North Korea on Monday against further "reckless" provocations following a series of minor border skirmishes that have heightened military tensions ahead of planned high-level talks.

South Korean safety official commits 'suicide' after concert tragedy kills 16
South Korean safety official commits 'suicide' after concert tragedy kills 16

An official dealing with safety measures at a concert in South Korea where 16 people died when the grate they were standing collapsed apparently committed suicide hours after the tragedy, authorities said Saturday.

Karolina Pliskova saves match point to take Linz WTA title
Karolina Pliskova saves match point to take Linz WTA title

Czech seventh seed Karolina Pliskova clinched her third career title when she saved a match point to beat Italy`s Camila Giorgi 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) in the Linz WTA final on Sunday.

North Korea warns of rupture in dialogue with South

North Korea`s state media warned Sunday of a rupture in dialogue with rival South Korea over the launch of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets that sparked a brief cross-border exchange of fire.

N Korea's Kim not in Pyongyang: Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, who has not been seen in public for more than a month, is believed to be staying outside Pyongyang, South Korea's defence chief said on Tuesday.

N Korea upgrades rocket launch site: US think-tank

Fresh satellite images show North Korea has completed upgrading its main satellite site to handle far larger rockets, suggesting a possible launch by the end of the year, a US think tank said Thursday.

Son stars as Leverkusen see off Benfica

South Korean Son Heung-Min scored a goal and was involved in another to help Bayer Leverkusen breathe life into their Champions League campaign with a 3-1 win at home to Portuguese side Benfica on Wednesday.

Kim Jong Un's absence from public appearances fuels health rumours

The absence of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from public appearances has led to intense media speculations related to his health.

North Korea slams 'political prostitute' Park speech at UN

North Korea called South Korean President Park Geun-Hye a "political prostitute" on Friday as it denounced her call at the UN General Assembly for Pyongyang to improve its human rights record and abandon nuclear weapons.

North Korea developing new n-capable missiles: Seoul

 North Korea is developing new missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads, media reported Tuesday citing a South Korean intelligence source.