South Korea confirmed two more MERS cases Friday, bringing the total number of patients infected with the potentially deadly virus to nine, though none are in critical condition, health officials said.
If the remote Australian outpost of Christmas Island had its way, it would have reopened a local casino that once raked in billions of dollars instead of renting hotel rooms at an ageing resort to refugee camp workers.
Nuclear envoys from South Korea, Japan and the United States agreed Wednesday to step up pressure -- including possible sanctions -- on North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons, while keeping diplomatic options "open."
A group of women peace activists, led by American feminist Gloria Steinem, made a rare crossing of one of the world`s most militarised borders Sunday to promote reconciliation between North and South Korea.
Japan and South Korea on Saturday held the first dialogue of their financial chiefs in two and a half years, agreeing to improve economic ties despite diplomatic frictions between the two Asian countries.
Seoul: North Korea has dropped a demand for a wage hike for its workers at the Kaesong factory park run jointly with Seoul, South Korea said on Friday, paving the way for talks to resolve the latest dispute over the zone.
A group of international women peace activists who plan to cross the border from North to South Korea this weekend, defended themselves Friday against "overheated" charges that Pyongyang was manipulating them for propaganda purposes.
A South Korean appeals court ordered the release on Friday of a former Korean Air Lines executive convicted after an outburst over the way she had been served macadamia nuts, suspending her jail sentence.
South Korean health officials have confirmed the country`s second case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in a patient who nursed her infected husband before he was diagnosed with the disease after a trip to Bahrain.