Counting the cost of South Korea`s landmine victims
Counting the cost of South Korea`s landmine victims

After decades of official silence, South Korea is beginning to compensate hundreds of landmine victims maimed by a deadly, and dangerously enduring legacy of the Korean War and its Cold War aftermath.

North Korea calls on world to `dismember US imperialists`

North Korea urged the world to join its struggle to "dismember the gangster US imperialists" in a statement released on Thursday to mark the anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War.

South Korea refuses to `coax` North with concessions

South Korea Monday rejected North Korean calls to pave the way for talks by lifting sanctions, saying its desire to resume dialogue did not extend to "coaxing" Pyongyang to the negotiating table.

South Korea urges North Korea to respond to talks offer

South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea once again to respond to its dialogue offer, media reported.

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.

China buries war dead returned by South Korea

China held a grand funeral for more than 400 Chinese soldiers killed fighting in the Korean War more than six decades ago, state media reported, as ties between the former ideological foes steadily improve.

North Korea says remains of US troops being washed away

North Korea warned Monday that the untended remains of US servicemen killed in the Korean War were being "carried away" by giant infrastructure projects and blamed Washington for suspending efforts for their recovery.

Asian Games: More than gold on the line in all-Korean football final
Asian Games: More than gold on the line in all-Korean football final

North and South Korea will be playing for more than just a gold medal when they clash in the Asian Games football final on Thursday.

Asian Games: Seoul reminds citizens of North Korea flag ban
Asian Games: Seoul reminds citizens of North Korea flag ban

With the opening ceremony of the Incheon Asian Games just one week away, South Korea`s government issued a stern reminder to its citizens on Friday that they are banned from carrying the North Korean flag.

North Korea repatriates rare South Korea defector

North Korea on Thursday repatriated a South Korean man who had entered the country illegally in a rare case of an apparent defection into the impoverished, reclusive state.

South Korea`s Park urges North Korea to accept talks offer

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye urged North Korea to accept Seoul`s offer for high-level talks, while condemning a recent series of "intolerable" rocket launches by the nuclear-armed neighbour.

North Korea turns to UN over US-South Korea war games

North Korea is asking the UN Security Council to hold an urgent session to discuss upcoming US-South Korean joint military exercises that Pyongyang described as a threat to peace.

North,South Korea exchange fire in disputed western coast

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.

Chinese war dead home from S Korea after six decades

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.

Rare family unions continue in shadow of US-South Korea joint drills

No sooner do the rival Koreas take a step towards healing their hostility, than they get a fresh reason to see red. But hope not this time.

North, South Korean families reunite after years

Hundreds of South Koreans on Thursday arrived at the border to meet their close family members separated by the Korean War decades ago.

Reunion offers elderly Korean relief from decades of remorse

Deep-rooted feelings of guilt and regret have permeated Kim Se-Rin`s long life, but he hopes to excise them this week at an emotional, all-too-brief reunion with relatives he left behind in North Korea.

Two Koreas to hold second round of high-level talks

North and South Korea will hold a second round of high-level talks on Friday, the South`s Unification Ministry said, as they seek to resolve a row over looming South Korea-US military drills.

John Kerry in Seoul after rare North-South Korea talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Seoul for discussions on North Korea`s nuclear programme.

South Korea rejects North`s demand for delay of joint drills with US

South Korea has rejected a demand by its northern neighbour to postpone this month`s military drills with the United States to avoid overlap with planned reunions of families separated during the Korean War, an official said.