North Korea arrests South Korean with US green card for illegal entry

North Korea on Saturday said it had arrested a South Korean college student, holding a U.S. green card, for illegal entry into the country.

South Korea ferry disaster protestors clash with police

Angry protestors and relatives of South Korea`s ferry disaster victims clashed with riot police on Friday after they were blocked from marching toward the president`s office in Seoul.

May Day rallies in Asia as South Koreans clash with police

South Korean workers clashed with riot police at a May Day rally in Seoul on Friday, vowing to wage an "all-out general strike" if the government pushes through with planned labour reforms.

South Korean ferry disaster protestors march in Seoul

Holding yellow balloons and carrying banners, thousands of protestors marched in the South Korean capital Saturday, calling for an independent probe into last year`s ferry disaster.

Labour reforms trigger strike in South Korea

Thousands of South Korean workers and civil servants rallied in Seoul on Friday in response to a nationwide general strike call against government labour reforms.

South Korea ready to start work to salvage sunken ferry

South Korea's oceans ministry today said that it was ready to start work to salvage a ferry that sank last year, killing more than 300 people, and that the operation would begin soon after it gets formal approval.

South Korea police clash with protesters over ferry disaster

South Korean police clashed with thousands of protesters, blocking their way to the presidential palace, where they hoped to demand a more vigorous government response to a ferry disaster that claimed more than 300 lives a year ago.

Ferry disaster protestors, police clash in Seoul

Hundreds of protestors clashed with police in Seoul on Saturday after families of the victims of South Korea`s ferry disaster were prevented from marching to the president`s residence.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar woos South Korean defence firms

Indian defence industry is likely to see USD 250 billion worth of business over the next decade, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said as he invited South Korean firms to make full use of 'Make-in-India' initiative.

Asiana suspends Hiroshima flights for safety check

 Asiana Airlines said today it was suspending flights to Hiroshima pending a safety review, after one of its passenger jets hit a communications antenna as it came in to land at the Japanese airport.

Manohar Parrikar to discuss defence cooperation with South Korea's minister today

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Friday co-chair the India-RoK (Republic of Korea) Defence Ministerial meeting with his Korean counterpart General Han Min-Koo.

Clashes, pepper spray at rally for South Korea ferry disaster

Mourners clashed with police in Seoul on Thursday after a mass rally drew 10,000 people to mark the first anniversary of South Korea`s Sewol ferry disaster that claimed 304 lives.

Manohar Parrikar arrives in South Korea

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar arrived in Seoul on Thursday on his first official visit to South Korea.

FMs of India-North Korea meet; Swaraj conveys security concerns

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday conveyed India's security concerns to her North Korean counterpart Ri Su Yong here, emphasising the significance of peace and stability in the Korean peninsula for the country.

North Korean Foreign Minister to meet Sushma Swaraj on Monday

In a significant diplomatic engagement, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will receive her North Korean counterpart Ri Su-yong on Monday during which issues like DPRK's contentious nuclear programme and concerns over the tension in the Korean Peninsula are expected to figure.

Two dead in gun attack at South Korea embassy in Libya

Islamic militants attacked South Korea's embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Sunday and at least one security guard was killed, a report said.

South Korean ferry victim families scuffle with police

Relatives of the victims of last year`s ferry disaster scuffled with riot police at a protest in Seoul on Saturday, after the crowd attempted to march to the president`s residence.

Grieving parents of Korean ferry victims start long march

Newly shaven-headed and clad in white mourning robes the grieving parents of the victims of last year`s Sewol ferry disaster began a marathon march Saturday to press for an independent inquiry into the tragedy.

N Korea threatens strike against UN rights office in Seoul

North Korea has threatened "merciless punishment" against South Korea if it goes ahead with plans to open a UN field office in Seoul for monitoring the North`s human rights record.

South Korea opts for KAI-Lockheed in USD 7.8 bn fighter deal

South Korea on Monday selected Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and partner Lockheed Martin for a multi-billion-dollar contract to develop 120 "indigenous" fighter jets to replace Seoul's ageing fleet.