South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying to the east of the Asian mainland. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia, under Gwanggaeto the Great. South Korea lies in the north temperate zone and has a predominantly mountainous terrain. It comprises an estimated 51.4 million residents distributed over 100,363 km2 (38,750 sq mi). Its capital and largest city is Seoul, with a population of around 10 million.
North Korea reversed a decision to withdraw its staff from an inter-Korean liaison office by sending some back to work on Monday, South Korea said, in a turnaround that came after U.S. President Donald.. Reuters - Published
North Korea has pulled out of a liaison office with the South, in a major setback for Seoul, just hours after the United States imposed the first new sanctions on the North since the second U.S.-North..
According to CNN, enthusiasm, and interest is beginning to stir surrounding the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup. South Korea and North Korea have expressed a common interest in jointly bidding to host the..
South Korea police are questioning two K-pop stars, including boyband Big Bang's Seungri, over allegations of sex tapes, secret chat about rape, and deals facilitated by prostitutes. Grace Lee reports.
After their stunning retirement announcements, two K-pop stars including a member of the superstars Big Bang are facing police questioning over a series of interlocking scandals that have roiled South..
The Trump administration is discussing how to get countries hosting U.S. troops to give them more money. They want these countries to pay more of the cost of keeping U.S. troops stationed during times..
A convoy of dozens of South Korean officials left for an inter-Korean liaison office in North Korea on Monday in a bid to maintain fragile gains in relations with Pyongyang, despite North Korea's.. Reuters - Published
International skating officials say there is "no evidence" an American figure skater intentionally injured a rival, ahead of the World Championships in Japan. During training Wednesday, 22-year-old.. CBS News - Published
North Korea on Friday pulled out of a liaison office with South Korea just north of their armed border, in a setback for South Korean President Moon Jae-in's effort to end hostility and in the wake of.. Reuters - Published
South Korean police on Thursday arrested K-pop singer Jung Joon-young over allegations that he shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent.
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South Korean police have arrested two men for using illegal spy cameras at motels to film and livestream videos of about 1,600 guests, raking in about 7 million won ($6,200) over the past three months,.. Reuters - Published
The breakdown at last month's U.S.-North Korea summit has left South Korean President Moon Jae-in with little room to maneuver and exacerbated divisions within his government over how to break the.. Reuters - Published
The pressure is on in Asia as attention turns to qualification for the 2022 World Cup, but the continent's biggest star Son Heung-min has called for patience from South Korean fans
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It is premature to say whether recent activity at some of North Korea's rocket facilities involved preparation for a missile launch, South Korea's defence minister told a parliamentary hearing on.. Reuters - Published