Five Somali pirates flown Sunday to South Korea are blaming the hijacking of the Samho Jewelry tanker on eight other pirates who were killed when South Korean navy seals rescued the vessel and its 21 crew members on Jan. 21.
01/30/2011 11:57 am
US envoy Stephen Bosworth arrives in Tokyo Thursday after visiting Seoul and Beijing. Implicit in his talks is a push for Japan and South Korea to cooperate for mutual defense against North Korea.
01/05/2011 01:02 pm
Veterans Day 2010 observances included a charity cross-country 'Gumpathon' and 'code talkers' ringing the bell on Wall Street.
11/11/2010 05:36 pm
The IPCC climate change advisory panel, stung by criticism that it ignored dissenting views, underwent an independent review of its management. Observers have called the report 'remarkably hard-hitting.'
08/30/2010 05:56 pm
The United States is getting tough on North Korea by conducting military drills using the USS George Washington with South Korea next week.
07/20/2010 01:01 pm
City and provincial elections dealt a blow to the conservative government of South Korea President Lee Myung-bak. Many voters were unhappy with the strong response to the sinking of the Cheonan Navy vessel.
06/03/2010 11:53 am
A third nuclear test and naval confrontations in the Yellow Sea are likely, say analysts, in response to South Korean President Lee Myung-bak's announcement Monday of retaliatory measures against North Korea for torpedoing the navy ship Cheonan.
05/24/2010 12:19 pm
As a growing nuclear power plant builder and exporter, South Korea wants to reprocess nuclear fuel. That's counter to a US deal.
03/25/2010 07:00 pm
President Lee has reversed the softer approach of his predecessor, Roh Moo Hyun, who committed suicide over the weekend
05/26/2009 01:00 am
Monday's explosion dashed hopes that the secretive nation is simply building its weapons program as a bargaining chip.
05/25/2009 01:00 am