Denuclearized North Korea was Kim Jong Il's 'dying wish,' says diplomat
North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il wanted to banish nuclear weapons from the Korean peninsula, Pyongyang claims, as it seeks to secure international talks.
Telling Kim Jong Un's 'secrets'
Two former regime sympathizers do the dangerous work of reporting on North Korea.
North Korea plays phone tag
Analysis: First the North wanted to meet South Korea. Then the US. Now China. What’s the deal with this erratic charm offensive?
North Korea blames South for breakdown of talks
North Korea claims Southern neighbors created "arrogant obstructions" that forced the talks to be canceled.
The tragedy of the North-South hotline
The direct line between North and South Korea is, as usual, the first casualty of the two countries' fraught relations.
South Korean baseman calls African-American pitcher 'too black'
South Korean baseball star Kim Tae Kyun has apologized after suggesting that a pitcher's skin color made him harder to bat against.
North Korea talks carry the burden of a national tragedy
Analysis: When ministers from North and South Korea meet for talks this week, there'll be grander causes at stake than the future of their shared economic projects.
South Koreans become world's top credit card users
South Korea has the most credit card transactions per capita of any country in the world.
Two Koreas hold first official talks in years
North and South Korea have agreed to begin cabinet-minister level talks later this week, for the first time in years.
Investigation uncovers North Korean ghost companies hidden in tax haven
South Korean journalists believe they have uncovered at least four shell companies in the British Virgin Islands that are linked to North Korea.
North and South Korea could hold talks as soon as Sunday
Pyongyang and Seoul have agreed to hold their first top-level talks in years to discuss reopening the shared Kaesong industrial zone.
Psy may set another world record for 'Gangnam Style' dance
October 2012 concert may be inducted as new record for largest "Gangnam Style" dance, with over 100,000 eager participants.
Sexual assault scandal at South Korea's elite military academy
An allegation of assault in the dorms of South Korea's top officer training school is the latest scandal to draw attention to South Korea's sexual harassment problems.
Exporting bottled tap water: Would you sip Seoul's finest?
The South Korean capital is proud of its drinking water. But can it make a buck bottling it and exporting it abroad when many Koreans won't even drink it?
Does Samsung have Apple in a headlock?
How a small-time vegetable seller became the world’s largest maker of smartphones.
South Korea warns North not to harm returned defectors
South Korean President Park Geun-hye has warned North Korea's regime of consequences if it punishes nine young defectors forced to return to Pyongyang.
Seoul denies BBC report on S. Korea-Malawi labor deal
Seoul denies BBC report on S. Korea-Malawi labor deal
South Korean builders push employees to buy unsold apartments (VIDEO)
In South Korea, the practice of pressuring employees to buy their own company's products — as a way of boosting sales and manipulating profits — is a fairly common practice.
North Korean escapees forced to return home, to rights groups' concern
Nine young North Korean refugees were forcibly returned to Pyongyang after escaping to Laos.
N. Korea requests talks on closed Kaesong complex
North Korea said South Korean businessmen may visit the shared jointly-run industrial zone, but declined official government-level talks.
Jumper kills 5-year-old in South Korea suicide
A suicidal man landed on a child when he jumped to his death.
5 climbers feared dead on world's third-highest peak in Nepal
Group including South Koreans, Hungarian climbers might have fallen trying to descent Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal's Himalayas.
Ai Weiwei's new music video, 'Dumbass,' is a little dark, and a lot awesome
The heavy metal track comes from Ai Weiwei's forthcoming album, Divine Comedy.
North Korea fires 6th short-range missile in 3 days
North Korea fired two more short-range missiles off its coast on Monday, its third consecutive day of missile tests.
Chatter: North Korea fires 6th missile in 3 days
Bluster on the Korean Peninsula, Myanmar's head of state makes the trek to Washington, and a Filipino kid has 41 names. They're all his.
North Korea fires short-range missile for 2nd consecutive day
North Korea fired Sunday a short-range missile into the East Sea, away from South Korea, a military official told Yonhap news agency.
North Korea: How the least-wired country became a hacking superpower
North Korea’s cyber-war strength says a lot about the future of global hostilities.
How China chokes its neighbors
Asia’s latest diplomatic flashpoint? Air pollution.
North Korea’s latest barking? South Korea had a sex scandal
The sexual peccadilloes of South Korean public servants are now the target of North Korean complaints.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologizes for scandal during US trip
Park Geun-hye fired her spokesman Yoon Chang-jung amid allegations that he sexually harassed a South Korean in her 20s temporarily hired by the embassy in Washington to assist with duties related to the president's visit.
South Korean president fires spokesman for allegedly molesting embassy intern in DC
South Korean President Park Geun Hye has fired spokesman Yoon Chang Jung over an unspecified "unsavoury" act midway through her trip to the United States this week.