The Asian neighbours have for years been locked in a bitter dispute over Japan's use of wartime forced labour during its occupation of Korea.
South Korea speculation about North Korea’s food insecurity flares as its top leaders prepare to discuss the “very important and urgent task” of formulating correct agricultural policy.
About 500 residents flee Guryong village as fire overwhelms at least 60 homes, South Korean authorities say.
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says it detected three launches from an inland area south of Pyongyang, the North's capital.
A huge fire at an expressway tunnel on the outskirts of Seoul as a result of an accident has killed at least six people, emergency services say.
Tokyo's sweeping, five-year plan, once unthinkable in pacifist Japan, will make the country the world's third-biggest military spender after the United States and China, based on current budgets.
North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile during a new salvo of launches, the South Korean military says, with Washington urging all nations to enforce sanctions on Pyongyang.
At least 156 mostly young people have been killed in a deadly crowd surge late at the first post-pandemic Halloween party in Seoul's popular Itaewon nightlife district.
Leaders from the US, UK, Japan, France, Singapore, Italy and other rich countries react with shock and sadness after more than 150 people were killed in a crowd surge and stampede.
President Yoon Suk-yeol's announcement came after a mass of mostly young people celebrating Halloween festivities in Seoul became trapped and crushed as the crowd surged into a narrow alley.
Stampede kills at least 149 people and injures 65 others in capital Seoul after a huge crowd celebrating Halloween surges into an alley in a nightlife area, officials say.
Pyongyang's "continuing provocations" not only undermine peace and security on the Korean peninsula but also for the international community, says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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