Seoul to deport American for lauding North Korea

Jan 10, 2015

Seoul to deport American for lauding North Korea

South Korea plans to deport a Korean-American woman accused of praising rival North Korea in a recent lecture, officials said Friday in the latest in a series of cases critics say infringe on freedom of speech. The Korea Immigration Service decided to deport Shin ...

Jan 9, 2015

Seoul may deport Korean-born American for positive North comments

South Korean officials said Friday they are considering whether to deport a Korean-born American woman accused of praising rival North Korea during a recent lecture. Prosecutors Thursday asked the Korea Immigration Service to deport California resident Shin Eun-mi after determining her comments violated South ...

Jan 8, 2015

North Korea urges U.S., South Korea to change tactics

North Korea’s National Defense Commission on Wednesday called on the United States and South Korea to end what Pyongyang sees as confrontation, in line with a New Year message from leader Kim Jong Un apparently inviting dialogue. The commission accused the United States and ...

Jan 7, 2015

Don't duck war responsibility

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe must carefully consider the impact of his upcoming war anniversary message to avoid damaging ties with China and South Korea.

Jan 6, 2015

North makes 'significant' progress on mininuke

South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday that North Korea appeared to have achieved a “significant” level of technology to miniaturize a nuclear device to be fitted on the tip of a missile. The ministry made the warning in a white paper set to be ...

South Korean flown to Germany for Ebola treatment

Jan 3, 2015

South Korean flown to Germany for Ebola treatment

A member of a South Korean medical team treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has been flown to Germany after suffering an injury with a hypodermic needle. Berlin’s renowned Charite hospital said in a statement that the unidentified medic was taken to its special ...