North and South Korea tested ballistic missiles hours apart Wednesday in a display of military might that is sure to exacerbate tensions between the rivals.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said his "historic" summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore stabilized regional security, and that he expects progress to continue.
With almost 30 percent of South Koreans either Protestant or Catholic, faith plays a big role in how people think about relations with the North.
After South Korean President Moon Jae-in had spent months rekindling a relationship with North Korea, President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly called off a June 12 summit with Kim Jong-un. The announcement — made publicly and apparently without prior notice to Moon — came just a day after Moon preened Trump with high praise at the White House.
The leaders of North and South Korea embraced on Friday after pledging to work for the "complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula," on a day of smiles and handshakes at the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade.
South Korea sent a provocative message to Japan and the US by inviting a former "comfort woman" to a state dinner with President Donald Trump.
Seoul calls them “defectors,” but North Korea accuses the South of kidnapping a dozen waitresses and insists on their return.
The US has confirmed that North Korea fired off a missile, just when Trump is seeking to tougher sanctions against the regime.
Left-leaning Moon Jae-in won South Korea's presidential election by a landslide.