Women’s marches draw millions in resistance to Trump

WASHINGTON (AFP) -- More than two million people flooded the streets of Washington and other US cities and demonstrators around the world joined in as women opposed to Donald Trump led a peaceful, stunning rebuke against the new U...

'Korea should avoid getting stuck between US, China'

  Despite the rhetoric, the Trump administration is unlikely to make a drastic change to its relations with North Korea in the long term, as its deep economic ties with China, the North’s primary backer, would limit its policy ...

Probe zeros in on Park over corruption scandal

Halfway through a high-profile probe into the corruption scandal that led to President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment, the independent counsel’s remaining task is the hardest and most important -- questioning the president herself....

Trump to build ‘state-of-the-art’ MD system against NK

The new Donald Trump administration has said it plans to build a “state-of-the-art” missile defense system, fanning speculation over its impact on Washington’s North Korea policy and ongoing project to station a missile defense...

Ban takes hammering over family’s bribery charges

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is highly expected to soon announce his bid in the upcoming presidential election, is facing mounting pressure over bribery allegations involving his family members.The crit...

Trump's security adviser casts bright future for Seoul-Washington alliance

US National Security Advisor Mike Flynn on Sunday held a phone conversation with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kwan-jin, expressing hope over the development of the Seoul-Washington alliance.South Korea’s presidential office s...

South Chungcheong governor announces presidential bid

South Chungcheong Province Gov. An Hee-jung of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea on Sunday declared his bid in the upcoming presidential election, vowing to put an end to the “old era” and open the way for a new gene...

'US could have a surprise deal with NK'

US President Donald Trump could strike a surprise deal with North Korea over its nuclear program, while adopting a more hawkish policy toward China, Pyongyang’s main ally, said Park Hwee-rhak, the dean of the graduate school of p...

No major changes to US-NK ties under Trump: professor

Despite the rhetoric, the Trump administration is unlikely to make a drastic change to its relations with North Korea in the long term, as its deep economic ties with China, the North’s primary backer, would limit its policy opti...

Park’s former aides quizzed over blacklisting leftwing artists

The special counsel investigating the scandal surrounding President Park Geun-hye quizzed her former chief of staff and culture minister on Sunday as the high-profile probe dug into the president’s alleged blacklisting of cultura...

Trump's security adviser casts bright future for Seoul-Washington alliance

US National Security Advisor Mike Flynn on Sunday held a phone conversation with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kwan-jin, expressing hope over the development of the Seoul-Washington alliance.South Korea's presidential office sa...

Seoul subway train catches fire

A Seoul subway train caught fire earlier Sunday, leading to an evacuation of about 100 passengers. No casualties were reported.According to the fire authority, a train passing through Seoul's southern district of Jamsil caught fir...

South Chungcheong gov. announces presidential ambition

South Chungcheong Gov. Ahn Hee-jung on Sunday officially declared his ambition to run in the next presidential election, describing himself as the right figure to lead the next administration.This year's presidential election may ...

N. Korea makes brief report on Trump's inauguration

North Korea's state media issued a short report on the inauguration of US President Trump on Sunday but refrained from making significant comments."Donald Trump of the Republican Party was inaugurated as the 45th president of the ...

Park's key aides appear before independent counsel's office

South Korea's independent counsel looking into the influence-peddling scandal summoned two arrested key aides to President Park Geun-hye on Sunday over their alleged roles in the blacklisting of cultural figures critical of the go...