Suspect in Cheong Wa Dae bomb threat confirmed

The son of a former aide to the nations' parliamentary chief was confirmed to have called in threats to bomb the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae over the weekend, a parliamentary spokesman said Monday. Security around Cheong Wa ...

Doctors gets fines over massive illegal 'rebates'

A Seoul court on Monday imposed fines up to 4 million won (US$3,700) on 90 doctors for receiving massive illegal kickbacks from the country's largest drug manufacturer, Dong-a Pharmaceutical Co.The doctors were found guilty of acc...

Anti-austerity Syriza storms to historic Greek victory

Greece awoke to a new era of defiant anti-austerity Monday after voters handed a decisive victory to radical left party Syriza, putting the country on a collision course with the EU and international creditors.In a result that exc...

Seoul urges Japan to show sincerity in addressing wartime atrocities

South Korea called on Japan Monday to show sincerity toward healing the wounds of history amid concerns Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may not apologize for wartime wrongdoings in a landmark statement due in August.Abe told pu...