N Korea tests missiles amid S Korea-US exercises – BBC News

BBC NewsNorth Korea has fired four short-range missiles into the sea, South Korean defence ministry officials say, in a move widely seen as a response to South Korea’s military exercises … Read More

North Korea releases video of missionary from South accused of spying – Reuters

ReutersSEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean missionary held in North Korea said he had committed crimes against the state in a bid to establish an underground church, according to video … Read More

South Korean Missionary ‘Confesses’ to Spying – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaA South Korean Christian missionary confessed Thursday to trying to overthrow the North Korean government at the behest of Seoul. Kim Jung Wook is at least the third … Read More

North Korean ship enters South Korean waters, Seoul says – Fox News

Fox NewsSEOUL – South Korea said Tuesday a North Korean warship strayed into South Korean waters late Monday, in the first reported maritime incursion of 2014. South Korean Defense Ministry … Read More

North Korea ‘violates’ sea border with South amid drills – BBC News

BBC NewsA North Korean patrol boat violated a sea border with the South several times late on Monday, officials in Seoul say. The ship spent a few hours south of … Read More

US-South Korean war games loom over emotional family reunions of war … – Fox News

Fox NewsSEOUL, South Korea – A year ago, North Korea vowed nuclear attacks to retaliate for U.S.-South Korean war games. But the start Monday of this year’s joint military drills … Read More

SKorean roof collapse kills 10 at college meeting – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleGYEONGJU, South Korea (AP) — Emergency staff worked through the night in snow and sleet to pull survivors from the debris of an auditorium whose roof collapsed under the … Read More

Suspected Egyptian militants raise stakes in insurgency – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – The bombing of a tourist bus in Egypt by suspected Muslim militants marks a strategic shift to soft targets that could devastate an economy already reeling from … Read More

UN Security Council slams deadly terrorist attack in Egypt – Xinhua

XinhuaUNITED NATIONS, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) — The UN Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a tourist bus in south Sinai in Egypt, which killed four people, … Read More

Slaying of South Korean tourists signals turn in Egypt’s Islamist insurgency – Washington Post

Washington PostCAIRO — An explosion ripped through a bus carrying South Korean tourists in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Sunday and killed three people, the deadliest attack on vacationers here in … Read More

SKorean tourists killed in Sinai bomb – The Australian

The AustralianAN explosion has torn through a bus filled with South Korean sightseers in the Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four people and raising fears that Islamic militants have renewed … Read More

Koreas ease animosity, will hold family reunions – Fox News

Fox NewsSEOUL, South Korea – North and South Korea agreed in a rare high-level meeting Friday to stop insulting each other and to go ahead with planned reunions of Korean … Read More

Samsung, Google Sign Long-Term Patent License Deal – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co. and Google Inc. have signed a long-term cross-licensing deal on technology patents that cover a broad range of areas, the South Korean company said Monday … Read More

North Korea deports US tourist and Korean War vet – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday deported an elderly U.S. tourist, apparently ending the saga of Merrill Newman’s return to the North six decades after he … Read More

PSY’s Gangnam Style YouTube Most Watched Video, Passes Justin Bieber’s Baby

Wow! “Gangnam Style,” the hit South Korean rap song by PSY has surpassed Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” as the most watched video on YouTube. As of this writing, Gangnam Style has … Read More