N. Korea warns of ‘overwhelming nuclear force’ to counter US

North Korea said Thursday it’s prepared to counter U.S. military moves with the “most overwhelming nuclear force” as it warned that the expansion of the United States’ military exercises with rival South Korea is pushing tensions to an “extreme red…

Freighter sinks off South Korea, several crew members still missing

At least 14 crew members have been rescued after a cargo ship sank in the sea between South Korea and Japan, a spokesperson for the South Korean coastguard said on Wednesday. He, however, said it was unclear how many of…

South Korea slum fire: Hundreds evacuated in Seoul

Hundreds of people have had to be evacuated after a fire broke out in a shanty town in South Korea’s capital, Seoul. Roughly 60 homes are reported to have been destroyed in Friday morning’s blaze in Guryong Village. There have…

China suspends Visas for South Koreans

China is suspending short-term visas for South Koreans seeking to visit the country in an apparent retaliation of South Korea’s new coronavirus testing requirements on Chinese visitors. The China Embassy in Seoul made the announcement Tuesday on its official WeChat…

N Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles towards eastern waters: South

North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles, according to South Korea’s military, the latest in a recent flurry of weapons tests that took place days after a joint air drill by the South and the United States. The Joint…

All South Koreans to become younger as traditional age system scrapped

South Korea is to scrap its traditional method of counting ages and adopt the international standard – a change that that will knock one or two years off people’s ages on official documents but could take time to seep into…

Brazil stars pay touching Pele tribute after thrashing South Korea in World Cup

Brazil sent a heart-warming message to legendary forward Pele after they booked their place in the World Cup quarter-finals against South Korea. Tite’s side eased past their Asian opponents at Stadium 974 on Tuesday evening to progress to the next…

2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup: Football fans in Ejigbo excited about Ghana’s victory

Football fans in Ejigbo, Lagos State, have applauded the splendid display of the Black Stars of Ghana as they beat South Korea 3-2 in their second group game of the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Ghana, needing a…

South Korea 2-3 Ghana: Mohammed Kudus brace keeps Black Stars last-16 hopes alive

Ghana kept their World Cup campaign alive by edging South Korea in a 3-2 thriller as Mohammed Kudus and Gue-Sung Cho both scored twice in a rollercoaster Group H clash. The Black Stars needed to avoid defeat to avoid an…

South Korea reports 2 more avian influenza cases

South Korea on Friday confirmed two additional cases of a highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) strain of H5N1, bringing the total cases reported from poultry farms since this autumn to 18. According to officials, one of the cases was confirmed…

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