North Korea warns it has restarted all nuclear bomb fuel plants

...preparing a rocket launch.Analysts in Seoul, meanwhile, said North Korea's announcements...sanctions. Later that year it threatened Seoul and Washington with nuclear strikes.Despite...stationed in South Korea.Washington and Seoul say the troops must remain as deterrence...

Chinese stock index jumps 5.3 percent as Asian stocks rise

...Tokyo's Nikkei 225 added 1.1 percent to 18,574.44. Sydney's S&P ASX 200 advanced 1.2 percent to 5,233.30 and Seoul's Kospi gained 0.7 percent to 1,908.00. Markets in Singapore, Bangkok, New Zealand and Jakarta also rose.European...

Seoul residents jam plazas for soccer feast

SEOUL, South Korea -- While soccer attention was centered on Seoul's World Cup stadium Friday, downtown there were plenty of hot spots for sports fans. Local residents gathered to watch the tournament's opening game on giant television screens...

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Elephants rampage through Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - Six elephants escaped from an amusement park Wednesday and injured a woman as they rampaged through the South Korean...

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South Korea has much work to do to create Olympic-class hockey team

...in Pyeongchang in 2018. That leaves three years to try to get as competitive as possible under coach Jim Paek, a native of Seoul, South Korea, and two-time Stanley Cup winner with Pittsburgh in the early 1990s.Stars general manager Jim Nill struggled...

American teen Polina Edmunds rallies to win Four Continents skating competition

SEOUL, South Korea - American Olympian Polina Edmunds hopes her performance in...last winter in Sochi."Other skating highlights at the championships at Seoul's Mokdong Ice Arena included Olympic bronze medalist Denis Ten's commanding...

Cho Yang-ho set to return as head of organizing committee for 2018 Games in Pyeongchang

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful...concerns about the pace of construction and signing up of domestic sponsors.The Seoul-based Board of Audit and Inspection confirmed last week it has been investigating...

Samsung apologizes to sickened chip workers

SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics Co. apologized and promised compensation to chip factory workers who suffered cancers linked...

Samsung makes quiet push for new mobile OS

SEOUL, South Korea - Most mobile phone users have never heard of Tizen. Neither have car owners or anyone with a fridge.Samsung Electronics...

Three Augusta Boxing Club members to compete for spot on Junior Olympics team

...Championships and will travel to Charleston, W.Va., this week for a shot to join Team USA for the 2016 Junior Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.Doctress Robinson, Orlando Hernton Jr. and Desmond Lyons each advanced after winning, all by majority decision...