Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison and fine of about $11.5 million on a range of corruption allegations.
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South Korean appeals court sentenced ex-President Park to 25 years in jail Friday, in a case arising from a corruption scandal that toppled her in 2017.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will in the upcoming summit take a “bold step” to end the war between the two side.
Inter-Korean tourism and key infrastructure surge expected if relations between the two Koreas and between Pyongyang and the U.S prevail
A group of male and female South Korean basketball players will play their North Korean counterparts
North Korea has expressed its desire for “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula
South Korea’s government has officially distanced itself from a firm providing electronic voting machines to the Congo
Concert of South Korean singers, commonly called K-pop, is a rare event in North Korean capital Pyongyang
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday proposed weakening the powers of his office and lowering the voting age
Every living former head of state has now been convicted, charged or investigated for criminal offences