In our news wrap Monday, South Korea’s recently ousted President Park Geun-hye was indicted on charges of bribery, extortion and abuse of power. If convicted, she could face life in prison. Also, hundreds of Palestinians within Israeli prisons launched a…
By PBS NewsHour
Vice President Mike Pence in a visit to the DMZ and South Korean capital vowed action to achieve a nuclear-free peninsula, saying the U.S. and its allies will act unless China uses its influence to rein in North Korea. Meanwhile,…
By Megan Thompson and Mori Rothman
About one-third of all the food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted, according to the United Nations. But several years ago, South Korea instituted a law that requires residents to separate food waste from other garbage and imposes…
By PBS NewsHour
In South Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared “the policy of strategic patience has ended” and laid out the possibility of a pre-emptive military strike against North Korea. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Kathleen Stephens, former U.S. ambassador to South…
By Matthew Pennington and Lee Jin-man, Associated Press
Rex Tillerson outlined a tougher strategy to confront North Korea's nuclear threat after visiting the world's most heavily armed border between rivals North and South Korea.
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press
Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye maintained her silence on Saturday as her opponents and supporters divided the capital's streets with massive rallies.
Park was accused of working with her friend Choi Soon-sil to extort tens of millions of dollars from businesses. She had refused to undergo questioning.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Mattis is seeking to reinforce key alliances after President Donald Trump's campaign-trail complaints that defense treaties disadvantaged the U.S.
By Associated Press
Defense Secretary James Mattis will travel to Japan and South Korea next week for his first overseas visit since taking office, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
By Karla Murthy and Mori Rothman
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