South Korean assembly bans dog meat trade, consumption

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- South Korea's national assembly unanimously passed a bill to ban eating and selling of dog meat on Tuesday.Slaughtering, breeding, trading and selling of dog meat for human consumption will be prohibited starting in 2027. Violators of the new law will... Read More.

South Korean opposition leader stabbed, rushed to hospital

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- An opposition leader in South Korea was attacked during a press conference on Tuesday, according to the Busan Metropolitan Police.South Korean Democratic Party Leader Lee Jae-myung was stabbed in the neck by an assailant in Busan, South Korea, according to... Read More.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expected to meet with Putin

(NEW YORK) -- The United States has "information" that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expects to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia over arms negotiations discussions, a White House spokesperson said.National Security Council Spokesperson Adrienne Watson did not confirm a New... Read More.

US soldier in North Korean custody after crossing DMZ line

(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. Army private who had just finished a stint in a South Korean detention facility crossed the border into North Korea "without authorization" and is in custody in the secretive country, United Nations and U.S. officials said Tuesday.The soldier was identified... Read More.

US service member in North Korean custody after crossing DMZ line

(NEW YORK) -- A U.S. service member who crossed into North Korea "without authorization" is in custody in the secretive country, United Nations and U.S. officials said Tuesday."A U.S. National on a JSA orientation tour crossed, without authorization, the Military Demarcation Line into the... Read More.

Remains of Korean War hero identified 73 years later

(WASHINGTON) -- The 73-year-old remains of an American veteran of the Korean War have been identified, the United States and South Korea revealed on Wednesday.The joint announcement from President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol identified the remains as belonging to Cpl.... Read More.