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U.S., South Korea delay shift of war-time command role to Seoul

Oct 24, 2014

U.S., South Korea delay shift of war-time command role to Seoul

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. and South Korean defense chiefs agreed on Thursday that for the foreseeable future the United States will take overall command of their combined forces in case of a war, reversing an earlier plan to shift the responsibility to Seoul next year. The new arrangement, requested by South Korea, delayed transition to South Korean command leadership until Seoul has better military capabilities to counter the kinds of nuclear weapons and missile threats posed by North Korea #facebook #India #Japan #France #Arabic #Russia #South Korea #Africa #North Korea #United Kingdom #Mexico
South Korea warns North against 'reckless provocation'

Oct 20, 2014

South Korea warns North against 'reckless provocation'

South Korea warned North Korea today against further "reckless" provocations following a series of minor border skirmishes that have heightened military tensions. #border #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #South-North Korea relations
Japan ministers visit war dead shrine day after Abe sends offering

Oct 19, 2014

Japan ministers visit war dead shrine day after Abe sends offering

TOKYO (Reuters) - Three Japanese cabinet members visited a shrine for war dead on Saturday a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drew angry responses from China and South Korea by sending a ritual offering there. #Business #China #France #South Korea #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
16 killed in collapse at 'K-Pop' concert in South Korea after ventilation grate collapses

Oct 17, 2014

16 killed in collapse at 'K-Pop' concert in South Korea after ventilation grate collapses

16 were killed and 9 others seriously injured when a ventilation grate gave way while they were watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea's Seongam. #NewsTracker #South Korea #Seoul #Stampede #wall collapse #pop concert
Photos Kim Jong-un limps back to public view, with a cane

Oct 16, 2014

Photos Kim Jong-un limps back to public view, with a cane

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un resurfaced with a cane after an unexplained and prolonged absence that fuelled rampant speculation about his health. #South Korea #North Korea #ImagesOfTheDay #Kim Jong-un #North Korean leader #North Korean coup