South Korean authorities linked a hacking attempt to a North Korean group known as Kimsuky, but added that no classified military information was compromised.
Organizers of the 25th World Scout Jamboree are under fire for poor preparations that saw hundreds of teens taken ill, while recriminations begin over allegations of inappropriate spending in the run-up to the camp.
The bloodshed between North and South Korea ended in a 1953 armistice, but both sides agree there is little immediate chance of permanent reconciliation.
President Yoon Suk Yeol called for a complete overhaul of the country's approach to extreme weather caused by climate change, as rescue workers continued to search for survivors in the Cheongju underpass.
South Korea says Russian and Chinese warplanes entered its air defense zone without advance notice. Moscow and Beijing are carrying out joint operations to coincide with an increase in drills by the US and its allies.
South Korea edged Nigeria in extra-time to seal their spot in the FIFA U/20 Men’s World Cup semi-finals on Sunday in Santiago del Estero, Argentina.
Extra tuition costs take a large bite out of family finances and are a contributing factor to families choosing to have only one child.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz urged South Korea to invest in Germany's chip industry after meeting President Yoon Suk-yeol in Seoul. Scholz also visited the Demilitarized Zone dividing the Korean peninsula.
EU leaders Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen are discussing economic cooperation with the South Korean president in Seoul. Their talks are also expected to focus on North Korea and the war in Ukraine.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will visit South Korea on Sunday, for the first time since 2018. But while relations between the two countries have warmed in recent weeks, many South Koreans have yet to forgive Japan for its brutal occupation which ended almost 80 years ago. While survivors continue to demand apologies and compensation, Japan says it has already done enough. In early March, the South Korean government proposed a new compensation plan for victims. But this move is being met with fierce opposition from the Korean people.
During a visit to Seoul, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock told South Korea "You can count on us," amid persisting tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Authorities in South Korea are preparing a clampdown on drugs after a gang allegedly gave spiked energy drinks to children, telling them it would help with their schoolwork.