Kim Jong Un 'very sorry' over killing of South Korean, Seoul says
A South Korean official reads out a rare apology from Kim Jong Un over what the North's leader described as the "unexpected and disgraceful" killing of a South Korean at sea. A fisheries official was shot dead on Tuesday by North Korean soldiers, and Seoul says his body was set on fire while still in the water, apparently as a precaution against coronavirus infection.
Seoul mayor's funeral held despite objections over sexual misconduct claims
Almost 1 million people watched a broadcast of the funeral of South Korean capital's Mayor Park Won-soon, who died in an apparent suicide after a secretary filed a police complaint for sexual harassment against him.
Inside Uber and Hyundai's new air taxi cabin
Multinational taxi service, Uber, presented a full-scale model of a flying car, alongside South Korean manufacturer Hyundai, at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES). It will form part of a fleet of Uber Air Taxis, set to accommodate four passengers each. When operational, the air taxis will be flown by a pilot, but the goal is for the cars to become autonomous over time.
Go champion quits in AI-induced existential crisis
We look at the story of a South Korean Go champion who opted to retire rather than continue competing against unbeatable artificial intelligence. But first, French papers hope for European support in counter-terrorism operations in the Sahel region. Mexican papers react to Donald Trump's plan to label drug cartels as terrorist groups - a move many see as an excuse for US military intervention. Plus, we discover Thanksgiving helplines for turkey-basting emergencies!
South Korea: Search for survivors intensifies after helicopter crash
A South Korean rescue helicopter has crashed with seven people on board. The cause of the accident is not yet known.
South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace
South Korean fighter jets have fired warning shots at a Russian reconnaissance plane when it entered the country's airspace. The incident led to mutual recriminations from Moscow and Seoul.
South Koreans boycott Japan beer in brewing trade row
South Korean citizens boycott Japanese products. Some market owners refuse to sell Japanese products such as beer and cigarettes, and citizens protest against the Japanese government and their restrictions.
The strolling car
South Korean automaker Hyundai has made a major move into the future with a car that can walk and climb on wheeled legs. The 'Elevate' vehicle was designed with first responders in mind will allow anyone navigate complicated terrains after an accident or natural disaster.