US & Canada

Officials arrest 338 worldwide in dark web child porn bust

The website relied on the bitcoin cryptocurrency to sell access to videos depicting child sexual abuse.

Officials arrest 338 worldwide in dark web child porn bust

Asia Pacific

Seoul showcases new weapons to world

South Korea shows off its military might at one of the biggest defence industry trade shows in the region.

Moon Jae-in

South Korea's justice minister quits amid corruption allegations

Cho Kuk, who was appointed last month, faced resignation calls after allegations of impropriety by family members.

South Korea's justice minister quits amid corruption allegations

Asia Pacific

Fears African swine fever in North Korea could spread to South

Intelligence reports suggest most North Korean pigs are infected, but Pyongyang rebuffs Seoul's requests for more data.

AJ Impact

Samsung: Is the worst over for its smartphone and chip units?

The South Korean tech giant says profits will continue to fall, but not by as much as they have been.

Samsung: Is the worst over for its smartphone and chip units?

Weather

Tropical Storm Mitag leaves destruction across South Korea

The storm brought more than 500mm of rainfall to the southern part of the country, causing widespread flooding.

Tropical Storm Mitag leaves destruction across South Korea

Weather

Several killed as Typhoon Mitag lashes South Korea

At least six confirmed dead with the number expected to rise as rescuers continue to scour site of a landslide in Busan.

Several killed as Typhoon Mitag lashes South Korea

Asia Pacific

N Korea says tested new submarine-launched ballistic missile

North's leader Kim Jong Un did not attend launch, but sent message of 'warm congratulations' to scientists involved.

N Korea says tested new submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea

North Korea fires possible submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea carries out ninth launch since June, just hours after announcing new talks with United States.

North Korea fires possible submarine-launched ballistic missile

Asia Pacific

5G network in South Korea in DMZ border with North

South Korean village in demilitarised zone gets 5G network, perhaps sending hint of denuclearisation perks to North.

South Korea

South Korean fighter jets patrol over islands disputed by Japan

Seoul marks Armed Forces Day with flyover of two jets in disputed islands of Dokdo, also known as Takeshima in Japan.

South Korean fighter jets patrol over islands disputed by Japan

AJ Impact

Pyongyang calling: How N Korea is busting smartphone sanctions

A thriving grey market in North Korea is being powered by mobile phones, evading UN sanctions.

Pyongyang calling: How N Korea is busting smartphone sanctions

United States

Trump, Moon meet on North Korea, military cost-sharing

Summit comes before talks in Seoul on how to pay for the cost of stationing thousands of US troops in South Korea.

Trump, Moon meet on North Korea, military cost-sharing

South Korea

S Korea's Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

Stalled negotiations on denuclearisation in North Korea on top of the agenda of the meeting between South Korea and US.

S Korea's Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

AJ Impact

South Korea will lodge WTO complaint over Japan's export curbs

The move is latest in bitter trade dispute between the two countries stemming from a decades-old dispute.

South Korea will lodge WTO complaint over Japan's export curbs