Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday officially banned the nation's security forces from requesting international airstrikes during operations in residential areas.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears more approachable than his father was, but despite an emphasis on economic improvement, there are few signs of real reform under way in the totalitarian state, a pair of senior defectors working for South Korea's most secretive think tank said Tuesday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears more approachable than his late father, but despite a new emphasis on economic improvement, there are few signs of real reform under way in the totalitarian state, a pair of senior defectors working for South Korea’s most secretive think tank said Tuesday.
Google is not just a search engine for 26-year-old South Korean Ma Han-joo. Nor is Twitter merely a fun way to share pics of K-pop stars. For Ma and thousands of other young conservative activists _ many of them teenagers _ they are crucial weapons in their campaign to scrub the Internet of North Korea sympathizers.
Tens of thousands of mourners packed Pyongyang's snowy main square Wednesday to pay respects to late leader Kim Jong-il as North Korea tightened security in cities and won loyalty pledges from top generals for Mr. Kim's son and anointed heir.
A top South Korean cybersecurity company says about 40 government and private websites are under cyberattack.
South Korea's next defense chief threatened Friday that jets would bomb the North if it stages another attack like last week's deadly shelling as he outlined a tough new military policy toward the rival neighbor.
South Koreans called President Lee Myung-bak "the Bulldozer" when he plowed into office nearly three years ago with vows to stop coddling North Korea with unconditional aid.
South Korea is investigating whether dozens of mines that washed up on South Korean shores and killed one man were deliberately floated by North Korea, officials said Wednesday.