S Korea shares India’s stand on Indo Pacific

Taking a positive view of Quad that brings together India, Japan, Australia and the United States on a common platform, the official declined to confirm if South Korea would like to be a member of the grouping.

Xi Jinping returns to China after N Korea state visit

Xi's plane left Pyongyang's Sunan International Airport in the afternoon. He had arrived in Pyongyang early Thursday, becoming the first Chinese head of state to visit the North in 14 years, reports Yonhap News Agency.

Widow of late South Korean President Kim Dae-jung dies

Lee accompanied her husband Kim -- who served as President for five years from 1998 -- to Pyongyang in 2000 for the first inter-Korean summit with then top leader of North Korea Kim Jong Il, father of the current leader Kim Jong-un.