South Korea Whaling Plan May Be Abandoned Amid Criticism SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea says it may scrap research whaling plans that have been widely criticized. Fisheries official Kang Joon-suk said Wednesday that Seoul may drop the plans if it finds ways to study whales without killing them. 07/10/2012 - 11:00 pm | View Link
South Korea's whaling: Faux and cons This is the eighth meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) that I've covered; so I'm always a bit chary of the possibility that over time I've become a more grumpy, wizened, curmudgeonly old cynic than the organisation's politics ... 07/5/2012 - 9:05 pm | View Link
North and South Korea exchange fire in first naval skirmish in seven years We are sternly protesting to North Korea and urging it to prevent the recurrence of similar incidents.' North Korea's military issued a statement blaming South Korea for the clash, saying Southern ships crossed into North Korean territory. 10/29/2010 - 12:25 am | View Link
South Korea offers aid to North as U.S. imposes further sanctions on communist state Heavy rains in July and August have devastated North Korea's border with China and its eastern provinces, forcing thousands from their homes and putting farmland under water. It comes after U.S. President Barack Obama expanded financial ... 08/31/2010 - 3:54 am | View Link
South Korea hit by third wave of cyber attacks as blames falls on Communist north The U.S. refused to discuss details of the attacks or say who may be behind them. South Korea's spy bosses in the National Intelligence said it was working with U.S. investigators to trackdown the hackers after several government sites were also affected. 07/9/2009 - 2:05 pm | View Link
U. S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Pakistan Monday for meetings with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the nation's new army chief, hoping to further repair a strained and sputtering relationship between Washington and Islamabad.
U. S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, right, shakes hands with U. S. Marine Lance CPL.
It's not dog-eat-dog. Not just yet.
A self-employed fruit and vegetable vendor waits for customers on the street in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. After decades of being urged to report any black market activity in their neighborhoods, some Cubans now find themselves looking over the fence at their neighbors’ legal businesses and worrying that they’re falling behind.
With a framed image of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on the wall, a vendor organizes his tomatoes at an open-air market in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Dec.