North Korea conducts new engine test for KN-08 ICBM: think tank

North Korea is believed to have carried out yet another engine test of its new intercontinental ballistic missile, the KN-08, a U.S. think tank said Wednesday, citing recent satellite imagery.   The test of the missile's first-s...

SNU slides, KAIST rises in world university ranking

South Korean universities’ fortunes were mixed as its top university saw its ranking drop in the Times Higher Education’s 2014 world university ranking, but the second-ranked university in the country climbed several steps.Seoul...

‘Korea, U.S. in talks over THAAD’

A senior U.S. defense official confirmed Tuesday that Washington was considering deploying an advanced missile defense system to South Korea to better handle North Korean threats.Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work said the U....

Assembly back in business

The National Assembly began sailing forward Wednesday after the latest compromise between rival parties, but stormy weather could await according to analysts, as a slew of thorny issues have yet to be worked out.South Korea’s mai...