Yang Jiechi, a Politburo member of the Chinese Communist Party, is planning to visit Seoul as early as next week, possibly to discuss a future visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping later in the year.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday welcomed South Korea's participation in an expanded Group of Seven, or G7, summit after bilateral talks with Seoul’s top diplomat in Berlin.
Making her first overseas trip in half a year, Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha discussed bilateral cooperation and international issues with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Monday in Berlin.
Seoul’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday there have been no reports of any Korean casualties in Lebanon after a massive explosion in Beirut killed more than 100 people and injured thousands of others.
Seoul and Tokyo are looking at an extended period of rocky relations after a Daegu court Tuesday finished serving notice on Nippon Steel that its assets in Korea would be seized to compensate wartime forced labor victims.
The U.S. State Department on Monday named Donna Welton as its new chief negotiator to the deadlocked defense cost-sharing talks with Seoul.
A Korean diplomat accused of sexually assaulting a local staffer at the embassy in New Zealand in 2017 has been ordered by the Foreign Ministry to return to Seoul immediately.
A South Korean diplomat’s alleged sexual harassment of a local staffer in New Zealand in 2017 has reemerged as a diplomatic issue after the two countries' leaders discussed the matter in a recent phone call.
James DeHart, the chief negotiator for defense cost-sharing with Korea, has been tapped by the United States as the new coordinator for the Arctic region, despite the absence of a deal between the two sides.
In an embarrassing development, allegations of sexual harassment were made in a telephone conversation between President Moon Jae-in and other head of state. In the conversation on Tuesday, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda...