South Korean ex-leader Lee gets 15-year term for corruption

World 10/04/18, 22:26

South Korea's former President Lee Myung-bak was convicted and sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday in a corruption case badly tainting his status as the country's first leader with a business background who once symbolized the country's economic rise.Lee's conviction came six months after his successor and fellow conservative ...

South Koreans visiting Pyongyang for summit anniversary

World 10/03/18, 20:35

A South Korean government delegation flew to North Korea on Thursday for a joint celebration of the anniversary of a 2007 summit and to possibly hold further peace talks.Seoul's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said before departing that the visit will be an opportunity to strengthen "reconciliation, cooperation and peace" between ...

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