• North Korea sends close aide of Kim Jong Un to Rio

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday sent a high-level delegation led by a top aide to leader Kim Jong Un to Rio de Janeiro for the upcoming Olympics, state media said.

  • FILE In this June 18, 2016, file photo, Yue "Jennifer" Wu serves the ball during an exhibition match in Dunellen, N.J. Wu is the first player to make the U.S. Olympic table tennis team by winning the Pan American Games. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

    Chinese table tennis domination leads to exodus of talent

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s top female table tennis player, China-born Jeon Ji-hee, has an easy explanation for why she had to leave her homeland to compete in the game she loves.

  • In this Jan. 22, 2016, photo, South Korean International Olympic Committee member Moon Dae-sung leaves the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. Moon has been suspended as a member of the IOC over allegations that he plagiarized his doctoral thesis. (Jeon Shin/Newsis via AP)

    IOC suspends South Korea’s Moon over plagiarism allegations

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Moon Dae-sung has been suspended as a member of the International Olympic Committee over allegations that he plagiarized his doctoral thesis.

  • North Korean soldiers keep a watch toward the south as it rains during a ceremony marking the 63rd anniversary of the signing of the Korean War cease-fire armistice agreement at the truce village of Panmunjom, South Korea, Wednesday, July 27, 2016.  (Kim Hong-Ji/Pool Photo via AP)

    Lapel pins with images of ex-NKorean ruler found in South

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police found about 200 lapel pins bearing the image of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il strewn near the country’s main international airport on Thursday, police officers said.

  • Seoul: North Korea floats propaganda leaflets via river

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday accused rival North Korea of floating propaganda leaflets via a river in the first such incident.