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BTS Ponders Its Future, and South Korea’s Economy Warily Takes Note

The fallout from BTS’s announcement on Tuesday that the K-pop juggernaut would be taking a break as members explore solo…

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Long-Haul Travelers Are Wary About the U.S. Dropping Covid Test Requirements

SEOUL — The travel industry applauded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s decision to lift the Covid-19 testing requirement…

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Behind Enemy Lines, Scouts Help Ukrainians Execute Deadly Strikes

While a lack of weapons, ammunition and equipment hampers the Ukrainian military, there are signs that a nascent partisan insurgency…

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Suspected Arson Fire Kills at Least 7 in South Korea

SEOUL — At least seven people were killed and dozens of others injured after an explosion started a fire on…

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Tropical Storm Alex Takes Aim at Bermuda After Flooding Florida

Tropical Storm Alex was set to bring damaging winds and a few inches of rain to Bermuda on Monday, days…

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Conservative Party Wins Big in South Korean Local Elections

SEOUL — President Yoon Suk-yeol’s governing party won​ 12 of the 17 races for big-city mayors and provincial governors ​in…

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Your Friday Briefing: Russia Seeks More Control Over Occupied Ukraine

We’re covering Russian efforts to project dominance in southern Ukraine and African hunger caused by the war. Homes destroyed by…

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Departing South Korean Leader Exchanges Farewell Letters With Kim Jong-un

SEOUL — South Korea’s departing president, Moon Jae-in, exchanged farewell letters with North Korea’s dictator, Kim Jong-un, both governments ...

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Yoon Suk-yeol helped prosecute presidents. Now he wants to be one.

As a star prosecutor, Yoon Suk-yeol, the leading conservative candidate, helped imprison two former presidents as well as the head…

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Storm Eunice Slams Britain With Dangerously High Winds

A potentially life-threatening storm battered parts of Britain on Friday with damaging high winds, causing widespread travel disruptions, closing ...

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