His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived on Sunday in Seoul on a two-day official visit to South Korea, the Qatar News Agency reported.
Jim Mattis, during a brief visit to Seoul, defended US President Donald Trump's decision this month to halt "war games" with South Korea.
Seoul welcomed confirmation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that 22 North Korean athletes would compete in next month's Winter Olympics ...
The two Koreas agreed on Friday to hold their first official dialogue in more than two years and are expected to discuss the North's participation in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye was behind bars in the Seoul Detention Centre after her arrest, on charges including bribery, in a corruption scandal that has brought low some of the country's business and political elite.
South Korea raised the country's bird flu alert status on Wednesday to its second-highest level following three more outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N6 strain after the first cases were confirmed last week.
North Korea appeared to have test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile, Seoul's defence ministry said, a day after the US and South Korea decided to deploy an advanced missile defence system in the South.
Thousands of couples took part in a mass wedding Saturday by South Korea's Unification Church, with the widow of church founder Sun Myung Moon presiding over the event at a giant stadium.
A Canadian pastor serving a life sentence in North Korea for subversion said he spends eight hours a day digging holes at a labour camp, while a naturalised American citizen said he is being held ...