South Korea

South Korea's unification politics

The World's Matthew Bell reports that South Korea's president-elect has stirred up controversy by proposing changes in the way Seoul deals with North Korea, and among the changes is the possible dismantling of South Korea's Unification Ministry.

Politics

New sanctions against North Korea

The US will impose new sanctions on North Korea, following the crisis over the sinking of a South Korean warship. The move was announced by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a visit to South Korea. Laura Lynch reports.

Conflict & Justice

Daring raid on Somali pirates

South Korean special forces launched a dawn raid today in the Arabian Sea on a freighter captured by pirates. They rescued 21 hostages, killed 8 pirates ad captured five more. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from James Holmes.