SEOUL (Reuters) - Three Chinese fishermen were killed on Thursday in a fire that broke out on their boat when South Korean coastguard men trying to apprehend them for illegal fishing threw flash grenades into a room they were hiding in, a South Korean official said.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired shots on Thursday towards a South Korean loudspeaker that has been blaring anti-Pyongyang broadcasts in recent days, South Korean media reported.
A Chinese fisherman was killed on Friday in a South Korean coastguard operation to apprehend his vessel which was operating illegally off South Korea's west coast,
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean navy fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat near the rivals' disputed maritime border, where sailors on both sides have been killed in past exchanges of fire, the two sides said on Sunday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it would respond firmly if South Korea continued to hold five people who had drifted south in a fishing boat, including three believed to be seeking asylum.