The Republic of Korea (ROK) on Monday called for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to return to the dialogue table without any preconditions in response to the DPRK's government statement that urged the South side to form an atmosphere conducive to improving inter-Korean relations.
The magnitude-7.9 earthquake in Nepal on April 25 moved Qomolangma, known as Mount Everest in the West, 3 centimeters to the southwest, according to a report published on Monday by the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday urged the Republic of Korea (ROK) to fulfill the joint declarations made by heads of the two countries and embrace a turning point in the north-south relations.
The South Korean Health Ministry on Monday reported two more deaths from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), along with five new cases that have taken the total number of people diagnosed in the country to 150.
Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals escaped from the zoo in Georgia's capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures, prompting authorities to warn residents in Tbilisi to stay inside Sunday. At least 12 people have been killed in the disaster, including three zoo workers.