South Korean Marine Corps’ amphibious vehicles take part in a ceremony to mark the 64th anniversary of Incheon Landing Operations conducted by the U.S.-led United Nations troop during the 1950-1953 Korean War, in the sea off Incheon
South Korean special police officers enter a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, during an anti-terror exercise as part of Ulchi Freedom Guardian, an annual joint military operation between South Korea and the US
A woman holds a picture of Pope Francis while waiting for holy mass at a stadium at Daejeon, South Korea, on Friday. The Pope commemorated more than 300 people killed in a ferry disaster in April.
Pope Francis attends a welcoming ceremony at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea
Children play in a fountain to beat the heat in central Seoul on Friday. South Korea’s state weather agency issued a heat wave warning for Seoul for the first time this year, advising people to stay indoors, as temperatures are expected to exceed 35 celsius
Tourists play in the mud during the Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon beach in Boryeong, South Korea. About 2m-3m domestic and international tourists visit the beach during the annual mud festival. Read more
A view of the USS George Washington aircraft carrier in Busan, South Korea. It arrived there on Friday as part of a planned visit.
Chinese President Xi Jinping greets children during a welcome ceremony at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Xi’s choice to meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un upends the practice since Beijing and Seoul forged diplomatic ties in 1992 of Chinese presidents choosing to make Pyongyang their first official destination on the Korean Peninsula Read more
South Korean soldiers take position during a search and arrest operation for a conscript soldier who shot and killed five comrades in Goseong on Monday
AP Photo/Lee Jin-man
A woman weeps in front of the gravestone of her relative who died during the 1950-53 Korean War on South Korea’s Memorial Day at the National Cemetery in Seoul, South Korea