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Seoul says military solution to North Korea crisis ‘unacceptable’

January 25, 2018 8:37 am
Seoul says military solution to North Korea crisis ‘unacceptable’

South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 25, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) South Korea has hinted for the first time since the start of a standoff with the North over Pyongyang’s nuclear program last year that a military solution […]

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South Korea welcomes North Korea’s participation in Olympics

January 21, 2018 12:28 am
South Korea welcomes North Korea’s participation in Olympics

Hyon Song-Wol (C), leader of North Korea’s popular Moranbong Band, arrives at the Gangneung Arts Center where one of the planned musical concerts is due to be held, in the eastern city of Gangneung, South Korea, on January 21, 2018. (AFP photo) Authorities in South Korea have welcomed North Korea’s […]

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Japan refuses to commit to anything beyond ‘comfort women’ deal with South Korea

January 9, 2018 3:14 am
Japan refuses to commit to anything beyond ‘comfort women’ deal with South Korea

A file photo taken on June 23, 2015 shows South Korean former “comfort women” Kim Bok-dong (L) and Gil Won-ok (R) — who were forced to serve as sex slaves for Japanese troops during World War II — outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. (By AFP) Japan has […]

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in to meet former ‘comfort women’

January 4, 2018 11:30 pm
South Korean President Moon Jae-in to meet former ‘comfort women’

A boy (L) looks at a statue (R) of a teenage girl symbolizing former “comfort women,” who served as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War II, placed on a bus running through downtown Seoul, South Korea, August 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korean President Moon Jae-in will […]

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South Korea’s Defense Ministry to establish team to monitor North Korea’s nuclear activity

December 26, 2017 3:30 am
South Korea’s Defense Ministry to establish team to monitor North Korea’s nuclear activity

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in (R) presides over an emergency meeting with National Security Council members at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 29, 2017, following a new North Korean missile test. (AFP photo) South Korea’s Defense Ministry has decided to form a special team to monitor North […]

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North Korea plans to launch satellite: South Korean government

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North Korea plans to launch satellite: South Korean government

This image grab from footage by Reuters shows North Korea’s Unha-3 rocket carrying the Kwangmyongsong-4 satellite on February 7, 2016. A South Korean government source says North Korea plans to launch a new satellite, as Pyongyang stresses its right to a peaceful space program. “Through various channels, we’ve recently learned […]

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US, South Korea, Japan start missile tracking drill amid heightened tensions

December 11, 2017 2:04 pm
US, South Korea, Japan start missile tracking drill amid heightened tensions

In this photo provided by the South Korea’s Defense Ministry, Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea, September 4, 2017. (Via AP) The United States, South Korea and Japan have started joint war games amid high tensions on the Korean Peninsula […]

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South Korea warns North Korea not to repeat armistice violation

November 27, 2017 2:25 am
South Korea warns North Korea not to repeat armistice violation

South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo visits a spot where a North Korean defector crossed the border on November 13, at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone, South Korea, November 27, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Seoul has warned Pyongyang against violations of an armistice agreement between the […]

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In show of force, US to send F-22 jets to South Korea

November 24, 2017 10:00 pm
In show of force, US to send F-22 jets to South Korea

A US F-22 Raptor (Photo by Reuters) The US will send six F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets to South Korea in a new show of force aimed at Pyongyang, amid heightened tensions over North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs. “Six F-22 fighters from the US Air Force are scheduled to […]

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South Korea considers rescheduling 2018 military drill with US

November 23, 2017 1:12 pm
South Korea considers rescheduling 2018 military drill with US

This handout photo, taken on November 12, 2017 and provided by the South Korean Defense Ministry in Seoul, shows USS Nimitz (L), USS Ronald Reagan (C) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (R) conducting operations with South Korean destroyers during a joint naval drill in the waters east of South Korea. (Via […]

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North Korea may strike US mainland with intercontinental ballistic missile this year: South Korea’s spy agency

November 20, 2017 10:00 pm
North Korea may strike US mainland with intercontinental ballistic missile this year: South Korea’s spy agency

This July 28, 2017 file photo released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows Pyongyang’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Hwasong-14, being launched during a test. (Via AFP) The South Korean intelligence service has told parliamentarians that the North could possibly develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable […]

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South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm

November 19, 2017 10:58 am
South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm

This picture taken on June 6, 2017 shows South Korean health officials preparing to bury chickens at a chicken farm in the southern island of Jeju after the bird flu virus hit a nearby aviary. (Photo by AFP) South Korea on Sunday said it had confirmed an outbreak of highly […]

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China urges South Korea to resume talks with North Korea

November 11, 2017 1:43 am
China urges South Korea to resume talks with North Korea

China’s President Xi Jinping attends the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang on November 11, 2017. (Photo by the APEC 2017 National Committee) Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged South Korea to resume dialogue with the North to find a solution to the ongoing […]

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South Korea will not develop or own nukes: South Korean President Moon Jae-in

November 1, 2017 5:04 pm
South Korea will not develop or own nukes: South Korean President Moon Jae-in

South Korean President Moon Jae-in addresses the parliament in Seoul, November 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korea’s president says his country will never “develop or own” atomic weapons but will also never recognize North Korea as a nuclear state. “A push by North Korea to become a nuclear state cannot […]

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South Korea will not develop or own nukes: South Korean President Moon Jae-in

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South Korea will not develop or own nukes: South Korean President Moon Jae-in

South Korean President Moon Jae-in addresses the parliament in Seoul, November 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korea’s president says his country will never “develop or own” atomic weapons but will also never recognize North Korea as a nuclear state. “A push by North Korea to become a nuclear state cannot […]

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