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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Life on hold in South Korea, a nation paralysed by tragedy

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Political campaigns suspended, TV shows and concerts cancelled as stunned South Koreans wonder how such a ferry disaster could happen Life on hold in nation paralysed by tragedy Stunned by this week's ferry disaster involving hundreds of missing schoolchildren, South Korea has gone into shock, with political campaigns suspended, television shows ...

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    South Korean spy chief faces calls to resign in forged evidence scandal

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 11:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Spy chief faces calls to quit over forged evidence South Korea's spy agency chief came under growing pressure to step down yesterday over a scandal with political ramifications involving the fabrication of evidence in an espionage case. The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has been accused of forging documents- including Chinese border control ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean lawmaker Lee Seok-ki jailed for treason for plotting revolt

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:54pm by AFP

    ... the 65-year-old National Security Law, which rights groups have accused past administrations of using to stifle debate and silence political opposition. The charges related to meetings Lee held with his ... in the 2012 ballot. Lee has been in trouble for his political views before. In 2002 he was sentenced to two and a half years for anti-government activities. He received a presidential pardon later ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean prosecutors seek 20 years in Lee Seok-ki sedition trial

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... constitutional court has yet to make a decision on a government petition to disband Lee’s party, which fielded a candidate in the 2012 presidential race. Lee has been in trouble for his political views ...

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    Park Geun-hye wants revival of family reunions with North Korea

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 12:59pm by AP

    ... last month’s shock purge and execution of Jang Song-thaek, the once-powerful uncle and political regent to young leader Kim Jong-un, had made it harder to predict the course of cross-border ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean military fights quashing of cadet's expulsion for sex on leave

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 03:43pm by Reuters

    ... that educates officers for a country that has a long history of military men playing an active role in politics. Two of its graduates have gone on to become president. It has faced criticism that its ...

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    North Korean troops pledge loyalty en masse as Seoul on alert

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... pledged their loyalty to leader Kim Jong-un on Monday as Seoul put its forces on alert for “reckless provocations” after its communist rival staged a political purge. The mass rally in Pyongyang ... fixer and political eminence grise who was seen as playing a key role in bolstering the leadership of the young and inexperienced Kim. “Given the latest development in the North, it is uncertain ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea moves to ban pro-North party

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 03:49pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... Reuters in Seoul A far left-wing South Korean political party could be banned from contesting elections for its pro-North Korean stance in a move critics say smacks of President Park ... is widely seen as supporting the reclusive North’s political aims. The two Koreas remain technically at war since the 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce rather than a peace treaty. North Korea ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Investigation into claims of South Korea election meddling widens

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:00pm by AFP

    ... As for the cyber warfare unit, the Defence Ministry has confirmed that four of its members had posted political messages on blogs and Twitter, but insisted they acted alone and not as part of any ... Something that should not happen has happened,” said Seoul National University Political Science professor Kang Won-taek. “Unless addressed properly, this issue will damage Park and the ruling ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean border guards fired hundreds of rounds at defector

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 04:16pm by AFP

    ... Nam was carrying his passport, which showed he had sought political asylum in Japan in June, but had been rejected and deported. Because the 1950-53 Korean War concluded with an armistice ...




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