Associated Press in Seoul

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20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
North Korea asked Russia to provide air force with advanced fighter jets: report

But because of international sanctions imposed on the North, Russia won’t likely sell it readily, according to a South Korean military official.

But because of international sanctions imposed on the North, Russia won’t likely sell it readily, according to a South Korean military official.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
North Korea threatens to hold fourth nuclear test after UN human rights ruling

North Korea threatened today to bolster its war capability and conduct a fourth nuclear test after the approval of a landmark UN resolution on its human rights violations.

North Korea threatened today to bolster its war capability and conduct a fourth nuclear test after the approval of a landmark UN resolution on its human rights violations.

20 Nov 2014 - 8:33PM
South Korean foreign minister urges Japan to end ‘comfort women’ issue

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se on Thursday urged Japan to resolve the issue of “comfort women” forced into the wartime brothels for the Japanese military, according to the Yonhap News Agency in Seoul.

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se on Thursday urged Japan to resolve the issue of “comfort women” forced into the wartime brothels for the Japanese military, according to the Yonhap News Agency in Seoul.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Two dead after firefighters’ helicopter crashes in South Korea

A firefighting helicopter working on search operations following the sinking of the passenger ferry Sewol crashed on Thursday in the southern city of Gwangju, killing two people.

A firefighting helicopter working on search operations following the sinking of the passenger ferry Sewol crashed on Thursday in the southern city of Gwangju, killing two people.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
North Korean shelling a warning, not an attack, says Seoul

South Korean military spokesman says shells fired into disputed waters were not an all out attack attempt by the North but merely warning shots

South Korean military spokesman says shells fired into disputed waters were not an all out attack attempt by the North but merely warning shots

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
South Korean ferry crew sought assistance as vessel started to list badly before sinking

The following transcript of radio communications between the badly listing passenger ferry Sewol and the Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Centre took place shortly before the vessel sank on Wednesday.

The following transcript of radio communications between the badly listing passenger ferry Sewol and the Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Centre took place shortly before the vessel sank on Wednesday.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
North Korea to hold parliamentary elections in March

North Korea said yesterday it would elect members of its rubber-stamp parliament in March, which could provide a glimpse into any changes in the country's power elite after the execution of leader Kim Jong-un's uncle.

North Korea said yesterday it would elect members of its rubber-stamp parliament in March, which could provide a glimpse into any changes in the country's power elite after the execution of leader Kim Jong-un's uncle.

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Boat carrying 3 North Koreans drifts south

A South Korean coastguard official says a fishing boat carrying three North Koreans has drifted south of the countries’ eastern maritime boundary.

A South Korean coastguard official says a fishing boat carrying three North Koreans has drifted south of the countries’ eastern maritime boundary.

15 Dec 2012 - 1:38PM
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Experts say North Korea training teams of 'cyber warriors'

South Korea has pointed the finger at Pyongyang in six cyberattacks since 2009, even creating a cyber security command centre in Seoul to protect the Internet-dependent country from hackers from the North.

South Korea has pointed the finger at Pyongyang in six cyberattacks since 2009, even creating a cyber security command centre in Seoul to protect the Internet-dependent country from hackers from the North.

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3 Jul 2018 - 7:27PM
North and South Korea agree to ministerial talks

The meeting at Panmunjom, where the truce ending the 1950-53 Korean War was signed, is the first of its kind on the Korean Peninsula in more than two years.

The meeting at Panmunjom, where the truce ending the 1950-53 Korean War was signed, is the first of its kind on the Korean Peninsula in more than two years.

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