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South Korea wants sanction exemptions to restart North Korea projects

South Korea's president suggests he will push for sanctions exemptions to restart dormant economic cooperation projects with North Korea.

S.Korea's Moon says second Trump-Kim summit, Kim's Seoul visit to happen soon

Moon also told a news conference the South Korean government would cooperate with the United States and the global community in resolving the issue of sanctions on North Korea

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Japan shows video of alleged radar lock-on by South Korea warship

The Defense Ministry's 13-minute video published on its website Friday contained Japanese crewmembers' voices asking the destroyer for clarification but getting no response.

Koreas hold groundbreaking ceremony for railway project

The ceremony at the North Korean border town of Kaesong came weeks after the Koreas conducted a joint survey on the northern railway sections they hope to someday link with the South.

K-Pop vs propaganda

North Korea’s totalitarian state stares at a new challenge. According to North Korea’s state-run newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, smartphones instil in students “an unhealthy ideology”.

Hundreds of South Koreans sue govt over wartime labour at Japan firms

South Korea received around $800 million in economic aid and loans from Japan in exchange for Seoul considering all pre-treaty compensation issues settled which was spent on rebuiding the infrastructure and economy ravaged by the 1950-53 Korean War.

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India, South Korea agree to increase bilateral trade to USD 50 billion by 2030

The two ministers also discussed possibilities for joint commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi next year.

US and South Korea to scale back major military exercise

North Korea has vigorously protested these and other large-scale annual military exercises, calling them provocations and a dress rehearsal for an invasion. The US and South Korea insist the maneuvers are purely defensive.

South Korea's Kim Jong Yang named Interpol president in blow to Russia

Kim's win means he secured at least two-thirds of votes cast at Interpol's general assembly in Dubai on Wednesday.

Japan, S.Korea plan to resume Iran oil imports from January: sources

Japan and South Korea were among the top five buyers of Iranian crude and condensate before they stopped imports in the third quarter ahead of the sanctions.

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Prison Inside Me: South Koreans lock themselves up to escape daily life

A downturn in South Korea's high-tech, export-driven economy has intensified a hyper-competitive school and work environment that experts say adds to a high incidence of stress and suicide

Joy, disbelief as Korean families separated by war meet after 65 years

About 90 families from North and South Korea wept and embraced as the neighbors held their first reunion events in three years for relatives wrenched apart by the Korean War for more than six decades.

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Brutal knife attack on US ambassador to South Korea

The attack happened at a venue in a performing arts center in Seoul, as the ambassador was preparing for a lecture.

South Korea celebrates the March First Independence Movement Day

South Koreans celebrate this day as the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule in Seoul.

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UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.

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