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Clear communication, mass testing: How South Korea is effectively battling Covid-19
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Clear communication, mass testing: How South Korea is effectively battling Covid-19

Mar 19th 2020, 6:00 AM 29,880 Views 25 Comments

A spike in Covid-19 cases in late February in South Korea led to testing on a scale replicated in few other regions.

Secretly filmed 'spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea
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Secretly filmed 'spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea

Aug 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 24,602 Views 7 Comments

The number of spycam crimes in the country surged to 6,500 last year.

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'
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US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Jul 31st 2018, 8:18 AM 19,875 Views 86 Comments

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

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Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Jul 24th 2018, 8:08 AM 16,872 Views 29 Comments

Analysts have said that it is an “important first step” towards fulfilling commitments made to US President Donald Trump.

Embassy-storming, Korean-cradling Mexico fans are winning this World Cup
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# Koreano Hermano

Embassy-storming, Korean-cradling Mexico fans are winning this World Cup

Jun 28th 2018, 11:39 AM 6,094 Views 14 Comments

The greatest fans in the world (right now).

South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising
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# Ignorance Is Bliss

South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising

Jun 27th 2018, 7:27 PM 17,720 Views 7 Comments

Cho Hyun-woo says the players didn’t know the score in the other Group F game this afternoon.

Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health
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# Snooze Button

Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health

Jun 16th 2018, 8:15 AM 20,502 Views 13 Comments

Fewer than six and more than 10 hours of sleep per day are associated with conditions such as increased blood pressure.

'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump
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'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump

Jun 15th 2018, 12:03 AM 12,523 Views 28 Comments

It’s more about the personal than the politics.

Major US military exercises with South Korea 'suspended indefinitely'
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Major US military exercises with South Korea 'suspended indefinitely'

Jun 14th 2018, 10:45 PM 11,978 Views 53 Comments

Trump on Tuesday had said the US would halt “war games” with its South Korean security ally.

North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance
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# Tense Pence

North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance

May 24th 2018, 8:48 AM 13,377 Views 54 Comments

Pence warned North Korea that it would be a “great mistake” to try and play with Washington.

North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit
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North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit

May 15th 2018, 8:29 AM 8,471 Views 19 Comments

The two leaders will meet in Singapore next month.

South Korea says US troops are staying - regardless of any peace deal
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# North South Relations

South Korea says US troops are staying - regardless of any peace deal

May 2nd 2018, 6:56 AM 7,318 Views 13 Comments

Seoul and Pyongyang have remained technically at war since the 1950s.

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month
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North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

Apr 29th 2018, 9:43 AM 9,049 Views 36 Comments

Kim Jong Un said he “would soon invite experts of South Korea and the US as well as journalists”.

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation
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# Good Neighbours?

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Apr 27th 2018, 10:40 AM 38,529 Views 79 Comments

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.

US and South Korea resume army drills as relations with Kim Jong-un's regime improve
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# War Games

US and South Korea resume army drills as relations with Kim Jong-un's regime improve

Apr 1st 2018, 7:35 AM 6,064 Views 12 Comments

The drills were delayed so that the Winter Olympics could take place without tension.

Trump to hold historic first meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un
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# Nuclear Talks

Trump to hold historic first meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Mar 9th 2018, 6:33 AM 20,038 Views 77 Comments

The meeting is expected to happen before the end of May.

North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks
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# Good Korea Move

North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks

Jan 9th 2018, 8:35 PM 15,610 Views 38 Comments

Officials from the North and South have held their first official talks in more than two years.

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border
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North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

Dec 21st 2017, 6:54 AM 20,231 Views 23 Comments

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president
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# Seoul Searching

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president

Nov 7th 2017, 7:09 AM 6,806 Views 12 Comments

Trump has been visiting a number of Asian countries.

This building's facade will be recycled when it is demolished
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# Basket Case

This building's facade will be recycled when it is demolished

Nov 5th 2017, 3:30 PM 20,725 Views 6 Comments

“We intended to reinterpret the possibility for the boundary of the wall using new materials.”

'Rocket man is on a suicide mission': Trump issues stark threat to North Korea
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# Rocket Man

'Rocket man is on a suicide mission': Trump issues stark threat to North Korea

Sep 19th 2017, 6:55 PM 20,322 Views 110 Comments

He also called out Iran and said he could get rid of the international peace accord.

South Korea now believes the North can fit a nuclear weapon onto a missile
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# War Of Words

South Korea now believes the North can fit a nuclear weapon onto a missile

Sep 4th 2017, 12:01 PM 26,184 Views 73 Comments

The intelligence comes after Pyongyang claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb.

Scientists have finally found a 'star' that was spotted by Korean astrologers nearly 600 years ago
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# Nova

Scientists have finally found a 'star' that was spotted by Korean astrologers nearly 600 years ago

Sep 2nd 2017, 10:30 AM 11,628 Views 26 Comments

The “star” was actually a colossal hydrogen explosion which produced a burst of light 300,000 times brighter than our Sun.

'Missile passing. Missile passing': Japanese awake to text message warnings of North Korea missile
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'Missile passing. Missile passing': Japanese awake to text message warnings of North Korea missile

Aug 29th 2017, 7:17 AM 24,074 Views 68 Comments

The missile flew over Japan for two minutes before crashing into the sea.

Ex-Derry and Celtic winger becomes first Irish footballer to play in South Korea
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# Big Switch

Ex-Derry and Celtic winger becomes first Irish footballer to play in South Korea

Jul 4th 2017, 11:21 AM 8,626 Views 5 Comments

Niall McGinn has 50 international appearances for Northern Ireland and has spent the last five seasons at Aberdeen.

US student who fell into coma while imprisoned in North Korea returned home
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# Otto Warmbier

US student who fell into coma while imprisoned in North Korea returned home

Jun 14th 2017, 11:49 AM 17,919 Views 10 Comments

The State Department says Dennis Rodman’s visit “had nothing to do with the release”.

Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea
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Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea

Jun 13th 2017, 7:25 AM 16,313 Views 9 Comments

The former basketball player said the issue of several Americans currently detained there is “not my purpose right now”.

Korean beauty products are now popping up in Irish shops - here's why you should get involved
# Sheet Masks
# Sheet Masks

Korean beauty products are now popping up in Irish shops - here's why you should get involved

May 13th 2017, 8:00 PM 15,693 Views 3 Comments

Korea doesn’t mess around when it comes to skin.

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un
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# De-escalating Tensions

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

May 1st 2017, 8:55 PM 36,257 Views 64 Comments

Earlier, North Korea warned it can carry out a nuclear missile test ‘at any time and at any location’.

America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force
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America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force

Apr 19th 2017, 7:02 AM 15,702 Views 62 Comments

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, Mike Pence told troops he was there as “storm clouds gather on the horizon” of Northeast Asia.

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'
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North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'

Apr 18th 2017, 6:53 AM 8,915 Views 22 Comments

North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan.

There may be more mystery to the death of Kim Jong-Nam than was first thought
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There may be more mystery to the death of Kim Jong-Nam than was first thought

Mar 19th 2017, 7:06 PM 35,377 Views 14 Comments

There are doubts about how VX was used safely by the assassins.

The daughter from family's viral BBC interview keeps stealing the show
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The daughter from family's viral BBC interview keeps stealing the show

Mar 16th 2017, 10:27 AM 34,985 Views 33 Comments

Long may it continue.

"A new stage of threat": Condemnation of North Korea as missiles reach Japanese waters
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# Provocatively Close

"A new stage of threat": Condemnation of North Korea as missiles reach Japanese waters

Mar 6th 2017, 7:25 AM 11,359 Views 20 Comments

The US and South Korea began annual joint military exercises last week – and they always infuriate Pyongyang.

Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim murder
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Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim murder

Mar 4th 2017, 5:55 PM 8,283 Views 7 Comments

He is expected to leave Malaysia within 48 hours.

Media frenzy and armed special forces as Kim Jong-Nam's son reportedly visits body
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# Cold War Kid

Media frenzy and armed special forces as Kim Jong-Nam's son reportedly visits body

Feb 21st 2017, 9:06 AM 14,385 Views 7 Comments

North Korea wants Malaysia to hand over the slain man’s body.

Woman arrested over 'assassination' of Kim Jong Un's half brother
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# Cold War Killiing

Woman arrested over 'assassination' of Kim Jong Un's half brother

Feb 15th 2017, 10:00 AM 15,002 Views 11 Comments

Two female agents are believed to have used some kind of toxin in the attack.

South Korea impeaches its president over corruption scandal
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# Park Geun-Hye

South Korea impeaches its president over corruption scandal

Dec 9th 2016, 9:06 AM 7,877 Views 14 Comments

There had been massive street protests over the scandal.

Here's everything that's going to happen in 2017, apparently...
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# Say Again?

Here's everything that's going to happen in 2017, apparently...

Dec 2nd 2016, 6:20 AM 26,558 Views 21 Comments

… according to the Old Moore’s Almanac.

North Korea takes major nuclear step as it test-fires two powerful missiles
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# Shots Fired

North Korea takes major nuclear step as it test-fires two powerful missiles

Jun 22nd 2016, 7:25 AM 10,623 Views 20 Comments

The launches have sparked worldwide condemnation.

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