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#South Korea

From The42 Hole-in-one leaves Kim in clear at Texas Open, Graeme McDowell in the hunt As It Stands

Hole-in-one leaves Kim in clear at Texas Open, Graeme McDowell in the hunt

The 23-year-old from Seoul delivered another dazzling outing at TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks Course to pull clear of a crowded field.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of couples livestreamed having sex in South Korea without their consent Love Motels

Hundreds of couples livestreamed having sex in South Korea without their consent

The footage was streamed 24 hours a day to a subscription website with about 4,000 members.

From TheJournal.ie Second K-pop star quits over growing South Korean sex scandal South Korea

Second K-pop star quits over growing South Korean sex scandal

K-pop is a popular musical genre in South Korea.

From The42 Early return for Tottenham star Son Heung-min as South Korea suffer Asian Cup elimination London Calling

Early return for Tottenham star Son Heung-min as South Korea suffer Asian Cup elimination

Title-chasing South Korea were defeated by Qatar on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials Jo Song Gil

North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials

Jo Song Gil, 48, has been acting ambassador in Rome since October 2017.

From The42 Tottenham sad to lose on-fire star once more Blow

Tottenham sad to lose on-fire star once more

Son Heung-min has scored five goals in his last three games, but is set to compete in the Asian Cup next month.

From TheJournal.ie South Korean mega-church leader guilty of raping followers who believed he was God Cult

South Korean mega-church leader guilty of raping followers who believed he was God

Lee Jae-rock led a sprawling church that some had denounced as a cult.

From TheJournal.ie Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain Mountain Climbing

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak Mount Gurja

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

The bodies of four South Koreans and four Nepali guides were spotted among the wreckage of their camp.

From TheJournal.ie North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together Elation Once Again

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

From The42 Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty Gold Medal

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty

Son Heung-Min will join back up with his Tottenham team-mates after winning gold at the Asian Games.

From The42 Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold Exempt

Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold

The Spurs star provided the assists for both South Korea’s goals as they defeated Japan in a tense final.

From The42 Tottenham forward can still avoid military service as South Korea reach Asian Games semi-finals Last Four

Tottenham forward can still avoid military service as South Korea reach Asian Games semi-finals

Son Heung-Min helped South Korea win 4-3 against Uzbekistan today.

From TheJournal.ie 'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart Reunited

'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

The three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

From TheJournal.ie South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes Not Nice

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes

Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.

From TheJournal.ie Secretly filmed 'spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea Public Anger

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

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

From The42 'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany Reaction

'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany

The attacking midfielder was largely anonymous in Russia as the world champions crashed out in the group stages.

From The42 'We did not have the leaders' - Former star savages Germany flops Failure

'We did not have the leaders' - Former star savages Germany flops

Lothar Matthaus was left unimpressed by Joachim Low’s team.

From The42 'We did not play like world champions. Therefore, we deserved to be eliminated' Apology

'We did not play like world champions. Therefore, we deserved to be eliminated'

The German Football Association has apologised to the nation.

From The42 South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising Ignorance Is Bliss

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

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

From The42 Chicharito and Vela on the scoresheet as impressive Mexico make it two wins from two The Little Pea

Chicharito and Vela on the scoresheet as impressive Mexico make it two wins from two

Javier Hernandez scored his 50th international goal as Mexico defeated South Korea 2-1 on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie US suspends military training exercises with South Korea Pentagon

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea

The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.

From The42 VAR proves spot on for Swedes as they make strong start in Group F against South Korea World Cup 2018

VAR proves spot on for Swedes as they make strong start in Group F against South Korea

Veteran Swedish skipper Andreas Granqvist scored the only goal of the game.

From The42 South Korean players swapped shirt numbers to try to confuse opposition scouts Spygate

South Korean players swapped shirt numbers to try to confuse opposition scouts

“It’s very difficult for Westerners to distinguish between Asians,” Shin Tae-yong said.

From TheJournal.ie Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health Snooze Button

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump South Korea

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

It’s more about the personal than the politics.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he'll know 'within a minute' if Kim is serious Summit

Trump says he'll know 'within a minute' if Kim is serious

The US President is finally set to meet Kim Jong Un this week.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter Nuclear Weapons

Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter

The announcement came after unprecedented Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang.

From TheJournal.ie Summit back on? Kim Jong Un's right-hand man is heading for New York Start Spreading The News

Summit back on? Kim Jong Un's right-hand man is heading for New York

General Kim Yong Chol is a controversial figure and some South Koreans blames him for war crimes.

From TheJournal.ie It's looking very likely that Trump and Kim Jong Un will end up meeting after all

It's looking very likely that Trump and Kim Jong Un will end up meeting after all

Donald Trump seemed to have put an end to the meeting planned for 12 June last Thursday. But now the situation has flipped once more.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance North Korea

Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance

Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission to salvage a rare diplomatic opening.

From TheJournal.ie US and South Korea to 'work closely' after North Korea threatens to pull out of summit Nuclear Weapons

US and South Korea to 'work closely' after North Korea threatens to pull out of summit

North Korea’s sudden shift in attitude followed a weeks-long charm offensive.

From TheJournal.ie White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump Military Exercises

White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump

Pyongyang has cancelled high-level talks due with Seoul over military exercises.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month Progress

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace' Diplomacy

North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'

Tweeting today, Trump said he had had a “very good talk” with South Korea president Moon Jae-in.

From TheJournal.ie 'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation Good Neighbours?

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

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year Tired Mountain Syndrome

North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year

Researchers have said the site is now unusable.

From TheJournal.ie South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91 Choi Eun Hee

South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91

Jong-Il forced Choi Eun-hee to make movies for the North Korean regime.

From TheJournal.ie Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption Jailed

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption

The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang Charm Offensive

Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang

It was the first concert by South Korean performers in North Korea for more than a decade.

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