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North Korea fires eight ballistic missiles in 'unusual' exercise
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North Korea fires eight ballistic missiles in 'unusual' exercise

Jun 5th 2022, 7:25 AM 24,334 Views 6 Comments

The exercise represents the largest number of ballistic missiles North Korea has recently launched on a single day and occasion.

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap
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S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap

May 24th 2022, 10:31 PM 14,264 Views 4 Comments

The launch comes as US President Joe Biden concluded a trip to South Korea and Japan.

Biden says any Kim meeting would depend on sincerity
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Biden says any Kim meeting would depend on sincerity

May 21st 2022, 10:44 AM 10,872 Views 10 Comments

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has conducted a blitz of sanctions-busting weapons tests this year.

South Korea’s president calls for peace with North in farewell speech
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South Korea’s president calls for peace with North in farewell speech

May 9th 2022, 7:53 AM 8,124 Views 2 Comments

Moon Jae-in leaves office tomorrow following a single five-year term.

Four pilots killed after two South Korean air force planes collide mid-air
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Four pilots killed after two South Korean air force planes collide mid-air

Apr 1st 2022, 11:03 AM 16,661 Views 3 Comments

The crash is one of several incidents involving South Korean air force jets this year.

South Korea says North faked launch of so-called 'monster' missile
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South Korea says North faked launch of so-called 'monster' missile

Mar 30th 2022, 8:27 AM 23,542 Views 11 Comments

North Korea claimed to have successfully test-fired a Hwasong-17 missile and released a promotional-style video.

North Korea fires 'multiple rocket launchers', Seoul says
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North Korea fires 'multiple rocket launchers', Seoul says

Mar 20th 2022, 11:35 AM 22,363 Views 32 Comments

Four shots were fired into western waters during a span of an hour from 7.20am.

Covid deaths hit new daily high in South Korea amid surge in Omicron cases
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Covid deaths hit new daily high in South Korea amid surge in Omicron cases

Mar 17th 2022, 12:32 PM 14,277 Views 3 Comments

The 429 deaths reported in the latest 24 hours were nearly 140 more than the previous one-day record.

Conservative 'anti-feminist' Yoon Suk-Yeol wins tight South Korean presidential race
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Conservative 'anti-feminist' Yoon Suk-Yeol wins tight South Korean presidential race

Updated Mar 10th 2022, 7:21 AM 13,309 Views 4 Comments

His victory margin was razor-thin: Yoon had 48.56% of the vote against rival Lee Jae-myung’s 47.83%

Thousands flee as South Korean wildfire destroys homes
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Thousands flee as South Korean wildfire destroys homes

Mar 5th 2022, 12:29 PM 11,901 Views 1 Comment

The fire began on a mountain in the seaside town of Uljin and has spread across more than 14,800 acres.

North Korea says it test launched ballistic missiles from a train
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North Korea says it test launched ballistic missiles from a train

Jan 15th 2022, 2:20 PM 19,504 Views 18 Comments

South Korea said it detected the North firing two missiles into the sea in its third weapons launch this month.

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea
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North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea

Jan 5th 2022, 6:38 AM 9,643 Views 14 Comments

The launch followed a speech by Kim Jong Un last week in which he said North Korea would continue to build up its military capabilities.

Leona Maguire finishes BMW Ladies Championship in tie for 61st
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Leona Maguire finishes BMW Ladies Championship in tie for 61st

Oct 25th 2021, 9:23 AM 2,819 Views 1 Comment

The Cavan golfer started her final round with eight successive pars.

South Korea’s leader vows to continue to push for talks with North
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South Korea’s leader vows to continue to push for talks with North

Oct 25th 2021, 8:28 AM 6,065 Views 10 Comments

Moon Jae-in said he will continue to push for peace through dialogue and diplomacy.

Leona Maguire nine shots off the lead at BMW Ladies Championship
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Leona Maguire nine shots off the lead at BMW Ladies Championship

Oct 22nd 2021, 11:33 AM 1,689 Views 0 Comments

Four of the top five leading the way in South Korea after the second round are home golfers.

Netflix edits Squid Game episode after real phone number used
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Netflix edits Squid Game episode after real phone number used

Oct 7th 2021, 9:39 AM 28,011 Views 19 Comments

The South Korean-made series has topped Netflix popularity charts in more than 80 countries.

North Korea fires 'missile', insists on right to weapons tests
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North Korea fires 'missile', insists on right to weapons tests

Sep 28th 2021, 7:24 AM 8,121 Views 10 Comments

It is the latest in a series of mixed messages from Pyongyang, coming days after the rogue state dangled the prospect of an inter-Korean summit.

Kim Jong Un’s sister warns of ‘complete destruction’ of South Korean ties
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Kim Jong Un’s sister warns of ‘complete destruction’ of South Korean ties

Sep 15th 2021, 10:17 PM 30,399 Views 22 Comments

Kim Yo Jong criticised the South Korean president for describing North Korean weapons demonstrations as a provocation.

Iran releases seized South Korean oil tanker ahead of nuclear deal talks
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Iran releases seized South Korean oil tanker ahead of nuclear deal talks

Apr 9th 2021, 9:10 AM 9,357 Views 6 Comments

The MT Hankuk Chemi, held in Iran since January, sailed away from an Iranian port city early this morning.

Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises
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Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises

Mar 16th 2021, 7:09 AM 15,839 Views 28 Comments

Kim Yo Jong warned Washington against further provocations if it wants a ‘good night’s sleep for the next four years’.

North Korean defector goes undetected for hours after swimming to South
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North Korean defector goes undetected for hours after swimming to South

Feb 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 41,699 Views 20 Comments

The man was caught only after apparently falling asleep.

South Korea sees latest surge in coronavirus cases
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South Korea sees latest surge in coronavirus cases

Dec 26th 2020, 12:05 PM 18,480 Views 18 Comments

The country’s caseload currently stands at 55,902.

'Emotional distress' - Court orders compensation for Cristiano Ronaldo no-show
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'Emotional distress' - Court orders compensation for Cristiano Ronaldo no-show

Nov 20th 2020, 9:18 PM 12,147 Views 0 Comments

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner stayed on the bench throughout a 3-3 draw with a K-League all-stars team in July last year.

South Korea starts fining people for not wearing masks
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South Korea starts fining people for not wearing masks

Nov 13th 2020, 7:31 AM 12,813 Views 12 Comments

The country recorded 191 new coronavirus cases today.

North Korean ambassador to Italy who went missing in 2018 ‘defected to South’
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North Korean ambassador to Italy who went missing in 2018 ‘defected to South’

Oct 7th 2020, 10:00 AM 21,511 Views 13 Comments

If confirmed, Jo Song Gil would be the highest-level North Korean official to defect since the 1990s.

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body
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North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body

Sep 27th 2020, 12:25 PM 18,904 Views 6 Comments

South Korea denied the North’s accusation.

Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official
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Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official

Sep 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 40,299 Views 26 Comments

The official was shot dead on Tuesday by North Korean soldiers.

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan
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Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan

Sep 7th 2020, 7:48 AM 12,129 Views 1 Comment

Typhoon Haishen hit the southeastern coast of South Korea with sustained winds of up to 78 mph.

FactCheck: Does this photo show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions in South Korea?
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FactCheck: Does this photo show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions in South Korea?

Sep 1st 2020, 1:08 PM 723 Views 0 Comments

Posts on social media have represented anti-government protests in Seoul as anti-coronavirus restrictions.

South Korea orders all schools in Seoul to switch to online classes as outbreaks continue
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South Korea orders all schools in Seoul to switch to online classes as outbreaks continue

Aug 25th 2020, 7:14 AM 20,772 Views 14 Comments

The country’s education minister said there’s been an “alarming emergence of mass infections” since the start of the month.

South Korea tightens coronavirus restrictions amid spike in cases
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South Korea tightens coronavirus restrictions amid spike in cases

Aug 18th 2020, 12:32 PM 18,992 Views 57 Comments

The new restrictions will affect half of the population.

South Korea reports more than 100 new Covid-19 cases for first time in four months
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South Korea reports more than 100 new Covid-19 cases for first time in four months

Jul 25th 2020, 10:01 AM 17,564 Views 30 Comments

South Africa also announced a surge in infections and some US states tightened anti-disease controls.

Your evening longread: The South Korean loner lifestyle
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Your evening longread: The South Korean loner lifestyle

Jul 22nd 2020, 8:00 PM 12,842 Views 0 Comments

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Mayor of Seoul found dead a day after being accused of sexual harassment
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Mayor of Seoul found dead a day after being accused of sexual harassment

Jul 10th 2020, 7:22 AM 20,807 Views 12 Comments

Authorities have said Park Won-soon took his own life.

RB Leipzig sign South Korean striker for reported €9 million following loss of Werner to Chelsea
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RB Leipzig sign South Korean striker for reported €9 million following loss of Werner to Chelsea

Jul 8th 2020, 3:15 PM 4,920 Views 0 Comments

Hwang Hee-chan comes into the side from sister club Red Bull Salzburg.

South Korea considers new lockdown measures as virus cases climb
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South Korea considers new lockdown measures as virus cases climb

Jun 29th 2020, 7:02 AM 19,624 Views 40 Comments

Almost half of the new cases were reported from capital Seoul and nearby metropolitan areas.

Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide
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Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide

Jun 25th 2020, 8:28 AM 38,112 Views 11 Comments

Indonesia is expected to pass the 50,000 mark for confirmed infections today.

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns
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Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:31 AM 23,184 Views 15 Comments

India has been recording about 15,000 new infections each day, and some states are considering fresh lockdown measures.

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer
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South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer

Jun 23rd 2020, 8:40 AM 14,297 Views 13 Comments

A propaganda war is fuelling the escalating tensions between the two countries.

New coronavirus cases threaten recovery in China and South Korea
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New coronavirus cases threaten recovery in China and South Korea

Jun 21st 2020, 8:25 AM 23,204 Views 11 Comments

It has also emerged US President Donald Trump told health officials to reduce testing.

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