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From TheJournal.ie Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos Jung Joon-young

Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos

“It is hard to fathom the extent of suffering the victims must have gone through,” the court’s ruling said.

From The42 Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss Too Good This post contains videos

Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss

Lucas Paqueta and Danilo were also on target amid a 3-0 victory over South Korea.

From The42 'I think it's a huge achievement just to return safely' - Spurs star after match against North Korea Korean Derby
From The42 Points shared in landmark World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea Crossing Borders

Points shared in landmark World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea

Gianni Infantino looked on but there were no fans in attendance as North Korea and South Korea drew 0-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie US rescuers save four men trapped inside capsized cargo ship Georgia

US rescuers save four men trapped inside capsized cargo ship

The cause of the capsizing remains under investigation.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US Missiles

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills Tense

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

From TheJournal.ie South Korean doomsday cult leader jailed after followers beaten and subject to brutal rituals Evil Spirits

South Korean doomsday cult leader jailed after followers beaten and subject to brutal rituals

Some 400 followers were brought to Fiji, and those who tried to leave were severely punished, a court heard.

From TheJournal.ie World championship athletes injured in fatal balcony collapse in South Korea Gwangju

World championship athletes injured in fatal balcony collapse in South Korea

The tragedy happened after a balcony at the Coyote Ugly club close to the athletes’ village collapsed.

From TheJournal.ie South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft Dokdo Islets

South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft

Seoul said a Russian A-50 warplane twice entered South Korean airspace, a claim Moscow has denied.

From TheJournal.ie 'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone North Korea

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone

The US president also said he would have no problem stepping over the border into North Korea if he meets the country’s leader.

From The42 Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea Road To Tokyo

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea

Three goals in a three-minute spell either side of half time saw Alexander Cox’s men through.

From The42 Comical own goal helps Nigeria overcome South Korea in World Cup Unfortunate This post contains videos

Comical own goal helps Nigeria overcome South Korea in World Cup

It was a day to forget for Kim Do-yeon.

From The42 South Korean scoops $1 million prize with first major championship win at US Open Winner Winner

South Korean scoops $1 million prize with first major championship win at US Open

Lee6 Jeong-Eun edged out Celine Boutier for a two-shot win.

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.

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