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Daily Telegraph
South Korea lays out strategy to destroy the North's military in the event of warit would deploy in the early stages of an armed conflict to destroy the North’s
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 minutes ago
it would deploy in the early stages of an armed conflict to destroy the North’s artillery threat, according to news agency Yonhap. Army chiefs revealed they would first use a tactical surface-to-surface missile, called KTSSM but nicknamed... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Resumption of construction for 2 nuclear reactors to affect gov't plan(ATTN: UPDATES with more comments, details in paras 12-13, 21-22) By Kim Eun-j
Yonhap News Agency / Posted an hour ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with more comments, details in paras 12-13, 21-22) By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is set to resume work on two nuclear reactors on the southeastern coast after a three-month hiatus, as a state commission gave... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
(5th LD) State commission recommends resuming construction of nuclear reactors(ATTN: UPDATES with PM's remarks in paras 10-12) By Chang Jae-soon SEOUL, Oct
Yonhap News Agency / Posted an hour ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with PM's remarks in paras 10-12) By Chang Jae-soon SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea decided Friday to restart the construction of two nuclear power reactors, as an official survey showed a larger than expected number of people... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
baseball umpire indicted on gambling, fraud chargesSEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- A former baseball umpire embroiled in a bribery scan
Yonhap News Agency / Posted an hour ago
SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- A former baseball umpire embroiled in a bribery scandal was indicted on gambling and fraud charges on Friday. Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office said Choi Kyu-soon will face trial without detention, after allegedly... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Opposition parties demand Moon's apology after panel proposes resuming reactor constructionSEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- Opposition parties demanded Friday that President Mo
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- Opposition parties demanded Friday that President Moon Jae-in apologize for "social conflict and economic losses" incurred by his decision to suspend the construction of two nuclear reactors, after a public panel proposed... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Public reaction mixed over decision on two nuke reactorsSEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- Citizens expressed mixed reactions Friday toward a s
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- Citizens expressed mixed reactions Friday toward a state commission's recommendation to resume the construction of two nuclear reactors. An independent commission announced the proposal earlier in the day based on a survey... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea emerges 2nd in int'l skills OlympicsSEJONG, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea finished second in a global competition
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 hours ago
SEJONG, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea finished second in a global competition showcasing vocational training in Abu Dhabi following China, the labor ministry said Friday. South Korean competitors claimed eight gold, eight silver and eight bronze... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
(4th LD) State commission recommends resuming construction of nuclear reactorsRECASTS lead; UPDATES with reactions from Cheong Wa Dae in paras 8-9, last 3 pa
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 hours ago
RECASTS lead; UPDATES with reactions from Cheong Wa Dae in paras 8-9, last 3 paras) By Chang Jae-soon SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea decided Friday to restart the construction of two nuclear power reactors, as an official survey showed... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Proposed resumption of nuclear reactors to delay Moon's new energy policyRECASTS lead paras; UPDATES with additional details, more information and minor
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 hours ago
RECASTS lead paras; UPDATES with additional details, more information and minor changes in paras 8, 13-15) SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in was forced to push back the start of his new nuclear-free energy policy Friday after a... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Resumption of construction for 2 nuclear reactors to affect gov't plan(ATTN: UPDATES with more details throughout, comments from 10th para; ADDS phot
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 3 hours ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with more details throughout, comments from 10th para; ADDS photo) By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is set to resume work on two nuclear reactors on the southeastern coast after a three-month hiatus, as a state... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
President urges police to better protect people and their rightsSEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in called on police officers Frid
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 3 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in called on police officers Friday to focus only on protecting the lives and rights of the people, saying it was the people they must be most concerned about. "It is not Cheong Wa Dae or people with... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Proposed resumption of nuclear reactors to delay Moon's new energy policySEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in may have been forced to push b
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in may have been forced to push back the start of his new nuclear-free energy policy, as a public debate commission recommended Friday resuming the construction of two unfinished nuclear reactors the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
State commission recommends resuming construction of nuclear reactors(ATTN: UPDATES with details; RESTORES background; ADDS photo) By Chang Jae-soo
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 hours ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with details; RESTORES background; ADDS photo) By Chang Jae-soon SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- A state commission recommended resuming the construction of two reactors Friday after months of heated debates about whether it's the right... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Allies agree to pursue closer coordination over N.K. nukes(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; ADDS more info throughout) SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonh
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 hours ago
(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; ADDS more info throughout) SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States agreed Friday to strengthen their coordination on the North Korea nuclear issue and find ways to prod China and Russia into... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Cheong Wa Dae says it respects outcome of debate on nuclear reactors(ATTN: UPDATES with additional information in paras 4-8) SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonha
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 hours ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with additional information in paras 4-8) SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- The government will respect the outcome of a public debate on the fate of two new nuclear reactors that recommended the resumption of their construction, the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korean defense chief to attend ASEAN security forumSEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo will vi
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo will visit the Philippines next week to attend an international security meeting led by Southeast Asian countries, his ministry said Friday. The defense chiefs of the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
State commission recommends resuming construction of nuclear reactors(ATTN: UPDATES with announcement) SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- A state commissio
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 5 hours ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with announcement) SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- A state commission recommended resuming the construction of two reactors Friday after months of heated debates about whether it's the right time to begin weaning South Korea off nuclear... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
U.S. puts top priority on coordination with S. Korea over N.K. nukes: envoySEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- The top U.S. nuclear envoy said Friday that Washingt
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 5 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- The top U.S. nuclear envoy said Friday that Washington places top priority on keeping coordination with South Korea over how to respond to North Korea's nuclear issue. Joseph Yun made the remark at the start of the meeting... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Court denies arrest warrant for ex-NIS officialSEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court on Friday refused to issue an arrest w
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court on Friday refused to issue an arrest warrant for a former senior official of the National Intelligence Service (NIS) allegedly involved in the spy agency's interference in domestic politics and blacklisting... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
U.S. move against S. Korean washers to hurt American workers, industry: officialsWASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- The United States should not impose import rest
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- The United States should not impose import restrictions on South Korean washers in consideration of its own workers and economy, South Korean government and business officials said Thursday. The U.S. International... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
CIA chief: N. Korea 'months' from ability to nuke U.S.WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- North Korea could be "months" away from perfect
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- North Korea could be "months" away from perfecting the ability to strike the United States with a nuclear weapon, a top American intelligence official said Thursday. The warning by Mike Pompeo, director of the Central... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
State commission to unveil fate of two unfinished nuclear reactors(ATTN: CHANGES spelling of reactor's name; ADDS byline) By Chang Jae-soon SEO
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 hours ago
(ATTN: CHANGES spelling of reactor's name; ADDS byline) By Chang Jae-soon SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) -- A state commission was to unveil the results of a high-stakes survey on whether to abandon or continue the construction of two unfinished reactors... Read more
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express
Seoul orders huge military build-up to TAKE OUT North Koreaof World War 3. And Seoul hopes to form a new aviation command to control arou
express / Posted 10 hours ago
of World War 3. And Seoul hopes to form a new aviation command to control around 70 aircraft and helicopters by 2023. The Yonhap news agency reported the new mobile fleet would include a number of high-tech KDDX Aegis destroyers equipped with... Read more
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express
American attack helicopters MOBILISED in Seoul as North Korea tensions soar19. The United States has conducted a series of naval drills with its South Ko
express / Posted 11 hours ago
19. The United States has conducted a series of naval drills with its South Korean allies in recent months, and the Yonhap News Agency reports the choppers from the US 2nd Infantry Division will be a regular fixture in future exercises. And... Read more
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The Morning Call
Former Orioles outfielder Kim returns home frustrated but hopes to play in majors again in 2018future speaking to reporters on Thursday when he returned home to his native So
The Morning Call / Posted 12 hours ago
future speaking to reporters on Thursday when he returned home to his native South Korea for the offseason, according to a Yonhap News Agency report Upon arriving back in South Korea, Kim told reporters at Incheon International Airport that he was... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Former Orioles outfielder Kim returns home frustrated but hopes to play in majors again in 2018future speaking to reporters on Thursday when he returned home to his native So
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
future speaking to reporters on Thursday when he returned home to his native South Korea for the offseason, according to a Yonhap News Agency report Upon arriving back in South Korea, Kim told reporters at Incheon International Airport that he was... Read more
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FOX News
North Korea mocks Trump as 'rabid man,' threatens 'volley of nuclear fire'missile test. Several reports indicated she was pregnant with the leader’s thir
FOX News / Posted 16 hours ago
missile test. Several reports indicated she was pregnant with the leader’s third child, according to South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency. Kim Jong Un looks at children's shoes during his visit to Ryuwon Footwear Factory. Kim has been... Read more
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FOX News
North Korea mocks Trump as 'rabid man,' threatens 'volley of nuclear fire'missile test. Several reports indicated she was pregnant with the leader’s thir
FOX News / Posted 16 hours ago
missile test. Several reports indicated she was pregnant with the leader’s third child, according to South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency. Kim Jong Un looks at children's shoes during his visit to Ryuwon Footwear Factory. Kim has been... Read more
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Daily Mail
Older Samsung phones are 'better' than the new iPhone 8faith in the Note range, after exploding batteries in the Note 7 tarnished the
Daily Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
faith in the Note range, after exploding batteries in the Note 7 tarnished the brand's reputation. According to the Yonhap News, weak durability and heavy weight negatively affected the device's performance review. Another South Korean... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
(Yonhap Interview) U.S., N. Korea should hold high-level talks 'without preconditions': GallucciBy Kim Soo-yeon SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A former U.S. nuclear negotiator on
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 20 hours ago
By Kim Soo-yeon SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A former U.S. nuclear negotiator on Thursday urged the United States and North Korea to hold high-level talks "without preconditions." In an interview with Yonhap News Agency, Robert Gallucci also... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Army confident of destroying N. Korea with ballistic missiles at warSEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Army said Thursday it will be quick in
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 21 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Army said Thursday it will be quick in totally destroying North Korea's front-line artillery systems in the event of a war on the peninsula. In a report to the National Assembly, the Army presented a... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Moon calls for increased cooperation with OECD for growth, job creation(ATTN: UPDATES with additional remarks from Moon in last 4 paras) SEOUL, Oct.
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 21 hours ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with additional remarks from Moon in last 4 paras) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in called for increased cooperation between his country and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Court backs merger of two Samsung units(ATTN: REWRITES lead; ADDS more info, background throughout) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Y
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 22 hours ago
(ATTN: REWRITES lead; ADDS more info, background throughout) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court on Thursday dismissed a local company's lawsuit against Samsung Group's merger of two units in 2005 allegedly aimed at cementing heir Lee... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Police reform committee calls for establishment of 'workplace council' for lower-level officersSEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A police reform committee on Thursday recommended th
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 23 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A police reform committee on Thursday recommended the establishment of a labor union-like "workplace council" in police stations to help facilitate communication between station chiefs and lower-level officers and ensure... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Two Koreas' diplomats to attend Russian forum this week(ATTN: UPDATES with more comments, details in paras; ADDS photos) SEOUL, Oct.
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 23 hours ago
(ATTN: UPDATES with more comments, details in paras; ADDS photos) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's foreign ministry said Thursday it will dispatch a director general-level official to an international forum on nonproliferation in Moscow this... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Opposition chief says tactical nukes will put S. Korea on 'equal footing' with N.K.SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- The chief of the main opposition party said Thursday
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 23 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- The chief of the main opposition party said Thursday that South Korea should seek the redeployment of U.S. tactical nuclear arms to put it on "equal footing" with North Korea in future denuclearization negotiations. Hong... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Moon calls for increased cooperation with OECD for growth, job creationSEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in called for increa
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 23 hours ago
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in called for increased cooperation between his country and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Thursday. The remarks came at a meeting with OECD... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korean Navy seeks aviation command, new task fleet(ATTN: UPDATES with naval commanders' remarks, other details in paras 7-12; ADD
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
(ATTN: UPDATES with naval commanders' remarks, other details in paras 7-12; ADDS photo) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Navy said Thursday it plans to create an aviation command and a new task fleet in tandem with the military's push for... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Allies to mobilize Apache to block N. Korean special forcesSEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the U.S. will increase the role of A
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the U.S. will increase the role of Apache heavy attack helicopters in efforts to foil a maritime invasion by North Korea's special forces, lawmakers here said Thursday. The U.S. Forces Korea's (USFK) AH-64D... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Bareun Party's rift raises talk of political realignment(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 9, 16-17) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A widening
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 9, 16-17) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A widening fissure within the minor conservative Bareun Party is raising the prospects of a major political realignment, with right-wingers struggling to bring the party into their... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
OECD mayors conference kicks off in SeoulSEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- An international economic and climate conference for
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- An international economic and climate conference for mayors from member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) kicked off in Seoul on Thursday for a two-day run. The OECD Champion Mayors... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Seoul court to appoint public lawyer for ex-leader(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 3-6 and photo) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A Seo
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 3-6 and photo) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court said Thursday it will appoint a public defender for former President Park Geun-hye, who has renounced her right to counsel in protest of ongoing court proceedings... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Nuke envoys of S. Korea, Japan discuss cooperation on N.K. issue(ATTN: ADDS outcome of talks in 6-7th para) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- The top
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
(ATTN: ADDS outcome of talks in 6-7th para) SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- The top nuclear envoys of South Korea and Japan held a bilateral meeting Thursday to discuss their coordinated approach toward North Korea's nuclear and missile threats. Lee... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korean Navy seeks aviation command, new task fleetSEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Navy said Thursday it plans to create
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Navy said Thursday it plans to create an aviation command and a new task fleet in tandem with the miltiary's push for "aggressive operations" in response to North Korean provocations. The Navy aims to put the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Seoul court to appoint public lawyer for ex-leaderSEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court said Thursday it will appoint a public
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court said Thursday it will appoint a public defender for former President Park Geun-hye, who has renounced her right to counsel in protest of ongoing court proceedings that she called political revenge against... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Former leader Park won't appear in bribery trialSEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- Former President Park Geun-hye, who is standing tria
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- Former President Park Geun-hye, who is standing trial for bribery and abuse of power, will not attend her court hearing Thursday, court officials said. She cited health issues as the reason for her absence in a statement... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Former presidential official arrested for alleged political interferenceSEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A former Cheong Wa Dae official under the Park Geun-
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Yonhap) -- A former Cheong Wa Dae official under the Park Geun-hye government was arrested Thursday on suspicion of illegally instigating pro-government demonstrations and campaigning against liberal opposition lawmakers in... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
U.S. expert accuses China of 'weaponizing' N. KoreaWASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) -- China has helped build North Korea's ballistic
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) -- China has helped build North Korea's ballistic missile program by providing important military equipment and technology, a U.S. expert claimed Wednesday. In an interview on Fox Business, Gordon Chang, an East Asia... Read more
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express
WORLD WAR 3 READY: Pictures show US warships edging close to North Korea to taunt Kimto provoke a nuclear war by all means so as to totally destroy the DPRK and ext
express / Posted yesterday
to provoke a nuclear war by all means so as to totally destroy the DPRK and exterminate the population of the north.” Yonhap News revealed: “A unit of US special forces tasked with carrying out 'decapitation' operations is aboard a... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Ousted South Korean president suffering in jail, lawyers sayMoon Moo-il, on Tuesday denied Park’s allegation that she is the victim of poli
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
Moon Moo-il, on Tuesday denied Park’s allegation that she is the victim of political revenge, according to South Korea’s Yonhap news. Park’s South Korean team is distinct from MH Group, a global consultancy that deals with high-profile... Read more
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