26 May 2017
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09/05/2017 11:59

Activist, lawyer, president: South Korea's Moon

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The projected winner of South Korea's presidential election is a former special forces soldier, pro-democracy activist and human rights lawyer.

08/05/2017 07:16

South Korea candidates in final push as North assails conservatives

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South Korea's presidential hopefuls made a final push for votes Monday, with the left-leaning candidate a clear favourite, as the North assailed the outgoing conservative government a day before the polls.

25/04/2017 23:21

US missile defence equipment reaches South Korea site

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US troops began delivering a missile defence system that has infuriated China to a deployment site in South Korea, amid heightened tensions over the North's...

21/04/2017 06:23

Next South Korea leader to rein in Trump over North: analysts

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When South Korea fills a presidential vacuum next month, analysts say the first order of business for its new leader will be to tame Donald Trump's aggressive approach towards the nuclear-armed North.

17/04/2017 05:46

Peace along the border despite North Korean threats

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One soldier enjoys a cigarette, another sits reading quietly on the riverbank: seen from the Chinese side of the border, North Korea's army does not appear to be on a war footing despite all the bellicose language.

16/04/2017 06:22

VP Pence jets into Seoul with Korea tensions high

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Vice President Mike Pence will arrive in Seoul Sunday, flying into a geopolitical maelstrom amid a possible North Korean nuclear test and harsh US warnings about a military response.

11/12/2016 03:11

South Korea crisis: What will the North do?

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These are euphoric but anxious days for South Korea, as the heady impeachment of a deeply unpopular president leaves the country without a recognised leader at a time of military tensions with nuclear-armed North Korea.

19/10/2016 10:15

South Korea «surprised» by 2020 Games relocation reports

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South Korean sports officials voiced surprise on Wednesday at reports that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was considering moving some 2020 Tokyo Olympic events to the country.

20/09/2016 11:26

North Korea hails «successful» test of new rocket engine

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North Korea has successfully tested a new, high-powered rocket engine, state media said Tuesday, a move Seoul said was designed to showcase its progress towards being able to target the US east coast.

12/09/2016 12:25

North Korea ready to conduct another nuclear test: Seoul

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North Korea is ready to conduct another nuclear test at any time, South Korea's defence ministry said Monday, just days after Pyongyang sparked worldwide condemnation with its fifth and most powerful test.

11/09/2016 08:58

South Korean president to meet opposition after nuke test

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South Korean President Park Geun-Hye will meet the leaders of political parties on Monday following North Korea's nuclear test, amid speculation she will urge them to ease opposition to a US missile defence system.

11/09/2016 05:08

US, Japan scramble for «strongest» sanctions against NKorea

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Washington and Tokyo are seeking «the strongest possible» measure to be taken against North Korea after its latest and most powerful nuclear test, a top US envoy said on Sunday.

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