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41 dead, over 80 injured in fire at hospital in South Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-In called an emergency meeting with advisers, and demanded an immediate probe into the cause of the blaze.

26 Jan 2018 12:54 PM

33 killed, over 70 injured in South Korean hospital fire

Around 200 people were in the Sejong Hospital building when the fire broke out, police said.

26 Jan 2018 9:27 AM

North, South Korea begin talks as Winter Olympics helps break ice after 2 yrs

Five senior officials from each side met at the three-storey Peace House on the South Korean side of the Panmunjom truce village from 10 am.

09 Jan 2018 11:03 AM

We must mass-produce nuclear warheads: Kim Jong-Un

Kim says he always had nuclear launch button on his desk, has presided over multiple missile tests in recent months.

01 Jan 2018 9:04 AM

S Korea seizes Panama-flagged ship suspected of carrying oil to N Korea

The seizure is the second to be revealed by South Korea within a few days, as the UN steps up efforts to squeeze oil supplies to the North.

31 Dec 2017 6:36 PM

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Won’t give up nukes till US continue their ’blackmail’: N Korea

The North Korea lashes out at the annual military drills between the US and South Korea, which the allies describe as defensive in nature.

30 Dec 2017 8:27 PM

S Korean Prez says sex slave deal with Japan flawed amid victims’ grievances

Thousands of women were sent to front-line military brothels to provide sex to Japanese soldiers during World War II.

28 Dec 2017 12:04 PM

South Korea: 20 killed, 29 injured as building catches fire

‘Fire likely began in parking lot, nothing so far to suggest the fire had been deliberately set,’ says Jecheon fire department official.

22 Dec 2017 10:19 AM

N Korea denies role in WannaCry ransomware attack, rubbishes US charges

Washington had ‘ulterior’ motives, a spokesman for Pyongyang's foreign ministry said.

21 Dec 2017 4:38 PM

Another North Korean soldier defects to South; fourth this year

It is the fourth time this year a North Korean soldier has defected across the world's most heavily armed border.

21 Dec 2017 10:34 AM

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Even as N Korea sees fastest economic growth in 5 years, S Korea better off

South Korea's total trade volume was put at USD 902 billion, almost 140 times the North's USD 6.5 billion.

18 Dec 2017 3:53 PM

South Korea angered over China betaing up journalist

The photographer was thrown to the floor and kicked, reportedly suffering fractured facial bones and ruptured vessels in an eye.

15 Dec 2017 3:12 PM

North Korea vows 'to win victory in showdown with US'

The nuclear-armed North has rattled the international community with a flurry of nuclear blasts and missile launches.

13 Dec 2017 11:48 AM

Kim Jong-un praises rocket scientists, promises more weapons

The North Korean leader was speaking at the close of a rare two-day munitions conference to celebrate the Hwasong-15.

13 Dec 2017 11:30 AM

US, S Korea, Japan start missile-tracking drill against N Korea

Both South Korea and Japan have security alliances with the US, although their own relationship is marred by disputes.

11 Dec 2017 10:39 AM

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South Korea imposes fresh sanctions on N Korea amid rising tensions

A total of 20 North Korean organisations, including banks and trading companies have been blacklisted.

10 Dec 2017 3:30 PM

US B-1B bomber joins military drill on Korean peninsula as N Korea tension escalates

The bomber flew from the Pacific US-administered territory of Guam and joined US F-22 and F-35 stealth fighters in the annual exercises.

06 Dec 2017 7:31 PM

Days after N Korea’s missile test, US, S Korea conduct largest joint air drill ever

Pyongyang over the weekend blasted the drill, accusing US President Donald's Trump's administration of ‘begging for nuclear war.’

04 Dec 2017 4:16 PM

In a defiant act, North Korea celebrates latest ballistic missile test

The US in response warned that Kim Jong-Un's regime would be ‘utterly destroyed’ in North Korea it provokes a military clash.

02 Dec 2017 2:17 PM

N Korea could deliver ‘fatal blow’ to 2018 Olympics, says worried S Korea

Tensions tend to rise during the drills, which are condemned by the North as rehearsals for invasion.

30 Nov 2017 6:15 PM

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