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European nations donate more than USD 5 mn to N Korea amidst worst drought in history

Pyongyang has been experiencing its worst drought in 37 years, raising fears crops due to be harvested next month will also suffer.

22 May 2019 1:24 PM

Vladimir Putin accepts Kim Jong Un's invitation to visit North Korea

Kim Jong Un invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit North Korea, and the offer was readily accepted.

26 Apr 2019 8:25 AM

Kim Jong Un in Russia for his first summit with Vladimir Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia by train, Russian media reported, for his first trip there.

24 Apr 2019 1:27 PM

North Korea want no further involvement from Mike Pompeo in nuclear talks

North Korea demanded the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from stalled nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington.

18 Apr 2019 1:24 PM

South Korea declare National Emergency amid mammoth forest fire

A giant forest fire swept across swathes of South Korea on Friday, as authorities declared a rare national disaster.

05 Apr 2019 2:02 PM

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South Korean professor forced students to write daughter's thesis: Report

A Seoul university professor forced students to write her daughter's thesis to gain entry to an elite dental school.

26 Mar 2019 11:12 AM

1,600 hotel guests in South Korea secretly filmed, live-streamed online: Report

Two men have been arrested, while two more are being investigated in connection with the illegal acts.

21 Mar 2019 10:40 AM

NK may give up talks with US on banning nuclear missiles, fears diplomat

NK Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui blamed top U.S. officials for the breakdown of last month's summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un.

15 Mar 2019 3:04 PM

Hyundai Motor says to lift auto operating margin to 7 per cent by 2022

Automaker plans to invest 45.3 trillion won (USD 40.48 billion) over the next five years in research and development.

27 Feb 2019 1:05 PM

Hyundai set for Elliott showdown as it rejects USD 6.3 billion payout call

Opposition from Elliott led Hyundai to drop an earlier attempt to overhaul its ownership structure and executive vice-chairman Euisun Chung.

26 Feb 2019 6:36 PM

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PM Modi receives Seoul Peace Prize

Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives prestigious Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 in South Korea.

22 Feb 2019 10:56 AM

Indian economy fundamentals sound, set to reach USD 5 trillion: PM Modi

No other large economy in the world has grown at 7 per cent year after year, says PM.

21 Feb 2019 11:59 AM

Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' over Trump letter: KCNA

North Korea's Kim Jong Un has expressed "great satisfaction" after receiving a letter from US President Donald Trump.

24 Jan 2019 12:14 PM

Kim Jong Un shoots dead Donald Trump in South Korea art satire

The work portrays a film set, with Kim and Trump as friends and quarrelling over money.

20 Dec 2018 2:55 PM

South Korean cult leader gets 15 year jail for raping followers

Lee stood with his eyes closed as the judgement was read, showing no emotion.

22 Nov 2018 2:17 PM

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Will 'seriously' return to nuclear state policy: North Korea warns US

North's foreign ministry said Pyongyang could revert to its former policy if the US did not change its stance over sanctions.

04 Nov 2018 2:44 PM

N Korea threatens to resume nuke development over sanctions

Foreign Ministry statement came amid sense of unease between US and Seoul over use of sanctions to get North to relinquish nuclear program.

03 Nov 2018 3:18 PM

Kim Jong-Un to visit Seoul soon, says South Korea President

In September, the leaders of the two Koreas agreed Kim would visit Seoul 'in the near future' without giving a specific date.

01 Nov 2018 3:06 PM

Kim Jong Un ready to invite inspectors to nuclear site, says Pompeo

Pompeo met with North Korean leader in Pyongyang on Sunday to rekindle stalled denuclearisation talks.

08 Oct 2018 3:46 PM

South Korean leader Moon Jae-in, North's Kim Jong Un hold summit talks

Kim and Moon embraced at Pyongyang's international airport -- where North Korean leader had supervised missile launches last year.

18 Sep 2018 7:40 PM

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