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South Korea says discussing peace deal with N.Korea ahead of summit

South Korea says discussing peace deal with N.Korea ahead of summit

South Korea said on Wednesday it is considering how to change a decades-old armistice with North Korea into a peace agreement, as US officials confirmed an unprecedented top-level meeting with the North Korean leader.

Korean Air 'water rage' heiress suspended, faces criminal probe

Korean Air 'water rage' heiress suspended, faces criminal probe

A Korean Air heiress accused of assault has been suspended by her father's company as police Tuesday launched a criminal investigation into claims she threw water into a man's face in a business meeting.

South Korea's Park jailed for 24 years over corruption

South Korea's Park jailed for 24 years over corruption

The sentence followed a trial lasting more than 10 months which ended with Park Geun-hye being found guilty on multiple criminal charges, including bribery and abuse of power.

Two South Korea pilots feared dead in fighter crash

Two South Korea pilots feared dead in fighter crash

The F-15K Slam Eagle went down in the southern county of Chilgok, in North Gyeongsang province, on its way back to the Daegu Air Base after an hour-long mission.

Researchers to boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

Researchers to boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

Over 50 top artificial intelligence researchers on Wednesday announced a boycott of KAIST, South Korea's top university, after it opened what they called an AI weapons lab with one of South Korea's largest companies.

Emir meets Korean envoy

Emir meets Korean envoy

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met yesterday at the Emiri Diwan with the outgoing ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Qatar, Park Heung Kyeong.

Kim, wife watch K-pop stars perform in Pyongyang

Kim, wife watch K-pop stars perform in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, were among the hundreds in Pyongyang on Sunday watching South Korean K-pop singers perform in the North for the first time in more than a decade as tensions between the old rivals thaw.

South Korean pop stars set to perform in North Korea

South Korean pop stars set to perform in North Korea

Sunday's event -- which will be the first concert by South Korean artists in the North for more than a decade -- comes as a diplomatic thaw quickens on the peninsula after months of military tensions.

North, South Korea fix April date for first summit in years

North, South Korea fix April date for first summit in years

North and South Korea will hold their first summit in more than a decade on April 27, South Korean officials said on Thursday, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged his commitment ...

Korean fire noodle challenge set to begin at Aspire Park

Korean fire noodle challenge set to begin at Aspire Park

Vision general manager Jewan Park said the competition will give the public a chance to try “one hit Korean food item,” which is a way of enticing them to try other products as well.

Trump and Kim to hold historic meeting

Trump and Kim to hold historic meeting

South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong announced the first ever meeting between a US president and North Korean leader, which he said would take place by the end of May.

S. Korea's Moon: 'too early to be optimistic' on North

S. Korea's Moon: 'too early to be optimistic' on North

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sounded a note of caution Wednesday over the North's offer of denuclearisation talks, saying it was "too early to be optimistic", even as US leader Donald Trump welcomed the development.