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Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss trying to maintain talks with North Korea

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss trying to maintain talks with North Korea

US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a half-hour phone discussion on ways to maintain diplomacy with North Korea, Seoul said on Saturday ...

South Korean actor found dead in latest K-pop tragedy

South Korean actor found dead in latest K-pop tragedy

South Korean actor Cha In-ha was found dead in his home, police said on Wednesday, the country's third young celebrity to die in the past two months

Eleven North Korean defectors detained in Vietnam, fate uncertain

Eleven North Korean defectors detained in Vietnam, fate uncertain

Eleven North Koreans seeking to defect to South Korea have been detained in Vietnam since Nov. 23, and are requesting

Go grandmaster says computers 'cannot be defeated'

Go grandmaster says computers 'cannot be defeated'

The only human ever to beat Google's computer algorithm at the ancient Chinese strategy game Go decided to retire because he is convinced machines ‘cannot be defeated’, a report said Wednesday.

China fans desert K-pop star for 'liking' Hong Kong tweet

China fans desert K-pop star for 'liking' Hong Kong tweet

A South Korean pop star has become the latest celebrity to spark anger on the Chinese internet after he ‘liked’ a tweet about the divisive issue of pro-democracy unrest in Hong Kong.

South Korea, Japan seek summit after intel pact thaw

South Korea, Japan seek summit after intel pact thaw

Japan and South Korean foreign ministers agreed Saturday to arrange a summit between their leaders next month, seeking to build on a lowering of tensions after Seoul stuck to a key military pact.

S Korea and US to cancel joint military air drill

S Korea and US to cancel joint military air drill

South Korea and the United States are expected to cancel a combined air drill for the second straight year to avoid tensions with North Korea

S.Korean divers find crashed Airbus chopper, 7 people missing

S.Korean divers find crashed Airbus chopper, 7 people missing

Divers from South Korean rescue services on Friday located an Airbus chopper which fell into the sea with seven people on board off the disputed islets of Dokdo late on Thursday.

S Korean expats mark National Day

S Korean expats mark National Day

The embassy of Korea in Doha on Wednesday hosted a reception to mark their National Day with patriotic fervour and a music performance.

S.Korea says scrambled fighters after Russian warplanes violated air defence zone

S.Korea says scrambled fighters after Russian warplanes violated air defence zone

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after Russian warplanes entered South Korea's air space identification zone on Tuesday, the latest in a series of such violations, its military said.

FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he was ‘disappointed’ after attending a historic but bizarre World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea that had empty stands and no live broadcast.

Fans, celebrities mourn death of K-pop star Sulli

Fans, celebrities mourn death of K-pop star Sulli

Fans and fellow performers on Tuesday mourned the death of a K-pop star who had long been the target of online bullying, some calling for greater mental health support for those working in the country ...