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FM nominee’s silver hair draws fans

While many are keen to find out how President Moon Jae-in’s new “diplomatic approach” to North Korea will take shape, his foreign minister nominee is drawing attention for her hair color. Kang Kyun...

Updated : 2017.05.25 18:26

Uzbekistan asked Seoul to arrest alleged terrorists

It was belatedly disclosed that the Uzbek government requested the South Korean government to arrest about 10 Uzbeks suspected of being members of a terrorist group who had entered the country. Accord...

Updated : 2017.05.25 17:27

FM nominee calls for humanitarian aid to North Korea despite tension

Foreign Minister nominee Kang Kyung-wha on Thursday called for humanitarian assistance to North Korea irrespective of the political situation, while stressing the need for stronger sanctions in the ev...

Updated : 2017.05.25 16:02

Incheon, Mongolia to enhance ties for joint climate response

Incheon Mayor Yoo Jeong-bok met with Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj on Wednesday and discussed joint climate change responses as well as ways to enhance ties between the two nations, the ma...

Updated : 2017.05.25 14:45

Korea, Denmark in talks over repatriation of Choi's daughter

South Korea's Justice Ministry said Thursday it has officially received notification from Denmark that the daughter of former President Park Geun-hye's friend dropped the appeal against her extraditio...

Updated : 2017.05.25 11:43

Senior diplomat to visit US to prepare Moon-Trump summit

A South Korean senior diplomat will depart to the United States on Thursday to prepare a summit between Presidents Moon Jae-in and Donald Trump set for next month, the foreign ministry said.During his...

Updated : 2017.05.25 11:16

FM nominee says 'more powerful' sanctions needed against NK provocations

INCHEON -- President Moon Jae-in's nominee for the country's top diplomat said Thursday that humanitarian aid to the North should be provided regardless of political considerations.Kang Kyung-wha, rec...

Updated : 2017.05.25 09:00

President says special envoys help fill diplomatic hiatus

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday that his special envoys to the US, Japan and China help make up for what he called a monthslong diplomatic hiatus, also noting the country's diplomati...

Updated : 2017.05.24 10:19

Moon seeks trilateral cooperation with Russia to change N. Korea: envoy

MOSCOW -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in's special envoy has told the Russian Far East development minister and parliament leaders that South Korea intends to increase economic cooperation with Ru...

Updated : 2017.05.24 10:13

Korea to address flight course, safety distance in aviation talks with Japan

South Korea and Japan will hold their annual aviation talks this week, with Seoul asking for adjustments in flight course and safety distance between planes, the transportation ministry said Tuesday.T...

Updated : 2017.05.23 10:58

‘Kashmir, the root of conflict in South Asia’

By Pakistani Ambassador to Korea Zahid Nasrullah KhanOn 6 June 1998, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1172 and expressed deep concern over the risk of a nuclear arms race in Sout...

Updated : 2017.05.22 23:49

‘One Belt, One Road could unlock regional prosperity’

With China embarking on a gargantuan enterprise of infrastructure and international development through the “Belt and Road” initiative, Beijing, Pyongyang and Seoul could join hands to tap its immen...

Updated : 2017.05.22 23:35

‘Iran nuke deal offers road map on N. Korea’

With North Korea upgrading its nuclear and missile capabilities, the world should seek an interim agreement that would freeze the regime’s programs with a long-term aim of denuclearization, according...

Updated : 2017.05.22 23:29

Moon's top security advisor points to need for dialogue with N. Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's top security advisor on Monday voiced a need to resume talks with North Korea, though he said the dialogue must not get in the way of ongoing international sanctio...

Updated : 2017.05.22 17:17

Moon's special envoy departs for Russia

President Moon Jae-in's special envoy departed to Russia on Monday where he will seek to forge closer cooperation over North Korea and bilateral economic issues."I will do my efforts to deliver Presid...

Updated : 2017.05.22 16:32