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Trump calls N. Korean situation 'disgraceful,' 'not smart'

US President Donald Trump has called the North Korean situation "disgraceful." Trump made the remark in an address at Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday evening, repeating an argument that he's inherit...

Updated : 2017.03.22 09:15

Danish court to hold first hearing next month on extradition of daughter of Park's confidante

A Danish court will hold its first hearing next month of an appeal against the prosecutors' decision to extradite the daughter of an arrested long-time friend of ousted South Korean President Park Ge...

Updated : 2017.03.22 09:13

[Reporter’s Column] Top diplomat’s trip

For Seoul, US State Secretary Rex Tillerson’s first visit last week was significant in many aspects. He sent a strong message to North Korea on its nuclear program, issued open criticism for China’...

Updated : 2017.03.21 18:25

FM Yun to attend Washington meeting on fighting ISIS

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se departed for Washington DC, on Tuesday to attend a meeting of a global partnership to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, his office said. US Secret...

Updated : 2017.03.21 17:04

US nuclear envoy meets major Korean presidential contenders

The US envoy on the North Korean nuclear conundrum met with some of the major presidential contenders in Seoul on Tuesday to discuss North Korea, the alliance and other pending diplomatic issues, pol...

Updated : 2017.03.21 10:15

State Department: Korea, Japan both 'vitally important' allies

Both South Korea and Japan are "vitally important" allies to the United States, the State Department said Monday, stressing that Secretary Rex Tillerson's use of different words to refer to the two a...

Updated : 2017.03.21 09:15

White House expresses concern about N. Korea's rocket engine test

The White House expressed concern Monday about North Korea's weekend test of a high-powered rocket engine amid concern the communist nation could use the engine to carry out a threatened test-firing ...

Updated : 2017.03.21 09:13

Military options against N. Korea carry too big a risk: ex-US defense chief

The United States has developed various military options against North Korea, but all of them carry too big a risk to put into action, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said. Talk of pre-emptive...

Updated : 2017.03.21 09:05

Danish environment minister endorses 'circular economy'

Denmark is a front-runner in the “circular economy,” a holistic industrial paradigm geared toward maximizing productivity and minimizing pollution. As an antidote to the “linear economy,” which ...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:49

EU shares pains, gains in combating gender violence

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights released the results of a survey on gender-based violence across its 28 member states in March 2014, after interviewing 42,000 women. “The results w...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:41

Ireland fetes robust commerce on St. Patrick’s Day

On the occasion of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, Irish Minister Paschal Donohoe promoted Ireland’s economic vigor and cultural pride during a two-day visit to Korea last week. Donohoe heads the D...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:37

French language to be championed at PyeongChang Olympics

French is one of two official languages of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Korea. Fleur Pellerin, high envoy for the games appointed by the International Organization of Francophonie (O...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:32

Kazakhstan gains from disarmament, diplomacy, democracy

As a country that renounced the world’s fourth-largest atomic arsenal, Kazakhstan condemns North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and urges its return to the six-party talks for denuclearization, accordin...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:32

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Vietnam discuss cooperation on NK threats

The foreign ministers of South Korea and Vietnam discussed how to jointly rein in North Korea's prohibited nuclear tests and missile launches during their talks in Vietnam on Monday. South Korean Fo...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:20

Diplomats scramble to bolster safety of Koreans in China

South Korean diplomats are taking steps to better protect compatriot residents in China from a wave of anti-Korean sentiment among Chinese over the deployment of a US missile defense system. The Sou...

Updated : 2017.03.20 16:06