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[Breaking] 1 Korean dead, 3 injured in Manila shooting: embassy

One South Korean died and three others were injured in a shooting attack at a resort hotel complex in Manila, Seoul's embassy in the Southeast Asian country said Friday. Foreign media reported that ...

Updated : 2017.06.02 13:32

China calls fatal bus fire inside tunnel act of arson

BEIJING -- The Chinese government on Friday called a bus fire last month that killed 10 South Korean children in China an act of arson, the South Korean Embassy in Beijing said. The Chinese foreign ...

Updated : 2017.06.02 12:34

Korea says US withdrawal from Paris accord 'regrettable'

South Korea's foreign ministry said Friday it is "regrettable" that the United States has withdrawn from a landmark global agreement aimed at curbing climate change. On Thursday (local time), US Pre...

Updated : 2017.06.02 11:30

Korean defense minister in Singapore for security forum

South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo arrived in Singapore on Friday to attend a regional forum on North Korea's threats and other security challenges. The 16th Asia Security Summit also involve...

Updated : 2017.06.02 10:23

US imposes sanctions on NK's top office State Affairs Commission

WASHINGTON/SEOUL -- The United States imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Thursday, blacklisting the regime's highest office, the State Affairs Commission, money-making firms and other entities...

Updated : 2017.06.02 07:46

S. Korea not to rush inter-Korean dialogue: vice unification minister

South Korea's new vice unification minister on Thursday raised the need to push for inter-Korean dialogue in a prudent manner by taking into account North Korea's changes in its attitude. Vice Unifi...

Updated : 2017.06.01 17:38

Korea's Ulju, Portugal's Sintra to ink pact on friendship, cooperation

ULSAN -- The municipality of Ulju, southeastern South Korea, is set to form a pact with the Portuguese city of Sintra next week to seek friendship and cooperation in tourism, local officials said Thu...

Updated : 2017.06.01 15:08

Climate crisis behind political riots and refugees: Al Gore

JEJU ISLAND -- Climate crisis-induced food shortages were behind the Arab revolutions in 2010 known as the Arab Spring, former United States Vice President Al Gore said Thursday, making the case for ...

Updated : 2017.06.01 13:55

Korea condemns truck bomb in Afghanistan

South Korea strongly condemned the latest deadly bombing in Kabul on Thursday, vowing to work with the international community to rebuild Afghanistan and root out terrorism in the region. On Wednesd...

Updated : 2017.06.01 11:57

Korea needs to persuade China over THAAD row: expert

South Korea should convince China to accept the ongoing deployment of an advanced US missile defense shield on its soil instead of trying to reverse the move, which could send the wrong signals to bo...

Updated : 2017.05.31 16:14

Escaped Korean murder suspect in Philippines recaptured

HANOI -- Philippines authorities said Wednesday they have recaptured a South Korean murder suspect who escaped from a detention center three months ago. The fugitive, surnamed Park, was arrested in ...

Updated : 2017.05.31 12:25

Jeju Forum kicks off three-day run with theme 'sharing vision for Asia's future'

JEJU ISLAND -- Jeju Forum, an annual regional dialogue for promoting peace and prosperity in Asia, kicked off its three-day run on the South Korean resort island of Jeju on Wednesday, bringing togeth...

Updated : 2017.05.31 09:54

Moon requests Netherlands' continued cooperation on N.K. nuclear issue

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday voiced hope for continued cooperation with the Netherlands in resolving the North Korean nuclear issue, his office said. In a phone conversation with Du...

Updated : 2017.05.30 21:17

Moon, Abe agree on need for more sanctions on N. Korea

The leaders of South Korea and Japan agreed Tuesday on the need for more sanctions and pressure on North Korea, saying now is not the time for dialogue with the recalcitrant state, according to the S...

Updated : 2017.05.30 20:19

Moon to add dialogue to sanctions in dealing with N. Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that his new government will use all available means to bring North Korea back to the dialogue table, noting the objective of ongoing international san...

Updated : 2017.05.30 17:44