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Korea's top diplomat to visit Italy, Malta for talks this week

South Korea's top diplomat Yun Byung-se will fly to Europe this week to hold talks with his counterparts in Italy and Malta as part of an ongoing effort to drum up international pressure against North Korea's nuclear program, the foreign ministry said Thursday.The trip will allow Yun to si...

Updated : 2016.07.28 11:10

Korean vice defense minister holds talks with U.S. counterpart

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work met with South Korean Vice Defense Minister Hwang In-moo and discussed ongoing cooperation over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, the Pentagon said Wednesday.The meeting took place at the Pentagon on Tuesday as Hwang has been on a visit t...

Updated : 2016.07.28 08:05

Korea, Japan to hold finance ministers' meeting in Seoul in Aug.

The top economic policymakers of South Korea and Japan will have a meeting next month to discuss various economic and financial issues over the two neighboring countries, the finance ministry here said Wednesday."The economic authorities of South Korea and Japan have decided to hold the se...

Updated : 2016.07.27 16:24

Top U.S., Chinese officials reaffirm goal of Korean Peninsula denuclearization: White House

U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice and Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi held talks in Beijing and agreed on the "shared goal of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula," the White House sai...

Updated : 2016.07.26 09:59

Japan's top diplomat expresses pleasure at improved ties with Korea

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida expressed pleasure at improved ties with South Korea since a landmark deal reached between Seoul and Tokyo late last year to resolve the sex slave issue.Kishida...

Updated : 2016.07.25 13:09

Colombia celebrates peace and prosperity at independence anniversary

In late June, moving on from five decades of fratricidal warfare, the Colombian government and armed guerilla group FARC agreed to a cease-fire as part of a peace process that had dragged on for nearl...

Updated : 2016.07.25 00:16

‘The longest night in Turkey: Aborted putsch against constitutional order’

By Turkish Ambassador to Korea Arslan Hakan Okcal What had unfolded on the night of July 15 in Turkey was a failed attempt by a small faction of our armed forces to subvert our democratically elected ...

Updated : 2016.07.25 00:05

Direct flight between Warsaw, Seoul to take off

Starting Oct. 18, LOT Polish Airlines will launch a direct flight between Warsaw and Seoul, making it the first ever nonstop connection between the two countries.Serving three trips weekly in each dir...

Updated : 2016.07.25 00:03

Thailand shores up digital economy drive

The Thai Board of Investment Seoul Office held a seminar in mid-July to promote the country’s rising digital economy and attract investors and specialists. The venue titled “Thailand: Moving forward...

Updated : 2016.07.25 00:01

Photographs capture spirit of Colombians

A photo exhibition at the Korea Foundation Gallery in Seoul is revealing forgotten images of the past captured through the eyes of Colombians. Titled “Colombian Caribbean by Leo Matiz and Colombia in...

Updated : 2016.07.18 00:42

Argentina welcomes investment at independence celebration

The Argentine Embassy last week marked the country’s 200th anniversary of independence and its resurgence as a reformed economy at a reception in Seoul. On July 9, 1816, the country adopted a resolut...

Updated : 2016.07.18 00:29

Colombia, Korea mark free trade agreement entering force

Colombia and Korea marked on Friday their bilateral free trade agreement coming into force, signaling an enhanced level of economic cooperation in the future. The accord, which had been pending congre...

Updated : 2016.07.18 00:27

South Africa inspires troubled world with Mandela’s words

Monday is Nelson Mandela International Day, which commemorates the late South African president’s sacrifices during the antiapartheid struggle and his contributions to universal human rights.The Unit...

Updated : 2016.07.18 00:14

Park arrives in Mongolia for summit diplomacy

President Park Geun-hye arrived in Mongolia on Thursday, setting in motion her summit diplomacy aimed at firming up international cooperation to deal with North Korea‘s nuclear ambitions and a rising...

Updated : 2016.07.14 21:49

V4 Cultural specialists gather in Korea

Young cultural professionals from the four member countries of the Visegrad Group, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, visited Seoul on Sunday as part of the 2016 Korea-V4 Young Professi...

Updated : 2016.07.12 16:57