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Korean foreign ministry gets several DDoS attacks from China

The website of South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has come under several cyberattacks originating from China but little damage has been reported so far, the ministry said Tuesday."Several on-an...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:56

‘Colombia brims with travel wonders’

Colombia is a world unto itself, says Ambassador Tito Saul Pinilla. From tropical rainforests to timeworn colonial buildings, the country boasts sundry treasures almost surreal to the senses, the top ...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:47

Greece looks to bright future with Korea

Nearly 200 years after the 1821-32 Greek War of Independence, Greece has claimed its current territorial sovereignty, joined multilateral institutions and become a key player in southeastern Europe an...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:21

Iranian Embassy fetes Nowruz, new investments

A table full of adornments -- including the Quran, lit candles, an oval mirror, green wheat sprouts and glittering coins -- brightened the ambiance at the Iranian Embassy last week. The ornaments were...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:19

Pakistani envoy leaves Korea with optimism

When Pakistani Ambassador Zahid Nasrullah Khan came to Korea in November 2013, he had little idea about the country he would be operating in for the next 3 1/2 years. Now nearing the end of his tenure...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:17

Korea's deputy prime minister to visit Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan this week

A South Korean deputy prime minister will leave for Kazakhstan this week as part of his two-nation trip to Central Asia to celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between South Korea and the...

Updated : 2017.03.26 14:57

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 Secretary...

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, poli...

Updated : 2017.03.21 10:15

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 pro...

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 wer...

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 Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, an offshoot branched from the finance departme...

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 (OIF), believes the occasion will be the venue to celebrate diverse cultures and languages, in...

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, according...

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 Forei...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:20

Top US nuke envoy to visit Seoul amid growing threats from NK

The top US nuclear envoy will visit Seoul this week to discuss cooperation with his South Korean counterparts against North Korea amid the growing nuclear and missile threats from the reclusive state,...

Updated : 2017.03.20 11:21