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South Korea and France aim to boost ties amid uncertainty under Trump

South Korea and France need to consolidate security and economic ties amid uncertainty over future relations between the US and China under the Donald Trump administration, said the two countries’ s...

Updated : 2017.03.30 16:02

Korea may confer order on ex-Rep. Honda for work on sex slaves

South Korea is considering conferring an order of merit on a former American congressman who fought for Korean victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, an official said Wednesday. Mike Honda, who ...

Updated : 2017.03.30 13:38

S. Korea, US mull curbing oil exports to N. Korea in case of nuke test

South Korea and the United States are considering curbing oil exports to North Korea as part of punitive measures against its possible additional nuclear test, diplomatic sources said Thursday. Mult...

Updated : 2017.03.30 11:01

Gallucci: US should give N. Korea early warning against nuclear proliferation

The United States should consider giving North Korea an early warning against transferring nuclear weapons material or technology beyond its borders, a former chief nuclear negotiator with Pyongyang ...

Updated : 2017.03.30 09:41

US congressman: 'China is sanctioning the wrong Korea'

US Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) said Wednesday China is "sanctioning the wrong Korea" as he denounced a series of punitive measures Beijing has taken in retaliation against South Korea for hosting the...

Updated : 2017.03.30 09:40

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...

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 a...

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 we...

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 tenur...

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 th...

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 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

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