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5 Koreans injured in London terror attack

Five South Koreans were injured in what UK authorities called a terrorist attack near the British Parliament in London on Wednesday, Seoul’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday. The attack left five peopl...

Updated : 2017.03.23 15:10

[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’s...

Updated : 2017.03.21 18:25

China rejects talks on THAAD with Korea at G-20

China refused to have talks with South Korea at the Group of 20 finance ministers' meeting in Germany on the recent trade dispute over a US anti-missile system, the Seoul government said Sunday, deali...

Updated : 2017.03.19 12:04

Top diplomats betray US-China differences on how to rein in N. Korea

Talks between the top diplomats of the United States and China on Saturday underscored a marked difference in their approaches toward North Korea, despite their shared concerns and promise of cooperat...

Updated : 2017.03.19 09:50

US says 'strategic patience' on NK is over

With Washington taking a North Korea policy overhaul, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday declared that the existing “strategic patience” approach is over, saying all options including mil...

Updated : 2017.03.17 19:37

Yun, Tillerson discuss THAAD, ‘new approach’ to NK

The foreign ministers of South Korea and the US held talks Friday as Washington calls for a “new approach” to North Korea and Seoul is taking heat from China’s economic retaliation over a plan to h...

Updated : 2017.03.17 16:30

‘Volunteerism is opportunity to grow’

In recent years, there has been fierce debate over the value and efficacy of volunteerism as more young students, faced with increasing job scarcity, opt to take on a temporary, nearly-unpaid position...

Updated : 2017.03.16 18:14

Seoul should suspend THAAD until Beijing halts retaliation: scholar

South Korea should temporarily suspend the deployment of a controversial US missile defense system here until the US convinces China to forgo economic retaliation against South Korea, a South Korean s...

Updated : 2017.03.16 17:37

Seoul, Washington step up diplomacy on THAAD row, NK

Seoul and Washington are ramping up diplomacy with a series of high-level talks amid North Korea’s evolving threats and China’s economic retaliation over a plan to install a US missile shield here. ...

Updated : 2017.03.14 18:48

US reaffirms alliance, expresses hope for 'productive relationship' with next Korean president

The United States said Thursday it will continue to be a "steadfast ally" of South Korea and expressed hope for "a productive relationship" with the country's next president after former President Par...

Updated : 2017.03.10 13:17

S. Korea calls for world action against NK use of VX at chemicals arms meeting

South Korea has called for a joint international response to North Korea's suspected use of the banned VX nerve agent in the recent assassination of its leader's half brother during the latest session...

Updated : 2017.03.08 17:15

Video of alleged son of Kim Jong-nam emerges

A video has emerged in which a man claims to be the son of Kim Jong-nam, the recently assassinated half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, triggering speculation over his possible relocation ...

Updated : 2017.03.08 11:33

[Newsmaker] Sino-US rivalry puts Seoul on edge

The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system is a core element of the US’ multilayered missile defense program, designed to shoot down short-, medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles at a...

Updated : 2017.03.07 17:38

China’s retaliation against THAAD may clash with WTO, FTA rules: foreign minister

With China escalating economic retaliation on South Korea over a US-led missile defense system, Seoul’s foreign minister said on Sunday such Chinese moves may be in violation of the international tra...

Updated : 2017.03.05 16:32

China's THAAD retaliations may be in violation of WTO, FTA rules: foreign minister

A recent series of retaliatory economic actions taken by China against South Korea may be in violation of international trade law as well as their bilateral trade pact, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se s...

Updated : 2017.03.05 11:28