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Trump: U.S. could end up in 'massive war' while protecting

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said the U.S. could end up in a "massive war protecting somebody" if North Korean leader Kim Jong-un suddenly becomes "frisky."Once again displaying deeply negative views of U.S. security commitments to allies, Trump also said in a campaign spee...

Updated : 2016.07.29 09:55

Trump vows again to renegotiate trade, defense deals

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed again Wednesday to renegotiate trade and defense deals the U.S. has with other countries."I would renegotiate so much of everything. I'm going to ren...

Updated : 2016.07.28 08:06

PM expresses gratitude to U.N. troops' devotion during Korean War

Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Wednesday said South Korea wishes to express gratitude to the invaluable support provided by the United Nations during the Korean War (1950-53), adding Seoul will conti...

Updated : 2016.07.27 10:37

Trump vows to renegotiate FTA with Korea

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump denounced the free trade pact with South Korea as a "job killing" deal Thursday, pledging to totally renegotiate what he called "horrible" trade agree...

Updated : 2016.07.22 13:48

Korea, Japan reaffirm commitment to sex slaves deal

South Korea and Japan have reaffirmed their commitment to implementing a bilateral deal to resolve the issue of the Japanese military's wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women, Seoul's foreign ministry said Thursday.South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam and his Japanese counte...

Updated : 2016.07.14 15:31

Germany rejects N. Korea's new ambassador nominee to Berlin: report

Germany has rejected North Korea's top envoy nominee to Berlin, a U.S.-based media outlet report said Thursday.Radio Free Asia said the German government recently rejected the North Korean government's request for Berlin's approval for its new ambassador nominee who was set to replace incu...

Updated : 2016.07.14 13:19

Park to leave for Mongolia for ASEM summit, bilateral talks

President Park Geun-hye will leave for Mongolia on Thursday to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting summit and hold bilateral talks with her Mongolian counterpart, her office Cheong Wa Dae said.The five-day...

Updated : 2016.07.14 09:15

Amb. Sung Kim vows to support Philippines over South China Sea tensions

The nominee to be the U.S. ambassdor to the Philippines said Wednesday that he will work closely with Manila to help the Southeast Asian ally reduce tensions in the South China Sea and better monitor the waters off their shores.Amb. Sung Kim made the remark during his Senate confirmation h...

Updated : 2016.07.14 09:12

S. Korea, Switzerland agree to expand cooperation on health

The leaders of South Korea and Switzerland agreed Wednesday to expand bilateral cooperation in promising industry sectors including health care, medicine, and information and communications technologi...

Updated : 2016.07.13 21:40

Ultraconservative lobby backs Japan PM charter change drive

TOKYO (AP) -- An influential Japanese political lobby says it will do its utmost to capitalize on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's election victory to push for a constitutional revision for a more active military role. Tadae Takubo, chairman of Nippon Kaigi, said Wednesday that the war-renounci...

Updated : 2016.07.13 19:43

US sends Marines to South Sudan capital to protect citizens

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The U.S. military in Africa said Wednesday it has sent 40 additional soldiers to South Sudan's capital, Juba, to help secure American personnel and facilities in the war-torn city, while South Sudanese trying to flee the country by road reported attacks, killings and...

Updated : 2016.07.13 19:41

Korea calls for 'peaceful, creative' efforts to resolve South China Sea dispute

South Korea called Wednesday for "peaceful and creative diplomatic efforts" to resolve the South China Sea dispute following a landmark ruling that rejected China's claims to the key body of water.On Tuesday, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled that China has no historica...

Updated : 2016.07.13 13:22

Leaders of Korea, Switzerland to hold summit on bilateral cooperation

The leaders of South Korea and Switzerland will hold a summit in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss bilateral cooperation in trade, investment, science, security and other areas, the presidential office he...

Updated : 2016.07.13 10:16

U.S. says South China Sea ruling 'final, legally binding'

The United States said Tuesday that an international tribunal's ruling on the territorial disputes in the South China Sea is "final and legally binding on both China and the Philippines," as tensions between the two superpowers rose higher.The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague de...

Updated : 2016.07.13 09:33

Hague tribunal rejects China's expansive South China Sea claims

An international tribunal rejected China's extensive claims in the South China Sea in a landmark ruling Tuesday that also found the country had aggravated the seething regional dispute and violated the Philippines' maritime rights by building up artificial islands that destroyed coral reef...

Updated : 2016.07.13 09:25