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International Youth Fellowship to tour Korea

International Youth Fellowship to tour Korea The International Youth Fellowship will be holding a series of events to share the experiences of its over 400 overseas volunteers, the group said Tuesda...

Updated : 2017.02.14 18:07

Playboy magazine brings back naked women

Naked women are back in Playboy magazine, ending a year-old ban on the nudity that made the magazine famous. This image released by Playboy shows Playmate Elizabeth Elam on the cover of the March-Ap...

Updated : 2017.02.14 13:58

Image of Turkish assassin wins World Press Photo award

Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici won the 2017 World Press Photo competition Monday, with jurors and colleagues lauding his courage and composure in capturing his image of a gun-wielding ...

Updated : 2017.02.14 13:53

UNESCO bid for Italy leg of Canterbury-Rome pilgrim’s path

ROME (AFP) - Italy is to seek world heritage status for its leg of the Francigena Way, a much-tramped pilgrim’s route which once linked Canterbury in southern England to Rome via France and Switzerla...

Updated : 2017.02.12 12:11

[Eye Plus] Blacksmith forging new year into shape

While the global political sphere enters an era of change and uncertainty, one family has found solace in their decadeslong tradition as blacksmiths. Kang Young-ki, 64, and his son Dan-ho, 37 have b...

Updated : 2017.02.10 17:31

[Foreigners Who Loved Korea] Symbol of Korean-Sino Amity and Cooperation, Chu Fucheng

President Park Geun-hye, who participated in the G-20 summit in Hangzhou, China, had a Korean-Sino summit with president of China, Xi Jinping in September. The meeting of the two leaders provided an ...

Updated : 2017.02.09 13:56

Iran displays ancient Persian artifacts returned from the US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran is displaying hundreds of ancient and Persian artifacts, some dating back as far as 3,500 years and all of them recently brought back home from museums and collections in Wes...

Updated : 2017.02.09 13:52

Korean webtoon readership growing, themes need diversifying: report

Korean webtoons -- online comic strips -- have in recent years become the basis of various successful drama series, including “Cheese in the Trap” (2016), “The Girl Who Sees Smells” (2015) and “...

Updated : 2017.02.05 15:38

Korea seeks UNESCO World Heritage designation for 7 mountain temples

Korea‘s Cultural Heritage Administration submitted an application Friday to list seven Buddhist mountain temples for a UNESCO World Heritage site, the state-run agency said Thursday. The seven temp...

Updated : 2017.02.02 18:06

S. Korean comic book awarded at French Angouleme comics festival

The South Korean comic book "Bad Friend" received an award at a global comics festival, Korea Manhwa Contents Agency (KOMACON) said Sunday. The book by a South Korean cartoonist, who goes by her pen...

Updated : 2017.01.29 12:01

Culture Ministry apologizes for blacklist

South Korea’s Culture Ministry on Monday publicly apologized for keeping a list of cultural figures to be excluded from receiving state support. However, the ministry did not offer any explanation a...

Updated : 2017.01.23 17:46

Korea eyes more SE Asian tourists

Korea will step up efforts to attract more tourists from Southeast Asia, the Americas and Europe, the state-run tourism agency said Monday. Unveiling the projects for 2017, the Korea Tourism Organiz...

Updated : 2017.01.23 17:40

‘The Accusation’ wins British translation award

A collection of anti-North Korean stories written inside the reclusive state has recently won a translation award from by a UK-based literary group. “The Accusation,” by North Korea-based author B...

Updated : 2017.01.18 16:33

Quaker group marks centennial with ‘Waging Peace’ exhibit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The American Friends Service Committee is celebrating 100 years of nonviolent activism with an exhibition, “Waging Peace,” that showcases the group’s accomplishments while also...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:33

‘Blacklist’ actors perform against government oppression

Artists on the government’s blacklist of anti-Park Geun-hye cultural figures were placed at a disadvantage in competing for state funding, as they were labelled by the Park administration as left-wi...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:23