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[Graphic News] Underground economy accounted for 8% of GDP in 2015: think tank

The Korea Institute of Public Finance said in its latest report that the shadow economy here was estimated at 124.7 trillion won ($108.8 billion) as of 2015, making up 8 percent of the country’s gro...

Updated : 2017.02.20 18:09

[Graphic News] China's oil consumption is top ranked

Three countries -- China, India and Japan -- account for more than 63 percent of Asia’s total oil consumption, according to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy report. Even though China’s co...

Updated : 2017.02.19 18:12

[Graphic News] South Koreans world's top fish eaters

South Koreans were found to be the top seafood consumers among 24 countries with high demand for the products, a report showed Monday. Statistics contained in “The State of World Fisheries and Aqua...

Updated : 2017.02.16 17:58

NATO is 'fundamental bedrock' for US: Mattis

New Pentagon chief James Mattis said Wednesday that NATO was a "fundamental bedrock" for the United States as he tried to reassure allies concerned about President Donald Trump's commitment. "The al...

Updated : 2017.02.15 21:55

Russia denies intelligence contacts with Trump campaign team

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday denied reports of intercepted phone calls between Russian intelligence officials and members of Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The New York Times ...

Updated : 2017.02.15 21:49

[Graphic News] North Korea's ruling family tree

Updated : 2017.02.15 17:56

Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts

WASHINGTON (AFP) -- Donald Trump‘s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government Monday, a stunning first departure from the new pres...

Updated : 2017.02.15 15:55

[Graphic News] South Koreans’ rising fat intake

The amount of fat consumed daily by South Koreans has continued rising since 1998, when the state first conducted the survey, data showed Sunday. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control a...

Updated : 2017.02.14 18:29

[Newsmaker] Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as president

Billed as Germany's “anti-Trump,” former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Sunday as the new head of state, vowing to stand up to simplistic populist rhetoric. The 61-year-ol...

Updated : 2017.02.13 17:25

[Graphic News] World’s largest nuclear plants differ across spectrums

There are currently 449 nuclear reactors operating in 31 countries, with total installed generating capacity of more than 390,000 megawatts, based on data from the International Atomic Energy Agency....

Updated : 2017.02.12 18:45

4 arrested, including teen, explosives seized in French raid

PARIS (AP) -- French anti-terrorism forces arrested four people in southern France on Friday, including a 16-year-old girl, and uncovered a makeshift laboratory with the explosive TATP and other base...

Updated : 2017.02.10 19:46

Explosion at French nuclear plant, 'no radiation risk'

CAEN, France (AFP) -- An explosion at a nuclear power plant on France's northwest coast on Thursday caused minor injuries, but the authorities said there was no risk of radiation. The blast took pla...

Updated : 2017.02.09 22:14

Trump slams the courts, and his court nominee hits back

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's extended criticism of the judiciary prompted a rebuke from his nominee for the Supreme Court, who told a senator the president's comments were "demoralizin...

Updated : 2017.02.09 22:14

Turkey detains 4 IS suspects, seizes 24 suicide attack belts

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Police detained four Islamic State suspects who were allegedly planning to carry out a sensational attack in Turkey and seized 24 suicide attack belts, officials said Thursday....

Updated : 2017.02.09 22:12

Japan's Abe heads for Trump summit with jobs package

TOKYO (AFP) -- Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe headed to Washington on Thursday with a massive investment package for Donald Trump, possibly designed to inoculate his country against presidential c...

Updated : 2017.02.09 20:59