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S. Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

Seoul - There will be no war on the Korean peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Thursday, saying Seoul effectively had a veto over US military action in response to the North's nuclear and missile programmes.

S. Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

Seoul - There will be no war on the Korean peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Thursday, saying Seoul effectively had a veto over US military action in response to the North's nuclear and missile programmes.

North Korea says now not time to discuss US detainees

Seoul - North Korea appeared to link the fate of its US prisoners to ongoing tensions on Tuesday, saying now is not the right time to discuss their release.

China, Russia push talks as N. Korea steps back from missile launches

Seoul - China and Russia pushed Tuesday for talks to defuse the "confrontational spiral" between the US and North Korea after Kim Jong-Un stepped back from a planned missile strike near Guam.

North Korea leader briefed on Guam missile plan: KCNA

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been briefed on a plan to fire missiles near Guam but hinted that he would hold off on the launch, Pyongyang's state media said Tuesday.

S.Korea's Moon urges calm on N.Korea, says war unthinkable

Seoul - South Korean President Moon Jae-In called Monday for calm in the standoff with North Korea, saying there should never be another war on the peninsula.

Kim and Trump: A tale of two leaders

Seoul - In many ways the two leaders on either side of North Korea-United States missile stand-off could not be more different. In others they are startlingly similar.

S. Korea stem cell scandal official resigns

Seoul - A top South Korean technology official accused of covering up a notorious stem cell research fraud resigned Friday, a blow to new President Moon Jae-In.

As tensions soar, South Korea mulls nuclear arms

Seoul - As nuclear-armed North Korea's missile stand-off with the US escalates, calls are mounting in the South for Seoul to build nuclear weapons of its own to defend itself -- which would complicate the situation even further.

As tensions soar, S. Korean media urge nuclear arms

Seoul - As nuclear-armed North Korea's missile stand-off with the US escalates, calls are mounting in the South for Seoul to build nuclear weapons of its own to defend itself -- which would complicate the situation even further.

UNEP chief urges China to do more on climate

Seoul - The world's biggest polluter China has a "big job" ahead of it in the global fight against climate change, the UN's environment chief said Wednesday.

S.Korean court orders Japan's Mitsubishi to pay over war labour

Seoul - A South Korean court ruled Tuesday that Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries should pay compensation to former wartime slave workers.

Top S. Korea prosecutor apologises for abuses of power

Seoul - South Korea's top prosecutor apologised Tuesday over human rights abuses under past "authoritarian governments", including the torture and execution of pro-democracy activists.

S. Korea prosecutors seek 12 years' jail for Samsung heir

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors on Monday demanded the heir to the Samsung empire be jailed for 12 years over his role in the corruption scandal that brought down the country's last president.

Autistic golfer dreams of Green Jacket

Anseong - Golf is among the most solitary of sports, its players engaged in a constant struggle with themselves as they compete against the implacable opponent of par.

North Korea dismisses South's talks offer: Yonhap

Seoul - North Korea dismissed offers of talks from the South during a rare exchange between the two rivals' foreign ministers, Seoul's Yonhap news agency reported Monday after the UN imposed a new round of sanctions on nuclear-armed Pyongyang.

N. Korea says door remains 'open' for US tourists

Seoul - North Korea's doors are still open to US tourists, Pyongyang said Friday, despite Washington banning its citizens from travelling there following the death of a US student who had been jailed in the country.

South Korea spy agency admits attempting to rig election

Seoul - South Korea's spy agency has admitted that it had engaged in a far-reaching attempt to manipulate voters as it sought to help conservatives win parliamentary and presidential elections.

Top S. Korean film director accused of assault

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors opened a criminal investigation into multi-award-winning filmmaker Kim Ki-Duk on Thursday over allegations that he hit an actress while shooting a movie, a spokesman said.

S. Korea general and wife 'treated soldiers like slaves'

Seoul - A South Korean general and his wife treated soldiers like "slaves", forcing them to retrieve golf balls and pick up toenail clippings, a rights group alleged, prompting officials to launch a probe Wednesday.
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