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South Korea decriminalises adultery

Seoul - South Korea's Constitutional Court on Thursday struck down a controversial adultery law which for more than 60 years had criminalised extra-marital sex and jailed violators for up to two years.

Sinkhole swallows S. Korean couple

Seoul - Concerns about public safety standards in South Korea have been fuelled by shocking CCTV images of a young couple being swallowed up by a sinkhole that opened at their feet on the sidewalk in Seoul.

South Korea, US announce joint drills expected to anger North

Seoul - South Korea and the United States said on Tuesday they would launch their annual joint military exercises on March 2, setting the stage for a likely surge in tensions with North Korea.

ISIS vows to take down Rome

In the most recent propaganda video released by the militant group ISIS, the terroristic group vows to conquer Rome. Some say it is a blatant attack on Christians.

Ghost super moon on February 18th will not be visible

The first "Super" moon of 2015 will rise on Feb. 18th. As the moon rises it will be a rare "Super New Moon" which means the moon will not be visible.

Korean Air heiress appeals in 'nut rage' case

Seoul - The daughter of Korean Air's chairman appealed Friday against her conviction for violating aviation safety law during a "nut rage" incident that invited international ridicule.

Korean Air heiress jailed in 'nut rage' case

Seoul - The daughter of Korean Air's chairman was jailed for one year Thursday over a now notorious on-board "nut rage" incident that triggered an uproar over the behaviour of South Korea's elite business families.

Skydivers nearly hit by plane

A skydiver has captured video footage of himself and a tandem passenger as a plane nearly crashed into them during a free fall,

North Korea fires short-range missiles into sea

Seoul - North Korea test-fired five short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast Sunday, raising cross-border tensions ahead of Seoul's planned joint army drills with the US.

Couple gives birth to twins on way to hospital

On Thursday morning a married couple attempted to reach a hospital in Lincoln Nebraska. Their attempt was interrupted as their unborn twins had other plans and made their debut to the world on the side of Highway 77.

North Korea test-fires 'intelligent' anti-ship rocket: KCNA

Seoul - North Korea has test-fired a new "ultra-precision" intelligent rocket to be deployed across its navy, state media said Saturday, in the latest evidence that Pyongyang is stepping up its development of missile technology.

Korean Air heiress treated crew like 'feudal slaves': Chief purser

Seoul - A Korean Air chief purser forced off a plane by airline heiress Cho Hyun-Ah in a notorious "nut rage" incident testified at her trial Monday that she treated flight crew like "feudal slaves".

Simpress, a printing service company, will be acquired by Samsung

Samsung will be acquiring Simpress, Brazil's largest printing service company. The acquisition will be announced on Monday.

N. Korea may be restarting nuclear reactor for atom bomb research

U.S. security think tank 38 North has analyzed satellite imagery and surmises that North Korea may be restarting a research reactor to carry on atomic bomb research.

UN panel on N. Korea rights says report still stands

Seoul - The head of the UN commission that produced a damning report on North Korean rights abuses has dismissed Pyongyang's claim that doubts about the credibility of a prominent witness made the panel's findings "invalid.

'Nut rage' trial opens of Korean Air heiress

Seoul - The trial opened Monday of Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-Ah, charged with aviation safety violations following a now notorious "nut rage" incident that triggered a national uproar.

N.Korean 'Camp 14' gulag survivor admits parts of story untrue

Seoul - A North Korean gulag survivor whose torture and daring escape were detailed in a best-selling book has admitted that parts of his story are untrue, and said Sunday he may end his campaign against human rights abuses.

Divers recover AirAsia cockpit voice recorder

Kumai - Indonesian divers on Tuesday retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea as the airline's boss vowed to overcome the "toughest times" he has known.

Indonesia retrieves crashed AirAsia jet's flight data recorder

Kumai - Indonesian divers Monday retrieved the flight data recorder of the AirAsia plane that went down in the Java Sea with 162 people on board, a potential breakthrough in efforts to discover what caused the crash.

S.Korean president welcomes N.Korea's dialogue offer

Seoul - South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Tuesday welcomed North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's statement that he was open to the "highest-level" talks, urging the North to implement its commitment to dialogue.
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