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S. Korea indicts U.S. envoy attacker for attempted murder

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors formally charged the man who injured U.S. ambassador Mark Lippert in a knife attack with attempted murder on Wednesday, despite his denials of any intention to kill.

North Korea threatens strike against UN rights office in Seoul

Seoul - North Korea has threatened "merciless punishment" against South Korea if it goes ahead with plans to open a UN field office in Seoul for monitoring the North's human rights record.

China, Japan, South Korea vow to hold leadership summit

Seoul - The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan pledged to set up a trilateral leadership summit at "the earliest" opportunity as they met in Seoul on Saturday for the first time in nearly three years.

China, Japan, South Korea hold first FM talks for three years

Seoul - The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan met for the first time in nearly three years in Seoul on Saturday, in an effort to calm regional tensions rooted in territorial and historical disputes.

US envoy released from Seoul hospital after knife attack

Seoul - The US ambassador to South Korea left hospital Tuesday following treatment for a knife attack, saying the incident was "scary" but would not change his "open and friendly" approach to the job.

S. Korea rejects U.S. envoy attacker's denial he intended to kill

Seoul - South Korean police vowed Monday to press on with attempted murder charges against the man who injured U.S. ambassador Mark Lippert in a knife attack, despite the assailant's denial that he intended to kill.

North Korea rejects links to U.S. envoy attacker

Seoul - North Korea hit out Sunday at accusations that it may be behind a shocking knife attack on the U.S. envoy to the South, branding the claims a "vicious" smear campaign by Seoul.

S. Korea U.S. envoy attacker charged with attempted murder

Seoul - South Korean police on Friday charged the man behind a shocking knife attack on the US ambassador with attempted murder, while investigating his possible links with North Korea.

S. Korea police probe US envoy attacker's links with North

Seoul - South Korean police said Friday they were investigating possible links the man behind a shocking knife attack on the US ambassador may have had with North Korea, as Seoul voiced disgust at Pyongyang's reaction to the incident.

U.S. envoy assailant at war with 'foreign powers'

Seoul - The man who staged a shock attack on the US ambassador to South Korea is a convicted, maverick political activist whose blog writings display a profound anger towards "foreign powers" like the US and Japan.

U.S. ambassador attacked in Seoul

Seoul - The U.S. ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was slashed on his face and arm by a blade-wielding assailant shouting anti-war slogans in an attack in Seoul Thursday, police and television reports said.

3,800 Unification Church couples wed in mass ceremony

Gapyeong - Thousands of couples took part in a mass wedding on Tuesday at the South Korean headquarters of the Unification Church -- the third such event since the death of their "messiah" and church founder Sun Myung Moon.

N. Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills

Seoul - North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" retaliation Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational.

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.
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