Korea’s top naval officer calls for readiness at inter-Korean border
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Korea’s top naval officer calls for readiness at inter-Korean border

South Korea’s top naval officer on Tuesday called for watertight vigilance against any possible North Korean provocations following the assassination of its leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother Kim Jong-nam.…

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Moon, An at loggerheads over meaning of justice
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Moon, An at loggerheads over meaning of justice

Is fury over today’s injustice a requisite for a better tomorrow? Two front-runners vying for South Korea’s presidency are locking horns in a rare philosophical debate over the…

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South Korea considers raising issue of North Korean assassination of leader’s brother at UN
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South Korea considers raising issue of North Korean assassination of leader’s brother at UN

South Korea is reviewing a plan to raise the issue of North Korea’s recent assassination of leader Kim Jong-un’s half brother at an incoming session of the United…

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Seoul, London to cooperate on content industry, new markets
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Seoul, London to cooperate on content industry, new markets

U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley (left) and Acting Minister and the 1st Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Song Soo-keun pose…

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Opposition vows to revise independent counsel law on probe extension
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Opposition vows to revise independent counsel law on probe extension

The four opposition parties agreed Tuesday to submit a revision bill of the independent counsel law to the parliamentary plenary session Thursday, seeking to extend the investigation into…

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Woo becomes target of investigation
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Woo becomes target of investigation

With just one week to go until the Feb. 28 deadline of its investigation, the independent counsel is pursuing Woo Byung-woo, President Park Geun-hye’s former aide who is…

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S. Korea ups security for NK diplomat defector
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S. Korea ups security for NK diplomat defector

With the North Korean ruler’s estranged half brother killed in an apparent assassination, attention is now on the safety of Thae Yong-ho, one of the remaining high-profile critics…

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Korea discusses NK provocations with Russia, China, EU
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Korea discusses NK provocations with Russia, China, EU

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (second from left) and his Korean counterpart, Yun Byung-se (right), hold bilateral talks in Munich on Feb. 18 on the margins of the…

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Opposition parties seek to vote on extending special probe
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Opposition parties seek to vote on extending special probe

South Korea’s opposition parties on Tuesday agreed to vote on extending the special investigation later this week if Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn fails to make…

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China delaying customs clearance of textbooks to set back classes at S. Korean schools
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China delaying customs clearance of textbooks to set back classes at S. Korean schools

Chinese authorities have delayed the customs clearance of textbooks to be used at South Korean schools in China, pushing back the schools’ classes for the new academic semester,…

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