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World Jul 09Missing Seoul mayor’s body found after massive search
Park Won-soon, the three-term mayor of South Korea's capital, a fierce critic of economic inequality who was seen as a potential presidential candidate in 2022, was found dead early Friday. He was 64.
World Jun 24North Korea says Kim has suspended planned military retaliation against South
Analysts say North Korea, after deliberately raising tensions for weeks, may be pulling away just enough to make room for South Korean concessions.
World Jun 16North Korea blows up inter-Korean office, raising tensions
North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea on Tuesday, in a carefully choreographed display of anger that sharply raises tensions on the Korean Peninsula and puts pressure on…
World Jun 13Kim Jong Un’s sister threatens S. Korea with military action
The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened military action against South Korea as she bashed Seoul on Saturday over declining bilateral relations and its inability to stop activists from floating anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border.
Health May 05Korean baseball season begins in empty stadiums
The new baseball season has begun in South Korea with the crack of the bat and the sound of the ball smacking into the catcher’s mitt echoing around empty stadiums.
World Apr 21South Korea downplays concerns over Kim Jong Un’s health
South Korean officials reported no unusual activity in North Korea on Tuesday following unconfirmed media reports that leader Kim Jong Un was in fragile health after surgery.
World Mar 21N Korea test fires missiles; Seoul slams it as inappropriate
North Korea on Saturday fired two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea’s military said, as it continues to expand military capabilities amid deadlocked nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration and a crippling global health crisis.
Health Mar 13Asia scrambles to prevent virus from coming back
China, South Korea and Japan announced expanded border controls this week that mimic many of the bans and restrictions placed on China in the early days of the outbreak.
World Mar 02North Korea fires presumed short-range missiles into the sea
The launches came two days after North Korea’s state media said leader Kim Jong Un supervised an artillery drill aimed at testing the combat readiness of units in front-line and eastern areas.
Health Feb 25In effort to stop virus’ spread, countries limit travel
Police manned checkpoints in quarantined towns, governments issued travel warnings and more flights were suspended Tuesday as officials desperately sought to stop the seemingly inevitable spread of a new virus.