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News: South Korea

We have started to collect the most important news related to South Korea in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to South Korea – overview

South Korea: news

N Korea role in sinking 'obvious'

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 15:31
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's foreign minister says it is "obvious" that North Korea sank a South Korean naval ship in March.
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N Korea calls parliament session

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 13:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea is to hold a rare second parliamentary session next month, amid rising tensions with Seoul.
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Warning shots in Korea skirmish

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 5:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's navy fires warning shots at North Korean patrol boats, the most serious skirmish since a Southern ship was sunk.
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Suarez puts Uruguay into quarters

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:03
related countries: Ghana Ghana, United States United States

Two goals from striker Luis Suarez book Uruguay's passage to the World Cup quarter-finals after they beat South Korea 2-1.
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South Korea hold Nigeria to progress

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:26
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Nigeria Nigeria


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Argentina march past poor Greece

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:25

Argentina beat an unambitious Greece side to top Group B, with South Korea also progressing to the knockout stages.
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Higuain inspires Argentina victory

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:14
related countries: France France, Greece Greece, Mexico Mexico, Nigeria Nigeria

Gonzalo Higuain scores a World Cup hat-trick - the first since 2002 - as Argentina beat South Korea 4-1 in an entertaining match in Johannesburg.
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Nigeria mastered by Argentina

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 13:50
related countries: Greece Greece, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Nigeria waste opportunities in front of goal as dominant Argentina get their World Cup campaign off to a winning start in Johannesburg.
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'Explosive found' in S Korea ship

Monday, May 10th 2010, 11:22

South Korea's defence minister says traces of an explosive used in torpedoes have been found in the wreckage of a warship.
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S Korea 'resolute' over sunk ship

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 4:12

South Korea's president says resolute action and an international probe is needed after the sinking of a naval ship.
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North Korea's Kim 'visits China'

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 10:45
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is making a rare visit to China, reports and images from China and South Korea suggest.
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S Korea 'to retaliate' over ship

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 11:14

South Korea vows "punitive action" against those behind an explosion that sank a warship, killing 46 sailors.
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Seoul searching

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 2:52
related countries: North Korea North Korea

What to do if North Korea did torpedo the Cheonan?
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Exports boost South Korea economy

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 9:11

South Korea's economy grew by a faster-than-expected 1.8% in the first quarter of the year, figures show.
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Seoul mourns ship sinking victims

Monday, April 26th 2010, 9:57

South Korea's leader joins mourners to pay last respects to 46 sailors killed when a warship mysteriously sank last month.
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South Korea lifts sunken ship bow

Saturday, April 24th 2010, 9:33

South Korea raises the front half of a warship which sank in a mysterious blast near the disputed border with the North.
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N Korea 'plotted defector death'

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 7:44
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Seoul says it has uncovered a North Korean plot to kill the most senior official ever to defect to the South.
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South Korea in vow over warship

Monday, April 19th 2010, 6:36

South Korea's president vows a "resolute" response to the sinking of a warship last month near disputed sea border.
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Video gamers accused of match fix

Friday, April 16th 2010, 7:32

Professional players of sci-fi themed game StarCraft have been accused of rigging matches in South Korea.
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S Korea detains 'refugee hunter'

Monday, April 12th 2010, 9:43
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

A South Korean man who allegedly hunted North Korean refugees in China is arrested in Seoul, reports say.
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Korea ship chases Somali pirates

Monday, April 5th 2010, 15:35
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, North Korea North Korea, Somalia Somalia
related places: Seoul

A huge South Korean oil tanker has been hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
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S Korea ends search for sailors

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 20:28

South Korea calls off a rescue operation for more than 40 sailors missing since a warship sank mysteriously last week.
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South Korea ship torpedo 'likely'

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 14:49

South Korea's defence minister renews speculation a torpedo could have caused the blast that sank a warship off its coast.
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Seoul urges restraint over ship

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 7:30

South Korea's president says there must be "no suspicion" as officials investigate what sank a navy warship.
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Diver dies at S Korea rescue site

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 11:11
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A South Korean military diver searching for survivors from a warship that sank after a mysterious explosion dies.
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S Korea ship 'may have hit mine'

Monday, March 29th 2010, 20:33
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's defence minister says a mine from the North may have caused a blast which sank a warship.
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Hopes fading for S Korea sailors

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 11:58

South Korea's navy searches for 46 sailors missing after Friday's explosion sank their ship, as hopes fade of finding survivors.
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Ivory Coast suffer South Korea defeat

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 16:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Ivory Coast's preparation towards the World Cup suffers a jolt after a 2-0 defeat at the hands of South Korea.
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Pilots die as S Korea jets crash

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 12:53

Three pilots die as two South Korea fighter jets crash into a mountain in the east of the country, say military officials.
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Thursday, February 25th 2010, 12:43

South Korea's highest court rules that the death penalty, not carried out since 1997, does not violate the constitution.
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Foreigners get own prison - and prison menu - in South Korea

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 14:44

South Korea opens what officials say is the world's first purpose-built prison for foreign convicts.
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N Korea declares sea firing zones

Friday, February 19th 2010, 7:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea declares a naval firing zone near its disputed sea border with South Korea, amid efforts to re-start nuclear talks.
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