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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

S Korea jails N Korea 'agents'

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 7:19
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Two North Korean agents are jailed for 10 years in South Korea for plotting to assassinate a high profile defector.
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South Korean star 'found hanged'

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 13:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

A popular South Korean actor and singer is found dead at his home in Seoul after an apparent suicide, police say.
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S Korea marks anniversary of war

Friday, June 25th 2010, 11:42
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Ceremonies are held in Seoul to mark the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War, amid tension on the peninsula.
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Children's balloons 'spark South Korea military alert'

Friday, June 18th 2010, 10:39
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Balloons released by schoolchildren sparked a major security alert in South Korea, reports say, amid heightened tensions with North Korea.
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Veron ruled out of Argentina game

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 11:28
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron will miss Thursday's World Cup game with South Korea after suffering a minor leg injury
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UN hears Korea warship testimony

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 4:34

The UN hears testimony from North and South Korea on the sinking of the Southern warship Cheonan in March.
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Korea summit backs biodiversity body

Monday, June 14th 2010, 14:50

An international meeting in South Korea gives the green light to the formation of a global "science policy" panel on biodiversity.
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South Korean rocket 'explodes'

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 12:14

A S Korean rocket appears to explode moments after take-off, ending Seoul's latest attempt to join the space-launch industry.
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S Korea military faces shake-up

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 11:16

South Korea is advised to punish 25 army leaders over alleged failings surrounding the sinking of the Cheonan warship.
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North Korea warns UN on ship row

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 16:25
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea tells the UN it did not sink a South Korean warship, as Seoul installs propaganda loudspeakers along its border.
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S Korea postpones rocket launch

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 6:24
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea delays the launch of a rocket to put a satellite into space due to fire safety problems, officials say.
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G20 to endorse euro rescue deal

Friday, June 4th 2010, 6:48

Finance ministers from the G20 are expected to endorse EU plans to stem the eurozone debt crisis as they meet in South Korea.
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Poll blow for South Korea leader

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 7:08

President Lee Myung-bak suffers a blow in local elections held amid tensions over the alleged sinking of a warship by North Korea.
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China non-committal over N Korea

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 17:48
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

China resists pressure to censure North Korea over the sinking of a warship, at a summit in South Korea.
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China under pressure over N Korea

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 7:53
related countries: Japan Japan

China faces pressure to censure North Korea over the sinking of a South Korean warship, at a three-nation summit with Japan.
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China joins talks on Korea crisis

Friday, May 28th 2010, 8:58
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Beijing, Seoul

China's premier visits South Korea as Seoul urges stronger action by Beijing against North Korea over the sinking of a warship.
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S Korea in anti-submarine drill

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 5:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea holds an anti-submarine drill amid rising tensions over North Korea's sinking of the Cheonan warship.
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US seeks action over Korea crisis

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 15:20
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: North

The international community must respond in the growing crisis over the sinking of a South Korean warship, the US says.
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North Korea 'severs ties' with Seoul

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 16:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Seoul

North Korea is to sever all ties with the South as tensions escalate over the sinking of a South Korean ship.
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US presses China on North Korea

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 12:16
related countries: China China

The US and China must work together in response to the sinking of a South Korean warship, Hillary Clinton says.
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US to conduct Korea navy exercises

Monday, May 24th 2010, 18:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

The US announces joint naval exercises with Seoul after a report blamed North Korea for the sinking of a Southern warship.
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S Korea freezes trade with North

Monday, May 24th 2010, 9:34
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's president suspends trade with the North, after a report blamed Pyongyang for sinking a Southern warship.
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Clinton warns North Korea on ship

Friday, May 21st 2010, 16:29

Hillary Clinton warns North Korea faces international consequences for sinking a South Korean warship in March.
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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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