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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.

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South Korea: news

North Korea allows aid from Seoul

Friday, January 15th 2010, 12:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea accepts an offer of food aid from South Korea, officials say, the first such aid in two years.
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Monday, January 4th 2010, 10:57

South Korea suggests a joint search with the North, for the remains of soldiers killed in the war nearly 60 years ago.
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S Korea pardons ex-Samsung chief

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 5:41

South Korea pardons ex-Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee, convicted of tax evasion, so he can assist an Olympic bid.
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North Korea accepts swine flu aid

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 10:18
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea accepts an offer of medical aid from South Korea to combat an outbreak of swine flu, officials in Seoul say.
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US envoy on North Korea mission

Monday, December 7th 2009, 7:25
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

US envoy Stephen Bosworth stops in Seoul on his way to North Korea to try to resume nuclear disarmament talks.
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S Korea mass killer hangs himself

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 14:19

One of South Korea's most prolific mass murderers hangs himself while on death row, the country's Justice Ministry says.
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Obama urges North Korea to change

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 6:30
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

US President Barack Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak urge North Korea to return to nuclear talks.
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South Korea targets carbon cuts

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 8:13
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Copenhagen

South Korea approves a cut in carbon emissions to help set an example ahead of the Copenhagen climate summit.
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US warns over Koreas naval clash

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 18:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House, North

The White House and the UN appeal for restraint after a maritime clash between North and South Korea.
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Korean naval ships clash at sea

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 16:41
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A South Korean warship has exchanged fire with a North Korean naval vessel - and the White House is calling for calm.
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Eyes on the road! South Korea lets taxi drivers watch TV

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 11:25

A court has ruled that mobile televisions in taxis are not illegal
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S Korea offers food aid to North

Monday, October 26th 2009, 5:20
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea offers a small amount of food aid for the first time in almost two years to impoverished North Korea.
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Seoul's salvation?

Monday, October 26th 2009, 2:41

Why Christianity is so hugely popular in South Korea
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Koreas silent on reported meeting

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 4:54

Officials refuse to comment publicly on a reported secret meeting between North and South Korea last week.
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EU and S Korea in massive trade deal

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 16:30

The European Union and South Korea sign a trade deal that could be worth billions of euros to European exporters.
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North Korea warns of naval clash

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 11:15
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea's navy accuses South Korea of sending warships across their disputed maritime border to stir tensions.
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Thousands wed in Korean ceremony

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 9:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Thousands of couples tie the knot in South Korea in a mass wedding organised by the Unification Church, its biggest in a decade.
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New Korea reunion talks 'agreed'

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 3:33

South Korea says the North has agreed to new talks on family reunions amid fears of new missile launches.
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N Korea 'test-fires five rockets'

Monday, October 12th 2009, 14:38
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea test-fires five short-range missiles off its east coast, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reports.
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'No aid' unless N Korea disarms

Friday, October 9th 2009, 7:16
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea

The leaders of Japan and South Korea say North Korea should not be offered aid until it dismantles its nuclear programme.
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Obama to make November Asia debut

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 6:29
related countries: China China, Indonesia Indonesia, Japan Japan, Singapore Singapore, United States United States
related places: Asia

US President Barack Obama will stop in Japan, China, Singapore and South Korea, but not Indonesia, on his first Asia tour.
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Moon handover

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 0:41

South Korea church founder passes the reins to son
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Moon handover

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 23:47

South Korea church founder passes the reins to son
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S Korea agrees Tanzania land deal

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 10:16
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

South Korea says it has agreed to cultivate 1,000 sq km of Tanzania for farmland - the latest in a series of such deals.
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Keeping quiet - South Korean military helps students with exams

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 4:11
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's army pledges to keep the noise down to help students during English language tests this month.
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Australia agrees $60bn gas deal

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 6:46
related countries: Japan Japan

Chevron Australia signs $60bn worth of deals to supply liquefied natural gas to Japan and South Korea.
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Flood prompts South Korea protest

Monday, September 7th 2009, 4:37
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea lodges protest with North Korea after a flash flood from the North leaves six people missing, presumed dead.
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Six vanish in Korea flood mystery

Sunday, September 6th 2009, 10:11

Rescue workers search for six people believed swept away from a South Korea campsite in a mysterious flash flood.
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Two Koreas resume border traffic

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 3:46

The heavily guarded border dividing North and South Korea reopens for regular traffic, after months of tension.
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Koreas to resume family reunions

Friday, August 28th 2009, 7:48

North and South Korea agree to resume family reunions halted two years ago amid worsening relations, officials say.
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S Korean launch 'partial success'

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 13:39

South Korea launches its first space rocket, though a satellite it was carrying failed to enter into its proper orbit.
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