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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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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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Lee wins 1,500m short track title

Sunday, February 14th 2010, 4:05
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Korean Jung-Su Lee of South Korea wins a dramatic gold medal in the men's 1,500m short track.
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Freed US man leaves North Korea

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 4:46
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Beijing

US activist Robert Park arrives in Beijing after being freed from detention in North Korea, reports from South Korea say.
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South Korean pyramid fraud arrest

Monday, February 1st 2010, 11:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

A key suspect in a multi-billion dollar South Korean pyramid scheme is arrested in Seoul, according to reports.
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Third day of North Korea shelling

Friday, January 29th 2010, 7:55
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea fires artillery shells near the disputed sea border with South Korea for a third successive day.
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North Korea fires near sea border

Thursday, January 28th 2010, 2:33
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea fires artillery near its disputed sea border with South Korea, a day after the two exchanged fire, reports say.
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N Korea exchanges fire with South

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 13:10

South Korea returns fire after the North fires shells near their disputed sea border, reportedly as part of a military drill.
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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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