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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 accepts flood aid offer

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 11:43
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea has asked South Korea to send rice, cement and construction equipment after devastating floods, southern officials say.
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Typhoon hits South Korean capital

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 14:56
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Three people die as Seoul is hit by its strongest typhoon in 15 years, while storms continue to cause heavy rain and landslides in China.
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Typhoon hits South Korean capital

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 7:57
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

Three people die as Seoul is hit by its strongest typhoon in 15 years, while storms continue to cause heavy rain and landslides in China.
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China begins Yellow Sea exercises

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 8:57
related countries: China China, United States United States

The Chinese navy begins artillery exercises in the Yellow Sea, days before the US and South Korea hold similar manoeuvres there.
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South Korean PM nominee pulls out

Sunday, August 29th 2010, 9:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The man nominated to be the new prime minister of South Korea withdraws his candidacy amid allegations about past financial irregularities.
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S Korea pastor held after trip

Friday, August 20th 2010, 9:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Pro-reunification pastor Han Sang-ryol is arrested on return to South Korea after an unauthorised trip to communist North Korea.
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South Korea stages anti-terror drill

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 12:47

South Korea has staged anti-terror exercises as part of a series of drills to be held over 11 days.
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US joins South Korea in war games

Monday, August 16th 2010, 4:52
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

Thousands of military personnel from the US and South Korea launch the latest in a series of military exercises, despite warnings from Pyongyang.
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Police raid Google Korea offices

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 10:41
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korean police raid Google's Seoul office on suspicion the company had illegally collected users personal information.
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Japan to return relics to S Korea

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 5:45

Japan apologises to South Korea for colonising the peninsula and promises to return cultural relics.
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S Korea in massive military drill

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 11:54

South Korea starts a huge anti-submarine exercise amid continuing anger over the sinking of a warship, despite warnings of retaliation from the North.
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N Korea warns on Yellow Sea drill

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 7:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea promises "strong physical retaliation" over Seoul's anti-submarine drills near the disputed Yellow Sea border.
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N Korea warns on Yellow Sea drill

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 7:17
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea promises "strong physical retaliation" over Seoul's anti-submarine drills near the disputed Yellow Sea border.
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US warship's North Korea combat drill

Monday, July 26th 2010, 9:19
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea have begun a major military exercise in the Sea of Japan, despite threats of retaliation with nuclear weapons from North Korea.
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Submarine focus for Korea drill

Monday, July 26th 2010, 7:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea practised anti-submarine drills on the second day of joint exercises aimed as a show of strength to North Korea.
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S Korea and US in military drill

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 17:03
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea hold a major military exercise in the Sea of Japan, despite threats of retaliation from North Korea.
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N Korea facing new US sanctions

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 10:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: North

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on a visit to South Korea, says new sanctions against the North will target arms sales and luxury imports.
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Clinton and Gates visit Korea DMZ

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 4:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

The US secretary of state and defence secretary visit the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, in a show of support of Seoul.
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US to join S Korea in major drill

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 8:44
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Seoul

The US and South Korea say they will begin a major military exercise aimed at sending a message of deterrence to North Korea on 25 July.
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Korea airport bus crash kills 12

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 11:41
related places: Seoul

A bus falls from a bridge near the main international airport serving South Korea's capital Seoul, killing 12 passengers.
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Korea airport bus crash kills 12

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 11:41
related places: Seoul

A bus falls from a bridge near the main international airport serving South Korea's capital Seoul, killing 12 passengers.
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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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