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Did power struggle prompt Korea attack?

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 23:40
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea has said it returned fire after North Korea fired around 200 artillery shells onto one of its border islands, killing two people.
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Why the escalation in Korea tensions?

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 17:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea says it has returned fire after North Korea fired around 200 artillery shells onto one of its border islands, in one of the worst clashes since the Korean War ended.
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S Korea warns North after clash

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 16:56
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea threatens missile strikes against the North in case of "further provocations", after one of the most serious clashes since the Korean War.
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Koreas in border artillery clash

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 14:43
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North and South Korea exchange dozens of artillery shells across their tense western sea border, in one of the most serious incidents in years.
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S Korea World Cup bid 'on track'

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 12:59
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea's bid team says it does not think the clash with North Korea will affect next month's decision as to who will host the 2022 World Cup.
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South Korea raises interest rates

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 7:00

South Korea's central bank raises interest rates to 2.5% from 2.25% in an attempt to cool inflation.
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N Korean arrivals in South surge‎

Monday, November 15th 2010, 8:29
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The number of North Koreans arriving in the South has surged because of economic hardship, passing 20,000 at the weekend, South Korea says.
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G20 agrees to address currencies

Friday, November 12th 2010, 11:53
related places: Seoul

The G20 group of countries agrees to avoid "competitive devaluation" of currencies but falls short of limiting trade deficits.
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G20 leaders seek consensus in Seoul

Friday, November 12th 2010, 6:27
related places: Seoul

Leaders of the G20 group of major economies are holding a second day of difficult talks in the South Korea capital, Seoul.
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Ten die in dawn fire in S Korea

Friday, November 12th 2010, 3:52

A blaze at a nursing home for the elderly in Pohang in South Korea kills 10 people and injures 17 others, officials say.
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Currencies to dominate G20 talks

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 19:51

The world's leading economies begin a summit in South Korea, with currency policies set to dominate the agenda.
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Seoul G20: Behind the scenes

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 12:23
related places: Seoul

Mishal Husain takes a look at the entertainment options available to the journalists waiting at the G20 summit in Seoul.
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Bear in mind

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 16:02

Animal plight embarrassment as South Korea hosts G20
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South Korea bear farms criticised

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 4:43
related places: Seoul

Animal rights campaigners are hoping the publicity surrounding the G20 summit in Seoul will force South Korea to re-examine its continued farming of bears for their bile.
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Weak exports hit S Korea growth

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 9:56

South Korea's economy slowed down sharply in the third quarter thanks to weaker exports, its central bank reveals.
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IMF reform agreed at G20 summit

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 2:24

Finance ministers from the G20 leading economies have agreed on reforms to the International Monetary Fund during a meeting in South Korea.
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G20 ministers meet in South Korea

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 4:22

Finance ministers from the G20 leading economies meet in Gyeongju, South Korea, ahead of a summit by heads of state and government next month.
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South Korea keeps rates on hold

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 6:11

South Korea's central bank surprisingly keeps interest rates on hold at 2.25% for a third month in a row.
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South Korea's cabbage crisis

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 10:59

The price of cabbage in South Korea has rocketed thanks to bad weather so the government has reduced the tariff on imported cabbages.
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Inter-Korean talks 'key', says US

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 6:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

A senior US diplomat in Seoul says that North-South talks are key to progress on ending North Korea's nuclear programme.
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Koreas agree more family reunions

Friday, October 1st 2010, 12:48

North and South Korea agree to hold another round of reunions of families split by the countries' war in the 1950s, officials say.
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Koreas talks end without progress

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 5:31
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The first military talks between North and South Korea in almost two years aimed at easing tensions end without progress, Seoul says.
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Hyundai orders Sonata US recall

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 11:25
related countries: United States United States

South Korea's biggest car maker Hyundai announces a recall of about 140,000 cars in the US over steering concerns.
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Korean boost for Scotch whisky

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 12:15
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Scotch whisky is to gain from a free trade agreement between the European Union and South Korea.
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Seoul mulling N Korea talks offer

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 8:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea says it is considering a proposal from North Korea to hold their first military talks in almost two years.
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South Korea outlines aid to North

Monday, September 13th 2010, 10:10
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korea says it will deliver rice and other aid to North Korea, even as it releases its final report into the sinking of a warship in March.
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South Korea in surprise rate hold

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 6:24

South Korea's central bank surprises markets by keeping interest rates on hold in the face of "global uncertainties".
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N Korea releases South Korea crew

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 14:34
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea frees the crew of a South Korean fishing boat seized in waters east of the Korean peninsula a month ago.
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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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