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North Korea wants Pope to visit, South to tell Vatican
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North Korea wants Pope to visit, South to tell Vatican

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R) talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) in an open-topped vehicle as they drive through Pyongyang on September 18, 2018. South Korea's president and the North's leader Kim Jong Un drove through the streets of Pyongyang together past thousands of cheering citizens […]

Kim seeks second Trump summit ‘at an early date’: Moon
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Kim seeks second Trump summit ‘at an early date’: Moon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) gesture as they watch the large-scale gymnastic and artistic performance at the May Day Stadium in Pyongyang on September 19, 2018, after their summit. North Korea's Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to […]

Moon landing: South Korean leader and North’s Kim hold summit talks
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Moon landing: South Korean leader and North’s Kim hold summit talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R) talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) in an open-topped vehicle as they drive through Pyongyang on September 18, 2018.<br />South Korea's president and the North's leader Kim Jong Un drove through the streets of Pyongyang together past thousands of cheering citizens […]

South Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine
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South Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine

The 3,000-tonne diesel-electric submarine, Dosan Ahn Chang-ho, is seen during a launching ceremony at a shipyard on the southern island of Geoje on September 14, 2018. South Korea launched its first ever missile-capable attack submarine on September 14 despite a recent diplomatic thaw with the nuclear-armed North. The 700 million […]

South Korea’s Moon urges ‘bold decision’ from Trump and Kim
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South Korea’s Moon urges ‘bold decision’ from Trump and Kim

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 22, 2018, US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in hold a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. Trump agreed on September 4, 2018, to meet with Moon on the sidelines of the UN […]

Prosecutors demand 20 years in jail for ex-South Korea president Lee
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Prosecutors demand 20 years in jail for ex-South Korea president Lee

Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak (L) arrives at a court to attend his trial in Seoul on September 6, 2018. Prosecutors demanded 20 years in prison for former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak for corruption, the last of the country's four living ex-leaders to be embroiled in a criminal […]

Two Koreas to hold summit as Kim renews denuclearisation pledge
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Two Koreas to hold summit as Kim renews denuclearisation pledge

This picture from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) taken on September 5, 2018 and released on September 6, 2018 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R) meeting with South Korean president's special envoy Chung Eui-yong (L) in Pyongyang. Kim Jong Un will meet the South's President […]

South Korea’s Moon to send special envoy to North Korea next week
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South Korea’s Moon to send special envoy to North Korea next week

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in speaks at the ISEAS 42nd Singapore Lecture in Singapore July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su South Korean President Moon Jae-in will send a special envoy to Pyongyang next Wednesday to discuss plans to hold a summit with the North’s Kim Jong Un and nuclear disarmament, Moon’s […]

South Korea’s Moon replaces defence chief in cabinet reshuffle
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South Korea’s Moon replaces defence chief in cabinet reshuffle

South Korea's President Moon Jae-In presides over an emergency meeting with National Security Council members at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 29, 2017 following a new North Korean missile test. South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday replaced his defence chief and four other ministers in a […]

South Korea doctors protest over tougher abortion restrictions
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South Korea doctors protest over tougher abortion restrictions

Protesters hold placards reading 'Abolish punishment for abortion' as they protest South Korean abortion laws in Seoul in July (AFP Photo/Ed JONES) South Korea, one of the few industrialised countries where abortion is largely illegal, has introduced tougher regulations on the procedure, prompting nearly 2,000 doctors to refuse to carry […]

Seoul may delay North Korea office plans
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Seoul may delay North Korea office plans

This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 19, 2018 via KNS shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) inspecting construction sites in Samjiyon County, Ryanggang Province. / AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / – South Korea […]

Mercedes-Benz records 1.35 million sales in seven months
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Mercedes-Benz records 1.35 million sales in seven months

S Class Mercedes-Benz has sold a sum of 1,356,350 vehicles in the first seven months of this year, which represents an increase of 2.3 per cent and a new record. Mercedes-Benz maintained its market leadership as the premium brand with the highest number of new registrations in the first seven […]

South Korea women hold record mass rally against ‘spycam porn’
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South Korea women hold record mass rally against ‘spycam porn’

This picture taken on June 9, 2018 shows a red placard reading "My life is not your porn" during a monthly protest by South Korean women against secretly-filmed spycam pornography in Seoul.<br />Since May, the monthly demonstrations against secretly-filmed spycam pornography in Seoul has shattered records to become the biggest-ever […]

South Korea’s ex-president Park given eight more years in prison
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South Korea’s ex-president Park given eight more years in prison

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 29, 2016 shows South Korean President Park Geun-Hye speaking during an address to the nation at the presidential Blue House in Seoul. Disgraced South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted of charges including illegally receiving funds from the country's spy agency on July […]

South Korea’s Moon optimistic on US-North Korea diplomatic thaw
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South Korea’s Moon optimistic on US-North Korea diplomatic thaw

South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers his adresses at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute 42nd Singapore lecture on July 13, 2018 during a three-day state visit in Singapore. / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN South Korean president Moon Jae-in said Friday he is confident a diplomatic thaw between Washington and Pyongyang […]

US opens new military headquarters in South Korea
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US opens new military headquarters in South Korea

South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo (C-L) and US General Vincent Brooks (C-R), commander of the United Nations Command, US Forces Korea and Combined Forces Command, cut a tape during an opening ceremony for the new headquarters of the US Forces Korea (USFK) at Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek on June […]