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3 hrs ago | Suria
South Korea's police force was pilloried as doltish and incompetent Wednesday after announcing that a body found six weeks ago was that of a fugitive tycoon at the heart of a months-long manhunt.
7 hrs ago | Eater
A chef believes that American barbecue is good for the Seoul: Korea is already known for its barbecue but that hasn't stopped Linus Kim , a Korean American, from opening an Alabama-style barbecue place in Seoul.
11 hrs ago | Korea Herald
Cautious optimism is growing for enhanced inter-Korean ties as both sides hope for a breakthrough in the relations that have long been deadlocked due to Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions and relentless saber-rattling.
15 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
The death of two Americans serving in Israel's military in this weekend's fighting with Hamas in Gaza is not the first time Americans have died while serving in foreign militaries.
19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
South Korea and Japan resumed suspended high-level talks in Seoul on Wednesday about the sensitive issue of wartime sex slaves, despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties.
19 hrs ago | Autoblog
The ridesharing service Uber promises to connect people needing a lift with drivers offering one, and it appears to be pretty useful.
The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".
SEOUL: The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".
Twenty-nine North Korean defectors and five of their South Korean helpers were arrested in China on July 15-17.
THE body of the South Korean tycoon - wanted over the sinking of a ferry in April in which more than 300 people died -was only identified more than a month after it was found in an orchard with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby.
The police confirmed Tuesday that a dead body, found by a farmer in South Jeolla Province on June 12, is that of Yoo Byung-eun, owner of the capsized ferry Sewol.
ANSAN, South Korea-Months have passed since the sinking of the Sewol ferry in South Korea.
In Jeju, Korea, a place emerging as a world-famous vacation spot with natural tourism resources, a recent study revealed a volcanic eruption occurred on the island as recently as 5,000 years ago.
At least one passenger has been confirmed dead and dozens of others wounded in a head-on collision of passenger trains in the eastern area of South Korea on Tuesday, YTN and Yonhap News Agency reported.
In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics Kim Jin-sun attends a press conference during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia.
North Korea has imprisoned one American since 2012 and announced its intention to try two other U.S. citizens recently arrested for "perpetrating hostile acts."
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By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 06:25 pm
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