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Park Geun-hye: More jail time for South Korea ex-leader

20.07.2018 3:08

A court sentences imprisoned former President Park Geun-hye to a further eight years for corruption.


North Korean economy sees sharpest decline in 20 years as sanctions bite

20.07.2018 3:07

North Korea’s economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017, according to estimates from South Korea’s central bank, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes have hit growth hard....


N. Korea puts reunion of war separated families in doubt

20.07.2018 3:07

North Korea said that an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens who arrived in the South in recent years. ......


South Korea court hands ex-President Park 8 more years in jail

20.07.2018 2:52

Sentence comes after a court in April gave Park Geun-hye 24 years in prison on separate corruption charges.


Ex SKorea president jailed another 8 years

20.07.2018 2:22

A South Korean court has sentenced former president Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of government funds and interfering in a 2016 parliamentary election.


Yemeni refugees flee to South Korean holiday island of Jeju

19.07.2018 20:16

Hundreds of Yemeni refugees have arrived on the resort island of Jeju, off mainland South Korea.


What's Next: July 20, 2018

19.07.2018 17:00

July 20, 2018 5:00 AM
South Korea's former president Park Geun-hye, the country's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office, will receive the verdict in a bribery case today.


Wrecked Russian warship said to hold billions in gold found by Canadian sub

19.07.2018 15:08

A Canadian-piloted submarine was the first to identify a long-lost Russian shipwreck near South Korea, which is said to hold more than US$100 billion in gold.


US TRADE WAR: South Korea eye Iran sanctions EXEMPTION after EU snub

19.07.2018 12:24

SOUTH Korea is likely to seek exemptions from US sanctions as it seeks to continue to trade with Iran despite the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal, foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha has indicated.


North Korea WARNING: Wargames to RESTART unless Kim makes carries out nuclear promises

19.07.2018 9:08

JOINT military exercises between the United States and South Korea could resume after August if insufficient progress is made in denuclearisation negotiations with Pyongyang, the South's foreign minster has hinted.


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