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NORTH KOREAN LEADER'S BROTHER 'ASSASSINATED' IN MALAYSIA


South Korean media reports meanwhile said Jong-Nam had travelled using a fake passport under the name of Kim Chol... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 83

DEATH OF KIM JONG-NAM: DEPICTIONS OF NORTH KOREA HIDE THREAT OF DICTATORSHIP


Thae Yong-ho, a senior North Korean defector, said last month Kim was on a slippery slope ... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 138

NORTH KOREAN LEADER KIM JONG UN'S HALF BROTHER SLAIN IN MALAYSIA, OFFICIAL SAYS


South Korean outlets reported that Kim Jong Nam, half brother to the North Korean leader, was assassinated at the Kuala Lumpur airport... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 13

KIM JONG-UNA??S HALF BROTHER IS REPORTED ASSASSINATED IN MALAYSIA


Kim Jong-nam, the eldest son of the deceased North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il, was once considered the heir to power in the dynastic regime in Pyongyang... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 8666

NORTH KOREAN LEADER'S HALF BROTHER KILLED IN MALAYSIA


Police in Malaysia told Reuters on Tuesday an unidentified North Korean man had died en route to hospital from Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 2950

NORTH KOREAN LEADER'S HALF-BROTHER KILLED BY POISON IN MALAYSIA, REPORTS CLAIM


This was considered a disgraceful turning point, and Kim Jong Nam appears to have never lived in North Korea after this incident... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 2861

SOUTH KOREA SUES NISSAN OVER MILEAGE CLAIMS, PROBES BMW, PORSCHE


The complaint adds to the troubles in South Korea for Nissan, which is already accused of cheating on emissions of its Qashqai diesel model... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 80

NORTH KOREA WAR? SOUTH KOREA PLANS BALLISTIC MISSILE TEST IN RETALIATION TO KIM JONG UN'S MISSILE LAUNCH


EST -- The United Nations Security Council will hold an urgent meeting Monday over North Korea's new ballistic missile test Sunday... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 2

WILL NORTH KOREA ATTACK US? KIM JONG UN TEST-FIRES BALLISTIC MISSILE -- FIRST SINCE TRUMP TOOK OFFICE


North Korea test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile early Sunday into the East Sea in a show of force, according to South Korea's military... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 5

NORTH KOREA CLAIMS PROGRESS ON LONG-RANGE GOAL WITH MISSILE TEST


Although North Korea has never fired an intercontinental ballistic missile across the Pacific, it has boasted of successfully testing crucial technologies in the past year... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 716

SAMSUNG CHIEF GRILLED FOR 15 HOURS IN SOUTH KOREA GRAFT PROBE


Lee, who has denied allegations of bribery through Samsung Group spokespeople, had arrived at the office on Monday morning... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 271

NORTH KOREAN MISSILE TEST MAY HAVE BEEN BIG STEP FORWARD


SEOUL, South Korea AP -- Beyond the usual, lofty propaganda, North Korea's test of a new intermediate-range ballistic missile contains an important, potentially worrying development... READ MORE

13th February, 2017 0

N KOREA DECLARES BALLISTIC MISSILE TEST 'SUCCESS'


North Korea claims it has developed an intercontinental ballistic missile ICBM capable of hitting the US mainland but it has not tested one as yet... READ MORE

13th February, 2017 2884

ARTFUL STUDENTS FOIL THEFT OF PICASSO AND REMBRANDT WORKS


The exhibit, opening on Tuesday at the Mead Art Museum in Amherst is the work of San Francisco-based artist Kota Ezawa... READ MORE

13th February, 2017 2

FEW GOOD OPTIONS IN TRUMP ARSENAL TO COUNTER DEFIANT NORTH KOREA


Even the idea of stepping up pressure on China to rein in a defiant North Korea has been tried... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 1171

NEW NUCLEAR-CAPABLE MISSILE TEST A SUCCESS, NORTH KOREA SAYS


China said it opposed North Korean missile tests that run contrary to U.N... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 441

NORTH KOREA SAYS BALLISTIC MISSILE TEST WAS A 'SUCCESS'


South Korea's foreign ministry said that North Korea's repeated provocations show the Kim Jong-un regime's nature of irrationality, maniacally obsessed in its nuclear and missile development ... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 1274

NORTH KOREA REPORTEDLY TEST FIRES MISSILE, CHALLENGING U.S.


South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said that his country will punish North Korea for the missile launch... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 14

NORTH KOREA FIRES BALLISTIC MISSILE, DRAWING TOUGH RESPONSE FROM TRUMP


North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday, South Korea's defence ministry said, the first since Donald Trump became US president... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 0

NORTH KOREA TEST-FIRES MISSILE, APPARENTLY CHALLENGING TRUMP


South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who is also the acting president, said his country would punish North Korea for the missile launch... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 653

NORTH KOREA LAUNCHES MISSILE IN FIRST TEST SINCE TRUMP TOOK OFFICE


From Banghyon, a town near North Korea's northwestern border with China, and flew 310 miles before falling in the sea, South Korea said in a statement... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 6921

NORTH KOREA FIRES BALLISTIC MISSILE, IN TEST FOR TRUMP


North Korea has fired a ballistic missile in an apparent provocation to test the response from US President Donald Trump, the South Korean defence ministry said... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 5016

U.S. DEFENCE SECRETARY WARNS NORTH KOREA AGAINST ATTACKS


Alluding to China's objections to having THAAD deployed in South Korea, Mattis said, THAAD should be a worry to no nation other than North Korea... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 20

NORTH KOREA FIRES UNIDENTIFIED MISSILE AS JAPAN, US LEADERS MEET


North Korea has launched a series of missiles and conducted three nuclear tests since Kim came to power about five years ago... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 164

NORTH KOREA FIRES BALLISTIC MISSILE, FIRST SINCE TRUMP ELECTED IN U.S.


The real question is not what North Korea has done, but what the U.S. is going to do about it, he said... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 1511

CHINA EXPELS 32 SOUTH KOREAN MISSIONARIES AMID TENSION OVER THAAD MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM


China has expelled 32 South Korean Christian missionaries, a South Korean government official said on Saturday, amid diplomatic tension between the two cou... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 11

CHINA EXPELS SOUTH KOREAN MISSIONARIES AMID MISSILE DEFENCE TENSIONS


The number of Korean missionaries working in China might top 1,000, South Korean media say... READ MORE

11th February, 2017 222

HOW XI JINPING'S GLOBAL AMBITIONS COULD THRIVE AS TRUMP TURNS INWARD


Looking into the eyes of Xi Jinping, you look into the eyes of the party itself, he writes... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 690

'WE REALLY HOPE TO LEARN A LOT FROM CANADA'


She seems even more confused when I ask her about the upcoming Winter Olympic Games, to be hosted in South Korea a year from now... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 273

CHINA HALTS CONSTRUCTION AT MAJOR LOTTE PROJECT AMID THAAD TENSION


South Korea's Lotte Group said Chinese authorities have halted construction at a multibillion-dollar real estate project in the northeastern city of Shenyang after a fire inspection... READ MORE

8th February, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : Seoul.

THREE PEOPLE INJURED AT ISLAMIC CENTRE AS SUSPECT'S BODY FOUND NEARBY


Three men have been badly injured after a gunman opened fire on people praying at an Islamic centre in Zurich... READ MORE

22nd December, 2016 21394

SOUTH KOREA PARLIAMENT VOTES TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT


If the court votes to remove Ms. Park, South Korea will hold an election for a new president in 60 days... READ MORE

9th December, 2016 17184

SOUTH KOREA SEEKS ARREST OF SAMSUNG HEIR AS BRIBERY SUSPECT


Samsung Electronics is South Koreaa??s biggest and most valuable company... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 9905

CHINESE AIRLINES ARE FLOODING THE WORLD WITH SUPER-CHEAP AIRFARES


The 43-year-old Boston resident and her friend saved hundreds of dollars last year choosing China Southern Airlines Co... READ MORE

13th December, 2016 9656

NEW YEAR'S EVE AROUND THE WORLD


In Cologne, aftersexual attacks during New Year's Eve events last year, 1,800 police will be deployed, compared with just 140 in 2015... READ MORE

31st December, 2016 9324

DUTCH ANTI-ISLAM POLITICIAN GEERT WILDERS FOUND GUILTY IN HATE SPEECH TRIAL


Populist anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders has been convicted in a hate speech trial by a court in the Netherlands... READ MORE

10th December, 2016 8884

HALF A MILLION SOUTH KOREANS CELEBRATE IMPEACHING OF PRESIDENT PARK GEUN-HYE


Large numbers of protester have taken to the streets marking Friday's suspension of Park's presidential powers with music, chanting and fireworks... READ MORE

12th December, 2016 7276

'DUMB DEAL' DRAGS AUSTRALIA-U.S. TIES TO NEW LOW AFTER TENSE TRUMP CALL


'dumb deal' drags australia-u.s. ties to new low after tense trump call... READ MORE

2nd February, 2017 5649

TRUMP TWITTER BURSTS THROW DECADES-OLD ALLIANCES INTO CHAOS


Trump needs Australia to support its interests in the Asia-Pacific... READ MORE

2nd February, 2017 5499

SAMSUNG HEIR FACES ARREST ON CHARGES OF BRIBING SOUTH KOREAA??S PRESIDENT


Its crown jewel, Samsung Electronics, alone accounts for 20 percent of South Korea's total exports... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 5403

NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR SAYS CONTROL IS CRUMBLING


While in London, his sons began asking questions, like why the North Korean government executed people in public without a proper trial, Mr. Thae said... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 5026

NORTH KOREA 'RACING AHEAD' ON NUCLEAR PLAN, DEFECTOR SAYS


2 at the North Korean Embassy in London, said in a news briefing, according to the Yonhap News Agency... READ MORE

28th December, 2016 4970

NORTH KOREA WILL TEST INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILE, KIM SAYS


Last April, North Korea reported the successful ground test of an engine for an intercontinental ballistic missile... READ MORE

1st January, 2017 4955

NORTH KOREA'S HIGHEST-RANKING DEFECTOR HAS 'NO REGRETS'


As Pyongyang's deputy ambassador in London, Thae Yong-ho was the public face of North Korea in England, says Stephen Evans, BBC's Seoul correspondent... READ MORE

28th December, 2016 4710

'NO SURVIVORS' AFTER RUSSIAN PLANE WITH 92 ON BOARD CRASHES


No survivors have been spotted after a military plane carrying 92 people, including a well-known military band, crashed near Sochi, Russia's defence ministry has said... READ MORE

26th December, 2016 4298

IF DONALD TRUMP PUSHES ON TAIWAN, HOW CHINA COULD PUSH BACK


Under that decades-old policy, the United States severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan as part of its recognition of the People's Republic of China... READ MORE

12th December, 2016 3695

PARK GEUN-HYE: SOUTH KOREAN MPS VOTE TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT


South korean president park geun-hye faces impeachment - video report... READ MORE

10th December, 2016 3635

POWERFUL 7.7 EARTHQUAKE HITS CHILE


Approximately 4,000 people were evacuated from the Los Lagos area but officials have removed the initial tsunami warning... READ MORE

26th December, 2016 3513

'THERE IS THIS REAL DANGER OF EXCLUSION'


Some of the poorest street vendors cannot afford card readers, and have struggled to operate Paytm payment transfers on their mobile phones... READ MORE

9th January, 2017 3334

NORTH KOREA CLAIMS IT COULD WIPE OUT MANHATTAN WITH A HYDROGEN BOMB


North Korea's making a lot of threats these days... READ MORE

13th March, 2016 3313

N KOREA DEFECTOR: KIM JONG-UN'S DAYS ARE NUMBERED


The Kim Jong-un regime abuses love between parents and children to control North Korean diplomats, he said... READ MORE

25th January, 2017 3135

ITALY GOES TO THE POLLS IN CRITICAL REFERENDUM THAT COULD DESTABILISE EUROPE


Italy goes to the polls in critical referendum that could destabilise Europe... READ MORE

4th December, 2016 3129

DOG SAVES INJURED COMPANION STUCK ON TRACKS FOR TWO DAYS BY PUSHING HER HEAD UNDER ONCOMING TRAINS


An accompanying video posted by Mr Malafeev on his Facebook page showed the two dogs on snowy railway tracks outside the town of Uzhgorod, west Ukraine... READ MORE

28th December, 2016 2833

SOUTH KOREA'S PARLIAMENT IMPEACHES PRESIDENT PARK GEUN-HYE OVER CORRUPTION SCANDAL


After the impeachment vote, President Park Geun-hye attends an emergency Cabinet meeting in Seoul, South Korea... READ MORE

9th December, 2016 2832

MATTIS: US WILL DEFEND JAPANESE ISLANDS CLAIMED BY CHINA


Mattis arrived in Tokyo on Friday from South Korea, the first stop in his first overseas trip as US defense secretary... READ MORE

6th February, 2017 2676

JAPAN RECALLS SOUTH KOREA ENVOY OVER 'COMFORT WOMEN'


READ MORE Former South Korean sex slaves sue government over payout South Korea criticised Japan, saying Friday's decision was highly regrettable ... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 2586

SOUTH KOREANS ARE SHOWING THE WORLD HOW PROTESTS CAN WORK


Union workers protested from almost the moment South Korea became a democracy in 1987... READ MORE

8th December, 2016 2453

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL OF SOUTH KOREA PRESIDENT CALLED MOB JUSTICE


Many of Ms. Park's remaining supporters are vocal Christians outside the court on Thursday, a few of them read from Bibles and prayed for the president... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 1980

MICROSOFT'S MARKET VALUE TOPS $500 BILLION AGAIN AFTER 17 YEARS


Microsoft reported second-quarter results on Thursday that beat analysts' average estimate for both revenue and profit, mainly due to its fast-growing cloud computing business... READ MORE

27th January, 2017 1823

'I'VE KNOWN THAT THERE WAS NO FUTURE FOR NORTH KOREA FOR A LONG TIME'


Instead, his misgivings had been simmering for two decades, even as he went around Europe espousing the superiority of the North Korean system... READ MORE

25th January, 2017 1815


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