Recent News Headlines : Seoul - South Korea

JOINT EXERCISES COULD SEND KOREA TENSIONS SOARING AGAIN


But Pyongyang views it as a highly provocative rehearsal for an invasion of its own territory, and threatens strong military counteraction each year... READ MORE

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JOINT EXERCISES COULD SEND KOREA TENSIONS SOARING AGAIN


But Pyongyang views it as a highly provocative rehearsal for an invasion of its own territory, and threatens strong military counteraction each year... READ MORE

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COULD TRUMP'S BLUNDERING LEAD TO WAR BETWEEN CHINA AND JAPAN?


Since the 1950s, Japan, and then South Korea, Taiwan and China, have been able to put bitter political and historical enmities aside to pursue economic growth... READ MORE

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MATTIS AND TILLERSON MOVE TO CLARIFY ADMINISTRATION POLICY ON NORTH KOREA


Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North Korea... READ MORE

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THERE WILL BE NO WAR ON KOREAN PENINSULA


I would like to warn North Korea to end its dangerous gamble... READ MORE

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WAR WOULD BE HORRIFIC, US GENERAL SAYS


A military response to North Korea would be horrific but remains an option, the top military adviser to US President Donald Trump says... READ MORE

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BANNON CALLS WHITE NATIONALISTS 'LOSERS' AND SAYS U.S. IS AT 'ECONOMIC WAR WITH CHINA'


We're at economic war with China, Steve Bannon told U.S. news site prospect.org in an interview published in Wednesday... READ MORE

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THE HEATED POLITICS OF PUBLIC MONUMENTS


In Joseph Stalin's birthplace of Gori, Georgia, a six-metre high bronze statue loomed in the centre of the town for over half a century... READ MORE

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ROK PRESIDENT URGES RESUMPTION OF DIALOGUE WITH DPRK


More efforts and time would be needed to re-open that dialogue by ending the halt of inter-Korean talks in the past 10 years, Moon said... READ MORE

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SOUTH KOREA SAYS TRUMP WILL SEEK ITS CONSENT FOR ANY STRIKE ON NORTH


Assuring his people there will be no war, President Moon Jae-in said that the United States had promised to consult with South Korea before acting... READ MORE

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SOUTH KOREA PRESIDENT MOON JAE-IN: NO WAR IN KOREAN PENINSULA


South Korea president open to sending special envoy to North Korea... READ MORE

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A CONFLICTED ISLAND AT THE CENTRE OF A FIRESTORM


Sitting here on Guam I am in the United States, and yet I am much closer to Manila than Los Angeles... READ MORE

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THERE WILL BE NO WAR ON KOREAN PENINSULA


No one can make a decision on military action on the Korean peninsula without our agreement, he said... READ MORE

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HYUNDAI MOTOR TO LAUNCH ELECTRIC VEHICLE WITH 500 KM RANGE AFTER 2021


Battery-powered cars offered by the likes of Tesla are gaining traction faster than fuel cell vehicles backed by Hyundai and Toyota Motor Corp... READ MORE

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TENSIONS EASE ON PENINSULA, MINISTRY SAYS


In Beijing, Foreign Minister Wang Yi also had two phone calls on Tuesday with his counterparts from Russia and Germany... READ MORE

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LOOMING WAR GAMES ALARM NORTH KOREA, BUT MAY BE A BARGAINING CHIP


In November 2010, North Korea shelled the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong, killing two soldiers, after the South fired test shots during a military drill... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 369

NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR THREAT RENEWS PUSH ON GUAM TO ACHIEVE STATEHOOD OR INDEPENDENCE


North Korean nuclear threat renews push on Guam to achieve statehood -- or independence... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA DELAYS GUAM MISSILE FIRING; U.S. SAYS DIALOGUE UP TO KIM JONG UN


Pyongyang has used detainees to extract concessions, including high-profile visitors from the United States, which has no formal diplomatic relations with North Korea... READ MORE

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AUSTRALIA TO JOIN US-KOREAN WAR GAMES AMID NORTH KOREA MISSILE THREATS


North Korea Australian Defence Force to join US-Korean war games amid growing military tensions... READ MORE

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CHINA TELLS US AND NORTH KOREA TO COOL IT


The annual 10-day military drills antagonizes North Korea, as Pyongyang believes they are preparations for an invasion... READ MORE

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TAMING NORTH KOREA MAY FALL TO SEOUL, TOKYO TAG TEAM


Much is said about Xi Jinping's failure to 'rein in' North Korea's Kim Jong-un... READ MORE

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MOON VENTS KOREA FRUSTRATION BY ASSERTING RIGHT TO VETO U.S.


South Korean President Moon Jae-in has signaled his country will no longer stay quiet as tensions escalate between the U.S. and North Korea... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA SAYS IT WILL WAIT A LITTLE MORE BEFORE ACTING ON GUAM THREAT


China and Russia also kept up pressure on North Korea and the United States to tone down the language of their exchanges... READ MORE

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TRUMP REMINDED THREATS WORK DIFFERENTLY IN DIPLOMACY THAN IN REAL ESTATE


When you're president of the United States, where does your allegiance lie? Iran poses a different issue... READ MORE

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SOUTH KOREA BLUNTLY WARNS US AGAINST UNILATERAL ATTACK


Analysts expect North Korea to conduct more missile tests after the United States and South Korea begin annual joint military exercises on Monday... READ MORE

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BOTH KOREAN LEADERS, U.S. SIGNAL TURN TO DIPLOMACY AMID MISSILE CRISIS


This might be difficult as the United States and South Korea prepare for their military drills next week... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 398

N KOREA LEADER 'BRIEFED' ON GUAM PLAN BUT OPTS TO WAIT


According to international law, and the military agreement between South Korea and the US, it does not... READ MORE

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JAPAN PM SHINZO ABE SENDS RITUAL OFFERING TO WAR DEAD SHRINE ON WORLD WAR 2 SURRENDER ANNIVERSARY


He added that Abe said he was sorry he could not visit the Yasukuni shrine... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA LEADER BRIEFED ON GUAM MISSILE TEST PLANS


Dunford is visiting South Korea, Japan and China this week... READ MORE

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IT'S 'GAME ON' FOR WAR IF NORTH KOREA STRIKES GUAM, MATTIS WARNS


Read More How North Korean Tensions Put Americans on Guam in Crosshairs Mattis cautioned against portraying his words as a virtual declaration of war... READ MORE

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Trending News Headlines : Seoul

TRUMP SAYS MILITARY IS LOCKED AND LOADED, SHOULD NORTH KOREA ACT UNWISELY


Mr. Trump this week vowed to rain fire and fury like the world has never seen down on North Korea if it threatened the United States... READ MORE

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JAPAN WARNS CITIZENS THEY MIGHT HAVE ONLY 10 MINUTES TO PREPARE FOR A NORTH KOREAN MISSILE


In 1998, North Korea fired a Taepodong-1 missile -- ostensibly for launching a satellite -- over Japan and into its economic zone on the Pacific Ocean side... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA BLAMES TRUMP AND HIS 'AGGRESSIVE' TWEETS FOR TENSIONS


North Korea could react to Trump's tougher rhetoric with new provocations of its own... READ MORE

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TRUMPS FIRE AND FURY THREAT RAISES ALARM IN ASIA


It's already a fact on the ground that North Korea has a credible nuclear deterrence, he said... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA HAS NUKE THAT FITS INSIDE MISSILE, REPORT SAYS


China, Pyongyang's biggest supporter,A on Sunday urged North Korea to halt itsA testing... READ MORE

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NORTH REJECTS UN SANCTIONS, PROMISES 'RIGHTEOUS ACTION'


North Korea has come out fighting following fresh UN Security Council sanctions on Pyongyang and after the US and South Korea celebrated the punishing measures... READ MORE

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CHINA SHOULD BE NEUTRAL IF NORTH KOREA ATTACKS US


The two discussed responses to North Korean provocations and the security situation on the Korean peninsula, he said... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA GUAM MISSILE STRIKE PLAN 'READY BY MID-AUGUST'


North Korean state media said President Trump's remarks on Tuesday that the North risked fire and fury for threatening the US were a load of nonsense ... READ MORE

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ARE WE ON THE BRINK OF NUCLEAR WAR WITH NORTH KOREA? THE CONSENSUS IS PROBABLY NOT.


Are we on the brink of nuclear war with North Korea? The consensus is probably not... READ MORE

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CHINESE PRESIDENT SPEAKS WITH TRUMP AND URGES CALM OVER NORTH KOREA


And it was reported on Friday that the Trump administration had reopened a channel of communication between US and North Korean diplomats at the UN... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA V THE US: HOW LIKELY IS WAR?


But the North Koreans are not going to back down... READ MORE

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HERE'S WHAT KIM JONG UN WANTS FROM THE U.S.


Mass dances are usually held to mark important dates and national holidays in the North Korean capital... READ MORE

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CHINA TO REMAIN 'NEUTRAL' IF NORTH KOREA ATTACKS FIRST


The editorial also says that if the US carries out strikes and tries to overthrow the North Korean regime then China would prevent that from happening... READ MORE

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DONALD TRUMP SAYS US NUCLEAR ARSENAL IS 'FAR STRONGER AND MORE POWERFUL THAN EVER BEFORE'


Unless North Korea sees eliminating its nuclear weapons as in its interests, it will not comply... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA VOWS TO TEACH US 'SEVERE LESSON'


They called on the 10-nation ASEAN bloc to maximise pressure on North Korea ... READ MORE

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TRUMP VOWS 'FIRE AND FURY' IF NORTH KOREA KEEPS THREATENING U.S.


Add to the pressure on Trump to respond to accelerating North Korea provocations... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA SAYS IT MIGHT FIRE MISSILES INTO WATERS NEAR GUAM


Some of the North Korean missiles launched in recent months have fallen in waters near Japan, but none of them have actually flown over the country... READ MORE

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U.S. ARSENAL 'LOCKED AND LOADED,' TRUMP WARNS NORTH KOREA


Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 3704

NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR TREATED LIKE DIRT IN SOUTH FIGHTS TO RETURN


He applied for a South Korean passport and a tourist visa to China so he could enter North Korea from there... READ MORE

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SOUTH KOREA'S SPY AGENCY ADMITS TRYING TO RIG ELECTION


South Korea's spy agency has admitted it engaged in a far-reaching attempt to manipulate voters as it sought to help conservatives win parliamentary and presidential elections... READ MORE

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CHINA'S SPICY HOTPOT BILLIONAIRE IS READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD


Zhang Yong, the co-founder and chairman of Haidilao, one of China's most successful hotpot chains, remembers his first time eating out... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 3381

NORTH KOREA FACTORIES HUMMING WITH 'MADE IN CHINA' CLOTHES, TRADERS SAY


It's a hassle to hire North Korean workers though, the Korean-Chinese businesswoman from Dalian said... READ MORE

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


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

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MEET KIM JONG-UN A MOODY YOUNG MAN WITH


Smart, pragmatic, decisive, Andrei Lankov, a North Korea expert at Kookmin University in Seoul, said of Mr. Kim... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 3153

ASIANS WONDER IF TRUMP OR KIM JONG UN IS MORE DANGEROUS


Asians wonder who is more dangerous President Trump or North Korean leader Kim Jong Un?... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 3066

NORTH KOREAN THREAT TO GUAM TESTS CREDIBILITY OF KIM AND TRUMP


A North Korean missile salvo around Guam would present challenges for the United States and its allies... READ MORE

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AMERICA IS PREPARING MILITARY OPTIONS IN CASE SANCTIONS FAIL, SAYS MOST SENIOR US GENERAL


North Korea America is preparing military options in case sanctions fail, says most senior US general... READ MORE

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ANALYSIS | TRUMP'S 'FIRE AND FURY' STATEMENT ECHOES NORTH KOREA'S OWN THREATS


North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States, Trump said at an event at his Bedminster, N.J., golf club... READ MORE

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HOW U.S. MILITARY ACTIONS COULD PLAY OUT IN NORTH KOREA


In a series of verbal warnings over the past several days, Mr. Trump has repeatedly raised the specter of military action toward North Korea... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA TENSION COULD LEAD TO CATASTROPHE


At least 1,000 of those weapons are capable of reaching the densely populated South Korean capital Seoul and its metropolitan area, home to some 25 million people... READ MORE

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