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Mysterious North Korean spy to lead its Olympics delegation

SEOUL, South Korea - In what many in South Korea are calling another sign that the North is making attempts to improve ties with the country - Pyongyang announced that a high-ranking official will

Curious Olympics visitors crowding South Korea's Penis Park

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Thanks to the Winter Olympics, the South Korean ‘Penis Park’ has become an unlikely tourist hotspot in the country. The South Korean park, filled

South Korea: U.S. willing to hold talks with North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea - Following the first rounds of talks being initiated between the two Koreas - the South Korean President Moon Jae In has now said that the U.S. has indicated that it is open to

Winter Olympics cyberattack: Internal systems crash

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - The internal systems at the Winter Olympics are said to have been hit by a cyberattack on Friday. On Sunday, Olympic officials confirmed the cyberattack, which they

Olive branch? Kim Jong Un invites Moon Jae In to North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea - On Saturday, South Korean President Moon Jae In’s office confirmed that he had received an invitation to visit North Korea from its leader Kim Jong Un. The

South raises North Korean flag despite laws prohibiting it

SEOUL, South Korea - Despite laws against it, the North Korean national flag was raised in the South on Thursday. Organisers of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics said that ahead of the games, an

South Korea urges North to denuclearize in significant talks

SEOUL, South Korea - After more than two years, the first formal engagement in talks between the two Koreas, indeed was watched closely by all world powers and everything from the approach to the

South Korea ranked third among major economies in GDP growth

SEOUL, South Korea - In fresh statistics revealed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD), South Korea is said to have been ranked third among major economies in gross

South Korea fires warning shots at heavily militarized DMZ

SEOUL, South Korea - Complicating efforts to ease tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs, South Korean guards fired warning shots across the heavily militarized border with

Dozens killed in major blaze at South Korean sports centre

JECHEON, South Korea - In a horrific incident on Thursday, a major fire broke out at a public sauna in South Korea killing at least 29 people and leaving dozens injured. Officials said on

U.S., South Korea begin biggest ever combined training drill

SEOUL, South Korea - On Monday, hundreds of aircrafts and dozens of stealth jets led the beginning of the five-day drills called Vigilant Ace - the biggest-ever combined air force exercise between

Cannes: 'The Day After,' 'Claire's Camera' seal multiple deals

PanARMENIAN.Net - South Korean director Hong Sang-soo's The Day After and Claire's Camera sold to multiple territories following their premieres at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival,

South Korea has the best 4G availability in the world

SEOUL, South Korea - In its latest State of LTE report, on the performance of mobile networks through crowdsourced data, OpenSignal has revealed the world’s best nations for 4G

South Korea says U.S. reaffirms it will shoulder THAAD costs

PanARMENIAN.Net - South Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay

South Korea plunges into turmoil after impeached President is formally ousted

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korea's Constitutional Court formally ousted the country’s impeached first female President Park Geun-hye on Friday amid the spiraling corruption and

South Korea’s corruption scandal explodes: Samsung heir indicted on bribery charges

SEOUL, South Korea - Jay Y. Lee, heir to the Samsung empire, and four other top company executives were indicted today on multiple charges including bribery and embezzlement.> BNN Forty

Samsung chief quizzed again over corruption scandal

SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee was summoned at the South Korean special prosecutor's office for questioning on Monday as part of a wider investigation into a corruption

Pentagon Chief Mattis commits to deployment of THAAD, offending North Korea, China

SEOUL, South Korea - In more belligerent rhetoric, North Korea on Friday said the focus of the U.S. and South Korea on the THAAD missile defense system is pushing the Korean peninsula to the

South Korea impeaches President Park Geun-hye, bringing relief to Korean stock market

SEOUL, South Korea - In a crucial development, South Korea's parliament voted on Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye, easily clearing the two-thirds majority needed. < BNN The

South Korea’s Park on her way out - Will this be Trump administration’s first international challenge?

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea is witnessing a bizarre corruption scandal, which is threatening to bring down its president, who is struggling for political survival.> BNN Park Geun-hye

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