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South Korea: Republic in East Asia
South Korea is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia under Gwanggaeto the Great. Its capital, Seoul, is a major global city and half of South Korea's over 51 million people live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fourth largest metropolitan economy in the world.

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North Korea leader Kim invited Trump to Pyongyang in letter: report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August amid stalled denuclearisation talks, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday,..
Reuters - Published

South Korea's Moon, Trump expected to meet at U.N. amid hopes for new North Korea talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to hold a summit at the United Nations this month, Moon's office said on Friday, amid hopes for a restart of talks aimed..
Reuters - Published

Videos for South Korea

South Korea opposition leader shaves head in protest [Video]South Korea opposition leader shaves head in protest

The leader of the Liberty Party, South Korea's main opposition party, Hwang Kyo-ahn shaved his head in Seoul to show dissent over South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Justice Minister Cho Kuk.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Creepy or cute? Robot pals for you and your dog [Video]Creepy or cute? Robot pals for you and your dog

Virtual assistants and robot toys are nothing new. But at a Berlin tech expo some companies are trying to push the envelope a bit further. Matthew Larotonda reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

N. Korea fires projectiles after U.S. talks offer [Video]N. Korea fires projectiles after U.S. talks offer

North Korea fired a new round of short-range projectiles on Tuesday (August 10), South Korean officials said, only hours after it signaled a new willingness to resume stalled denuclearisation talks..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

U.S. rescues last crew member from stricken S. Korean ship [Video]U.S. rescues last crew member from stricken S. Korean ship

Rescue workers on Monday freed the final crew member trapped inside a South Korean cargo vessel that flipped on its side off the coast of Georgia, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Mia Womersley reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

South Korea music concert promotes peace with North [Video]South Korea music concert promotes peace with North

The concert was held near the heavily fortified border separating North and South Korea, a year after improving ties were marked with a summit between them.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

US Coast Guard hosts crew to safety [Video]US Coast Guard hosts crew to safety

Video shot late Sunday night shows a Coast Guard helicopter aircrew hoisting crewmembers from the stricken cargo vessel, Golden Ray as it listed in waters off the Georgia coast. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

At Europe tech show, Huawei stays defiant [Video]At Europe tech show, Huawei stays defiant

Europe's top consumer technology show opens Friday in Berlin, and Huawei was sounding bullish about its plans despite the challenge of U.S. sanctions. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

Samsung's improved Galaxy Fold to finally hit the stores [Video]Samsung's improved Galaxy Fold to finally hit the stores

Samsung has confirmed that its delayed Galaxy Fold will finally go on sale on Friday in South Korea, and other countries including the UK in the weeks that follow. The Korean firm said it had improved..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:43Published

Samsung tries again with its folding phone [Video]Samsung tries again with its folding phone

Samsung has relaunched its Fold smartphone after an earlier launch was aborted when the handsets proved easy to break. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

S Korea's Supreme Court orders retrial for Samsung heir Jay Y Lee [Video]S Korea's Supreme Court orders retrial for Samsung heir Jay Y Lee

Supreme Court says interpretation by Seoul High Court on what constituted bribes to then-President Park was too narrow.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:08Published

Japan-South Korea dispute undermines trade ties [Video]Japan-South Korea dispute undermines trade ties

Alleged abuses of South Koreans by the Japanese during World War II is destabilising relations.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:14Published

Trump says U.S. has really good relationship with North Korea [Video]Trump says U.S. has really good relationship with North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States has a really good relationship with North Korea and that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, has been "pretty straight" with him. Mia..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

Japan PM Abe: S Korea move to end intelligence pact damages trust [Video]Japan PM Abe: S Korea move to end intelligence pact damages trust

Tokyo summons Seoul's top envoy to protest against decision as two Asian neighbours and US allies continue to squabble.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published

North Korea Says They're Ready To Talk With The US [Video]North Korea Says They're Ready To Talk With The US

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Pyongyang is ready for dialogue and confrontation with the U.S. According to Reuters, he warned Washington that continued sanctions wouldn’t be the right..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Facebook introduces new privacy feature in three countries [Video]Facebook introduces new privacy feature in three countries

Facebook rolled out a new privacy feature in Ireland, Spain, and South Korea to allow users to sever the connection between their Facebook accounts and other websites.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:44Published

America's Longest War May Come To An End [Video]America's Longest War May Come To An End

President Trump is expected to meet with his top national security advisers on Friday. The meeting is to review a US-Taliban peace plan that could end America's longest running war. However, it could..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Defiant North Korea fires off two projectiles [Video]Defiant North Korea fires off two projectiles

North Korea fires two projectiles into the sea on Friday and announces that talks with South Korea are over. The launch is the latest in a string of tests over the past month. Eve Johnson reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

South Koreans mark anniversary of end of Japan's colonial rule [Video]South Koreans mark anniversary of end of Japan's colonial rule

Anti-Japan protests have included renewed calls for an apology and compensation for forced sex workers during World War II.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published

South Korean President urges talks with Japan [Video]South Korean President urges talks with Japan

On the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, South Korea's president on Thursday (August 15) urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to engage in talks to repair strained..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Zombie mask: What is the new facial trend? [Video]Zombie mask: What is the new facial trend?

A look at the new facial that has been nicknamed the zombie mask as it contorts the skin during the treatment. The South Korean brand Hanacure ironically makes you look years older. However, once..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:06Published

S.Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade 'white list' [Video]S.Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade 'white list'

South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy [Video]K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy

South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Kim Jong Un Reportedly Oversaw New Weapon [Video]Kim Jong Un Reportedly Oversaw New Weapon

North Korea recently tested a new weapon and leader Kim Jong Un reportedly inspected it. A senior diplomat dismissed the possibility of inter-korean talks in protest of the military drills. According..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

 

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics

South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, as the Asian neighbours engage..
Reuters - Published

Buying a big stick: South Korea's military spending has North Korea worried

South Korea and North Korea have continued to pour resources into modernizing their militaries despite a frenzy of diplomacy since 2018, data shows, creating a point of tension that has sharpened as..
Reuters - Published

North Korea launches projectiles hours after it offers to resume talks with U.S.

North Korea reportedly launched two more projectiles into the sea. South Korea’s military says the unidentified objects traveled about 200 miles, and splashed down in the water off the country's east..
CBS News - Published

South Korean watchdog finds no foul play in defection of North Korean waitresses

An investigation by South Korea's human rights watchdog found no evidence the country's spy agency tricked or coerced a dozen North Korean restaurant workers into defecting in 2016, as some have..
Reuters - Published

Final crew member from capsized cargo ship rescued after 40 hours

Four crew members rescued from inside a capsized cargo ship off Georgia are said to be in good condition. The last of those South Korean sailors was pulled to safety Monday. He had been trapped in the..
CBS News - Published

AP Top Stories September 10 A

Here's the latest for Tuesday September 10th: Special US House election in North Carolina; British parliament suspended; South Korea says North Korea launched two projectiles; Last four crew members..
USATODAY.com - Published

North Korea says it will resume talks but adds pressure with new launches

North Korea fired a new round of short-range projectiles on Tuesday, South Korean officials said, only hours after it signaled a new willingness to resume stalled denuclearization talks with the United..
Reuters - Published

North Korea offers talks then launches more short-range projectiles

North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles on Tuesday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, hours after a senior diplomat announced Pyongyang would be willing to resume..
Reuters - Published

North Korea follows offer of talks with new projectile launches

North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles on Tuesday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, hours after a senior diplomat announced Pyongyang would be willing to resume..
Reuters - Published

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles: South Korean military

North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles on Tuesday morning from South Pyongan province towards the east, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
Reuters - Published

U.S. rescues last crew member from stricken South Korean ship

Rescue workers on Monday freed the final crew member trapped inside a South Korean cargo vessel that flipped on its side off the coast of Georgia, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Reuters - Published

Rescue planned for four missing crew found alive on stricken vessel: U.S. Coast Guard

Rescue workers on Monday were planning to extract four missing crew members from a South Korean cargo vessel carrying about 4,000 cars to the Middle East that turned on its side off the coast of..
Reuters - Published

Hyundai Glovis car carrier listing off coast of U.S. state of Georgia

A South Korean cargo vessel carrying 4,000 cars bound for the Middle East listed heavily on Sunday off the coast of the southern U.S. state of Georgia, an official of operator Hyundai Glovis said.
Reuters - Published

Typhoon knocks out power in South Korea; North braces for storm

A powerful typhoon slammed into South Korea early on Saturday, killing at least one person and disrupting power to 57,000 households before turning toward North Korea, authorities said.
Reuters - Published

Typhoon Lingling knocks out power for thousands in South Korea

It is expected to affect a broader part of the country as it passes off South Korea's west coast before making landfall in North Korea in the evening
CBS News - Published

Moon appointee's 'privileged' daughter angers young South Koreans

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's nominee for justice minister may soon take office under the cloud of a prosecution enquiry and public outcry over a scandal that has reignited debate over class..
Reuters - Published

South Korean lawmaker sparks outrage after scolding nominee for not having baby

A South Korean lawmaker came under fire this week after he scolded a female nominee to the country's antitrust body for not having a child to fulfill her duty to the nation.
Reuters - Published

South Korea's CJ Group heir apparent arrested for suspected narcotics law violation

The heir apparent of South Korean food-to-entertainment conglomerate CJ Group has been arrested for suspected narcotics law violation after turning himself in, the prosecutors' office said.
Reuters - Published

Out of Reach

After 30 years, the prime suspect in the brutal murder of an American woman living in South Korea speaks out and maintains she’s innocent. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
CBS News - Published

Letter threatening to hunt Koreans sent to South Korean embassy in Japan: media

A letter threatening to hunt Koreans and containing what appeared to be a bullet has been sent to the South Korean embassy in Japan amid worsening ties between the Asian neighbors, Japanese media said..
Reuters - Published

Japan exhibition defends pulling 'comfort woman' statue, opponents decry censorship

Organizers of a Japanese art exhibition who withdrew a statue symbolizing "comfort women" defended their decision on Monday as justified given a crisis in ties between Japan and South Korea and arson..
Reuters - Published

South Korean lawmakers visit disputed islets as Japan tensions mount

A group of South Korean lawmakers visited islands disputed with Japan, sparking a protest from the Japanese foreign ministry as the countries' already tense relationship deteriorates further.
Reuters - Published

China, Japan, South Korea to step up cultural ties despite rows

The culture ministers of South Korea, Japan and China agreed on Friday to step up cultural, sports and people-to-people exchanges despite recent tensions over trade and their shared history.
Reuters - Published

South Korea court ruling raises chance of Samsung heir's return to jail

South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a bribery case against the heir of the Samsung Group should be reviewed by a lower court, raising the possibility of a tougher sentence and potential..
Reuters - Published

South Korea top court returns Samsung heir Lee's bribery case for review

South Korea's Supreme court on Thursday overturned part of an appeals court ruling in the bribery case of Samsung Group's de facto chief Jay Y. Lee, who had been given a two-and-a-half-year suspended..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: South Korea's top court ruling on Samsung heir and ex-president

Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction of Jay Y. Lee, in a scandal that unseated the..
Reuters - Published

Scrapped intelligence pact draws United States into deepening South Korea-Japan dispute

South Korea's decision to scrap a military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan has led to an increasingly public split with the United States, just when the allies face rising tensions with North..
Reuters - Published

South Korea's top court orders review of ex-president Park's graft case

South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned part of a ruling that sent former President Park Geun-hye to prison on corruption charges, citing procedural problems.
Reuters - Published

Japan-South Korea trade row threatens a vital security alliance

South Korea is bristling at Japan's decision to change their trade relationship and has nixed an intelligence sharing pact in response, just as the U.S. needs regional unity
CBS News - Published

South Korea says regrettable that Japan's trade curbs have taken effect

It was deeply regrettable that Japan's decision to scrap fast-track export status for South Korea has taken effect, Seoul said on Wednesday, adding that it was up to Tokyo to take action to reverse a..
Reuters - Published

South Korea summons Japan ambassador as export trade curbs take effect

South Korea summoned Japan's ambassador to protest a decision to remove Seoul's fast-track export status, which took effect on Wednesday amid a deepening political and economic feud.
Reuters - Published

U.S. hopes South Korea and Japan can rebuild ties from 'rock bottom'

The United States hopes a damaging row between the leaders of U.S. allies South Korea and Japan has hit rock bottom but believes recent military exercises by Seoul have not helped, a senior State..
Reuters - Published

Angelina Jolie is 'so proud' of son Maddox

Angelina Jolie expressed her pride in son Maddox at Disney's D23 Expo after he started university in South Korea. (Aug. 26)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Expanded South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest

South Korean forces began two days of expanded drills on Sunday around an island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo only days after Seoul said it would scrap an intelligence-sharing..
Reuters - Published

Japan says South Korean naval drills around disputed island must end

Japan's foreign ministry said on Sunday that South Korean navy drills around Takeshima island, which is called Dokdo in Korean, were unacceptable and issued a protest demanding an end to the..
Reuters - Published

North Korea launches short-range missiles again, complicating U.S. attempts for talks

Japan's Coast Guard said it detected suspected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday, while the South Korean military said North Korea had fired two projectiles into the sea off its..
Reuters - Published

U.S. aware of reports of North Korea missile launch, consulting with allies: official

The United States is aware of reports of a North Korean missile launch and is consulting with Japan and South Korea, a senior administration official said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

North Korea fires projectiles off east coast​, South Korea says

​South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launches were made from the North's northeastern Hamgyong province
CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters

North Korea launches ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan: Japan's Coast Guard

Japan's Coast Guard said it detected a suspected ballistic missile launch from North Korea on Saturday, while Yonhap news agency quoted the South Korean military as saying North Korea had fired two..
Reuters - Published

'Blind men': End of South Korea-Japan pact undermines bid to understand North Korea threats

South Korea's decision to scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan could harm efforts to understand threats from North Korea, and potentially weaken the ability to monitor its missile launches,..
Reuters - Published

Japan says South Korea fails to grasp North Korea threat with scrapping of pact

Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing security threat posed..
Reuters - Published

South Korea officially notifies Japan of ending of intelligence-sharing pact: NHK

South Korea has officially notified Japan that it is ending their intelligence-sharing pact, public broadcaster NHK reported, citing the Japanese foreign ministry.
Reuters - Published

Japan PM reiterates that Tokyo wants South Korea to keep its promises, rebuild trust

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Japan still expects South Korea to keep its promises on the contentious issue of wartime forced labor and to work to rebuild trust.
Reuters - Published

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