South Korea
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  • A S. Korean official said that Seoul wants to play “the role of a mediator.”

    A day after N. Korea threatened to call off the June 12 summit with the U.S., an official at the South's presidential Blue House said that Seoul wants to play “the role of a mediator” between the two sides.

    LAST UPDATE : May 17, 2018, 7:33 AM EDT
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  • N. Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets his S. Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in.

    N. Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his S. Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in pledged to “write a new chapter” in history as they held a landmark summit, aimed at restoring peace between the two nations, technically still at war.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 27, 2018, 6:57 AM EDT
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  • South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye ruled guilty of abuse of power and coercion.

    South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye has been awarded a 24-year jail sentence after the court found her guilty of 16 out of 18 charges, most of them related to corruption, bribery and abuse of power.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 06, 2018, 7:38 AM EDT
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  • (Source: AP/Kim Dong-mi/Yonhap)

    At least 37 people were killed and 70 others injured after a deadly fire broke out at Sejong Hospital in the south-eastern city of Miryang, raising concerns on the safety standards in one of the world’s leading economies.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 26, 2018, 6:30 AM EST
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  • (Source: Republic of Korea/flickr)

    South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in credited his American counterpart for creating a political environment, through sanctions and pressure on the North, which led to historic inter-Korean talks this week.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 10, 2018, 7:15 AM EST
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  • S. Korea's President Moon Jae-in called it "groundbreaking chance."

    S. Korea’s President Moon Jae-in described the proposed talks on January 9, as a “groundbreaking chance” to mend ties between the two nations, technically still at war.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 02, 2018, 6:33 AM EST
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