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Granqvist's VAR penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea

Granqvist's VAR penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea

A VAR-awarded penalty gave Sweden a narrow but deserved victory in their opening Group F match against a poor South Korea side in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday.

South Korea and US set to suspend major military drills

South Korea and US set to suspend major military drills

The South Korean news agency said the suspension was likely to affect only major joint exercises, not more routine military training.

Mattis not surprised by Trump halting South Korea drills –Pentagon

Mattis not surprised by Trump halting South Korea drills –Pentagon

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was not caught off guard by President Donald Trump's announcement that he was suspending military exercises with South Korea, a Pentagon spokeswoman said on Tuesday, adding he was consulted ahead of time.

North Korea proposes joint celebration of 2000 summit

North Korea proposes joint celebration of 2000 summit

North Korea suggested during high-level talks on Friday that the two Koreas hold a joint celebration of the anniversary of a historic 2000 inter-Korean summit this month in the South, an official in Seoul said.

Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission to salvage a rare diplomatic opening between the US and North Korea that is in trouble almost before it begins.

South Korea's LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73

South Korea's LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73

The chairman of South Korea's LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, instrumental to transforming the country's fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a year-long battle with brain disease.

South Korea police foil anti-Pyongyang leaflet launch

South Korea police foil anti-Pyongyang leaflet launch

South Korean police on Saturday prevented activists from launching anti-Pyongyang leaflets to North Korea, citing an agreement reached at a historic inter-Korean summit last month.

Trump orders Pentagon to consider reducing US troops in South Korea

Trump orders Pentagon to consider reducing US troops in South Korea

President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to prepare options for reducing the number of US troops in South Korea, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing several people briefed on the deliberations.

South Korean police seek arrest warrant for Korean Air daughter

South Korean police seek arrest warrant for Korean Air daughter

South Korean police are seeking an arrest warrant for the youngest daughter of Korean Air Lines' chairman on suspicion of assault during a recent angry outburst, police said on Friday.

S. Korea, Japan and China to hold summit next week

S. Korea, Japan and China to hold summit next week

All three of the neighbours are deeply involved with North Korea -- the South as its neighbour, key US ally Japan as a sometime target for its threats, and China as its key diplomatic backer and business partner.

North and South Korea start to dismantle border speakers, fulfilling summit pledge

North and South Korea start to dismantle border speakers, fulfilling summit pledge

North and South Korea began dismantling loudspeakers that blared propaganda across their heavily fortified border on Tuesday, South Korea's defense ministry said, fulfilling a promise made at last week's historic summit.

Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize: South Korean president

Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize: South Korean president

Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged at a summit to end hostilities between their countries and work toward the "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula. Trump is preparing for his own summit with Kim.