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South Korea says it is battling 'second wave' of coronavirus

South Korea says it is battling 'second wave' of coronavirus

Health authorities in South Korea said for the first time on Monday it is in the midst of a "second wave" of novel coronavirus infections around Seoul, driven by small but persistent outbreaks stemming from a holiday in May.

N.Korea prepares anti-South leaflets amid heightened tensions

N.Korea prepares anti-South leaflets amid heightened tensions

North Korea is gearing up to send propaganda leaflets over its southern border, denouncing North Korean defectors and South Korea, its state media said on Saturday, the latest retaliation

North Korea threatens South with revenge over leaflet campaign

North Korea threatens South with revenge over leaflet campaign

North Korea threatened to take revenge on South Korea in retaliation for a leafletting campaign along the border, in a statement made by Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister.

Top South Korean honour for Qatar's ambassador

Top South Korean honour for Qatar's ambassador

Qatar's ambassador to China Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Dehaimi has been awarded the Gwanghwa Medal for Excellent Diplomatic Service in appreciation

South Korean cafe hires robot barista to help with social distancing

South Korean cafe hires robot barista to help with social distancing

The new robot barista at the cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, is courteous and swift as it seamlessly makes its way towards customers.

Qatar, partners launch global forum to combat coronavirus

Qatar, partners launch global forum to combat coronavirus

Qatar, South Korea, Canada, Denmark and Sierra Leone launched on Tuesday the Group of Friends of Solidarity for Global Health Security to combat the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) ...

S. Korea's Moon warns of Covid-19 second wave as cases rebound

S. Korea's Moon warns of Covid-19 second wave as cases rebound

South Korea warned of a second wave of the new coronavirus on Sunday as infections rebounded to a one-month high, just as the authorities were starting to ease some pandemic restrictions.

Samsung heir apologises over corruption scandal

Samsung heir apologises over corruption scandal

The heir to the Samsung empire bowed in apology Wednesday for company misconduct including a controversial plan for him to ascend to the leadership of the world's largest smartphone maker.

Shots fired by North Korea 'accidental' -Pompeo

Shots fired by North Korea 'accidental' -Pompeo

Shots fired by North Korea across its border with South Korea were likely "accidental," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday as speculation continues to swirl about the health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

North and South Korea exchange gunfire across border at guard post

North and South Korea exchange gunfire across border at guard post

North and South Korea exchanged gunfire around the South's guard post early on Sunday, raising tension a day after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended an almost three-week absence from public life ...

S.Korean officials call for caution amid reports that N.Korean leader Kim is ill

S.Korean officials call for caution amid reports that N.Korean leader Kim is ill

South Korean officials are calling for caution amid reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be ill or is being isolated because of coronavirus concerns, emphasising that they have detected no unusual movements in North Korea.

Body of guide of missing Koreans found in Himalayas

Body of guide of missing Koreans found in Himalayas

Search teams looking for the bodies of four South Koreans killed in a Himalayas avalanche have found the frozen corpse of their Nepali guide, police said Saturday.