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S Korea and US to cancel joint military air drill

S Korea and US to cancel joint military air drill

South Korea and the United States are expected to cancel a combined air drill for the second straight year to avoid tensions with North Korea

S.Korean divers find crashed Airbus chopper, 7 people missing

S.Korean divers find crashed Airbus chopper, 7 people missing

Divers from South Korean rescue services on Friday located an Airbus chopper which fell into the sea with seven people on board off the disputed islets of Dokdo late on Thursday.

S Korean expats mark National Day

S Korean expats mark National Day

The embassy of Korea in Doha on Wednesday hosted a reception to mark their National Day with patriotic fervour and a music performance.

S.Korea says scrambled fighters after Russian warplanes violated air defence zone

S.Korea says scrambled fighters after Russian warplanes violated air defence zone

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after Russian warplanes entered South Korea's air space identification zone on Tuesday, the latest in a series of such violations, its military said.

FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he was ‘disappointed’ after attending a historic but bizarre World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea that had empty stands and no live broadcast.

Fans, celebrities mourn death of K-pop star Sulli

Fans, celebrities mourn death of K-pop star Sulli

Fans and fellow performers on Tuesday mourned the death of a K-pop star who had long been the target of online bullying, some calling for greater mental health support for those working in the country ...

QFC eyeing more South Korea firms amid increasing trade ties

QFC eyeing more South Korea firms amid increasing trade ties

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC) is eyeing more South Korean firms in view of the growing trade relation between the two countries.

Embattled S.Korea justice minister resigns amid protests

Embattled S.Korea justice minister resigns amid protests

South Korean Justice Minister Cho Kuk, mired in a corruption scandal involving his family, resigned on Monday after just over a month on the job, saying his appointment had become a political burden for the government.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

North Korea fired what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile, Seoul said Wednesday, just days before Washington and Pyongyang were set to resume long-stalled nuclear talks.

Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale on Sept 6 in South Korea

Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale on Sept 6 in South Korea

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will go on sale on Friday in South Korea, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

South Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade 'white list'

South 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 two countries.

North Korea says latest test was 'new weapon'

North Korea says latest test was 'new weapon'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a ‘new weapon’ test, state media reported Sunday, the latest in a series of launches that US President Donald Trump has played down as Washington ...