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S Korea arrest warrants approved in Samsung accounting scandal

S Korea arrest warrants approved in Samsung accounting scandal

A South Korean court on Saturday approved arrest warrants for two vice presidents of Samsung Electronics over an accounting scandal, but rejected one for the head of the conglomerate's pharmaceutical arm ...

Amir to visit South Korea, Japan, China

Amir to visit South Korea, Japan, China

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will embark on a three-nation tour of South Korea, Japan and China starting on January 27.

Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

A South Korean delegation crossed the border into North Korea on Wednesday to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for reconnecting and repairing roads and railways across the divided peninsula ...

Moon seeks to break nuclear deadlock at Pyongyang summit

Moon seeks to break nuclear deadlock at Pyongyang summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in travels to Pyongyang this week for his third summit with Kim Jong Un, looking to break the deadlock in nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States.

South Korea says progress of nuclear talks a 'daily concern'

South Korea says progress of nuclear talks a 'daily concern'

South Korea's foreign minister said Thursday that making progress on denuclearisation talks with North Korea is a ‘daily concern’, as she called for fresh momentum at a joint Korean summit next week.

FM meets South Korean PM

FM meets South Korean PM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Thursday met in Seoul with South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon.

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress grilled over illegal maids

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress grilled over illegal maids

The matriarch of the troubled Korean Air dynasty was grilled Monday over allegations she used company resources to illegally hire foreign housekeepers, as a probe into the scandal-hit family widened.

N Korea to rejoin South's time zone in conciliatory gesture

N Korea to rejoin South's time zone in conciliatory gesture

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would move the country's clocks 30 minutes forward to unify with the South's time zone as a conciliatory gesture after Friday's inter-Korean summit, Seoul said Sunday.

North Korea says historic summit opens 'new era for peace'

North Korea says historic summit opens 'new era for peace'

North Korea on Saturday hailed its summit with the South as a ‘historic meeting’ that paved the way for the start of a new era, after the two leaders pledged to pursue a permanent peace and rid the peninsula of nuclear weapons.

South Korean ex-president Lee indicted for corruption

South Korean ex-president Lee indicted for corruption

Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was formerly indicted for corruption Monday, becoming the latest of the country's ex-leaders to face criminal charges.

S Korea's Moon says three-way summit with N Korea, US possible

S Korea's Moon says three-way summit with N Korea, US possible

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday a three-way summit with North Korea and the United States is possible and that talks should aim for an end to the nuclear threat on the Korean peninsula.

S Korea vows tougher laws on sexual abuse amid #MeToo wave

S Korea vows tougher laws on sexual abuse amid #MeToo wave

South Korea vowed on Thursday to strengthen laws against sexual assault and implement measures to reduce harassment as the #MeToo campaign sweeps the country ...