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6 things you need to know about South Korea

IT'S one of the hottest destinations in the world right now and there are some rather unexpected things you should know before visiting it.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Former sex slave says she still feels impact of meeting with pope

A day after Pope Francis left South Korea, a former sex slave who spent a few minutes with the pontiff said she still felt the impact of their meeting.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

AkiPress

11:16 Boryeong Mud Festival in South Korea has chances to become global

Slipping, sliding, wrestling, showering and painting in mud can be on anyone's travel wish list.

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Fox News

Pope backs use of force against Islamic militants attacking religious minorities in Iraq

Aug. 18, 2014 - Pope Francis celebrates a Mass of reconciliation at Seoul's main cathedral, in South Korea.

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The Straits Times

Seoul Sisters: Girls can really have fun and get rejuvenated in South Korea's star-studded capital

LADIES really are able to live it up in Seoul, I thought, as I sat in a bronze-gold leather chair, in downtown Gangnam's Jenny House, as Eun Che, a hairstylist to the stars, examined my tresses.

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Korea Herald

Seoul to decide whether to permit use of Lotte skyscraper by end-Aug.

The city government of Seoul plans to decide by the end of this month whether to permit the use of completed lower floors of a skyscraper retail giant Lotte Group is building in the southern part of the capital, an official said Monday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Fired Ballistic Missiles for Pope's Visit

North Korea on Saturday released a photo that shows the projectiles it fired into the East Sea last Thursday were not short-range rockets from a multiple launcher but ballistic missiles.

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Bangkok Post

Pope to spell out Asia vision

Pope Francis was expected to set out his vision for the Catholic Church in Asia as he meets Sunday with bishops from the region and lead a Mass for a youth festival.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Seeing Korea through his parents' eyes

The author's mother, Duckja Kim, walked in the fields of Wolseong Park in Gyeong-ju.

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The Raw Story

Pope Francis asks 'What would we die for?' at mass for Korean martyrs

Pope Francis beatified 124 early Korean martyrs on Saturday at a mass in Seoul and challenged the massive crowd to ask what values they might be willing to die for in an increasingly materialistic, globalised world.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Seattle Times

As Japan marks WWII surrender, prime minister avoids controversial shrine

Two Japanese Cabinet members and a group of lawmakers marked the 69th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II on Friday by visiting a Tokyo shrine that China and South Korea regard as a totem to Japan's militarist past.

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Fox News

North Korea says rocket tests not connected to South Korea Pope visit

Aug. 14, 2014 - Pope Francis, right, meeting with the bishops of Korea at the headquarters of the Korean Episcopal Conference in Seoul, South Korea.

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ContactMusic.com

Armed Police Called In As Lady Gaga Is Mobbed In South Korea

Armed police were called in to rescue Lady Gaga after she was mobbed by hundreds of fans at an airport in South Korea on Friday .

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Los Angeles Times

As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine

White doves are released during a ceremony at Tokyo's Yasukuni shrine to honor Japan's war dead as the nation marks the 69th anniversary of its surrender in World War II.

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Boston.com

Pope Francis reaches out to Koreans scarred by ferry disaster

A woman held a picture of Pope Francis as the crowd waited for his arrival to attend a Mass on Friday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Japanese cabinet ministers visit shrine to war dead on anniversary of World War Two defeat

Japanese cabinet ministers paid their respects on Friday at a Tokyo shrine to war dead seen as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, a move likely to anger Asian neighbors and put at risk attempts to improve regional ties.

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New York Post

South Korean's amazed by pope's anti-Gangnam style car

Pope Francis' choice of wheels during his five-day South Korean visit has surprised many in this painfully self-conscious country, where big-shots rarely hit the streets in anything but expensive luxury cars.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

English Dong-A

Korean Catholic Church prepare to protect Pope`s health

Korean Catholic Church prepares to protect Pope`s health . AUGUST 14, 2014 04:30.

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Korea Herald

Art's influence on film, fashion, music

Art has inspired many areas of culture. Recently, designers, musicians and a filmmaker who seek inspiration from art have teamed up with artists for collaborative exhibitions.

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GPB.org

In A Shift, China Allows Pope Francis To Use Its Airspace For Asia Trip

In South Korea, final preparations are being made for Pope Francis' upcoming visit.

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