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HIJOS , the acronym for "Sons and Daughters for Identity and Justice Against Oblivion and Silence", is an Argentine rights group founded in 1995 when children of people "disappeared" by that country's 1976-1983 military regime came together to hold escraches or outings of human rights violators.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dispatched a high-profile official and close confidant to travel to China on Wednesday as a special envoy while Beijing is under pressure to rein in its belligerent neighbor.
The Bank of Japan affirmed a plan to double the monetary base over two years after a jump in bond yields highlighted risks associated with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign to revive the economy.
Four Japanese academics held a press conference in Busan on Tuesday to announce their support of Korea's sovereignty over the Dokdo islets.
Tensions in the Korean Peninsula are running high as North Korea launched two more short-range missiles for a third consecutive day - bringing the total fired to six.
If Mohammad Rahro, 91, had gone to just any senior center in Maryland, chances are he would not have encountered someone who remembered the headmaster with four wives who rode to school each day on a beloved white donkey.
Sin City was set afire on Saturday night as the best b-boys from the West Coast went head to head in a fierce battle during the Red Bull BC One Cypher under the lighted canopy at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas.
Organizations of various circles in south Korea held a seminar for peace on the Korean peninsula in Kwangju on May 17.
Breakdancers from across the country are heading to Norwich this weekend to battle it out for a place in an international competition.
A bird's eye view of the Gyeongbu Expressway, the nation's first and longest expressway, which was completed in 1970 South Korea has invested in making its roads more efficient by combining routes with transport systems based on information technology South Korea's road infrastructure played a critical role in the rapid recovery from the Korean War ... (more)
South Korea on Monday slammed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's defence of political leaders' visits to the country's controversial war shrine, reiterating its demand that Japan correct its understanding of history.
South Korean shares edged lower on Monday, with gains in automakers such as Hyundai Motor offset by falls in food companies as institutions took profits on the sector.
Beijing - The Chinese Embassy in Pyongyang asked North Korea to release a private Chinese fishing boat and its crew soon after its owner reported the detention 10 days ago, state media said.
The Anti-Human Trafficking Division has applied to the Criminal Court for a warrant to arrest Piengjai Phuplado, 43, who is the aunt of the teenage girl lured into the flesh trade in South Korea, Pol Col Chusak Apaisak said.
It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
Six years after its 2007 Seoul run, South Africa's iconic musical "Umoja: The Spirit of Togetherness" is back in Korea to show off the country's colorful and explosive culture, deeply linked to its stormy history.