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11 min ago | AccuWeather.com
What was once Typhoon Matmo will continue to travel northeastward over the coming weekend, bringing continued heavy rain and occasional gusty winds to portions of Asia.
4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
Former South Korean sex slaves to the Japanese Imperial Army during the Second World War and their supporters protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on April 15, 1998.
8 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
South Korea's government announced a $40 billion stimulus plan Thursday after the shock of a deadly ferry sinking slowed economic growth to the lowest level in three quarters.
South Korean police ended an unprecedented manhunt Tuesday without a live suspect, but with what they said was the body of the wealthy businessman wanted for months over the Sewol ferry disaster.
South Korea's police force was pilloried as doltish and incompetent Wednesday after announcing that a body found six weeks ago was that of a fugitive tycoon at the heart of a months-long manhunt.
A chef believes that American barbecue is good for the Seoul: Korea is already known for its barbecue but that hasn't stopped Linus Kim , a Korean American, from opening an Alabama-style barbecue place in Seoul.
Cautious optimism is growing for enhanced inter-Korean ties as both sides hope for a breakthrough in the relations that have long been deadlocked due to Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions and relentless saber-rattling.
The death of two Americans serving in Israel's military in this weekend's fighting with Hamas in Gaza is not the first time Americans have died while serving in foreign militaries.
South Korea and Japan resumed suspended high-level talks in Seoul on Wednesday about the sensitive issue of wartime sex slaves, despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties.
The ridesharing service Uber promises to connect people needing a lift with drivers offering one, and it appears to be pretty useful.
The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".
SEOUL: The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".
Twenty-nine North Korean defectors and five of their South Korean helpers were arrested in China on July 15-17.
THE body of the South Korean tycoon - wanted over the sinking of a ferry in April in which more than 300 people died -was only identified more than a month after it was found in an orchard with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby.
The police confirmed Tuesday that a dead body, found by a farmer in South Jeolla Province on June 12, is that of Yoo Byung-eun, owner of the capsized ferry Sewol.
ANSAN, South Korea-Months have passed since the sinking of the Sewol ferry in South Korea.
In Jeju, Korea, a place emerging as a world-famous vacation spot with natural tourism resources, a recent study revealed a volcanic eruption occurred on the island as recently as 5,000 years ago.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:21 am
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