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Sunken South Korean ferry slowly emerges three years after disaster

SEOUL A South Korean ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly emerged from a gray sea on Thursday, a somber reminder of a tragedy that traumatized the country.

Mar 22 2017

Sunken South Korean ferry slowly emerges three years after disaster

SEOUL, March 23 A South Korean ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly emerged from a grey sea on Thursday, a sombre reminder of a tragedy that traumatised the country.

Mar 22 2017

North Korea missile test fails, U.S. and South say, as tensions simmer

SEOUL A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded just after it was launched on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said after detecting the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state that have alarmed the region. | Video

Mar 21 2017

With no script, marathon questioning is beyond comfort zone for South Korea's Park

SEOUL Park Geun-hye's hairdresser came as usual on Tuesday morning to coif the former South Korean president's hair in the cropped chignon style favored by her mother, before she was assassinated more than four decades ago.

Mar 20 2017

North Korea engine test may be prelude to partial ICBM flight

SEOUL North Korea has likely mastered the technology to power the different stages of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and may show it off soon, analysts say, but it is likely still a long way from being able to hit the mainland United States. | Video

Mar 20 2017

Ousted South Korea leader Park turns to loyalists for defense

SEOUL A lawyer known as her "bullet-proof vest" is on former South Korean president Park Geun-hye's legal team. So are two failed candidates for parliament from her ruling party.

Mar 17 2017

Tillerson delivers stark warning to North Korea of possible military response

SEOUL U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday issued the Trump administration's starkest warning yet to North Korea, saying that a military response would be "on the table" if Pyongyang took action to threaten South Korean and U.S. forces. | Video

Mar 15 2017

South Korea to hold election May 9, prosecutors summon ousted Park

SEOUL South Korea said on Wednesday it will hold an election on May 9 to choose a successor for former President Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office in a historic court ruling last week over a widening corruption scandal.

Mar 13 2017

South Korea's Park criticized over defiance, faces calls for investigation

SEOUL Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye faced criticism on Monday over a defiant vow that the truth of her impeachment would be revealed, with the main opposition party urging prosecutors to investigate her quickly.

Mar 12 2017

South Korea's disgraced Park leaves Blue House, says truth will out

SEOUL Disgraced South Korean leader Park Geun-hye left the presidential Blue House on Sunday, two days after a court dismissed her over a corruption scandal, facing life as a private citizen and the possibility of jail. | Video

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