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Samsung recovers over 60 percent of recalled Note 7s in South Korea, U.S.

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SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday it has got back more than 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea and the United States, suggesting it is making progress in its attempts to recover from the crisis.

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Samsung recovers over 60 percent of recalled Note 7s in South Korea, U.S. 7:47am BST

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday it has got back more than 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea and the United States, suggesting it is making progress in its attempts to recover from the crisis.

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South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman 26 Sep 2016

SEOUL South Korean prosecutors asked a court on Monday to approve an arrest warrant for the chairman of the Lotte Group conglomerate on suspicion of embezzlement and breach of trust, a prosecution source with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman 26 Sep 2016

SEOUL South Korean prosecutors asked a court on Monday to approve an arrest warrant for the chairman of the Lotte Group conglomerate on suspicion of embezzlement and breach of trust, a prosecution source with direct knowledge of the matter said.

China probes North Korea bank suspected of nuclear link - South Korea paper 26 Sep 2016

SEOUL China is investigating executives of a North Korean bank believed to finance the illicit procurement of arms and materials related to the isolated country's banned nuclear programme, South Korea's JoongAng Daily reported on Monday.

UPDATE 2-S.Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman 26 Sep 2016

* Court hearing on request expected "soon" (Recasts, adds details, background)

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Hyundai Motor union stages first full strike in 12 years 26 Sep 2016

SEOUL Hyundai Motor's South Korean labor union staged its first full nationwide strike in 12 years on Monday over stalled wage talks, putting the automaker's earnings and sales targets at risk.

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Hyundai Motor union stages first full strike in 12 years 26 Sep 2016

SEOUL Hyundai Motor's South Korean labour union staged its first full nationwide strike in 12 years on Monday over stalled wage talks, putting the automaker's earnings and sales targets at risk.

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Samsung Electronics delays South Korea re-start of Note 7 sales by three days 25 Sep 2016

SEOUL Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to Oct. 1, a move it says is needed for speedy completion of the ongoing recall in the country.

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U.S. says THAAD not negotiable, but confident on North Korea sanctions 24 Sep 2016

NEW YORK The planned U.S. deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system in South Korea is not negotiable as part of efforts to agree new U.N. sanctions on North Korea after its fifth nuclear test, but Washington is confident tougher steps will be agreed before long, the senior U.S. diplomat for Asia said on Friday.

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Clinton assails Trump in blistering U.S. presidential debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. Democrat Hillary Clinton accused Republican Donald Trump of racism, sexism and tax avoidance on Monday, putting him on the defensive during a 2016 U.S. presidential debate rife with blistering insults and short on policy. | Video