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Breakingviews - South Korea wobbles walking U.S.-China high-wire

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TOKYO (Reuters Breakingviews) - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has a bright future with Cirque du Soleil, if he can keep balance on the world's thinnest diplomatic high wire. So far his attempts to juggle competing demands from Beijing and Washington aren't paying off. Both are using the North Korean crisis to score trade concessions. Moon should get off the high wire and pursue a third way: teaming up with Japan and other Asian powers.

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South Korea's Moon says pushing to guarantee safety at Pyeongchang Olympics 20 Sep 2017

SEOUL South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday the country is pushing to ensure security at next year's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics amid rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons programmes.

UPDATE 1-S.Korea's Moon says pushing to guarantee safety at Pyeongchang Olympics 20 Sep 2017

* S.Korea's Moon says country has hosted global sports events successfully despite N.Korea tensions

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U.S., South Korea troops stage mock battle to retake village near North Korean border 19 Sep 2017

POCHEON, South Korea The screech of incoming fire followed by an explosion resounds across forested hillsides near the border between North and South Korea.

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Korean peninsula draws range of military drills in show of force against North Korea 19 Sep 2017

BEIJING/SEOUL The U.S. military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russia and China began naval exercises ahead of a U.N. General Assembly meeting on Tuesday where North Korea's nuclear threat is likely to loom large. | Video

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Nokia says to get sales boost after patent ruling 18 Sep 2017

HELSINKI Nokia will start to book additional revenue from the current quarter after a ruling by an arbitration court on payments from South Korea's LG Electronics for using its smartphone patents.

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Park grabs first-round lead at Evian Championship 15 Sep 2017

South Korean Park Sung-hyun took full advantage of the ultimate mulligan by grabbing the first-round lead of the Evian Championship in France on Friday after bad weather wiped out her poor start a day earlier.

Golf-Park grabs first-round lead at Evian Championship 15 Sep 2017

Sept 15 South Korean Park Sung-hyun took full advantage of the ultimate mulligan by grabbing the first-round lead of the Evian Championship in France on Friday after bad weather wiped out her poor start a day earlier.

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JD Sports enters South Korean market with Hot-T investment 15 Sep 2017

LONDON British sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion said on Friday it had continued its global expansion with a joint venture deal to enter the South Korean market.

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South Korea's Hyundai launches new Genesis sports sedan in SUV-driven market 15 Sep 2017

SEOUL South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co launched its first new sedan under the premium Genesis marque in Seoul on Friday, hoping to cement the brand's place in the luxury segment and make up for its lack of a strong SUV line-up.

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Rescuers get closer to trapped girl as Mexico quake toll passes 220

MEXICO CITY Rescuers toiled to wrest a young girl from the rubble of a partially collapsed school in Mexico City on Wednesday, offering a small glimmer of hope more than a day after a devastating earthquake killed at least 224 people. | Video