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Golf-South Korea's Lee maintains lead at Kia

- South Korean Lee Mi-rim maintained her lead at the Kia Classic for the third successive day after a six-under-par 66 gave her a one-stroke edge on Saturday heading into the final round in southern California.

UPDATE 1-Golf-South Korea's Lee maintains lead at Kia 4:57am BST

March 28 - South Korean Lee Mi-rim maintained her lead at the Kia Classic for the third successive day after a six-under-par 66 gave her a one-stroke edge on Saturday heading into the final round in southern California.

Pressel ties course record, co-leader at Kia 28 Mar 2015

- American Morgan Pressel is threatening to end South Korean born-golfers' domination of the early LPGA season after firing an eight-under-par 64 on Friday to tie for the second round lead of the Kia Classic in southern California.

Golf-Pressel ties course record, co-leader at Kia 28 Mar 2015

March 27 - American Morgan Pressel is threatening to end South Korean born-golfers' domination of the early LPGA season after firing an eight-under-par 64 on Friday to tie for the second round lead of the Kia Classic in southern California.

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South Korea sees gains for its infrastructure firms from joining AIIB 28 Mar 2015

SEJONG, South Korea/SEOUL - South Korea hopes its infrastructure companies will benefit from the country joining the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the finance ministry said on Friday.

Vision loss increases risk for thoughts of suicide 27 Mar 2015

(Reuters Health) – - Vision loss was linked with suicidal thoughts or suicide attempts, in a new study from South Korea.

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South Korea demands release of two men accused by North Korea of espionage 27 Mar 2015

SEOUL - South Korea demanded the immediate release on Friday of two of its citizens being held in North Korea on accusations spying. | Video

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South Korea demands release of two men accused by North Korea of espionage 27 Mar 2015

SEOUL - South Korea demanded the immediate release on Friday of two of its citizens being held in North Korea on accusations spying. | Video

Swimming-Tearful Park apologises for failed doping test 27 Mar 2015

SEOUL, March 27 - South Korea's Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan choked back the tears on Friday as he apologised for a failed doping test that led to an 18-month ban from the sport and said he wished he could turn back time and do things differently.

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South Korea sees gains for its infrastructure firms from joining AIIB 27 Mar 2015

SEJONG, South Korea/SEOUL - South Korea hopes its infrastructure companies will benefit from the country joining the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the finance ministry said on Friday.

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Germanwings crash co-pilot may have had detached retina - newspaper

BERLIN - The co-pilot suspected of crashing a passenger jet in the Alps may have been suffering from a detached retina but investigators are unsure whether his vision problems had physical or psychological causes, a German newspaper said on Sunday. | Video