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South Koreans protest, unveil memorial in 'comfort women' row with Japan

15 Aug 2019

SEOUL Thousands of South Koreans protested outside Japan's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday and city officials unveiled a new memorial to wartime 'comfort women' at the centre of a row over the two countries' shared history.

South Korea taps new envoy to U.S. as allies face North Korea, defence costs

09 Aug 2019

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped a seasoned former diplomat as his new ambassador to Washington on Friday as Seoul steps up efforts to connect with the Trump administration on issues such as North Korea, defence costs and trade.

North Korea's Kim says missile launches are warning to U.S., South Korea over drill - KCNA

07 Aug 2019

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country's latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military drills that began this week, state media KCNA reported on Wednesday. | Video

'We will make them pay': North Korea launches missiles, condemns U.S.-South Korea drills

06 Aug 2019

SEOUL North Korea fired missiles into the sea off its east coast for the fourth time in less than two weeks, South Korea said on Tuesday, as Pyongyang warned that hostile moves against it "have reached the danger line." | Video

South Korea says can overtake Japan through economic cooperation with North Korea

05 Aug 2019

SEOUL South Korea can overtake Japan economically by cooperating with North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday, amid an escalating trade row between Seoul and Tokyo.

North Korea's Kim says missile test a warning to South Korean 'warmongers'

26 Jul 2019

SEOUL North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message analysts said was also aimed at the United States. | Video

UPDATE 12-Nuclear talks in doubt as N.Korea tests ballistic missiles, envoy cancels trip

25 Jul 2019

* Talks expected in Thailand, but N.Korea envoy cancelled trip - source

U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials, seeks stronger ties

24 Jul 2019

SEOUL U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday.

CORRECTED-U.S. security adviser Bolton meets S.Korean officials to discuss N.Korea, alliance

24 Jul 2019

SEOUL, July 24 U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday.

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea

23 Jul 2019

MOSCOW/SEOUL Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered hundreds of warning shots, according to South Korean officials, and a strong protest from Japan. | Video

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