Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts

Thursday, January 14, 2021

S Korea court upholds jail for ex-President Park Geun-hye | Al Jazeera

former President Park Geun-hye 

South Korea’s top court has upheld a 20-year jail sentence for former President Park Geun-hye over bribery and other crimes as it wrapped up a historic corruption case that marked a striking fall from grace for the country’s first female leader.

Friday, January 8, 2021

South Korean court orders Japan to pay compensation to sex slaves | Agencia EFE

South Korean court orders Japan to pay compensation to sex slaves

A South Korean court ruled Friday that Japan must compensate a dozen women forcibly prostituted by the imperial army in the first half of the 20th century, in what is the first sentence of its kind concerning this thorny dispute between both countries.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

South Korea to send delegation after Iran seizes tanker - BBC News

South Korea to send delegation after Iran seizes tanker

South Korea says it will send a delegation to Iran "at the earliest possible date" to try to negotiate the release of an oil tanker seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Monday.

Monday, December 28, 2020

South Korea reports first variant of coronavirus found in the UK - The Jerusalem post

South Korea reports first variant of coronavirus found in the UK

South Korean officials will speed up efforts to launch a public coronavirus vaccination programme as the country on Monday revealed it had detected its first cases of the virus variant linked to the rapid rise in cases in Britain.

Monday, December 14, 2020

Sunday, December 6, 2020

South Korea Announces New Curbs as Coronavirus Cases Hit 9-Month High - FarsNews Agency

(FNA)- South Korea on Sunday decided to raise social distancing measures for the greater Seoul area to the second-highest level as part of the efforts to curb the latest surge of coronavirus.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Christian leaders in South Korea, Japan: Tokyo denying WW2 crimes against women - UPI.com

Christian leaders in South Korea and Japan are calling on the Japanese government to "cease denying" military crimes related to the issue of Korean comfort women, as the fate of a statue in Germany remains uncertain amid Japanese opposition.

Friday, July 20, 2018

South Korea court hands ex-president Park 8 more years in jail

former President Park Geun-hye
A South Korean court sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of funds from the state spy agency and interfering in 2016 parliamentary elections.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

North Koreans skeptical of better future, unification

North Koreans skeptical of better future
The increase in inter-Korea cooperation and exchange has not raised hopes among ordinary North Koreans their lives will improve, even in the event of national unification.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Seoul expresses regret over Japan's Dokdo claim in school curriculum

Japan's Dokdo claim
South Korea expressed regret over Japan's decision to teach high school students geography and history, containing its claim to Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo, starting next year.

Friday, July 13, 2018

South Korea scrambles fighter jets after Russian bombers trespass zone

KADIZ KOREA
Two Russian military aircraft entered South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone multiple times on Friday afternoon, according to Seoul's joint chiefs of staff.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

South Korea Suspends Civilian Drills to Help Talks with North Korea

South Korea Suspends Civilian Drills
South Korea has suspended its summertime civil defense drills aimed at preparing against a North Korean attack to keep alive a positive atmosphere for nuclear diplomacy with the North.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Kim, Xi agreed U.S. troops should leave South Korea

U.S. troops should leave South Korea
Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to work toward the eventual withdrawal of U.S. troops from South Korea during their third summit in China, according to a Japanese press report.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Pentagon indefinitely suspends some military exercises with South Korea

military exercises with South Korea
The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon has said, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Mattis: US troop presence in S. Korea not ‘on table’ at Trump-Kim summit

US troop presence in S. Korea not ‘on table’ at Trump-Kim summit
The issue of US troops stationed in South Korea will not be “on the table”at a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

North Korea calls for end to Seoul-Tokyo intelligence sharing

North Korea calls for end to Seoul-Tokyo intelligence sharing
North Korea is calling for the termination of a military intelligence-sharing agreement between South Korea and Japan in a statement that reflects an increasing trend toward interference from Pyongyang.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

North Korea OKs South Korean journalists after Moon remarks


North Korea Nuclear Test Site Part-collapsed
North Korea may have approved travel for South Korean journalists at the last minute on Wednesday after watching South Korean President Moon Jae-in exchange views with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pyongyang refuse l’accès sur son site nucléaire aux journalistes sud-coréens

site nucléaire
Contrairement aux promesses faites lors du sommet historique intercoréen du 27 avril, Pyongyang a refusé l’accès à son territoire aux journalistes sud-coréens qui devaient couvrir la fermeture du polygone nucléaire en Corée du Nord.

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