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China, Japan, South Korea hold first FM talks for three years

The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan gathered in Seoul Saturday for their first meeting in nearly three years, aimed at calming regional tensions rooted in territorial and other diplomatic disputes.

Mar 21, 2015, 02:57 AM IST

S Korea's Park urges Japan to apologise to 'comfort women'

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Sunday repeated a call for Japanese leaders to apologise to former wartime sex slaves, warning that "time is running out" for Tokyo.

Mar 01, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

S Korea agrees talks with North on Asiad arrangements

South Korea on Friday agreed to hold working talks with North Korea on Pyongyang`s decision to send a delegation of athletes and cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon.

Jul 11, 2014, 17:36 PM IST

Chinese war dead home from S Korea after six decades

The remains of more than 400 Chinese soldiers killed fighting in the Korean War over six decades ago returned to their homeland on Friday for a final burial, state media reported.

Mar 28, 2014, 13:02 PM IST

Japan lawmaker urges Abe effort on US, S Korea

An influential Japanese opposition lawmaker has called on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to work for more stable relations with the United States and South Korea after rifts over historical disputes.

Mar 13, 2014, 05:24 AM IST

S Korea `shocked and enraged` at Egypt bus bombing

South Korea voiced shock and outrage Monday at the bombing of a tourist bus in Egypt that killed three of its nationals, and issued a travel ban for the Sinai region.

Feb 17, 2014, 07:35 AM IST

Japan, S Korea hold joint sea drill in China air zone

The navies of Japan and South Korea said on Thursday they had carried out a joint maritime rescue drill in international waters covered by China`s new air defence identification zone.

Dec 12, 2013, 17:20 PM IST

S Korea slams `unjustifiable` North action on Kaesong

North Korea`s decision to pull its workers out of the Kaesong joint industrial zone and suspend all commercial operations at the complex "cannot be justified," South Korea said Monday.

Apr 08, 2013, 17:20 PM IST

Japan, S. Korea urge DPRK not to carry out nuclear test

Fumio Kishida and Shin Kak-soo agreed to urge the Democratic People Republic of Korea (DPRK) not to carry out nuclear test.

Jan 30, 2013, 17:26 PM IST

Australia, Rwanda, S Korea win non-permanent seats at UNSC

Australia, Rwanda and South Korea are among the five nations that were elected as the new non-permanent members of the powerful UN Security Council, replacing India, Colombia, Germany, Portugal and South Africa.

Oct 18, 2012, 23:54 PM IST

Japan, US, S Korea united against N Korea’s N-threat

Japan, the United States and South Korea have reaffirmed in a senior level meeting in Tokyo that they will closely coordinate their stance against North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats.

Oct 18, 2012, 22:20 PM IST

N Korean soldier shoots 2 officers, defects to S Korea

The vast majority of North Koreans fleeing their homeland travel through China and Southeast Asia before arriving in the South.

Oct 06, 2012, 13:17 PM IST

China, S Korea, Japan warn N Korea on nuclear test

China, S Korea and Japan leaders warned that a fresh nuclear test by N Korea will be unacceptable.

May 13, 2012, 15:28 PM IST

N Korea threatens to attack S Korea over drills

North Korea will launch "merciless" strikes if South Korea goes through with planned live-fire drills near their disputed sea border.

Mar 19, 2012, 00:58 AM IST

S Korean indicted for re-tweeting N Korean messages

South Korean prosecutors have indicted a Socialist Party member on charges that he reposted messages from a North Korean government Twitter account.

Feb 02, 2012, 19:00 PM IST

South Korea says `new era` possible for Koreas

Though North has left open the possibility of better ties with the South, it hasn`t tempered its antagonism toward Lee.

Jan 02, 2012, 09:31 AM IST

Kim Jong Un meets with S Korean delegation

North Korea`s next leader is burnishing his diplomatic skills in the wake of his father`s death.

Dec 27, 2011, 11:06 AM IST

S Korea: Chinese fisherman fatally stabs officer

The coast gurad officer had stopped his boat for illegally fishing in crab-rich South Korean waters.

Dec 12, 2011, 18:52 PM IST

N Korea threatens S Korea`s Presidency over drills

South Korea conducted large-scale military drills near a front-line island attacked by the North last year.

Nov 24, 2011, 18:19 PM IST

Two S Korean climbers killed in Himalayas

Kim and Chang were killed at an altitude of 5,100 meters.

Nov 12, 2011, 13:18 PM IST