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Donald Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

Donald Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

U.S. President Donald Trump told South Korea`s presidential envoy that Washington was willing to try to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement, but under the right conditions, South Korea`s foreign ministry said on Thursday.

South Koreans begin early voting to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye

South Koreans begin early voting to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye

South Koreans began early voting today in the election to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye.

South Korea completes land provision process for Thaad

South Korea completes land provision process for Thaad

The land was formerly owned by a Lotte Group affiliate and used as a golf course.

North Korea says to 'ruthlessly ravage' the U.S. if it chooses to attack: KCNA

North Korea's military said on Friday it would "ruthlessly ravage" the United States if Washington chose to attack, as a U.S. aircraft carrier group headed for the region amid fears the North may conduct a sixth nuclear weapons test.

South Korean presidential frontrunner holds top spot: Poll

South Korea`s presidential frontrunner Moon Jae-in on Thursday continued to hold the top spot for the 15th straight week, a poll has revealed.

North Korea leader oversees special forces op as tensions soar

North Korea leader oversees special forces op as tensions soar

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has overseen a special forces commando operation, state media said on Thursday, as tensions soar with Washington over Pyongyang`s nuclear programme.

China's nuclear envoy in South Korea amid talk of Trump action against North Korea

A Chinese envoy held talks in South Korea on Monday on North Korea`s increasingly defiant weapons programme as a U.S. Navy strike group headed to the region amid concerns that Pyongyang may be preparing a fresh nuclear test.

Friend of South Korea's ousted President Park to be transferred to different location

A long-time friend of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye is to be transferred to a different location to prevent her from coming into contact with the detained leader, a prosecution official said on Wednesday.

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, says Seoul

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, says Seoul

North Korea on Wednesday launched a ballistic missile, which flew for some 60 km before falling into the Sea of Japan, the South Korean military said.

Japan to send ambassador back to South Korea

Japan said Monday it would send its ambassador back to South Korea after a diplomatic row had prompted his recall, because the countries should work closely together to counter threats from North Korea. 

South Korea, Japan, US hold drill against North Korea submarines

South Korea, Japan and the US held a joint naval exercise today aimed at countering missile threats from North Korean submarines, Seoul's defence ministry said, amid mounting concerns over the hermit state's weapons programme.

South Korea's Park may be in larger cell than others, but lights out at 9

Dressed in the green jumpsuit of undertrials, ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye's days at the Seoul Detention Centre will start at 6:30 a.m. and end at 9 p.m. 

S Korea's Park in custody after court orders arrest

South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye was spending her first day in custody today after a court ordered her arrest, with her opponents crowing and her supporters crying.

Ousted South Korean leader behind bars after arrest on bribery charges

Ousted South Korean leader behind bars after arrest on bribery charges

In the early hours of Friday, the Seoul Central District Court approved prosecutors` request for an arrest warrant for Park Geun-hye after she gave about eight hours of testimony.

South Korean court to decide on President Park's arrest

A South Korean court here on Thursday began a hearing to decide whether to arrest former President Park Geun-hye, a media report said.

South Korea ferry workers find human remains

Salvage workers who raised South Koreas sunken Sewol ferry found bone fragments on Tuesday believed to be from victims missing since the 2014 disaster, the maritime ministry said.

India, S. Korea to discuss financial cooperation

Officials from New Delhi and Seoul will meet in New Delhi on Thursday to discuss ways to expand economic and financial cooperation, South Korean Finance Ministry said on Monday.

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Park over corruption scandal

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Park over corruption scandal

South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant on Monday for ousted president Park Geun-Hye, they said, days after questioning her over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down.

South Korea returns Chinese soldiers` remains despite THAAD row

Seoul on Wednesday repatriated the remains of 28 Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War, despite a heated row between the two countries over a US missile defence system.

North Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

North Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

Nuclear-armed North Korea launched four ballistic missiles earlier this month, with three landing provocatively close to America`s ally Japan.