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Path to denuclearization? North Korea announces 6 pivotal decisions

Pyongyang has declared a new strategic course for the country, announcing an indefinite suspension of all nuclear and ballistic missile tests, in the run-up to the planned meeting between Kim Jon-un and US President Donald Trump. At a plenary meeting of the central committee of the Worker’s Party of Korea, the ruling party has outlined six crucial decisions: #1. North ...

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South Korea, US kick off joint military drills after month-long delay

The US and South Korea began joint war games on Sunday, involving naval, ground, air and special operations forces. The drills, originally set for March, will see 11,500 US and 300,000 South Korean servicemen taking part. The annual joint exercises, which have taken place since 1997, ran for two months in 2017 but have been reduced to just one month ...

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Over 60,000 iPhone users in South Korea sue Apple for slowing down aging devices

Authorities in South Korea announced that 63,767 iPhone users in the country have lodged a mass lawsuit against US tech giant Apple for slowing down older models. It is South Korea’s biggest-ever class action lawsuit, and demands that Apple pay millions of dollars in damages. According to Xinhua news agency, the users are represented by local law firm Hannuri. It ...

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North & South Korea set April 27 as date for leaders’ summit in breakthrough move

In a breakthrough move, Pyongyang and Seoul have finally set a date for a summit between the two nations’ leaders. The meeting – the third ever of this kind – will be on April 27. The summit will take place in the demilitarized zone in the village of Panmunjom, 53km north of Seoul. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South ...

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South Korea piles more trouble on Mark Zuckerberg's narrow shoulders

As Facebook stock takes a beating over the data row at home, the US company is facing new troubles abroad. South Korea has accused the social network of unfair practices. Read more The Korea Communication Commission (KCC) on Wednesday slapped Facebook with a 396 million won ($ 370,000) fine for violating a law against damaging the interests of users. The ...

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US & South Korea to start massive joint military drills on April 1

Following a months-long pause in military drills and despite a thaw in relations between Seoul and Pyongyang, South Korea and the US will resume joint military exercises on April 1, the Ministry of National Defense announced. “The practice is slated to begin April 1, and it will be conducted on a similar size in previous years,” the Ministry of National ...

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Trump: N. Korea agrees to halt missile tests through meetings, will honor its commitment

Published time: 10 Mar, 2018 18:52 Edited time: 10 Mar, 2018 18:58 US President Donald Trump has said that North Korea has promised not to conduct any missile tests during the planned meetings between the two adversaries. Trump took to his favorite medium -Twitter – to make the announcement on Saturday. “North Korea has not conducted a Missile Test since ...

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Athletes from Russia win 2 biathlon golds & silver at Paralympics in South Korea

Published time: 10 Mar, 2018 05:41 Edited time: 10 Mar, 2018 05:54 Mikhalina Lysova from Russia, competing for ‘Neutral Paralympic Athletes’ (NPA) at this year’s games, has won the gold medal in a 6km race for visually impaired female contenders at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. Ukraine’s Oksana Shyshkova won the silver medal, while Belarusian athlete Sviatlana Sakhanenka got ...

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