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Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy residence

Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy residence

 

In this Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, photo, a detained college student shouts a slogan into a police bus in front of the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean police said Saturday, Oct. 19, they beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students used ladders to break into the compound. The sign reads "Stop" (Chun Jin-hwan/Newsis via AP)


October 19, 2019 - 08:26 GMT
China vows not to interfere after Trump asks for Biden probe

China vows not to interfere after Trump asks for Biden probe

 

A screen shows images of Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Trump as a currency trader works at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul on Aug. 26. (Ahn Young-joon/AP)


October 04, 2019 - 17:29 GMT
North Korea fires missile days before resuming US talks

North Korea fires missile days before resuming US talks

 

People watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. North Korea on Wednesday fired projectiles toward its eastern sea, South Korea's military said, in an apparent display of its expanding military capabilities ahead of planned nuclear negotiations with the United States this weekend. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)


October 02, 2019 - 06:43 GMT
S. Korea says N. Korea fired a projectile off eastern coast

S. Korea says N. Korea fired a projectile off eastern coast

 

A missile lifts off during testing at an unidentified location in North Korea. Tuesday's missile launch, the North's fourth in less than two weeks, came amid stalled denuclearization talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea military exercises, although Washington and Seoul played down the tests. KCNA via REUTERS


October 01, 2019 - 23:55 GMT
North Korea carried out super-large multiple rocket launcher test on Tuesday: KCNA

North Korea carried out super-large multiple rocket launcher test on Tuesday: KCNA

 

People watch a television news screen showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on September 10, 2019. - North Korea on September 10 fired projectiles toward the sea, South Korea's military said, hours after Pyongyang said it is willing to hold working-level talks with the United States in late September. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP) (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)


September 10, 2019 - 21:39 GMT
North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles: Yonhap

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles: Yonhap

 

FILE: SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - AUGUST 10: People watch a TV showing a file image of a North Korean missile launch at the Seoul Railway Station on August 10, 2019 in Seoul, South Korea. Today's launch came just four days after North Korea fired two projectiles believed to be the newly developed short-range ballistic missiles. It is also the fifth such launch since July 25, when it also fired two short-range missiles. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)


September 09, 2019 - 22:58 GMT
North Korea testing 'ingenious' and 'creative' weapons that could threaten US, experts say

North Korea testing 'ingenious' and 'creative' weapons that could threaten US, experts say

 

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - AUGUST 10: People watch a TV showing a file image of a North Korean missile launch at the Seoul Railway Station on August 10, 2019 in Seoul, South Korea. Today's launch came just four days after North Korea fired two projectiles believed to be the newly developed short-range ballistic missiles. It is also the fifth such launch since July 25, when it also fired two short-range missiles. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)


September 09, 2019 - 09:17 GMT
South Korea Orders Retrial of Samsungs Heir in Bribery Scandal

South Korea Orders Retrial of Samsungs Heir in Bribery Scandal

 

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - AUGUST 25: Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Group heir arrives at Seoul Central District Court to hear the bribery scandal verdict on August 25, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. Prosecutors are seeking a 12-year jail sentence. Lee, de facto chief of South Korean conglomerate, faces five charges connecting the bribery scandal involving ousted former President Park Geun-hye and her confidant Choi Soon-sil. The verdict affects the business of Samsung, which has launched new Galaxy Note 8 smartphone to wipe out the misery of exploding Note 7 last year. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)


August 29, 2019 - 08:24 GMT
South Korea Says It Will Scrap Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan

South Korea Says It Will Scrap Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan

 

Security officers outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, on Thursday, during a rally demanding that an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan be abandoned.


August 22, 2019 - 13:15 GMT
N.Korea fires two projectiles into sea off eastern cost - S.Korean military

N.Korea fires two projectiles into sea off eastern cost - S.Korean military

 

A man watches a television news screen showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on July 31, 2019. - Pyongyang fired two ballistic missiles on July 31, Seoul said, days after a similar launch that the nuclear-armed North described as a warning to the South over planned joint military drills with the United States. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP) (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)


August 16, 2019 - 00:02 GMT
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