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Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

By Mon, Jul 28, 2014 7:11PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone....

North Korea fires short-range missile into sea

By Sun, Jul 27, 2014 4:53PM UTC Comments Off North Korea fires short-range missile into sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Defense Ministry says North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast....

South Korea lab fails to determine how Sewol tragedy ferry owner died

By Fri, Jul 25, 2014 1:47PM UTC Comments Off This wanted poster for deceased billionaire Yoo Byung-eun was released in May. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's state-run forensic lab says it has failed to find out how a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster died....

Bereaved families clash with police at Sewol tragedy remembrance event

By Fri, Jul 25, 2014 9:17AM UTC Comments Off South Koreans march during a rally 100 days after the ferry Sewol sunk in Seoul, South Korea. Pic: AP.

SEOUL - Several people were injured, including two who were rushed to the hospital in ambulances, Thursday night as family members of the victims of the Sewol disaster and their supporters clashed with police during their march to demand legislation of a special law to determine the cause of the ferry sinking....

1 dead, dozens injured after trains collide in South Korea

By Tue, Jul 22, 2014 6:30PM UTC Comments Off 1 dead, dozens injured after trains collide in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Officials say two trains have collided head-on in eastern South Korea, leaving one passenger dead and dozens of others injured. Fire officials say the collision between two passenger trains occurred Tuesday in the eastern Gangwon province but the cause of the incident wasn’t immediately known. The officials say one woman...

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