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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Pic: AP.

North Korea insults John Kerry’s ‘hideous lantern jaw’

By Wed, Aug 20, 2014 3:04PM UTC Comments Off U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In its latest personal attack on a prominent official, North Korea has called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wild dog with a "hideous lantern jaw."...

Pope wraps up Asia trip with call for Korean peace

By Mon, Aug 18, 2014 9:56AM UTC Comments Off Pope Francis, center, shakes hands with a representatives of family members of victims of the Sewol ferry tragedy. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis is wrapping up his first visit to Asia with a Mass for peace and reconciliation in Seoul's cathedral attended by the South Korean president and a handful of North Korean defectors. ...

Sewol tragedy families seek Pope’s support in search for justice

By Fri, Aug 15, 2014 7:53PM UTC Comments Off Sewol tragedy families seek Pope’s support in search for justice

DAEJEON, South Korea – Pope Francis said his first Mass in South Korea Friday in front of tens of thousands of people. Marking his first public appearance before Korean Catholics since his arrival Thursday, the pope celebrated Mass on the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, one of the most important religious holidays for the faith....

Pope meets with survivors of Korea ferry disaster

By Fri, Aug 15, 2014 1:17PM UTC Comments Off Pope Francis, center, shakes hands with a representatives of family members of victims of the Sewol ferry tragedy. Pic: AP.

DAEJEON, South Korea (AP) — Pope Francis has met with survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster and relatives of the dead who are demanding a government inquiry into the sinking....

Korean Air to halt Kenya flights amid Ebola fears

By Thu, Aug 14, 2014 6:39PM UTC Comments Off The body of a man found in the street, suspected of dying from the ebola virus is covered and removed by health workers, in the capital city of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air Lines Co. is suspending flights to and from Kenya in what it says is a measure to prevent the spread of Ebola. ...

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