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South Korea confirms third case of MERS virus

By Thu, May 21, 2015 5:04PM UTC 0 Comment

South Korea says three cases of the MERS respiratory virus have been confirmed after a 76-year-old man was found to have contracted the virus Thursday....

US says North Korea photoshopped missile launch images

By Wed, May 20, 2015 6:52PM UTC 0 Comment

The US says images released by North Korea to back up its claims of a successful submarine missile launch were doctored, adding that Pyongyang is years away from the technology required to pull off such a launch....

North Korea snubs UN chief, cancels visit

By Wed, May 20, 2015 10:16AM UTC 0 Comment

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says North Korea has withdrawn its decision to let him visit a factory park in the country....

John Kerry slams North Korea’s stories of ‘grotesque, grisly’ executions

By Mon, May 18, 2015 1:42PM UTC 0 Comment

North Korea is well known for its verbal attacks on South Korea and the United States, regularly unleashing its own distinctive style of insults and threats. And with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Seoul as part of his Asia visit this week, some heated verbal exchanges were always on the cards....

SKorea media: Reserve soldier kills 1, injures 5 in shooting spree

By Wed, May 13, 2015 10:57AM UTC 0 Comment

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media say a reserve soldier has gone on a shooting spree. The reports Wednesday say one person has died and five were injured....