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# korea - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Woman arrested over 'assassination' of Kim Jong Un's half brother

Two female agents are believed to have used some kind of toxin in the attack.

# korea - Friday 9 December, 2016

South Korea impeaches its president over corruption scandal

There had been massive street protests over the scandal.

# korea - Friday 2 December, 2016

Here's everything that's going to happen in 2017, apparently...

… according to the Old Moore’s Almanac.

# korea - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

North Korea takes major nuclear step as it test-fires two powerful missiles

The launches have sparked worldwide condemnation.

# korea - Monday 28 December, 2015

Japan apologises to women forced to be sex slaves for WWII soldiers

The Korean women were forced into military-run brothels.

# korea - Friday 11 December, 2015

Girl group detained at LA airport because ‘their costumes and props made them look like sex workers’

The eight member band, Oh My Girl, were held for 15 hours.

# korea - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

South Korean family charged with murder over brutal hotel exorcism

A 41-year-old woman was “severely” beaten, allegedly by a group including her own son.

# korea - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge This new ‘shattered glass’ nail art trend looks seriously cool Nailed It

# korea - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Here’s the damage North Korea could do if it went to war

Tensions between North and South Korea have escalated recently.

# korea - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This lip-shaped coffee cup lid is next level creepy Coffee Kisses

# korea - Saturday 22 August, 2015

How the North and South Korea talks were sparked by loudspeakers blaring propaganda

South Korea has been blasting pop music and news from the outside world across the border.

# korea - Friday 21 August, 2015

Kim Jong-Un has declared a “semi-state” of war

Military tensions between North and South Korea have soared following a rare exchange of artillery fire.

# korea - Monday 3 August, 2015

The juice of this fruit could save you from a dreadful hangover

The juice of a pear can help reduce levels of the toxic metabolic thought to be responsible for hangovers.

# korea - Thursday 23 April, 2015

This futuristic seaside resort has been inspired by plankton

The hotel in Korea has been designed for the 2016 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

# korea - Thursday 5 March, 2015

American ambassador has face slashed by knife-wielding protester

The assailant was arrested immediately.

# korea - Thursday 26 February, 2015

South Korea legalises adultery, condom shares soar

“Even if adultery should be condemned as immoral, state power should not intervene in individuals’ private lives.”

# korea - Monday 29 December, 2014

South Korean plastic surgeons ‘partied in operating theatre’

The incidents are being investigated, authorities say.

# korea - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Here’s how Gangnam Style changed YouTube forever

*does the riding a horse dance*

# korea - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The42 Taylor sets up re-match with Ochigava in World Championships quarter-final Unstoppable

Taylor sets up re-match with Ochigava in World Championships quarter-final

The Olympic champion claimed a victory over Mira Potkonen in South Korea this morning.

# korea - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Released from years of ‘hard labour’: Two Americans imprisoned by North Korea are being allowed home

Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been held for for two years and seven months, respectively.

# korea - Friday 7 November, 2014

Opinion: Soju think the Irish are all drunks?

News of an Irish teacher being discriminated against in South Korea has annoyed a lot of people – but it shouldn’t put you off this beautiful and welcoming country.

# korea - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge That ‘Irish alcoholism’ job rejection? There’s now a Craigslist response from Seoul… Korea Choices

That ‘Irish alcoholism’ job rejection? There’s now a Craigslist response from Seoul…

… who is pretending to be a drunk James Joyce.

# korea - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Kim Jong-Un mystery latest: Now he’s been seen walking without a stick

He briefly disappeared from public view in September.

# korea - Monday 20 October, 2014

North Korea warns of ‘unpredictable retaliatory strikes’ against South

The two sides exchanged fire yesterday.

# korea - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Shoppers freak out as floor disappears beneath them in brilliant viral ad The North Face

Shoppers freak out as floor disappears beneath them in brilliant viral ad

The internet is going wild for this excellent ad by The North Face in Korea.

# korea - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Talks to resume between North and South Korea after surprise visit

Three top-ranking North Korean officials attended the closing ceremony of the Asian Games.

# korea - Monday 18 August, 2014

Opinion: We see the happier side of expat life splashed across Facebook – there’s darkness too

The Irish like to save face a lot of the time, and especially when it comes to emigration.

# korea - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From Business ETC These jellyfish-killing robots could save the fishing industry billions per year JEROS

These jellyfish-killing robots could save the fishing industry billions per year

It’s a system called JEROS, or “jellyfish elimination robotic swarm”.

# korea - Monday 23 June, 2014

Killer soldier who shot dead five colleagues captured after tense standoff

The 22-year-old soldier, who was a conscript to the army, was captured after a 24-hour standoff.

# korea - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Patient with dementia questioned after 21 die in fire at hospital for the elderly

Most of the victims died from asphyxiation as they could not escape the smoke-filled corridors.

# korea - Friday 18 April, 2014

“I feel ashamed”: Captain wasn’t at the helm of capsized Korean ferry

Anger is said to be spreading over the stalled rescue efforts as hundreds of passengers remain missing.

# korea - Monday 31 March, 2014

Tensions rise after North Korea fires across maritime border with South Korea

South Korea says that it will make a “resolute retaliation” to the firing of over 200 rounds into their waters.

# korea - Monday 17 March, 2014

1953 St Patrick’s Day photo shows US soldiers preparing Irish-decorated bomb

The US Army soldiers – originally from Sligo and Dublin – were fighting communists in Korea.

# korea - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about why Alan Shatter sacked the confidential recipient, a car chase in Ranelagh and what happens next for Ukraine.

Sad scenes as families are reunited for first time since Korean War

A group of elderly and frail South Koreans met with family members in North Korea more than 60 years after they were separated.

# korea - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Here are just some of North Korea’s human rights abuses

The UN has released this infographic that outlines the scale of torture in North Korean camps.

# korea - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you battle the elements on your way out today…

# korea - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Whoops… Media outlets duped by North Korea ‘rocket to the sun’ story

A raft of sites have been taken by the ‘Waterford Whispers’ report on North Korea’s out-of-this-world claims — including our own Sunday World.

# korea - Friday 13 December, 2013

North Korea confirms execution of ‘traitor’ uncle of Kim Jong-Un

Jang Song-Thaek was described as “despicable human scum” during his trial, in which he reportedly admitted to plotting a coup.

# korea - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From The42 The man who’s helping Taekwon-Do to thrive in Ireland Interview

The man who’s helping Taekwon-Do to thrive in Ireland

We interview Stephen Ryan about the Irish team’s unprecedented success at the recent World Championships.

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