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#South Korea

# south-korea - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

# south-korea - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

The bodies of four South Koreans and four Nepali guides were spotted among the wreckage of their camp.

# south-korea - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

# south-korea - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From The42 Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty Gold Medal

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty

Son Heung-Min will join back up with his Tottenham team-mates after winning gold at the Asian Games.

# south-korea - Saturday 1 September, 2018

From The42 Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold Exempt

Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold

The Spurs star provided the assists for both South Korea’s goals as they defeated Japan in a tense final.

# south-korea - Monday 27 August, 2018

From The42 Tottenham forward can still avoid military service as South Korea reach Asian Games semi-finals Last Four

Tottenham forward can still avoid military service as South Korea reach Asian Games semi-finals

Son Heung-Min helped South Korea win 4-3 against Uzbekistan today.

# south-korea - Monday 20 August, 2018

'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

The three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

# south-korea - Sunday 19 August, 2018

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes

Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.

# south-korea - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Secretly filmed 'spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea

The number of spycam crimes in the country surged to 6,500 last year.

# south-korea - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

From The42 'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany Reaction

'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany

The attacking midfielder was largely anonymous in Russia as the world champions crashed out in the group stages.

# south-korea - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From The42 'We did not have the leaders' - Former star savages Germany flops Failure

'We did not have the leaders' - Former star savages Germany flops

Lothar Matthaus was left unimpressed by Joachim Low’s team.

From The42 'We did not play like world champions. Therefore, we deserved to be eliminated' Apology

'We did not play like world champions. Therefore, we deserved to be eliminated'

The German Football Association has apologised to the nation.

# south-korea - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From The42 South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising Ignorance Is Bliss

South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising

Cho Hyun-woo says the players didn’t know the score in the other Group F game this afternoon.

# south-korea - Saturday 23 June, 2018

From The42 Chicharito and Vela on the scoresheet as impressive Mexico make it two wins from two The Little Pea

Chicharito and Vela on the scoresheet as impressive Mexico make it two wins from two

Javier Hernandez scored his 50th international goal as Mexico defeated South Korea 2-1 on Saturday.

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea

The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.

# south-korea - Monday 18 June, 2018

From The42 VAR proves spot on for Swedes as they make strong start in Group F against South Korea World Cup 2018

VAR proves spot on for Swedes as they make strong start in Group F against South Korea

Veteran Swedish skipper Andreas Granqvist scored the only goal of the game.

# south-korea - Sunday 17 June, 2018

From The42 South Korean players swapped shirt numbers to try to confuse opposition scouts Spygate

South Korean players swapped shirt numbers to try to confuse opposition scouts

“It’s very difficult for Westerners to distinguish between Asians,” Shin Tae-yong said.

# south-korea - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health

Fewer than six and more than 10 hours of sleep per day are associated with conditions such as increased blood pressure.

# south-korea - Friday 15 June, 2018

'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump

It’s more about the personal than the politics.

# south-korea - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Trump says he'll know 'within a minute' if Kim is serious

The US President is finally set to meet Kim Jong Un this week.

# south-korea - Friday 1 June, 2018

Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter

The announcement came after unprecedented Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang.

# south-korea - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Summit back on? Kim Jong Un's right-hand man is heading for New York

General Kim Yong Chol is a controversial figure and some South Koreans blames him for war crimes.

# south-korea - Sunday 27 May, 2018

It's looking very likely that Trump and Kim Jong Un will end up meeting after all

It's looking very likely that Trump and Kim Jong Un will end up meeting after all

Donald Trump seemed to have put an end to the meeting planned for 12 June last Thursday. But now the situation has flipped once more.

# south-korea - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance

Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission to salvage a rare diplomatic opening.

# south-korea - Sunday 20 May, 2018

US and South Korea to 'work closely' after North Korea threatens to pull out of summit

North Korea’s sudden shift in attitude followed a weeks-long charm offensive.

# south-korea - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump

Pyongyang has cancelled high-level talks due with Seoul over military exercises.

# south-korea - Sunday 29 April, 2018

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

Kim Jong Un said he “would soon invite experts of South Korea and the US as well as journalists”.

# south-korea - Saturday 28 April, 2018

North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'

Tweeting today, Trump said he had had a “very good talk” with South Korea president Moon Jae-in.

# south-korea - Friday 27 April, 2018

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.

# south-korea - Thursday 26 April, 2018

North Korean nuclear test site has 'partially collapsed' after massive bomb blast last year

Researchers have said the site is now unusable.

# south-korea - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

South Korean actress kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il dies aged 91

Jong-Il forced Choi Eun-hee to make movies for the North Korean regime.

# south-korea - Friday 6 April, 2018

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption

The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.

# south-korea - Monday 2 April, 2018

Kim Jong-un was treated to some K-pop during a rare concert in Pyongyang

It was the first concert by South Korean performers in North Korea for more than a decade.

# south-korea - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From The42 Dream debut for 18-year-old supersub as Northern Ireland snatch late victory over Korea New Hero

# south-korea - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

# south-korea - Monday 5 March, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks

It is the first time the North Korean leader has met with officials from the South since taking office in 2011.

# south-korea - Friday 23 February, 2018

North Korean general should be 'hanged in the streets' not going to Olympics, says S. Korean politician

Kim Yong Chol is heading to the closing ceremony but is accused of war crimes.

# south-korea - Saturday 10 February, 2018

US warns against falling for North Korea's charm offensive as Kim offers olive branch to South

South Korean president Moon Jae-in has been invited to Pyongyang.

# south-korea - Friday 9 February, 2018

From The42 Iran's Winter Olympians demand apology after mobile phone controversy Unimpressed

Iran's Winter Olympians demand apology after mobile phone controversy

Games organisers had refused to give certain athletes the Galaxy Note 8 devices from sponsor Samsung.

# south-korea - Friday 26 January, 2018

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea

More than 130 were hurt in the fire, the country’s worst for 15 years.

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