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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: ‘High Possibility’ for War With North Korea: Moon Jae-in

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: ‘High Possibility’ for War With North Korea: Moon Jae-in 0

“The reality is there is a high possibility of a military conflict at NLL (Northern Limit Line) and military demarcation line,” President Moon Jae-in said.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Urges ‘Parallel’ Talks and Sanctions to Rein in North Korea

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Urges ‘Parallel’ Talks and Sanctions to Rein in North Korea 0

“The resolution of North Korean nuclear issue must be comprehensive and sequential, with pressure and sanctions used in parallel with negotiations,” Moon’s spokesman, Yoon Young-chan, quoted Moon as telling Xi.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Vows to Address North Korea, Broader Crisis ‘Urgently’

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Vows to Address North Korea, Broader Crisis ‘Urgently’ 0

South Korea President Moon Jae-in was sworn in and vowed to immediately tackle the difficult tasks of addressing North Korea’s advancing nuclear ambitions.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Biography

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Biography 0

Moon Jae-in was born 24 January 1953 South Korea, to father Moon Yong-hyung and mother Kang Han-ok as eldest of five children. Read Moon Jae-in Biography.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Wins Election: Exit Polls

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Wins Election: Exit Polls 0

“We will need to calmly wait and see as this was just exit polls,” Liberal politician Moon Jae-in told party members

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in to Review THAAD Process

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in to Review THAAD Process 0

If Moon Jae-in reverses policy on the deployment of THAAD missile defence system, it will place him at odds with United States, South Korea’s biggest ally.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: May 9 Set to Choose Park Geun-hye Successor

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: May 9 Set to Choose Park Geun-hye Successor 0

The Constitutional Court dismissed Park Geun-hye from office on Friday when it upheld a parliamentary impeachment vote in December.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Constitutional Court Removes President Park Geun-hye From Office

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Constitutional Court Removes President Park Geun-hye From Office 0

Park Geun-hye becomes South Korea’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office, capping months of paralysis and turmoil over a corruption scandal that also landed the head of the Samsung conglomerate in jail.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S. Deploys THAAD in South Korea After Defiant Pyongyang’s Four Ballistic Missiles Test

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S. Deploys THAAD in South Korea After Defiant Pyongyang’s Four Ballistic Missiles Test 0

China objects to the THAAD deployment, saying its territory is the target of the system’s far-reaching radar. South Korea and the United States have said the missile system is aimed only at curbing North Korean provocations.

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SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Kiir Promises Safe Access to Starving Civilians

SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Kiir Promises Safe Access to Starving Civilians 0

“The government will ensure that all the humanitarian and developmental organizations have unimpeded access to the needy population across the country,” Kiir said in a speech to parliament.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Jim Mattis Visits Seoul

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Jim Mattis Visits Seoul 0

Mattis, in his first trip abroad as Pentagon chief, vowed to strengthen ties in talks with South Korean Prime Minister and acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: ‘THAAD Deployment Appropriate’: Ban Ki-moon

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: ‘THAAD Deployment Appropriate’: Ban Ki-moon 0

Since the reality is the Korean peninsula is in a quasi-war-like state, such action made by the government is appropriate,” Ban Ki-moon said.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Relatives’ US Bribery Case Rains On Ban Ki-moon

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Relatives’ US Bribery Case Rains On Ban Ki-moon 0

Lee Do-woon, Ban’s spokesman, was quick to distance Ban from an indictment filed against Ban’s younger brother and his nephew in a Manhattan federal court.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: South Koreans Demand Park Geun-hye’s Removal

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: South Koreans Demand Park Geun-hye’s Removal 0

Large crowds of South Koreans gathered to demand the ouster of impeached Park Geun-hye, who’s determined to restore her powers through a court trial.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Choi Soon-sil Probe Takes Center Stage

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Choi Soon-sil Probe Takes Center Stage 0

Choi Soon-sil will be questioned on charges of bribery and transferring embezzled assets abroad, Lee told a briefing.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Park Geun-hye Officially Impeached

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Park Geun-hye Officially Impeached 0

“I’d like to say that I’m deeply sorry to the people because my negligence and lack of virtue,” impeached President Park Geun-hye said.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Parliament Introduces Bill To Impeach Park Geun-hye

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Parliament Introduces Bill To Impeach Park Geun-hye 0

South Korea’s parliament introduced a bill on Thursday to impeach President Park Geun-hye, setting the stage for a historic vote to oust the embattled leader engulfed in an influence-peddling scandal. Parliament is expected to vote on Friday in favour of

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Prosecutors Say Park Geun-hye Accomplice In Corruption Scandal

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Prosecutors Say Park Geun-hye Accomplice In Corruption Scandal 0

Park Geun-hye’s lawyer Yoo Yeong-ha rejected the assertion she was involved, calling it an imagination and saying prosecutors have built a house of fantasy.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Park Geun-hye Faces Prosecutors

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Park Geun-hye Faces Prosecutors 0

“It’s correct we’re planning to question the President Park Geun-hye but the date is undecided,” an official at the prosecutors’ office said.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITCS: Park Geun-hye Biography And Profile

SOUTH KOREA POLITCS: Park Geun-hye Biography And Profile 0

Park Geun-hye was born on February 2, 1952, in Daegu, in the North Gyeongsang Province of South Korea. Read Park Geun-hye Biography and Profile.

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