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Korea, Japan, U.S. commit to immediate consultations on common threats at trilateral summit

The leaders of South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed to immediately consult with each other in the event of threats to their...

Yoon arrives for trilateral summit with Biden, Kishida at Camp David

U.S. President Joe Biden offered condolences to President Yoon Suk Yeol, who arrived in Washington on Thursday after Yoon's father, Yoon Ki-joong, died on...

Seoul mayor pledges to fight crime after woman raped on hiking trail

Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon on Friday promised to draw up measures to prevent crime in the city after visiting a hiking trail in Sillim-dong,...

North confirms it has U.S. soldier, claims he defected due to racism

North Korea said Wednesday that an American soldier crossed into its territory last month because of “inhuman maltreatment and racial discrimination” in the U.S....

Ministry aims to double international student body by 2027

Korea wants to double its international student body in the next four years, the education minister said Wednesday. “The plan is to attract as many...

U.S. confirms unfrozen Iranian funds to be used for humanitarian purposes

Iranian funds recently released from Korea will be used for humanitarian purposes, an official of the U.S. State Department said Monday. “Iran’s accounts in other...

Yoon stresses ‘partnership’ with Japan on Liberation Day

President Yoon Suk Yeol called Korea and Japan "partners" who share similar values and interests and stressed the importance of trilateral security cooperation with...

Politicians, businessmen receive Liberation Day pardons

A former Seoul district chief, an ex-finance minister and scores of business tycoons were granted amnesty after the Cabinet on Monday approved the third...

Government moves to shield teachers from false accusations

The government will seek to enhance teachers’ rights by granting them immunity from child abuse charges in situations where no abuse was intended. If the...

Police detect 315 online murder threats, nab 119 suspects

The National Police Agency has detected 315 online murder threats, which have surged following recent stabbing attacks, and nabbed 119 posters of such messages...
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