South Korea

Republic in East Asia

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South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying to the east of the Asian mainland. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia, under Gwanggaeto the Great. South Korea lies in the north temperate zone and has a predominantly mountainous terrain. It comprises an estimated 51.4 million residents distributed over 100,363ย km2 (38,750ย sqย mi). Its capital and largest city is Seoul, with a population of around 10 million.

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By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - Veteran North Korean diplomats are being sidelined from nuclear talks ahead of a second summit with the United States as recent..
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[South Korea] Feb 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Seoul early on Thursday morning on a two-day visit aimed at strengthening the special strategic..
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North Korea informed Italy last year that the daughter of its acting ambassador had asked to return home after her father left his post in Rome, the Italian..
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"Zombie deer disease," or chronic wasting disease, is making headlines across the Midwest. The deadly disease, which creates holes in the animals' brains, has..
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in told Trump he hopes the summit "will provide a 'critical turning point'ย to accomplish complete de-nuclearization.
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By Hyonhee Shin and Josh Smith SEOUL, Feb 19 (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in told U.S. President Donald Trump in a call on Tuesday that his..
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SEOUL, South Korea โ€” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will never give up nuclear weapons but may agree to reduce production facilities in exchange for sanctions..
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An ancient spider believed to have lived more than 110 million years ago was found in South Korea. And its eyes still glowed, said researchers.
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South Korea's presidential Blue House pushed back on Wednesday against comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that suggested Seoul had agreed to pay $500..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

If North and South Korea succeed in their long-shot bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, any athletic feats at the Games may be overshadowed by the political..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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