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The Latest: South Korea says North close to 'weaponization'
South Korea's vice foreign minister says North Korea is "in the final stages of nuclear weaponization" and is urging the international community to grasp the urgency of the threat this poses and find ways to halt its nuclear program
2 South Korean photojournalists allegedly beaten by Chinese security guards
The violence broke out at a trade event in Beijing where South Korean press were covering a visit by South Korea's president.
2 South Korean journalists beaten by Chinese guards in Beijing
Two South Korean photojournalists in China to cover a state visit of their country's president were beaten by Chinese security guards in Beijing, according to media reports and sources. The violence occurred at a trade show called the South Korea-China Economic and Trade Partnership as press were
South Korean President Moon in China on visit to repair ties
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Beijing on a visit to repair ties frayed by a dispute over the deployment of an American anti-missile system
As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs
As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-games costs and huge financial strain placed on one of its poorest regions
Swedish think tank: South Korea's arms sales record high
A Swedish think tank says South Korea's arms sales hit record levels last year
South Korea imposes new sanctions on North Korea
South Korea has added several North Korean groups and individuals involved in financing North Korea's weapons development to its sanctions list
South Korea mulling ways to curb craze for bitcoins
South Korean is studying ways to regulate speculative trading in crypto currencies as the latest surge in prices stokes a craze over bitcoins. The country's financial regulator said Friday that it has ruled out using bitcoin for derivative products. The decision effectively bans investing in
Russian Olympic team banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea
The IOC Disciplinary Commission found that there was a "systematic manipulation of the anti-doping rules and system in Russia."
Stealth jets, other aircraft fly in US, South Korean drills
Hundreds of aircraft including two dozen stealth jets begin training as the United States and South Korea launched a massive combined air force exercise