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Progressive Moon Jae-in elected president in South Korea, favors dialogue with North Korea
Moon Jae-in, a longtime opposition leader who favors opening a dialogue with North Korea, is claiming victory as South Korea’s next president, ending a decade of conservative rule. Moon, 64, represents the progressive Democratic Party leading exit polls by a far margin over his two main rivals,
South Korean Lawmakers Vote to Impeach President Park Geun-hye
South Korea's national assembly voted Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye over her alleged links to a corruption scandal. Backed by overwhelming public support -- evident from the millions of South Koreans who have filled the streets in recent weeks demanding her impeachment -- the
First Female President Elected in South Korea
Conservative Ruling Party Candidate Park Geun-Hye Makes History in South Korea.
G-20 Summit: Obama Faces Setbacks as Economic Meeting Begins
Free Trade Accord With South Korea Remains Stalled; China Fights Back on Currency
Where's the Beef? President Obama Comes Up Short on South Korean Trade Agreement
Jake Tapper and Sunlen Miller report: SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA -- President Obama and his trade negotiators failed to convince their South Korean counterparts to expand market access for American automobiles and beef Thursday, sinking hopes that President Obama would leave...
North Korea Fires Off Another Missile -- Just 794 Left To Go
ABC's Chuck Lustig from New York: This morning I made my usual round of phone calls….London, Beijing and Seoul, where over a half a million Koreans turned out for the funeral of former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun. While debriefing...
Koreans Say Emotional Goodbye to Ex-Prez
Tens of thousands of South Koreans mourning the death of former President Roh Moo-Hyun filled the streets of Seoul for his funeral today, many weeping and waving yellow balloons, the color of his campaign. Last Saturday, Roh jumped to his death off a mountain cliff in his hometown, Bongha village,
Shock and Anger Over North Korea Nuke Test
ABC's Joohee Cho reports: Seoul - South Koreans are shocked and surprised more so by the timing of North Korea’s nuclear test rather than the test itself. This country is in deep mourning after former president Roh Moo Hyun jumped...
Two Koreas Meet in Rare Summit
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il dourly greeted a smiling South Korean President Roh Moo-Hyun Tuesday at the start of a much trumpeted three-day summit in Pyongyang. The two leaders have ostensibly met to discuss "peace and economic cooperation," according to the South Korean government. But the
Peace at Last for Two Koreas?
A three-day summit between the leaders of North and South Korea ended with promised words of mutual cooperation and easing military tensions. In a joint declaration, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il pledged to bring peace by "cooperating closely to end