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Three freedom fighters named independence activists of October
The Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs (MPVA) named Li Jong-am, Lee Kang-hoon and Eom Soon-bong as the independence fighters of October.
[INTERVIEW] 'Korea's unification best solution for stable Northeast Asia,' says peace foundation chairman
With inter-Korean confrontation expanding into a 'New Cold War' narrative involving the United States, Japan, China and Russia, the outlook is getting gloomier for a unified Korea.
Political battle intensifies after court rejects Lee's arrest warrant
The main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) and its chairman Lee Jae-myung narrowly avoided a crisis after a court rejected an arrest warrant sought for Lee early Wednesday, which could have dealt a devastating blow to his political career and the party's campaign for next April's general election.
S. Korea flexes military might in rare parade with US in central Seoul
A large-scale military parade took place in downtown Seoul, Tuesday, in celebration of the 75th Armed Forces Day and also as a show of force against escalating North Korean threats.
[INTERVIEW] It is premature to revise ROK-US mutual defense treaty: veterans' group head
Seventy years have passed since South Korea and the United States signed the 1953 Mutual Defense Treaty, which serves as the foundation of their alliance.
Main opposition chief in showdown with prosecutors over arrest
Main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) Chairman Rep. Lee Jae-myung faces a desperate legal battle against prosecutors as a court is set to review his arrest warrant on Tuesday.
Seoul, Beijing try to mend fences as Russia and N. Korea grow closer
South Korea and China are exploring ways to thaw chilled relations as Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed his intention to make a long-anticipated visit to Seoul, a move seen as a Bejing's attempt to mend bilateral ties after Seoul bolsterd its partnerships with Wahington and Tokyo.
National Assembly passes motion to arrest DPK chief
The National Assembly approved, Thursday, a motion to arrest main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) Chairman Rep. Lee Jae-myung, as a larger-than-expected number of lawmakers of the majority-holding party voted for the arrest of their own chief.
Unfreezing of funds not likely to restore Korea-Iran ties
The governments of Korea and Iran announced that around $6 billion in Iranian funds frozen in Korea have been transferred to Qatar, but this has not fully normalized ties between Seoul and Tehran, as the latter seeks additional compensation in the form of interest incurred during the period of withholding.
Yoon pitches Busan Expo bid at UN in bilateral talks
President Yoon Suk Yeol has made sales pitches for South Korean port city Busan's bid to host the World Expo 2030 by holding summits with nine world leaders attending this week's United Nations General Assembly within seven hours after his arrival in New York.
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