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Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering Japanese islands

A powerful typhoon has damaged buildings, flooded roads and knocked out power to thousands of homes in South Korea after battering islands in southern...

South Korea records highest daily jump in coronavirus cases in five months

South Korea has reported 279 new coronavirus cases in the highest daily jump since early March, as fears grow about a massive outbreak in...

South Korean leader offers olive branch to Japan on liberation day

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has offered talks with Japan to resolve a bitter feud over wartime grievances as the nation celebrated the 75th...

Coronavirus cases spike in South Korea as US tightens restrictions

South Korea has reported more than 100 new coronavirus cases for the first time in four months, while South Africa also announced a surge...

Missing Seoul mayor’s body found after huge search

The missing mayor of South Korea’s capital, who was reportedly embroiled in sexual harassment allegations, has been found dead. Park Won-soon’s body was discovered after...

Seoul considers new lockdown measures as virus cases climb

South Korea has reported 42 new infections of Covid-19 as infections steadily climb in the greater capital area, forcing authorities to consider stronger social...

North Korea’s military threatens to re-enter demilitarised areas

North Korea’s military on Tuesday threatened to move back into zones that were demilitarised under inter-Korean peace agreements as the country continued to dial...

Kim Jong Un’s sister threatens South Korea with military action

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has threatened military action against South Korea as she attacked Seoul over declining bilateral...

North Korea tells South to stop ‘nonsensical’ talk about denuclearisation

North Korea has hit out at South Korea, telling its rival to stop “nonsensical” talk about its denuclearisation and vowing to expand its military...

Resurgence of virus threatens South Korea’s success story

A resurgence of infections in the Seoul region, where half of South Korea’s 51 million people live, is threatening the country’s success story in...

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Trump tells United Nations to hold China accountable for coronavirus

Donald Trump has demanded that the United Nations holds China accountable for the coronavirus pandemic as he defended his own handling of Covid-19 in...

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Ten cities around the world have joined New York and London in committing to divest from fossil fuel companies as part of efforts to...

US death toll from coronavirus hits ‘unfathomable’ 200,000

The US death toll from coronavirus has topped 200,000, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the outbreak first reached the world’s richest nation...
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