Pope in South Sudan tells clergy to raise voices against injustice

Pope Francis is on an unprecedented trip to the war-torn country with two other Christian leaders.

Drinking water on Royal Navy ship 'contaminated'

HMS Portland, a Type 23 frigate, was diverted to Portsmouth on Friday with at least one sailor taken to hospital

Indian police arrest over 2,000 men for illegal child marriages

Those arrested this week included more than 50 Hindu priests and Muslim clerics for allegedly performing marriages for underage girls in Assam, officials say.

Zelenskyy states that Russia wants to capture eastern Ukraine and criticises those who relax in peaceful cities

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said that Russia wants revenge, the occupiers want to capture the east of Ukraine. Source: Press conference following the Ukraine-EU summit Quote: "What to prepare for? We are in the process.

Indian police arrest 1,800 men in crackdown on underage marriage

Police in Assam have arrested more than 1,800 men for marrying or arranging marriages to underage girls, launching what the eastern Indian state's chief minister said on Friday was the start of a sustained crackdown on the practice.

Shlomo Perel, a Holocaust survivor who inspired the film 'Europa Europa,' dies at 98

Shlomo Perel, who survived the Holocaust through surreal subterfuge and an extraordinary odyssey that inspired his own writing and an internationally renowned film, has died in Israel.

Chris Parry and Andrew Bagshaw's bodies recovered in prisoner swap - Ukraine

Chris Parry and Andrew Bagshaw were killed while volunteering in the east of the country last month.

Royal Navy sailors hospitalized after drinking water on ship

A Royal Navy warship has returned to port in Britain after several sailors got sick from the vessel’s drinking water

Sailors treated over contaminated water on warship

It is believed the incident was caused by the wrong chemical being added to drinking water.

Royal Navy sailors in hospital after ‘wrong chemical’ added to ship’s water

Navy says HMS Portland sailors hospitalised as precaution after drinking accidentally contaminated water

Royal Navy ship returns to base as 'precautionary measure' after water on board 'contaminated by mistake'

A Royal Navy spokesperson said the ship was forced to return to Portsmouth Naval Base and an investigation is now under way - with everybody involved expected to make a full recovery.

India: Crackdown on underage marriage, 1,800 men arrested

Police in the state of Assam began arresting over 1,800 people violating underage marriage laws. India has the highest proportion of child brides in the world.

Ukraine Latest: US Humanitarian Aid Worker Killed in Bakhmut

The US is sending Ukraine a new $2.1 billion weapons package, the Pentagon said Friday, including a new ground-launched, bomb-tipped rocket.

Japanese prime minister fires aide over anti-LGBTQ+ remarks

Fumio Kishida says official’s comments ‘outrageous and completely incompatible with administration’s policies’

Shlomo Perel, who hid in German army ranks to survive Holocaust, passes away at 98

German-born survivor disguised Jewish identity, became Wehrmacht translator, moved to Israel after war; story inspired acclaimed film 'Europa Europa'

Solomon Perel, Jew who posed as Hitler Youth to survive war, dies at 97

His Holocaust story was dramatized in the 1990 film “Europa Europa.”

'Hitler Youth Salomon' Holocaust survivor Sally Perel dies

Sally Perel, whose autobiography was the subject of a multi-award-winning film, has died at the age of 97. Born to a Jewish family, he survived life under the Nazi regime by adopting a false persona.

Shlomo Perel, Holocaust survivor, film subject, dies at 98

Shlomo Perel, who survived the Holocaust through surreal subterfuge and an extraordinary odyssey that inspired his own writing and an internationally renowned film, has died

Indian police nab over 2,000 men for illegal child marriages

Indian police have arrested more than 2,000 men in a crackdown on illegal child marriages involving girls under the age of 18 in a northeastern state, officials said Saturday. Many cases of child marriage in Assam, a state of 35 million people, go unreported. Only 155 cases of child marriages in the state were registered in 2021, and 138 in 2020, according to the National Crime Records Bureau.

Indian police nab over 2,000 men for illegal child marriages

GUWAHATI, India (AP) — Indian police have arrested more than 2,000 men in a crackdown on illegal child marriages involving girls under the age of 18 in a northeastern state, officials said Saturday.

Israel's far-right government wants the power to override its Supreme Court

Despite huge protests, Israel's new far-right government is doubling down on its first major initiative: to weaken the judiciary. Hungary and Poland's far-right did the same when they entered office.

Ukraine live briefing: New U.S.-made bombs will double Ukraine’s reach; American medical volunteer killed

The ground-launched, small diameter bombs Ukraine will receive from the U.S. have a range of roughly 95 miles, nearly twice the capability previously provided.

Dozens of soldiers freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

Officials say 116 Ukrainians and 63 Russian soldiers released as fighting rages in Bakhmut.

Live updates: Russia's war in Ukraine

Ukraine will fight to hold onto the fiercely contested eastern city of Bakhmut as long as it can, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Friday. Follow here for live updates.

Dozens of soldiers freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Dozens of Russian and Ukrainian prisoners of war have returned home following a prisoner swap, officials on both sides said Saturday. Top Ukrainian presidential aide Andriy Yermak said in a Telegram post that 116 Ukrainians were freed.

Indian police arrest 1,800 men in crackdown on underage marriage

Police in Assam have arrested more than 1,800 men for marrying or arranging marriages to underage girls, launching what the eastern Indian state's chief minister said on Friday was the start of a sustained crackdown on the practice.

Indian police nab over 2,000 men for illegal child marriages

Indian police have arrested more than 2,000 men in a crackdown on illegal child marriages involving girls under the age of 18 a northeastern state

Indian police nab over 2,000 men for illegal child marriages – KION546

By WASBIR HUSSAIN Associated Press GUWAHATI, India (AP) — Indian police have arrested more than 2,000 men in a crackdown on illegal child marriages involving girls under the age of 18 in a northeastern state, officials said Saturday. Those arrested this week included more than 50 Hindu priests and Muslim clerics for allegedly performing marriages

Assam drive to end child marriage is an effort to tackle a social evil

Aditi Narayani Paswan and Naorem Anuja write: While India has made great progress on this front, it is still home to a third of all child brides in the world

Brazil sinks rusting old aircraft carrier in the Atlantic

Brazil sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean off its northeast coast, the Brazilian Navy said, despite warnings from environmentalists that the rusting 1960s French-built ship would pollute the sea and the marine food chain. The 32,000-tonne carrier had been floating offshore for three months since Turkey refused it entry to be scrapped there because it was an environmental hazard and the ship was towed back to Brazil. The carrier was scuttled in…

EU agrees on level of price caps for Russian petroleum products

The Council decided to set two price caps for petroleum products falling under CN code 2710 which originate in or are exported from Russia.

Japan PM fires aide over derogatory LGBT remarks

Masayoshi Arai was dismissed after reportedly saying he would not want to live next to same-sex couples.

Brazil sinks rusting old aircraft carrier in the Atlantic

Brazil sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean off its northeast coast, the Brazilian Navy said, despite warnings from environmentalists that the rusting 1960s French-built ship would pollute the sea and the marine food chain.

Budget 2023: How Nirmala Sitharaman’s proposals ticked all important boxes

There is a clear focus on preserving macro stability, focusing on productive spending, plugging the loopholes in tax avoidance, and targeting a gradual achievement of a level playing field for various financial products

Japanese prime minister's aide leaving over LGBTQ remarks

TOKYO (AP) — A senior aide to Japan’s prime minister is being dismissed after making discriminatory remarks about LGBTQ people. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told reporters Saturday that Masayoshi Arai, a secretary at his office, was being dismissed after Arai recently told Japanese media he did not like seeing LGBTQ people.

Union Budget 2023: Did the Govt Meet Welfare Promises & Secure the Marginalised?

Modi government’s vision of ‘Amrit Kaal’ seems to be accessible to the ultra-rich or higher income class citizenry.

Japan PM sacks aide for homophobic comment

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Saturday sacked a close aide after he made remarks about sexual minorities that the premier called "outrageous".

Europe reaches deal for price cap on Russian diesel

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union governments tentatively agreed Friday to set a $100-per-barrel price cap on sales of Russian diesel to coincide with an EU embargo on the fuel — steps aimed at ending the bloc's energy dependence on Russia and limiting the money Moscow makes to fund its war in Ukraine .

US Gets Access To 9 Military Bases In The Philippines; China Warns Manila Of Being 'Dragged Into Troubled Waters'

With US military securing access to military bases in Philippines, China has warned this could lead to Philippines being taken advantage of

US, Philippines Agree to Resume Joint South China Sea Patrols

The US and the Philippines have agreed to resume joint patrols in the South China Sea amid lingering tensions with China in the disputed waters.

Israel's far-right government wants the power to override its Supreme Court

Despite huge protests, Israel's new far-right government is doubling down on its first major initiative: to weaken the judiciary. Hungary and Poland's far-right did the same when they entered office.

Hong Kong offers 500,000 free flights after Covid isolation

HONG KONG, Feb 3 — Hong Kong is ready to welcome the world back, its leader said Thursday, pledging more than half a million free flights and positive publicity to resurrect the...

How will the Budget 2023 impact your investments?

The budget typically includes proposals for tax changes, government spending, and initiatives aimed at boosting the economy and addressing key social and economic issues. Below are some of the important points on how the budget will impact your investments

Ukraine wins EU pledges of support, no promise of fast-track accession

The European Union offered strong support for Ukraine at a summit in Kyiv as air raid sirens wailed on Friday, but set "no rigid time lines" for its accession to the wealthy bloc.

Zelensky urges E.U. to send weapons faster as Russians close grip on Bakhmut

With senior E.U. officials visiting Kyiv, Russian fighters pushed to seize control of Bakhmut and Zelensky said Ukraine would fight as long as it could.

Top Kishida aide says he would 'hate' to see LGBT couple

A close aide to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida retracted discriminatory remarks about sexual minorities, where he said he would "not want to live next door" to an LGBT couple.

Japanese prime minister's aide leaving over LGBTQ remarks

A senior aide to Japan’s prime minister is being dismissed after making discriminatory remarks about LGBTQ people. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told reporters Saturday that Masayoshi Arai, a secretary at his office, was being dismissed after Arai recently told Japanese media he did not like seeing LGBTQ people. Arai had retracted his comments and apologized on Friday.

Aide to Japan's prime minister says he 'hates' to see LGBT couples

Secretary retracts remarks, says they aren't Kishida's views

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East African Regional Leaders Demand Ceasefire in Eastern Congo

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Portugal to provide Leopard tanks to Ukraine, says PM

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Saturday (February 4) that Portugal will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. He did not specify how many exactly would be shipped. He added that Portugal was in talks with Germany to obtain parts needed for the repair of number of inoperable tanks with Portugal. "We are currently working to be able to dispense some of our tanks," Costa told Lusa news agency during a trip to the…

Biden makes progress on 'unity agenda' outlined in 2022

A year ago, President Joe Biden used his first State of the Union address to push top Democratic priorities that were sure to face a battle in the narrowly divided

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Australia radioactive capsule: Missing material more common than you think

The world was fascinated by a capsule in Australia - but hundreds of radioactive items go missing each year.

Capturing Ukraine’s pain

An photo exhbition in London explores nine years in lives of Ukrainians since the country’s revolution and Russian annexation then invasion.

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US considering plan to down Chinese balloon over Atlantic

The Biden administration is considering a plan to shoot down a large Chinese balloon suspected of conducting surveillance on U.S. military. It would be brought down once it is above

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Chile wildfires claim 13 lives, ruin 35,000 acres of land

Wildfires in Chile claimed at least 13 lives and torched 35,000 acres of land, following which President Gabriel Boric has decided to suspend his holidays to visit the affected areas where there are 204 active fires of which 56 are considered out of control.

EU, G7 and Australia announces price cap; Russia lashes out at EU over price cap | World News | WION

European Union member states along with G7 countries and Australia have reached an agreement on the price caps for Russian Petroleum products. The move is the latest part of a push to limit Russian President Vladimir Putin's war chest.

Take a Bow-Wow! Meet Bobi, the World's Oldest Dog on Record

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Inside South Asia: Pakistan on the edge of the precipe

Another horrific terror attack in Pakistan, leaving over 100 policemen dead. The economy is in free fall. Pakistan is living a nightmare. The cauldron of Islamist terror, political instability and economic meltdown now threaten the very existence of the country.

Chris Parry and Andrew Bagshaw's bodies recovered in prisoner swap - Ukraine

Chris Parry and Andrew Bagshaw were killed while volunteering in the east of the country last month.

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Dangerously cold temperatures envelop Northeast

Arctic air descended into the Northeast on Saturday morning bringing dangerously cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chills that dropped to minus 45 to minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit in many areas.

Top 10 world news: Ukraine's power outage, Adani Group's shelved $122 million bond plan, and more

Ukraine's Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal on Saturday said that a serious accident took place at a high-voltage substation which led to widespread power outages in and around Odesa, the southern port city of Ukraine. Adani Enterprises Ltd's plan of the first-ever public sale of bonds for raising around Rs10 billion ($122 million) was shelved.

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Why Are Peruvian Politics Such a Mess? Inside the Halls of Its Congress

By Alexander Villegas and Brendan O'Boyle LIMA (Reuters) - As deadly protests rage across Peru, a political battle is unfolding inside the halls of Congress, walled off from the streets by hundreds of police, armored vehicles and a maze of gates. Lawmakers are at loggerheads over whether to hold a ...

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Ohio: Train derailment sparks massive fire; rescue ops continue

A massive fire broke out after a train derailed on Friday night in northeastern Ohio. The fire broke out when the train was reportedly near the Pennsylvania state border, following which the evacuation and shelter-in-place orders for nearby residents were issued. So far, there are no reports of casualties either due to derailment or the fire that ensued soon after. There was no immediate information about what caused the derailment or what the train carried.

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State of the Union Reality Check

FILE - President Joe Biden speaks on the January jobs report in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, in Washington. Going into

5.9 earthquake jolts eastern New Guinea

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the eastern New Guinea region on Saturday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said. The quake struck at a depth of 104 km (64 miles) below the

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NPR's Scott Simon talks with Evgeniy Maloletka, an Ukrainian photojournalist, about what it's been like documenting a year of war in his country.

Major Accident Causes Power Outages in Ukraine's Odesa PM

KYIV (Reuters) - A serious accident at a high-voltage substation in Ukraine's Odesa region has caused emergency power outages in the regional capital, Ukraine's Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said on Saturday. "The situation is difficult, the scale of the accident is significant, it is impossible to ...

Russia, Ukraine swap dozens of prisoners of war

Dozens of Russian and Ukrainian prisoners of war have returned home after a swap between the two countries who have been at war for almost a year now. The officials on both sides confirmed the prisoners-of-war swap on Saturday. A total of 116 Ukrainians were released, according to Andriy Yermak, an aide to the Ukrainian President. Also Read | China bans Jack Dorsey-backed Twitter alternative Damus, here's why

US-EU subsidy spat: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's stern message to US | World News | WION

EU and the US, talking alongside Italian Prime Minister Georgia Meloni, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and told them don't treat EU worse than Mexico and Canada over subsidies.

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Olympic echoes of boycott era as Ukraine vs IOC intensifies

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A contest that could define the 2024 Paris Olympics is playing out 18 months before medals are awarded. It's giving the International Olympic Committee a political

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China bans Jack Dorsey-backed Twitter alternative Damus, here's why

Damus, one of the Twitter alternatives, has been prohibited in mainland China due to worries that the app contains content that is illegal in the country. The application launched in the Apple's AppStore on 1 February after receiving many rejections. The smartphone app's user base soared past 45,000 within 24 hours after its introduction, making it China's second-most popular social network.

Dozens of soldiers freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

Officials on both sides of Russia's war in Ukraine says dozens of prisoners have returned home following a prisoner swap. Top Ukrainian presidential aide Andriy Yermak said in a Telegram

Portugal to Send Leopard Tanks to Ukraine, PM Says

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Saturday, without specifying how many will be shipped. Costa added that Portugal is in talks with Germany to obtain parts needed for the repair of a number of inoperable Leopard tanks in Portugal's ...

On shooting down Chinese ‘spy’ balloon, US expert says ‘It's not the Hindenburg’

The Pentagon said the balloon over the US is being used for surveillance, rejecting China's claim that the aircraft is a "civilian airship" for research that deviated from course.

U.S. Secretary of State postpones China visit

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken postponed a visit to China after a suspected Chinese spy balloon was tracked flying across the United States in what Washington called a 'clear violation' of U.S. sovereignty. Military leaders considered shooting down the high-altitude surveillance balloon on Wednesday but eventually recommended against this to President Joe Biden because of the safety risk from debris, officials said.

'I escaped abusive jungle cult - then rescued my son'

When Yisrael Amir fled the isolated sect, he brought with him tales of control, abuse and rape.

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Qatar boosts influence in Lebanon amid multiple crises

Wealthy Qatar has been silently expanding its influence in crisis-hit Lebanon in recent years, while oil-rich Gulf Arab nations ostracized the Mediterranean country over the growing influence of its militant

Olympic echoes of boycott era as Ukraine vs IOC intensifies

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A contest that could define the 2024 Paris Olympics is playing out 18 months before medals are awarded. It's giving the International Olympic Committee a political

El Salvador bets safety on incarceration; unveils new prison

TECOLUCA, El Salvador (AP) — When El Salvador began making mass arrests of people with suspected gang affiliations last year, President Nayib Bukele ordered the construction of what would be

Photos show what daily life looks like in restrictive North Korea

While North Koreans live within a rigid society with little connection to much of the outside world, they still go day-to-day living their lives.

SF Dad Walks Endless Miles in Search of Missing Children

John Sichi’s one-man protest seeks to bring his two young children back to the U.S.

Daily Brief South Korea: Jeju Air, Korea Stock Exchange Kospi 200 Index, SK Biopharmaceuticals Co Ltd and more | Smartkarma

In today’s briefing: Jeju Air: A Big Beneficiary of Travel Resurgence in Asia + A Likely Inclusion in KOSPI 200 in 2023 Official Changes in Korea FSC’s Dividend Rules: Ramifications...

Tesla Lowers EV Prices in South Korea by up to 14%.

This brings prices for all trims below the KRW 85 million subsidy cap. South Korea's Ministry of Environment has announced a KRW 2.6 mln subsidy for Tesla EVs.

Nuclear Envoys of US, South Korea Downplay Seoul’s Nuclear Intent

The top nuclear envoys of the US and South Korea said extended deterrence measures will effectively defend against North Korea’s threats, emphasizing Seoul will not pursue nuclear weapons

South Korea Full Moon

People twirl cans with holes filled with burning wood chips and straw to celebrate the first full moon of the Lunar New Year, in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 4,

Prices of some Tesla models cut in South Korea -official By Reuters

Prices of some Tesla models cut in South Korea -official

Top 10 K-dramas on North Korea you should watch: Snowdrop, CLOY, and more

K-dramas on the North Korean conflict is a sensitive topic in South Korea, however, it has given rise to many K-dramas on North Korea.

Egypt's NTA, South Korea's KAIST discuss bilateral cooperation - Egypt Independent

Executive Director of the National Training Academy of Egypt (NTA) Rascha Ragheb discussed with Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) means of boosting bilateral cooperation in the fields of modern technology and advanced applied scientific research that serve the requirements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

S. Korean court sentences ex-minister to 2 years in prison

A South Korean court has sentenced a former justice minister, Cho Kuk, to two years in prison, after he was found guilty of creating fake credentials to help his children get into prestigious schools, a scandal that rocked the country’s...

South Korea Foreign Minister Park Touts U.S. 'extended Deterrence' After Blinken Talks - Latest Tweet by Reuters | 🌎 LatestLY

The latest Tweet by Reuters states, 'South Korea Foreign Minister Park touts U.S. 'extended deterrence' after Blinken talks ...' 🌎 South Korea Foreign Minister Park Touts U.S. 'extended Deterrence' After Blinken Talks - Latest Tweet by Reuters.

Yoon pursues commercial diplomacy as South Korea's top salesman

President spearheads drive to export more nuclear power facilities and arms

South Korea Foreign Minister Park touts U.S. ‘extended deterrence’ after Blinken talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korea Foreign Minister Park Jin said after meeting U.S. top diplomat Antony Blinken on Friday that Seoul and Washington were committed to strengthening "extended deterrence" in relation to North Korea. South Korea has s...

Police arrest scammer promising jobs in Korea

Highway Police have arrested a woman accused by more than 50 people of duping them into transferring money with the expectation that they would get jobs overseas.

Korea Foundation looks for print artists to join Chiang Mai residency program

Korea Foundation and the ASEAN Foundation are inviting five contemporary Korean artists to take part in the inaugural "Konnect ASEAN – Chiang Mai Print Residency for Korean artists," which will take place in northern Thailand's Chiang Mai. The monthlong program that will start in July is to provide access to print studios, public programs and other promotional activities for print artists while t...

South Korea Financial Markets

A currency trader passes by monitors near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won,

Aussie, 26, fighting for life after plunge

A young Australian man who fell from the rooftop of a four-storey building in South Korea is fighting for his life in hospital but his family fears he’s “unlikely to make it home” alive.

North Korea, family and soup: The inspiration for a 26-year odyssey

To come to terms with her family's decision to send her brothers to North Korea, Yang Yonghi made three films — and found understanding along the way.

US Korea

Korea Foreign Minister Park Jin speaks along side Secretary of State Antony Blinken (not shown), after jointly signing a Memorandum of Understanding, Friday, Feb, 3, 2023 at the State Dept.

S. Korean court sentences ex-minister to 2 years in prison

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced a former justice...

Blinken: US Committed to Improving Allied Defense of South Korea

US secretary of state meets with South Korean counterpart in Washington

Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Park Jin at a Joint Press Availability - United States Department of State

MR PRICE:  The Secretary and Foreign Minister Park are now signing the protocol to amend and extend the U.S.-Republic of Korea Science and Technology Agreement.  The first iteration of the agreement was signed in 1992.  A new one was signed in 1999 and has been renewed since then.  However, this amended version adds important new components […]

South Korea Foreign Minister Wants EV Tweaks to US Climate Act

South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin gave Secretary of State Antony Blinken a reminder that Seoul still has concerns about the Biden administration’s landmark climate and energy bill.

Apply Pay Gets the Green Light to Launch Its Service in South Korea - Latest Tweet by TechCrunch | 📲 LatestLY

The latest Tweet by TechCrunch states, 'Apply Pay gets the green light to launch its service in South Korea ...' 📲 Apply Pay Gets the Green Light to Launch Its Service in South Korea - Latest Tweet by TechCrunch.

South Korea Foreign Minister Park Touts U.S. 'Extended Deterrence' After Blinken Talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korea Foreign Minister Park Jin said after meeting U.S. top diplomat Antony Blinken on Friday that Seoul and Washington were committed to strengthening "extended deterrence" in relation to North Korea. South Korea has sought assurances over extended deterrence, referring ...

United States, South Korea Stage Air Drills Despite North Korean Complaints - Latest Tweet by Reuters | 🌎 LatestLY

The latest Tweet by Reuters states, 'United States, South Korea stage air drills despite North Korean complaints ...' 🌎 United States, South Korea Stage Air Drills Despite North Korean Complaints - Latest Tweet by Reuters.

South Korea Caught in the Middle of US-China Tech War: Chip Sale down by 50% in January - Gizmochina

South Korea faces a geo-political dilemma as it is pressured by the US to curb its semiconductor exports to China.

Russian embassy says North Korea lifted lockdown in capital

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Russia’s embassy in North Korea says the country has eased stringent epidemic controls in capital Pyongyang that were placed during the past five days to slow the spread of respiratory illnesses.

Tesla's German and Chinese deliveries up 912% and 10% in January; cut prices in South Korea By Investing.com

Tesla's German and Chinese deliveries up 912% and 10% in January; cut prices in South Korea

The Cadillac Lyriq Will Launch This Year In South Korea

Imported from Spring Hill, Tennessee.

South Korea Politics

Former Justice Minister Cho Kuk arrives at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. The court on Friday sentenced Cho to two years in

South Korea Foreign Minister Park touts U.S. 'extended deterrence' after Blinken talks

South Korea Foreign Minister Park Jin said after meeting U.S. top diplomat Antony Blinken on Friday that Seoul and Washington were committed to strengthening "extended deterrence" in relation to North Korea.

GM Introduces OnStar Services In South Korea

The telematics service was established in 1996.

US Korea

Korea Foreign Minister Park Jin speaks along side Secretary of State Antony Blinken, not shown, after jointly signing a Memorandum of Understanding, Friday, Feb, 3, 2023 at the State Dept.

South Korean Legal Tech Co. Law&Good Raises $6M - Law360

Seoul-based legal technology company Law&Good announced Friday that it has raised $6 million in a Series A2 funding round, reaching a total of more than $10 million to help clients accumulate price proposals from attorneys in South Korea.

Turkey picks South Korean transmission for Altay tank

A South Korean manufacturer, SNT Dynamics, it will supply transmissions for the engines that will power the Altay, Turkey’s first indigenous tank.

S. Korea’s Economic Growth May Fall Below 1 pct if Population Continues to Shrink: Study

SEOUL, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The shrinking population driven by low birthrate and aging will cut South Korea’s economic growth …

US Korea

Korea Foreign Minister Park Jin speaks along side Secretary of State Antony Blinken, not shown, after jointly signing a Memorandum of Understanding, Friday, Feb, 3, 2023 at the State Dept.

LIVE: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korea Foreign Minister Park Jin ... - Latest Tweet by Reuters | 🌎 LatestLY

The latest Tweet by Reuters states, 'LIVE: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korea Foreign Minister Park Jin hold a briefing ...' 🌎 LIVE: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korea Foreign Minister Park Jin ... - Latest Tweet by Reuters.

7th Fleet Travels to the Republic of Korea for 7th Annual Anti-Submari

BUSAN, Republic of Korea - Vice Adm. Karl Thomas, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, visited Commander, Republic of Korea Fleet (CRF) Base in Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK), Feb. 2, to attend the 7th

Fear of God Opens a Temporary Shop in South Korea

Fear of God, founded by Jerry Lorenzo in Los Angeles in 2013, opens its first temporary store in Asia at the Hyundai Trade Center in Seoul.

United States, South Korea stage air drills despite North Korean complaints

The United States and South Korea staged drills for the second time in a week on Friday with some of their latest warplanes, despite North Korean complaints that the exercises were increasing tensions on the peninsula. The two countries conducted a joint air exercise over the sea to the west of the Korean Peninsula on Friday, with warplanes such as South Korea's F35A, and United States' F-22 and F-35B participating, the South Korean military said…

NATO's Stoltenberg in South Korea to deepen ties in Asia

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in South Korea on Sunday, the first stop on a trip that will include Japan and is aimed at strengthening ties with the U.S. allies in the face of the war in Ukraine and rising competition with China.

Watch live: Blinken holds joint press conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is slated to participate in a signing ceremony on Friday afternoon. Following the ceremony, Blinken will speak with reporters during a joint press availability wit…

Apple Pay gets the green light to launch its service in South Korea

South Korea has approved the Apply Pay launch to allow local credit card firms to introduce the Apple Pay service.

S. Korean court sentences ex-minister to 2 years in prison

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced a former justice...

United States, South Korea stage air drills despite North Korean complaints

The United States and South Korea staged drills for the second time in a week on Friday with some of their latest warplanes, despite North Korean complaints that the exercises were increasing tensions on the peninsula.

FILE PHOTO: A joint air drill between U.S. and South Korea

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Air Force F-22 fighter jets take part in a joint drill with South Korea's Air Force at Kunsan air base, in Gunsan, South Korea, December 20, 2022.

Binance Veers Into South Korea With Gopax

Come what may, Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange has no plans to pause its expansion......