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South Korea postpones nationwide college exam after rare quake

South Korean authorities took the unprecedented step of postponing nationwide college entrance exams after a rare 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit the southeast on Wednesday, sparking alarm in a country that seldom experiences significant tremors.

Rare 5.4-magnitude quake hits southern South Korea

A rare 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit South Korea’s southeast Wednesday afternoon, the second most powerful quake on record in a country that seldom experiences significant tremors.

US-South Korea launch major war drills as North Korea looks on

The US and South Korea launched military manoeuvres involving three American aircraft carrier strike groups on Saturday in a massive show of force that drew the anger of rival North Korea.

North Korea must ‘come to the table’ for talks – Donald Trump

North Korea must "make a deal" on abandoning its nuclear weapons, US President Donald Trump said, taking his most conciliatory tone yet with Pyongyang after months of inflammatory threats.

Donald Trump to eat 360-year-old soy sauce at state banquet in Seoul

A special sauce more than a century older than the United States will be on the menu for Donald Trump at his state banquet in Seoul on Tuesday — along with a diplomatically tricky prawn.

Donald Trump claims ‘progress’ on global problem of North Korea

North Korea poses a worldwide threat that requires worldwide action, President Donald Trump said in Seoul Tuesday, but insisted "we are making a lot of progress" in reining in the rogue state.

We hope to God military might won’t be needed against North Korea – Donald...

“We hope to God we never have to use” military force against North Korea, U.S. President Donald Trump said at a joint news conference in South Korea.

South Korea to buy ‘billions of dollars’ of US weapons – Trump

South Korea has agreed to buy US weapons worth “billions of dollars” to guard against threats from nuclear-armed North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday.

North Korea is a worldwide threat that requires worldwide action – Donald Trump

“We hope to God we never have to use” military force against North Korea, U.S. President Donald Trump said at a joint news conference in South Korea.

South Korea’s Moon Jae-in hopes Donald Trump visit ‘turning point’ on North Korea policy

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said he hoped a visit by U.S President Donald Trump would be a turning point in efforts to defuse tensions over North Korea’s nuclear programme as the two leaders met in Seoul on Tuesday.

Hundreds protest in Seoul against Donald Trump’s visit to South Korea

Hundreds of people have gathered in the center of Seoul to protest against US President Donald Trump’s two-day visit to the country, the Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday.

Shinzo Abe and Donald Trump call for ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea

The leaders of Japan and the United States have said the time for dialogue with North Korea is over, just as South Korea slapped a new raft of unilateral sanctions against Pyongyang.

South Korea announces sanctions against Pyongyang

South Korea announced new unilateral sanctions against Pyongyang — the first under President Moon Jae-In — on Monday, a day before US President Donald Trump arrives in Seoul on an Asian tour dominated by the North’s nuclear programme.

Son Heung-Min and Paulo Gazzaniga star as injury-hit Spurs beat Palace

Son Heung-Min's second-half goal and a fine debut from goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga helped Tottenham Hotspur to a nervy 1-0 Premier League victory over bottom club Crystal Palace in a London derby at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.


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Donald Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terror

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Niger Delta militants threaten to bomb oil facilities

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