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Asian markets fall in line with Wall Street as tech firms take a hit

Asian markets mostly fell Friday as investors struggled to maintain the previous day's positive momentum following losses on Wall Street, with technology firms tracking a sharp fall in Apple.

New role for wife of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given his young, stylish wife the title of First Lady in what analysts say is a major boost to her status ahead of back-to-back summits with South Korea and the United States.

South Korea’s Park Geun-hye will not appeal jail term

South Korea's disgraced former president Park Geun-hye will not appeal her 24-year prison sentence for corruption, reports said Monday.

South Korea to host UN Climate Forum next year

South Korea will host a United Nations forum on climate change next year, the country’s environment ministry has said.

South Korea notifies WTO of plans to suspend tariff concessions on US goods

South Korea said on Friday it has notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it seeks to suspend tariff concessions on imported United States goods worth 480 million dollars, in response to U.S. measures against South Korean imports.

South Korea’s Park Geun-hye jailed for 24 years for corruption

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye has been jailed for 24 years over corruption.

South Korea’s Park Geun-hye found guilty of corruption

A South Korean court has found former President Park Geun-hye guilty of several corruption charges, abuse of power and coercion in a verdict issued on Friday.

Korean Peninsula: South Korea, US to hold talks on sharing military costs

South Korea and the United States are to hold the second round of talks on sharing costs for maintaining U.S. military presence in the south of the Korean Peninsula from April 11 to April 12, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

South Korea distances itself from firm assisting DR Congo vote

South Korea's government has officially distanced itself from a firm providing electronic voting machines to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where tensions are running high ahead of a presidential poll in December.

UN sanctions North Korean ship for fuel transfer at sea

The United Nations has blacklisted a North Korean ship for receiving oil in an October transfer that breached UN sanctions as first revealed by Reuters on Tuesday.

Kim Jong Un ‘claps along to K-pop’ at North Korea concert

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife have turned out to see South Korean 'K-pop' acts at a rare concert in Pyongyang.

Struggling Novak Djokovic splits with coach Andre Agassi

Former world number one Novak Djokovic has parted company with head coach Andre Agassi after struggling to rediscover his form following a long elbow injury layoff.

South Korea deploys anti-piracy warship after hijack of fishing boat off Ghana

South Korea has deployed a naval vessel from its regional anti-piracy effort to help in the search after a fishing boat was hijacked by pirates off Ghana, South Korea’s foreign ministry said on Saturday.

Korean War: South Korea returns more remains of Chinese soldiers

South Korea on Wednesday returned more remains of Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950 to 1953 Korean War.

Japan asks China for details on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un surprise visit

The Japanese authorities asked China to provide them with the details of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s unofficial visit to Beijing, local media reported on Wednesday.

North Korea succumbs to US denuclearisation demand

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to denuclearise and meet U.S. officials, China said on Wednesday after an historic meeting with President Xi Jinping, who promised China would uphold its friendship with its isolated neighbour.

China says North Korea pledges denuclearisation during friendly visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to denuclearise and meet U.S. officials, China said on Wednesday after an historic meeting with President Xi Jinping, who promised China would uphold its friendship with its isolated neighbour.

China and North Korea confirm Kim Jong-un visit to Beijing

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has pledged to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula during his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, according to China's state news agency.

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