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  • South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sail to shores through smoke screens during the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises called Ssangyong,  part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea, Monday, March 31, 2014.  South Korea said North Korea has announced plans to conduct live-fire drills near the rivals' disputed western sea boundary. The planned drills Monday come after an increase in threatening rhetoric from Pyongyang and a series of rocket and ballistic missile launches in an apparent protest against the annual military exercises by Seoul and Washington.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    [ / AAP] Australian soldiers head for South Korea

      – Australian soldiers will head to South Korea next month for large scale amphibious landing exercises alongside Korean and US troops. Around 150 Australian soldiers, including infantry, a joint fire team, combat engineers and...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Kang Ji-seok, 27, poses after receiving a plaque for being named a "Young Gun of the Year," an honor given to young lawyers who achieve great success in the first few years in their profession, at the 15th Australia Law Awards ceremony at the Westin Sydney hotel in Australia on Sept. 17. (Yonhap)
    Korean immigrant attorney named ‘Young Gun of the Year’ in Australia

    By Kim Hyo-jin A Korean immigrant has won a prestigious Australian Law Award, one of the top honors in the country’s legal profession. Kang Ji-seok, or Samuel Kang, 27, was named “Young Gun of the Year,” according...

    • Posted October 11, 2015
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  • Mayor Ok Sang-doo
    Korean Australian elected mayor of Sydney suburb

    By Park Si-soo Korean Australian Ok Sang-doo, 62, was elected mayor of Strathfield, an urban city populous with Korean immigrants in Australia, local media reported Thursday. His term is one year. Ok is the second Korean Australian...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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  • South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo, left, and Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se stand alongside of Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, second from right, and Defense Minister Kevin Andrews, right, during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Korean War Memorial in Sydney, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Bilateral meetings between the nations are taking place later in the day. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
    S. Korea, Australia united against N. Korea’s provocation

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — In high-level security talks, South Korea and Australia reaffirmed their unity Friday in pressing North Korea to halt provocative acts and return to the nuclear negotiations. Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and Defense Minister Han...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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    Woori Bank employee steals $1.8 million, flees to Australia

    By Choi Kyong-ae A deputy manager at Woori Bank’s Yeoido outlet in Seoul stole 2 billion won (US$1.8 million) from a customer and fled to Australia, the bank said Monday. “On Friday, the deputy manager sent the...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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  • FILE - In this July 13, 2002, file photo, sheep wander parched land near a dry reservoir on a Condobolin property, 460 kilometers (285 miles) northwest of Sydney. On the world's driest inhabited continent, drought is a part of life, with the struggle to survive in a land short on water a constant thread in the country's history. The U.S. state of California is looking to Australia for advice on surviving its own drought. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
    California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

    SYDNEY (AP) — California has turned to the world’s driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record. Australia, the land poet Dorothea Mackellar dubbed “a sunburnt country,” suffered a torturous drought from...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • Johnny Depp (AP)
    Australia orders Johnny Depp to send his dogs out of the country

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian quarantine authorities have ordered Hollywood star Johnny Depp to fly his pet dogs Pistol and Boo out the country by Saturday or they will be put down. Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce on...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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