All posts tagged "koreatims"

  • North Koreans watch a news broadcast on a video screen outside Pyongyang Railway Station in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. Pyongyang has long claimed it has the right to develop nuclear weapons to defend itself against the U.S., an established nuclear power with whom it has been in a state of war for more than 65 years. But to build a credible nuclear threat, the North must explode new nuclear devices — including miniaturized ones — so its scientists can improve their designs and technology. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
    N. Korea demands Seoul’s apology, compensation for boat collision

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea on Monday belatedly called on the South Korean government to apologize and pay compensation for a boat collision that occurred last October. North Korea had previously claimed that a South Korean vessel...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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  • Clockwise from top left: Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals, Lee Dae-ho of the Seattle Mariners, Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins and Kim Hyun-soo of the Baltimore Orioles will try to win major league jobs for the first time this spring training. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean stars looking to win big league jobs at spring training

    By Yoo Jee-ho (Yonhap) — Four South Koreans with All-Star resumes in Asia will look to win their first Major League Baseball (MLB) jobs as spring training gets underway. The 30 big league clubs have different reporting...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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    Taekwondo gold medalist becomes cop

    By Kim Bo-eun Former taekwondo gold medalist is starting the second chapter of her life as a police officer. Kim Seung-hee, 28, became one of the former or competing athletes hired as martial arts specialist police officers...

    • Posted February 21, 2016
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    Woman charged with attempted rape for first time in S. Korea

    By Jhoo Dong-chan The prosecution has indicted a woman for the attempted rape of a man, the first such indictment in Korea since a related law was revised in June 2013 to include men as potential rape...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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