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Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military

A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and transgender soldiers and should be abolished, ...

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military

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Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse, fear prosecution in South Korean military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and trans soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty International report said....
2019-07-11 12:32

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted. Male soldiers who have consensual sex are being charged with committing “indecent acts,” even though the army says it does not discriminate against sexual minorities....
2019-07-11 03:48

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests....
2019-07-16 20:16

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own commitments to discontinue tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles....
2019-07-17 12:48

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII forced laborers....
2019-07-12 12:48

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
2019-07-18 09:32

Japan says no comment on International Court of Justice plan in South Korea dispute Japan's government is considering various steps to resolve the dispute with South Korea over wartime forced laborers, but will not comment on whether it would go to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), a government spokesman said on Friday....
2019-07-19 06:32

South Korea deputy advisor Kim says Japan's export curbs violate international law South Korea's Deputy National Security Adviser Kim Hyun-chong said on Friday that Japan has violated the WTO's principle of free trade and international law by imposing unilateral export restrictions against South Korea while diplomatic efforts have ...
2019-07-19 10:16

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Samira Shackle looks back at the collapse of the investigation into abuse allegations in Iraq, while Cons...
2019-05-30 13:00

U.S. military lifts troop curfew in South Korea in 90-day test The commander of U.S. Forces Korea lifted a 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew for military personnel that will be re-evaluated in 90 days, with the decision riding on the behavior of troops during the test....
2019-06-18 22:48

South Korea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defense officials said, while Russia denied violating any airspace and accused South Korean pilots of being reckless....
2019-07-23 12:16

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsider its self-imposed ban on long-range weapons testing....
2019-07-16 16:16

South Korea will launch new military exercises next week to replace joint U.S. drill South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with the United States that was canceled last year....
2019-05-24 19:16

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace The Russian planes entered South Korean airspace, the Defense Ministry in Seoul reports. It was the first time that Russian military aircraft violated South Korean airspace....
2019-07-23 06:16

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
2019-06-02 15:48

Brandon O'Neill gets nod in unfamiliar Socceroos squad to face South Korea Midfielder joined by five other new facesTwenty-year-old Harry Souttar also includedBrandon O’Neill’s sterling domestic from this season has been recognised with a first international call-up into the Socceroos squad for their friendly against South ...
2019-05-23 10:32

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russian military aircraft that violated its airspace The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said, and Chinese military aircraft had also entered South Korean airspace....
2019-07-23 08:16

South Korea fires warning shots after 2 Russian military aircraft enter its airspace US Air Force Photo South Korea's military says it fired flares and warning shots after Russian military planes entered the country's airspace on Tuesday. Chinese military planes also intruded into South Korea's aerial identification zone on Tuesday,...
2019-07-23 12:48

South Korea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane in its airspace The South Korean military fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defense officials in Seoul said, with Chinese military aircraft also entering South Korean airspace....
2019-07-23 08:16

South Korea employers face jail for sacking harassed staff under new bullying law Abuse by those in power is so widespread that there is a word for it – ‘gabjil’New legislation has come into effect in South Korea that could see employers jailed if they unfairly dismiss employees harassed at work.Employees in South Korea have tradi...
2019-07-16 06:32

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific training. Despite pundits decrying this move, the top US commander on the peninsula said it was a prudent de...
2019-05-24 01:00

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
2019-05-22 00:16

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in the Philippine president’s bloody anti-drug c...
2019-07-08 11:48

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy group....
2019-05-31 08:16

Amnesty seeks international probe to end Philippine killings Amnesty International has urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in the Philippine president’s anti-drug crackdown...
2019-07-08 08:48

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe branch over alleged abuse of donor funds and fraud by staff.The human rights group says it has launched f...
2019-06-03 09:32

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a report on detention of activists in the disputed region under a law which allows people to be held fo...
2019-06-12 12:16

Amnesty International calls for closure of migrant child detention center Detention of several thousand children aged 13 to 17 at Homestead facility in Florida is ‘cruel and unlawful’, human rights group saysAmnesty International USA has called for a detention center for migrant children in Florida to be closed down and fo...
2019-07-18 06:32

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
2019-06-02 23:16

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as part of his war on drugs, Amnesty International said in a new report....
2019-07-08 21:16

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes and other atrocities as it engages in new military operations in the western state of Rakhine, the h...
2019-05-29 12:16

China-owned tower in New York City reportedly wouldn't let Amnesty International move in A spokeswoman for Amnesty International U.S.A. said the organization was told that it is "not the best tenant" for a building owned by a Chinese state-owned enterprise, according to The New York Times....
2019-05-21 16:00

Blast at Philippine military camp kills three soldiers An explosion at a military base in the Philippines killed three soldiers and wounded nine on Friday, in a region of the country plagued by Islamist violence....
2019-06-28 17:32

Two soldiers killed in accidental blast at Azerbaijan military base: RIA Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, Russian news agency RIA cited the Azeri ministry of defense as saying in a statement....
2019-07-06 10:48

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he could actually try to enact now. The most noteworth...
2019-07-01 02:48

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore that the tests were...
2019-06-01 21:16

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours was the result of a "border security failure."...
2019-07-03 19:16

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons at risk, the North Korean Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 23:32

North Korea calls South Korea's F-35 jet purchases 'extremely dangerous action' South Korea's acquisition of American F-35 stealth fighter jets will force North Korea to develop and test "special armaments" to destroy the new weapons, North Korea's state media said on Thursday, citing a government researcher....
2019-07-11 16:00

South Korea urges North Korea to hold another summit before Trump visit North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special Representative for North Korea Lee Do-Hoon said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 17:16

South Korea accuses Japan of 'lukewarm' stand on North Korea sanctions Relations between U.S. allies South Korea and Japan deteriorated on Tuesday with South Korea questioning Japan's commitment to U.N. sanctions against North Korea, while a South Korean legal case looked set to aggravate old wartime animosity....
2019-07-16 15:16

Senior military official says snipers shooting civilians and soldiers in Khartoum A senior member of Sudan's military leadership said unknown snipers shot at least five civilians and three paramilitary soldiers on Sunday as tens of thousands marched in the capital demanding a return to civilian rule....
2019-06-30 21:48

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage. Brazil’s Superior Mili...
2019-05-24 00:48

South Korea gives most aid to North Korea since 2008 amid food shortage South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to U.N. aid programs in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up for food shortages....
2019-06-19 11:16

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy to North Korea said on Friday that Washington was ready to hold constructive talks with Pyongyang to follow through on a denuclearisation agreement reached by the two countries last year, South Korea's foreign ministry said....
2019-06-28 10:00

South Korea: 'Complete denuclearization' of North Korea remains the goal South Korea's goal in the North Korean nuclear issue is none other than complete denuclearization, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Wednesday....
2019-07-03 16:00

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang province....
2019-05-31 11:00

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
2019-05-31 08:00

South Korea rejects Japan media reports on transfer of material to North Korea South Korea on Tuesday denied accusations in Japanese media that it had transported Japanese high-tech material to North Korea, calling for an immediate halt to such comments....
2019-07-09 10:16

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide......
2019-06-20 02:48

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security adviser to President Moon Jae-in said Thursday....
2019-06-27 20:48

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of the aid is aimed at helping vulnerable children and mothers....
2019-06-19 18:16

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced in past weeks as it seeks to help with North Korean food shortages and improve bilateral relations...
2019-06-19 12:16

South Korea sends most food aid since 2008 to North Korea SEOUL – South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to a U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up for food shortages. South Korea fo...
2019-06-19 21:48

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide open" for talks with Pyongyang....
2019-06-19 19:32

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge" to Seoul....
2019-07-15 09:48

'Relax and speak to America': US soldiers in Trump's military parade are handed instructions on what not to say Susan Walsh/AP US Army soldiers volunteering — or possibly being "voluntold" — for President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Fourth of July parade in Washington, DC, were handed motivating instructions on what to say if approached by ...
2019-07-04 12:32

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
2019-05-31 19:48

South Korea, U.S. consider 'various ways' to resume talks with N. Korea Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul said Tuesday that South Korea and the United States are considering "various ways" to resume the stalled denuclearization negotiations with North Korea....
2019-05-21 14:48

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, stressing the importance of working-level talks to ensure a n...
2019-06-19 19:16

South African soldiers deployed in Cape Town to help fight gangs South African soldiers were deployed to gang-ridden Cape Town suburbs on Thursday to help quell escalating violence that has killed hundreds this year and that officials have likened to a war zone, a Reuters cameraman and community activists said....
2019-07-19 10:16

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germany, refuse to bring some of their citizens-turned-militants home....
2019-06-07 00:16

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
2019-05-22 18:32

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
2019-05-25 01:16

Many women in Morocco face abuse at home, some are now speaking out Bearing pictures of scars and bruises she said she had suffered at home, Fatna Ben Ghala sought help at a women's counseling center in a poor neighborhood near Morocco’s capital Rabat after she and her mother endured domestic violence by a relative....
2019-06-10 18:32

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean l...
2019-07-21 00:48

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in bribery to survive. The U.N. Human Rights Office said in a report released Tuesday that a failed pub...
2019-05-28 11:48

Young Jewish Europeans face more abuse than their parents: study Young Jewish Europeans experience more anti-Semitism than their parents, with a rise in abuse coming in emails, text messages and social media postings, according to a European Union study released on Thursday....
2019-07-04 19:48

US military’s Central Command: Iran’s shooting down of US drone was ‘unprovoked attack’ in international airspace DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US military’s Central Command: Iran’s shooting down of US drone was ‘unprovoked attack’ in international airspace. The post US military’s Central Command: Iran’s shooting down of ...
2019-06-20 14:32

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
2019-05-29 15:48

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regio...
2019-05-21 14:32

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine and wants regime's military bolstered Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country's military capability, the country's state media said. Last week, North Korea said it may lift its 20-month suspension of ...
2019-07-23 12:48

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War that North Korea handed over last year, even as the Pentagon has said it has given up hope of recoverin...
2019-05-29 05:16

South Korea to buy SM-2 missiles from U.S. in $313.9M sale The State Department has approved South Korea's proposed $313.9 million purchase of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to supplement its existing inventory....
2019-05-22 00:32

UK and South Korea team up for 5G trial A UK-led consortium is to trial 5G-powered ‘infotainment’ services in Scotland and South Korea as part of the latest government-funded pilot of next-generation network applications.‘5G RailNext’, which includes Cisco, Solu...
2019-07-17 12:00

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secure a place in the last 16 and eliminate their opponents.Norway went ahead in the fifth minute through ...
2019-06-18 07:32

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women's World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 14:00

| Host of SA swimmers in Day 1 action in South Korea A whole host of SA swimmers will take to the pool in Day 1's heats of the swimming section at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea on Sunday....
2019-07-20 10:00

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
2019-07-01 21:00

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative system....
2019-05-21 14:32

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after US ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its recent blacklisting by the United States, a key security ally of the Asian nation....
2019-05-30 09:00

Trump tweets he’d like to say ‘Hello’ to Kim during South Korea visit President Trump is heading straight to South Korea after leaving the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan Saturday night, and plans to dine there with President Moon Jai-in — and if he has his way, he’ll also shake Kim Jong-Un’s hand at the b...
2019-06-29 03:32

South Korea looks to own startups for growth, here are the top 5 in 2019 South Korea has never lacked talent and the country is looking to foster its own. Here are five South Korean startups in 2019 that have the potential to ride the big tech trends of the next decade....
2019-05-27 04:16

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targeting Japanese apparel, travel and electronics....
2019-07-18 17:48

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after U.S. ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its recent blacklisting by the United States, a key security ally of the Asian nation....
2019-05-30 07:16

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 bln South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion....
2019-06-19 02:32

South Korea, Japan spar at WTO over trade row A diplomatic row between Japan and South Korea spilled over into a World Trade Organization meeting on Tuesday, where Seoul's ambassador accused Japan of imposing illegal export controls due to a "damage of trust", threatening to disrupt the global s...
2019-07-09 19:32

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul....
2019-06-17 22:32

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the country’s military dictatorship....
2019-06-11 20:48

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great ...
2019-06-13 12:00

'Gayborhoods' used to be a LGBT safe haven. Now, many LGBT people have been priced out A home in San Francisco's famous Castro district costs almost $2 million. LGBT people are getting pushed out of 'gayborhoods.' What can be done?        ...
2019-06-30 06:32

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
2019-05-23 10:16

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France."...
2019-06-12 18:00

South Korea agencies can’t confirm Kim brother as CIA source SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before being assassinated there ...
2019-06-11 10:32

N. Korea vows to respond to South’s purchase of F-35 jets North Korea has slammed South Korea for purchasing U.S. stealth fighter jets, warning that it will respond by developing unspecified special weapons of its own...
2019-07-11 09:48

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
2019-07-11 09:16

| Peaty leads British charge in South Korea Virtually untouchable when on song, breaststroke king Adam Peaty will spearhead a potent British team at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea....
2019-07-17 12:48

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
2019-07-07 16:32

Japan, South Korea step up trade dispute Japan and South Korea ratcheted up tension on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supply of smartphones and chips, with Seoul denouncing Japanese media reports that it transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-09 11:16

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
2019-06-14 14:48

South Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
2019-07-11 05:32

Nigeria v South Korea: Women's World Cup – live! Live coverage from the 2pm kick-off in Group AGolden boot standings: France 2019’s top scorersSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsAnd you can email Ed here or tweet him here 1.19pm BST Related: Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 2: So...
2019-06-12 14:32

We went inside Samsung's global headquarters in South Korea. Here's what we saw Samsung is one of the world's largest companies, with more than 320,000 employees worldwide. CNBC gets an exclusive tour of its global headquarters in South Korea....
2019-06-21 13:32

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in Goods....
2019-07-09 20:48

Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory REIMS, France (AP) — Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women’s World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday. Caroline Graham Hansen scored after five minutes and Isabell Herlovsen beat goalkeeper Kim Min-jung from the spot ...
2019-06-18 03:16

Samsung's Bixby Marketplace launches in the US and South Korea Bixby may be the forgotten child of virtual assistants, but Samsung is still hoping it can break through and compete with the likes of Siri, Alexa and Cortana. The company has opened its Bixby Marketplace in the US and South Korea, where users can do...
2019-07-01 16:48

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside France manager Corinne Diacre said she hoped her team’s 4-0 demolition of South Korea in the opening Women’s World Cup fixture would “strike fear” into their rivals for the coveted trophy. “When other sides talk about us they place us among the favou...
2019-06-08 02:32

Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea PARIS (AP) — France began the Women’s World Cup the way it ended last year’s men’s tournament: with an emphatic victory. Wendie Renard, a 6-foot-2 the tallest player in the tournament, scored a pair of headers off corner kicks, and ...
2019-06-07 23:16

South Korea must take France drubbing on the chin: coach South Korea coach Yoon Duk-yeo said his side would have to take their 4-0 drubbing in their women's World Cup opener against France on the chin and turn their minds immediately to their second match against Nigeria....
2019-06-08 08:16

South Korea to pursue 50,000 tons of rice aid to North South Korea plans to push forward with food aid to North Korea amid what Pyongyang has said is a severe drought that has affected crops in the country....
2019-07-22 20:32

Japan to toughen restrictions on exports to South Korea TOKYO (AP) — Japan is imposing further restrictions on exports to South Korea, citing a decline in “relations of international trust” between the Asian neighbors. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said a review soliciting public...
2019-07-01 07:48

South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women’s Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women’s Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring some shaky moments after opening up a three-stroke lead with three to play to hold off third-round co-le...
2019-06-03 01:48

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in the process of denuclearizing North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday....
2019-06-30 05:48

Japan says it, not South Korea, should have taken action on Russian plane Japan on Tuesday criticized South Korea for taking action against a Russian plane over what Japan says is its airspace, after Japan lodged a protest against both South Korea and Russia over the incident....
2019-07-23 12:16

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partners and both U.S. military allies, have been at log...
2019-07-01 16:16

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea Samsung has launched its Bixby Marketplace, an app store for developers offering their own Bixby-compatible services, in the U.S. and South Korea. Read More...
2019-07-01 14:16

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's politics for the past decade....
2019-07-15 09:48

Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise ANU expert questions if beams came from fishing boats that are part of China’s maritime militiaAustralian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with laser beams from fishing boats suspected of being part of China’s maritime militia during a recent mil...
2019-05-29 08:32

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation at sea," the US Seventh Fleet said in a statement....
2019-05-23 12:16

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russia warplanes South Korean defense officials on Tuesday said Seoul launched fighter jets in response to "multiple" Russian military planes that entered into the country's airspace. ...
2019-07-23 08:00

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect....
2019-06-18 11:16

Trump feasts on American steak, hamburgers in South Korea South Korean president Moon Jae-in went all out to please President Trump’s meat-and-potatoes palate during his visit to Seoul on Saturday. The official menu for a welcome dinner at the Blue House featured a Trump fave — sirloin steak of US bee...
2019-06-30 18:00

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit......
2019-06-27 22:48

North Korea Threatens the South Over Purchase of U.S. Stealth Jets Pyongyang called the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth jet fighters to South Korea an affront to last year’s pledge by the two countries to tone down military tensions on the peninsula, saying it had no choice but to develop arms to count...
2019-07-12 01:48

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data showed on Tuesday, adding to the case for the central bank to cut interest rates....
2019-06-04 05:48

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's 2022 World Cup       ...
2019-07-17 13:16

France v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup opening game, 8pm BST kick-offGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg your thoughts 8.51pm BST A ridiculously lopsided first half draws to a close with France in complete co...
2019-06-07 22:16

Meet the Air Force sergeant who's also a pro-wrestling champ in South Korea US Air Force/Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gregory Gauntt is stationed in South Korea, where he's assigned to the 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron. When he isn't overseeing fuels knowledge operations, Gauntt has another job: heav...
2019-06-18 00:32

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian warplane A Russian warplane violated South Korea's airspace above the East Sea twice Tuesday, prompting the Air Force to scramble fighter jets and fire warning shots, military officers here said....
2019-07-23 08:01

Japan says export curbs for South Korea not in violation of WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten controls on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea is not in violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 06:16

Trump skips Huawei security issue in South Korea South Korean business executives of the country's leading companies may have breathed a collective sigh of relief after meeting U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-07-01 09:48

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd to produce batteries for electric vehicles....
2019-06-13 04:48

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 2: South Korea Chelsea’s Ji So-yun is the star of the South Korea side which travels to France in the hope of reaching the knockout stagesThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media or...
2019-05-27 21:32

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment, should "not be allowed to serve in sensitive areas in South Korea", newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported....
2019-05-23 03:48

Kim Jong Un Sends Sister With Letter To Break Ice With South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent his sister to the border with South Korea on Wednesday to offer condolences for the death of a former first lady, in the first significant interaction between the......
2019-06-12 22:32

South Korea's Sei Young Kim wins Marathon Classic Sei Young Kim won the Marathon Classic for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season, making five straight birdies in a mid-round burst and shooting a 6-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Lexi Thompson        ...
2019-07-15 00:48

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
2019-07-14 17:32

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
2019-06-18 09:48

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
2019-05-23 17:16

George W. Bush honors former President Roh Moo-hyun in South Korea Former U.S. President George W. Bush was in South Korea on Thursday to pay tribute to his counterpart, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, at an event marking the 10th anniversary of Roh's death....
2019-05-23 17:16

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays....
2019-07-13 13:00

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as row deepens Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening row over compensation for Korean forced laborers that has spilled over into their trade in high-tech materials used to make memory chips and screens....
2019-07-19 11:32

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said....
2019-05-22 12:32

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure on the United States to salvage nuclear diplomacy between the two nations....
2019-06-28 12:32

Trump lands in South Korea ahead of possible meeting with Kim Jong Un President Trump landed just outside Seoul for a meeting with South Korea’s leader — and a possible “quick hello” with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. But if the proposed handshake at the demilitarized zone doesn’t happen, Trump s...
2019-06-29 21:16

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator....
2019-05-31 18:16

Life Lessons For South Korea's Octogenarian School Pupils South Korea's rural primary schools are facing falling pupil numbers. Now some are targeting the opposite end of the age spectrum and recruiting elderly illiterate grandmothers to stave off the threat......
2019-05-31 08:32

Golf: South Korea's Lee6 wins U.S. Women's Open Lee Jeong-eun became the ninth South Korean to win the U.S. Women's Open on Sunday, holding her nerve while her rivals faltered in South Carolina to claim the first $1 million winner's prize in women's golf....
2019-06-03 06:48

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month mission here, the Eighth Army said Friday....
2019-06-14 22:00

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit....
2019-06-10 09:16

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to help reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers....
2019-07-10 06:16

U20 World Cup: Runners-up South Korea feted before fans in Seoul Players and coaches of the South Korean men's under-20 football team were feted in front of fans in the nation's capital Monday for their unexpected run to second place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland....
2019-06-17 15:32

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Vanderbijlpark operations....
2019-06-03 16:16

Egypt's Salah fit to face South Africa - team official "Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who missed training with a cold on Thursday, will be fit to face South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 match on Saturday, a team spokesman said."...
2019-07-05 22:32

South Korean Jets Fire Warning Shots Toward Russian Military Plane Flares and warning shots were fired after a Russian military plane intruded upon South Korea’s territorial airspace for the first time in decades, officials said....
2019-07-23 12:48

Japan restricts chip smartphone materials exports to South Korea Companies like Samsung will likely be affected by the new export controls, which followed a series of court rulings demanding that Japan pay compensation to victims of forced labor during WWII....
2019-07-01 09:16

Indonesia suggests barter to help cover cost of jet project with South Korea Indonesia is offering to pay South Korea its share of the cost of developing a fighter jet in the form of barter, state news agency Antara reported on Friday, as it tries to cut its exposure to the $7.9 billion project....
2019-07-19 10:16

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of ...
2019-06-07 00:48

South Korea leader says Trump-Kim meeting marked 'end of hostile relations' South Korean President Moon Jae In said Tuesday that this weekend's meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was the "start of an era of peace."...
2019-07-03 04:16

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group....
2019-05-24 23:16

South Korea: Emphasis should be on identifying those responsible for Hungary boat sinking Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Thursday stressed the need to "thoroughly" identify those responsible for last week's boat sinking in Hungary that left 26 South Koreans dead or missing....
2019-06-06 13:48

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean ever to defect to North Korea has reportedly defected to the communist state in a rare switch of political allegian...
2019-07-08 15:32

‘You wake at 4am’: Son Heung-min aims to reward South Korea’s early risers Tottenham forward got up in the night to watch Champions League finals and is set to follow Park Ji-sung by playing in oneSon Heung-min will live the dream on Saturday night when he features for Tottenham in the Champions League final against Liverpo...
2019-05-28 16:32

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala finishes off South Korea at Women’s World Cup Nigeria took their chances against the run of play in Grenoble to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the Women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France.A first-half own goal at the Stade des Alps...
2019-06-12 19:00

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over South Koreans who were forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two....
2019-07-02 16:16

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers....
2019-05-21 14:48

South Korea fires warning shots after Russia violates airspace Russian military planes violated South Korean airspace for the first time ever on Tuesday, prompting the country to scramble fighter jets — and reportedly fire warning shots. South Korea’s Defense Ministry confirmed the incident in a stat...
2019-07-23 14:00

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
2019-06-06 22:00

LG Display aims to diversify suppliers due to South Korea-Japan spat LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is looking to diversify its supplier base in case a diplomatic spat sees Japan extend export curbs on display-making materials bound for South Korea....
2019-07-23 13:32

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was open to meeting Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea while on a trip to Seoul this week....
2019-06-29 06:48

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North – but the intruder turned out to be a flock of birds, officials said. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff earlier said radar detected “trace...
2019-07-01 16:32

Tears of joy as South Korea's water polo team score – but concede 94 Record 64-0 defeat followed by 30-1 loss Memories evoked of Eric ‘The Eel’ MoussambaniSouth Korea’s women’s water polo team lost their first two games at the world championships by an eye-watering aggregate score of 94-1 – but they celebrated their s...
2019-07-17 11:48

Watch: South Korea scores brutal own goal at Women's World Cup South Korea fell behind 1-0 to Nigeria after scoring in its own net in the first half of a group stage clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Wednesday in Grenoble, France....
2019-06-13 06:00

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance in the 1980s, according to Pyongyang's state......
2019-07-08 14:16

Japan lodged protest with South Korea, Russia after jet incident: Suga The Japanese government has lodged a protest against South Korea and Russia after South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said....
2019-07-23 12:16

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, calling the restriction a bid to limit bilateral private trade with a political aim....
2019-07-08 10:32

Russia Denies Jet Breached South Korea Airspace, Says No "Warning Fire" Moscow denied on Tuesday that its aircraft had violated South Korean airspace, saying its jets had carried out planned drills over international waters....
2019-07-23 14:48

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labor roiled ties between the U.S. all...
2019-07-05 08:32

Trump and Ivanka met K-Pop boy band EXO on a visit to South Korea's presidential palace Kin Cheung/AP President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka arrived at the "blue house," the presidential palace in South Korea, to meet with President Moon Jae-in for a Saturday night state dinner. Upon arriving, Trump and Ivanka were introduced to t...
2019-06-30 09:16

U.S. diplomat says United States won't intervene in Japan-South Korea dispute The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia urged Japan and South Korea to settle a dispute over Japanese export restrictions through dialogue and said the United States did not plan to intervene, NHK reported on Friday....
2019-07-12 15:00

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-09 14:16

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo on Friday for a more than five-hour briefing that drew media attention for its frosty start....
2019-07-12 16:48

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-09 21:48

Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threatens global supplies of memory chips and smartphones....
2019-07-20 08:16

France opens Women’s World Cup by romping past South Korea The French, with President Emmanuel Macron in attendance, demonstrated their capacity and ambition with a 4-0 victory over South Korea to open the sport's signature event....
2019-06-08 08:16

LG Display to invest $2.6 billion in OLED panel plant in South Korea LG Display said on Tuesday that it would invest 3 trillion won ($2.6 billion) in its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels production line in South Korea....
2019-07-23 06:32

Huawei ban puts South Korea in a familiar place: caught between the U.S. and China Less than a week after Huawei Technologies was blacklisted by the United States, more than a hundred South Korean politicians and business leaders toured the Chinese tech giant's headquarters and its lavish new campus outside Shenzhen....
2019-05-29 05:48

Donald M. Fraser, Lawmaker Who Bared a South Korea Plot, Dies at 95 Mr. Fraser, who later served as mayor of Minneapolis, led House hearings that exposed a bribery conspiracy by South Korean intelligence agents and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon....
2019-06-03 21:32

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040....
2019-06-04 04:48

South Korea says may retaliate against Japan high-tech export curbs South Korea said on Thursday it may retaliate against Japan's latest export limits on high-tech materials, as a row over forced wartime labor threatened to disrupt global supplies of memory chips and smartphones....
2019-07-04 16:48

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
2019-06-01 16:16

South Korea scrambles fighter jets to engage UFO… which turns out to be a bunch of birds Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several decades you know that tensions have been high on the Korean peninsula. The standoff between North Korea and South Korea has seen its share of dramatic moments, and it looked like anoth...
2019-07-01 22:16

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
2019-06-10 05:48

South Korea v Norway, Nigeria v France: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from Group A, kick-off 8pm (BST)‘You can feel this surge’: how France caught World Cup feverFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 8.29pm BST Yellow card for Nigeria after Ebere is booked for a foul on Cascarino. 8.27pm BST Yet m...
2019-06-17 21:32

Japan-South Korea gloom spurs worries of 'never seen before' chip price spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and Japan drags on....
2019-07-18 12:00

South Korea cuts growth target as global demand gets hit from US-China trade war South Korea on Wednesday cut this year's economic growth target to what would be a 7-year low as the prolonged U.S.-China tariff war hit global demand, although the revised projections were above the market's estimates....
2019-07-03 04:16

Trump to visit South Korea this week for summit with Moon: Blue House U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this week to discuss ways to revive nuclear talks with North Korea, the South's presidential Blue House said on Monday....
2019-06-24 10:16

China to impose anti-dumping tax on stainless steel from the EU, Japan and South Korea China said on Monday it will impose anti-dumping duties on some stainless steel products imported from the European Union, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia....
2019-07-22 10:16

Japan summons South Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
2019-07-19 05:00

Ex-South Korea president ‘unable’ to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent condolences but was unable to pay his respects at the funeral parlor for a former lawmaker who was found dead on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 17:48

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to participate in order to promote peace on the peninsula....
2019-05-24 00:16

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, pr...
2019-07-02 06:16

Report: Chinese students target Hong Kong activism in South Korea International students from China and Hong Kong in South Korea are clashing over print posters that were taken down in support of the extradition protests....
2019-06-13 16:00

Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the two U.S. allies....
2019-07-01 14:16

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a heated trade dispute with Japan...
2019-07-18 05:48

South Korea: Japan's export restrictions could have 'dire consequences' for global economy Japan's export restrictions to South Korea on key materials could have a major global impact on companies and consumers and may lead to dire consequences, a South Korean official said....
2019-07-17 17:48

Moonday Morning: South Korea lost $2.3 billion to cryptocurrency crimes over last 2 years Welcome to Monday, and welcome to another Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s take a look. 1. Damage from cryptocurrency-related crimes in South Korea over the last two years is es...
2019-07-22 11:48

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
2019-06-04 18:48

US imposes duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally exported to the United States....
2019-07-03 09:32

Japan, South Korea dispute over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
2019-07-19 10:16

South Korea mulls ending arcane age system to match rest of world In South Korea a baby is one on the day it is born, and turns two on New Year’s Day, even if it is the very next dayA South Korean MP is attempting to overturn a centuries-old tradition in which every newborn baby turns one on the day they are born a...
2019-06-02 19:00

South Korea Fired Warning Shots After a Russian Warplane Violated Airspace (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean jets fired warning shots after a Russian military plane violated South Korea’s airspace on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, in the first such incident between the countries. Three Russian military planes ...
2019-07-23 08:16

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progress on a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays....
2019-07-13 17:16

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
2019-07-21 07:16

South Korea’s President Calls the Trump-Kim Border Summit the ‘Start of an Era of Peace’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s president on Tuesday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism by many experts that it’s was a just made-f...
2019-07-02 17:00

South Korea's Moon Jae-in welcomes President Donald Trump with banquet US President Donald Trump was welcomed to South Korea by its president and one of its biggest K-pop boy bands on Saturday. Trump met with President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House, where the South Korean leader has his offices and home. (June 29) ...
2019-06-29 17:00

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 11:32

UPDATE 1-South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea as a row over forced wartime labour threatened to disrupt global supplies of South Korean memory chips and smartphones....
2019-07-08 10:32

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions....
2019-07-12 15:00

South Korea complains to Russia about airspace violation, warns of tougher response South Korea's top security adviser lodged a strong objection with Russian after its military aircraft violated South Korean airspace on Tuesday, South Korea's presidential office said, and will take stronger action if it happens again....
2019-07-23 08:16

South Carolina man found guilty of killing his 5 children could face death penalty The Lexington County jury considered the case for about six hours over two days before returning the five guilty verdicts for murder against Timothy Jones Jr., who showed no reaction....
2019-06-05 10:00

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another appe...
2019-05-27 21:48

UPDATE 1-South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle....
2019-06-22 00:16

UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally exported to the United States....
2019-07-03 04:32

South Korea steelmaker POSCO may push 'green' output with up to $169 million in new funds: executive South Korean steelmaker POSCO may invest up to 200 billion won ($169 million), on top of a previously announced 1 trillion won, to meet tighter environmental rules on production amid a clampdown on pollution, an executive said on Monday....
2019-06-03 16:16

TSMC expects 5G to drive earnings, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk Taiwan's TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger second-half even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Korea involving chip-making materials to be a big source of uncertainty....
2019-07-18 17:00

South Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs South Korea has so far sought to settle the issue through the WTO, but "implementing corresponding measures against Japan cannot be ruled out," Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said on radio....
2019-07-04 03:01

South Korea 'clearly' called for withdrawal of Japan's export curbs at meeting: Seoul official South Korean trade ministry officials "clearly" called on Japan to drop its export restrictions on the neighboring country at a bilateral meeting on Friday, a Seoul official told Reuters on Saturday, rebutting Tokyo's claims that Seoul did not make s...
2019-07-13 13:00

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
2019-05-31 07:00

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
2019-06-01 04:32

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their political bases....
2019-07-12 15:00

PM Modi Meets South Korea President, Discusses Ways To Enhance Trade Ties Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met South Korean President Moon Jae-in and discussed ways to enhance trade, economic and people-to-people relations....
2019-06-28 17:32

South Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch branch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has decided to impose a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean unit for irregular trading activities....
2019-07-16 10:00

The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, North Korean state media said. If confirmed, it would be an unusual case of a South Korean defecting t...
2019-07-09 00:00

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as well as declines in the number of customers eating in....
2019-07-10 06:16

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
2019-05-31 06:16

Tears of joy after South Korea score first water polo goal at world championships – video After a humbling 64-0 defeat at the hands of Hungary, South Korea were determined to take something positive out of their meeting with Russia. The hosts got their reward with their first goal at the world championships... but they still lost 30-1. Co...
2019-07-17 21:48

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday...
2019-06-30 12:32

Gold bars found in South Korea airport trash pose legal quandary South Korean authorities are facing a dilemma following the discovery of more than 2 pounds of gold bullion in a trash receptacle at Incheon Airport....
2019-06-03 21:32

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in vigilance....
2019-06-20 20:48

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
2019-07-01 04:48

U.S. national security adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday on a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
2019-07-21 00:48

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by Tokyo, industry executives said....
2019-07-08 16:48

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting to a dovish footing as the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war bolstered the case for more stimulus....
2019-05-31 11:00

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
2019-05-23 10:16

France vs South Korea and opening ceremony live stream: watch Women's World Cup 2019 from anywhere Mark the date - June 6 2019. When the history books recount the rise of Women's soccer, the start of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup may be seen as a sea change moment. First, there's the spectacle of an opening ceremony to enjoy, and ...
2019-06-08 01:16

South Korea U18 Squad Apologizes For Pretending To Urinate In Panda Cup Trophy, Enraging Chinese Fans South Korea’s U18 squad was stripped of an international tournament title on Wednesday because of online backlash over photos of the team celebrating with the competition’s trophy in an “indecent” manner....
2019-05-31 08:16

South Western Railway strike: Royal Ascot racegoers face travel chaos as five-day walkout gets under way Thousands of racegoers heading to Royal Ascot face travel chaos this week as a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains gets under way....
2019-06-17 12:32

England to face New Zealand in Netball World Cup semi-finals after beating South Africa to top Group G England fired a message to their Netball World Cup rivals with a dominant 58-47 win over fellow title contenders South Africa in their final group game in Liverpool....
2019-07-18 23:32

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, top expert picks for Nigeria vs. South Korea The Soccerbot model is up 2,000 percent on its picks and just locked in plays for Wednesday's Women's World Cup match between Nigeria and South Korea....
2019-06-12 12:16

Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title at Country Club of Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title at Country Club of Charleston. The post Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title at Country Club of Charleston appeared first on ...
2019-06-03 01:48

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of birds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more sto...
2019-07-02 04:00

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, expert picks for Nigeria vs. South Korea The Soccerbot model is up 2,000 percent on its picks and just locked in plays for Wednesday's Women's World Cup match between Nigeria and South Korea....
2019-06-12 03:00

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker, namely that the United States will not accept China’s militarization of man-made islands in the Sou...
2019-06-03 18:32

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea. The post China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend it...
2019-06-02 07:48

Nigeria 2-0 South Korea: Superb Asisat Oshoala goal helps Nigeria win A brilliant goal by Asisat Oshoala helps earn Nigeria a first win at the 2019 Women's World Cup - and all but end South Korea's hopes of reaching the knockout stage....
2019-06-12 17:16

South Korea's Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women's Open South Korea's Jeongeun Lee6 shot 70 to win the U.S. Women's Open by holding off third-round co-leader Celine Boutier on Sunday        ...
2019-06-03 02:32

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictatorship....
2019-07-09 01:48

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks on its nuclear programme....
2019-06-28 14:32

South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone. The post South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday a...
2019-06-30 09:32

World Federation of Exchanges and the International Options Market Association Assemble Exchange and Clearinghouse Leaders at the NASDAQ MarketSite to Discuss Coordination of International Regul NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) - Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) who have gathered this week for the annual International Options Market Association (…...
2019-05-22 07:00

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
2019-06-24 05:16

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua's president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year's anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition....
2019-06-09 09:16

Nicaraguan lawmakers Ok amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition...
2019-06-09 03:16

Amnesty chides Poland over mistreatment of judges Judges who have opposed the "political hijacking" of Poland's judiciary are suffering unfair discrimination, human rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday, adding to European Union pressure on the ruling nationalists....
2019-07-04 01:32

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
2019-07-12 00:16

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during a transition period until elections are organized...
2019-07-12 03:48

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in the north of France in a deliberate attempt to discourage their work....
2019-06-05 17:00

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
2019-06-11 18:48

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-gove...
2019-06-11 19:32

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
2019-06-11 09:00

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by police, but rights groups think the number is much higher....
2019-07-08 09:48

Nicaraguan Congress approves Ortega-backed amnesty law Nicaragua's Congress approved a sweeping amnesty law during a Saturday session that will offer protection to police and others who took part in a violent clampdown on anti-government protesters over the past year....
2019-06-09 10:16

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
2019-06-11 07:16

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty Impunity and unlawful killings are going on unabated in the Philippines, three years into a war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling to investigate, a rights group said on Monday....
2019-07-08 11:48

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
2019-06-08 02:32

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty JAKARTA – An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty. The Supreme Court last week jailed Baiq Nuril Maknun, a former teacher from the...
2019-07-09 01:16

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
2019-05-29 12:48

El Salvador wartime parties race clock to pass amnesty law An amnesty bill that critics say aims to whitewash crimes committed during El Salvador's bloody civil war faced an uncertain fate in Congress on Thursday following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and global rights groups....
2019-05-24 03:00

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights groups who said it aimed to whitewash crimes committed during a bloody civil war....
2019-05-24 19:32

Pakistan: Imran Khan announces tax evasion amnesty scheme The prime minister is seeking to end Pakistan's rampant tax evasion as he secures a major IMF bailout. Only about two million tax returns are filed in Pakistan annually....
2019-06-10 10:16

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 18:16

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea....
2019-06-30 16:32

Rodrigo Duterte's drug war is 'large-scale murdering enterprise' says Amnesty New report details systematic killing of poor and calls for UN investigation into crimes against humanityThe president of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte is carrying out a “large-scale murdering enterprise” and should be investigated by the UN for cr...
2019-07-08 09:32

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave fans another reason to be......
2019-07-02 23:16

China grants prisoner amnesty ahead of 70th anniversary of state founding Chinese President Xi Jinping signed an order for a prisoner amnesty on Saturday, to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, though many exceptions will apply....
2019-06-29 17:32

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
2019-06-07 22:16

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays in Game 5.        ...
2019-06-06 22:32

Brodie Van Wagenen set to face music: Questions he may face MIAMI — Brodie Van Wagenen avoided reporters seeking answers about the Mets on the last homestand, but the general manager’s silence is expected to end Friday. Before the Mets open a three-game series at Marlins Park to begin the second half, Van Wag...
2019-07-12 15:48

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
2019-06-03 09:48

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later those who were there say there's more work to do....
2019-06-28 09:00

Leaders pay respects to D-Day soldiers in Portsmouth About 300 D-Day veterans will attend a military event in Portsmouth to honor WWII troops who landed in Normandy 75 years ago. US President Donald Trump, Germany's Angela Merkel and other leaders will also pay respects....
2019-06-05 11:32

Fort Campbell soldiers to welcome new commander FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell soldiers assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, are welcoming a new commander. A statement from the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line says Col. Joseph Escandon will pass the command to ...
2019-06-28 10:16

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East A 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter what the US perceives as Iran's threatening behavior. The US also released images it says provide proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-18 07:00

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
2019-05-22 10:32

Powerful portraits of an LGBT community Last week, Botswana's High Court made history when it overturned colonial-era laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations. The ruling, which came mere weeks after Kenya's High Court ruled to uphold its own 19th-century laws criminalizing "carnal...
2019-06-18 11:48

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
2019-05-28 13:16

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70,000 people have been killed....
2019-07-16 17:16

Two Soldiers Injured In Pak Firing Along LoC In Jammu And Kashmir Two Army personnel were injured in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday....
2019-07-06 14:00

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside blast Four soldiers were killed and another four were wounded by a roadside bomb blast in a tribal area of northwestern Pakistan on Friday, in the latest attack in recent weeks in the restive North Waziristan region, officials said....
2019-06-08 10:00

How sci-fi MMO Destiny’s Sword makes you care about your soldiers Indie developer 2Dogs Games hopes that Destiny's Sword's social mechanics will help players gain a better understanding of mental health issues.Read More...
2019-06-07 03:00

Trump says he may pardon soldiers accused of war crimes “Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long,” the president said. “You know, we teach them how to be great fighters, and then when they fight, sometimes they get really treated very unfairly.”...
2019-05-25 01:00

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Fierce Firefight in Afghanistan The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the next round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban....
2019-06-27 19:48

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy invasion....
2019-06-05 18:16

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they had been treated "unfairly."...
2019-05-25 10:16

A sense of pride: the London LGBT+ pioneers As London prepares for its rainbow-doused celebration of all things LBGT+, Paul Flynn celebrates the capital's fearless, pioneering heroes who got us where we are today...
2019-07-04 09:32

Russian LGBT+ activist killed in St. Petersburg Yelena Grigoryeva, a prominent local campaigner for LGBT+ rights, was found fatally stabbed in St. Petersburg. Fellow campaigners said she regularly received death threats, but police failed to act on the reports....
2019-07-23 18:16

Militant kills two police, two soldiers in Lebanon's Tripoli A militant attacked a security patrol in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and two soldiers before blowing himself up, officials said....
2019-06-04 12:16

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 Syria's state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country's south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others....
2019-06-02 07:32

Trump considers pardons for soldiers accused of war crimes WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering pardons for several American military members accused of war crimes. Trump was asked Friday at the White House about reports that he was considering pardons ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. Th...
2019-05-24 20:48

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the 1980s....
2019-06-27 20:48

2 Dead, Several Soldiers Trapped As Building Collapses In Himachal Two people have died and dozens, including many Indian Army soldiers and their family members, are feared trapped after a multi-storey building collapsed today in Himachal Pradesh's Solan....
2019-07-14 16:32

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly Rs 1 crore, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said in......
2019-07-17 16:00

James Ketchum, Who Conducted LSD Experiments on Soldiers, Dies at 87 An Army psychiatrist, he spearheaded a Cold War project to test whether recreational drugs could be used in chemical attacks to disable enemy troops....
2019-06-04 03:16

Whoopi Goldberg tries to link D-Day with immigration, says it's what soldiers 'fought for' "View" host Whoopi Goldberg on Thursday tried tying aid for illegal immigrants to the legacy left by soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy during World War II....
2019-06-07 19:32

In photos: Soldiers place flags at Arlington for Memorial Day Old Guard U.S. Army soldiers place American flags at the tombstones of the fallen at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on May 23, 2019 in advance of Memorial Day weekend. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited the ce...
2019-05-24 18:48

Swastika found at cemetery where WWII soldiers are buried JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A swastika has been found in a Jackson County cemetery where World War II soldiers are buried. Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies has reported the vandalism at the Mount Evergreen Cemetery to the police department. Authorities believe i...
2019-06-16 21:32

Russia says it will give soldiers bomb-carrying drones Never mind using small drones for battlefield recon -- if Russia has its way, they'll be another part of the arsenal. The country's Defense Ministry recently told Izvestia that it's not only outfitting platoons with small drones, but w...
2019-07-08 05:48

LGBT lessons row: Children 'too young' to learn issues, says MP Four and five year olds are too young to learn about LGBT issues, according to the MP for the area where a primary school is facing daily protests over equality teaching....
2019-05-22 17:32

St Petersburg murder victim was 'well-known LGBT rights activist' Yelena Grigoryeva received threats before she was stabbed to death, say campaignersRussian campaigners have said that a woman found murdered with multiple stab wounds in the city of Saint Petersburg was a well-known activist who had received threats ...
2019-07-23 06:48

Parents against LGBT lessons in school 'being pushed into corner' A man accused of inflaming tensions over relationships classes at a primary school in Birmingham has told Sky News his "people are being pushed into a corner"....
2019-05-30 23:16

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN human rights expert said on Wednesday. ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Tunisian LGBT rights advocate 'sticking with' bid for presidency Gay rights activist Mounir Baatour wants to become president in Tunisia — and is putting the fight for LGBT rights at the center of his election campaign. He doesn't have much a chance, but he's determined to fight....
2019-07-07 19:48

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department ...
2019-05-25 01:16

Roy Moore says he ‘scares the hell’ out of DC establishment, liberals and LGBT Well, there’s at least one person who thinks Roy Moore can win the 2020 US Senate seat in Alabama — and that’s Roy Moore. “Ever wonder why the mere mention of my name scares the ‘hell’ out of the Washington DC esta...
2019-05-30 01:32

Polish city’s first LGBT pride parade disrupted Police in eastern Poland say they detained a number of people who verbally abused and tried to block participants in the first LGBT pride parade held in a city that hosted far-right marches in the past...
2019-07-21 01:16

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?        ...
2019-06-29 02:48

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Ukraine’s capital MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to separate them from opponents. Police said Sunday that nine people were arrested on suspicion of prep...
2019-06-23 14:48

Ikea Accused Of "LGBT Indoctrination" By Polish Bishops Polish bishops on Saturday denounced Swedish furniture giant Ikea for what it called "LGBT indoctrination" after an employee was sacked for refusing to take down a homophobic comment he posted on the......
2019-07-07 07:32

The Latest: Soldiers drove West Point vehicle that flipped WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal West Point training vehicle accident (all times local): 2:15 p.m. West Point officials say the military training vehicle that overturned, killing one and injuring more than a dozen, was being driven by a ...
2019-06-06 20:32

D-Day's ingenious tactics in pictures: From inflatable tanks to 'ghost' soldiers Deception played a big part in the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. From dummy tanks and landing craft to the creation of a “ghost army,” these are some of the remarkable tactics that fooled the enemy on D-Day....
2019-06-06 16:00

Fort Shirley, Where A Mutiny Led to Emancipation of the British Slave Soldiers Dominica is one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. Its beauty, however, belies a somewhat violent past when it was often a center of violent conflict.  ...
2019-07-16 07:32

Soldiers use AI to fire precision grenades, guide drone attacks The Pentagon’s research and technology arm is testing a “breakthrough” AI-enabled technology for dismounted mobile combat units that synthesizes drone feeds, robot sensors, small arms fire detection, and ground-based radar -- to “out cycle” enemy dec...
2019-07-02 03:48

Official: Soldiers died by suicide at Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A medical examiner says two soldiers helping secure the Mexico border in Arizona died by suicide. Pima County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Greg Hess said Thursday the soldiers died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Officials say 20...
2019-06-28 00:48

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. It says it found the discipline meted out to nine individuals to be adequate. WednesdayR...
2019-06-06 07:16

Militant attack kills two police, two soldiers in Lebanon's Tripoli A militant attacked a security forces patrol in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and two army soldiers, state news agency NNA said....
2019-06-04 03:16

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
2019-05-28 05:48

Donald Trump Says He Plans To Pardon Some Soldiers Accused Of War Crimes US President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they......
2019-05-25 06:48

In -60 Degrees Siachen, Eggs Don't Break With Hammer: Soldiers Exhibit In a cold, desolate place blasted by icy winds, three men try to defrost frozen eatables - juice boxes, eggs and vegetables - as hard as ice. They smash them with hammers multiple times while talking......
2019-06-09 05:48

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen, sources told Reuters on Sunday....
2019-07-07 12:32

| WATCH: Tiananmen's key moments: Hope crushed by soldiers and tanks Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing where Chinese troops fired on peaceful protesters, drawing global condemnation....
2019-06-03 02:48

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a military source....
2019-06-02 04:48

CRPF Soldiers Carry Ailing Teen For 8 Km To Their Camp In Chhattisgarh Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel today carried an ill 13-year-old on a cot for 8 kilometres from his village to a camp in Chhattisgarh's Sukma today....
2019-06-07 15:48

Militants kill at least 25 Nigerian soldiers, some civilians in ambush: sources Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week....
2019-05-26 01:16

Hero soldiers stop runaway truck on German autobahn Two German soldiers are being hailed as heroes for averting an autobahn disaster by jumping into action and bringing a truck to a stop after its driver collapsed, according to a report. The soldiers noticed the truck hit the center barrier on the A4 ...
2019-06-13 15:32

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, ...
2019-06-22 22:33

D-Day combat patches reproduced by California company honoring US soldiers To honor the soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy, a California company is reproducing combat patches from D-Day and making them available to relatives of those who fought in that epic battle....
2019-06-07 12:16

Cameroonian soldiers accused of killing baby as family flees Army denies involvement in death of four-month old in violence-plagued anglophone regionThe parents of a baby allegedly murdered by Cameroonian soldiers last Monday have gone into hiding, afraid speaking out will make them a target for the authoritie...
2019-05-27 14:00

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, told The Associated Press the Kenya...
2019-05-22 15:48

Cologne celebrates Germany's largest LGBT+ pride parade Over 1 million people are expected in Cologne for one of Europe's largest pride parades. With homophobic attacks on the rise in Germany, organizers made it clear that this year's event is pushing for political change....
2019-07-07 10:32

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A colleague and friend of Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina says he has died at age 48. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, says the author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness. Wainaina...
2019-05-22 10:48

Four men arrested in attack on two LGBT women who refused to kiss on London bus Melania Geymona, one of the victims, says she shared the gruesome image on Facebook to show how common violence is towards marginalized groups.        ...
2019-06-08 08:32

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls...
2019-05-29 15:48

K-Pop Star Sunmi Describes Herself as "LGBT" in Viral Concert Moment Sunmi is opening up to her fans about her life and the "different sides" of herself. While performing at the Q-Factory on Tuesday, June 4, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the......
2019-06-05 03:00

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dead at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya — One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. The Kenyan author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness, Tom Maliti, the chai...
2019-05-23 07:16

Detective calls for execution of LGBT people in church sermon A Tennessee sheriff’s detective gave a church sermon calling for the government to arrest and “speedily” execute LGBT people. The Knox County Attorney General’s Office said it is probing the lecture Knox County Sheriff’s...
2019-06-14 02:16

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to rule that federal civil rights laws ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity....
2019-07-03 16:00

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
2019-06-03 03:16

Pride, film history — What 2019 means for the LGBT community This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots that sparked the gay pride movement. 2019 also marks 100 years since the first movie to deal with homosexuality, which caused an uproar back then....
2019-06-28 19:48

Istanbul Police Disperse LGBT Pride March With Tear Gas ISTANBUL — Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish authorities had banned for the fifth year. The rally on a side street to Istanbul&...
2019-07-01 07:48

Istanbul police allow LGBT march remarks, launch tear gas Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish authorities had banned for the fifth year...
2019-06-30 19:01

Polish court backs citizenship for LGBT couple’s child WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A court in Poland has upheld the groundbreaking registration of a child raised by a same-sex couple. The decision by the Provincial Court in the southern city of Krakow to reject a protest by prosecutors and allow two Polish wom...
2019-06-05 17:00

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nicholas Sparks has apologised for “potentially hurt[ing] young people and members of the LGBTQ community”,...
2019-06-18 19:48

Taiwan's marriage law brings frustration and hope for LGBT China Public acceptance is improving, but in some cases Chinese authorities are moving in the other directionIt was a landmark moment for LGBT rights. When Taiwan passed a law allowing same-sex couples to marry, crowds in Taipei erupted into cheers, chanti...
2019-07-05 07:00

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets o...
2019-06-16 20:00

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New York police department finally apologized for the i...
2019-06-14 15:48

‘Every Day Is Memorial Day.’ Mike Pence Honors Fallen Soldiers and Their Families at Arlington (ARLINGTON, Va.) — Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them “every day is Memorial Day.&#...
2019-05-27 22:16

Iraqi-Canadian receives 26 years for plot to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq A federal judge in New York sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison Tuesday for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq, the Justice Department announced....
2019-06-19 02:48

Canadian citizen gets 26 years after US soldiers killed in Iraq suicide attack “There’s no excuse for even trying to kill American soldiers,” the judge said, adding the sentence “sends a message” to anyone contemplating similar conduct.        ...
2019-06-19 17:48

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list State department experts recommended addition of Riyadh after assessing it had hired child fighters from Sudan to fight in YemenMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a list of countries that recruit chil...
2019-06-18 23:00

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers to...
2019-05-27 02:32

Beast from the east: Indian soldiers reckon they've found Yeti footprints Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 15:00

'Game of Thrones: The Last Watch' pays tribute to show's foot soldiers "Game of Thrones: The Last Watch" could easily be dismissed as HBO's way of maximizing its ample investment in the series, a glorified electronic press kit to extend the program's run by one more week. Yet after many viewers spent the final season ba...
2019-05-27 15:32

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
2019-05-23 19:16

Exclusive: Overruling his experts, Pompeo keeps Saudis off U.S. child soldiers list Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, acco...
2019-06-18 22:16

Trump Uses Soldiers’ Graves as Backdrop for Shit-Talking Fox News Interview President Donald Trump visited Normandy on Thursday, where he read a prepared speech commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day and thrilled cable tv pundits with his ability to say the nice words in the right order....
2019-06-06 20:48

Army Vehicle Attacked In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, 6 Soldiers Injured An army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device today in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, where a convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force was attacked by a suicide bomber in February.......
2019-06-17 20:00

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, soldiers fire in air Thousands of protesters marched toward Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots into the air....
2019-06-30 21:48

A Change to the Tax Code Hurt Fallen Soldiers’ Families. Now a Bipartisan Push Wants to Fix It For many Americans, President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act resulted in lower income and corporate tax rates. But an unintended consequence of the 2017 overhaul was a significant tax hike for families whose loved ones lost their lives wh...
2019-05-27 11:32

Maoist rebels kill 3 Indian government soldiers, young girl NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police say Maoist rebels have killed three paramilitary soldiers patrolling on motorbikes and a young girl who was riding in a passing bus in an ambush in eastern India. Police Director-General D.M. Awasthi says two young girl...
2019-06-28 14:48

Taylor Swift Celebrates LGBT Pride at Wango Tango: "We Need to Stand Together" Taylor Swift got political and reaffirmed her support for the LGBT community onstage at the 2019 iHeartRadio Wango Tango show on Saturday, the start of Pride Month. Wearing a pastel......
2019-06-02 22:16

Judgment, trust, LGBT issues driving millennials from Mormon church Mormon millennials are leaving the church at double the rate of their parents and grandparents, according to a new book that surveys current and former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
2019-05-22 22:00

Cracker Barrel bars church event over LGBT execution remarks Cracker Barrel says it won't host an event by a Tennessee church whose pastor was a detective who preached that the government should execute gay people....
2019-06-19 20:48

50 years after Stonewall: Yuval Noah Harari on the new threats to LGBT rights With rising homophobia and rapid developments in surveillance, a new era of persecution is all too possible. It is time to unite and actIn 1969, when the New York police raided the Stonewall Inn and encountered unexpected resistance from LGBT protest...
2019-06-22 16:48

LGBT icons Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera to be commemorated with NYC monument Johnson and Rivera, who were prominent in the Stonewall riots, will be honored with a monument in New York's Greenwich Village.        ...
2019-05-30 23:16

Joe Biden’s awkward ‘gay waiter’ remark irks crowd at LGBT event Joe Biden made an awkward reference to a “gay waiter” while speaking at an event hosted by an LGBT rights advocate in Seattle, a report said Sunday. The presidential hopeful was referencing public sentiment on gay rights over the course o...
2019-07-01 00:16

'No one can live without love': athlete Dutee Chand, India's LGBT trailblazer Country’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship on freedom, happiness and the backlash to coming out Dutee Chand, India’s fastest sprinter and the nation’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship, doesn’t describ...
2019-06-10 17:16

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday — during LGBT pride month — is the Vatican’s first on gender theory. In it, the Vati...
2019-06-10 16:32

LGBT asylum-seekers exempt from 'Remain in Mexico' policy and can stay in US Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be returned to Mexico to await decisions by U.S. immigration judges, several U.S. border officials told the W...
2019-07-16 06:48

5 CRPF Soldiers Killed In Anantnag Terror Attack; 1 Terrorist Shot Dead Three security personnel were injured when a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol team was fired upon by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag....
2019-06-12 18:16