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South Korean president apologizes for surge in sex crimes


August 31st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 31 (IANS) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered a public apology Friday after a seven-year-old girl became the latest victim of a recent series of sex crimes."I apologize ... Read more...

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South Korean president apologizes for scandals


July 24th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 24 (IANS) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered a public apology Tuesday for a series of corruption scandals implicating his brother and former aides, an embarrassment for the ... Read more...

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Delhi property dealer swindles South Korean embassy of Rs.57 lakh


June 11th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A property dealer swindled the South Korean embassy here of Rs.57 lakh, on the pretext of providing premises to set up a cultural centre, ... Read more...

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Democratic Myanmar gets world leaders


May 28th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Myanmar's decision to embrace democracy is getting the once isolated nation plenty of VVIP visitors from around the world.Manmohan Singh, who landed here ... Read more...

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China, Japan, South Korea warn North Korea over n-tests (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China, Japan and South Korea have warned they will not accept new nuclear tests by North Korea, South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak said Sunday."Our three countries ... Read more...

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South Korea starts building two n-reactors


May 4th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea started construction work on two nuclear reactors Friday in what President Lee Myung-bak described as a "big milestone" in the country's atomic industry, ... Read more...

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North Korea marks army’s 80th anniversary


April 25th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 25 (IANS) North Korea Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army (KPA), Xinhua reported.Ri Yong-ho, chief of the KPA General Staff, said ... Read more...

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South says North Korea ready to carry out nuclear test


April 24th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- North Korea has finished preparations for a third nuclear test and is able to carry it out once it decides to do so, a spokesman for ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, South Korea eye increase in trade


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for South Korea Monday on a four-day official visit that will focus on increasing trade ties between the two countries.The ... Read more...

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North Korea slams South Korean president


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 21 (IANS) North Korea has accused South Korean President Lee Myung-bak of drumming up war hysteria, reports said Saturday.Lee Thursday toured a research institute, where he watched videos ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens to ‘blow up’ Seoul


April 20th, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea has reportedly threatened military action against South Korea unless Seoul apologises for "insulting" the centenary celebrations of Pyongyang's late founding leader Kim Il-sung.Pyongyang ... Read more...

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US hails India’s growing role in Asia (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Against the backdrop of tensions in South China Sea and China's assertiveness, India and the US Tuesday held their fifth regional dialogue on Asia-Pacific, ... Read more...

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India’s role in Asia-Pacific enormously important: US


April 17th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India and the US Tuesday held their fifth regional dialogue on Asia-Pacific to take stock of the present strategic, economic and security situation in ... Read more...

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PM returns after Seoul visit


March 28th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned home Tuesday night after a four-day state visit to South Korea during which he also attended the Nuclear Security ... Read more...

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Gursharan Kaur attends dinner hosted by South Korea’s first lady


March 26th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur was among the 14 spouses of leaders of countries and heads of international organizations at a dinner ... Read more...

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China urges restraint on Korean Peninsula (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) While appealing for restraint, China has said it does not hope to see a reversal of the hard-won momentum of relaxation in tension on the Korean ... Read more...

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From Seoul with love - customised tablet for PM


March 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) When Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returns home, he will be carrying a tech-savvy souvenir to mark his visit -- Samsung's latest tablet computer with ... Read more...

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Chinese, South Korean presidents meet in Seoul


March 26th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao met South Korean President Lee Myung-bak Monday in Seoul to discuss bilateral ties. The two leaders met on the sidelines of the ... Read more...

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Chinese, South Korean presidents meet on ties


March 26th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao met South Korean President Lee Myung-bak here Monday to discuss bilateral ties and issues of common concern.The two leaders met on the ... Read more...

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Medvedev heads off for Seoul, Delhi


March 26th, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Sunday departed for South Korea and India, where he will attend a nuclear summit in Seoul and a meeting of ... Read more...

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India-South Korea concerned over North Korean satellite launch


March 25th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) India and South Korea Sunday expressed concern over North Korea's plans to launch an "application satellite" next month, saying nothing should be done to increase ... Read more...

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Korean brands are household names in India: PM


March 25th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) With some 300 South Korean companies having a presence in India and many of them a household name, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday ... Read more...

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India, South Korea boost business, defence ties; ease visa norms (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) India and South Korea have targetted doubling their annual trade to $40 billion by 2015, even as they boosted defence ties and signed a pact ... Read more...

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Indian PM arrives in Seoul


March 24th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 24 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Saturday for the March 26-27 Nuclear Security Summit, prior to which he will be on a two-day official ... Read more...

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India to be friends with China, US: PM


March 24th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Large and dynamic countries like China cannot be contained, said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, making it clear that India aims to have "cooperative ties ... Read more...

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PM heads for Seoul n-security summit (Second Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here Saturday for the March 26-27 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, prior to which he will be on a ... Read more...

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PM departs for Seoul n-security summit (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here Saturday for the March 26-27 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, prior to which he will be on a ... Read more...

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China usual favourites at World TT Championships


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 23 (IANS) Four months ahead of the London OLympics, the table tennis world will gather at the World Championships in Dortmund with the Chinese teams being the usual ... Read more...

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Hu to attend Nuclear Security and BRICS summits, visit Cambodia


March 19th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 19 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao will attend the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul from March 26 to 27, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei announced Monday.Hu will ... Read more...

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`Upcoming n-summit aims for world without nuclear weapons’


March 19th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 19 (IANS) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said Monday that the ultimate goal of the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul is to obtain a "world without ... Read more...

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Thai PM chief guest at Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Thursday became the third consecutive leader from South East Asia to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day ... Read more...

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Seoul hopes tensions between Koreas will ease


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak Monday said that his country is ready to improve relations with North Korea if Pyongyang "shows its attitude of sincerity", ... Read more...

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Don’t expect us to change, North Korea tells world


December 30th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea has said the international community should not "expect any change" in its policies after the death of leader Kim Jong-il."We declare solemnly and ... Read more...

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No hostility, South Korea tells North


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 22 (IANS) South Korea said Thursday its response to the death of Kim Jong-il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), was meant to show ... Read more...

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Dead North Korean leader’s son ‘great successor’: Media


December 19th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea's state news agency KCNA has called the late leader Kim Jong-il's son, Kim Jong-un, a "great successor".The "dear leader", who led the ... Read more...

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