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Apr 06, 2018
South Korea's former president Park Geun-hye jailed for 24 years on corruption chargesSouth Korea's disgraced former president Park Geun-hye was jailed for 24 years for corruption, closing out a dramatic fall from grace for the country's first woman leader who became a figure of public fury and ridicule
Jan 29, 2015
N-Korea's Kim Jong-Il demanded $10 bn for summit: Former S-Korea prezLate North Korean leader Kim Jong Il repeatedly pushed for summit talks with South Korea but the plans failed because Pyongyang demanded $10 bn, a former South Korean president said in a memoir.
Feb 19, 2013
Outgoing S-Korea prez warns N-KoreaPresident Lee Myung-bak said on Tuesday in his farewell address that North Korea will only face international sanctions and isolation if it hangs on to its nuclear and missile programmes.
Jan 31, 2013
South Korea warns North Korea against third nuclear testThe warning by the outgoing administration of Lee Myung-bak was the toughest yet after North Korea vowed to conduct more rocket and nuclear tests in response to a UN censure.
Oct 23, 2012
S Korean lawmakers visit island claimed by JapanSouth Korean members of parliament visited a set of remote islands also claimed by Japan on Tuesday.
Aug 10, 2012
Japan mulls recalling S Korea envoy over disputed islandsThe Japanese government is considering recalling its ambassador to South Korea or have him return temporarily in a show of strong protest if President Lee Myung Bak makes an unprecedented trip to disputed islands.
Aug 10, 2012
South Korea Prez to visit disputed islands, angers JapanSouth Korean President Lee Myung-bak is scheduled to visit a set of remote islands on Friday, angering neighbour Japan which also lays claims to territory.
Mar 24, 2012
PM in Seoul to attend Nuclear Security SummitSouth Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Kim Sung-han received the PM at the Seoul air force base.
Feb 27, 2012
S Korea's main opposition demands economic democracyLee Yong-sup, head of the left-of-centre party's policy committee, told Reuters in an interview that it also planned to boost spending on the poor with higher taxes on the rich.