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Watch: Thousands of beer bottles cascade off truck in South Korea

Thousands of bottles went splattering down the highway when the driver made a sharp turn.

Thousands of beer bottles cascade off truck in South Koreaplayer

US, South Korea: There will be a 'swift response' to a North Korean nuclear test

US and South Korea warn North Korea against conducting a nuclear test, but again offer talks.

'There will be a swift response to North Korean nuclear test'

US promises 'strongest possible deterrent' against North Korea

US envoy on North Korea urges UN to signal to Pyongyang that it will not accept its ballistic missile tests.

US promises 'strongest possible deterrent' against North Korea

S. Korea's president-elect vows to abolish 'gender' ministry

South Korean president-elect has promised to abolish the gender ministry, which served to ensure 'gender equality' in the country.

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North Korean launch of projectile fails

South Korea says North Korea fired an unidentified projectile but the launch apparently ended in a failure.

North Korean launch of projectile fails

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile

Japan and South Korea say North Korea fired an unidentified projectile off its east coast.

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile

Japan, South Korea report missile fired off east coast of North Korea. Missile may have been a ballistic missile.

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile

North Korea restores hotlines with South Korea

North Korea cut off the hotlines in early August in protest against joint South Korea-US military exercises.

North Korea restores hotlines with South Korea

North Korean leader willing to restore hotlines with South Korea

Kim Jong Un also accuses United States of proposing talks without changing its "hostile policy".

North Korean leader willing to restore hotlines with South Korea

Watch: S. Korea fires 1st submarine-launched ballistic missile

The South test-fired its first domestically made submarine-based ballistic missile the same day North Korea tested long-range projectiles.

Watch: S. Korea fires 1st submarine-launched ballistic missileplayer

How did the Taliban end up using S. Korean uniforms?

Speculation abounds as to how and why the terror group has adapted Korean uniforms, assault rifles, armored vehicles, and more.

How did the Taliban end up using S. Korean uniforms? player

North Korea: South Korea and US risking 'huge security crisis'

North Korea issues another warning to South Korea and the United States amid their joint military drills.

North Korea: South Korea and US risking 'huge security crisis'

North Korea warns US and South Korea over joint military drills

Kim Jong Un's sister: South Korea and the United States will face even greater security threats for going ahead with joint military drills.

North Korea warns US and South Korea over joint military drills

Plane carrying Israeli COVID vaccines leaves for South Korea

700,000 vaccines which will expire at the end of this month shipped to South Korea in an exchange deal.

Plane carrying Israeli COVID vaccines leaves for South Korea

Israel and South Korea sign COVID-19 vaccine agreement

Israel will provide 700,000 expiring doses of Pfizer vaccines to South Korea, in exchange for an identical number of doses ordered by Seoul.

Israel and South Korea sign COVID-19 vaccine agreement

South Korea to build their own 'Iron Dome' to defend against North Korea

$2.6 billion project will be modelled on idea behind Israel's Iron Dome air defense system.

South Korea to build 'Iron Dome' to defend against North Korea

Watch: Kamala Harris wipes hand after greeting S. Korean leader

Vice President Harris didn't seem too pleased after shaking hands with the president of US ally South Korea.

Watch: Kamala Harris wipes hand after greeting S. Korean leaderplayer

Report: North Korea fired projectile into the sea

This marks North Korea's second missile launch in recent days.

Report: North Korea fired projectile into the sea

South Korea to release Iranian assets in consultation with US

Iran has been pressuring South Korea for months to unblock assets held in two South Korean banks due to US sanctions.

South Korea to release Iranian assets in consultation with US

South Korea not rushing with COVID vaccinations

As Western nations prepare mass immunization programs, South Korea says it wants to wait and see what side effects vaccines may have.

South Korea not rushing with COVID vaccinations

South Korean medical association urges govt to suspend flu shot program after 13 die

Project has been target of criticism after 13 died, including 17-year-old boy and man in his 70s, after participating in program.

South Korean med assoc urges to suspend flu shots after 13 die

Study: Children can carry coronavirus for weeks

Researchers in South Korea say children can carry coronavirus in their noses and throats for weeks even if they don't show any symptoms.

Study: Children can carry coronavirus for weeks

North Korea: We have no intention of resuming talks with US

Senior North Korean official dismisses comments by South Korean President that another summit between Kim and Trump is in the works.

North Korea: We have no intention of resuming talks with US

North Korean leader suspends military action against South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un chairs meeting of Central Military Commission, decides to suspend military action plans against South Korea.

North Korean leader suspends military action against South

North Korea threatens to redeploy troops to border with South

North Korea rejects South Korea’s offer to send special envoys, vows to redeploy troops to demilitarized border units.

North Korea threatens to redeploy troops to border

North Korea cuts communication with South Korea

North Korea announces it will cut military and political communication links to its neighbor South Korea.

North Korea cuts communication with South Korea

South Korean official: Kim is alive and well

South Korean official dismisses speculation about the health of North Korea's leader.

South Korean official: Kim is alive and well

North Korea fires three projectiles

South Korea's military says North Korea fired three unidentified projectiles, provides no further details.

North Korea fires three projectiles

Health Ministry official enters isolation upon return from Japan

Professor Grotto, who was in Japan to promote the return of Israelis from the Corona Ship, entered isolation upon his return.

Health Ministry official enters isolation upon return from Japan

Travel warning issued for South Korea and Japan

Foreign Ministry warns citizens to avoid traveling to South Korea, Japan amid Coronavirus outbreak.

Travel warning issued for South Korea and Japan

South Korea outraged after Israel turns back tourists

South Korea files official complaint with Israel over its decision to refuse entry to 130 South Koreans who had already landed in Israel.

South Korea outraged after Israel turns back tourists

60 additional students ordered into quarantine

The students visited a site at the same time as the South Korean group whose members contracted coronavirus.

60 additional students ordered into quarantine

South Korean tourists diagnosed with coronavirus visited the Cave of the Patriarchs

Footage from security cameras shows that the group entered the Jewish prayer area around 9:30 a.m. a week ago Thursday.

South Korean tourists visited the Cave of the Patriarchs

Israel turns away South Korean tourists, brings Israelis home with special ambulances

COVID-19 Coronavirus death toll in China now at more than 2,200, over 400 cases in South Korea.

Israel turns away South Korean tourists at airportplayer

South Korea: Woman diagnosed with mysterious new virus originating in China

South Korea gets first case of new coronavirus which has infected at least 200 people worldwide.

Mysterious new virus hits South Korea

North Korea fires two projectiles

South Korean military says North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles from South Pyongan province toward the east.

North Korea fires two projectiles

South Korean minister: Israel is an inspiration

South Korea’s Trade Minister: Through the Talmud you are portrayed as a nation blessed with original, creative and entrepreneurial thinking.

South Korean minister: Israel is an inspiration

Israel, South Korea announce free-trade deal

Economy Minister Eli Cohen touts "historic" deal. "The advantage of this agreement will go beyond our economic ties."

Israel, South Korea announce free-trade deal

Compensate Judea-Samaria manufacturers hurt by S Korea agreement

Economy Minister talks about agreement to prevent Judea and Samaria industrialists being hurt by trade agreement with South Korea.

Compensate Judea-Samaria manufacturers hurt by S Korea agreement

North Korea conducts another missile test

South Korea’s military says that North Korea fired two more projectiles into the sea.

North Korea conducts another missile test