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PyeongChang Games end with spectacular closing ceremony Olympics Opening Ceremony preaches a Games of 'peace' Map of Olympic Stadium Pyeongchang South Korea  A giant dove of peace lit up the night sky and athletes from North and South Korea walked in unison for the first time in 11 years Hospital fire kills at least 39 people in South Korea North, South Korea begin rare talks at the border
  North Korea's Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea Map of Peace House Panmunjom South Korea
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04-26 North Korea's Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea Peace House, Panmunjom, South Korea
2. 02-26 PyeongChang Games end with spectacular closing ceremony Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium, Pyeongchang, South Korea
D. 02-26 Russians win men's ice hockey gold -- then sing Russian anthem Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium, Pyeongchang, South Korea
E. 02-24 Germany claims shock Olympic ice hockey victory over Canada South Korea
F. 02-22 US beat Canada to take women's ice hockey gold Pyeongchang, South Korea
6. 02-22 Alina Zagitova wins gold for OAR in women's single figure skating Pyeongchang, South Korea
7. 02-19 Canada's Virtue & Moir ice dance champions for second time Pyeongchang, South Korea
8. 02-18 Krushelnitsky named as Russian suspected of failed doping test Pyeongchang, South Korea
9. 02-17 Bjoergen matches all-time medal record with relay gold for Norway Pyeongchang, South Korea



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Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail
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South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as s...
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Park Geun-hye claims S. Korea presidential v...
'Moonies' founder dies aged 92
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N. Korea responsible for sinking warship
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South Korea starts live-fire drill
Artillery fire on Korea border
North Korea 'holds Southern boat'
South Korean navy ship sinking near North
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Ex-S Korea leader 'kills himself'
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  North Korea's Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea Map of Peace House Panmunjom South Korea


April 2018 ... more > Top ^
Apr. 26  
  Kim Jong-un has become the first N. Korean leader to set foot in South Korea by crossing the military line that has divided the peninsula since 1953


February 2018 ... more > Top ^
Feb.26   PyeongChang Games end with spectacular closing ceremony
Map of Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium Pyeongchang South Korea  The Games ended with a softening of relations between the two Korean countries, who competed under a united flag  Russians win men's ice hockey gold -- then sing Russian anthem Feb.9   Olympics Opening Ceremony preaches a Games of 'peace' Map of Olympic Stadium Pyeongchang South Korea
  A giant dove of peace lit up the night sky and athletes from North and South Korea walked in unison for the first time in 11 years
 Famous South Korean singers sang John Lennon's 'Imagine'. South Korea's President Moon Jae-in described these Games as a 'festival and celebration of peace'
Feb.8 Kim Jong Un watches parade of tanks, missiles and troops. North Korea Feb.4  North Korea to send ceremonial head to South Korea  Samsung heir freed from S Korea jail

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Jan.25   Hospital fire kills at least 39 people in South Korea   At least 39 people have been killed and more than 70 injured. The blaze is thought to have started in the emergency room at Sejong Hospital Jan.8     North, South Korea begin rare talks at the border   Senior officials from North and South began the rivals' first formal talks in about two years to discuss how to cooperate in next month's Ol... Jan.1 Kim Jong Un offers rare olive branch to South Korea
. North Korea

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December 2017 ... more > Top ^
Dec.29  South Korea seizes ship it claims transferred oil to North Korea Dec.21  South Korea fire at public gym and sauna kills 29 Dec.20  Warning shots as soldier crosses border to South

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Nov.13 North Korean soldier is shot while defecting across DMZ
Nov.7  Donald Trump warns North Korea: 'Do not try us'

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Sep.3  S Korea holds drill simulating attack on nuclear site to warn North Korea

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Jul.16  South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea

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May.22  Park Geun-hye: S Korea trial of impeached president begins May.9 South Korea's Moon Jae-in sworn in vowing to address North
May.1  US anti-missile system 'operational' in South Korea

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Mar.22  Sewol disaster ferry raised after three years Mar.20  Ousted S Korean President Park Geun-hye faces prosecutors Mar.9   Park Geun-hye: Court ousts scandal-hit president
  South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has become the country's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office

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Feb.1  US defence chief Mattis visiting South Korea and Japan

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Nov.28  South Korea's President Park 'willing to resign' Nov.1   President Park reshuffles S Korean cabinet amid scandal  Park Geun-hye has named a new prime minister and finance minister amid a scandal that threatens to bring down her administration

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Dec.31  New Year: Celebrations mark start of 2016 Dec.28 'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement
Aug.24  South and North Korea agree deal to reduce tensions Aug.20  South Korea evacuation after shelling on western border Aug.14  Japan and South Korea mark 70 years since end of WW2 Jun.7     Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases   A sixth person has died after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in South Korea, amid a sharp rise in infections Apr.15 South Korea remembers ferry dead Mar.4 US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack

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Dec.11 Korean Air chair apologies over daughter's nut rage
Nov.10     Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail   Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the ferry which sank in April has been found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison Oct.17   At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at concert in S. Korea   A grate over a ventilation shaft collapsed at an outdoor concert in Seongnam. Unknown number of people who fell some 20 meters Oct.14  Koreas 'hold top military talks' Aug.13 Pope Francis makes first South Korean visit in 25 years Jun.21 South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five' May.27  South Korea hospice fire kills 21 May.18  S Korea to break up coast guard May.14  South Korea ferry captain charged with manslaughter May.4  South Korean ferry death toll rises to 242 Apr.27  South Korean PM resigns over ferry Apr.25 Divers find cabins crammed with bodies inside sunken ferry Apr.22 Crew say they couldn't reach lifeboats as ferry tipped over Apr.21  South Korea ferry toll passes 100 Apr.20  S Korea leader condemns ferry crew  Ferry transcript reveals crew panic Apr.19  Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue Mate steering doomed ferry navigating waters for first time  'Two months' for Korea ferry salvage Apr.18  ‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay     Ferry disaster captain arrested   Prosecutors in South Korea have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for Lee Joon-seok, 69, the captain of the ferry that sank  Fake survivor posts add to nation's anguish Apr.17  Korea ship: Third officer 'had helm' Weather hampers S Korea ferry search Apr.16 S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck Apr.15     South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea
  Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea.    The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, to the southern resort island of Jeju. An armada of small boats motoring right up beside...
Mar.30  North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border Feb.23  S Korea-US military drills begin Feb.19  Two Koreas hold family reunions Feb.4  Koreas agree to family reunions

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Jun.8  Officials from two Koreas hold talks Apr.12  Kerry: North Korea threats 'unacceptable' Apr.9  South Korea raises alert level Apr.7  North Korea 'preparing nuclear test' Apr.2  North Korea blocks Kaesong access Mar.29   N Korea in 'state of war' with South  North Korea: North Korea has said it is entering a 'state of war' with South Korea in its latest escalation of rhetoric against its southern neighbour and... Mar.7  N Korea ends peace pacts with South Jan.30 S. Korea launches satellite


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Dec.19 Park Geun-hye claims S. Korea presidential victory
Nov.5 South Korea shuts down 2 nuclear reactors Sep.2 'Moonies' founder dies aged 92 Aug.24  Samsung told to pay Apple $1bn Aug.1  Olympic badminton players disqualified Mar.26 Leaders warn over nuclear threat Feb.19  S Korean drills despite threats

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Jul.27     Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured   More than 750 rescue workers had been dispatched to the site after the collapse occurred at midnight

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Dec.22  South Korea begins major military drills Dec.19 South Korea starts live-fire drill
Nov.25  South Korean defense minister resigns Nov.22   Artillery fire on Korea border Map of island of Yeonpyeong South Korea
  North Korea has fired artillery shells across its western maritime border, prompting return fire from South Korea.    Artillery shells at one of border islands are killing two marines and two civilians. The South's military placed on its highest non-wartim...
Aug.8  North Korea 'holds Southern boat' Aug.4  S Korea in massive military drill Jul.24  U.S., South Korea begin military exercises May.19  N. Korea responsible for sinking warship Mar.28  Ship's section believed found Mar.26  S. Korea searches for sailors after sinking   South Korean navy ship sinking near North   104 crew members are on board the 1,500-ton ship in the Yellow Sea off the Seoul-controlled island of Baengnyeong, near North Korea

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Aug.17  Former S Korea President Kim dies May.26  N Korea threatens military action May.22   Ex-S Korea leader 'kills himself'  Roh Moo-hyun , 62, had been under investigation for alleged corruption, has apparently committed suicide by jumping into a ravine

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Jun.25  South Korea lifts ban on US beef

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Dec.19 Lee set for landslide
Dec.7  Tons of oil spill into Yellow Sea Oct.1 President Roh crossed Demilitarized Zone. North Korea Sep.1  Freed Koreans return home Aug.30 Final S. Korean hostages freed by Taliban. Afghanistan Jul.20  Taliban threaten abducted South Koreans Mar.22  UN chief shaken by blast Jan.2  New U.N. chief Ban Ki moon takes over

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Oct.13 South Korean named U.N. leader
. UN Gen. Assembly Oct.9  S Korean proposed as new UN chief Jan.9  Scientist's embryo cloning faked

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Dec.22   Cloning research was fake  Research into cloning stem cells, hailed as a breakthrough earlier this year, was fabricated

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Jun.22  South Korean hostage beheaded Mar.11 National Assembly votes to impeach Roh
Feb.12  Scientists cloned human embryos

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Sep.13  Typhoon toll 'may top 100' Feb.17   182 died after arson attack in subway
Map of Daegu South Korea  135 people are believed to be injured as firefighters struggled to free those still trapped in the city of Daegu

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Dec.19  Roh claims victory presidential vote Apr.14  Chinese jet crashes

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Jun.15  Presidents of Koreas sign peace accord
before year 2000
Jun. 29, 1995   Sampoong Department Store collapse
Map of Seocho District Seoul South Korea
  The collapse is the largest peacetime disaster in South Korean history as 502 people died and 937 were injured
Sep. 1, 1983   Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down
Map of Moneron Island Russia  Russian Far East: The airliner serving the flight was shot down by a Soviet Su-15 interceptor near Moneron Island, west of Sakhalin Island, in the Sea of Japan Jun. 27, 1950     U.S. intervenes in Korean War  The Security Council recommending to provide military assistance to the Republic of Korea. Truman ordered U.S. forces to help South Korea Jun. 25, 1950     Korean War began  North Korea: The conflict escalated into open warfare when North Korean forces—supported by the Soviet Union and China—invaded