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New Year: Celebrations mark start of 2016. Japan   'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement  The leaders have welcomed the agreement between their two countries to settle the issue of women forced to work in Japanese brothels during ... South and North Korea agree deal to reduce tensions   Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Map of Daejeon South Korea  A sixth person has died after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in South Korea, amid a sharp rise in infections South Korea remembers ferry dead US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack   Mark W. Lippert was slashed by a man screaming about Korean unification Thursday morning in Seoul, and his assailant was immediately detaine... Korean Air chair apologies over daughter's nut rage   Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail Map of Gwangju South Korea  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 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 Pope Francis makes first South Korean visit in 25 years South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five' Divers find cabins crammed with bodies inside sunken ferry Crew say they couldn't reach lifeboats as ferry tipped over Mate steering doomed ferry navigating waters for first time   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 Weather hampers S Korea ferry search   S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues   Emergency services are continuing to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck   South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea


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Sep. 12  US flies bombers over South Korea in show of force


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Jul.7  US and South Korea agree THAAD missile defence deployment


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Jun.12  Lifting of sunken Sewol ferry under way two years later


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Apr.13  President Park's party loses majority
Apr.10  N Korea senior intelligence officer 'defects to South'


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Mar.21  South Korea confirms first Zika case
Mar.6  North Korea threatens US and S Korea with nuclear strikes


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Feb.14  South Korean military helicopter crashes, killing 3 soldiers


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December 2015 ... more > Top ^
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Aug.24
Aug.20  South Korea evacuation after shelling on western border
Aug.14  Japan and South Korea mark 70 years since end of WW2


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Jun.7  
Jun.1  South Korea has first two Mers deaths


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Apr.20  South Korea PM Lee Wan-koo offers to resign over allegations
Apr.15  President makes ferry pledge as South Korea mourns


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Mar.5  Charges sought over US envoy attack
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Feb.10  100-car pileup leaves 2 dead


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Dec.11
Nov.10  
Oct.18  S Korea concert planner found dead
Oct.17  
Oct.14  Koreas 'hold top military talks'
Aug.13
Jul.21  South Korea police 'find body' of fugitive ferry boss
Jun.21
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.7  South Korea ferry company chief detained
May.5  Diver dies while searching in missing in ferry disaster
May.4  South Korean ferry death toll rises to 242
Apr.28  S Korea president in ferry apology
Apr.27  South Korean PM resigns over ferry
Apr.25
Apr.22
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
 'Two months' for Korea ferry salvage
Apr.18  ‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay
 
 Fake survivor posts add to nation's anguish
Apr.17  Korea ship: Third officer 'had helm'
 Air pockets on stricken ferry offer hope for survivors
Apr.16  
Apr.15  
  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 the ferry, which listed heavily on its side before sinking. Rescuers desperately grabbing teenagers out of the water before they are swept away by the currents and undertow


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Mar.30 North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border


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Feb.23  S Korea-US military drills begin Feb.19 Two Koreas hold family reunions
. North Korea 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 the US Mar.7 N Korea ends peace pacts with South
. North Korea Jan.30 S. Korea launches satellite Jan.24  N Korea warns South on sanctions

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Dec.19   Park Geun-hye claims S. Korea presidential victory  Conservative candidate Park Geun-Hye claimed victory in presidential election, a result that will make her the country's first woman preside... Nov.5 South Korea shuts down 2 nuclear reactors
Sep.2   'Moonies' founder dies aged 92   Self-styled messiah Sun Myung Moon, whose Unification Church became famous for marrying thousands of people in a single ceremony, has died, aged... Aug.24 Samsung told to pay Apple $1bn. San Francisco Bay Area Aug.1 Olympic badminton players disqualified. London Mar.26   Leaders warn over nuclear threat   World leaders have called for closer co-operation to tackle the threat of nuclear terrorism at a summit on nuclear security in Seoul Mar.24  Obama visits tense Koreas border Feb.19  S Korean drills despite threats Jan.14  S. Korean Couple rescued from Italian ship

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Dec.25  South Korean delegation enters North Jul.27     Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured
Map of Chuncheon South Korea  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-wartime alert. North accused the South of firing first. The Southern military had conducted exercises; shelling was directed away from the North
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.29  Koreans turn out in force for Roh 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 Feb.19  Korean tensions brew as Clinton arrives

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Jul.15  Ex-Samsung boss convicted 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: The General Assembly has appointed S. Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon to serve as the next secretary-general 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
. North Korea
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