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Pope wraps up Asia trip with call for Korean peace


pope francisSeoul: Pope Francis is wrapping up his first visit to Asia with a Mass for peace and reconciliation in Seoul's cathedral attended by the South Korean president and a handful of North Korean defectors.

North Korea fires two suspected short-range missiles


Seoul (South Korea), July 9 - South Korean news agency Yonhap has quoted a spokesman of the country's government, as saying that North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles into the sea.

Picking up on the report, the BBC quoted Um Hyo-sik, as saying that the missiles were fired into the sea from a site in North Korea's Hwanghae Province.

LG to launch India specific products in home appliances


LG Electronics Vice President Daniel ShinSeoul - Korean consumer electronics major LG plans to launch India specific products in the home appliances segment to strengthen its leadership position, while looking to enhance exports from the country.

North Korea test fires two more ballistic missiles


North Korea test fires two more ballistic missilesSeoul (South Korea), June 30 - North Korea has reportedly fired test-fired two more ballistic missiles.

US General says South Korea databases hacked


US General says South Korea databases hackedSeoul: The top US military official in South Korea said a hacking incident might have compromised the personal information of thousands of South Koreans employed by the American command.

Lebanese ambassador to South Korea killed in car accident


Seoul, May 29 - Lebanese Ambassador to South Korea Jad Saeed El-Hassan was killed in a car accident Thursday, a media report said.

El-Hassan's car crashed into the back of another vehicle in central Seoul at around 12.08 p. m., Xinhua reported.

The accident occurred while the diplomat was being taken to a hospital. (IANS)

South Korean prime minister nominee withdraws candidacy


South Korean prime minister nominee withdraws candidacySeoul, May 28 : South Korea's prime ministerial nominee Ahn Dai-hee offered Wednesday to resign as a candidate for the number two government post amid mounting criticism over his excessive salary as a lawyer in the past, media reported.

21 killed in South Korea hospital fire


21 killed in South Korea hospital fireSeoul, May 28 - At least 21 people were killed and seven others injured when a fire broke out at a sanatorium in southern South Korea early Wednesday, the media reported citing police and fire officials.