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Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military

A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and transgender soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty International report said....

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military

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Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse, fear prosecution in South Korean military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and trans soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty International report said....
08:00, 2019-07-11

Amnesty International calls on South Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers Amnesty International on Thursday called on South Korea to decriminalize same-sex relationships for men in the military, warning current laws fuel violence, discrimination and stigmatization against gay soldiers....
08:00, 2019-07-11

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted. Male soldiers who have consensual sex are being charged with committing “indecent acts,” even though the army says it does not discriminate against sexual minorities....
06:45, 2019-07-11

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests....
17:15, 2019-07-16

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own commitments to discontinue tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles....
07:01, 2019-07-17

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII forced laborers....
11:45, 2019-07-12

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation of wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
03:45, 2019-07-18

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Samira Shackle looks back at the collapse of the investigation into abuse allegations in Iraq, while Conservative MP Johnny Mercer argues that soldiers hav...
04:30, 2019-05-30

U.S. military lifts troop curfew in South Korea in 90-day test The commander of U.S. Forces Korea lifted a 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew for military personnel that will be re-evaluated in 90 days, with the decision riding on the behavior of troops during the test....
02:45, 2019-06-19

U.S. defense chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Brandon O'Neill gets nod in unfamiliar Socceroos squad to face South Korea Midfielder joined by five other new facesTwenty-year-old Harry Souttar also includedBrandon O’Neill’s sterling domestic from this season has been recognised with a first international call-up into the Socceroos squad for their friendly against South Korea next month.The Sydney FC midfielder, who lif...
09:45, 2019-05-23

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
14:45, 2019-06-02

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsider its self-imposed ban on long-range weapons testing....
20:45, 2019-07-16

Toxic Employers Face Jail As South Korea Tackles Workplace Bullying After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired and sued for defamation by her employer....
17:00, 2019-07-15

South Korea employers face jail for sacking harassed staff under new bullying law Abuse by those in power is so widespread that there is a word for it – ‘gabjil’New legislation has come into effect in South Korea that could see employers jailed if they unfairly dismiss employees harassed at work.Employees in South Korea have traditionally been expected to turn a blind eye to abus...
11:45, 2019-07-16

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific training. Despite pundits decrying this move, the top US commander on the peninsula said it was a prudent decision to support diplomatic efforts. Visit INSIDE...
00:15, 2019-05-24

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with the United States that was canceled last year during ongoing peace eff...
12:30, 2019-05-24

Amnesty International to make almost 100 staff redundant ‘Overspending by organisation’s senior leadership team’ blamed for £17m budget deficitAmnesty International is to cut almost 100 jobs as part of urgent restructuring to tackle a “serious budget deficit”, the human rights organisation has confirmed.Amnesty, labelled a “toxic” workplace in a February ...
13:15, 2019-06-06

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
00:30, 2019-05-22

Amnesty seeks international probe to end Philippine killings Amnesty International has urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in the Philippine president’s anti-drug crackdown...
11:45, 2019-07-08

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in the Philippine president’s bloody anti-drug crackdown.The London-based rights watchdog said in ...
11:00, 2019-07-08

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy group....
06:45, 2019-05-31

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe branch over alleged abuse of donor funds and fraud by staff.The human rights group says it has launched further investigations with the help of police into...
13:00, 2019-06-03

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a report on detention of activists in the disputed region under a law which allows people to be held for up to two years without trial....
12:45, 2019-06-12

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Amnesty International calls for closure of migrant child detention center Detention of several thousand children aged 13 to 17 at Homestead facility in Florida is ‘cruel and unlawful’, human rights group saysAmnesty International USA has called for a detention center for migrant children in Florida to be closed down and for congressional public hearings to be held into co...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Sudan crackdown highlights role of feared paramilitary unit: Amnesty International Amnesty International on Thursday called for international action against Sudan's new military rulers and condemned the government's Rapid Support Forces for what it called a "murderous rampage" against protesters this week....
14:00, 2019-06-06

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as part of his war on drugs, Amnesty International said in a new report....
19:00, 2019-07-08

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses BANGKOK (AP) — The human rights group Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes and other atrocities as it engages in new military operations in the western st...
04:15, 2019-05-29

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes and other atrocities as it engages in new military operations in the western state of Rakhine, the human rights group Amnesty International said Wedne...
07:15, 2019-05-29

China-owned tower in New York City reportedly wouldn't let Amnesty International move in A spokeswoman for Amnesty International U.S.A. said the organization was told that it is "not the best tenant" for a building owned by a Chinese state-owned enterprise, according to The New York Times....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Military identifies 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan this week Master Sgt. Micheal B. Riley, a Special Forces communications sergeant, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, while engaged in combat operations....
00:45, 2019-06-28

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he could actually try to enact now. The most noteworthy moment of the press conference he held at the Wo...
00:15, 2019-07-01

Two soldiers killed in accidental blast at Azerbaijan military base: RIA Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, Russian news agency RIA cited the Azeri ministry of defense as saying in a statement....
17:15, 2019-07-06

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours was the result of a "border security failure."...
17:30, 2019-07-03

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore that the tests were being investigated and a conclusion is within rea...
19:30, 2019-06-01

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons at risk, the North Korean Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday....
21:15, 2019-07-16

North Korea calls South Korea's F-35 jet purchases 'extremely dangerous action' South Korea's acquisition of American F-35 stealth fighter jets will force North Korea to develop and test "special armaments" to destroy the new weapons, North Korea's state media said on Thursday, citing a government researcher....
08:00, 2019-07-11

South Korea: 'Complete denuclearization' of North Korea remains the goal South Korea's goal in the North Korean nuclear issue is none other than complete denuclearization, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Wednesday....
17:30, 2019-07-03

South Korea gives most aid to North Korea since 2008 amid food shortage South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to U.N. aid programs in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up for food shortages....
11:30, 2019-06-19

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy said on Friday the United States was ready to hold constructive talks with North Korea to follow through on a denuclearization agreement reached by the two countries last year, South Korea's foreign ministry said....
05:15, 2019-06-29

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security adviser to President Moon Jae-in said Thursday....
13:15, 2019-06-28

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang province....
09:45, 2019-05-31

South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages. The post South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:15, 2019-06-19

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
10:00, 2019-05-31

South Korea rejects Japan media reports on transfer of material to North Korea South Korea on Tuesday denied accusations in Japanese media that it had transported Japanese high-tech material to North Korea, calling for an immediate halt to such comments....
14:30, 2019-07-09

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced over the past month as it seeks to help with North Korean food shortages and improve bilateral relations. South Korean Unification Minist...
12:15, 2019-06-19

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of the aid is aimed at helping vulnerable children and mothers....
20:00, 2019-06-19

South Korea sends most food aid since 2008 to North Korea SEOUL – South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to a U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up for food shortages. South Korea followed through on a promise to donate $4.5 million...
20:45, 2019-06-19

Senior military official says snipers shooting civilians and soldiers in Khartoum A senior member of Sudan's military leadership said unknown snipers shot at least five civilians and three paramilitary soldiers on Sunday as tens of thousands marched in the capital demanding a return to civilian rule....
20:30, 2019-06-30

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage. Brazil’s Superior Military Tribunal ruled Thursday the nine suspects sho...
23:45, 2019-05-23

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide open" for talks with Pyongyang....
00:00, 2019-06-20

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge" to Seoul....
09:30, 2019-07-15

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
00:00, 2019-06-01

South Korea, U.S. consider 'various ways' to resume talks with N. Korea Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul said Tuesday that South Korea and the United States are considering "various ways" to resume the stalled denuclearization negotiations with North Korea....
15:45, 2019-05-21

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, stressing the importance of working-level talks to ensure a n...
14:30, 2019-06-19

'Relax and speak to America': US soldiers in Trump's military parade are handed instructions on what not to say Susan Walsh/AP US Army soldiers volunteering — or possibly being "voluntold" — for President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Fourth of July parade in Washington, DC, were handed motivating instructions on what to say if approached by the media. "I am proud to serve this Nation and I ...
10:30, 2019-07-05

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germany, refuse to bring some of their citizens-turned-militants home....
21:30, 2019-06-06

US military drone shot down by missile in international airspace, US official says A surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. military drone in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. official told NBC News Thursday morning....
10:45, 2019-06-20

Many women in Morocco face abuse at home, some are now speaking out Bearing pictures of scars and bruises she said she had suffered at home, Fatna Ben Ghala sought help at a women's counseling center in a poor neighborhood near Morocco’s capital Rabat after she and her mother endured domestic violence by a relative....
18:45, 2019-06-10

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
22:15, 2019-05-24

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
20:45, 2019-05-22

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in bribery to survive. The U.N. Human Rights Office said in a report released Tuesday that a failed public distribution system in North Korea has led to ...
10:45, 2019-05-28

Young Jewish Europeans face more abuse than their parents: study Young Jewish Europeans experience more anti-Semitism than their parents, with a rise in abuse coming in emails, text messages and social media postings, according to a European Union study released on Thursday....
19:45, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Japan may take S.Korea wartime labour dispute to International Court of Justice-NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced labourers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
08:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Japan may take S.Korea wartime labour dispute to International Court of Justice-NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced labourers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regional Governments to uphold their rights and protect...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
12:15, 2019-05-29

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War that North Korea handed over last year, even as the Pentagon has said it has given up hope of recovering more of them in the near future....
02:45, 2019-05-29

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secure a place in the last 16 and eliminate their opponents.Norway went ahead in the fifth minute through the new Barcelona signing Caroline Graham Hansen a...
03:15, 2019-06-18

South Korea to buy SM-2 missiles from U.S. in $313.9M sale The State Department has approved South Korea's proposed $313.9 million purchase of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to supplement its existing inventory....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harra hill, Syrian air defenses were able to shoot down some of the Israeli missiles before they reached...
08:30, 2019-06-12

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women's World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea on Wednesday....
22:00, 2019-06-13

| Host of SA swimmers in Day 1 action in South Korea A whole host of SA swimmers will take to the pool in Day 1's heats of the swimming section at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea on Sunday....
19:30, 2019-07-20

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul....
21:00, 2019-06-17

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the country’s military dictatorship....
13:30, 2019-06-11

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
02:00, 2019-07-02

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after U.S. ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its recent blacklisting by the United States, a key security ally of the Asian nation....
14:00, 2019-05-30

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative system....
15:45, 2019-05-21

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great that the country’s Ministry of Science and ...
13:15, 2019-06-13

South Korea looks to own startups for growth, here are the top 5 in 2019 South Korea has never lacked talent and the country is looking to foster its own. Here are five South Korean startups in 2019 that have the potential to ride the big tech trends of the next decade....
05:15, 2019-05-27

Trump tweets he’d like to say ‘Hello’ to Kim during South Korea visit President Trump is heading straight to South Korea after leaving the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan Saturday night, where he plans to dine with President Moon Jai-in — and if he has his way, he’ll also shake Kim Jong-Un’s hand at the border. “After some very important meetings, including my meeting with...
05:00, 2019-06-29

'Gayborhoods' used to be a LGBT safe haven. Now, many LGBT people have been priced out A home in San Francisco's famous Castro district costs almost $2 million. LGBT people are getting pushed out of 'gayborhoods.' What can be done?        ...
02:30, 2019-06-30

Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory REIMS, France (AP) — Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women’s World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday. Caroline Graham Hansen scored after five minutes and Isabell Herlovsen beat goalkeeper Kim Min-jung from the spot six minutes into the second half. Yeo Min-ji conve...
00:30, 2019-06-18

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
11:00, 2019-06-14

South Korea agencies can't confirm Kim brother as CIA source South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before being assassinated there in 2017....
12:30, 2019-06-11

U.S. will 'do what it can' to help resolve South Korea-Japan dispute, diplomat says Washington "will do what it can do" to help defuse a political and economic dispute between its allies South Korea and Japan, the top U.S. diplomat responsible for Asia policy said during a visit to Seoul on Wednesday....
11:15, 2019-07-17

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 billion South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion....
02:15, 2019-06-19

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in the process of denuclearizing North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday....
08:30, 2019-06-30

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France."...
17:45, 2019-06-12

Nigeria v South Korea: Women's World Cup – live! Live coverage from the 2pm kick-off in Group AGolden boot standings: France 2019’s top scorersSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsAnd you can email Ed here or tweet him here 1.24pm BST Looking forward to seeing Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on the right of their 4-3-3. She’s just joined Barc...
14:45, 2019-06-12

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
12:15, 2019-05-23

| Peaty leads British charge in South Korea Virtually untouchable when on song, breaststroke king Adam Peaty will spearhead a potent British team at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea....
12:00, 2019-07-17

South Korea must take France drubbing on the chin: coach South Korea coach Yoon Duk-yeo said his side would have to take their 4-0 drubbing in their women's World Cup opener against France on the chin and turn their minds immediately to their second match against Nigeria....
10:15, 2019-06-08

We went inside Samsung's global headquarters in South Korea. Here's what we saw Samsung is one of the world's largest companies, with more than 320,000 employees worldwide. CNBC gets an exclusive tour of its global headquarters in South Korea....
13:30, 2019-06-21

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea Samsung has launched its Bixby Marketplace, an app store for developers offering their own Bixby-compatible services, in the U.S. and South Korea. Read More...
12:30, 2019-07-01

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside It felt somewhat fitting that it was two of Lyon’s six-time Champions League winners stamping their mark on the Women’s World Cup opener. With Eugenie Le Sommer’s side-footed opener - her 11th goal in 11 internationals - followed by a Wendie Renard double header giving France a 3-0 first half lead, ...
23:45, 2019-06-07

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
23:15, 2019-07-07

South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women’s Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women’s Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring some shaky moments after opening up a three-stroke lead with three to play to hold off third-round co-leader Celine Boutier. Lee6 was ahead by three after...
01:45, 2019-06-03

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
08:15, 2019-07-11

N. Korea vows to respond to South’s purchase of F-35 jets North Korea has slammed South Korea for purchasing U.S. stealth fighter jets, warning that it will respond by developing unspecified special weapons of its own...
10:15, 2019-07-11

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in Goods....
00:30, 2019-07-10

Samsung's Bixby Marketplace launches in the US and South Korea Bixby may be the forgotten child of virtual assistants, but Samsung is still hoping it can break through and compete with the likes of Siri, Alexa and Cortana. The company has opened its Bixby Marketplace in the US and South Korea, where users can do......
19:45, 2019-07-01

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partners and both U.S. military allies, have been at loggerheads over what constitutes proper contrition a...
17:01, 2019-07-01

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's politics for the past decade....
09:30, 2019-07-15

Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise ANU expert questions if beams came from fishing boats that are part of China’s maritime militiaAustralian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with laser beams from fishing boats suspected of being part of China’s maritime militia during a recent military exercise in the South China Sea.La Trobe Uni...
10:45, 2019-05-29

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit....
09:30, 2019-06-10

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation at sea," the US Seventh Fleet said in a statement....
12:00, 2019-05-23

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive negotiations with North Korea, a senior North Korean diplomat said, as a U.S. envoy was due to hold talks in Seoul ahead of a visit by President Donald Trump....
02:45, 2019-06-28

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure on the United States to salvage nuclear diplomacy between the two nations....
12:15, 2019-06-28

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
12:15, 2019-06-18

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd to produce batteries for electric vehicles....
09:15, 2019-06-13

Trump lands in South Korea ahead of possible meeting with Kim Jong Un President Trump landed just outside Seoul for a meeting with South Korea’s leader — and a possible “quick hello” with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. But if the proposed handshake at the demilitarized zone doesn’t happen, Trump said Saturday he’s OK with that. “Of co...
19:00, 2019-06-29

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit......
21:30, 2019-06-27

Meet the Air Force sergeant who's also a pro-wrestling champ in South Korea US Air Force/Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gregory Gauntt is stationed in South Korea, where he's assigned to the 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron. When he isn't overseeing fuels knowledge operations, Gauntt has another job: heavyweight champion of the Pro Wrestling Society in S...
04:15, 2019-06-18

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
23:30, 2019-07-14

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said....
10:30, 2019-05-22

Life Lessons For South Korea's Octogenarian School Pupils South Korea's rural primary schools are facing falling pupil numbers. Now some are targeting the opposite end of the age spectrum and recruiting elderly illiterate grandmothers to stave off the threat......
08:45, 2019-05-31

Trump feasts on American steak, hamburgers in South Korea South Korean president Moon Jae-in went all out to please President Trump’s meat-and-potatoes palate during his visit to Seoul on Saturday. The official menu for a welcome dinner at the Blue House featured a Trump fave — sirloin steak of US beef — as the main course. And while the appeti...
03:45, 2019-06-30

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect. Seoul’s Unification Ministry on Tuesday said the two other fishermen were sent back to N...
10:00, 2019-06-18

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment, should "not be allowed to serve in sensitive areas in South Korea", newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported....
03:45, 2019-05-23

South Korea's Sei Young Kim wins Marathon Classic Sei Young Kim won the Marathon Classic for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season, making five straight birdies in a mid-round burst and shooting a 6-under 65 for a two-stroke victory over Lexi Thompson       ...
02:45, 2019-07-15

Kim Jong Un Sends Sister With Letter To Break Ice With South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent his sister to the border with South Korea on Wednesday to offer condolences for the death of a former first lady, in the first significant interaction between the......
02:45, 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 2: South Korea Chelsea’s Ji So-yun is the star of the South Korea side which travels to France in the hope of reaching the knockout stagesThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualifi...
18:30, 2019-05-27

South Korea says Japan dispute to hit global companies, U.S. business Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Samsung in the Texas state capital of Austin, a South Korean government source said on Wednesday....
11:15, 2019-07-17

George W. Bush honors former President Roh Moo-hyun in South Korea Former U.S. President George W. Bush was in South Korea on Thursday to pay tribute to his counterpart, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, at an event marking the 10th anniversary of Roh's death....
05:45, 2019-05-24

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
05:45, 2019-05-24

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, as South Korea warned that the row would have global repercussions....
11:15, 2019-07-17

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to help reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers....
06:45, 2019-07-10

Golf: South Korea's Lee6 wins U.S. Women's Open Lee Jeong-eun became the ninth South Korean to win the U.S. Women's Open on Sunday, holding her nerve while her rivals faltered in South Carolina to claim the first $1 million winner's prize in women's golf....
07:15, 2019-06-03

U20 World Cup: Runners-up South Korea feted before fans in Seoul Players and coaches of the South Korean men's under-20 football team were feted in front of fans in the nation's capital Monday for their unexpected run to second place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland....
12:45, 2019-06-17

South Korea to Send the North Food Aid for the First Time in 9 Years South Korea hopes the 50,000 tons of rice will help persuade the North to return to talks on improving inter-Korean ties and ending its nuclear weapons program....
17:45, 2019-06-19

Japan to summon South Korea envoy over World War Two labourer row Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea's ambassador on Friday, his ministry said, in a deepening political and economic row over compensation for Korean forced labourers in the World War Two era....
03:30, 2019-07-19

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator....
20:30, 2019-05-31

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as row deepens Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening row over compensation for Korean forced laborers that has spilled over into their trade in high-tech materials used to make memory chips and screens....
11:15, 2019-07-19

Japan says export curbs for South Korea not in violation of WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten controls on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea is not in violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday....
09:15, 2019-07-02

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month mission here, the Eighth Army said Friday....
19:45, 2019-06-14

North Korea Threatens the South Over Purchase of U.S. Stealth Jets Pyongyang called the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth jet fighters to South Korea an affront to last year’s pledge by the two countries to tone down military tensions on the peninsula, saying it had no choice but to develop arms to counter them....
18:45, 2019-07-11

France v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup opening game, 8pm BST kick-offGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg your thoughts 6.45pm BST These two sides actually met at the 2015 World Cup. France ran out 3-0 winners. 6.43pm BST Before the game there’ll be an openin...
20:00, 2019-06-07

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data showed on Tuesday, adding to the case for the central bank to cut interest rates....
03:30, 2019-06-04

Trump skips Huawei security issue in South Korea South Korean business executives of the country's leading companies may have breathed a collective sigh of relief after meeting U.S. President Donald Trump....
17:30, 2019-06-30

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays....
11:30, 2019-07-13

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Vanderbijlpark operations....
20:45, 2019-06-03

Egypt's Salah fit to face South Africa - team official "Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who missed training with a cold on Thursday, will be fit to face South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 match on Saturday, a team spokesman said."...
17:15, 2019-07-05

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo on Friday for a more than five-hour briefing that drew media attention for its frosty start....
17:00, 2019-07-12

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of many industries that could be transformed by autom...
23:15, 2019-06-06

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as diplomatic row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Tokyo's curbs on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Friday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labor roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
11:30, 2019-07-05

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group....
21:30, 2019-05-24

South Korea leader says Trump-Kim meeting marked 'end of hostile relations' South Korean President Moon Jae In said Tuesday that this weekend's meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was the "start of an era of peace."...
23:45, 2019-07-02

Huawei ban puts South Korea in a familiar place: caught between the U.S. and China Less than a week after Huawei Technologies was blacklisted by the United States, more than a hundred South Korean politicians and business leaders toured the Chinese tech giant's headquarters and its lavish new campus outside Shenzhen....
07:45, 2019-05-29

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over South Koreans who were forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two....
17:45, 2019-07-02

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was open to meeting Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea while on a trip to Seoul this week....
03:15, 2019-06-29

South Korea: Emphasis should be on identifying those responsible for Hungary boat sinking Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Thursday stressed the need to "thoroughly" identify those responsible for last week's boat sinking in Hungary that left 26 South Koreans dead or missing....
15:45, 2019-06-06

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North — but the intruder turned out to be a flock of birds, officials said. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff earlier said radar detected “traces of flight by an unidentified object” over the De...
19:45, 2019-07-01

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
23:15, 2019-07-09

U.S. diplomat says United States won't intervene in Japan-South Korea dispute The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia urged Japan and South Korea to settle a dispute over Japanese export restrictions through dialogue and said the United States did not plan to intervene, NHK reported on Friday....
14:15, 2019-07-12

Watch: South Korea scores brutal own goal at Women's World Cup South Korea fell behind 1-0 to Nigeria after scoring in its own net in the first half of a group stage clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Wednesday in Grenoble, France....
19:15, 2019-06-12

Trump, Kim Jong Un To "Shake Hands For Peace" Today, Says South Korea US President Donald Trump said he was looking forward to his meeting Sunday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean peninsula....
07:15, 2019-06-30

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance in the 1980s, according to Pyongyang's state......
14:45, 2019-07-08

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-06

South Korea demands proof from Japan for accusation of export violations South Korea said on Friday it deeply regrets accusations by some senior Japanese officials that South Korea did not enforce proper export control and Japan must present clear evidence for its assertion....
10:15, 2019-07-12

Trump and Ivanka met K-Pop boy band EXO on a visit to South Korea's presidential palace Kin Cheung/AP President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka arrived at the "blue house," the presidential palace in South Korea, to meet with President Moon Jae-in for a Saturday night state dinner. Upon arriving, Trump and Ivanka were introduced to the K-Pop boy band EXO, who presented the pair with...
00:30, 2019-06-30

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean ever to defect to North Korea has reportedly defected to the communist state in a rare switch of political allegiance.Choe In-guk said he had decided to “permanently...
13:15, 2019-07-08

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
14:30, 2019-07-09

Japan restricts chip smartphone materials exports to South Korea Companies like Samsung will likely be affected by the new export controls, which followed a series of court rulings demanding that Japan pay compensation to victims of forced labor during WWII....
08:45, 2019-07-01

France opens Women’s World Cup by romping past South Korea The French, with President Emmanuel Macron in attendance, demonstrated their capacity and ambition with a 4-0 victory over South Korea to open the sport's signature event....
05:30, 2019-06-08

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, calling the restriction a bid to limit bilateral private trade with a political aim....
10:45, 2019-07-08

South Korea says may retaliate against Japan high-tech export curbs South Korea said on Thursday it may retaliate against Japan's latest export limits on high-tech materials, as a row over forced wartime labor threatened to disrupt global supplies of memory chips and smartphones....
14:00, 2019-07-04

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as dispute escalates Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a worsening dispute over compensation for Korean forced laborers that has spilled over into their trade in high-tech materials used to make memory chips and screens....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Tears of joy as South Korea's water polo team score – but concede 94 Record 64-0 defeat followed by 30-1 loss Memories evoked of Eric ‘The Eel’ MoussambaniSouth Korea’s women’s water polo team lost their first two games at the world championships by an eye-watering aggregate score of 94-1 – but they celebrated their solitary goal as if they had won gold.After sufferi...
05:45, 2019-07-17

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Donald M. Fraser, Lawmaker Who Bared a South Korea Plot, Dies at 95 Mr. Fraser, who later served as mayor of Minneapolis, led House hearings that exposed a bribery conspiracy by South Korean intelligence agents and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon....
19:45, 2019-06-03

UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal Agreement is Britain’s first major trade deal in Asia since the vote to leave the EUThe UK has reached a preliminary trade deal with South Korea to avoid disruption if Britain leaves the EU without an agreement.The two countries have agreed in principle a free trade agreementthat will allow business...
14:00, 2019-06-10

South Koreans get 5G service in 'scariest place' on North Korea border South Korean mobile carrier KT Corp said on Thursday it launched 5G services in one of the world's most heavily armed border zones separating the two Koreas....
18:45, 2019-06-27

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040....
09:15, 2019-06-04

Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threatens global supplies of memory chips and smartphones....
11:45, 2019-07-20

Japan foreign minister to summon South Korea envoy over WW2 laborer row: NHK Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening political and economic row over compensation for Korean forced laborers in the World War Two era, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Record number of South Sudanese face critical lack of food PRAGUE (AP) — A record number of people in South Sudan face a critical lack of food. A new report by the government and the United Nations says almost seven million people, or more than 60% of the population, are at risk. The report released Friday says almost two million people are near starvation ...
11:45, 2019-06-14

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
08:45, 2019-06-01

Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the two U.S. allies....
13:00, 2019-07-01

South Korea mulls ending arcane age system to match rest of world In South Korea a baby is one on the day it is born, and turns two on New Year’s Day, even if it is the very next dayA South Korean MP is attempting to overturn a centuries-old tradition in which every newborn baby turns one on the day they are born and two on the next New Year’s Day.The unusual cust...
22:30, 2019-06-02

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions....
10:15, 2019-07-12

Hungary, South Korea seek thorough probe into fatal Budapest boat accident Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday he had asked for a thorough investigation into a boat accident on the Danube River in Budapest that killed at least seven South Korean tourists this week....
14:15, 2019-05-31

North Korea Hints at More Nuclear Tests Unless U.S. Ends Troop Drills With South Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests....
07:45, 2019-07-17

South Korea cuts growth target as global demand gets hit from US-China trade war South Korea on Wednesday cut this year's economic growth target to what would be a 7-year low as the prolonged U.S.-China tariff war hit global demand, although the revised projections were above the market's estimates....
08:00, 2019-07-03

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to participate in order to promote peace on the peninsula....
00:15, 2019-05-24

US imposes duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally exported to the United States....
08:00, 2019-07-03

Ex-South Korea president ‘unable’ to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent condolences but was unable to pay his respects at the funeral parlor for a former lawmaker who was found dead on Tuesday....
17:01, 2019-07-17

South Korea’s President Calls the Trump-Kim Border Summit the ‘Start of an Era of Peace’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s president on Tuesday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism by many experts that it’s was a just made-for-TV moment that lacked any substance. During the...
11:30, 2019-07-02

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progress on a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays....
16:15, 2019-07-13

South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle....
23:00, 2019-06-21

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
17:15, 2019-06-04

South Korea scrambles fighter jets to engage UFO… which turns out to be a bunch of birds Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several decades you know that tensions have been high on the Korean peninsula. The standoff between North Korea and South Korea has seen its share of dramatic moments, and it looked like another potential confrontation was brewing early this ...
20:00, 2019-07-01

South Korea: Japan's export restrictions could have 'dire consequences' for global economy Japan's export restrictions to South Korea on key materials could have a major global impact on companies and consumers and may lead to dire consequences, a South Korean official said....
17:01, 2019-07-17

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a heated trade dispute with Japan...
05:01, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea as a row over forced wartime labour threatened to disrupt global supplies of South Korean memory chips and smartphones....
10:45, 2019-07-08

South Korea v Norway, Nigeria v France: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from Group A, kick-off 8pm (BST)‘You can feel this surge’: how France caught World Cup feverFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 8.10pm BST Norway are chasing another in quick succession, forcing another corner. Thorisdottir comes up for it again, having been manhandled for the...
21:15, 2019-06-17

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
09:45, 2019-06-10

South Korea's Moon Jae-in welcomes President Donald Trump with banquet US President Donald Trump was welcomed to South Korea by its president and one of its biggest K-pop boy bands on Saturday. Trump met with President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House, where the South Korean leader has his offices and home. (June 29)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-29

Japan-South Korea gloom spurs worries of 'never seen before' chip price spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and Japan drags on....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, prompting condemnation from Seoul....
11:45, 2019-07-01

South Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has imposed a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean unit for irregular trading activities....
13:15, 2019-07-16

South Carolina man found guilty of killing his 5 children could face death penalty The Lexington County jury considered the case for about six hours over two days before returning the five guilty verdicts for murder against Timothy Jones Jr., who showed no reaction....
12:15, 2019-06-05

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:15, 2019-05-27

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in vigilance....
13:30, 2019-06-20

Tears of joy after South Korea score first water polo goal at world championships – video After a humbling 64-0 defeat at the hands of Hungary, South Korea were determined to take something positive out of their meeting with Russia. The hosts got their reward with their first goal at the world championships... but they still lost 30-1. Continue reading......
08:30, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally exported to the United States....
00:15, 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle....
01:15, 2019-06-22

South Korea steelmaker POSCO may push 'green' output with up to $169 million in new funds: executive South Korean steelmaker POSCO may invest up to 200 billion won ($169 million), on top of a previously announced 1 trillion won, to meet tighter environmental rules on production amid a clampdown on pollution, an executive said on Monday....
14:45, 2019-06-03

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as well as declines in the number of customers eating in....
04:00, 2019-07-10

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
13:45, 2019-05-31

TSMC expects 5G to drive earnings, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk Taiwan's TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger second-half even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Korea involving chip-making materials to be a big source of uncertainty....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their political bases....
11:45, 2019-07-12

South Korea 'clearly' called for withdrawal of Japan's export curbs at meeting: Seoul official South Korean trade ministry officials "clearly" called on Japan to drop its export restrictions on the neighboring country at a bilateral meeting on Friday, a Seoul official told Reuters on Saturday, rebutting Tokyo's claims that Seoul did not make such a demand....
14:30, 2019-07-13

The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, North Korean state media said. If confirmed, it would be an unusual case of a South Korean defecting to the impoverished, authoritarian North. The state...
19:45, 2019-07-08

Gold bars found in South Korea airport trash pose legal quandary South Korean authorities are facing a dilemma following the discovery of more than 2 pounds of gold bullion in a trash receptacle at Incheon Airport....
22:45, 2019-06-03

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday....
11:15, 2019-06-30

South Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs South Korea has so far sought to settle the issue through the WTO, but "implementing corresponding measures against Japan cannot be ruled out," Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said on radio....
03:15, 2019-07-04

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous explanation after the two sides sat down for a working-level meeting over Japan's export controls....
10:30, 2019-07-16

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
08:45, 2019-05-23

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting to a dovish footing as the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war bolstered the case for more stimulus....
09:45, 2019-05-31

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by Tokyo, industry executives said....
19:00, 2019-07-08

France vs South Korea and opening ceremony live stream: watch Women's World Cup 2019 from anywhere Mark the date - June 6 2019. When the history books recount the rise of Women's soccer, the start of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup may be seen as a sea change moment. First, there's the spectacle of an opening ceremony to enjoy, and then we move on to the tournament's first mat...
21:15, 2019-06-07

South Korea U18 Squad Apologizes For Pretending To Urinate In Panda Cup Trophy, Enraging Chinese Fans South Korea’s U18 squad was stripped of an international tournament title on Wednesday because of online backlash over photos of the team celebrating with the competition’s trophy in an “indecent” manner....
01:45, 2019-05-31

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
08:45, 2019-07-01

England to face New Zealand in Netball World Cup semi-finals after beating South Africa to top Group G England fired a message to their Netball World Cup rivals with a dominant 58-47 win over fellow title contenders South Africa in their final group game in Liverpool....
02:45, 2019-07-19

South Western Railway strike: Royal Ascot racegoers face travel chaos as five-day walkout gets under way Thousands of racegoers heading to Royal Ascot face travel chaos this week as a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains gets under way....
11:00, 2019-06-17

Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title at Country Club of Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title at Country Club of Charleston. The post Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title at Country Club of Charleston appeared first on LEX18.com....
01:45, 2019-06-03

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of birds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ending a br...
01:15, 2019-07-02

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, top expert picks for Nigeria vs. South Korea The Soccerbot model is up 2,000 percent on its picks and just locked in plays for Wednesday's Women's World Cup match between Nigeria and South Korea....
15:00, 2019-06-12

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White House said Wednesday....
16:15, 2019-05-21

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker, namely that the United States will not accept China’s militarization of man-made islands in the South China Sea and its theft of U.S. technology....
19:45, 2019-06-03

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea. The post China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea appeared ...
07:30, 2019-06-02

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says drills are being held all day Sunday and half a day Tuesday in an area near China’s holdings in the Paracel island group. China claims virtually the...
10:45, 2019-06-02

Nigeria 2-0 South Korea: Superb Asisat Oshoala goal helps Nigeria win A brilliant goal by Asisat Oshoala helps earn Nigeria a first win at the 2019 Women's World Cup - and all but end South Korea's hopes of reaching the knockout stage....
03:45, 2019-06-13

South Korea's Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women's Open South Korea's Jeongeun Lee6 shot 70 to win the U.S. Women's Open by holding off third-round co-leader Celine Boutier on Sunday        ...
03:30, 2019-06-03

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictatorship....
15:45, 2019-07-08

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks on its nuclear programme....
19:00, 2019-06-27

South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone. The post South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone appeared first on LEX1...
10:15, 2019-06-30

World Federation of Exchanges and the International Options Market Association Assemble Exchange and Clearinghouse Leaders at the NASDAQ MarketSite to Discuss Coordination of International Regul NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) - Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) who have gathered this week for the annual International Options Market Association (…...
20:30, 2019-05-22

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
03:45, 2019-06-24

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during a transition period until elections are organized...
01:30, 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
05:15, 2019-07-12

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition. Critics say it would forgive abuses committed by police and pro-government civilian mi...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Amnesty chides Poland over mistreatment of judges Judges who have opposed the "political hijacking" of Poland's judiciary are suffering unfair discrimination, human rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday, adding to European Union pressure on the ruling nationalists....
05:15, 2019-07-04

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
12:30, 2019-06-11

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and o...
18:30, 2019-06-11

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
05:45, 2019-06-11

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by police, but rights groups think the number is much higher....
09:45, 2019-07-08

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in the north of France in a deliberate attempt to discourage their work....
11:45, 2019-06-05

The Latest: Amnesty says migrants’ Libya deaths ‘war crime’ The Latest: A leading rights group is urging the International Criminal Court to order an investigation into an airstrike that hit a migrant detention center near Libya’s capital, killing over 44 people...
18:45, 2019-07-03

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom on Wednesday....
19:45, 2019-06-12

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea....
16:30, 2019-06-30

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave fans another reason to be......
19:45, 2019-07-02

El Salvador wartime parties race clock to pass amnesty law An amnesty bill that critics say aims to whitewash crimes committed during El Salvador's bloody civil war faced an uncertain fate in Congress on Thursday following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and global rights groups....
05:15, 2019-05-24

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
01:00, 2019-06-08

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty JAKARTA – An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty. The Supreme Court last week jailed Baiq Nuril Maknun, a former teacher from the island of Lombok, for six months for breaking a c...
00:30, 2019-07-09

Pakistan: Imran Khan announces tax evasion amnesty scheme The prime minister is seeking to end Pakistan's rampant tax evasion as he secures a major IMF bailout. Only about 2 million tax returns are filed in Pakistan annually....
11:45, 2019-06-10

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s governing body Uefa by saying Azerbaijan must not be allowed to “sportswash its appalling human rig...
14:15, 2019-05-22

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
14:15, 2019-05-29

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty Impunity and unlawful killings are going on unabated in the Philippines, three years into a war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling to investigate, a rights group said on Monday....
11:15, 2019-07-08

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights groups who said it aimed to whitewash crimes committed during a bloody civil war....
07:15, 2019-05-24

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays in Game 5.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-06

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Rodrigo Duterte's drug war is 'large-scale murdering enterprise' says Amnesty New report details systematic killing of poor and calls for UN investigation into crimes against humanityThe president of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte is carrying out a “large-scale murdering enterprise” and should be investigated by the UN for crimes against humanity, according to a new Amnesty ...
08:15, 2019-07-08

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
12:30, 2019-06-07

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later those who were there say there's more work to do....
02:15, 2019-06-28

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
11:30, 2019-05-22

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East A 1,000 extra troops are to be deployed to counter what the US perceives as Iran's threatening behavior. The US also released images it says provide proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
14:30, 2019-06-18

Leaders pay respects to D-Day soldiers in Portsmouth About 300 D-Day veterans will attend a military event in Portsmouth to honor WWII troops who landed in Normandy 75 years ago. US President Donald Trump, Germany's Angela Merkel and other leaders will also pay respects....
12:30, 2019-06-05

A sense of pride: the London LGBT+ pioneers As London prepares for its rainbow-doused celebration of all things LBGT+, Paul Flynn celebrates the capital's fearless, pioneering heroes who got us where we are today...
18:15, 2019-07-04

Gambia sentences former soldiers over coup plot Eight former soldiers were sentenced on Monday for plotting to overthrow Gambia's president Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, the country's Court Martial said....
23:30, 2019-05-27

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70,000 people have been killed....
16:30, 2019-07-16

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
11:00, 2019-05-28

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Fierce Firefight in Afghanistan The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the next round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban....
21:45, 2019-06-27

How sci-fi MMO Destiny’s Sword makes you care about your soldiers Indie developer 2Dogs Games hopes that Destiny's Sword's social mechanics will help players gain a better understanding of mental health issues.Read More...
22:45, 2019-06-06

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they had been treated "unfairly."...
06:00, 2019-05-25

Trump says to consider pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they had been treated "unfairly."...
02:15, 2019-05-25

Trump says he may pardon soldiers accused of war crimes “Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long,” the president said. “You know, we teach them how to be great fighters, and then when they fight, sometimes they get really treated very unfairly.”...
00:15, 2019-05-25

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy invasion....
17:45, 2019-06-05

Trump says will consider pardons for U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" U.S. soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he said would be controversial but justified because he said they had been treated "unfairly."...
20:45, 2019-05-24

Polish city’s first LGBT pride parade disrupted Police in eastern Poland say they detained a number of people who verbally abused and tried to block participants in the first LGBT pride parade held in a city that hosted far-right marches in the past...
18:15, 2019-07-20

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?        ...
23:15, 2019-06-28

Parents against LGBT lessons in school 'being pushed into corner' A man accused of inflaming tensions over relationships classes at a primary school in Birmingham has told Sky News his "people are being pushed into a corner"....
23:30, 2019-05-30

Prosecutor responds to detective supporting LGBT executions KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is reviewing all pending cases investigated by a detective who has said the government should execute gay people. Knox County District Attorney Charme (SHARM’) Allen announced the action Wednesday in a statement after news outlets reported ...
20:15, 2019-06-13

LGBT lessons row: Children 'too young' to learn issues, says MP Four and five year olds are too young to learn about LGBT issues, according to the MP for the area where a primary school is facing daily protests over equality teaching....
11:15, 2019-05-22

Roy Moore says he ‘scares the hell’ out of DC establishment, liberals and LGBT Well, there’s at least one person who thinks Roy Moore can win the 2020 US Senate seat in Alabama — and that’s Roy Moore. “Ever wonder why the mere mention of my name scares the ‘hell’ out of the Washington DC establishment, liberals, and LGBT?” wrote the tw...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Gay librarian's suicide in Myanmar outrages LGBT+ community A gay librarian who was bullied by his colleagues in Yangon posted a final message on Facebook before taking his own life. In his final words, Kyaw Zin Win pleaded not to be reborn in a land of oppressors....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN human rights expert said on Wednesday. ...
00:30, 2019-06-13

Ikea Accused Of "LGBT Indoctrination" By Polish Bishops Polish bishops on Saturday denounced Swedish furniture giant Ikea for what it called "LGBT indoctrination" after an employee was sacked for refusing to take down a homophobic comment he posted on the......
02:45, 2019-07-07

Tunisian LGBT rights advocate 'sticking with' bid for presidency Gay rights activist Mounir Baatour wants to become president in Tunisia — and is putting the fight for LGBT rights at the center of his election campaign. He doesn't have much a chance, but he's determined to fight....
07:30, 2019-07-08

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Ukraine’s capital MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to separate them from opponents. Police said Sunday that nine people were arrested on suspicion of preparing provocations against participants in the Kie...
15:45, 2019-06-23

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department released a proposed regulation that in effect says...
02:15, 2019-05-25

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress NEW YORK (AP) — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgender people in New York City, clashing with police near a bar called the Stonewall Inn, was a vital catalys...
12:30, 2019-06-17

Serbia sentences ex-soldiers for 1991 war crimes in Croatia Serbia’s special war crimes court sentenced eight former Yugoslav Army soldiers and paramilitaries on Thursday to prison terms of between four and eight years for the killings of 28 Croat civilians during the 1991-1995 war....
20:30, 2019-06-20

Whoopi Goldberg tries to link D-Day with immigration, says it's what soldiers 'fought for' "View" host Whoopi Goldberg on Thursday tried tying aid for illegal immigrants to the legacy left by soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy during World War II....
20:00, 2019-06-07

Two Soldiers Die Of Injuries After Attack On Army Vehicle In Pulwama Two soldiers, who were injured on Monday when an army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Monday, have died....
10:45, 2019-06-18

Swastika found at cemetery where WWII soldiers are buried JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A swastika has been found in a Jackson County cemetery where World War II soldiers are buried. Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies has reported the vandalism at the Mount Evergreen Cemetery to the police department. Authorities believe it happened before the weekend, possibly early Frid...
20:00, 2019-06-16

In photos: Soldiers place flags at Arlington for Memorial Day Old Guard U.S. Army soldiers place American flags at the tombstones of the fallen at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on May 23, 2019 in advance of Memorial Day weekend. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited the cemetery as well, to take part in the "Flags In" tra...
22:15, 2019-05-24

Indian soldiers recover bodies of 7 missing mountaineers LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Indian paramilitary soldiers have reached the bodies of seven of eight members from a team of international climbers believed killed on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain, an official said Sunday. An administrator of Uttarakhand state, Vijay Jogdande, said the soldiers ...
21:15, 2019-06-23

Russia says it will give soldiers bomb-carrying drones Never mind using small drones for battlefield recon -- if Russia has its way, they'll be another part of the arsenal. The country's Defense Ministry recently told Izvestia that it's not only outfitting platoons with small drones, but will eventually......
04:30, 2019-07-08

James Ketchum, Who Conducted LSD Experiments on Soldiers, Dies at 87 An Army psychiatrist, he spearheaded a Cold War project to test whether recreational drugs could be used in chemical attacks to disable enemy troops....
00:45, 2019-06-04

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country’s south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others. State news agency SANA quoted an unnamed military official as saying the attacks struck military posit...
07:30, 2019-06-02

2 Turkish soldiers killed in operation against Kurds in Iraq ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says two Turkish soldiers have been killed in northern Iraq in a new operation against Kurdish militants. Turkey’s official Anadolu news agency said Wednesday the soldiers were wounded by an improvised explosive device placed by the Kurdistan Wor...
20:30, 2019-05-29

4 killed, U.S. soldiers wounded in Kabul car bomb attack At least four people were killed and several others were wounded, including U.S. service members, Friday after a car loaded with explosives was detonated in the Afghan capital, authorities said....
12:45, 2019-05-31

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly Rs 1 crore, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said in......
15:01, 2019-07-17

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the 1980s....
13:15, 2019-06-28

LGBT pioneers Sylvia Rivera, Marsha P. Johnson to be honored NEW YORK (AP) — Two pioneering advocates for gay and transgender rights will be celebrated with a public monument in New York City. City officials are announcing Thursday that a monument to Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson will be erected in Greenwich Village. The planned monument is part of an i...
05:30, 2019-05-30

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A colleague and friend of Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina says he has died at age 48. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, says the author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness. Wainaina was one of Africa’s best-known authors and ...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Cologne celebrates Germany's largest LGBT+ pride parade Over 1 million people are expected in Cologne for one of Europe's largest pride parades. With homophobic attacks on the rise in Germany, organizers made it clear that this year's event is pushing for political change....
13:15, 2019-07-07

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New York police department (NYPD) finally apologized for the infamous 1969 raid on the Stonewall gay bar....
03:15, 2019-06-15

Taiwan's marriage law brings frustration and hope for LGBT China Public acceptance is improving, but in some cases Chinese authorities are moving in the other directionIt was a landmark moment for LGBT rights. When Taiwan passed a law allowing same-sex couples to marry, crowds in Taipei erupted into cheers, chanting: “First in Asia”.For those watching from across...
06:45, 2019-07-05

K-Pop Star Sunmi Describes Herself as "LGBT" in Viral Concert Moment Sunmi is opening up to her fans about her life and the "different sides" of herself. While performing at the Q-Factory on Tuesday, June 4, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the......
12:30, 2019-06-05

Pride, film history — What 2019 means for the LGBT community This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots that sparked the gay pride movement. 2019 also marks 100 years since the first movie to deal with homosexuality, which caused an uproar back then....
17:15, 2019-06-28

Four men arrested in attack on two LGBT women who refused to kiss on London bus Melania Geymona, one of the victims, says she shared the gruesome image on Facebook to show how common violence is towards marginalized groups.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-08

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
02:15, 2019-06-03

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nicholas Sparks has apologised for “potentially hurt[ing] young people and members of the LGBTQ community”, after leaked emails showed him banning students f...
16:00, 2019-06-18

Istanbul Police Disperse LGBT Pride March With Tear Gas ISTANBUL — Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish authorities had banned for the fifth year. The rally on a side street to Istanbul’s main pedestrian avenue drew several hundre...
00:15, 2019-07-01

Turkish police disperse banned LGBT march with tear gas ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish authorities had banned for the fifth year. The rally on a side street to Istanbul’s main pedestrian avenue drew several hundred...
19:45, 2019-06-30

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity....
10:15, 2019-07-03

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets of Tbilisi by black-frocked priests and far-right p...
13:00, 2019-06-16

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dead at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya — One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. The Kenyan author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness, Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, to...
03:45, 2019-05-23

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, told The Associated Press the Kenyan author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an il...
14:00, 2019-05-22

Militant attack kills two police, two soldiers in Lebanon's Tripoli A militant attacked a security forces patrol in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and two army soldiers, state news agency NNA said....
02:15, 2019-06-04

In -60 Degrees Siachen, Eggs Don't Break With Hammer: Soldiers Exhibit In a cold, desolate place blasted by icy winds, three men try to defrost frozen eatables - juice boxes, eggs and vegetables - as hard as ice. They smash them with hammers multiple times while talking......
00:30, 2019-06-09

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, many of whom formerly in bondage, who fought to en...
19:45, 2019-06-17

Donald Trump Says He Plans To Pardon Some Soldiers Accused Of War Crimes US President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they......
07:45, 2019-05-25

Cameroonian soldiers accused of killing baby as family flees Army denies involvement in death of four-month old in violence-plagued anglophone regionThe parents of a baby allegedly murdered by Cameroonian soldiers last Monday have gone into hiding, afraid speaking out will make them a target for the authorities.Pictures of the dead four-month-old Martha Neba ...
12:15, 2019-05-27

Soldiers use AI to fire precision grenades, guide drone attacks The Pentagon’s research and technology arm is testing a “breakthrough” AI-enabled technology for dismounted mobile combat units that synthesizes drone feeds, robot sensors, small arms fire detection, and ground-based radar -- to “out cycle” enemy decision-making and attack with success....
23:00, 2019-07-01

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen, sources told Reuters on Sunday....
13:15, 2019-07-07

The Latest: Soldiers drove West Point vehicle that flipped WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal West Point training vehicle accident (all times local): 2:15 p.m. West Point officials say the military training vehicle that overturned, killing one and injuring several, was being driven by a soldier on rough terrain. Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams said d...
22:15, 2019-06-06

CRPF Soldiers Carry Ailing Teen For 8 Km To Their Camp In Chhattisgarh Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel today carried an ill 13-year-old on a cot for 8 kilometres from his village to a camp in Chhattisgarh's Sukma today....
15:15, 2019-06-07

2 Terrorists Shot Dead In J&K; 3 Soldiers, Including Officer, Injured Two terrorists were shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today, the police said. Three soldiers including an officer were also injured in the encounter, the......
11:00, 2019-06-17

Official: Soldiers died by suicide at Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A medical examiner says two soldiers helping secure the Mexico border in Arizona died by suicide. Pima County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Greg Hess said Thursday the soldiers died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Officials say 20-year-old Pfc. Steven Hodges of Menifee, Californi...
00:45, 2019-06-28

2 National Guard soldiers, semi driver injured in collision MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say two Illinois National Guard soldiers in a cargo truck and a man driving a semitrailer were injured when the two vehicles collided on a South Dakota highway. South Dakota Department of Public Safety spokesman Tony Mangan says the crash happened Wednesday morning ...
22:30, 2019-06-19

Hero soldiers stop runaway truck on German autobahn Two German soldiers are being hailed as heroes for averting an autobahn disaster by jumping into action and bringing a truck to a stop after its driver collapsed, according to a report. The soldiers noticed the truck hit the center barrier on the A4 autobahn and continue traveling though a construct...
18:30, 2019-06-13

| WATCH: Tiananmen's key moments: Hope crushed by soldiers and tanks Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing where Chinese troops fired on peaceful protesters, drawing global condemnation....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Militants kill at least 25 Nigerian soldiers, some civilians in ambush: sources Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week....
01:15, 2019-05-26

Fort Shirley, Where A Mutiny Led to Emancipation of the British Slave Soldiers Dominica is one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. Its beauty, however, belies a somewhat violent past when it was often a center of violent conflict.  ...
06:30, 2019-07-16

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
13:00, 2019-05-28

30, Including Soldiers, Trapped As Building Collapses In Himachal's Solan Around thirty people, including many Indian army soldiers, are feared trapped after a multi-storey building collapsed today in Himachal Pradesh's Solan....
15:30, 2019-07-14

D-Day's ingenious tactics in pictures: From inflatable tanks to 'ghost' soldiers Deception played a big part in the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. From dummy tanks and landing craft to the creation of a “ghost army,” these are some of the remarkable tactics that fooled the enemy on D-Day....
16:30, 2019-06-06

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a military source....
04:45, 2019-06-02

Joe Biden’s awkward ‘gay waiter’ remark irks crowd at LGBT event Joe Biden made an awkward reference to a “gay waiter” while speaking at an event hosted by an LGBT rights advocate in Seattle, a report said Sunday. The presidential hopeful was referencing public sentiment on gay rights over the course of his career on Saturday when he made the bonehead...
00:45, 2019-07-01

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
23:15, 2019-06-13

Polish towns denounce LGBT people ahead of European elections SWIDNIK, Poland – Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War II when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland. Now 83, she sees another threat to her country’s survival: lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. “Let children have a fath...
21:00, 2019-05-21

Cracker Barrel bars church event over LGBT execution remarks Cracker Barrel says it won't host an event by a Tennessee church whose pastor was a detective who preached that the government should execute gay people....
19:15, 2019-06-19

LGBT icons Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera to be commemorated with NYC monument Johnson and Rivera, who were prominent in the Stonewall riots, will be honored with a monument in New York's Greenwich Village.        ...
02:15, 2019-05-31

Istanbul's LGBT community holds small rally after march banned Istanbul's gay and transgender community gathered for a small rally that ended with tear gas and rubber bullets on Sunday after their annual march was banned for the fifth consecutive year....
20:30, 2019-06-30

50 years after Stonewall: Yuval Noah Harari on the new threats to LGBT rights With rising homophobia and rapid developments in surveillance, a new era of persecution is all too possible. It is time to unite and actIn 1969, when the New York police raided the Stonewall Inn and encountered unexpected resistance from LGBT protesters, homosexuality was still criminalised in most ...
15:15, 2019-06-22

Taylor Swift Celebrates LGBT Pride at Wango Tango: "We Need to Stand Together" Taylor Swift got political and reaffirmed her support for the LGBT community onstage at the 2019 iHeartRadio Wango Tango show on Saturday, the start of Pride Month. Wearing a pastel......
12:30, 2019-06-03

Judgment, trust, LGBT issues driving millennials from Mormon church Mormon millennials are leaving the church at double the rate of their parents and grandparents, according to a new book that surveys current and former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
20:15, 2019-05-22

'No one can live without love': athlete Dutee Chand, India's LGBT trailblazer Country’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship on freedom, happiness and the backlash to coming out Dutee Chand, India’s fastest sprinter and the nation’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship, doesn’t describe herself as gay. When the word is used during an ...
08:00, 2019-06-10

Labour MP reported to chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protest A Labour MP has been reported to the party's chief whip for telling campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching at a primary school "you're right"....
12:15, 2019-06-09

LGBT asylum-seekers exempt from 'Remain in Mexico' policy and can stay in US Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be returned to Mexico to await decisions by U.S. immigration judges, several U.S. border officials told the Washington Examiner....
13:45, 2019-07-16

CRPF Pays Tribute To Soldiers Killed In Anantnag Terror Attack The Central Reserve Police Force today paid homage to the five soldiers who were killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag on Wednesday. Five CPRF personnel were killed after......
10:45, 2019-06-13

'Game of Thrones: The Last Watch' pays tribute to show's foot soldiers "Game of Thrones: The Last Watch" could easily be dismissed as HBO's way of maximizing its ample investment in the series, a glorified electronic press kit to extend the program's run by one more week. Yet after many viewers spent the final season bashing the show, the two-hour documentary served a ...
16:30, 2019-05-27

Beast from the east: Indian soldiers reckon they've found Yeti footprints Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Iraqi-Canadian receives 26 years for plot to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq A federal judge in New York sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison Tuesday for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq, the Justice Department announced....
14:30, 2019-06-19

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
02:00, 2019-05-24

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers told Reuters....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Trump Uses Soldiers’ Graves as Backdrop for Shit-Talking Fox News Interview President Donald Trump visited Normandy on Thursday, where he read a prepared speech commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day and thrilled cable TV pundits with his ability to say the nice words in the right order....
23:15, 2019-06-06

Canadian citizen gets 26 years after US soldiers killed in Iraq suicide attack “There’s no excuse for even trying to kill American soldiers,” the judge said, adding the sentence “sends a message” to anyone contemplating similar conduct.        ...
12:15, 2019-06-19

A Change to the Tax Code Hurt Fallen Soldiers’ Families. Now a Bipartisan Push Wants to Fix It For many Americans, President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act resulted in lower income and corporate tax rates. But an unintended consequence of the 2017 overhaul was a significant tax hike for families whose loved ones lost their lives while serving as active-duty military members. Gold ...
09:45, 2019-05-27

Exclusive: Overruling his experts, Pompeo keeps Saudis off U.S. child soldiers list Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, according to four people familiar with the matter....
20:45, 2019-06-18

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, soldiers fire in air Thousands of protesters marched toward Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots into the air....
22:45, 2019-06-30

Mike Pompeo Keeps Saudis Off US Child Soldiers List, Overruling Experts US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a US list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been......
05:30, 2019-06-19

‘Every Day Is Memorial Day.’ Mike Pence Honors Fallen Soldiers and Their Families at Arlington (ARLINGTON, Va.) — Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them “every day is Memorial Day.” Pence placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unk...
22:15, 2019-05-27

Lil Nas X’s coming out shows why hiding LGBT life from children won’t work | Caspar Salmon A new wave of gay stars is teaching children about homosexuality – whether some parents like it or notThis weekend I took my kids to a community fete in our north London borough of Haringey, complete with bouncy castle, Turkish dancing, tug-of-war and free curry. After a while the younger children p...
20:45, 2019-07-02

Major companies call on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon , Alphabet Inc's Google , and Bank of America , on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender workers....
18:15, 2019-07-02

Birmingham City Council wins injunction against parents protesting over LGBT lessons Protesters who have been gathering outside a school to demonstrate against the teaching of same-sex relationships have been banned from the area following a court order....
12:30, 2019-06-01

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The court overturned an earlier judgment, s...
13:15, 2019-06-06

Mayor Joins Poland’s Pride Parade Amid Anti-LGBT Campaign WARSAW, Poland — The largest gay pride parade in central and eastern Europe brought thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw on Saturday at a time when Poland’s LGBT rights movement is the target of a government campaign depicting it as a threat. Diplomats from the United States, Can...
20:15, 2019-06-08

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday....
21:15, 2019-05-21

Putin Says "Genius Musician" Elton John Mistaken On Russia LGBT Rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a musical genius....
21:15, 2019-06-29

Putin says 'genius musician' Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a musical genius....
14:30, 2019-06-29

The Lavender Scare: the shocking true story of an anti-LGBT witch hunt In an eye-opening new documentary, director Josh Howard reveals the horrifying state-sanctioned homophobia that once plagued the USWhen Josh Howard began working on his documentary The Lavender Scare, way back in 2009, America was a very different place – not least for its LGBT citizens. Barack Obam...
11:00, 2019-06-18

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles towards videos of kids has decided maybe, just maybe, it doesn’t want to be known for those things anymore. So it’s taking the most obvious step there...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, northern Tennessee.Dawn Moore had a horrible day becaus...
09:45, 2019-05-27

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being held more than six weeks, sparking outrage from LGBT activists....
10:15, 2019-06-04

Sultan of Brunei returns degree from Oxford after proposed LGBT death penalty Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after a global backlash led by celebrities including George Clooney and Elton John for proposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery. Nearly 120,000 people had signed a petition...
19:15, 2019-05-24

3 CRPF Soldiers Killed In Anantnag Terror Attack; 1 Terrorist Shot Dead Three security personnel were injured when a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol team was fired upon by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag....
15:30, 2019-06-12

Exclusive: Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudis on U.S. child soldiers list - sources Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, according to four people familiar with the matter....
19:15, 2019-06-18

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets. The post South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets appeared first...
10:30, 2019-05-30

Marlon Wayans Defends Teenage Daughter And Calls Out "Ignorance" of Anti-LGBT Comments Marlon Wayans is feeling and sharing the love. The 46-year-old praised his daughter Amai Wayans in a moving Instagram post celebrating Pride Month. Wayans posted a picture of Amai sitting......
05:00, 2019-06-04

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
22:00, 2019-05-21

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw children from lessons on LGBT relationships....
19:45, 2019-05-30

Former Democrat turned conservative gay rights activist slams Pride, sues LGBT Center The 42-year-old Harlem hairdresser said the gay community turned its back on him once the former “diehard liberal” — who voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016 — switched to the Republican Party....
02:15, 2019-06-16

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left her scared for her life once more. She and other LG...
19:30, 2019-06-19

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
18:15, 2019-05-21

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate speech and a government campaign depicting it as a threat to families and society. US and other weste...
01:45, 2019-06-09

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act        ...
21:15, 2019-06-01

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journalists who exposed their crimes, Reuters reports. Several sources including two prison officials and two former fellow inmates confirmed to the news agen...
09:45, 2019-05-27

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusation against Riyadh stems from Saudi-led coalition's involvement in Yemen, and Pompeo's actions have fueled criticisms that the Trump administration is...
04:45, 2019-06-20

Taylor Swift gives surprise Pride Month performance at Stonewall Inn, a historic LGBT site in New York Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn Friday night in New York, singing "Shake It Off" with Jesse Tyler Ferguson.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-16

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT ban; UNICEF’s plea for Afghani children; Brazil’s bid to compensate tobacco smokers; Water shortages in Bangladesh...
00:30, 2019-05-25

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighters killed 12 soldiers....
04:45, 2019-06-20

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: "We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans," a top GOP lawmaker said Friday.        ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

Labour MP Roger Godsiff to be 'reminded of MP responsibilities' by chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protesters Labour MP Roger Godsiff will given a dressing down by the party's chief whip and "reminded of his responsibilities as an MP" over his support for campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching....
01:30, 2019-06-10

Iranian Embassy siege hero Robin Horsfall blasts Jeremy Hunt for saying British soldiers and IRA terrorists should be treated 'the same' Jeremy Hunt faced a growing storm today as a hero of the Iranian embassy siege accused him of a "disgraceful" insult to former British soldiers facing prosecution for alleged crimes during the Troubles....
19:30, 2019-06-27

International Day of the Midwife: 5 things you should know Why are midwives important? What impact have they had on mothers’ and babies’ health? As the United Nations celebrates midwives across the world on Sunday, here are five things you should know about the critical role they play in communities....
15:45, 2019-05-21

12 international players available in NBA draft Twelve international players, led by prospective top-10 pick Sekou Doumbouya of Guinea, remained in the NBA draft at the final deadline to withdraw on Tuesday....
05:30, 2019-06-12

International prospect day primer Today is one of my favorite days of the baseball season and it has nothing to do with the major league team. July 2nd is International Signing Day because the window to sign players from other countries opens again with an entirely new crop of players. Typically, the players signed today are teenage...
18:15, 2019-07-02

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO Organisation calls for more funds as 2,512 cases are confirmed in the regionThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization has declared, calling for more funds and support to close it down.The second big...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Bus with international students catches fire A coach bus carrying 20 international students visiting Tufts University caught fire on Route 128 North in Burlington, Massachusetts. Nobody was hurt. (July 11)        ...
11:45, 2019-07-11

Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Generation Men in Black: International will not be the best movie you see this year. There are plot issues, character arcs go unfinished, and the ending felt rushed. But it’s still a campy, cool sci-fi spy thriller—one that coasts on the natural charisma of Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth, who may be one of...
19:45, 2019-06-12

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and global growth....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Sky Harbor International Airport is looking to expand Sky Harbor International Airport is looking to expand. The Phoenix City Council approved the airport’s 20-year plan Tuesday. Sky Harbor officials say they had more than 45-million passengers last year and project more than 70-million passengers by 20-39. The federal aviation administration wil...
10:30, 2019-06-14

There may be life on other planets, but there’s none in Men In Black: International The Men In Black movies are about chemistry as much as they’re about aliens. Beginning with the gruff father/cocky son dynamic between Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in Barry Sonnenfeld’s 1997 original, the series has been powered largely by the interplay between its charismatic leads. Men In Black:...
20:30, 2019-06-12

Africa's Green parties bet on international help In Germany and large parts of Europe, green parties are compounding their electoral successes. Environmental parties in Africa still have a long way to go, but the climate crisis could quicken their ascent....
17:15, 2019-07-15

"You Must Be Stupid": Duterte Says Won't Be Tried By International Court Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international court for mass killings in his war on drugs, and vowed no let-up in a crackdown that he said he was winning......
15:30, 2019-07-17

'You must be stupid': Duterte says he won't be tried by international court Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international court for mass killings in his war on drugs, and vowed no let up in a crackdown that he said he was winning and would see through "to the very end"....
11:15, 2019-07-17

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
07:30, 2019-07-19

Lorraine Kelly explains 'feud' with Esther McVey is 'over her views on LGBT rights' Lorraine Kelly today dismissed claims that Esther McVey had once been promoted over her and slammed her views on LGBT rights as the rift between the pair deepened....
16:30, 2019-06-11

SpiceJet Announces New International Flights, Tickets From Rs 16,700 SpiceJet's ticket offer: Customers can book tickets via airline's official website - spicejet.com, mobile app and through online travel portals and travel agents....
14:30, 2019-07-03

DynCorp International gets $308.6M airfield readiness contract DynCorp International won a $306.6 million contract with the U.S. Air Force for aviation command and control and maintenance services, the Pentagon announced....
20:30, 2019-07-05

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spreading...
15:15, 2019-07-18

NBA Summer League runs end for international invitees The NBA Summer League has demonstrated the competitive challenges facing the host team for the FIBA World Cup in China       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13