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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Sat, December 9, 2023 | 21:28
Koreans divided over Israel-Hamas war
Koreans are divided over the ongoing military conflict between Israel and Palestinian Islamist militant group Hamas, with people expressing differing views on the root cause of Hamas' attack and which side is responsible for the current violence in the Middle East.
South Korea faces growing diplomatic pressure from Israel-Hamas conflict
South Korea is finding itself in a difficult position as the war between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas escalates further. President Yoon Suk Yeol has condemned Hamas' 'indiscriminate' attacks, yet he has not openly expressed support for Israel, in what is viewed as a balancing act amid fears that the ongoing war may expand to a wider Middle East conflict.
KF-21 to make public debut at Seoul air show
The KF-21 Boramae fighter jet will be unveiled to the general public for the first time during next week's Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (ADEX), according to its organizers, Wednesday.
Excavation of Korean War soldiers' remains
Soldiers search for the remains of fallen soldiers from the 1950-53 Korean War on a mountainside in Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province, Wednesday. In its latest excavation operation launched Sept. 11, the Agency for Killed in Action Recovery and Identification under the Ministry of National Defense has discovered the remains of three bodies and partial remains of another. Yonhap
Flu vaccination campaign for elderly kicks off
A woman is vaccinated for influenza at a hospital in eastern Seoul's Gwangjin District, Wednesday, the first day of the national flu vaccination campaign for the elderly, offering free flu shots to people aged 65 and over. Yonhap
192 Koreans return home from war-torn Israel
A man welcomes home his family members arriving from Israel at Incheon International Airport, Wednesday. His family members were among the 192 Korean nationals who returned home amid escalating military conflicts between the Jewish state and Palestinian militant group Hamas. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, approximately 230 Korean nationals remain in Israel, and...
Seoul urged to boost readiness against Hamas-like NK ambush
The recent surprise attack by the Palestinian militant group Hamas on Israel has prompted South Korea to reassess its deterrence strategy against a potential North Korean invasion. Analysts highlighted the need for Seoul to prepare for multi-front attacks by Pyongyang, a tactic used by the Hamas militant group.
Korea makes final push for Busan's World Expo 2030 bid
Prime Minister Han Duck-soo embarked on a week-long trip to four European nations, Sunday, to attend the 2030 Busan Expo Symposium in Paris as Korea makes a last-ditch effort to win its bid to host the World Expo 2030 in Busan.
Will court ruling to lift anti-NK leaflet ban escalate inter-Korean tensions?
The Constitutional Court's recent ruling that a ban on sending anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets to North Korea was unconstitutional has opened the door for activists to start, once again, distributing the flyers without fear of legal consequences.
Seoul urged to pursue two-track approach with Pyongyang
The South Korean government should pursue a dual-track approach with North Korea, local analysts said, stressing the need to combine openness for dialogue with strong deterrence.
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