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UN chief denies speculation ㅡ for now
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday disavowed recent news reports that he has indirectly expressed interest in running for president of South Korea.
PODCAST: Future of Hong Kong protests, NK hogs headlines, and more
On the latest episode of the Asia News Weekly podcast on The Korea Times, host Steve Miller provides the latest updates on the Hong Kong protests and the situation surrounding North Korea.
US to work with Security Council to refer N. Korea to criminal court
The United States will work with the U.N. Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for its human rights violations, the State Department spokeswoman said Thursday.
Loose part falls from Lotte World Mall balcony, injures man
A man was injured at the newly-opened Lotte World Mall in southern Seoul, Thursday, when part of a glass railing system on the second floor dislodged and fell, striking him on the head.
North rejects Seoul's offer of talks this week
North Korea on Wednesday spurned South Korea's offer of high-level talks this week, casting a pall again over tumultuous bilateral ties.
Under pressure: NK human rights come into spotlight
Pyongyang has been on the defensive over a U.N. human rights report. In a special podcast, Steve Miller talks with activist Joanna Hosaniak about holding the regime accountable for its actions.
One more body recovered from sunken ferry Sewol
One more body was recovered from the sunken passenger ferry Sewol on Tuesday after more than three months of no progress in the search for those still missing, officials said.
N. Korea threatens to reconsider high-level talks
North Korea's powerful National Defense Commission said it is being forced to reconsider a deal with South Korea to resume high-level talks due to the continued spread of propaganda leaflets across the border, the South's unification ministry said Monday.
Mo'ne Davis throws out strike at World Series
Mo’ne Davis, the 13-year-old girl whose pitching dazzled the United States during the Little League World Series, threw out the first pitch before Game 4 of the World Series in San Francisco, San Francisco.
Stuffed toy that looks like Ebola becomes popular
U.S. President Barack Obama tried to allay public fears over Ebola by giving a survivor a hug at the White House. Could a stuffed toy in the shaped like the deadly virus also help calm jitters?