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Exhibition shows life of N Korean street kids
Exhibition in Seoul highlights suffering endured by homeless children who often have to beg and steal to survive.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2014 20:04 GMT
Japan to ease army ban on fighting overseas
Major policy shift from post-World War II pacifism has alarmed regional rival China.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 08:58 GMT
South Korea captures killer soldier
Army says soldier who killed five of his comrades three days ago is now in hospital after shooting himself.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2014 19:30 GMT
Japan cracks down on child pornography
Japan passes new law, which carries a maximum jail term of one year, criminalising possession of child pornography.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 03:28 GMT
S Korea hunts for ferry disaster fugitive
About 4,000 officers search for billionaire Yoo Byung-eun, the owner of a ferry which sank in April, killing 300.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 20:52 GMT
South Korea ferry trial set to begin
Captain Lee Joon Seok faces death penalty if convicted over the April disaster in which 300 people died.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2014 17:06 GMT
Samsung hears ex-staff over health concerns
Electronics giant has never admitted to work-related illnesses and deaths but apologised for mishandling complaints.
Last updated: 28 May 2014 15:28 GMT
Political divide reflected in Korean language
Decades of isolation mean more than half the words commonly used in North Korea differ from those used in the South.
Last updated: 11 May 2014 06:05 GMT
Captain apologises for S Korea ferry disaster
Statement comes as hunt for hundreds of missing passengers continues and president meets families of victims.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 00:03 GMT
Hundreds missing after South Korea ship sinks
At least four people dead and another 55 injured after ferry carrying 459 people capsizes off country's southern coast.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2014 18:44 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Can Nigerian youth destroy Boko Haram's caliphate?
Daniel E Agbiboa
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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