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S Korea's Park leads presidential race
Park Geun-hye could become the country's first female leader as early results give her 52.5 per cent of the vote.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2012 14:28 GMT
South Korean banned for Olympic protest
Footballer Park Jong-woo banned for two games after inflaming diplomatic row with Japan at football tournament.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2012 15:40 GMT
Presidential campaign kicks off in S Korea
Daughter of former military strongman Park Chung-hee faces off with a son of a North Korean refugee.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2012 12:35 GMT
South Korea blocks leaflets campaign
Officers stopped activists from sending balloons filled with leaflets over the border, after threats from North Korea.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2012 05:30 GMT
US and S Korea announce new missile deal
Landmark agreement allows Seoul to boost missile range to up to 800 km to counter threat from North Korea.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2012 17:52 GMT
East Asia's patriots and populists
Japan and S Korea should establish a precedent that offers the best path to resolve the great sovereignty questions.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2012 10:04 GMT
Korean propaganda soars with balloons
Helium balloons carry millions of messages of hope and hate across Korea's heavily guarded Demilitarized Zone each year.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2012 07:14 GMT
South Korea's Park nominated for presidency
Park Geun-hye, daughter of assassinated president, becomes first woman chosen as a major party's presidential candidate.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2012 20:47 GMT
Japanese activists arrive at disputed islands
Twenty boats made the journey despite China anger, days after Japan deported pro-China activists from the archipelago.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2012 00:43 GMT
China demands Japan stop disputed island trip
Beijing tells Tokyo to stop "harming" its territorial sovereignty in dispute over archipelago in East China Sea.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 10:02 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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