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South Korea: Country in East Asia
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea.

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Why Ellison Supports Trump [Video]

Why Ellison Supports Trump

Business Insider reports that Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison is supporting President Donald Trump. "I don't think he's the devil — I support him and want him to do well," Ellison said. Ellison and..

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Baseball-starved fans in South Korea welcome livestreamed practice games [Video]

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South Korean professional baseball team LG Twins give their fans online coverage of in-house practice matches played behind closed doors.

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South Korea allows absentee voting in election [Video]

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About 4,000 patients now receiving treatment can cast their ballot by mail or as an early absentee at the upcoming parliamentary elections, South Korean officials said Thursday. Gloria Tso reports.

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World stocks were pinned down on Thursday by the rising death toll from the new coronavirus and deepening economic pain, with another record week of jobless claims expected in the United States. Ciara..

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Angelina Jolie's son Maddox will return to South Korea when coronavirus pandemic 'settles' [Video]

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Angelina Jolie's son Maddox will be heading back to school in South Korea as soon as the coronavirus pandemic has "settled".

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South Korea sees slight decline in new coronavirus cases [Video]

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South Korea has largely contained virus by enlisting the public's support, being transparent and testing.

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New Poll: Biden Vs. Trump [Video]

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Lockdowns shutter Fiat, Renault factories [Video]

Lockdowns shutter Fiat, Renault factories

Lockdowns look set to stymie Fiat's plan to resume production, while Renault says all its plants outside China and South Korea are now shut. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published
Loss of sense of smell and taste potential symptoms of coronavirus [Video]

Loss of sense of smell and taste potential symptoms of coronavirus

Anosmia, the loss of smell; hyposmia, a reduced sense of smell; and dysgeusia, the distortion of the sense of taste could all be linked to COVID-19.

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During Global Pandemic, North Korea Fires Off Ballistic Missile Into The Sea [Video]

During Global Pandemic, North Korea Fires Off Ballistic Missile Into The Sea

The South Korean government says North Korea fired at least one unidentified projectile into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday. According to Reuters, Japan’s Ministry of Defense reporting that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published
Loss Of Smell Or Taste Could Signal Coronavirus [Video]

Loss Of Smell Or Taste Could Signal Coronavirus

Business Insider reports that a sudden loss of smell could be a symptom of coronavirus, even if you don't have any additional symptoms. In South Korea, China, and Italy, about a third of COVID-19..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published
Trump Asks South Korea For Medical Equipment [Video]

Trump Asks South Korea For Medical Equipment

President Donald Trump sent an urgent request to South Korea asking for medical equipment. According to Reuters, Trump promised to help Korean firms gain U.S. government approval. In response, South..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
‘BBC Dad’ who went viral returns to channel with wife and two children [Video]

‘BBC Dad’ who went viral returns to channel with wife and two children

A family that went viral on social media after two young children interrupted a live interview on the BBC have returned to the channel. Professor Robert E Kelly was appearing on the news channel in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:37Published
$2 tln U.S. stimulus fails to lift global stocks [Video]

$2 tln U.S. stimulus fails to lift global stocks

The U.S. has a $2 trillion stimulus package, but that wasn't enough to lift global stock markets Thursday. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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South Korea 'sextortion': 'Telegram' case suspect identified [Video]

South Korea 'sextortion': 'Telegram' case suspect identified

South Korean police took the unusual step of publicly identifying the 24-year-old accused leader of an online sexual blackmail ring after the case led to a national outcry.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published
Stocks rebound on hopes for massive global stimulus [Video]

Stocks rebound on hopes for massive global stimulus

Stocks in Asia and Europe gained Tuesday after the Federal Reserve promised unlimited supplies of dollars. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published
IOC faces boycotts if Tokyo 2020 is not postponed - Global Athlete [Video]

IOC faces boycotts if Tokyo 2020 is not postponed - Global Athlete

The International Olympic Committee needs to postpone the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics now according to the competitor-led movement Global Athlete.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:45Published
North Korea suspected missile test slammed as 'very inappropriate' [Video]

North Korea suspected missile test slammed as 'very inappropriate'

North Korea fires two suspected missiles prompting South Korea to call on its neighbour to halt military actions immediatelyView on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:35Published
Priest hears drive-through confessions amid coronavirus [Video]

Priest hears drive-through confessions amid coronavirus

Devout Catholics in Bowie, Maryland won't have to surrender their place of worship, despite local guidance for social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak. Thanks to Father Scott Holmer's quick..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published
Volunteers in South Korea bid to help by making face masks [Video]

Volunteers in South Korea bid to help by making face masks

It comes amid a shortage in some parts of the country.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Coronavirus: South Korea, Japan and China hold video conference [Video]

Coronavirus: South Korea, Japan and China hold video conference

Diplomatic tensions have been put aside for now as South Korea, China and Japan pledge greater cooperation to fight the pandemic.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:53Published
Global markets bounce after a trying week [Video]

Global markets bounce after a trying week

Stock markets rebounded from some of their recent huge losses on Friday, pulling further away from three-year lows as central banks and governments pledged masses of cash to reduce the economic impact..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published
Looking good behind a mask: Virus fashion evolves [Video]

Looking good behind a mask: Virus fashion evolves

From tutorials on how to wear makeup with a face mask, to hats that incorporate a protective plastic face shield, South Koreans are turning innovative to make sure the coronavirus outbreak doesn't..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published
BTS fans keep their passion alive amid coronavirus [Video]

BTS fans keep their passion alive amid coronavirus

Fans of K-pop superstars BTS are still finding ways to celebrate the group's recent comeback despite concert cancellations due to the global coronavirus outbreak. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:49Published

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