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Kim Jong Un apologizes over shooting death of S. KoreanSeoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologized Friday over the killing of a South Korea official near the rivals’ disputed sea boundary, saying he’s very sorry about the incident he called..
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Kim Jong-un 'apologises for killing South Korean official'Seoul said the man was shot dead and set alight while allegedly trying to defect to the North.
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Asian shares mixed as worries percolate over pandemicMarkets were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook. Stocks slipped in Japan and Hong Kong but rose in Seoul and..
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Samsung heir indicted over controversial 2015 mergerSeoul: South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday indicted Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong on charges of stock price manipulation and other financial crimes, setting up what could be a protracted legal battle to..
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