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[HERALD INTERVIEW] Nagasaki atom bomb survivor urges denuclearization of world

TOKYO -- More than 70 years later, Terumi Tanaka can still relive the havoc wrought on his hometown Nagasaki, which was flattened by a plutonium bomb unleashed from a United States Army Air Forces pla...

Updated : 2016.09.25 19:42

Foreign ministers of Korea, Germany discuss cooperation on NK nuclear threat

Top diplomats from South Korea and Germany discussed ways to expand cooperation in fighting the growing nuclear threat from North Korea, sharing the view that its latest test is a grave provocation that cannot be tolerated, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.South Korean Foreign Minister ...

Updated : 2016.09.21 10:57

Korea and Mexico progress in strategic partnership

On Sept. 15-16, Mexico celebrated its 206th anniversary of independence, which coincided with Korea’s Chuseok holiday this year. While congratulating the Korean people and government, our country wan...

Updated : 2016.09.18 23:16

Exhibition illuminates secret to happiness in Denmark

A photo exhibition featuring the happy lives of Danes will run on Namido, northeast of Seoul, until Nov. 6. Showing picturesque parts of Copenhagen and people enjoying their time with family, “Happy ...

Updated : 2016.09.18 23:08

Forum ponders constructive path for Korea, Japan

Amid the prolonged rift between Japan and Korea, a group of experts from diverse fields met in early September to probe ways to narrow the fissures and plan a more constructive future. The event, titl...

Updated : 2016.09.18 22:44

National Assembly speaker Chung begins trip to US

South Korea's National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun will leave for the United States on Monday to strengthen cooperation between the legislatures of the two countries in promoting peace on the Kore...

Updated : 2016.09.12 10:46

Marrying technology and tradition in digital world

The Gothic Bead installation is a co-production by the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Canadian Film Center Media Lab and Seneca College with 3-D scanning led by the AGO’s Lisa Ellis and the VR creative ...

Updated : 2016.09.12 00:13

Organic Irish food whets appetite

In Ireland, cows graze on unsoiled grass and feed on preserved hay in winter. Around the island on the western seaboard of Europe, oodles of salmon, crab, lobsters and mussels are netted to be consume...

Updated : 2016.09.11 23:57

Novelist spells out joy and pain of storytelling

Tucked away in his seaside villa on the island of Ibiza off the eastern coast of Spain, Spanish writer Javier Moro toils eight hours a day in front of a computer screen, tortuously weaving words into ...

Updated : 2016.09.11 23:17

Korea, US, Japan discussing trilateral talks of top diplomats this month

South Korea, the United States and Japan are in talks to hold a trilateral meeting of their top diplomats on the sidelines of a United Nations plenary session scheduled for later this month in New York, official sources said Thursday.The trilateral meeting, if held, will bring together Sou...

Updated : 2016.09.08 12:54

Park, Abe hold summit over NK provocations, bilateral issues

President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday called for closer cooperation with Japan in countering North Korea's provocations and bringing about its denuclearization, saying the communist state's evolving nu...

Updated : 2016.09.07 10:27

Park arrives in Laos to attend ASEAN, EAS summits

President Park Geun-hye arrived in Laos on Tuesday to attend a series of summits with the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), where she is expected to call for stronger inte...

Updated : 2016.09.06 12:55

Park, Obama to hold summit amid NK provocations

President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday will hold a summit with her US counterpart Barack Obama in Vientiane to discuss an array of issues, including North Korea's continued provocations, her office Cheong...

Updated : 2016.09.06 09:20

Park, Xi reconfirm differences over THAAD

President Park Geun-hye and her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday reconfirmed their differences over the planned deployment of a US anti-missile system to South Korea, but agreed to strengthen ...

Updated : 2016.09.05 11:10

Park, Xi hold summit amid THAAD row

President Park Geun-hye and her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held a summit in Hangzhou, China, on Monday amid strains in their relations over the planned deployment of a US antimissile system in South Korea.The bilateral talks, the eighth between Park and Xi, were held on the sidelines o...

Updated : 2016.09.05 10:40