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Samsung Electronics profit dips as phone sales fall

Samsung, the world's biggest maker of memory chips, has weathered a series of setbacks, including an embarrassing global recall of its Galaxy Note 7

Kim Jong-Un has vowed North Korea will mass-produce nukes and missiles

​He reiterated his claims that the North was a nuclear state and insisted its expansion of the weapons programme was a defensive measure.

Winter Games not on ice just yet

US and North Korea and a Russian doping ban haven’t dampened spirits or ticket sales

Bodies spotted in capsized South Korean ferry

The arrested captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board has defended his decision to delay its evacuation.

Korean talks collapse after North’s walkout

Military talks aimed at easing high tensions between North and South Korea collapsed on Wednesday.

Two Koreas at odds in first talks since attack

North and South Korea on Tuesday haggled over how to ease tensions in their first talks since the North's shelling of a South Korean island last year.

N Korea calls for ‘unconditional’ talks with South

North Korea proposed "unconditional and early" talks with the South on Wednesday to mend battered cross-border ties.

North Korea threatens Seoul as tempers flare

North Korea vowed on Thursday to attack any South Korean ships that violate their disputed border.

North Korea fires artillery for second day

North Korea fired artillery shells into the sea near its tense disputed border with South Korea for a second day on Thursday.

North Korea says it’s reactivated nuclear programme

North Korea said on Saturday it has started reprocessing spent fuel rods to make weapons-grade plutonium,

Cancer-sniffing dog being cloned in South Korea

A Japanese centre which says it has trained a dog to sniff out human cancer cells is cloning the animal in South Korea, a Seoul bio-technology company and the dog's owner said on Wednesday. Cloned foetuses from the black labrador retriever named Marine were last month implanted into a surrogate mother dog.

N Korea cuts contacts with South as tensions escalate

North Korea announced on Thursday it was suspending all dialogue with South Korea after failing to win an apology for remarks by a Seoul general, its toughest action in a week of growing cross-border tensions. The communist state's Korean Central News Agency blamed Seoul for the North's decision to suspend dialogue and contacts.

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