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Golf: Piercy grabs lead at CJ Cup, as Koepka makes charge

Added: 19.10.2018 8:13 | 13 views | 0 comments

Scott Piercy rolled in a birdie on his last hole to take a one-shot lead at the PGA Tour's CJ Cup in South Korea as fellow American Brooks Koepka soared up the leaderboard during the second round on Friday.

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Pope gets invite to North Korea, indicates will consider it

Added: 19.10.2018 4:50 | 15 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis on Thursday received an invitation to visit North Korea and the pontiff indicated he would consider making what would be a landmark trip to a nation known for severe restrictions on religious practice, according to South Korean officials.

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Vatican Mum On North Korea's Invitation To Pope Francis

Added: 19.10.2018 0:38 | 16 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis received an invitation on Thursday to visit North Korea, a message relayed to him in a private audience at the Vatican with President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, The New York Times reported. Moon, who is Roman Catholic, passed along the verbal invitation from North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un. South Korean officials said the pope had suggested that he would consider a visit if he received an official invitation. The Vatican did not comment on Francis’ reaction to the offer. The possibility of an invitation was raised this month, when Moon suggested that Kim invite the pope to North Korea, said Yoon Young-chan, Moon’s spokesman. The pope has repeatedly expressed a wish for...

South Korean Opposition Criticizes Government For Refusing Yemenis Refugee Status

Added: 18.10.2018 20:32 | 18 views | 0 comments

Progressives criticized the South Korean government as caving into xenophobic rhetoric on Thursday after it rejected a plea for refugee status for nearly 400 asylum seekers who fled from war-torn Yemen to the resort island of Jeju earlier this year, according to the South China Morning Post. Justice Party spokesman Choi Seok said South Korea was allowing public sentiment to influence decisions on crucial human rights issues and accused the government of neglecting its responsibility as a member of the United Nations. “The Yemeni refugees have risked every danger to come to our country, just so that they could survive,” Choi said. “It’s no different from the people of our own country half a...

Pope Francis open to North Korea visit after being invited by Kim Jong-un

Added: 18.10.2018 18:05 | 24 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis has said indicated that he may visit North Korea during a private audience with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, according to Vatican and South Korean officials.

Ease or Squeeze? U.S., Seoul Split Over North Korea Policy

Added: 18.10.2018 15:59 | 8 views | 0 comments

Friction is growing between South Korea and the U.S. over how best to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear program, with Washington maintaining pressure and Seoul seeking to ease sanctions.

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Pope gets invite to North Korea, indicates will consider it

Added: 18.10.2018 15:28 | 3 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis on Thursday received an invitation to visit North Korea and the pontiff indicated that he would consider making what would be a landmark trip to the hermit nation, according to South Korean officials.

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On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

Added: 18.10.2018 12:42 | 11 views | 0 comments

South Korea's president spoke of "heart-warming" moves toward peace on the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, a day before he is expected to relay an invitation to Pope Francis to visit North Korea.

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South Korea's Moon delivers invitation from North Korean for pope to visit

Added: 18.10.2018 12:42 | 13 views | 0 comments

South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Pope Francis on Thursday and the president's office said he had given the pope a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inviting the pontiff to visit.

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Behind the scenes: See a major airline's tech and engine-test facilities

Added: 18.10.2018 12:17 | 35 views | 0 comments

Korean Air, the largest airline in South Korea, is also a major player in the aerospace and defense industry.

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