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South Korea

Republic in East Asia

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South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying to the east of the Asian mainland. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia, under Gwanggaeto the Great. South Korea lies in the north temperate zone and has a predominantly mountainous terrain. It comprises an estimated 51.4 million residents distributed over 100,363ย km2 (38,750ย sqย mi). Its capital and largest city is Seoul, with a population of around 10 million.

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It is premature to say whether recent activity at some of North Korea's rocket facilities involved preparation for a missile launch, South Korea's defence..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

It is too soon to tell if recent activity at some of North Korea's rocket facilities is preparation for a missile launch, South Korea's defense minister told a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Police in South Korea questioned two K-pop stars and two other singers resigned on Thursday, as accusations of sex tapes, prostitutes and secret chat about rape..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

K-pop star Jung Joon-young is alleged to have secretly filmed himself having sex with about 10 women and sharing the footage with friends via a messaging app.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

South Korea police are due to question two K-pop stars on Thursday over allegations of sex tapes, secret chat about rape, and deals facilitated by prostitutes,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The United States should seek the gradual denuclearisation of North Korea because an "all-or-nothing" strategy will not help break an impasse in talks, a special..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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