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25 best foods for summer
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25 best foods for summer

Hurry up and read this story before it melts all over your hands!
South Korean president apologizes for response to ferry sinking

South Korean president apologizes for response to ferry sinking

Park Geun-hye admitted "insufficiency in efforts" to prevent the Sewol ferry tragedy
Cell phone video captures uncertainty on Korean ferry

Cell phone video captures uncertainty on Korean ferry

Officials recover the confused and desperate final moments from one teenage victim's phone
South Korea's No. 1 national treasure reopens after five years
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South Korea's No. 1 national treasure reopens after five years

Seoul's 600-year-old Great Southern Gate burned to the ground in an arson attack. A $23 million makeover has brought it back to life
Psy named South Korea tourism ambassador
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Psy named South Korea tourism ambassador

He made the district of Gangnam the hottest keyword last year. Can he do the same for the rest of the country?
Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

After seven misisons and half the targeted area scanned, no signs of the Malaysia Airlines jet
First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

Reports emerge that a boy dialled emergency services to say "Help us. The boat is sinking" three minutes before the crew made a distress call
Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Last month, 50 foreign photographers living in South Korea shared their favorite pictures of the country in an exhibition in Seoul. Here are the best
Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

A South Korean ship, with around 450 passengers on board, is sinking off the country's southwest coast
Crew change: Asiana flight attendants win fight against 'skirts-only' rule
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Crew change: Asiana flight attendants win fight against 'skirts-only' rule

Skirts-only uniform ruled discriminatory by South Korean human rights commission
Complete Korean cosmetics shopping guide
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Complete Korean cosmetics shopping guide

The most coveted souvenirs from the land obsessed with snail guts, vibrating foundation ... and beauty