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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 sharing a land border with North Korea. 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. Its capital, Seoul, is a major global city and half of South Korea's over 51 million people live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fourth largest metropolitan economy in the world.

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The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have been stalled..
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday he is open to holding a summit with Japan during the G20 meeting this week but the decision rests with Prime..
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the kingdom's delegation to the G20 summit in..
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U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he travels to South Korea over the weekend after attending a summit of..
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U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for talks aimed..
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U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this week to discuss ways to revive nuclear talks with North Korea, the South's presidential Blue House said..
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman plans to visit South Korea this week as the two countries seek to bolster economic ties, officials in Seoul said on..
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The White House confirmed on Sunday that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, days before the U.S. president leaves for a..
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South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the..
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North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special..
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North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special..
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South Korea said on Wednesday it had proposed a joint fund with Japan to compensate South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during World War Two, but..
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South Korea said on Wednesday it proposed a joint fund with Japan to compensate South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during World War Two.
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South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to U.N. aid programs in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that..
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