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American arrested in South Korea over alleged attempt to swim to North
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SEOUL, South KoreaSouth Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday. The man was apprehended Tuesday night while ...
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South Korea: US Citizen Tried to Swim Across Han River to the North
Wall Street Journal
The ministry declined to provide further details, but South Korea's Yonhap News Agency quoted an unnamed government source who identified the man as an Arab-American in his late 20s or early 30s. The man told investigators that he "was trying to go to ...

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South Korea Suspects Crashed Drone Sent by North Korea
Wall Street Journal
A crashed drone that was found on South Korea's Baengnyeong Island, in the Yellow Sea, in March. South Korean authorities are now investigating the wreckage of another suspected North Korean drone found near the island Monday. Agence ...

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South Korea to Increase Spending in Effort to Boost Growth
Wall Street Journal
The new budget plan, yet to be approved by parliament, came days after Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan said South Korea's economy is recovering but only at a weak pace and pledged that the government stimulus efforts will continue until they produce ...
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South Korea detains American trying to swim to North Korea
The Straits Times
SEOUL (AFP/REUTERS) - South Korean soldiers have detained a United States citizen who was trying to swim across the river border into rival North Korea, the South's defence ministry said on Wednesday. “A male American citizen was arrested last night ...

South Korea out to end Thailand's sepaktakraw stranglehold
South Korea is the only country from outside Southeast Asia to win gold at the Games, taking the men's circle title in 2002 in Busan, and women's head coach Min Seung-ki said the hosts would not be content with just being on the podium in Incheon.

[Asian Games] Victorious S. Korea clinches spot in men's football
The Korea Herald
South Korea defeated Saudi Arabia 1-0 in the men's Asiad football match on Wednesday to clinch a berth in the round of 16 at the continental competition. Winger Kim Seung-dae scored a lucky goal in the first half that went in off an opposing player and ...
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South Korea arrests American trying to swim to North Korea: report
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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean marines arrested an American man late on Tuesday who had been swimming in a river that flows towards North Korea and said he had been trying to go to the North to meet its leader, Korean media reported. South Korean ...

South Korea Won Falls to Five-Month Low on Fed Outlook
(Corrects spelling of bank's name in fourth paragraph.) South Korea's won weakened to the lowest level since April after the Federal Reserve raised its forecast for U.S. interest rates, boosting the dollar. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index, which tracks ...

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South Korea detains U.S. man who tried to swim across river to North Korea
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SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river to rival North Korea, a South Korean defence official said Wednesday. The man was apprehended Tuesday night while ...

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