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South Korea's President: 'I Am Sorry'

AP | Posted 04.29.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president has apologized to the public for the government's poor initial response to a ferry sinking that ha...

South Korea's New President Promises Era of 'Trustpolitik'

Tom Nagorski | Posted 04.29.2013 | World
Tom Nagorski

Vowing to usher in a fresh economic "miracle" and "an era of harmonious unification" on the Korean Peninsula, Park Geun-hye took the oath of office yesterday, becoming South Korea's 11th president and the first woman to hold the office.

South Korea's New President May Be Female, But She's No Women's Rights Crusader

Vishakha N. Desai | Posted 02.19.2013 | World
Vishakha N. Desai

In her campaign, Park Geun-hye used three words: Ready, Female, President.

Kim Dae-jung, Ex-South Korean President Who Fought Against Military Dictatorships, Dies At 85

AP | KWANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Former President Kim Dae-jung, who spent years as a dissident under South Korea's military dictatorship and later won the No...

South Korea President Arrives In U.S.; Meets With Obama Tuesday

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has arrived for talks with President Barack Obama that will be dominated by a nuclear standoff...