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Korean football club gets record fine over sex dolls in stands

2020-05-21 16:23

South Korea's FC Seoul has been fined a record 100 million won for using sex dolls to fill seats at a match held behind closed doors,

South Korean football league to investigate 'sex doll' row

2020-05-20 10:24

A top South Korean football club accused of using sex dolls to fill empty seats in its stands will face disciplinary proceedings, K-league officials said.

Covid-19 wrap | EU recovery initiative, Japan recession, coronavirus probe gains momentum

2020-05-18 11:59

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis.

Covid-19 wrap: France daily toll rises, Boris Johnson under pressure and Twitter flags misinformation

2020-05-12 10:24

France has reported 263 more deaths from the coronavirus, a sharp increase on previous days as the country marked the first easing of an almost two-month lockdown.

Covid-19 wrap: Virus resurges in South Korea and China, record infections in Russia spur Putin to act

2020-05-11 14:04

South Korea has announced its highest number of new coronavirus cases in more than a month, driven by a cluster in a Seoul nightlife district that emerged just as the country loosens restrictions.

North and South Korea exchange gunfire at border: Seoul

2020-05-03 08:27

North Korea fired multiple gunshots toward the South in the Demilitarised Zone dividing the peninsula, prompting South Korean troops to fire back, Seoul's military has announced.

North Korean leader 'Kim Jong Un is alive and well' - South Korea top security adviser

2020-04-27 10:57

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is 'alive and well', a top security adviser to the South's President Moon Jae-in said, downplaying rumours over Kim's health following his absence from a key anniversary.

ANALYSIS | Covid-19: Where are we? The clock is ticking and failure is not an option

2020-04-03 06:00

To put it in a nutshell, therefore, government has two weeks to define a post-lockdown strategy that works. What this requires is a full-scale prevention strategy, at whatever cost, which is able to co-exist with a re-opening of the economy, writes Alex van den Heever.


Covid-19 wrap: Global death toll passes 290 000, 113-year-old woman survives virus and Brazil deaths spike

2020-05-13 10:30

The coronavirus pandemic has now claimed more than 290 000 lives worldwide, according to an AFP tally.

White House staff wear masks | UK school decision slammed: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2020-05-12 08:33

Trump requires White House staff to wear face masks | UK government decision to open schools 'premature and reckless', says head of teachers' union; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

'Enemies remain enemies': N Korea hits out at South, lauds China

2020-05-08 10:52

North lashed out at neighbour for holding military exercises, as Kim Jong Un sent message of praise to Xi Jinping.

Covid-19 wrap | Trump to take coronavirus 'victory lap', South Korea to ease social distancing rules, and European leaders push vaccine financing

2020-05-03 13:55

Keeping you up to date on the latest novel coronavirus (Covid-19) news from around the world.

South Korea reports no new local cases of coronavirus

2020-04-30 10:37

Health authorities in South Korea have reported there were no new domestic cases of the coronavirus disease, the first time the country has recorded zero new cases since its outbreak began.

US stops WHO payments | South Korea votes: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2020-04-15 06:54

Trump halts US payments to WHO | South Koreans vote in parliamentary election under tight coronavirus controls; here are the top world news videos. WATCH.

South Korea reports fewer than 150 new coronavirus cases

2020-03-10 10:21

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has noted his country's "slowing trend" but warned: "We should not be complacent at all."

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