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2006-02-20 08:50:21

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean man claimed he is the biological father of American Toby Dawson, who took bronze in the men's freestyle skiing moguls at the Turin Winter Olympics, South Korean media reported on Monday. Kim Jae-su, 52, claimed Dawson bears a strong resemblance to his son, Bong-suk, who went missing in 1981 in a busy market street in the South Korean port city of Pusan, Yonhap News said. "(Dawson) just looks like him," Kim told local broadcaster YTN. "I could tell...

2006-02-20 09:55:07

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean man says he is the biological father of American Toby Dawson, who took bronze in the men's freestyle skiing moguls at the Turin Winter Olympics, South Korean media reported on Monday. Kim Jae-su, 52, said Dawson bears a strong resemblance to his son, Bong-suk, who went missing in 1981 in a busy market street in the South Korean port city of Pusan, Yonhap News said. "(Dawson) just looks like him," Kim told local broadcaster YTN. "I could tell right...

2006-02-07 23:41:27

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors questioned a medical researcher on Wednesday whose charges of fraud in the work of Hwang Woo-suk turned the tide of public opinion against the once-revered and now disgraced stem-cell scientist. Prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into Hwang's team on suspicion they misused state funds and violated the country's bioethics law. Hwang's team intentionally fabricated key data in two papers once hailed as landmark studies in human...

2005-11-01 03:28:54

By Jack Kim and Lee Jin-joo SEOUL (Reuters) - A commercial truck carrying missile parts exploded inside a South Korean highway tunnel on Tuesday, YTN television and South Korean defense officials said. The truck was in a four-vehicle convoy when its brakes failed on a highway linking the southern city of Taegu with Masan, just west of Pusan where a summit meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum is taking place later this month. No casualties were reported, the Air...

2005-11-01 02:12:01

SEOUL (Reuters) - A military truck carrying missile parts exploded inside a South Korean highway tunnel on Tuesday, YTN television reported. The truck was in a four-vehicle convoy when its brakes failed on a highway linking the southern city of Taegu and Masan, just west of Pusan where a summit meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum is scheduled to be held later this month. No casualties were reported, YTN said. A police officer said by telephone there were reports...

2005-10-24 08:18:07

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Monday it would take part in a new round of six-party talks over its nuclear weapons programs in early November as agreed in September, Seoul's Yonhap news agency reported. North Korea's official KCNA news agency quoted a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying Pyongyang would attend the fifth round of talks, which also involve South Korea, the United States, China, Russia and Japan. It gave no more details, Yonhap said.

2005-09-04 12:01:43

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea criticised the South on Sunday for conducting annual war games with the United States and said the two allies would be held responsible for problems that may affect six-country nuclear talks. South Korea and the United States assess defense readiness against possible North Korean attack in computer-simulated drills called Ulchi Focus Lens each year. The drills began this year on August 22 and ended on Friday. "The South Korean authorities will together...


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