Posts Tagged ‘South Korea’

Philippine President might send frigate to off Libya’s waters to save abducted nationals

  • 4 August 2018 - 13:05
Philippine President might send frigate to off Libya’s waters to save abducted nationals

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he might send the navy’s most modern frigate to waters off Libya in a bid to “save” three Filipinos and a South Korean kidnapped last month from a water plant in the north African country. South Korea has redirected a vessel taking part...

South Korea sends warship to rescue abducted national in Libya

  • 2 August 2018 - 22:11
South Korea sends warship to rescue abducted national in Libya

South Korea  said Thursday it had deployed a warship to Libya in an apparent show of force to secure the release of a South Korean national kidnapped along with three Filipinos in the North African country. The 4,000-tonne vessel, Munmu the Great, which takes part in anti-piracy operations in...

Germany knocked out of World Cup 2018 in first round

  • 27 June 2018 - 19:58
Germany knocked out of World Cup 2018 in first round

Holders Germany crashed out of the World Cup at the group stage on Wednesday in one of the biggest shocks in the tournament's history - failing to make it past the opening round for the first time since 1938. The four-time winners came to Russia as one of the favourites but became the...

South Korean President impeached over corruption scandal

  • 10 March 2017 - 16:53
South Korean President impeached over corruption scandal

BBC - South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has become the country's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. Judges unanimously upheld parliament's decision to impeach Ms Park over her role in a corruption scandal involving her close friend, Choi Soon-sil. She now...