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Teenagers hanging out and rapping at Childrens park in the Hongdae area of Seoul, South Korea.

Mar 16, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

Unemployment Rate For South Koreans Under 20 Hits All-Time High

The unemployment rate among South Koreans between the ages of 15 and 19 is higher than ever, according to a new report Wednesday by Statistics Korea, the country's official data agency.

Song Joong-ki attends the KBS2 TV drama 'Descendants of the Sun' press conference at Imperial Palace on Feb. 22 in Seoul, South Korea.

Mar 16, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

'Descendants Of The Sun' Star Song Joong Ki Criticises His Own Performance: 'I've Been Seeing A Lot Of Room For Improvement In My Acting'

Song Joong Ki, the 30-year-old star of Descendants Of The Sun," still wonder if he could have done a better job on the show, which he called "the best screenplay he's ever seen." The show is a huge ratings success.

STELLAR performing in 2015

Mar 16, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

K-Pop Group STELLAR Look To Lose The Suggestive Style They're Known For: 'We Want To Break Away From Our Sexy Image' Hyoeun Says

Ever since their debut as a sextet five years ago, the four-member South Korean girl group STELLAR has turned heads not just for their vocal talent, but their willingness to be daring when it comes to stage attire.

Otto Frederick Warmbier, a 21-year-old economics major from the University Of Virginia, speaks at a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea on Feb. 29

Mar 16, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

North Korean Supreme Court Sentences University Of Virginia Student Otto Warmbier To 15 Years Of Hard Labor For Tearing Down A Sign

North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced 21-year-old University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier to 15 years of hard labor for allegedly ripping a propaganda poster off the wall of a hotel staff room in Pyongyang.

K-pop girl group Red Velvet have pushed the release date of the new EP

Mar 15, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

Red Velvet's Album Release Date For 'The Velvet' Pushed Back 24 Hours 'To Achieve A Higher Degree Of Perfection' Label Says

Fans who spent last night anxiously awaiting the midnight Korea Standard Time release of "The Velvet" the second EP by K-pop girl group Red Velvet were in for a rude shock.

South Korean protesters burn an effigy of North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un during an anti-North Korea rally on Feb. 11 in Seoul, South Korea.

Mar 15, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

Kim Jong Un Promises New Round Of Nuclear Tests, Claims North Korea Has Acquired Outer Space Missile Re-Entry Technology

Kim Jong Un promised a new round of nuclear tests in a report on the state-run KCNA on Tuesday, ramping up claims that his country's military might is far beyond what international experts believe.

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Mar 15, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

Seth Rogan Discusses Edward Norton's 'Sausage Party' Role As A Woody Allen Bagel At SXSW: 'Woody Allen Could Sue Us Probably'

Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg's new animated feature film "Sausage Party," portraying the dark life of food, was the talk of the SXSW music, film and interactive media festival in Austin this week.

Seo Kang Joon attends the press conference for tvN Drama 'Cheese In The Trap' on Dec. 22 in Seoul, South Korea.

Mar 15, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

Seo Kang Joon Reflects On How He Is Similar To His 'Cheese In The Trap' Character: 'I Just Want To Be Honest, Even When I Meet People'

Seo Kang Joon, star of the South Korean television drama "Cheese In The Trap" which aired its final episode on March 1, claims his character Baek In Ho's personality is not that different from his own.

South Korean professional Go player Lee Se-Dol reviews the fourth match against Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo on March 13.

Mar 15, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

Go Champion Lee Sedol Praises The 'Concentration' Of Google's AlphaGo A.I. System Following His 4-1 Tournament Loss

Go champion Lee Sedol may have only won game in his matchup against Google's AlphaGo computer playing system this week, but he refused to admit the game is more skilled than himself or other top players.

Airline passengers wait in line to check in at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea.

Mar 14, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

Incheon International Airport To Get Major Facelift Following New Year's Baggage Handling Complaints

Seven weeks after Incheon Airport came under fire for the mishandling of baggage for customers flying around the Korean New Year, the facility's management has promised a complete overhaul.

Go champion Lee Sedol (right) faces off against AphaGo program.

Mar 14, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

After Falling 3-0 Against Google's Go-Playing Computer Algorithm AlphaGo, Lee Sedol Battles Back

Lee Sedol, world champion of the Chinese abstract strategy board game Go, may have lost his best-of-five tournament against Google's AlphaGo computer algorithm, but he has eliminated the possibility of a sweep.

A European tourism giant considers Busan for a new business opportunity.

Mar 14, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

South Korea's Tourism Industry Encourages More Citizens To Vacation Inside The Country Following Overseas Travel Boom

South Korea's travel agents have a message for local citizens considering traveling abroad--consider supporting tourism in your own country.

Lee Hi

Mar 14, 2016 PM EDT - Jesse L.

Lee Hi Wants A World Tour Like K-Pop Superstars Big Bang And Epik High To Promote Her New Album 'Seoulite'

The 19-year-old South Korean singer Lee Hi doesn't have to look far for role models; they're already either on her record label YG Entertainment or on her new album "Seoulite," released on Wednesday.

Photos of a woman who killed a swan in Macedonia went viral this week.

Mar 08, 2016 PM EST - Jesse L.

Reports On The Bulgarian Woman Who Killed A Swan In Macedonia For A Photo Prompt Outrage Online

An unidentified woman in the Balkan nation of Macedonia, fatally injured a swan over the weekend after pulling it from the water by its wing in order to pose for a photograph.

A convoy of international organizations has made its way to the city of Madaya to provide food for the war-stricken community. (Photo by Abdurahman Sayed / Getty Images)

Jan 13, 2016 AM EST - M.R. Aguilar

Famine Amid Syrian Unrest Is Merely 'The Tip Of An Iceberg,' Amnesty International Director Says

International rights group Amnesty International unveils accounts of people in Syria struggling with famine in the city of Madaya, trying to survive merely on boiled water and leaves.

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