More than 37.9 million people have tested positive for Covid-19 globally, while over a million have died from the virus. Here are the updates for October 12:
The Quad grouping was heavily promoted by former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe as a bid by the region's major democracies to step up cooperation in the face of an increasingly assertive China.
The move came after North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un issued a rare personal apology for the killing.
South Korea has accused Pyongyang of fatally shooting one of its public servants, who was likely trying to defect, and burning his body after finding him on a floating object in North Korean waters earlier this week.
Seoul says the suspected defector was killed at sea and his body burned as a coronavirus precaution after he was interrogated in the water over several hours.
"Dynamite," the first all-English language single from the seven-member boy band, notches 33.9 million US streams and 300,000 sales in its first week, according to Nielsen Music data.
Warner Bros. new film "Tenet", a clever blockbuster that slips between espionage and science fiction, is being billed as the film of the summer that operators hope will reboot the beleaguered industry amid coronavirus pandemic.
In a long-anticipated bilateral event, the two sides discussing cooperation on fighting covid-19, boosting economic ties and enhancing cultural ties.
Thousands took to the streets in Seoul despite a ban on rallies, with some conservative groups calling for President Moon Jae-in to step down over what they see as policy failures, kowtowing to nuclear-armed North Korea and election corruption.
The coronavirus pandemic has now infected over 21 million people and has killed more than 758,000. Here are the latest updates for August 14:
Most places in South Korea received three to four times more rainfall last week than the average precipitation recorded in the same period in the last 30 years.
The coronavirus pandemic has now infected some 18 million people and has killed more than 693,000. Here are the latest updates for August 3:
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