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Global efforts key to nuke security
Mar 09, 2012
This is the sixth of a series of interviews with ambassadors from countries participating in the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit on March 26 and 27. 6. Konstantin Vnukov, Russian Ambassador Russia said it believes international cooperation is crucial to contain existing threats t...

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The Kimchi Fighter becomes UFC champion
Mar 08, 2012
Benson Henderson recently made a short visit to Korea with his mother (Photo: Yonhap News). American UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) fighter Benson Henderson, known as the "Kimchi Fighter," has taken first place in the lightweight division of the World MMA Rankings releas...

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Britain sees info security as priority at nuke summit
Mar 07, 2012
*This is the fifth of a series of interviews with ambassadors from countries participating in the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit on March 26 and 27. 5. Scot Wightman, British Ambassador Great Britain is taking aim at information security, in addition to safeguarding the world’s ...

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Michael Elliott, Master of the Korean Language
Mar 05, 2012
The Korean language is receiving growing attention on the international stage. This is evident in the increasing number of Korean educational institutions and the growing number of registrants for Korean language proficiency tests. Foreign residents in Korea are no exception. Dom...

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Security comes with reduction of nukes
Mar 05, 2012
*This is the fourth of a series of interviews with ambassadors from countries participating in the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit slated for March 26-27. 4. Hilton A. Dennis, South African ambassador South Africa acknowledges the significance of the upcoming nuclear security...

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'Chernobyl' guides Ukraine at Summit
Mar 05, 2012
*This is the thrid of a series of interviews with ambassadors from countries participating in the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit slated for March 26-27. 3. Vasyl Marmazov, Ukrainian envoy Reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant blew up on April 26, 1986, spewing ...

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[Contribution] Warm Koreans, cool Korea
Mar 05, 2012
As I watch the rain fall outside my window, I am reminded of the first time I came to Korea. After arriving, the first food I ate was bibimbap.I had often heard of the dish while in China, but it was my first taste of an authentic Korean rendition. It was so interesting to me to ...

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Civilian and peaceful nuclear energy an 'unalienable ri...
Feb 28, 2012
*This is the second of a series of interviews with ambassadors from countries participating in the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit slated for March 26-27.2. Mohamed El Zorkany, Egyptian Ambassador Egypt believes the international community should make “no obstacle whatsoever that...

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[Contribution] Tradition and modernity, side by side
Feb 27, 2012
For many Germans, Korea holds a unique fascination. Products with the Samsung, LG, Hyundai, and Kia names can be found everywhere in Germany, despite the country’s robust domestic science and technology sector. The fact that Korea, a relatively small country, has been able to dev...

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Germany sees no place for nukes in 21st century
Feb 23, 2012
*This is the first in a series of interviews with envoys of countries participating in the Nuclear Security Summit slated for March 26-27 in Seoul.1. Hans-Ulrich Seidt, German Ambassador  Germany believes nuclear energy is a “high risk” 20th-century source of energy and that...