SEOUL, July 19: As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves.

I was groomed and socialized in such a way that the only mission in life was becoming a doctor. “What do you want to be in the future?” used to be the most common question asked to those 2nd graders who were not even ready to tie their own shoelaces.

I was groomed and socialized in such a way that the only mission in my life was to become a doctor. “What do you want to be in the future?” used to be the most common question asked to those second graders who were not even ready to tie their own shoelaces.

LONDON, July 25: The IDF claims it shot down a Syrian Sukhoi warplane that violated its airspace on Tuesday, a charge Damascus denies. Former UK Ambassador to Syria Peter Ford joined Loud & Clear to discuss. A communication line was used to prevent the possibility of shooting down a Russian-operated aircraft. While operated by the Syrian Army, the aircraft was Russian-made.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae said that Nepal has been a very challenging and complex assignment for every Indian diplomat.

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug 17: A senior North Korean diplomat based in London has defected to South Korea, becoming one of the highest-level officials to do so, South Korea said Wednesday.

SEOUL, July 11: North Korea said Monday it will end a diplomatic communication channel with the United States and hinted at harsher punishment for Americans detained in the country in retaliation for U.S. sanctions that target leader Kim Jong Un.