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  • Jackie Robinson West falls 8-4 in Little League final

    Jackie Robinson West's rally falls short in final
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — In the end, the scoreboard said Seoul defeated soul and heart and determination that was Jackie Robinson West. History will say it was 8-4 in favor of the Little League Baseball World Series champions from South Korea....
  • Jackie Robinson West takes aim at history

    Jackie Robinson West takes aim at history
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Jackie Robinson West will look to make history its story Sunday when it faces Seoul, South Korea for the Little League Baseball World Series championship (2 p.m., ABC). No all-African-American team ever has won the world...
  • Pope's South Korea visit highlights Vatican's growing focus on Asia

    Pope Francis arrived in South Korea on Thursday on his first visit to Asia as pontiff, a sign of the growing importance the church is placing on the continent, where Roman Catholics are a small but growing minority. Before the pope’s departure...
  • As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine

    As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine
    Two Japanese Cabinet members and a group of lawmakers marked the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Friday by visiting a Tokyo shrine that China and South Korea regard as a totem to Japan’s militarist past. But Prime...
  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, prays for persecuted Iraq Christians

    SEOUL Pope Francis called for Korean reconciliation Monday, and offered special prayers for persecuted Christians in Iraq during the final event of his five-day visit to South Korea. Francis celebrated a Peace and Reconciliation Mass in Seoul's...
  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China

    Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China
    Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years. Before a Mass on Monday...
  • Pope Francis focuses on charity during ceremony in South Korea

    Pope Francis focuses on charity during ceremony in South Korea
    In the midst of a five-day visit to South Korea, Pope Francis continued to draw enthusiastic crowds Saturday, speaking on one of his favorite topics — charity — and also making an implicit statement on the hot-button issue of abortion....
  • South Korea suggests Northeast Asia nuclear safety group

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday urged the creation of a nuclear safety consultative group in Northeast Asia, given the high number of nuclear power plants in the region and public concerns over safety. South Korea...
  • North Korea on major sports drive, says Pyongyang official

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea hopes to harness the power of sport to raise its image on the world stage through international competitions such as the Olympic Games, and to bolster labor output and national defense by improving its citizens' well-being,...
  • Pope Francis calls for Koreas' reconciliation at end of visit

    Wrapping up his first trip to Asia, Pope Francis on Monday called for forgiveness and dialogue between South and North Korea, and seemed to take the United States to task for its unilateral bombing campaign in Iraq. He also discussed future travel...
  • North Korea: rocket firing not timed to coincide with papal visit to South

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday its firing of three short-range rockets shortly before Pope Francis arrived in the South Korean capital the previous day had nothing to do with the papal visit. The rockets were fired from multiple launchers...