UN to Probe Deportation of N.Korean 'Killers'
The UN human rights agency is poised to investigate South Korea's secret deportation of two alleged North Korean mass murderers who wanted to defect. On Thursday, a spokesman for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, expressed concerns about the two men being at serious risk of torture and execution in the North.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Ex-Justice Minister Turns up for Questioning
Fly-by-night Justice Minister Cho Kuk appeared for questioning by prosecutors on Thursday. Cho resigned on Oct. 14 after just 35 days in the job amid a snowballing corruption scandal and massive street protests against his appointment.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Threatens 'New Path' Military Drills Resume
North Korea in a statement Wednesday threatened to take a "new path" should the U.S. and South Korea resume joint military exercises. It claimed the drills were the "main reason" for cross-border tensions.
BUSINESS
Hyundai Wins 1st Ever World Rally Championship
Hyundai has won its maiden World Rally Championship -- one of the world's biggest motor racing events, along with Formula One -- more than two decades after organizing its auto racing team.