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SKorean president: Kim is serious about giving up his bombs
by Foster Klug - September 26, 2018 - 8:18am
South Korean President Moon Jae-in pushed back Tuesday against widespread skepticism about the sincerity of Kim Jong Un's vows to give up his nuclear bombs, saying that the current round of diplomacy with North Korea...
Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear
by Foster Klug - June 13, 2018 - 8:26am
President Donald Trump wrapped up his five-hour nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with surprisingly warm words and hope for "a bright new future" for Kim's isolated and impoverished nation.
Trump, Kim converge on Singapore ahead of high-stakes summit
by Foster Klug - June 11, 2018 - 8:46am
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un converged on this island city-state Sunday ahead of one of the most unusual and highly anticipated summits in recent world history, a sit-down meant to settle...
Kim lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Donald Trump
by Foster Klug - June 10, 2018 - 4:02pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived Sunday in Singapore ahead of one of the most unusual and highly anticipated summits in recent world history, a sit-down Tuesday with President Donald Trump meant to settle...
US team in NKorea raises expectations of a Trump-Kim summit
by Foster Klug - May 29, 2018 - 1:00am
A U.S. team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to President Donald Trump, raising expectations that the on-off-on meeting would indeed take place.
S. Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization
by Foster Klug - May 28, 2018 - 12:00am
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said yesterday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in their surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a "complete denuclearization of the Korean...
N. Korea glorifies summit with South; analysts less sure
by Foster Klug - April 28, 2018 - 12:48pm
Despite the bold declarations, the two Koreas failed to provide any new measures on a nuclear standoff that has captivated and terrified millions, and analysts expressed doubts on whether the summit represented a...
Kim Jong Un says Koreas on 'starting line' of a new history
by Foster Klug - April 27, 2018 - 5:16pm
With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world's most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in...
Kim Jong Un makes history, crosses border to meet his rival
by Foster Klug - April 27, 2018 - 9:11am
With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world's most heavily armed border to greet his rival, South Korean President...
Korean leaders seek to control optics at historic summit
by Foster Klug - April 26, 2018 - 9:06am
Kim Jong Un will be in uncharted territory when the third-generation autocrat crosses into the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone separating the rival Koreas on Friday, possibly on foot, and greets South Korean...
N. Korean dictator, Seoul envoys have 'openhearted talk'
by Foster Klug - March 6, 2018 - 8:36am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has held an "openhearted talk" in Pyongyang with envoys for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the North said Tuesday.
Q&A: Is there a chance for a breakthrough with the Koreas?
by Foster Klug - January 4, 2018 - 9:02am
After one of the most fraught years on the Korean Peninsula in recent memory — threats of war amid North Korea's strongest-ever nuclear bomb test and repeated missile launches — an unexpected, very tentative...
Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes
by Foster Klug - November 22, 2017 - 7:44am
It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldier is racing toward freedom.
Artificial quake in North Korea raises fear of another nuke test
by Foster Klug - September 3, 2017 - 4:45am
South Korean officials say they have detected an artificial 5.6 magnitude quake in North Korea and are analyzing whether Pyongyang has conducted its sixth nuclear test.
Spain's Marin wins badminton gold over India's Sindhu
by Foster Klug - August 20, 2016 - 2:00am
Carolina Marin of Spain beat P.V. Sindhu of India on Friday to take gold in women's singles badminton, a victory that signals a clear end to China's previous lock on the sport.
Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality
by Foster Klug - May 26, 2016 - 5:23pm
There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there's the messy reality.
Analysis: H-bomb or A-bomb, N. Korean nuke test is about Kim
by Foster Klug - January 7, 2016 - 1:17pm
It's a single image released by an enormous propaganda apparatus, showing a note handwritten by a dictator. And it contains a telling clue to the mindset behind North Korea's surprise and disputed claim to have tested...
Seoul, Tokyo bickering days before 3-way summit with China
by Foster Klug - October 28, 2015 - 8:23am
South Korea and Japan finally announced Wednesday what has long been rumored — a three-way leaders' meeting with China this weekend in Seoul — but details are still scarce with just days to go.
AP Analysis: What's different this time in Korean standoff?
by Foster Klug - August 21, 2015 - 10:43pm
For years, North Korea's litany of threats has been largely dismissed — Seoul, after all, is still not drowning in a "sea of fire," despite Pyongyang's repeated promises to make it so.
N. Korea threatens strikes over SKorea propaganda broadcasts
by Foster Klug - August 14, 2015 - 6:40pm
North Korea on Saturday threatened to attack South Korean loudspeakers that are broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda messages across their shared border, the world's most heavily armed.
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