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Return of possible remains marks 1st step in Korea diplomacy
by Kim Tong-Hyung - July 28, 2018 - 1:09pm
President Donald Trump thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday for "fulfilling a promise" to return the remains of U.S. soldiers missing from the Korean War, as a U.S. military plane made a rare trip into...
Remains said to be US war dead repatriated from North Korea
by Kim Tong-Hyung - July 27, 2018 - 1:47am
North Korea on Friday returned the remains of what are believed to be U.S. servicemen killed during the Korean War, the White House said, with a U.S military plane making a rare trip into North Korea to retrieve...
North Korea said to be dismantling key parts of launch site
by Kim Tong-Hyung - July 24, 2018 - 3:58pm
North Korea appears to have started dismantling key facilities at its main satellite launch site in a step toward fulfilling a commitment made by leader Kim Jong Un at his summit with President Donald Trump in ...
Koreas begin basketball friendlies in latest peace gesture
by Kim Tong-Hyung - July 4, 2018 - 5:16pm
The rival Koreas on Wednesday began two days of friendly basketball games in Pyongyang in their latest goodwill gesture amid a diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea.
Koreas agree to improve North Korea's railways
by Kim Tong-Hyung - June 27, 2018 - 3:00am
The rival Koreas agreed Tuesday to jointly study ways to improve North Korea's outdated railways and link them with the South, as they continued to take conciliatory steps amid global efforts to resolve the standoff...
Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization
by Kim Tong-Hyung - May 27, 2018 - 10:50am
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in the rivals' surprise meeting to sitting down with US President Donald Trump and to a "complete denuclearization of...
South Korea relieved about Trump-Kim summit revival efforts
by Kim Tong-Hyung - May 26, 2018 - 10:42am
South Korea on Saturday expressed cautious relief about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un following a whirlwind 24 hours that saw Trump canceling the...
Trump welcomes North Korea plan to blow up nuke-site tunnels
by Kim Tong-Hyung - May 13, 2018 - 12:04pm
North Korea said Saturday that it will dismantle its nuclear test site in less than two weeks, in a dramatic event that would set up leader Kim Jong Un's summit with President Donald Trump next month. Trump welcomed...
Seoul: Kim says he'll give up nukes if US vows not to attack
by Kim Tong-Hyung - April 30, 2018 - 2:15am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told his South Korean counterpart at their historic summit that he would be willing to give up his nuclear weapons if the US commits to a formal end to the Korean War and a pledge...
North Korea to close nuke test site in May, unify time zone
by Kim Tong-Hyung - April 29, 2018 - 12:13pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country's nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States, Seoul's presidential office said...
N. Korea glorifies summit with South; analysts less sure
by Kim Tong-Hyung - 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...
K-Pop time: South Korean pop stars fly to North Korea for rare concerts
by Kim Tong-Hyung - March 31, 2018 - 1:25pm
From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions...
South Korean prosecutors demand 30 years for ex-president Park
by Kim Tong-Hyung - February 27, 2018 - 3:41pm
Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall...
Kim Jong Un's sister heads home after whirlwind SKorea visit
by Kim Tong-Hyung - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister headed home yesterday night after a whirlwind three days in South Korea
N. Korea says war is inevitable as allies continue war games
by Kim Tong-Hyung - December 7, 2017 - 6:21am
North Korea says a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a matter of when, not if, as it continued to lash out at a massive joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea involving hundreds...
US flies B-1B over South in show of force against North Korea
by Kim Tong-Hyung - December 6, 2017 - 9:19am
The United States flew a B-1B supersonic bomber over South Korea on Wednesday in part of a massive combined aerial exercise involving hundreds of warplanes, a clear warning after North Korea last week tested...
13 dead, 2 missing after boat capsizes in South Korea
by Kim Tong-Hyung - December 3, 2017 - 8:05am
At least 13 people were dead and two missing on Sunday after a South Korean fishing boat collided with a refueling vessel and capsized, the coast guard said.
Kim visits factory that produced tires for missile truck
by Kim Tong-Hyung - December 3, 2017 - 3:27am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un thanked workers during a visit to a factory that built the tires for a huge vehicle used to transport a new intercontinental ballistic missile that was test-launched this week, the...
US bombers from Guam conduct exercise over Korean Peninsula
by Kim Tong-Hyung - November 3, 2017 - 4:20am
Two U.S. supersonic bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula for bombing exercises that are also a show of force against North Korea ahead of President Donald Trump's first official visit to Asia.
Olympic flame arrives in South Korea for 2018 Winter Games
by Kim Tong-Hyung - November 1, 2017 - 4:00am
The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday where it will be passed throughout the country by thousands of torchbearers on a 100-day journey to the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeo...
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