South Korea

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon
April 19, 2018 - 9:56 pm
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that his rival, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, isn't asking for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons. If true, this would seem to remove a major sticking point to a potential...
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Dreamstime
January 25, 2018 - 9:50 pm
A fire swept through a hospital for the elderly in southeastern South Korea on Friday, killing more than 30 people and injuring dozens in one of the country's deadliest fires in recent years. The fire at Sejong Hospital in the city of Miryang killed 31 people and injured 81, 14 of them in critical...
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SIPA USA
Steve & Ted
January 09, 2018 - 8:39 am
The breakthrough announcement came as the countries met for their first high-level talks in more than two years.
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Dreamstime
January 08, 2018 - 7:53 pm
South Korean media say North and South Korea have begun talks at their border about how to cooperate in next month's Winter Olympics and how to improve their long-strained ties. Yonhap news agency reported that the first talks between the rivals in about two years began as scheduled Tuesday morning...
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Dreamstime
January 01, 2018 - 12:50 am
TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Monday the United States should be aware that his country's nuclear forces are now a reality, not a threat. But he also struck a conciliatory tone in his New Year's address, wishing success for the Winter Olympics set to begin in the South in...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 9:18 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military fired 20 rounds of warning shots Thursday as North Korean soldiers approached a borderline after their comrade defected to South Korea, officials said. South Korean media reported there were sounds of gunfire from the North after South Korea's...
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Dreamstime
November 15, 2017 - 4:13 am
South Korea says it will deport an American man detained for allegedly attempting to cross the mine-strewn border into North Korea. The man, about 59 and from Louisiana, was caught on Monday for entering a civilian-controlled area just south of the 4-kilometer (2 1/2-mile) -wide Demilitarized Zone...
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Sipa USA
November 04, 2017 - 11:07 pm
The president speaks to assembled service men and women after touching down in Japan Watch the latest video at
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