North Korea

North Korea agrees to talks with South on family reunions

Photo

SEOUL - North Korea has agreed to Red Cross talks with South Korea to discuss reunions of families separated during the 1950-53 Korean War, a South Korean official said on Saturday, setting up the first meeting under a recent accord aimed at defusing tensions.

Photo

North Korea agrees to talks with South on family reunions 29 Aug 2015

SEOUL - North Korea has agreed to Red Cross talks with South Korea to discuss reunions of families separated during the 1950-53 Korean War, a South Korean official said on Saturday, setting up the first meeting under a recent accord aimed at defusing tensions.

Photo

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

Photo

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

UPDATE 1-North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

* Deal helps defuse military tension, improve ties -N. Korea's Kim

Photo

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

Photo

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark 28 Aug 2015

SEOUL, Aug 28 - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.

Photo

China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensions 27 Aug 2015

BEIJING - China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North Korea following a rise in tensions between the two Koreas last week, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, adding that its forces were in normal deployment.

China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensions 27 Aug 2015

BEIJING - China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North Korea following a rise in tensions between the two Koreas last week, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, adding that its forces were in normal deployment.