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South Korea's Moon says door open for summit at G20, depends on Abe

8:07am BST

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday he is open to holding a summit with Japan during the G20 meeting this week but the decision rests with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, throwing the ball back to Tokyo amid strains over historical issues.

U.S., North Korea in behind-the-scenes talks over third summit, Moon says

8:03am BST

SEOUL The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have been stalled since the second such meeting in February, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday.

North Korea says U.S. extension of sanctions 'a hostile act' - KCNA

5:11am BST

SEOUL The recent U.S. extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two countries in Singapore last year, a spokesman for Pyongyang's foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

Trump to visit South Korea as Pompeo raises hope for new North Korea talks after letter

25 Jun 2019

SEOUL/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for a resumption of talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear programme.

'Don't ask my age': Ageing South Koreans begin a new chapter on the catwalk, YouTube

24 Jun 2019

SEOUL Boasting an overgrown beard and grey wavy hair, 65-year-old Kim Chil-doo glared into the wall, poised and confidant, as he practiced his runway walk among young, pin-thin models at an academy in Seoul earlier this month. | Video

Japan rejects Korean fund plan to compensate forced wartime labour

19 Jun 2019

SEOUL South Korea said on Wednesday it had proposed a joint fund with Japan to compensate South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during World War Two, but Japan rejected the idea out of hand.

South Korea proposes joint fund with Japan to compensate forced wartime labour

19 Jun 2019

SEOUL South Korea said on Wednesday it proposed a joint fund with Japan to compensate South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during World War Two.

S.Korea proposes joint fund with Japan to compensate forced wartime labour

19 Jun 2019

SEOUL, June 19 South Korea said on Wednesday it proposed a joint fund with Japan to compensate South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during World War Two.

A year after Singapore, little change seen in U.S.-North Korea ties - poll

12 Jun 2019

SEOUL A year after the first U.S.-North Korea summit, most people in countries with a stake in the process think relations between the old rivals have not improved significantly, highlighting a stalemate in their nuclear talks, a poll shows. | Video

Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim

12 Jun 2019

SEOUL U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there have been ups and downs in the North's foreign relations since then.

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