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North Korea's Kim shuffles nuclear talks team after defections, spying allegations

20 Feb 2019

SEOUL Veteran North Korean diplomats are being sidelined from nuclear talks ahead of a second summit with the United States as recent defections and allegations of spying undermine the trust of leader Kim Jong Un, South Korean officials and experts say. | Video

South Korea's Moon offers to resume cooperation with North Korea to help denuclearization

19 Feb 2019

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in told U.S. President Donald Trump in a call on Tuesday that his country is willing to open economic engagement with North Korea as a "concession" if it will hasten Pyongyang's denuclearization, Moon's office said.

Exclusive - U.S. blocks North Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit: sources

19 Feb 2019

MONTREAL/SEOUL The United States has blocked efforts by a U.N. agency to improve civil aviation in North Korea at a time when Pyongyang is trying to reopen part of its airspace to foreign flights, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

RPT-INSIGHT-N.Korea's "socialist utopia" needs mass labour. A growing market economy threatens that

18 Feb 2019

* North Korea building major economic hub near sacred Mount Paektu

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-U.S. blocks N.Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit - sources

18 Feb 2019

* U.N. agency has been working with Pyongyang on new air route

North Korea's 'socialist utopia' needs mass labour. A growing market economy threatens that

18 Feb 2019

SEOUL In January, thousands of North Korean students travelled to Mount Paektu, a sacred mountain where the ruling family claims its roots and where leader Kim Jong Un is building a massive economic hub at the alpine town of Samjiyon. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. blocks N.Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit - sources

18 Feb 2019

* U.N. agency has been working with Pyongyang on new air route

South Korea pushes back at Trump claims about more money for troop agreement

13 Feb 2019

SEOUL South Korea's presidential Blue House pushed back on Wednesday against comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that suggested Seoul had agreed to pay $500 million more towards maintaining U.S. troops in the country.

South Korea signs deal to pay more for U.S. troops after Trump demand

11 Feb 2019

SEOUL Officials signed a short-term agreement on Sunday to boost South Korea's contribution towards the upkeep of U.S. troops on the peninsula, after a previous deal lapsed amid U.S. President Donald Trump's call for the South to pay more. | Video

South Koreans march with coffin in 'comfort women' protest at Japan embassy

01 Feb 2019

SEOUL South Korean protesters marched alongside the coffin of a 'comfort women' campaigner to the Japanese embassy on Friday in a protest over Japan's use of forced labour in its wartime brothels.

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