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North Korea media says denuclearisation includes ending 'U.S. nuclear threat'

20 Dec 2018

SEOUL Any deal for North Korea to give up its nuclear arsenal must include "completely removing the nuclear threats of the U.S.", North Korean state media said on Thursday, in one of the clearest explanations of how North Korea sees denuclearisation.

Security, free speech in focus as Seoul braces for possible visit from North Korea's Kim

14 Dec 2018

SEOUL Speculation that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Seoul for the first time has sparked debate in South Korea over how to allow citizens to express often strongly held views while preventing any international incidents. | Video

Kim Jong Who? South Korea revamps the way students study North Korea

21 Nov 2018

SEOUL A year of warming relations between North and South Korea has raised the prospects of closer ties, if not some form of unification for the still-warring neighbours far in the future. But it might not be obvious in a typical South Korean classroom.

North Korean official in South demands Japan compensate for war crimes

16 Nov 2018

GOYANG, South Korea A North Korean delegation called on Japan on Friday to pay "sufficient compensation" for the forced labor and conscription of the "Korean people" during World War Two and other Asia-Pacific conflicts.

North Korean official in South demands Japan compensate for war crimes

16 Nov 2018

GOYANG, South Korea A North Korean delegation called on Japan on Friday to pay "sufficient compensation" for the forced labour and conscription of the "Korean people" during World War Two and other Asia-Pacific conflicts.

South Korea-U.S. military drills violate agreements - North Korea media

12 Nov 2018

SEOUL South Korea's resumption of small-scale military drills with the United States violated a recent agreement aimed at lowering tensions on the Korean peninsula, North Korean state media said on Monday.

North Korea's box of bones - A mythical king and the dream of Korean unification

21 Oct 2018

SEOUL It's the stuff of an Indiana Jones movie: supernatural kings, ancient tombs, and government-backed archaeologists striving to harness the power of legend for a greater cause.

Korea summit economic pledge raises sanctions-busting fears

19 Sep 2018

SEOUL A pledge by the leaders of North and South Korea to foster economic ties has heightened worries among sceptics that Seoul's push to revive nuclear talks could undermine the sanction regime credited with bringing Pyongyang to the negotiating table.

Chilly South Korean send-off for Moon: "Pyongyang summit? I didn't even know"

19 Sep 2018

SEOUL When South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived on Tuesday to begin his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the wildly enthusiastic welcome in the streets of Pyongyang was in stark contrast to his lacklustre send-off from Seoul.

Chilly South Korean send-off for Moon: "Pyongyang summit? I didn't even know"

18 Sep 2018

SEOUL When South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived on Tuesday to begin his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the wildly enthusiastic welcome in the streets of Pyongyang was in stark contrast to his lacklustre send-off from Seoul.

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EU rebuffs Johnson's Brexit gambit

The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.