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  • South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon

    SKorea offers high-ranking govt talks with NKorea

    South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myong-gyon offers high-ranking government talks with North Korea next week at the border village of Panmunjom, a day after Pyongyang suggested talks despite sticking to its nuclear ambitions.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

    Nuclear button is on my desk, says Kim

    Kim Jong Un warns the United States that he has a “nuclear button” on his desk ready for use if North Korea is threatened, but offered an olive branch to South Korea, saying he was “open to dialogue” with Seoul.

  • South Korea building fire

    29 die, 29 injured in South Korean building fire

    A fire broke out at an eight-storey building in the central South Korean city of Jecheon, killing 29 people and injuring 29 others, officials say.

  • SKorea imposes new sanctions on NKorea

    South Korea adds several North Korean groups and individuals to its sanctions list in a largely symbolic move that is part of efforts to cut off funding for the North’s weapons programs.

  • Trump lands in South Korea to pressure the North

    President Donald Trump arrives in South Korea on Tuesday, beginning a two-day visit centered on pressuring the nation’s neighbor to the north to abandon its nuclear weapons program.

  • South Korea's looming crisis

    Twenty years after the Asian financial crisis, South Korea seems to have learned its lesson, having taken great pains to strengthen its economic resilience.

  • SKorea warns that North may launch ICBM after nuclear test

    South Korea says it is talking to the United States about deploying aircraft carriers and strategic bombers to the Korean peninsula after signs North Korea might launch more missiles in the wake of its sixth and largest nuclear test.

  • SKorea launches missile drill after North's nuclear test

    South Korea's military launches a volley of ballistic missiles simulating an attack on the North's nuclear test site Monday, Seoul said, in an exercise responding to a test of what Pyongyang says was a hydrogen bomb.

  • Trump, Moon agree to boost SKorean missile capabilities

    The United States and South Korea agree to strengthen Seoul's defenses and Washington gives a nod to billions in arms sales to the country.

  • US returns looted royal seals to South Korea

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in returns from an official visit to Washington with two ancient royal seals looted during the Korean War, reports say.

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