North Korea

In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters.
AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
September 24, 2018 - 10:24 am
By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Confronting the dangers of North Korea's nuclear threat, President Donald Trump arrived at the United Nations on Monday striking a far less ominous tone than a year ago, announcing he likely will hold a second summit with...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un raise their hands after watching the mass games performance of "The Glorious Country" at May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.
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September 20, 2018 - 10:28 am
By Foster Klug and Eric Talmadge, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A beaming South Korean President Moon Jae-in, freshly returned home Thursday from a whirlwind three-day summit with Kim Jong Un, said the North Korean leader wants the U.S. secretary of state to visit Pyongyang soon for...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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September 19, 2018 - 6:46 am
By Deepti Hajela, Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearization contained a big condition, with...
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(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
September 10, 2018 - 12:00 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea held a major military parade and revived its iconic mass games to celebrate its 70th anniversary, but in keeping with leader Kim Jong Un's new policies the emphasis was firmly on building up the economy, not on nuclear weapons. The North rolled out some of...
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South Korean Lee Keum-seom, 92, center, hugs her North Korean son Ri Sang Chol, 71, left, during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at the Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
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August 20, 2018 - 10:19 am
By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung , Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The 92-year-old South Korean woman wept and stroked the wrinkled cheeks of her 71-year-old North Korean son on Monday, their first meeting since they were driven apart during the turmoil of the 1950-53 Korean War. "How...
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(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
August 19, 2018 - 9:25 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A group of elderly South Koreans traveled to the border with North Korea ahead of family reunions with relatives in the North they've been separated from since the Korean War. The weeklong event beginning later Monday at North Korea's Diamond Mountain resort comes as the...
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South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, right, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon during their meeting at the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.
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August 13, 2018 - 7:54 am
By Youkyung Lee, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their envoys also discussed Pyongyang's nuclear disarmament efforts and...
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Mike Pompeo with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang
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August 03, 2018 - 7:09 pm
By Nicole Gaouette, CNN (CNN) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said North Korea is "of course" closer to denuclearization, but he acknowledged it will take some time before that happens and said the schedule for divesting the country of its missiles and weapons would be set by Kim Jong Un. "Of...
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In this June. 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island, in Singapore.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File
August 02, 2018 - 11:25 am
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump received a new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un following up on their Singapore summit. The correspondence came amid fresh concerns over Pyongyang's commitment to denuclearization...
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Attendees salute during a repatriation ceremony for the remains of U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War and collected in North Korea, at the Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.
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August 01, 2018 - 8:26 am
By Kim Yong-Ho, Hyung-Jin Kim, and Robert Burns, Associated Press PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — Decades after the end of the Korean War in 1953, the remains of dozens of presumed U.S. war dead began their journey home following a repatriation ceremony in South Korea on Wednesday. North Korea...
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