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This image provided by Airbus Defence & Space and 38 North via a satellite image from CNES which was captured on March 6, 2019, shows the Sohae Satellite Launch Facility in Tongchang-ri, North Korea
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March 07, 2019 - 9:42 pm
South Korea's military said it is carefully monitoring North Korean nuclear and missile facilities after the country's spy agency told lawmakers that new activity was detected at a research center where the North is believed to build long-range missiles targeting the U.S. mainland.
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South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, right, and Timothy Betts, acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Senior Advisor for Security Negotiations and Agreements in the U.S. Department of State, shake hands for the media before their meeting at Foreig
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February 10, 2019 - 9:36 am
South Korea and the United States struck a new deal Sunday that increases Seoul's contribution for the cost of the American military presence on its soil, overcoming previous failed negotiations that caused worries about their decades-long alliance.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
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December 30, 2018 - 10:05 am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday calling for more peace talks
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October 09, 2018 - 9:20 am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit the officially atheist country, South Korea said Tuesday.
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September 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his June summit with U.S. President Donald Trump has stabilized the regional security situation. South Korean media pool reports say Kim made the comment during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The reports say Kim...
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(Hwang Gwang-mo/Yonhap via AP)
September 07, 2018 - 5:24 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday that he is pushing for "irrevocable progress" in efforts to rid North Korea of its nuclear weapons by the end of this year as he prepares for his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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(Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
August 20, 2018 - 5:20 am
Dozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea on Monday for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by the turmoil of the Korean War.
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(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
August 09, 2018 - 5:30 am
The rival Koreas will meet Monday for high-level talks meant to prepare for a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, South Korea said, the third such meetings between the leaders in recent months.
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(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 23, 2018 - 5:23 am
Japan recorded its highest temperature ever Monday as a deadly heat wave continued to grip a wide swath of the country and nearby South and North Korea.
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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 12, 2018 - 9:26 am
President Donald Trump rocked the region with the stunning announcement Tuesday that he was halting annual U.S.-South Korean military drills — and wants to remove the 28,500 U.S. troops stationed in the South as a deterrent against North Korea.
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