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Korean war

South Korea's first-ever military satellite launched

The ANASIS-II is intended to enhance the South's ability to defend itself against the nuclear-armed North Korea, which invaded in 1950

21 Jul 2020 12:41 PM

Paik Sun-yup, major South Korean war hero, dies at 99

The South Korean army announced his death on Saturday, but did not immediately release the cause of death

11 Jul 2020 11:36 AM

‘Nunchi’: Korean tips to make your life better

Let’s imagine you have just started a new job at a big company, and you’re invited to a party where you want to make a great impression.

15 Nov 2019 1:56 AM

Halloween scare: Man digs up skeleton at home, it is his dad’s who vanished in 1961

Mike Carroll always wondered what happened to his father, Korean War veteran George Carroll, who disappeared in 60 years ago.

13 Dec 2018 8:10 PM

South Koreans head to North to meet family separated by war after decades apart

The three-day reunion, the first for three years, will take place at Mount Kumgang, in North Korea.

20 Aug 2018 9:17 AM


Remains of US soldiers killed in Korean War repatirated from North Korea

The handover follows through on promise Kim Jong Un made to Trump when they met in June, is first tangible result from much-hyped summit.

27 Jul 2018 3:44 PM

North Korea to return war remains of US soldiers soon: reports

Repatriating remains of US soldiers who perished in 1950-53 Korean War was part of agreement signed by Kim, Trump during Singapore summit.

26 Jul 2018 2:31 PM

North, South Korea hold rare military talks to reduce border tensions

Seoul's Defense Ministry said the talks would focus on carrying out agreements from a summit between the two leaders to reduce tensions.

14 Jun 2018 2:41 PM

Will cancel summit if US seeks 'one-sided' demands to give up nukes: N Korea

It is sudden and dramatic return to the rhetoric of the past by Pyongyang, after months of rapid diplomatic rapprochement on the peninsula.

16 May 2018 10:09 AM

North Korea suspends talks with South scheduled for today

The meeting was due to focus on plans to implement declaration that emerged from an April 27 inter-Korea summit.

16 May 2018 8:10 AM


Singapore likely to host Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit in June: report

Trump said that the two sides had settled on a date and location for the summit -- without providing details.

07 May 2018 11:58 AM

North Korea says peace talks not result of US pressure

The pair is set for the first ever face-to-face meeting between Trump and Kim Jong-Un, with a date and venue to be announced soon.

06 May 2018 2:10 PM

'A new history starts now' writes Kim as two Koreas' leaders meet

The two leaders shook hands at the military demarcation line, making Kim the first leader to set foot in the South since the 1950-53 war.

27 Apr 2018 8:37 AM

North, South Korea open hotline between leaders

The line links the presidential Blue House in Seoul with the Pyongyang office of the nuclear-armed North's State Affairs Commission.

20 Apr 2018 5:16 PM

US should do more than issuing threats to North Korea: Chinese envoy to Washington

China fought alongside North Korea during the 1950-53 Korean War, in which Chinese leader Mao Zedong lost his eldest son.

16 Sep 2017 3:16 PM


South Korea's Moon says there will be no war on Korean peninsula

Tensions have soared in recent months over N Korea's weapons ambitions, which have seen it subjected to a seventh round of UNSC sanctions.

17 Aug 2017 9:34 AM

North Korea still digging up bombs after 64 years of Korean war

The tonnage of bombs dropped on the North was about the same as the total dropped by the US against Japan during World War II.

24 Jul 2017 3:43 PM