SEOUL (Reuters) - Beset by crisis, scandal and a sluggish economy in the first half of her single five-year term, South Korean President Park Geun-hye's approval rating soared in a poll released on Friday after a pact with North Korea brought back the rivals from the brink of conflict.
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South Korea has stopped broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda on the border, in a deal with North Korea, allowing the two countries to pull back from the brink of a potential military conflict. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un claimed he was prepared to risk “all-out war” unless Seoul halted its propaganda broadcasts. North Korea apologized for a
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North Korea following a rise in tensions between the two Koreas last week, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, adding that its forces were in normal deployment.
SEOUL (Reuters) - The leaders of North and South Korea have not met for the last eight years, but the marathon 44 hour talks that brought the bitter rivals back from the brink of conflict was effectively a summit by proxy.
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In a move that has absolutely no chance of inciting international incidents, financially crippling cyberattacks, or the extinction of all life on earth, Lost and Hawaii Five-0 star Daniel Dae Kim has signed on to produce and star in a movie based on a book about smuggling people out of North Korea. Show More Summary
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The latest photos from inside North Korea are nothing short of surreal -- largely due to the fact that they're on Instagram. Photographer Taylor Pemberton posted a rare series of Instagram photos from his visit to the Hermit Kingdom earlier this month. Show More Summary
Pyongyang's new terminal has all the features fliers have come to expect, but do they work?
South Korea could begin negotiations with North Korea on lifting of sanctions imposed on Pyongyang, according to spokesman of the South Korean Unification Ministry Jeong Joon-hee.
SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused "massive" damage on the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said and North Korean media said.
An anti-Pyongyang protester holds up a banner at a checkpoint on the Unification Bridge leading to the Kaesong Industrial complex and North Korea near Paju in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two countries on Saturday. “We can never tolerate any North Korean provocations that could endanger the safety of our soldiers and people”, Park
North and South Korea wrapped up marathon talks Tuesday with an agreement on a series of measures to defuse a crisis that had pushed the two rivals to the brink of armed conflict. The measures detailed in a joint statement included what amounted to an extremely rare public apology from North Korea, which “expressed regret”
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is willing to discuss North Korea's demand for an end to sanctions imposed over a 2010 naval attack, the South said on Wednesday, a day after the rivals struck a landmark pact that defused a standoff between their forces.
In clear violation of the Geneva Conventions.