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'Jilted bride': As South Korea marks peace summit, North stays aloof

April 27, 2019 8:38 PM

GOSEONG, SOUTH KOREA (REUTERS) - Along forest trails below a bare mountain peak that until last year was a vantage point for a North Korean guard post, a group of around 20 ordinary South Koreans took a rare hike on Saturday (April 27) near the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas.

Seoul confirms controversial academic as North Korea point man

April 08, 2019 3:20 PM

SEOUL (AFP) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday (April 8) confirmed the appointment of a pro-engagement academic as his new point man on Pyongyang, despite controversy over his outspoken support for cooperation with the nuclear-armed North.

South Korea's Moon faces new pressure to revive Trump-Kim talks

March 27, 2019 7:27 AM

SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) - As talks between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un flourished last year, South Korean leader Moon Jae-in enjoyed international praise for bringing them together. Now that they've split, he's facing pressure to get them back to the table.

Pyongyang quits liaison office with Seoul

March 23, 2019 5:00 AM

SEOUL/WASHINGTON • North Korea yesterday pulled out of a liaison office with the South, in a major setback for Seoul, just hours after the United States imposed the first new sanctions on the North since the second US-North Korea summit broke down last month.

North Korea pulls out of liaison office with South: Unification Ministry

March 22, 2019 3:54 PM

SEOUL (REUTERS) - North Korea on Friday (March 22) pulled out of a liaison office with South Korea just north of their armed border, in a setback for South Korean President Moon Jae-in's effort to end hostilities and in the wake of a failed summit between the North and the United States.

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