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Trump nominates Pacific commander Harris as U.S. ambassador to Seoul

Trump nominates Pacific commander Harris as U.S. ambassador to Seoul

Published 18/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday nominated Admiral Harry Harris, head of the U.S. Pacific Command, as U.S. ambassador to South Korea [more…]

North, South Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16

North, South Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea and South Korea agreed on Tuesday to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16 to discuss steps needed to uphold [more…]

North Korea to invite South Korean reporters to observe scrapping…

North Korea to invite South Korean reporters to observe scrapping…

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will invite South Korean reporters from one news agency and from one television broadcaster to observe the dismantling of a [more…]

South Korean police seek arrest warrant for Korean Air daughter

South Korean police seek arrest warrant for Korean Air daughter

Published 04/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police are seeking an arrest warrant for the youngest daughter of Korean Air Lines’ chairman on suspicion of assault during [more…]

South Korean trust in North jumps after feel-good summit

South Korean trust in North jumps after feel-good summit

Published 30/04/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean trust in North Korea has surged since last week’s feel-good summit at which their leaders declared an end to hostilities [more…]

Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize, says South Korea’s Moon

Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize, says South Korea’s Moon

Published 30/04/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the standoff [more…]

‘A new history starts now’ as North Korea’s Kim meets South Korean…

‘A new history starts now’ as North Korea’s Kim meets South Korean…

Published 27/04/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Smiling and holding hands, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met at the heavily fortified demilitarized [more…]

Smiles and long handshakes mark start of summit between leaders of…

Smiles and long handshakes mark start of summit between leaders of…

Published 27/04/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - The golden doors on the stately North Korean building swung open and leader Kim Jong Un, in a black Mao suit and [more…]

Leaders of two Koreas close first session of summit, break for lunch

Leaders of two Koreas close first session of summit, break for lunch

Published 27/04/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in wrapped up the first round of talks on Friday for [more…]

GM Korea drops bankruptcy vote plan after last-minute wage deal

GM Korea drops bankruptcy vote plan after last-minute wage deal

Published 23/04/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - General Motors Co’s (GM) South Korean unit dropped a plan for a vote on a bankruptcy filing after reaching a tentative wage [more…]