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In this photo released by the South Korean Unification Ministry, head of the North Korean working-level delegation Park Yong Il shakes hand his South Korean counterpart Lee Duk-haeng, right, as he crosses border line to hold their meeting at the Peace House of south side of the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/South Korea Unification Ministry)

Koreas agree to reunions for first time in 3 years

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea agreed Friday to allow reunions next month of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, the first such meetings in three years and the latest conciliatory […]

08/23/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at Hankuk University in Seoul, South Korea, March 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Obama marks 60th anniversary of Korean war truce

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. Obama is delivering remarks Saturday at a commemorative ceremony at the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the […]

07/27/2013

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 14, 2013, South Korean soldiers stand guard at the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Korean divide lives on 60 years after end of war

PANMUNJOM, North Korea (AP) — Some Americans call it the “Forgotten War,” a 1950s conflict fought in a far-off country and so painful that even survivors have tried to erase their memories of it. The […]

07/26/2013

President Barack Obama speaks to reporters in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington on July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, file)

Obama to mark 60th anniversary of Korean War truce

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the suspension of the 1950-1953 Korean War. The White House says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will join Obama for a […]

07/22/2013

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North Korea changes tack and tells US: Let’s talk

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — After months of threatening to wage a nuclear war, North Korea did an about-face Sunday and issued a surprise proposal to the United States, its No. 1 enemy: Let’s talk. […]

06/17/2013

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North Korea hints it will soon launch a missile

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Hinting at a missile launch, North Korea delivered a fresh round of war rhetoric Thursday with claims it has “powerful striking means” on standby. Seoul and Washington speculated that it is preparing to test-fire a missile.

04/11/2013

Kim Jong Un (AP Photo)

Despite threats, risks temper Korea war tensions

TOKYO (AP) — As tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula, one thing remains certain: All sides have good reason to avoid an all-out war. The last one, six decades ago, killed an estimated 4 million people.

04/06/2013

David Gregory (Photo credit: David Gregory / Facebook)

Is the US Getting Pyongyang’s Attention? NBC’s David Gregory Comments

Tensions are high in the Korean Peninsula and amongst the leadership of several countries, including the U.S. and South Korea.  Who will blink first as North Korea continues to threaten a nuclear attack on a […]

04/05/2013

South Korean trucks as they were refused for entry to North Korea's city of Kaesong. (AP Photo)

NKorea refuses to let SKoreans enter joint factory

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday barred South Korean managers and trucks delivering supplies from crossing the border to enter the Kaesong industrial park.

04/03/2013

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US, China propose tough sanctions against NKorea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The world moved closer to punishing North Korea for its latest nuclear test Tuesday as the US introduced a draft resolution, backed by China, with new sanctions aimed at reining in Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

03/05/2013

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