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Tue, September 21, 2021 | 22:35
`My tears have long dried up'
A group of senior citizens looked as if they were back in elementary school waiting for their first field day, Wednesday, excited and anxious in equal parts. That might be an understatement since they, 82 to be exact, were about to meet their siblings and other relatives from North Korea for the first time in more than 60 years, when they were in their teens or early 20s.
| 2014-02-19 17:08
Korean Peninsula Club to deal with NK instability
Seoul on Tuesday held the launching event of a consultative council consisting of 21 foreign diplomatic missions stationed here that don’t have missions in North Korea but are in charge of affairs relating to both Koreas, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
| 2014-02-18 16:06
Seoul sends officials to bomb attack site in Egypt
The government dispatched officials Monday to the site of a bomb attack on a tourist bus in Egypt that killed three South Koreans, one Egyptian, and injured 14 others, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
| 2014-02-17 17:38
NK playing nuclear card: experts
North Korea is playing the so-called nuclear card in order to gain the upper hand while negotiating with South Korea and the United States by increasing movement at the Stalinist state’s nuclear sites, experts said Friday.
| 2014-02-14 16:36
Kerry bears no new message
Seoul and Washington urged North Korea, Thursday, to show its commitment to denuclearization, saying they will not engage in talks with the reclusive state “for the sake of talks.”
| 2014-02-13 17:13
Two Koreas meet
South and North Korea held their first high-level talks in seven years, Wednesday, at the border village of Panmunjeom. They exchanged points of interest without producing any specific agreements. “The two sides have different agendas in mind,” a unification ministry official said. “We are not at the stage of fine-tuning any issues to reach an agreement. All we can say is tha...
| 2014-02-12 17:59
Ex-Japanese PM makes reconciliatory visit to Seoul
Former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama, a dovish politician famous for his 1995 apology to victims of Japan’s past aggressions, arrived in Seoul, Tuesday, as relations between the neighboring countries head toward their lowest ebb because of Tokyo’s denial of imperial misdeeds.
| 2014-02-11 18:09
'N. Korea ready for 4th nuclear test'
Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin said Monday that North Korea is ready to conduct another nuclear test at its Northeastern site of Punggye-ri.
| 2014-02-10 16:42
Will Kerry bring good news on Obama visit?
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Seoul later this week to discuss a wide range of regional issues including North Korea’s nuclear program, a foreign ministry official said Sunday.
| 2014-02-09 16:21
'Joseon-jok' issue may put strains on Seoul-Beijing ties
Korea and China need to forge a united front against Japan in relation to Tokyo’s wartime wrongdoings, but the Korean government’s friendly attitude toward Chinese-Koreans pose a risk to relations between the two countries, analysts said.
| 2014-02-09 16:09
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