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Push to End South Korea Abortion Ban Gains Strength, and Signatures

The activists are seeking to bring the law closer to the current reality. The ban on abortion is rarely enforced, and it is relatively easy for women to find willing doctors at clinics. According to a government estimate, based on a survey [...]
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Report: Trump asked why “pretty Korean lady” hostage expert wasn’t negotiating with North Korea

The analyst told Trump that her parents are Korean. Then, according to NBC, “Trump turned to an adviser in the room and seemed to suggest her ethnicity should determine her career path, asking why the ‘pretty Korean lady’ [...]
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North Korea Praises ‘Fire and Fury’ Book on Trump Administration

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Photo Retailers in the United States are having trouble keeping “Fire and Fury” in stock. Pirated copies of the book are already circulating online in Asia. Credit [...]
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Businesswoman’s Fate a Test of China’s Resolve on North Korea

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Dandong Hongxiang added 28 subsidiaries in the two years after the sanctions on Korea Kwangson, according to a report by C4ADS, a research organization in Washington devoted to security issues, and the Sejong Institute in Seoul. [...]
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South Korea’s Leader Credits Trump for North Korea Talks

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Otherwise, North Korea made a surprisingly conciliatory gesture during the talks, promising to send a delegation of athletes, cheerleaders and journalists to the Winter Olympics being held next month in the South Korean town of Pyeongchang. [...]
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North Korea to Send Olympic Athletes to South Korea, in Breakthrough

7 days ago | 0 comment
The development came after Mr. Ri opened the talks by throwing a curveball: He suggested that the talks be open to reporters. That way, he said, the people in both Koreas would be able to witness the North’s sincerity about improving [...]
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How U.S. Intelligence Agencies Underestimated North Korea

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The C.I.A. and other American intelligence services had predicted this moment would come, eventually. For decades, they accurately projected the broad trajectory of North Korea’s nuclear program. Yet their inability to foresee the North’s [...]
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North and South Korea Agree to Border Talks Next Week

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
The Panmunjom talks will be the first high-level inter-Korean dialogue in more than two years, coming after months of warlike threats from both North Korea and the United States over the North’s nuclear weapons program. “The agenda [...]
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Trump’s North Korea tweets shatter decades-old nuclear taboo

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
President Ronald Reagan was warming up for a national radio address on Aug. 11, 1984, when an open microphone caught him joking about nuclear war. “My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you today that I’ve signed legislation [...]
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North Korea Reopens Border Hotline With South

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
Seizing on Mr. Kim’s outreach, South Korea also urged the North on Tuesday to reopen the Panmunjom hotline so that both sides could start preparations for high-level talks, a proposal the North embraced Wednesday. “We will connect [...]