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South Korea Resists U.S. Pressure to Improve Ties With Japan

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea on Friday adamantly rejected an American request to continue sharing military intelligence with Japan, as the two American allies remained locked in festering disputes over trade and history. Mark [...]

North Korea Says U.S. Sought More Talks, but Calls It a ‘Trick’

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Thursday that the United States had proposed resuming talks on denuclearization in December, but warned that Pyongyang was not interested unless Washington was ready to meet its terms. And [...]

North Korea Fires 2 Projectiles in First Test Since Latest Talks Stalled

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea launched ​two short-range projectiles off its east coast on Thursday, its first such tests since a new effort at talks with the United States stalled over the terms of ending its nuclear weapons [...]

U.S. Nuclear Talks With North Korea Break Down in Hours

The first negotiations in eight months between the Trump administration and North Korea aimed at breaking the logjam over dismantling the North’s nuclear program broke down only hours after they began in Stockholm on Saturday, the [...]

Man Confesses to Brutal Killings That Terrorized South Korea, Police Say

SEOUL, South Korea — A 56-year-old man has confessed to raping and murdering 14 women more than two decades ago, the South Korean police said on Wednesday, as they closed in on the man that they believe is the culprit in the country’s [...]

North Korea and U.S. Say Official Talks Will Resume in Days

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea and the United States have agreed to resume a long-stalled official dialogue this weekend in an effort to narrow their differences on how to terminate the North’s nuclear weapons program, officials [...]

Bolton pessimistic on North Korea in 1st speech since ouster

WASHINGTON (AP) – Former national security adviser John Bolton gave a characteristically pessimistic outlook on the prospects for getting North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons as he made his first public appearance since he was ousted [...]

N. Korea urges Trump to make bold move to revive diplomacy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea said Friday it wants President Donald Trump to make a “wise option and bold decision” to produce a breakthrough in stalled nuclear diplomacy, in an escalation of pressure on the U.S. ahead of [...]

Kim Jong-un Visits South Korea? The South Says It Could Happen

His approval ratings have fallen in recent weeks after damaging revelations in the news media around his appointment of Cho Kuk, one of his former presidential aides, as justice minister. On Monday, prosecutors raided Mr. Cho’s home to collect [...]

She Fled Famine in North Korea, Then Died Poor in a Prosperous Land

SEOUL, South Korea — It was sad enough when the bodies of Han Sung-ok and her 6-year-old son were found in their $ 74-a-month apartment in Seoul in July, two months after they had died. But the story became national news after it [...]