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He Changed His Country’s Name. Will North Macedonia Punish Him?

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Zoran Zaev, the front-runner in a general election on Wednesday in North Macedonia, got more done during his 30 months as prime minister than most Macedonian politicians did in the nearly 30 years since the [...]

Envoy says US ready to resume talks with North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – President Donald Trump’s point man to North Korea said Wednesday that the U.S. administration is ready to resume stalled nuclear negotiations despite the North’s repeated claims that it has no immediate [...]

In North Korea, Coronavirus Hurts Like No Sanctions Could

SEOUL, South Korea — On New Year’s Day, North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, called for a “frontal breakthrough to foil the enemies’ sanctions.” The strategy meant finding new sources of income, legal or illegal, and mainly [...]

For North Korea, Blowing Hot and Cold is Part of the Strategy

SEOUL, South Korea — One of North Korea’s favorite geopolitical strategies has long been compared to dipping alternately in pools of scathingly hot and icy cold water in a public bathhouse. ​Just a week ago, Kim Yo-jong, the only sister [...]

North Korea’s Leader Overrules Military Plan to Deploy Troops at Border

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has overruled his military’s plans to resume exercises and deploy more troops near the heavily armed border with South Korea, using his authority to de-escalate rising tensions [...]

Black eyes for Trump, Meadows in North Carolina primary

Madison Cawthorn, a 24-year-old first-time candidate, is running to represent North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District, formerly held by Mark Meadows. | Patrick Sebastian/Cawthorn Campaign via AP */ ]]> President Donald [...]

SKorean activist floats leaflets to North amid high tensions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – A South Korean activist said Tuesday hundreds of thousands of leaflets had been launched by balloon across the border with North Korea overnight, after the North repeatedly warned it would retaliate against [...]

North Korea Vows to Dump Millions of Leaflets and Trash on the South

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s printing shops have been working overtime to revive a favorite weapon of Cold War-era psychological warfare: sending millions of propaganda leaflets, cigarette butts and other trash to South Korea, [...]

​North Korea Blows Up Liaison Office Shared With South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Tuesday blew up a building where its officials and their South Korean counterparts had recently worked side by side, dramatically signaling its displeasure with the South after weeks of threats [...]

North Korea tells South to stop ‘nonsensical’ denuke talk

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea on Saturday again bashed South Korea, telling its rival to stop “nonsensical” talk about its denuclearization and vowing to expand its military capabilities. The statement by senior North Korean [...]