Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts

Friday, July 20, 2018

South Korea court hands ex-president Park 8 more years in jail

former President Park Geun-hye
A South Korean court sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of funds from the state spy agency and interfering in 2016 parliamentary elections.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

North Koreans skeptical of better future, unification

North Koreans skeptical of better future
The increase in inter-Korea cooperation and exchange has not raised hopes among ordinary North Koreans their lives will improve, even in the event of national unification.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Seoul expresses regret over Japan's Dokdo claim in school curriculum

Japan's Dokdo claim
South Korea expressed regret over Japan's decision to teach high school students geography and history, containing its claim to Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo, starting next year.

Friday, July 13, 2018

South Korea scrambles fighter jets after Russian bombers trespass zone

KADIZ KOREA
Two Russian military aircraft entered South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone multiple times on Friday afternoon, according to Seoul's joint chiefs of staff.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

South Korea Suspends Civilian Drills to Help Talks with North Korea

South Korea Suspends Civilian Drills
South Korea has suspended its summertime civil defense drills aimed at preparing against a North Korean attack to keep alive a positive atmosphere for nuclear diplomacy with the North.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Kim, Xi agreed U.S. troops should leave South Korea

U.S. troops should leave South Korea
Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to work toward the eventual withdrawal of U.S. troops from South Korea during their third summit in China, according to a Japanese press report.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Pentagon indefinitely suspends some military exercises with South Korea

military exercises with South Korea
The United States and South Korea have agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises, the Pentagon has said, in the aftermath of the summit earlier this month between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Mattis: US troop presence in S. Korea not ‘on table’ at Trump-Kim summit

US troop presence in S. Korea not ‘on table’ at Trump-Kim summit
The issue of US troops stationed in South Korea will not be “on the table”at a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

North Korea calls for end to Seoul-Tokyo intelligence sharing

North Korea calls for end to Seoul-Tokyo intelligence sharing
North Korea is calling for the termination of a military intelligence-sharing agreement between South Korea and Japan in a statement that reflects an increasing trend toward interference from Pyongyang.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

North Korea OKs South Korean journalists after Moon remarks


North Korea Nuclear Test Site Part-collapsed
North Korea may have approved travel for South Korean journalists at the last minute on Wednesday after watching South Korean President Moon Jae-in exchange views with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pyongyang refuse l’accès sur son site nucléaire aux journalistes sud-coréens

site nucléaire
Contrairement aux promesses faites lors du sommet historique intercoréen du 27 avril, Pyongyang a refusé l’accès à son territoire aux journalistes sud-coréens qui devaient couvrir la fermeture du polygone nucléaire en Corée du Nord.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

North Koreans defect to South Korea

Two North Koreans have defected to South Korea, the first people to do so since a historic summit between the leaders of the two countries in April, the Yonhap News Agency reported on Saturday citing a government source.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

North Korea suspends high-level talks with South Korea. Threats to cancel U.S. summit

North Korea suspends high-level talks with South Korea
North Korea said on Wednesday it had no choice but to suspend high-level talks with South Korea scheduled for later in the day due to U.S.-South Korean military exercises that went against the trend of warming North-South ties.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Kim Jong-un favors denuclearizing Korean Peninsula at talks with China’s leader

Kim Jong-un Xi Jinping
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has spoken out in favor of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula during the talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

South Korea wants US troops to stay regardless of any treaty with North Korea

South Korea wants US troops to stay
South Korea has said the issue of US troops stationed in the South  is unrelated to any future peace treaty with North Korea and that American forces should stay even if such an agreement is signed.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

US Troop Removal From Korea Up for Talks With Allies, N. Korea : Mattis

US Troop Removal From Korea
Withdrawing US troops from the Korean Peninsula would be discussed with allies if North Korea demanded it as part of reaching a peace agreement, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said during a meeting with Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak at the Pentagon.

UN chief hails inter-Korean summit, ready to offer assistance

UN chief
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has hailed the "truly historic" summit between the leaders of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea and is ready to offer further assistance, his spokesperson said Friday.

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