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Korea: Region in East Asia
Korea is a region in East Asia consisting of the Korean Peninsula, Jeju Island, and several minor islands near the peninsula. Korea has been divided since 1948 between two distinct sovereign states, North Korea and South Korea. Korea is bordered by Russia to the northeast, China to the northwest, and neighbours Japan to the east via the Korea Strait and the Sea of Japan.

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South Korea proposes talks with North to discuss Mt Kumgang resort

South Korea proposed talks with North Korea on how to handle the North's Mt Kumgang resort, once a rare example of cooperation between the Koreas, which Pyongyang wants removed amid frayed ties,..
Reuters - Published

North Korea tells South Korea it wants 'shabby' Mt Kumgang resort rebuilt

North Korea has notified Seoul that it wants to discuss the rebuilding of facilities constructed by South Korea at the North's Mount Kumgang resort, an important symbol of cooperation between the..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Korea


North Korea's Kim rides white stallion ahead of 'great operation' [Video]North Korea's Kim rides white stallion ahead of 'great operation'

North Korea's leader is pictured riding a white horse on a sacred mountain in new state media report, which also cited Kim Jong Un aides saying they're convinced he is planning a "great operation."..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

North Korea: no way for U.S. to bring new plans in 2 weeks [Video]North Korea: no way for U.S. to bring new plans in 2 weeks

North Korea said on Sunday that there was no way United States would bring alternative plans for their stalled nuclear talks within two weeks. Jillian Kitchener reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

North Korea, US nuclear talks break down in Sweden [Video]North Korea, US nuclear talks break down in Sweden

North Korea's top negotiator said nuclear talks with his American counterparts had broken down because the Washington delegation would not "give up their old viewpoint and attitude." Conway G. Gittens..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:59Published

Global shares slide as U.S., German data deepen the gloom [Video]Global shares slide as U.S., German data deepen the gloom

European shares followed U.S. and Asian markets lower as fresh numbers on both sides of the Atlantic added to worries over a worldwide slowdown. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

N. Korea won't give up nuclear weapons: ex-Trump adviser [Video]N. Korea won't give up nuclear weapons: ex-Trump adviser

North Korea has no intention of giving up its nuclear weapons and Pyongyang benefits from stalling in its standoff with Washington, U.S. President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser John..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:08Published

 

North Korea says U.S., South Korea must present new solutions for conflict

The United States and South Korea must produce new solutions for the current standoff on the Korean Peninsula, a senior North Korean military official said on Monday, warning that hostile policies..
Reuters - Published

Dennis Rodman, who hangs with Trump and Kim, says Korea peace deal 'could still work'

Former U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman, one of a handful of Westerners to have met North Korean head of state Kim Jong Un, and a friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Monday he thought the..
Reuters - Published

Japan's Kono wants progress in resolving wartime labor feud with Seoul

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Wednesday said he wanted to see progress toward resolving a feud with South Korea over compensating Korean wartime workers that has put a deep chill on ties..
Reuters - Published

North Korea fires missiles, derides South Korea's Moon as 'impudent'

North Korea launched at least two short-range ballistic missiles on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's president as "impudent" and vowed that..
Reuters - Published

North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's 'senseless' dialogue pledge

North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's president as "impudent" and vowed that inter-Korean..
Reuters - Published

North Korea says no inter-Korean talks unless South Korea, U.S. end military drills

There will not be inter-Korean talks unless South Korea and the United States end joint military exercises that set North Korea as an "enemy," a senior official at Pyongyang's foreign ministry said on..
Reuters - Published

Japan, led by less apologetic generation, stays tough in South Korea feud

When Yohei Kono made a landmark 1993 apology to "comfort women", many of them Koreans, forced to work in wartime military brothels, Japan's then chief cabinet secretary spoke for a moderate..
Reuters - Published

N. Korea fires projectiles for third time in 8 days, South says

Seoul says they appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles; Pyongyang is seen as ramping up pressure over stalled nukes talks
CBS News - Published

North Korea fires two missiles less than a week after last test

North Korea fired two more missiles overnight, casting new doubt on President Trump’s push to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. This is its second missile launch in less than a week. CBS News has..
CBS News - Published

Russia accuses N. Korea of detaining fishing boat and crew: RIA

Russia on Wednesday accused North Korea of illegally detaining one of its fishing vessels and said it would freeze talks with Pyongyang on fisheries cooperation until the issue was resolved, the RIA..
Reuters - Published

After nearly 70 years, a Pennsylvania farm boy killed in Korea will be coming home

Pfc. Earl Markle went missing in action in Korea in 1950. Finally, his body has been identified, and he will be coming home.
USATODAY.com - Published

In new talks, U.S. and North Korea to face old disagreements

When nuclear talks resume after Sunday's off-the-cuff meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the inter-Korean border, negotiators will be revisiting old..
Reuters - Published

Trump meets US troops soon after N. Korea meeting

President Donald Trump recounted the moment when he stepped across the border at the demilitarized zone into North Korea Sunday. Trump shared the moment as he addressed the US military at an American..
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump holds historic meeting with Kim with a tweet, handshake and 'flowers of hope'

U. S. President Donald Trump took a historic step into North Korea on Sunday, drawing on his penchant for showmanship and surprise to pull off talks with Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)..
Reuters - Published

After surprise Trump-Kim meeting, U.S. and North Korea to reopen talks

U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and..
Reuters - Published

Trump sets foot in North Korea, agrees with Kim to resume talks

U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and..
Reuters - Published

U.S., North Korea agree at DMZ to resume stalled nuclear talks: Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed on Sunday to resume stalled nuclear talks when they met in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas.
Reuters - Published

Trump meets North Korea's Kim on DMZ between the two Koreas

U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, shaking hands warmly and both expressing hopes for peace.
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Some facts about the DMZ separating the two Koreas

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, raising hopes for a revival of stalled nuclear talks.
Reuters - Published

Trump lands at DMZ ahead of meeting with North Korea's Kim

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas on Sunday ahead of his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Reuters - Published

Trump says officials in 'final stages' of working out meeting with North Korea's Kim

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had been told that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would like to meet him, and officials are arranging a quick meeting at the demilitarized zone (DMZ)..
Reuters - Published

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone

A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in the process of denuclearizing North Korea, South..
Reuters - Published

Trump says both he and North Korea's Kim want to meet at DMZ

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un both want to meet at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas later in the day, raising hopes for an..
Reuters - Published

Trump says he and North Korea's Kim had 'good relationship'; hopes to say hello at DMZ visit

U.S. President Donald Trump said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had "a good feeling" and "a good relationship" and he hoped to meet him at the Demilitarized Zone border dividing the two Koreas..
Reuters - Published

Trump comments on NKO, China at G20 presser

U.S. President Donald Trump says he may meet with Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarised zone in the coming days and that the North Korean leader "was very receptive." (June 29)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Korean War POW identified, buried near fellow vet and friend

Ten of the 20 countries involved in this week’s G20 Summit in Japan were also involved in the Korean War. Fighting in Korea ended in 1953, but no peace treaty was ever signed. Over 7,600 Americans..
CBS News - Published

North Korea says Trump-Kim meet at DMZ 'very interesting suggestion'

A proposal by U.S. President Donald Trump to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the Korean border is a "very interesting suggestion", North Korea said..
Reuters - Published

Donald Trump invites Kim Jong Un to meet him at Korea border

It was initially hard to tell if President Donald Trump's invitation was a joke or not
USATODAY.com - Published

Multi-million dollar projects can boost North Korea-U.S. nuclear talks: South Korea minister

Inter-Korea commercial projects that can channel millions of dollars a year to Pyongyang may be used as leverage to boost talks on ending poor and isolated North Korea's nuclear program, the South's..
Reuters - Published

18 awe-inspiring places added as UNESCO biosphere sites

18 new sites in 12 countries were added as UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves for 2019 including places in Spain, Korea and Norway.
USATODAY.com - Published

Russia says situation in Korean Peninsula could escalate in 2020: RIA

The situation in the Korean Peninsula could escalate next year if the United States fails to convince Pyongyang it is serious about improving ties, a senior member of Russia's Security Council said on..
Reuters - Published

Xi firmly backs Pyongyang's effort to solve Korea Peninsula issues: Rodong Sinmun

Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in politically resolving issues on the..
Reuters - Published

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