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South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war

South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war

Dozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the border into North Korea for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by the turmoil of the Korean War.

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Rival Koreas agree to hold a third leaders' summit in Pyongyang
South Korea

Rival Koreas agree to hold a third leaders' summit in Pyongyang

The two Koreas held a fresh round of talks at the DMZ on Monday to discuss the third summit.

North Korea has not taken steps to denuclearise, John Bolton says
USA

North Korea has not taken steps to denuclearise, John Bolton says

The dismal acknowledgment comes nearly two months after President Donald Trump held a historic summit.

  • by Felicia Sonmez
US hits Russian bank with sanctions for N.Korea-related activity

US hits Russian bank with sanctions for N.Korea-related activity

The US imposed sanctions on a Russian bank it said had facilitated a transaction with a person blacklisted for involvement with North Korea's nuclear program.

Thousands of North Korean workers welcome in Russia: report
Russia

Thousands of North Korean workers welcome in Russia: report

More than 10,000 new North Korean workers have registered in Russia since September, according to reported official Russian figures.

  • by Kanishka Singh
North Korea is working on new missiles: US spy agencies

North Korea is working on new missiles: US spy agencies

US spy agencies are seeing signs that North Korea is constructing new missiles at a factory that produced the country's first ICBMs capable of reaching the US.

  • by Ellen Nakashima and Joby Warrick
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North Korea has 2.6 million 'modern slaves', new report estimates
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North Korea has 2.6 million 'modern slaves', new report estimates

Australian mining magnate and anti-slavery campaigner Andrew Forrest has published a global index of modern slavery.

  • by Adam Taylor
North Koreans no shows at meeting to discuss US soldiers’ remains
USA

North Koreans no shows at meeting to discuss US soldiers’ remains

North Korean officials did not show up Thursday for a meeting with Americans, officials said.

  • by Choe Sang-hun
Return of war dead from North Korea could take years of digging
USA

Return of war dead from North Korea could take years of digging

No new remains have been returned since the Singapore Summit, despite Donald Trump's assurances.

  • by Tim Kelly
Kim Jong-un reminds Donald Trump denuclearisation won't come cheap
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Analysis

Kim Jong-un reminds Donald Trump denuclearisation won't come cheap

Mike Pompeo went to Pyongyang to get Kim Jong-un to give up his nuclear weapons. He left with a reminder of exactly what the price would be.

Japan's Abe praises Pompeo after Pyongyang's 'gangster-like' jibe
South Korea

Japan's Abe praises Pompeo after Pyongyang's 'gangster-like' jibe

The Japanese Prime Minister has made a point of praising the US Secretary of State as doubt grows about North Korea's readiness to denuclearise.

  • by David Brunnstrom