02/14/14 04:31 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea agreed in a rare high-level meeting Friday to stop insulting each other and to go ahead with planned reunions of Korean War-divided families next week despite a dispute over upcoming U.S.-South Korean military drills. Highly emotional reunions...
02/14/14 03:01 PM
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he had won a commitment from China to help bring a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks, even as he butted heads with Chinese leaders over a series of increasingly aggressive steps Beijing has taken to assert...
02/14/14 12:28 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas sat down Friday for a second round of talks this week at a border village as the North's calls for a delay of annual South Korea-U.S. military drills threaten plans for the resumption of emotional reunions of war-divided families. A year after...
02/14/14 12:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea has accelerated excavation at a site used for underground nuclear test explosions, though a test doesn't appear imminent, a U.S. research institute said Thursday. The findings, based on satellite photographs, were released as Secretary of State John Kerry and his...
02/10/14 05:18 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — The family of a Washington state man imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year expressed alarm and sadness Monday after an invitation was cancelled for a U.S. envoy to visit Pyongyang and discuss Kenneth Bae's release. Terri Chung, Bae's sister, said in a statement,...
By Associated Press | 02/10/14 07:59 AM
The State Department says it is "deeply disappointed" in North Korea's decision to withdraw for a second time an invitation to a U.S. envoy to discuss the release of a jailed American businessman.
By Ashe Schow | 02/06/14 01:18 PM
President Obama called for the release of two Americans, Kenneth Bae and Saeed Abedini, who have been held as prisoners in North Korea and Iran, respectively, due to religious intolerance. Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, Obama called on the foreign governments to release...
By Brian Hughes | 02/06/14 10:01 AM
President Obama declared Thursday that “around the world, freedom of religion is under threat,” using remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast to urge governments not to stifle how their citizens choose to worship.
By Eric Talmadge | 01/29/14 08:37 AM
North Korea's propaganda machine is churning out near-daily denunciations of the United States and South Korea for a series of soon-to-start military maneuvers, warning nuclear war could be imminent and saying it will take dramatic action of its own if further provoked. Sound familiar?
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