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China says will work with North Korea to boost ties as envoy visits

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Traditional friendship between China and North Korea represents "valuable wealth" for their people, China said after its special envoy met a high-ranking North Korean official, but there was no mention of the crisis over North Korea's weapons.

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North Korea says China envoy stressed stance to 'develop traditional relations': KCNA

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said China's special envoy arrived in Pyongyang on Friday, and met with high-ranking North Korean official Choe Ryong Hae, the North's official KCNA news agency said on Saturday.

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Surgery Reveals North Korean Defector Is Riddled With Parasitic Worms

South Korean doctors operating on an injured North Korean soldier found parasitic worms crawling in his dietary tract, a symptom of poor hygiene and nutrition.

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With ticket to Olympics, North Korean skating pair are 'a rough diamond'

WARSAW (Reuters) - When the Canadian coach Bruno Marcotte started working with a pair of Olympics-qualified North Korean figure skaters, he did not expect much warmth from them.

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U.S. envoy says no communication, no signal from North Korea amid nuclear crisis

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States agreed on Friday to keep working for a peaceful end to the North Korean nuclear crisis, but a U.S. envoy said it was difficult to gauge the reclusive North's intentions as there has been "no signal".

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U.S. envoy says no communication, no signal from North amid nuclear crisis

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States agreed on Friday to keep working for a peaceful end to the North Korean nuclear crisis, but a U.S. envoy said it was difficult to gauge the reclusive North's intentions as there has been "no signal".

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Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades.

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South Korea, U.S. reaffirm need for peaceful resolution of North Korea problem

SEOUL (Reuters) - The nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States held bilateral talks on Friday and addressed measures to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue peacefully and diplomatically, the South's foreign ministry said.

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Images suggest North Korea 'aggressive' work on ballistic missile submarine: institute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite images taken this month of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate Pyongyang is pursuing an "aggressive schedule" to build its first operational ballistic missile submarine, a U.S. institute reported on Thursday.

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Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the U.S. Is Experimenting.

Buried in an emergency funding request to Congress lie hints of new ways to confront Pyongyang, like cyberweapons and armed drones.

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Golf: Co-leader Koepka makes solid start to title defense in Japan

(Reuters) - Defending Dunlop Phoenix Tournament champion Brooks Koepka quickly stamped his authority on the challengers to his title with a six-under-par 65 to tie South Korean Lee Sang-hee for the first-round lead in Miyazaki, Japan on Thursday.

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Fear and loathing in South Korea as university exam postponed by quake

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean test-takers expressed confusion and dejection on Thursday as the country's highly competitive annual university entrance exam, called a "life assignment exam" by some, was postponed a week for the first time ever due to safety concerns.

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War hero was a stranger in his own land

Jesse Leroy Brown was hurtling over the North Korean countryside in his Corsair fighter 17 miles behind enemy lines when he discovered that he was in trouble.

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Inside the Truce Village Where a North Korean Soldier Defected

It’s the only spot in the DMZ where soldiers from the North and South stand just feet from one another. It’s also one of the few where someone could make a break for it.

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North Korean Soccer Talent Tests Defenses and Sanctions

Some government officials in Italy wonder if a group of North Korean soccer players there are free from the control of their government.

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North Korea defector 'stabilized' after second surgery: South Korean surgeon

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier who suffered critical gunshot wounds during a defection dash over the border to South Korea this week stabilized on Wednesday after a second round of surgery, a doctor treating him said.

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North Korean defector begs China to free his family

A North Korean defector is begging the Chinese government to free his wife and son after they were detained by Chinese authorities while attempting to flee from North Korea. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.

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North Korea defector undergoes second surgery, South Korean hospital says

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier who suffered critical gunshot wounds during a defection dash this week over the border with South Korea was being operated upon for a second time early on Wednesday, the hospital treating him said.

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South Korea detects no unusual activity at border where North Korean defected

SEOUL (Reuters) - No unusual activity has been detected at the border with North Korea where a North Korean soldier defected this week, South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Wednesday.

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U.S. government shares technical details on North Korean hacking campaign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a technical alert about cyber attacks it said are sponsored by the North Korean government that have targeted the aerospace, telecommunications and financial industries since 2016.

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Restaurant Review: This May Be the Best Beef at Any Korean BBQ in New York

Cote, a new restaurant in the Flatiron district, styles itself as a steakhouse, with dry-aged beef and a nicely priced menu option.

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Japan's PM says North Korea still developing missiles despite launch pause

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday said an almost two-month pause in North Korean missile tests was no indication that it had halted its weapons development, insisting it was too early for any talks with the regime.

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North Korea nuclear arsenal too developed to destroy quickly, says Moon

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday it would not be easy for reclusive North Korea to destroy its nuclear arsenal quickly, even if wanted to, given its weapons programs were so developed.

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South Korea's Moon says unlikely for North Korea to completely denuclearize in a short time

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday it would not be easy for North Korea to completely destroy its nuclear weapons in a short time considering the state of its arsenal.

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Defecting North Korean soldier critical after escape in hail of bullets

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier is expected to survive critical wounds he received when his old comrades fired a hail of bullets at him as he made a defection dash to South Korea, the South's government and military said on Tuesday.

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Defecting North Korean soldier in critical condition, U.N. investigating

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier shot while defecting to the South has undergone several surgical procedures and is in a critical condition, South Korea's government and military said on Tuesday, with doctors expecting to save him.

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Defecting North Korean soldier shot several times after abandoning escape car

SEOUL (Reuters) - The North Korean soldier shot while defecting to the South on Monday was racing towards the border in a car when a wheel came loose, forcing him to escape on foot under fire from North Korean soldiers, the South Korean government and military said.

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North Korean soldier who defected to South was shot by several North Korean soldiers: U.N

SEOUL (Reuters) - The North Korean soldier who defected to the South on Monday was shot by several North Korean soldiers while making his way over the inter-Korean border, the United Nations Command said on Tuesday.

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Thomas Hudner, War Hero in a Civil Rights Milestone, Dies at 93

Lieutenant Hudner defied expectations when he tried to rescue the Navy’s first black aviator during the Korean War. He was awarded the Medal of Honor.

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North Korean Soldier Shot by Own Troops as He Defects to the South

The North Korean was found alive by South Korean troops and taken to a hospital.

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South Korea celebrity appears in Chinese ad in subtle sign of thawing diplomatic tension

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean actress is promoting cosmetics on China's biggest online mall, in a subtle sign of easing diplomatic tension that has seen once-ubiquitous South Korean celebrities vanish from Chinese marketing campaigns.

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S.Korea celebrity appears in Chinese ad in subtle sign of thawing diplomatic tension

* S.Korean actress promotes cosmetics on Alibaba's Taobao mall

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North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, defects to South

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier defected to the South on Monday after being shot and wounded by the North Korean military, South Korea said.

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North Korean soldier is shot while defecting

A North Korean soldier was shot by his former comrades while defecting to South Korea across the demilitarized zone, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement Monday.

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North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, 'defects to South'

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier defected to the South on Monday after being shot and wounded by the North Korean military, the South Korean military said.

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S.Korean workers seek assurances over Opel shift to Europe

SEOUL, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Opel's plan to shift car production from South Korea to Europe fueled concerns among workers about a sharp fall in output at General Motors' South Korean unit, which is already grappling with slumping sales.

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Trump says North Korea's Kim insulted him by calling him 'old'

HANOI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had insulted him by calling him "old" and said he would never call Kim "short and fat."

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Trump unloads on 'haters and fools'

President Donald Trump unleashed a series of tweets Sunday morning as he nears the end of his epic 13-day diplomatic tour of Asia, going after "haters and fools" who question his ties to Russia and mocking the shape of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

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Chung beats Rublev to become first Next Gen champion

MILAN (Reuters) - South Korean iceman Chung Hyeon doused the fire of Russian Andrey Rublev to win the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals on Saturday -- pocketing a $390,000 check in the process.

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North Korea says Trump begged for a war during his Asia trip

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump's first trip to Asia showed he was a "destroyer" and he had begged for war on the Korean peninsula.

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Defector: Sanctions may cost N. Korea

President Trump slams the North Korean leader, and Secretary of State Tillerson says intel indicates sanctions are working. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Rublev thrashes Coric, sets up Chung rematch in Next Gen final

MILAN (Reuters) - Top seed Andrey Rublev crushed a demoralized Borna Coric on Friday and must and now try to stop undefeated South Korean Chung Hyeon to win the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals title.

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Japan's biggest warship to drill with U.S. carriers near Korean peninsula

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Friday it would send one of its two big helicopter carriers, the largest warship in its fleet, along with two escorts to join three U.S. aircraft carriers for exercises in waters close to the Korean peninsula.

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South Korea to hold summit with China on Saturday: Blue House

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean president Moon Jae-in will hold a summit with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Saturday, South Korea's presidential office said in a statement on Friday.

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'A simple war maniac': North Koreans sound off after Trump

US President Donald Trump had already flown to China by the time ordinary North Koreans heard he'd addressed South Korea's National Assembly.

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North Korea rips Trump for 'filthy rhetoric'

North Korea 's state newspaper fires back after President Donald Trump addressed the South Korean National Assembly in Seoul. CNN's Will Ripley reports.

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Trump Heaps Praise on Xi Jinping and Blames Predecessors for Trade Gaps

Speaking in Beijing, President Trump said that the United States and China have the “power to liberate the world” from the North Korean “menace.”

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South Korea's Moon unveils new focus on Southeast Asia

JAKARTA (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday unveiled a new policy aimed at deepening ties with Southeast Asia, as the North Asian economic powerhouse seeks to curb its reliance on traditional trading partners like China and the United States.

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In Beijing, Trump presses China on North Korea and trade

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump called on China to do more to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue and said bilateral trade had been unfair to the United States, while Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country would be more open to foreign firms.

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Trump tells China's Xi he believes North Korea solution can be found

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday that he believes, like Xi, that a solution can be found to the North Korean nuclear issue, a day after warning Pyongyang of the grave danger of developing nuclear weapons.

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'Is this the Trump we know?' South Koreans wax sanguine after Trump visit

SEOUL (Reuters) - By the time Donald Trump departed Seoul on Wednesday, the sometimes bellicose American president seemed to have mollified South Koreans who had been bracing for more confrontational rhetoric over North Korea, trade, and defense spending.

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North Korean embassy official in focus at Kim Jong Nam trial

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Three men wanted for the killing of Kim Jong Nam were driven to the murder site in a car bought by a North Korean embassy official, a Malaysian court was told on Wednesday, bringing into focus the embassy's role in the sensational murder.

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In Pakistan, North Korean diplomat's alcohol stash raises bootlegging suspicions

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Neighbors say when three men kicked down the doors and burgled the home of a North Korean diplomat in Islamabad last month, it took them more than three hours to lug out their booty: thousands of bottles of Scotch whisky, beer and French wine.

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5 key moments from Trump's speech

US President Donald Trump addressed the South Korean parliament in Seoul Wednesday, with a fiery speech that was full of criticism of the country's northern neighbor and particularly its leader Kim Jong Un.

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Trump warns 'rogue regime' North Korea of grave danger

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump issued a stark warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday, telling him that the nuclear weapons he is developing “are not making you safer, they are putting your regime in grave danger.”

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They feel safer in South Korea than in US

Americans living in Seoul, South Korea tell CNN's Brooke Baldwin that, despite North Korean tensions, they feel safe.

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Exclusive: China curbs tourism to North Korea ahead of Trump visit - sources

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese tour operators based in the border city of Dandong have been told to halt trips to the North Korean capital Pyongyang, five sources told Reuters on Tuesday, the day before U.S. President Donald Trump's first official visit to China.

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Trump Sees a ‘Lot of Progress’ on North Korea During Seoul Visit

President Trump’s remarks about handling North Korea came after he visited American and South Korean troops during his whirlwind tour of Asia.

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The President stresses the urgency of curbing Pyongyang's advances in nuclear capabilities

President Donald Trump stressed the urgency of curbing North Korea's advances in its nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities on Tuesday alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

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US carriers to conduct mock battle

US President Donald Trump's arrival in Seoul Tuesday is being accompanied by a major show of force off the Korean Peninsula.

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China detains 10 North Koreans amid possible defector crackdown: sources

SEOUL (Reuters) - Ten North Koreans, including a three-year-old child, have been detained in China, where they face being deported back to the North, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

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Trump lands in South Korea, frontlines of North Korean nuclear standoff

OSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in South Korea on Tuesday, the closest he has come to the frontlines of the nuclear standoff with North Korea, on a visit that could further aggravate tensions with Pyongyang.

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Trump arrives in South Korea for talks on nukes, trade

OSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump landed in South Korea on Tuesday, the second leg of his 12-day Asia trip dominated by the North Korean nuclear standoff.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Is South Korea’s Alliance with the United States Worth It?

It is time for South Koreans to question the myth that the bond is sacrosanct.

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Profile: A Novelist Confronts the Complex Relationship Between Japan and Korea

Min Jin Lee, the author of “Pachinko,” discusses her book and the remnants of discrimination against Koreans by the Japanese.

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Trump's Seoul visit to put him at heart of North Korea nuclear standoff

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will step directly into the shadow of the North Korean nuclear standoff on Tuesday on a visit to South Korea in which his words alone could risk further inflaming tensions with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Trump says Japan would shoot North Korean missiles 'out of sky' if it bought U.S. weaponry

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Japan would shoot North Korean missiles "out of the sky" if it bought the U.S. weaponry needed for doing so, suggesting Tokyo take a stance it has avoided until now.

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Trump Tells Japan It Can Protect Itself by Buying U.S. Arms

President Trump by turns generous and challenging as he pressed Japan on shooting down North Korean missiles and on trade imbalances with the United States.

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Airport video shows North Korean embassy official with Kim Jong Nam murder suspects

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An North Korean embassy official and a manager of Air Koryo, the national airline, met suspects wanted for the killing of Kim Jong Nam shortly after the murder, according to video recordings shown at the trial in Kuala Lumpur on Monday.

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Trump says stands with Japan against North Korean 'menace', working on trade

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that America stood with close ally Japan against the North Korean "menace" and that Washington would work with Tokyo to sort out problems on trade between the world's biggest and third-largest economies.

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US, Australia and South Korea hold joint Navy drills

The US, Australian and South Korean navies are conducting joint exercises off South Korea intended to simulate the interception of shipments of nuclear material meant for North Korea.

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Trump says stands with Japan against North Korean menace, working on trade

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said America stood with ally Japan against the North Korean "menace" and that Washington would work with Tokyo to sort out problems on trade between the world's biggest and third-largest economies.

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South Korea imposes sanctions on 18 North Koreans, a day before Trump visit

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea imposed unilateral sanctions on 18 North Koreans on Monday, barring any financial transactions between those sanctioned and any South Koreans, as part of international efforts to dry up Pyongyang's illegal cash flows.

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Golf: Park projected to take world number one ranking from Ryu

IBARAKI, JAPAN (Reuters) - Park Sung-hyun is projected to take over the women's world number one ranking after fellow South Korean Ryu So-yeon finished equal 33rd at the TOTO Japan Classic on Sunday.

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An inside look at life along the Korean DMZ

CNN's Brooke Baldwin gets an inside look at life along the Korean DMZ.

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'He's such a dreamer:' Skepticism dogs U.S. envoy's North Korean peace efforts

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Saddled with the toughest job in American diplomacy, the chief U.S. negotiator with North Korea stands between a U.S. president who insists he doesn’t want to talk and an enemy who shows no interest in listening.

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South Korean Leader Boxed In as Trump Threatens North Korea

President Moon Jae-in’s plans for easing tensions with North Korea have gone nowhere, and his supporters worry the Trump administration may drag their nation into war.

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Mission intangible: 'Warm-hearted' Koreans serve up super-spicy kimchi for a cause

SEOUL (Reuters) - Plunging their pink-gloved hands into cartons of cabbages, and slathering the vegetables with a bright-red sauce, more than 2,300 people on Friday got to grips with making the...

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Fake meat, free markets ease North Koreans' hunger

SEOUL (Reuters) - Take the dregs left from making soy bean oil, which usually go to feed the pigs. Press and roll them into a sandy-colored paste. Stuff with rice, and top with chilli sauce. The dish's name, injogogi, means "man-made meat."

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Month into trial, North Korean 'masterminds' behind Kim Jong Nam killing a mystery

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - One month into the trial of the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Malaysian prosecutors have focused on two accused women, but have shed no light on four prime North Korean suspects.

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Golf: Kim leads in Vegas, Watson struggles on return

(Reuters) - South Korean Whee Kim continued his good start to the season with a bogey-free six-under-par 65 to take the first-round lead at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas on Thursday.

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U.S. bombers fly drill near Korean peninsula

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Guam-based U.S. B-1B bombers, accompanied by fighter jets from South Korea and Japan, carried out an exercise in the vicinity of the Korean peninsula on Nov. 2, Korean-time, the U.S. Air Force said on Thursday.

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North Korean defector gives insight into regime

"Kim Jong-un decided to show he is a man with mercilessness," says former senior North Korean diplomat Thae Yong Ho, who defected in August 2016.

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Defected North Korean diplomat: I was 'a modern slave'

North Korea's former deputy ambassador to the UK, who defected to South Korea in 2016, tells CNN he was like "a modern slave."

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South Korea spy agency sees possibility of new North Korean missile test: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may possibly carry out a new missile test, as brisk activity has been spotted at its research facilities, South Korea's spy agency said on Thursday, the South's Yonhap News Agency reported.

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North Korea defector says information is a bigger threat to the regime than US pressure

At the age of just four years old, children in North Korea bow before giant portraits depicting the three supreme leaders of the Kim dynasty -- a ritualistic display of obedience that embodies Kim Jong Un's strategy to maintain his unquestioned grip on power, a former North Korean diplomat told US lawmakers on Wednesday.

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North Korea says China wants to boost ties

The leaders of China and North Korea have exchanged personal messages, according to North Korean state media, a rare move that could signal a thaw in strained top-level diplomatic relations.

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China's Xi says hopes to promote relations with North Korea: KCNA

SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping replied to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's congratulatory message on China's recently completed Communist Party Congress, saying he hopes to promote ties between the two countries, North Korea's official news agency KCNA said.

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North Korean defector pushes diplomatic solution in U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A rare high-level defector from North Korea told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that disseminating more information in the reclusive country would ultimately be more effective than the billions of dollars being spent to address the military threat.

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Want to See Some Curling? Ticket Sales Tepid for Pyeongchang Olympics

With 100 days to go before the Games begin, South Koreans have shown little interest in attending.

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South Korea upbeat 100 days before Games

Marking 100 days until the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the Olympic flame has once again arrived on South Korean soil.

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South Korean President hopes Olympics brings 'inter-Korean peace'

South Korean President Moon Jae-in hopes his "audacious plan" for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang can help unite North and South Korea.

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Olympics: It's ready but will they come? South Korea counts down to Winter Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Workers in the South Korean resort town of Pyeongchang are making final preparations for the Winter Olympics, remaking roads, renovating buildings and preparing menus in English, Chinese and Japanese, a burst of activity that masks a big problem.

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China says will work with South Korea towards denuclearization on Korean peninsula

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and South Korea will work towards denuclearization on the Korean peninsula, the Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks set for monthly gain, tech near record high

LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Emerging markets broadly firmed on Tuesday after a scintillating performance from U.S. giant Apple put emerging tech shares on track for a tenth straight month of gains, with South Korean markets surging to record highs.

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China, South Korea agree to mend ties after THAAD standoff

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Seoul and Beijing on Tuesday agreed to move beyond a year-long stand-off over the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, a dispute that has been devastating to South Korean businesses that rely on Chinese consumers.

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Samsung Electronics names new-generation leaders as profit soars

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd named a new generation of top managers on Tuesday and promised to reward shareholders with $26 billion in payouts to 2020, as it reported record third-quarter profit.

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North Korea hacked Daewoo Shipbuilding, took warship blueprints: South Korea lawmaker

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea probably stole South Korean warship blueprints after hacking into Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd's database in April last year, a South Korean opposition lawmaker said on Tuesday.

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N.Korea hacked Daewoo Shipbuilding, took warship blueprints -S.Korea lawmaker

SEOUL, Oct 31 (Reuters) - North Korea probably stole South Korean warship blueprints after hacking into Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd's database in April last year, a South Korean opposition lawmaker said on Tuesday.

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Samsung Electronics to boost returns after record third-quarter profit

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd promised to return $26 billion to shareholders over the next three years as it reported record third-quarter profit on the back of the global boom in memory chips.