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How the Olympics pulled back the veil on North -South Korea relations: Reporter's notebook
Reporting on North Korea as a journalist is often a frustrating experience. It is like collecting random pieces of a puzzle and trying to put them together without knowing whether the pieces belong in the final picture. Talking to analysts helps sometimes, but they, too, are in the guessing game to
North Korea to send high-level delegation to Olympics closing ceremony
North Korea said it plans to send a high-level delegation to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games on Sunday, according to the South's Unification Ministry. The eight-member delegation, led by hardline military general and Party Central Committee Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol, is expected
Pence bashes North Korea's military parade, endorses Trump's parade
Vice President Mike Pence engaged in a game of parade one-upmanship on Friday as he spoke to reporters in South Korea ahead of the opening ceremonies for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . Pence was asked about Thursday's military parade in North Korea overseen by dictator Kim Jong Un . He directly
Peace Concert Held at Korea's DMZ
Daniel Barenboim, the world-renowned conductor and pianist, led a peace concert performed by the West -Eastern Divan Orchestra in Imjingak near Korea's Demilitarized Zone on the country's Independence Day. Part of the WEDO's tour in Seoul, this finale concert was organized in efforts to bring
Public Opinion Depicts More Combative South Korea
North Korea's shelling of a South Korean island appears to have pushed public opinion in the South from conciliation toward calls for a cutoff of aid, a beefing up of military capabilities and rejection of Chinese intervention. Opinion polls show that a greater percentage of South Koreans prefer
USS Carrier to Conduct Exercise in Yellow Sea This Weekend
From ABC News' Luis Martinez: The aircraft carrier USS George Washington and four other U.S. Navy ships will participate in just announced military exercises with South Korea this weekend as part of the United States’ response to North Korea’s deadly...
White House Official: China Needs to Do More, US-South Korea Joint Military Exercises Possible in Coming Days
A White House official tells ABC News that the U.S. is going to spend a great deal of effort trying to get China to take a more “robust” stand against North Korea’s actions. “We need to send a strong signal...
While Honoring Troops on Veterans Day, Obama Condemns North Korea
ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: While honoring U.S. troops on Veterans Day at a U.S. Army base in South Korea, President Obama condemned North Korea, saying that the path it is on will only lead to more isolation and less...
Hillary Clinton and Robert Gates Say U.S. to Impose New Sanctions on North Korea
Sanctions Stop Illegal Money-Making, Limit Nuclear Activity; Response to Sinking of South Korean Warship
U.N. Security Council to Condemn Sinking of South Korean Navy Ship
ABC News' Kirit Radia reports: The United Nations Security Council is expected to approve a statement Friday morning condemning the attack on a South Korean naval vessel, the Cheonan, on March 26 that killed 46 sailors. The draft document, obtained...