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North Korean Defectors Demand Resignation over Seoul Ban on Journalist

Dozens of groups representing North Korean defectors in South Korea issued a call Thursday for Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon to step down after banning a journalist from covering a joint Seoul-Pyongyang event because that journalist was born in North Korea.

In this file photo taken on February 8, 2018 and released on February 9, 2018 by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows Hwasong-15 ballistic missiles during the military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean People's Army at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang

South Korea: North Korea Has Up to 60 Nuclear Weapons

A top South Korean official told lawmakers on Monday that Kim Jong-un’s regime in North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, in Seoul’s first public admission about the size of the Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal.

Donald Trump, Moon Jae-In

Trump Meets with South Korean President, Summit with Kim Jong-Un Coming ‘Quite Soon’

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in New York on Sunday to attend the U.N. General Assembly and hold a bilateral summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Moon is eager to set up a second meeting between Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. President Trump indicated on Monday such a meeting could occur “quite soon.”

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, pictured at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit, are preparing for a second meeting

U.S. Ready to Continue Nuclear Discussions with North Korea

As the third summit meeting between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in drew to a close, officials from the Trump administration signaled the United States is ready to resume discussions about eliminating North Korea’s nuclear program.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping make a toast at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

China Applauds Moon-Kim Summit, Gushes over ‘Modern’ Pyongyang

The Chinese government and its carefully controlled media professed extreme pleasure with the summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un Wednesday, lavishing praise on the North Korean leader and gushing over the glimpse of North Korea’s “modern” and upscale capital city of Pyongyang.

Kim Jong Un, Moon Jae-in

Kim Jong-Un to Visit South Korea in ‘Near Future’

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s third summit meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, held in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, produced an offer on Wednesday for Kim to visit South Korea “in the near future.”

This undated photo released on Sept, 12, 2018, from South Korea Unification Ministry via Newsis, shows a liaison office building between South and North Korea in Kaesong, North Korea. The rival Koreas on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, have opened their first liaison office near their tense border to facilitate better …

Koreas Open Diplomatic Offices Ahead of Next Week’s Moon-Kim Summit

The governments of North and South Korea announced on Friday that they had agreed to open two liaison offices, one for each country, on their mutual border that would allow for “round-the-clock communication.” The offices will be located in the same building.

North Korea severely punished citizens for viewing foreign media, a defector said Monday. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI

North Korean Defectors: South Korea Is Silencing Our Human Rights Concerns

North Koreans who fled the regime and live in South Korea say the government and major national institutions are pressuring them to treat the human rights atrocities they experienced as “taboo” and to refrain from criticizing the leftist government for warming up to dictator Kim Jong-un, the South China Morning Post reported Tuesday.

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in agreed plans for a liaison office at their summit in April

South Korea Eager for Another Summit with Kim Jong-Un

The South Korean government remains eager for another summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a presidential office spokesperson said on Tuesday.

In a photo taken on April 24, 2018 South Korean soldiers disembark from a passenger ferry at Yeonpyeong island, near the 'northern limit line' sea boundary with North Korea. (Photo by Ed JONES / AFP) / To go with SKorea-NKorea-diplomacy-politics-attack, Focus by Sunghee Hwang (Photo credit should read ED JONES/AFP/Getty …

South Korea to Cut over 100,000 Ground Troops, North Korea Battle Plan

The government of leftist South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced this weekend that it would cut the number of ground troops in the nation’s armed forces by 118,000, significantly reduce the number of high-ranking military officials, and scrub a plan to prepare for an invasion of Pyongyang.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) pose for photos in front of Bukhansan Peace House for the Inter-Korean Summit on April 27, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea. Kim and Moon meet at the border today for the third-ever Inter-Korean summit talks after …

Koreas Plan to Construct Joint Railway

Both North and South Korea agreed on Tuesday to improve and construct railway lines linking the two countries together, the South’s unification ministry has announced.

Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong Un

Foreign Minister: South Korea Wants to End Korean War by End of Year

South Korea’s foreign minister told reporters Monday that Seoul hopes to see an official end to the Korean War by the end of the year, which would require all the parties who signed the 1953 armistice – the two Koreas, China, and the United States – to agree to a peace treaty.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in helped arrange the summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un

‘Scam of the Century’: South Korea’s Conservatives Pan Trump-Kim Summit

South Korea’s conservatives, including members of the right-wing Liberty Korea Party, have expressed dismay at President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, decrying the lack of enforcement of any denuclearization agreement and substance in their joint declaration.