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Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Steps Out in Fuchsia French Luxury

First Lady Melania Trump stepped out of the White House on Thursday in a fuchsia coat and black stilettos as she and President Donald Trump greeted South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook to Washington, D.C.

Melania in LV2

China Opens Bridge to North Korea After Three-Year Delay

China opened a bridge to North Korea on Monday, sending four buses from the North Korean city of Manpo across the Yalu River to the Chinese city of Jian. The bus rides inaugurated a span built three years ago but never crossed until now.

North Korea's Kim hails 'unity' with China in new visit

North Korea Quiet on Second Trump-Kim Summit

North Korean media remain almost completely silent about the second summit between dictator Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump, even though the meeting is less than three weeks away.

'Missed opportunity' if summits ignore N. Koreans' rights: UN official

North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un Spends Birthday in China

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un made his fourth known trip to China on Monday at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Kim made the journey by train, as is his habit, bringing most of the top North Korean Communist Party officials and his wife Ri Sol-ju along for the four-day excursion.

North Korea's Kim hails 'unity' with China in new visit

The State of North Korean Diplomacy in 2019

It is a safe bet that 2019 will be a crucial year for North Korea. Dictator Kim Jong-un closed out the year by sending South Korean President Moon Jae-in a letter with a “positive” message, an invitation to hold further summit meetings, and a vague commitment from Kim to make his long-promised historic visit to Seoul.

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South Korea Gives Up on Kim Jong-Un Visit in 2018

The prospects of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un visiting Seoul in the last few days left in this year are bleak, the Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday, citing South Korea’s presidential office.

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China Boosting Number of Warplane Incursions into South Korea

South Korea has expressed frustration and concern over the growing number of intrusions into its air defense identification zone at the hands of Chinese military aircraft in recent years, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported Wednesday. 

China has denied US allegations that two Chinese Sukhoi SU-30 fighter jets -- like this one from the Royal Malaysian Air Force -- intercepted an American military plane earlier this week, saying its aircrafts were acting "in accordance with the law"

South Korea to Dissolve Japan-Funded ‘Comfort Women’ Foundation

South Korea announced on Wednesday that it will dissolve the “Reconciliation and Healing Foundation,” established by a 2015 agreement with Japan to help the families of “comfort women” abused by Japanese soldiers during the World War II era.

South Korean protesters hold placards showing portraits of former "comfort women". The plight of the so-called "comfort women" who were forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during World War II is an emotional issue that has marred ties

South Korea Claims North Destroyed Ten DMZ Guard Posts

North Korean has destroyed ten of its front-line guard posts as part of an agreement to ease tensions along its heavily secured border with South Korea, Seoul’s Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday.

A North Korean guard post in the border county of Kaepoong is seen from a South Korean observation post in Paju near the Demilitarized Zone dividing two Koreas on January 8, 2016. South Korea on January 8 resumed high-decibel propaganda broadcasts into North Korea as the United States ramped up …

Pence: Trump to Meet with Kim Jong-Un Next Year, ‘We Need to See Results’

Vice President Mike Pence said from the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit on Thursday that President Donald Trump will hold a second meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un next year. Pence said Kim will be expected to submit a firm denuclearization plan at the meeting.

N. Korea says peace treaty no bargaining chip for denuclearisation

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.

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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.

North Korea slams UN chief over call for nuclear disarming