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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.

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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.

In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. The upcoming …

South Korean Media: Kim, Moon, Trump Seek to Announce End of Korean War

Multiple South Korean newspapers reported on Monday that North and South Korea seek to declare an official end to the Korean War, perhaps as soon as on the date of the scheduled summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean communist dictator Kim Jong-un, June 12.

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South Korean President Angles for Invite to Trump-Kim Summit

An official in South Korea’s presidential palace, the Blue House, told the South Korean news service Yonhap that leftist President Moon Jae-in could participate in the possible summit between North Korean communist dictator Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump.

In this Jan.23 2018 file photo, a French solider watches code lines on his computer at the French Defense ministry stand during the International Cybersecurity forum in Lille, northern France. Police in Europe and North America have seized servers and data from Islamic State propaganda outlets in a multi-country operation …

North Korea Ramped Up Cyberattacks While Talking Peace with Seoul

According to a Wall Street Journal report on Friday, North Korea significantly escalated the pace of its cyberattacks against South Korea in April, even as dictator Kim Jong-un held a historic summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and planned for a summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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South Korean Blogger Accuses Politician of Hiring Him to Hack News Website

The story of South Korean blogger Kim Dong-won, better known by his online alias “Druking,” is developing into a major scandal for President Moon Jae-in’s party even as President Donald Trump’s historic summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un approaches.

TOPSHOT - This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting a launching drill of the medium-and-long range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 at an undisclosed location. Kim vowed to complete North Korea's nuclear force despite …

North Korea Walks Out of Talks with South over Joint Drills with U.S.

North Korean state media reported on Wednesday local time that the nation’s senior diplomats would cancel scheduled high-level talks with South Korean counterparts, reportedly over military drills Seoul had planned to execute with the United States.

North Koreans struggle for basic access to facilities and more than a quarter of children are stunted due to inadequate nutritious food, the UN says

Study: Rebuilding North Korea Will Cost at Least $2 Trillion

A study by two British economists this week estimated that the reconstruction of North Korea to bring it into alignment with South Korea in the case of reunification would cost at least $2 trillion, money that South Korea would largely be responsible for.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in raise their hands after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

China, South Korea Demand United States Pay North Korea for Diplomacy

Meeting in Japan for a summit between their three nations, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Wednesday to pressure the United States into providing North Korea economic rewards for abiding by international law, if the Kim regime chooses to do so.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in raise their hands after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

North Korea Accuses Trump of Ruining Mood of Potential Korean Detente by Taking Credit for Historical Feat

North Korea’s Foreign Ministry reportedly accused U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration of engaging in a “dangerous attempt” to ruin the mood of the prospective Korean detente with “misleading” claims that it is the main driver behind the potential denuclearization of the peninsula. North Korea argues that dictator Kim Jong-un is the sole force pushing the regime to the negotiating table.

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South Korea: Kim Jong-Un to Invite International Experts to Nuclear Site Closure

A senior South Korean government official told reporters in Seoul on Wednesday that President Moon Jae-in believes that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un “understands” that denuclearizing his country would that require international inspectors receive access to the country’s nuclear test site.