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Emboldened Moon to spur NK dialogue, but challenges remain

President Moon Jae-in appears to have won his US counterpart Donald Trump’s fundamental support for his approach toward North Korea and a US missile shield during their first summit, but challenges ...

Updated : 2017.07.02 20:27

PM voices hopes for deeper ties with Peru

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon on Friday voiced hopes for deeper ties between South Korea and Peru based on "multifaceted" bilateral cooperation triggered by their free trade agreement which took effect ...

Updated : 2017.06.30 18:04

Moon, Trump exhibit unlikely chemistry

As their maiden dinner meeting unfurled at the White House on Thursday, Presidents Moon Jae-in and Donald Trump were seen fostering a rapport, trading jokes and cheers about each other’s election vi...

Updated : 2017.06.30 15:19

Seoul voices concerns over false foreign reports' impact on inter-Korean ties

South Korea on Friday expressed concerns that some foreign media outlets' "groundless" reports could hamper inter-Korean relations, apparently pointing to a Japanese report on Seoul's alleged attempt...

Updated : 2017.06.30 11:45

Looted Korean royal seals to return home from US

WASHINGTON -- Two ancient Korean royal seals will be officially handed over to South Korea from the United States this week, decades after they were illegally shipped out of the country during the Ko...

Updated : 2017.06.30 09:37

Trump says discussions with Moon to include S. Korea buying more US energy

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump said Thursday his upcoming discussions with President Moon Jae-in will include South Korea buying more energy from the United States. Trump made the remark du...

Updated : 2017.06.30 09:37

Moon made 'good strides' toward US away from N. Korea: Haley

WASHINGTON -- President Moon Jae-in has made "good strides" towards the United States and away from North Korea, and the communist nation is pushing the South Korean leader further away from it with ...

Updated : 2017.06.30 09:30

Korea to demand Japan take steps over dark history of its heritage sites

South Korea on Thursday regretted Japan's foot-dragging on its promise to make public information about its past industrial facilities which were added to the UNESCO heritage list though some of them...

Updated : 2017.06.29 18:14

Korea strongly protests Japan diplomat's comments on comfort women

South Korea on Thursday strongly protested a Japanese diplomat's disparaging comments on the victims of Tokyo's sexual slavery during World War II. In a recent media interview, Takashi Shinozuka, th...

Updated : 2017.06.29 15:34

Iranian speaker says Tehran willing to use Pyongyang ties to help inter-Korean reconciliation

Iran's parliamentary speaker said Thursday that Tehran will seek to use its ties with North Korea to help improve inter-Korean relations for a "peaceful and political" solution. During an interview ...

Updated : 2017.06.29 11:40

White House: THAAD no major topic for Moon's summit with Trump

WASHINGTON -- The deployment of the US THAAD missile defense system won't be a major topic for this week's summit talks between President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump, a senior White Hou...

Updated : 2017.06.29 09:48

Top diplomats of Korea, US to hold talks ahead of summit

South Korea's top diplomat will meet her US counterpart to fine-tune details related to the upcoming summit between their leaders scheduled later this week, a foreign ministry official said Wednesday...

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:16

Moon-Trump meeting to focus on alliance, N. Korea

SEONGNAM AIRPORT -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet his US counterpart Donald Trump this week in a summit largely expected to focus on how to strengthen their countries' alliance and put...

Updated : 2017.06.28 14:09

US congressmen take to floor to welcome Moon

WASHINGTON -- A series of US congressmen have spoken on the floor to welcome South Korean President Moon Jae-in's first official trip to the United States and to call for further strengthening the al...

Updated : 2017.06.28 09:52

Korea denounces Japan diplomat's disparaging remarks on sex slavery victims

South Korea Tuesday denounced the Japanese consul general based in Atlanta, the United States, for his recent remarks disparaging Korean women who were forced into sexual service for front-line Japan...

Updated : 2017.06.27 16:40