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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a historic summit to discuss denuclearizing the peninsula and ending the war between the two nations that started in 1950. After crossing the line dividing the demilitarized zone, the two shook hands and began the ...
WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Donald Trump says he spoke with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts Saturday morning about his upcoming sit-down with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "Just had a long and very good talk with President Moon of South Korea," Trump wrote on Twitter.

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Saturday (Apr 28) that he had spoken with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and preparations for a meeting with North Korea were being set. "Just had a long and very good talk with President Moon of South Korea. Things are going very well, time ...
Beijing: China on Friday heaped praise on the leaders of the two Korean nations for holding a landmark summit, calling their handshake over the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula a "historic moment". North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, hugs South Korean president Moon Jae-in. AP.
Kim Jong Un walks across border to meet South Korean president -- live updates. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the inter-Korean summit at the truce village of Panmunjom, in this still frame taken from video, South Korea April 27, 2018.
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea: (All times local):. 8:20 a.m.. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has left Seoul's presidential palace for a high-stakes summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that will kick off a new round ...

Kim Jong-un holds historic summit with South Korean president - in pictures. Previous slide Next slide 1 of 27 View All Skip Ad. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) and South Korea's President Moon Jae-. The leaders of North and South Korea rejoiced on Friday after pledging to work for the "complete ...
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday. The talks on the southern side of the ...
SEOUL: Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was indicted for corruption Monday (Apr 9), becoming the latest of the country's ex-leaders to face criminal charges. The CEO-turned-president who served from 2008 to 2013 has been charged with bribery, power abuse, embezzlement, and tax ...
SEOUL, South Korea — For decades, South Korea has been plagued by corrupt ties between government and big business, a state of affairs that dates to the country's dictatorial past and persists as it became a global economic powerhouse. For nearly as long, politicians involved in graft have been going ...
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) A South Korean court has found former President Park Geun-hye guilty on multiple counts of abuse of power, bribery and coercion and sentenced her to 24 years in prison. Park's conviction brings to close a corruption scandal which gripped South Korea, upending the country's ...
SEOUL – The corruption verdict and sentencing of South Korea's ousted ex-president Park Geun-hye will be televised live, a Seoul court said Tuesday, in a case that could see her jailed for up to 30 years. The 66-year-old daughter of a former dictator was impeached and arrested in March 2017 over a ...
Wrapping up his first trip to the Mideast, South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday visited his nation's special forces training Emirati soldiers and pledged that peace on the Korean Peninsula would bring new business opportunities. Moon's trip to the United Arab Emirates helped solidify Seoul's ties ...
Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, seen last week outside the Seoul Central District Court prosecutors' office. Kim Hong-Ji/AP hide caption. toggle caption. Kim Hong-Ji/AP. Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, seen last week outside the Seoul Central District Court prosecutors' ...
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SEOUL – Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak appeared for questioning on Wednesday over allegations he took bribes when he was in office, following months of investigations into his family and acquaintances over the graft charges. Lee made his way before hundreds of reporters waiting ...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in officially declared open the Winter Paralympic Games here this evening after a vibrant and colourful ceremony that emphasised passion and co-existence. Moon watched his country's delegation march separately from North Korea's following a dispute yesterday over ...

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating has improved after his administration brokered new talks with North Korea, rebounding from a hit it took in the run up to last month's Winter Olympics. Moon's approval rating stands at 71 percent, the highest since mid-January, Gallup Korea ...
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has been steering his foreign policy through narrow gaps and around tricky obstacles during his first nine months, like a video game race car nearing the end of a level. Having dodged multiple pitfalls, he's positioned himself to act as a bridge ...
A former South Korean president is being summoned on allegations of bribery by prosecutors currently investigating high-level political corruption in the country, Reuters reported Tuesday. 450px-Lee Myung-bak Lee Myung-bak (Source: Henrik Hansson, CC BY-SA 3.0)In the latest corruption scandal ...
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday downplayed concerns that the resumption of inter-Korean dialogue will be accompanied by an easing of international sanctions and pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program. Moon made the comments in a meeting with ...
South Korea plans to send a special envoy to North Korea in response to an invitation from leader Kim Jong Un, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in a phone call on Thursday. The two presidents discussed the recent visits to the south by high-level North Korean ...
Prosecutors have demanded a 30-year prison term for the former South Korean president Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader and conservative icon. Park did not attend ...
Seoul (CNN) The confidante of South Korea's ousted president has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for her role in a corruption scandal that brought down the country's leader in 2017. Seoul's District Court sentenced Choi Soon-sil on Tuesday on 18 charges including abuse of power, coercion, fraud and ...
Analysts noted that Kim Yo Jong was shown holding a blue folder adorned with a gold seal, which she later placed in front of her on the table, leading to speculation in South Korean media that it could contain a personal letter from her brother to the South Korean President. Such a high-level meeting would ...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister and other senior North Korean officials who are coming to the South on Friday for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom also said Thursday the North Korean delegates will ...
Kim Jong Un to meet South Korean president. Historic talks planned for late April. By Zach Sayer. 3/29/18, 2:01 PM CET. Updated 3/29/18, 5:38 PM CET. Kim Jong Un of North Korea and Moon Jae-in of South Korea will meet on April 27. The agenda will primarily focus on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, ...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Sunday with a North Korean delegation that traveled across the Demilitarized Zone to attend the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The three-day visit takes place as the Trump administration in Washington continues to threaten the ...
Kim told Moon that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wanted to improve ties with Washington and had "ample intentions of holding talks," according to the South Korean president's office. The North Korean delegation met with Moon's national security chief on Monday. Moon's office said the two sides ...
SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Liu Yandong met here on Monday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, urging efforts to boost ties consistent with the original intention of both sides in establishing diplomatic relations. China and South Korea should take the ...
South Korean president backs country's growing MeToo movement. Moon Jae-in said: 'We should take this opportunity, however embarrassing and painful, to reveal the reality and find a fundamental solution.' President Moon Jae-in has called for all allegations to be thoroughly investigated (AP 1 President ...
Few expect any diplomatic breakthroughs from Ivanka Trump's visit to South Korea to lead the U.S. delegation at the closing ceremonies of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. The daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump paid a visit to South Korean President Moon Jae-in Friday at the presidential ...
Later that evening she attended a dinner with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife, Kim Jung-sook, at the presidential Blue House, wearing a black dress and heels. Trump posted a photo of her and Moon shaking hands to her Instagram account writing, “Thank you President Moon and First ...
South Korean President Moon Jae In gave a call to Girls' Generation's Seohyun on the Lunar New Year holiday! SEE ALSO: Girls' Generation's 'Gee' MV hits 200 million views! On February 15, Moon Jae In called 11 South Korean citizens, including Seohyun, an unemployed young person, a public health ...
SEOUL: A Seoul court sentenced Choi Soon-sil, a close friend of former President Park Geun-hye, to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for a string of corruption charges linked to a massive influence-peddling scandal that led to Park's impeachment. The Seoul Central District Court sentenced Choi on charges ...
Seoul (CNN) The confidante of South Korea's ousted president has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for her role in a corruption scandal that brought down the country's leader in 2017. Seoul's District Court sentenced Choi Soon-sil on Tuesday on 18 charges including abuse of power, coercion, fraud and ...
Kim Jong Un North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Second Plenum of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang October 8, 2017. KCNA/via ...
The letter, which was delivered by Kim's younger sister Kim Yo Jong during a lunch meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, invited Moon to visit Pyongyang at his earliest convenience, spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told reporters, according to the Yonhap News Agency. As she delivered the letter, ...
North Korean leader offers to meet with South Korean president. By Matt Stiles ... The invitation from Kim Jong Un came during a lunch meeting Saturday between high-level North Korean officials — in town after the Games' opening ceremony the night before — and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
Kim Jong Un Invites South Korean President Moon Jae-in To Pyongyang. Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong, delivered the invitation during her visit to the Winter Olympics.
A rare invitation to Pyongyang for the South Korean president marked Day Two of the North Korean Kim dynasty's southern road tour Saturday, part of an accelerated diplomatic warming that included more handshakes, some Korean liquor over lunch and the potential shared joy of watching a "unified" ...
North Korea has invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to meet its leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, which would mark the first major meeting between the two countries since 2007. The invitation was extended at a meeting between the South's leader and senior officials from the North in Seoul on ...
Analysts noted that Kim Yo Jong was shown holding a blue folder adorned with a gold seal, which she later placed in front of her on the table, leading to speculation in South Korean media that it could contain a personal letter from her brother to the South Korean President. Such a high-level meeting would ...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister and other senior North Korean officials who are coming to the South on Friday for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom also said Thursday the North Korean delegates will ...
SEOUL – South Korean President Moon Jae-in made a good start to the new year. Not only did he broker an agreement to bring North Korea to the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang; he convinced U.S. President Donald Trump that doing so was in fact Trump's idea. With his Olympic coup, Moon both ...
South Korean President Moon Jae-In and President Donald Trump walk towards a guard of honor during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential Blue House on November 7, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. Trump is in South Korea as a part of his Asian tour. CREDIT: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images.
SOUTH KOREAN President Moon Jae-in's approval rating has fallen to a four-month low, a poll showed today, after a public backlash over a decision for South and North Korea to field a joint ice hockey team at next month's Winter Olympics. PUBLISHED: 00:01, Fri, Jan 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 15:44, Fri, Jan 19, 2018 ...
The KCNA criticised South Korean President Moon Jae-in for crediting US President Donald Trump for getting the North to sit down with the South. Monday's talks at the border village of Panmunjom will likely focus on the makeup of an art troupe and when and where in South Korea they would perform, ...
The disgraced South Korean former president Park Geun-hye received £2.5 million in bribes from her own spy agency, which she spent on domestic expenses, botox injections and on a shop run by a friend, according to new criminal charges laid against her today. According to the Seoul Central District ...
SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a private luncheon with former "comfort women" at the Blue House on Thursday, an official of the presidential residence told The Nikkei. The luncheon was aimed at gathering the opinions of former comfort women on the 2015 agreement between Japan ...


 

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