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US ‘asking North Korea to return to talks’ 0

US ‘asking North Korea to return to talks’

The United States is “very actively” trying to persuade North Korea to come back to negotiations, South Korea’s national security adviser says, as a year-end North Korean deadline for US flexibility approaches.

US ‘asking North Korea to return to talks’ 0

US ‘asking North Korea to return to talks’

The United States is “very actively” trying to persuade North Korea to come back to negotiations, South Korea’s national security adviser says, as a year-end North Korean deadline for US flexibility approaches.

North Korea slams door on Abe visit 0

North Korea slams door on Abe visit

North Korea has called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a moron who should not dream of setting foot in Pyongyang in a state media commentary laden with insults after he criticised the North’s latest weapons test.

Japan-S.Korea meeting ‘encouraging sign’ 0

Japan-S.Korea meeting ‘encouraging sign’

A senior US official says an unexpected meeting this week between the leaders of South Korea and Japan was an “encouraging sign” that the Asian US allies are on track to improve a relationship strained by deep rows over trade and history.

US, SKorea cancel joint military air drill 0

US, SKorea cancel joint military air drill

South Korea and the United States are expected to cancel a combined air drill for the second straight year to avoid tensions with North Korea as denuclearisation talks remain stalled, local media reports.

US, SKorea cancel joint military air drill 0

US, SKorea cancel joint military air drill

South Korea and the United States are expected to cancel a combined air drill for the second straight year to avoid tensions with North Korea as denuclearisation talks remain stalled, local media reports.

K-Pop star, 25, who spoke of bullying dies 0

K-Pop star, 25, who spoke of bullying dies

A former member of top South Korean girl group f(x), who had spoken out against cyber bullying, has been found dead, authorities say.

NKorea threatens to resume tests 0

NKorea threatens to resume tests

North Korea has threatened again to resume nuclear and long-range missile tests, accusing the US of having instigated some members of the UN Security Council to condemn its recent weapons tests.

N.Korea breaks off nuclear talks with US 0

N.Korea breaks off nuclear talks with US

North Korea says there is no way the US would bring alternative plans for their stalled nuclear talks within two weeks, after negotiations between the two countries broke down.