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South Korea`s Park urges North Korea to accept talks offer

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 09:46

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye urged North Korea to accept Seoul`s offer for high-level talks, while condemning a recent series of "intolerable" rocket launches by the nuclear-armed neighbour.

North Korea turns to UN over US-South Korea war games

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 02:31

North Korea is asking the UN Security Council to hold an urgent session to discuss upcoming US-South Korean joint military exercises that Pyongyang described as a threat to peace.

North Korea marks war anniversary

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:47

The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. But in North Korea, the anniversary of the agreement ending the hostilities is commemorated as "Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War," a major national holiday.

North,South Korea exchange fire in disputed western coast

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 10:26

In response to North Korean shells from a live-fire drill that landed in disputed maritime border, South Korea on Monday swiftly fired artillery shells into the former`s waters.

Chinese war dead home from S Korea after six decades

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:02

The remains of more than 400 Chinese soldiers killed fighting in the Korean War over six decades ago returned to their homeland on Friday for a final burial, state media reported.

South Korea offers North talks on family reunions

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 09:03

South Korea on Wednesday sent a formal request to North Korea calling for talks next week on holding further reunions for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.

Rare family unions continue in shadow of US-South Korea joint drills

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 10:11

No sooner do the rival Koreas take a step towards healing their hostility, than they get a fresh reason to see red. But hope not this time.

Reunited Korean families hold tearful final farewell

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 10:21

The joy of being reunited for the first time in decades turned to grief for North and South Korean families Saturday as a rare cross-border visit ended, with participants unlikely to see their relatives again.

North, South Korean families reunite after years

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 09:25

Hundreds of South Koreans on Thursday arrived at the border to meet their close family members separated by the Korean War decades ago.

Reunion offers elderly Korean relief from decades of remorse

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 12:19

Deep-rooted feelings of guilt and regret have permeated Kim Se-Rin`s long life, but he hopes to excise them this week at an emotional, all-too-brief reunion with relatives he left behind in North Korea.

Two Koreas to hold second round of high-level talks

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 14:11

North and South Korea will hold a second round of high-level talks on Friday, the South`s Unification Ministry said, as they seek to resolve a row over looming South Korea-US military drills.

John Kerry in Seoul after rare North-South Korea talks

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 12:28

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Seoul for discussions on North Korea`s nuclear programme.