Unification Ministry

Pyongyang cancels joint event, blames South Korean media

Pyongyang has cancelled one of the joint events it had agreed to hold with Seoul following a "historic" meeting earlier in January, and has blamed the South Korean media for it.

Jan 30, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

North Korea offers to repatriate two South Koreans

North Korea said Monday it would send home two South Korean citizens who were captured last month for entering the communist country illegally.

Jun 15, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

South Korean officials steer clear of Kim health rumours

South Korea declined any official comment Friday on growing speculation over the health of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un who has not been seen in public for more than three weeks.

Sep 26, 2014, 10:52 AM IST

Asian Games: Seoul reminds citizens of North Korea flag ban

With the opening ceremony of the Incheon Asian Games just one week away, South Korea`s government issued a stern reminder to its citizens on Friday that they are banned from carrying the North Korean flag.

Sep 12, 2014, 10:05 AM IST

South Korea re-joins talks with North over Asian Games

South Korea has re-joined thorny negotiations over North Korea`s participation at next month`s Asian Games after the North agreed to scale down the size of its delegation last week, state media reported on Tuesday.

Aug 26, 2014, 12:59 PM IST

Asian Games: New talks set as North Korea slashes delegation

North Korea will hold new talks with South Korea about taking part in the Incheon Asian Games after slashing the size of its delegation, a government official said on Friday.

Aug 22, 2014, 10:31 AM IST

North, South Korea agree to hold families` reunion as planned

Warring neighbours North and South Korea on Friday agreed that they would hold a reunion for families divided by the Korean War as planned.

Feb 14, 2014, 11:37 AM IST

N Korea returns six detained S Koreans

North Korea returned six detained South Koreans across the two rivals` heavily-militarised land border on Friday, in a move that may help relax tensions.

Oct 25, 2013, 14:43 PM IST

South Korea, North Korea restore military hotline

South Korea and North Korea restored a military hotline to help reopen the Kaesong industrial complex, Seoul`s Unification Ministry said.

Sep 06, 2013, 12:26 PM IST