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South Korean President Lee Myung-bak says Asian and European leaders should help him entice North Korea into demilitarizing through economic cooperation.
At 1255 gmt [ 1255 local] on 9 September, the 60th founding anniversary of the DPRK, Pyongyang Korean Central Television (KCTV) via Satellite in Korean carried ad hoc a 50-minute recorded relay of a "torchlight soiree" of youths and students held under the title of "Military-First Fatherland" at Kim Il Sung [Kim Il-so'ng] Square to celebrate the national anniversary, almost immediately following another recorded relay of a Worker-Peasant Red Guards parade.
By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - A "baffled" China has made no breakthrough in urging North Korea to disarmament talks, a senior U.S diplomat said on Thursday as regional fissures over how to deal with Pyongyang's missile tests widened. U.S.
By Karolos Grohmann SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korea are expected to clinch a long-awaited deal on fielding a unified team for the 2008 Beijing Olympics by August this year, South Korea's Olympic chief said on Tuesday.
By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - Korean families separated for more than half a century on the divided peninsula shared tears and embraces on Monday at the start of a two-pronged reunion.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has postponed minister level talks with Seoul citing a major joint exercise by U.S. and South Korean troops scheduled later this month, the South Korean unification ministry said on Saturday.
By Lee Jin-joo SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korean generals began rare talks on Thursday on reducing military tensions and building confidence to help improve cross-border ties, a South Korean official said.
By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - Yoo Chang-sik gazes into a monitor in the North Korean capital but fails to recognize his sister on a video link from the South's capital, just 220 km (137 miles) away but separated by a fortified border for more than 50 years.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il was showered with praise at home for his 64th birthday on Thursday but for the outside world the day underscored lingering questions about succession and an unresolved nuclear crisis.
By Karolos Grohmann TURIN (Reuters) - North and South Korea will march together for the first time during a Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday, organizers said.
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