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2006-02-01 21:40:53

SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korea are in talks to allow former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung to visit the North in April, an aide to Kim said on Thursday.

2006-01-31 01:35:23

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is hoping military talks later this week with the North will lay the foundation for more confidence-building measures between the two armies on the Cold War's last frontier, officials said on Tuesday.

2006-01-26 06:09:38

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States is ready to move as fast as the South Korean government sees possible in order to allow Seoul to take command of its troops from the U.S. military in the event of war, a senior U.S. general said on Thursday.

2006-01-25 01:45:00

South Korea's president swiped on Wednesday at U.S. hardliners rooting for the collapse of the North Korean government, but said Seoul and Washington saw eye to eye on how to end the crisis over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

2006-01-24 22:30:01

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea wants to begin discussions for a permanent peace treaty to replace an armistice with North Korea, President Roh Moo-hyun said on Wednesday. Roh agreed with U.S. President George W.

2005-12-16 03:38:04

By Jon Herskovitz SOGWIPO, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea failed to persuade the North it should return to multilateral talks on ending its nuclear programs but the two sides agreed on Friday on railway links, family reunions and Red Cross meetings.

2005-12-13 07:00:11

By You Sung-ho SOGWIPO, South Korea (Reuters) - Ministers from North and South Korea met for an informal dinner on Tuesday ahead of talks that may be end up being overshadowed by a row over multinational talks on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons ambitions.

2005-12-11 23:41:28

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korea hold ministerial talks this week on improving cooperation, but a row in separate multinational discussions on ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programs could overshadow the meeting.

2005-12-09 05:34:10

By Jon Herskovitz and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. special envoy for human rights in North Korea called the state "a hidden world of hopelessness and terror" on Friday and said Pyongyang's treatment of its citizens was a global concern.

2005-12-09 00:55:00

The U.S. special envoy for human rights in North Korea called the state "a hidden world of hopelessness and terror" on Friday and said Pyongyang's treatment of its citizens was a global concern.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.