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2005-07-12 21:34:14

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea are very optimistic resumed six-country talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons programs could bear fruit, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Wednesday.

2005-07-12 06:41:17

SEOUL (Reuters) - Officials from the two Koreas will meet next week to try to build trust between two armies that have faced off for decades along the world's most fortified border, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

2005-07-07 02:56:26

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States will never be able to resort to military means to end the North Korean nuclear crisis, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun said on Thursday.

2005-07-05 13:19:25

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea is still a security threat tothe South despite improved relations and Seoul must maintain aclear legal defense to keep Pyongyang in check, South Korea'snext spy chief said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.