North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Wants to ‘Write a New History’ With South Korea After Talks

(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had an “openhearted talk” in Pyongyang with envoys for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the North said Tuesday. It’s the first time South Korean officials have met with the young North Korean leader in person since he took power after his dictator father’s death in(…)

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North Korea Is Sending a Senior Delegation to the Olympics Closing Ceremony

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Unification Ministry says North Korea will send a high-level delegation led by Kim Yong Chol, a senior party official suspected of leading two deadly attacks on the South in 2010, to the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The eight-member delegation from North Korea is expected to(…)

N. Korea displays ICBMs during low-key military parade – The Korea Herald

The Korea Herald N. Korea displays ICBMs during low-key military paradeThe Korea HeraldNorth Korea showed off its latest long-range missile during a military parade in Pyongyang on Thursday, a day before the opening of the Winter Olympics in South Korea. A trailer carrying the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which …and more » Top Stories –(…)

High Hopes for Talks as North Korea Prepares to Send a Top Official to the Olympics

North Korea’s ceremonial head of state will lead a delegation to the South amid an easing of tensions that could pave the way for high-level talks on the sidelines of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, will attend the Olympic opening ceremony Friday and(…)