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(…)

South Korean president welcomes North Korean Olympic participation – CNN

CNN South Korean president welcomes North Korean Olympic participationCNNSeoul (CNN) South Korean President Moon Jae-in welcomed Kim Jong Un's apparent willingness to enter into dialogue and called for swift measures to help North Korea participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics during a Cabinet meeting in Seoul on …South Korea Proposes Border Talks With North(…)

North Korean leader says he has ‘nuclear button’ but won’t use it unless threatened – Washington Post

Washington Post North Korean leader says he has 'nuclear button' but won't use it unless threatenedWashington PostBEIJING — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boasted in an annual New Year's Day speech Monday that he had a nuclear button on his desk and that the entire United States was within range of his weapons —(…)