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The husband, surnamed Park, is suing Cho Hyun-ah 'for child abuse and inflicting of bodily injury, among other things'
Vietnam asks for an exemption for senior North Korean officials who are on a UN sanctions blacklist to be allowed to attend the February 27-28 summit in Hanoi
Almost all able-bodied South Korean men are obliged to fulfill sentry duties, often in remote locations along the heavily militarized border.
On their second summit, Trump says, 'I think that North Korea and Chairman Kim have some very positive things in mind and we'll soon find out, but I'm in no rush'
'Jal gaseyo!' the kids chant – goodbye in Korean – at the school where portraits of communist leaders past – Kim Il-sung, his son Kim Jong-il and Vietnam's revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh – hang on the wall
(UPDATED) Washington and Pyongyang have dispatched several teams to Vietnam ahead of the summit in Hanoi on February 27-28, though officials have remained tight-lipped on their movements and meetings
Kim Jong Il officially remains as the enternal general secretary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea
About one million dogs are eaten a year in South Korea, often as a summertime delicacy, with the greasy red meat – invariably boiled for tenderness – believed to increase energy
Seoul edges out its rival Busan as South Korea's chosen city to host the 2032 Summer Olympics
'For us, the era of peace and prosperity on the peninsula has drawn closer,' says President Moon Jae-in in his first comments since the summit was announced
Trump and Kim are due to meet in Hanoi from February 27 to 28 this year following their landmark first summit in Singapore in June 2018
US President Donald Trump has repeatedly complained about the expense of keeping American forces on the peninsula
A senior South Korean presidential official says 'South Korea and the US have been working well together, and we have high expectations for the meeting between Pyongyang and Washington'
He met with his South Korean counterpart Lee Do-hoon and discussed 'pending issues including working-level talks with North Korea'
The Coats report also highlights the broad and increasing threat to the United States from China, a point of agreement across the board in the Trump administration
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Air quality in South Korea is generally better than in China, its giant neighbor and the world's biggest polluter
Proceedings in the trial of Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong have moved slowly due to the large number of witnesses and the fact that hearings are held infrequently
With the letter, the North Korean is more determined to attend the second Kim-Trump summit set next month
After suffering in silence for years, a female junior colleague went public and accused Ahn Tae-geun of groping her
Vietnam has cropped up in the swirl of rumors and conjecture over a possible site for the meeting, with the capital Hanoi or the coastal city of Danang seemingly the most likely bases for the summit
(UPDATED) Kim Yong-chol is the first North Korean dignitary in nearly two decades known to have spent the night in the US capital
'Sending the garbage back to its origin is only just, moral, and lawful,' says EcoWaste Coalition
Moon Jae-in says Kim Jong-un's trip to China this week is a sign a second Trump-Kim summit is 'imminent'
(3rd UPDATE) President Xi Jinping says China 'supports the DPRK and the United States holding summits and achieving results'
The unannounced trip has been largely shrouded in secrecy. Beyond confirming Kim Jong-un's presence in Beijing, there has been no detail provided from either the North Korean or Chinese side on his schedule.
(UPDATED) The trip is at Xi Jinping's invitation and is set to run until January 10
The Philippine men's football team impresses in its tournament debut as other minnows pull off shockers in the 2019 Asian Cup
Despite the loss, the Philippine Azkals surpass expectations by holding the Asian powerhouse to a scoreless first half
'I worked with Jo in the same department at Pyongyang's foreign ministry for so long but never imagined that he would seek asylum,' says Thae Yong-ho
Jo Song-gil, the acting North Korean ambassador to Rome, has applied for asylum to an unidentified Western country with his family
The court order comes after Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal displayed an 'inhumane attitude and indifference' with the Supreme Court ruling last October and failed to comply with the provisions
Kim Jong Un earlier says that North Korea could take a different approach to nuclear talks if US economic sanctions remain in place
(UPDATED) January 9 is the target date for the return of the trash shipment to Pyeongtaek City in South Korea, says a Customs official
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the US should stick to its promise and lift the sanctions held against them
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(3rd UPDATE) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the North may be 'compelled to explore a new path' for defending the country's sovereignty if the US 'remains unchanged' in their stance against sanctions
(UPDATED) Kim Jong Un 'expressed an intention to meet with Moon frequently in 2019' to pursue peace and 'solve the issue of denuclearizing the peninsula together,' says Kim Eui-kyeom, spokesperson for South Korean President Moon Jae-in
Japan claims a South Korean warship aimed its weapons targeting system towards their plane – an allegation South Korea denies
The recent data breach is the first large scale hacking of North Korean defectors' personal information, affecting nearly a thousand
United Nations agencies estimate that 10.3 million people in North Korea are in need of humanitarian assistance
This comes after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution condemning the 'systematic, widespread, and gross' human rights violations in isolated North Korea
BMW vehicles bursting into flames made headlines in South Korea earlier this year, with local media reporting more than 40 cases in 2018
Ties between Japan and South Korea remain icy for decades due to the legacy of Japan's brutal 1910-45 colonial rule of the Korean peninsula
North Korea urges the United States to give up the 'delusion' of forcing the country to give up its nuclear arsenal 'unilaterally' through 'pressure and coercion'
The boyband's contribution to their country's economy is worth 26 mid-size companies
The non-binding resolution, which passes by consensus without a vote, welcomes diplomatic efforts to end the crisis on the Korean peninsula
North Korea's warning on Sunday, December 16, comes days after the US said it was imposing sanctions on 3 senior North Korean officials over human rights abuses
From trampling near-sacred allies like Canada to trying to make good with rival Russia and enemy North Korea, Donald Trump's foreign policy shook up the world