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SEOUL, South Korea | The Latest: Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

SEOUL, South Korea — The Latest on talks between officials from North and South Korea (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September. The agreement comes amid an ongoing nuclear standoff between Washington and Pyongyang. The two … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | The Latest: Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

SEOUL, South Korea | South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

SEOUL, South Korea  — South Korea said a total of 35,000 tons of North Korean coal and pig iron worth $5.8 million illegally entered its ports last year, in possible violations of UN sanctions. Reporting on preliminary results from a 10-month investigation, the Korea Customs Service said Friday it is seeking prosecutions of three local … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

SEOUL, South Korea | Seoul: Rival Koreas to meet to prepare for leaders’ summit

SEOUL, South Korea — The rival Koreas will meet Monday for high-level talks meant to prepare for a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, South Korea said, the third such meetings between the leaders in recent months. The announcement Thursday by the South’s Unification Ministry, which handles … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Seoul: Rival Koreas to meet to prepare for leaders’ summit

The Latest: Spotlight on united Koreas in ceremony, on ice

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 9, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. A united Korea stole the show at the opening ceremony, and a united Korean hockey team will be in the spotlight on Saturday at the Pyeongchang Olympics. North and South Korea marched together on Friday night as … Continue reading The Latest: Spotlight on united Koreas in ceremony, on ice