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All smiles, hugs & holding hands as North and South Korean leaders meet (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The two states experienced their warmest moments in decades as the first North Korean leader in half a century to cross the border held hands with his South Korean counterpart and said he wanted to start “new history.” As the doors opened in the so-called truce village of Panmunjom, all eyes were on the North’s leader Kim Jong-un descending the ...

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My tree is bigger than yours: North Korean leader ‘out-trees’ Trump

Days after the US and French presidents did some viral tree-planting, the two Korean did their bit to turn gardening into a new global trend. Awkwardly enough, Trump and Macron were seemingly outdone or rather, out-treed. In a historic moment on Friday, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and South Korea’s Moon Jae-in were spotted shoveling soil on the roots of a ...

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'Bomb North Korea' protest as leaders seek to defuse months of tension

South Korean activists have gathered for an anti-North protest with controversial banners, calling for their northern neighbors to be ‘bombed’ as Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in begin historic talks. “It’s time to bomb North Korea,” read a banner seen in the protest against the inter-Korean summit in Paju city, just south of the “truce village” of Panmunjom. ...

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Historic meeting between North & South Korea leaders kicks off

The much-awaited summit between Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in has begun in the “truce village” of Panmunjom. It is the first time the leaders of the two nations sat down for talks in over a decade. The first inter-Korean summit since 2007, when Kim’s late father Kim Il-sung met then-South Korean leader Roh Moo-hyun, is drawing all ...

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Top of the world: First ever all-woman Euro-Arabian ski team reaches North Pole

An all-female group from Europe and the Middle East are top of the world today after completing the grueling seven-day cross-country ski to reach the North Pole. Seven women from Cyprus, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar became the first people from their countries to traverse the 82km (51 miles) distance to reach the northernmost part of the world. The expedition project ...

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South Korea halts border propaganda speakers as summit with North looms

South Korea has turned off its speakers broadcasting propaganda across the border to North Korea for the first time in two years in the lead up to a historic summit between the two countries. The speakers blast radio shows, pop music and criticism of Pyongyang towards North Korea in a bid to influence their northern neighbors. The broadcasts also include ...

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Chinese FM confirms ‘many casualties’ in North Korea tourist bus crash

A major traffic accident in North Korea has resulted in numerous casualties, among them Chinese tourists, the country’s foreign ministry has confirmed. “The Chinese Embassy in North Korea was informed by the DPRK that a serious traffic accident occurred on North Korea’s Huanghai Road at night, causing heavy casualties to Chinese tourists,” the foreign ministry said, adding that “relevant details ...

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China welcomes North Korea’s move to halt nuclear tests

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Chinese Foreign Ministry has welcomed North Korea’s decision to halt its nuclear and ballistic missiles tests, state TV is reporting. Read Full Article at RT.com RT World News

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Path to denuclearization? North Korea announces 6 pivotal decisions

Pyongyang has declared a new strategic course for the country, announcing an indefinite suspension of all nuclear and ballistic missile tests, in the run-up to the planned meeting between Kim Jon-un and US President Donald Trump. At a plenary meeting of the central committee of the Worker’s Party of Korea, the ruling party has outlined six crucial decisions: #1. North ...

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‘A little bit short of highest level’: Trump says he spoke with North Korea’s Kim almost ‘directly’

President Donald Trump says US-North Korean talks are being held at an “extremely” high level, one level short of the “highest,” and locations are now being considered for his historic meeting with the North Korean leader. Five locations are currently being considered for the upcoming US-North Korean leadership summit, Donald Trump told reporters at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, where ...

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