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Belarus' foreign minister will visit North Korea for possible talks on Russia cooperation

Jul. 22, 2024 07:32 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Belarus’ foreign minister is to visit North Korea this week, the two countries announced Monday, a trip expected to focus on discussions of trilateral cooperation involving Russia in the face of their separate confrontations with the West. Belarusian...

South Korea boosts border propaganda broadcasts after North Korea flies more trash balloons

Jul. 21, 2024 07:50 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Sunday it was bolstering its anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the tense border with rival North Korea, after the North launched more trash-carrying balloons toward South Korea. The Cold War-style psychological battle between the...

South Korea says North Korea has again launched balloons likely carrying trash toward South Korea

Jul. 20, 2024 20:53 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has again launched balloons likely carrying trash toward South Korea.

South Korea restarts blaring propaganda broadcasts to retaliate against North's trash balloon flying

Jul. 19, 2024 04:54 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it has restarted blasting propaganda broadcasts into North Korea to retaliate against the North’s latest round of trash-carrying balloon launches, a resumption of Cold War-style tactics that are raising animosities between the rivals. ...

South Korea restarts propaganda broadcasts across border in reaction to North's balloon launches

Jul. 18, 2024 21:55 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it has restarted blasting propaganda broadcasts into North Korea to retaliate against the North’s latest round of trash-carrying balloon launches, a resumption of Cold War-style tactics that are raising animosities between the rivals. ...

South Korea says North Korea has launched balloons likely carrying trash toward South Korea

Jul. 18, 2024 04:57 AM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has launched balloons likely carrying trash toward South Korea.

North Korea plans to launch major tourism site next year though it still blocks foreign tourists

Jul. 18, 2024 03:56 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited a major tourism site being constructed on the country's eastern coast and discussed steps to open the zone by next year, state media reported Thursday, though the country still blocks visits by most foreign tourists. ...

Army private who fled to North Korea is in talks to resolve military charges, lawyer says

Jul. 17, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for an Army private who fled to North Korea and was later charged with desertion and possessing sexual images of a child said Wednesday that he was in negotiations with military prosecutors to resolve the case against his client. Army Pvt. Travis King had...

Former CIA official charged with being secret agent for South Korean intelligence

Jul. 17, 2024 12:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former CIA employee and senior official at the National Security Council has been charged with serving as a secret agent for South Korea's intelligence service, the U.S. Justice Department said. Sue Mi Terry accepted luxury goods, including fancy handbags, and...

North Korean land mines could float into South Korea, South warns

Jul. 17, 2024 05:58 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean land mines could be swept into South Korea by flooding, South Korea's military warned Wednesday, after the North has recently placed tens of thousands of additional deadly explosives along the rivals' heavily fortified border. North Korea's...