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South Korea’s Moon says ‘too early’ for Pyongyang summit

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Saturday said it was too early to think about a summit with North Korea despite the Olympic-driven rapprochement with its nuclear-armed neighbour.

South Korea to pay $2.6m for North’s Olympic presence

Seoul on Wednesday approved a $2.6 million budget to cover expenses for North Koreans visiting for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said, after the North’s leader praised the South’s hospitality.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un lauds South’s hospitality

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has praised the welcome the South gave his sister and said it was important to build on the Olympics-driven momentum for dialogue on the divided peninsula.

IOC chief Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Games

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will visit North Korea after the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Reuters reported on Monday.

South Korea seeks communication, lower military tension ahead of possible Pyongyang summit

South Korea said on Monday it would try to arrange more reunions for families divided by the Korean War.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un invites South’s Moon Jae-in for summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited the South's president Moon Jae-in for a meeting in the North.

Fireworks as opening ceremony starts for Pyeongchang Olympics

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony got under way in freezing temperatures and a spirit of rapprochement on Friday after the arrival of the highest level North Korean delegation ever seen in the South.

Kim Jong Un’s sister arrives in South Korea for historic visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister landed in the South Friday, the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in its rival since the Korean War.

North, South Korea heads of state meet, shake hands

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North’s ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam met and shook hands Friday ahead of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

US postpones ballistic missile test until after winter olympics

The U. S. decided to postpone a scheduled test of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California because of the 2018 Winter Olympics, local media reported, citing officials.

Kim Jong-Un’s sister to visit South Korea in historic first

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will visit the South this week for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Seoul said Wednesday — the first member of its ruling family ever to do so.

Dozens killed in fire at Korean hospital

At least 41 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a fire at a hospital in southern South Korea.

Donald Trump credited for sparking South, North Korea talks

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea credited U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday for helping to spark the first inter-Korean talks in more than two years.

South Korea’s Moon Jae In says willing to meet Kim Jong Un

South Korean President Moon Jae In is willing to meet North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un “under the right conditions,” the South Korean leader said in Seoul on Wednesday.

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