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Joyce Lee

U.S. Treasury calls reveal 'deep concern' over South Korea banks' North Korea plans: document

8:24am EDT

SEOUL The U.S. Treasury Department is "deeply concerned" about planned financial cooperation between North and South Korea and has told South Korean banks that "U.N. and U.S. sanctions on North Korea remain valid", a South Korean regulatory document has shown

U.S. Treasury calls reveal "deep concern" over S.Korea banks' N.Korea plans - document

6:03am EDT

* Department emphasises N.Korea sanctions remain valid-document

South Korea says no change on North Korean sanctions

Oct 11 2018

SEOUL South Korea never considered lifting sanctions against North Korea imposed over the 2010 sinking of a South Korean warship, the country's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said on Thursday.

REFILE-Trump says S.Korea will not lift N.Korea sanctions without U.S. approval

Oct 10 2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Oct 11 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday South Korea will not lift sanctions on Pyongyang without U.S. approval, after the South Korean foreign minister softened earlier comments that some of its unilateral sanctions were under review.

UPDATE 4-Pompeo says N.Korea ready to let inspectors into missile, nuclear sites

Oct 08 2018

* Pompeo says inspectors to visit nuclear, missile test sites

Japan to skip naval event after South Korea protests over 'Rising Sun' flag

Oct 05 2018

SEOUL/TOKYO Japan has decided not to take part in an international fleet review in South Korea next week after Seoul effectively asked Tokyo not to fly its "Rising Sun" flag on a warship, Japan's defense minister said on Friday, the latest spat between the two sides.

N.Korea joins S.Korean protest over Japan's "Rising Sun" flag

Oct 05 2018

* S.Korea asks Japan not to fly flag at naval event next week

North Korea's Kim wants another Trump summit to speed denuclearization: South Korea's Moon

Sep 21 2018

SEOUL North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump soon to hasten denuclearization, but a key goal is declaring an end this year to the 1950-53 Korean War, the South's President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday.

Fulfilling a dream, South Korea's Moon visits sacred North Korean mountain with Kim

Sep 20 2018

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in cleared a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: Climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea with its leader Kim Jong Un.

Dream comes true for S.Korea's Moon: Trekking Mt Paektu with Kim Jong Un

Sep 19 2018

SEOUL, Sept 20 South Korean President Moon Jae-in will clear a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: Climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea with its leader Kim Jong Un.

World News

How the man behind Khashoggi murder ran the killing via Skype

He ran social media for Saudi Arabia's crown prince. He masterminded the arrest of hundreds of his country's elite. He detained a Lebanese prime minister. And, according to two intelligence sources, he ran journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by giving orders over Skype.