Updated Tuesday, November 3, 2015 0:01 am TWN
Monday, November 2, 2015
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on North Korea to shrink and eventually eliminate its nuclear weapons program, while acknowledging during a visit Sunday to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas that prospects for reconciling with the defiant North are dim.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
A 98-year-old South Korean man took off his black coat and muffler and gave them to his coughing North Korean son on Monday as they parted again -- likely for good after briefly reuniting for the first time since war tore them apart more than 60 years ago.
Monday, October 26, 2015
South Korea fired warning shots at one of the North's patrol boats as it strayed across the border, Seoul's defense ministry said, raising tensions while a rare reunion for families separated by the peninsula's 1950-53 war was underway.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
A silver-haired South Korean woman adjusted her 83-year-old North Korean husband's necktie. He held her hands and stroked her shoulder. Before this week, they hadn't seen each other since war tore them apart 65 years ago, and there is no reason to believe they will ever see each other again.
Around 400 elderly South Koreans met privately Wednesday with North Korean relatives they haven't seen for more than 60 years, on the second day of a highly charged reunion for families torn apart by the Korean War.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Nearly 400 mostly elderly and frail South Koreans held a tearful, emotionally fraught reunion Tuesday with family members in North Korea, more than 60 years after they were separated by the Korean War.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea -- Hundreds of mostly elderly Koreans -- some in wheelchairs or leaning on walking sticks, most overcome by tears, laughter and shock -- began three days of reunions Tuesday with loved ones many have had no contact with since war divided the North and South more than 60 years ago.
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