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Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weapons

Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weapons

 

In this Oct. 1, 2018 photo, South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon speaks at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea says North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons. Unification Minister Cho told parliament the estimates on the size of North Korea's nuclear arsenal range from 20 bombs to as many as 60.(Kim Hyun-tae/Yonhap via AP)


October 02, 2018 - 09:42 GMT
South Korea forges ahead with charm offensive to Kim regime even as U.S. outreach cools

South Korea forges ahead with charm offensive to Kim regime even as U.S. outreach cools

 

A giant TV screen shows images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center, and President Trump in Seoul on Sept. 5, 2018.


September 16, 2018 - 04:06 GMT
Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang: Seoul

Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang: Seoul

 

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA - SEPTEMBER 05: In this handout image provided by the South Korean Presidential Blue House, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un talks with South Korean envoy during their meeting on September 5, 2018 in Pyongyang, North Korea. A high-level South Korean delegation left for North Korea on September 5, to discuss arrangements for an inter-Korean summit there this month, as relations grow cooler between Washington and Pyongyang. (Photo by South Korean Presidential Blue House via Getty Images)


September 06, 2018 - 06:25 GMT
Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang; date not yet fixed

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang; date not yet fixed

 

South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, center, speaks to the media before leaving for the border village of Panmunjom to attend a meeting between South and North Korea, at the Office of the South Korea-North Korea Dialogue in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)


August 13, 2018 - 09:58 GMT
Remains of U.S. War Dead in North Korea Start Journey Home After 65 Years

Remains of U.S. War Dead in North Korea Start Journey Home After 65 Years

 

A soldier at the War Memorial of Korea in Seoul. Remains believed to be those of American servicemen were flown out of North Korea on Friday. The remains flown out on Friday were the first handed over since a joint effort by American military experts and North Korean workers between 1996 and 2005.


July 27, 2018 - 13:39 GMT
Koreas discuss removing North's artillery from tense border

Koreas discuss removing North's artillery from tense border

 

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon, center, waves a national flag during a ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, June 25, 2018. Lee said Monday the rival Koreas are discussing the relocation of North Korea's long-range artillery systems away from the tense Korean border. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)


June 25, 2018 - 07:25 GMT
Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

 

In this Aug.19, 2016, photo, Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who also served twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, talks with South Korean lawmakers at his house in Seoul, South Korea. Kim has died on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the age of 92. (Newsis via AP, File)


June 23, 2018 - 05:33 GMT
Rival Koreas agree to military, Red Cross talks for peace

Rival Koreas agree to military, Red Cross talks for peace

 

South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, and North Korean delegation head Ri Son Gwon exchange documents signed an agreement during their meeting inside the Peace House at the southern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone Friday, June 1, 2018. North and South Korea on Friday resumed senior-level peace talks Seoul sees as an important step in building trust with Pyongyang amid a U.S.-led diplomatic push to persuade the North to give up its nuclear weapons. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)


June 01, 2018 - 10:22 GMT
Ahead of summit with Kim Jong Un, Trump has lots of options

Ahead of summit with Kim Jong Un, Trump has lots of options

 

FILE - In this May 26, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. When Trump and Kim meet in Singapore next month, they will have two very different agendas. Kim would love to keep his nukes. And Trump would love to take them all away, ASAP. The letters read "if the summit does happen, will likely take place on June 12 in Singapore." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)


May 31, 2018 - 05:24 GMT
South Korean president met N.Korea's Kim Jong Un Saturday-Seoul

South Korean president met N.Korea's Kim Jong Un Saturday-Seoul

 

FILE - In this May 10, 2016 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves at parade participants at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea. South Korea's military says North Korea has fired a ballistic missile on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 into the sea.


May 26, 2018 - 11:27 GMT
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