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North, South Korea Agree to Hold Talks to Improve Relations

By Brian Padden  North and South Korea agreed Tuesday to hold military talks to improve relations, the two nations announced after their first formal discussions in more than two years. The rival nations said in a joint statement they have agreed to "defuse the current military tension and to hold military talks to address

Trump offers a daring program to restore US dominance

In a speech later today, US President Donald Trump will propose a shift in US national security strategy more profound than any proposed by his predecessors since Ronald Reagan. According to a preliminary copy of the president’s 2017 National Security Strategy obtained by the Asia Times, Trump envisions a radical

American Detained Trying To Enter North Korea

While North Korean Soldier Escapes South TOKYO — The Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas saw an unusual amount of action Monday, with an American man unsuccessfully attempting to cross into the North and a North Korean soldier successfully defecting to the South. The 2.5-mile-wide strip between North and South Korea,

N. Korean soldier shot while defecting to S. Korea

A North Korean soldier was shot and injured by his own side Monday while defecting to South Korea at the border truce village of Panmunjom, the South's military said. The soldier, thought to be low ranking, was shot in the shoulder and elbow and was picked up bleeding on the South side of