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In this image made from video by North Korean broadcaster KRT, military officers applaud as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives speech at the party congress in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Saturday. (KRT via AP Video)

Kim Jong Un says North Korea won’t use nuclear weapons first

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his…

 

A TV screen shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a shop in Tokyo on Wednesday. North Korea said it conducted a powerful hydrogen bomb test Wednesday, a defiant and surprising move that, if confirmed, would be a huge jump in Pyongyang's quest to improve its still-limited nuclear arsenal. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Condemnation, doubt greet North Korea’s H-bomb announcement

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's declaration that it had tested a…

 

Japan’s new history rising

I moved to Japan for the first time in 1991, the year…

 

A man locks a shutter of his shop after an evacuation order is issued to the residents and visitors at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)

Tensions rise in Korea as shells fired over DMZ

PYONGYANG, North Korea — South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at…

A man locks a shutter of his shop after an evacuation order is issued to the residents and visitors at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)
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Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon wants same-sex marriage in Korea as first in Asia

A gay pride parade in Seoul, South Korea, last summer was blocked…

Lee Jin-man/AP file photoPark Won-soon
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South Korea wins short track Olympic 3,000 relay

South Korea won the women’s Olympic short track 3,000-meter relay, passing China…

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KBS/APIn this photo released by Korean Broadcasting System

South Korea ready for more cyberattacks; banks recover

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it was preparing…

KBS/APIn this photo released by Korean Broadcasting System

Three new free trade agreements plant seeds for nation’s future

After four years of delay, Congress has ratified free trade agreements with…

South Korea embarrassed by outdated law

DIM BULB: South Korean officials said they were embarrassed by a 60-year-old…

North, South Korea exchange fire; 2 marines killed

North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire Tuesday after the North shelled…