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US, S. Korea say they'll push North to return to nuke talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Top U.S. and South Korean officials agreed Thursday to try to convince North Korea to return to talks on its nuclear program, which Pyongyang has insisted it won’t do in prot...

US envoy hopes N. Korea responds positively on offered talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden’s special envoy for North Korea said Monday he hopes to see a positive reaction from the North soon on U.S. offers for talks after North Korea's leader or...

U.S., South Korea reaffirm cooperation toward denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-Yong reaffirmed a commitment between their countries and Japan to work closely toward the "denuclearization of t...

South Korea stokes fear in Japan of Olympic boycott

The problems associated with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games continue to mount for Japan, as the country struggles to contain the spread of the coronavirus ahead of the delayed opening of the games on Ju...

South Korea foreign minister asserts Taiwan Strait peace is key to regional stability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Chung Eui-yong said that it is an objective fact that peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait are crucial to the realization of r...

US, Japan, South Korea diplomats review North Korea strategy

LONDON (AP) — The United States, Japan and South Korea are plowing ahead with efforts to push North Korea back to nuclear negotiations despite the North's rejection of any such pressure. ...

U.S. climate envoy Kerry in Seoul for climate discussions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry met with South Korea’s foreign minister in Seoul on Saturday for talks ahead of a virtual climate summit of world leaders called by President Jo...

South Korea and China seek progress on denuclearization

South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong met his Chinese opposite number, Wang Yi, on Saturday, with both agreeing on the need to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. Seoul is looking to bolster ti...

South Korean foreign minister meets Chinese counterpart

HONG KONG (AP) — South Korea’s foreign minister met his Chinese counterpart in the southern Chinese city of Xiamen on Saturday, as Seoul seeks to improve ties with its top trading partner even as U.S....

China foreign minister in talks with SE Asian counterparts

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is meeting with counterparts from four Southeast Asian countries this week as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the region amid a sharp downturn ...

NKorea ignores US offer for talks, citing its hostile policy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday it will ignore a U.S. offer for talks unless it withdraws its hostile policy on the North, days after Washington said it reached out to Pyongyang th...

Can US and Japan push back against China in Indo-Pacific?

Japan and the United States on Tuesday condemned Chinese "coercion and aggression" in the Indo-Pacific region. In a joint statement after a meeting in Tokyo, the two nations' foreig...

N Korea's military to reenter inter-Korea cooperation sites

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday it will redeploy troops to now-shuttered inter-Korean cooperation sites, reinstall guard posts and resume military exercises at front-line areas, n...

S Korea urges North to uphold deals amid rising animosities

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Sunday convened an emergency security meeting and urged North Korea to uphold reconciliation agreements, hours after the North threatened to demolish a liaison...

South Korea blasts Japan over virus entry restrictions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul expressed “extreme regret” Friday over Japan’s ordering 14-day quarantines on all visitors from South Korea due to a surge in viral infections and warned of retaliation...