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#Korean Peninsula

# korean-peninsula - Friday 19 June, 2020

Explainer: What's going on between North and South Korea and why are tensions rising again now?

Analysts say recent tensions come from North Korea’s desire to have sanctions eased.

# korean-peninsula - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

North Korea severs communication with the South over defectors sending anti-Kim leaflets over the border

Defectors have sent leaflets to the North by balloon and bottle criticising Kim Jong Un over his weapons programmes and human rights abuses.

# korean-peninsula - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Major US military exercises with South Korea 'suspended indefinitely'

Trump on Tuesday had said the US would halt “war games” with its South Korean security ally.

# korean-peninsula - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

South Korea says US troops are staying - regardless of any peace deal

Seoul and Pyongyang have remained technically at war since the 1950s.

# korean-peninsula - Saturday 20 January, 2018

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics

They’ll compete in hockey, figure skating, short-track speed skating, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing.

# korean-peninsula - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Now you'll see them, now you won't: North Korea scraps talks with South

Northern officials complained that Southern delegates ranked too low within the Southern government, and have abandoned talks.

# korean-peninsula - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Kerry in Japan to discuss North Korea

Meanwhile, North Korea has dismissed the South’s offer for dialogue on the future of the Kaesong joint industrial zone.

# korean-peninsula - Monday 21 February, 2011

North Korea preparing for third nuclear test: reports

South Korean newspaper claims the North is digging tunnels at the site of two previous nuclear tests in preparation for a third, as relations between the two remain strained.