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As athletes struggle, Kim Jong Un dreams of Olympic glory

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Kim Jong Un wants to turn his country into an international sports power — think East Germany in the 1970s...
Moon won’t discuss possible summit with North Korea’s Kim

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Saturday that he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics...
The Latest: Ukraine’s Poroshenko renews push for UN troops

MUNICH — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): ...
UN chief: Beware nuclear North Korea, back global unity

MUNICH — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged policymakers on Friday "not to miss the opportunity of a peaceful resolution" to the standoff over North...
Sweet Distraction? North Korea’s feminine touch at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — To pour on the charm at the Pyeongchang Olympics, North Korea has turned to ball-gown clad singers, pompom-waving cheerleaders and...
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WASHINGTON — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's long-term goal is to reunify the divided Korean Peninsula under his totalitarian government, the senior U.S....
‘Deep down’: Rivalry between Koreas, Japan transcends sports

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — As South Korea's national soccer coach prepared to play Japan in a 1954 World Cup qualifier, President Syngman Rhee, who'd...
Year after Kim’s killing, suspected masterminds evade trial

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Lost in the glare of North Korea's missile launches, rhetorical battles with Washington and charm offensive at the Winter Olympics,...
North Korea leader impressed with South’s delegation welcome

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday it is important to continue a reconciliatory mood between the Koreas and...
NKorea still holds the key after US shifts policy on talks

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is open for talks without preconditions with nuclear North Korea, Vice President Mike Pence has declared, subtly shifting White House...

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