The North's latest test, which followed two previous rounds of missile tests this month, indicated the country is returning to its tried-and-true technique of mixing weapons demonstrations and peace offers to wrest concessions.
Relations between Seoul and Tokyo have been strained since South Korea’s Supreme Court in 2018 ordered some Japanese companies to compensate Korean forced laborers
South Korea's president on Monday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border, an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism that it's was a just made-for-TV moment that lacked any substance.
Speaking before an Oval Office meeting with South Korean President, Moon Jae-in on Thursday, Trump also opened the door to a series of smaller deals with North Korea.
Fanned by strong winds, the forest fire quickly spread through the mountainous area, incinerating 400 homes and 500 hectares of land, according to the government.
Modi said both New Delhi and Seoul are committed to strengthening their mutual and global cooperation to combat terrorism.
Modi, who arrived in Seoul on a two-day visit to strengthen India's strategic ties with South Korea, unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the prestigious Yonsei University in Seoul.
The North has repeatedly pledged to work towards "denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula", a vague term that could be taken to also include US forces in the South and in the wider region.
A train from Dorasan station in South Korea carrying about a 100 passengers, just south of the inter-Korean border, left for North Korea on Wednesday morning for the ceremony to modernise and connect railways and roads across the border.
In July, South Korean President Moon Jae-in made his first state visit to India during which he held talks with Modi on key issues such as the situation on the Korean peninsula, and ways to boost bilateral trade and defence cooperation.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in will have an audience with the Pope during a visit to the Vatican from October 17 to 18.
The two sides agreed to "continue talks to decide on the specific time and location for the second summit".
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in were the front-runners for their efforts at rapprochement between the two nations.
In the talks, the two sides agreed to significantly enhance cooperation in a range of areas including defence and security, artificial intelligence, trade besides resolving to work together for regional peace and prevent proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Both the leaders were heading to Noida for the inauguration of a Samsung facility to manufacture mobile phones.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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