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hundreds of koreans will participate this week in highly emotional but brief reunions with relatives most haven't seen since the 1950-53 korean war cemented the division of their peninsula into the north and south.many of the elderly family members at the reunions, which will be held at the north's ...



south koreans meet relatives in north after decades apart




dozens of elderly and frail south koreans met their northern relatives monday for the first time since the peninsula and their families were divided by war nearly seven decades ago.the three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula. the meetings began a...



presstv-second group of north and south korean families reunite




the second group of north and south korean separated families reunited on friday (august 24) after being torn apart for more than six decades by the 1950-53 korean war.more than 300 south koreans from 81 families embraced their north korean relatives at the north's tourist resort in mount kumgang an...



families separated by war reunite after 6 decades




hundreds of south and north koreans were reunited with their long-lost relatives in the diamond mountain resort on monday after they were torn apart by the korean war 68 years ago.(source: ruptly)



south korean mother and north korean son meet for the first time in 6 decades




copied!you’re looking at a south korean mother wrapping her arms around her north korean son for the first time in more than 65 years. that’s right – they had not spoken or seen each other since they were separated after the korean war. that mom was one of the dozens of south koreans given a r...



split apart for decades by war, now north and south koreas prepare to part for l




split apart for decades by war, now north and south koreas prepare to part for last timeelderly north and south korean family members allowed to meet for the first time in nearly seven decades prepared to bid each other farewell wednesday, in all probability for the last time in their lives.millions...



presstv-koreans separated by war finally meet




frank smith, press tv, seoulfamilies separated by the 1950-53 korean war meet in north korea this week. about 90 south koreans went to mount kumgang on the east coast for several family meetings over the next 3 days. another 3-day round will begin friday. it is the first such event since 2015. pres...



south koreans enter north to reunite with kin split by war




past reunions have produced powerful images of elderly koreans crying, embracing and caressing each other. nearly 20,000 people have participated in 20 rounds of face-to-face reunions since 2000. another 3700 exchanged video messages with their north korean relatives under a short-lived communicatio...



south koreans head for family reunions in the north after decades apart




the three-day reunion -- the first for three years -- will take place in mount kumgang resort in north korea, following a rapid diplomatic thaw between the neighbours.millions of people were swept apart by the 1950-53 korean war, which divided brothers and sisters, parents and children and husbands ...



presstv-seoul returns six n koreans rescued at sea




six north koreans who were rescued on saturday drifting at sea off the east coast were sent back to the north on wednesday after pyongyang did not respond to repeated attempts to communicate, south korea’s unification ministry said.the six had been questioned by a team of officials about their wis...



presstv-south koreans optimistic as north korean summit approaches




frank smithpress tv, seoulsouth koreans are optimistic about an upcoming summit between their president, moon jae-in and north korean leader kim jong un. final preparations are underway for the historic event this friday. as our seoul correspondent frank smith reports, activists are hopeful that the...



with longing and trepidation, korean families prepare to reunite




these reunions are simultaneously a reminder of the deep bonds between the two nations, and an illustration of just how far they have grown apart in the decades since their painful division. lee soo-nam, 76, shows photos of his brother ri jong-song in north korea during an interview at his home in s...



presstv-south koreans enter north for family reunions




dozens of south koreans have entered the north to reunite with their family members for the first time in around seven decades since their separation after the 1950s korean war.the 89 elderly and frail south koreans, dressed in their best suits and riding on 14 coaches, crossed the heavily fortifie...



presstv-south koreans enter north for family reunions




dozens of south koreans have entered the north to reunite with their family members for their first time in around seven decades since their separation due to the 1950s korean war.the 89 elderly and frail south koreans, dressed in their best suits and on 14 coaches, crossed the heavily fortified bo...



winter olympics: divided koreans pay their respects to ancestors on lunar new ye




sbs news reporter kirsty johansen is in south korea for the pyeongchang 2018 winter olympic games from february 9 to february 25.on the frozen banks of the imjin river, displaced koreans divided from their families for decades by war pay their respects to their relatives and ancestors.they gather at...



south korea: kim jong un and president trump to meet by may




south korea’s national security director says president donald trump has decided he will meet with north korea’s kim jong un “by may.”chung eui-yong spoke outside the white house after a day of briefings with senior u.s. officials, including trump, on the recent inter-korea talks. chung says...



presstv-‘some in dc trying to undermine trump-kim summit’




some people in washington, dc, are upset that us president donald trump has agreed to meet with north korean leader kim jong-un and are trying to undermine the summit, according to james jatras, a former american senate foreign policy adviser.according to a report, us marines are flying f-35b figh...



north korea to send senior envoy to olympic closing ceremony




pyeongchang, south korea (ap) — south korea’s unification ministry says north korea will send a high-level delegation led by kim yong chol, a senior party official suspected of leading two deadly attacks on the south in 2010, to the closing ceremony of the pyeongchang winter olympics.the eight-m...



here's what kim jong un and moon jae-in said to each other




the leaders of north and south korea made history friday, meeting one another for the first time at the beginning of a landmark summit between the historic foes.the two leaders shook hands at the military demarcation line that separates the countries since a 1953 armistice put an end to the fighting...



presstv-seoul approves record fund to host north koreans




south korea has approved a record budget of more than two and a half million dollars to bankroll the hosting of hundreds of north koreans during the winter olympics.the south korean ministry of unification on wednesday approved 2.86 billion won (2.64 million dollars) for the costs, including for acc...



south korea's moon to meet kim jong-un's sister at winter olympics




south korean president moon jae-in is to meet with members of the north korean olympics delegation, the news agency yonhap has reported, citing his office."president moon plans to hold a meeting and have lunch with the north korean delegation on february 10," the spokesman told a press briefing. he ...



olympics 2018: south korea wrestles with sanctions on north




(seoul, south korea) — from smartphones to ship fuel, south korea is wrestling how to balance international sanctions on north korea with its desire to show the olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of north koreans for the winter games.spearheaded by the u.s., the international community has bee...



s. koreans vote for new president to succeed ousted park - the progress




south koreans voted tuesday for a new president, with victory widely predicted for a liberal candidate who has pledged to improve ties with north korea, re-examine a contentious u.s. missile defense shield and push sweeping economic changes. conservatives worry that a victory by moon jae-in might be...



presstv-‘us preventing easing of tensions on korean peninsula’




an analyst believes whenever there is an easing of tensions between the two koreas,washington sends a signal to seoul to pull back.the comments came after pyongyang announced its willingness to participate in winter olympics in south korea; a decision that led to a historic visit to the south by a h...



trump and kim should not be left alone together, expert warns




the australian strategic policy institute’s malcolm davis has cautioned against letting us president donald trump and north korean leader kim jong un meet alone together in the same room.president trump has promised to meet the north korean leader by may after receiving kim jong un's formal invita...