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    Yonhap News Agency is a South Korean news agency. It is a funded company, based in Seoul, South Korea. Yonhap provides news articles, pictures and other information to newspapers, TV networks and other media in South Korea.

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    N.Korea picks new FM, heralding policy shift
    International

    N.Korea picks new FM, heralding policy shift

    North Korea appears to have picked its point man for relations with Seoul as its new Foreign Minister, possibly heralding a shift in its policy toward the US and South Korea, informed sources said here on Sunday.

    'S.Korea, US to stage joint drills in adjusted manner'
    International

    'S.Korea, US to stage joint drills in adjusted manner'

    South Korea and the US will continue to stage their joint military exercises in an adjusted manner to support efforts for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, Seoul's Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

    Kim calls for 'diplomatic, military counter-measures'
    International

    Kim calls for 'diplomatic, military counter-measures'

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for "diplomatic and military counter-measures" for preserving the country's sovereignty and security during an ongoing Workers' Party meeting, state media reported on Tuesday, ahead of the impending expiry of Pyongyang's end-of-year deadline for US concessions.

    North Korea holds crucial meeting ahead of year-end deadline set for US
    International

    North Korea holds crucial meeting ahead of year-end deadline set for US

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday chaired a crucial meeting of the ruling Workers Party to discuss "important policy issues for new victory in our revolution" ahead of the year-end deadline the country has set for the United States to offer concessions in the ongoing talks.

    N.Korea party meeting discusses 'offensive measures'
    International

    N.Korea party meeting discusses 'offensive measures'

    North Korea has discussed "offensive measures" to ensure the country's sovereignty and security during the second-day session of a major party meeting, state media reported on Monday, amid concerns that Pyongyang could ditch negotiations with the US and restart major weapons tests.

    N. Korea holds key party meeting
    International

    N. Korea holds key party meeting

    North Korea has held the first-day session of a previously announced meeting of the ruling Workers' Party to discuss "important policy issues for new victory in our revolution", state media said on Sunday.

    US again flies spy planes over Korean Peninsula
    International

    US again flies spy planes over Korean Peninsula

    The US flew spy planes around the Korean Peninsula again, an aviation tracker said on Thursday, at a time of speculation that North Korea could carry out a major provocation amid the stalled denuclearization talks.

    North Korea holds party meeting to bolster army
    International

    North Korea holds party meeting to bolster army

    North Korea leader Kim Jong-un presided over a meeting of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party and discussed "important orgsational and political measures and military steps to bolster up" the country's armed forces.

    Kim may announce US talks suspension in New Year address: Expert
    International

    Kim may announce US talks suspension in New Year address: Expert

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un might announce the suspension of nuclear talks with the US when he delivers his New Year's Day address or holds a key meeting of the ruling Workers' Party later this month, an expert said.

    US envoy offers to hold talks with N. Korea
    International

    US envoy offers to hold talks with N. Korea

    US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun on Monday offered to hold talks with his Pyongyang counterpart, adding that Washington has no deadline on nuclear negotiations with the communist regime.

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