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Korean families reunitedupdated: Sat Sep 26 2009 21:48:00

CNN's Sohn Jie Ae reports on the reunion of some Korean families separated by the war.

Long-separated Korean families have reunionupdated: Sat Sep 26 2009 21:48:00

Some families long separated by the Korean War saw their loved ones Saturday for the first time in years near the border between North and South Korea.

Border traffic normalized between two Koreasupdated: Tue Sep 01 2009 02:06:00

Cross-border traffic between North and South Korea returned to normal Tuesday, ending eight months of restrictions imposed by the North, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

Reports: North Korea releases South Korean fishing boatupdated: Sat Aug 29 2009 07:48:00

A South Korean fishing boat and its four crew members were heading home Saturday after being held for a month in North Korea, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

Koreas reach deal to reunite familiesupdated: Fri Aug 28 2009 09:48:00

North and South Korea reached an agreement Friday on reunions for families separated for decades by the Korean War, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

Two Koreas to discuss reunions for split familiesupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 04:32:00

North and South Korea will hold three days of talks on reunions for families torn apart by the Korean War and divisions between the two countries, South Korea's Unification Ministry said Tuesday.

Ex-president's funeral warms Korea relationsupdated: Sun Aug 23 2009 22:19:00

South Korea bade farewell to former President Kim Dae-Jung Sunday in a ceremony attended by thousands of citizens, dignitaries and politicians.

Koreas must hold talks before border reopens, Seoul saysupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 03:46:00

South Korea responded positively, but cautiously, to a joint agreement announced Monday between North Korea and the South's Hyundai Group to resume cross-border tourism, ease border controls and facilitate cross-border family reunions.

Grief, tension for Roh funeralupdated: Sun May 31 2009 21:34:00

CNN's Pauline Chiou talks to mourners who turned out for the funeral of former president Roh Moo-Hyun.

South Korea mourns Rohupdated: Fri May 29 2009 00:33:00

Thousands turn out to pay respect to former South Korean president Roh Moo-Hyun. CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports.

Remembering Roh Moo-hyunupdated: Tue May 26 2009 04:00:00

An expert on Korean politics talks about the rise and fall of former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun.

South Korea's Roh apologizes to nationupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 02:47:00

Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun apologized Thursday for his connection to a corruption probe, saying he felt "ashamed and sorry" for disappointing his fellow citizens, the Yonhap news agency reported.

Koreas hold first talks in more than a yearupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 03:38:00

Government officials from South Korea arrived in the North on Tuesday for the first inter-Korean talks in more than a year.

Two Koreas to meet amid rising tensionsupdated: Sun Apr 19 2009 06:31:00

Government officials from South Korea will visit North Korea on Tuesday to hold the first talks in a year, state media said.

Interview with South Korean President Roh Moo-hyunupdated: Sun Jan 04 2009 22:17:00

South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun joined Talk Asia to discuss some of the major events during his presidency. The following is a transcript of his conversation with CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae.

North Korea suspends trains to Southupdated: Mon Nov 24 2008 06:38:00

North Korea announced Monday it was suspending the 18-month-old rail service across the border that has divided the peninsula since 1953 in protest of the "confrontational" policies of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.

N. Korean soldier kills touristupdated: Sun Aug 03 2008 00:18:00

A North Korean soldier shot and killed a South Korean woman in the Communist nation. CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports.

N. Korea to expel S. Koreans from resortupdated: Sun Aug 03 2008 00:18:00

North Korea said Sunday it will expel all "unnecessary" South Koreans from a mountain resort in the communist nation where a South Korean tourist was shot dead by a soldier last month.

South Korea's Lee offers talks with Northupdated: Fri Jul 11 2008 05:04:00

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Friday proposed reopening stalled reconciliation talks with North Korea in an address to the opening session of the National Assembly.

S. Korea's Lee willing to meet Kimupdated: Mon Jan 14 2008 02:55:00

South Korean President-elect Lee Myung-bak said on Monday he is willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il to help in the denuclearization process as the reclusive Communist nation dismantles its nuclear program.

North Korean disarmamentupdated: Thu Jan 10 2008 03:29:00

A U.S. envoy returns to Asia hoping to kick-start stalled North Korean nuclear disarmament. CNN's Kyung Lah reports

Hugs and slapdowns in S. Koreaupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 05:12:00

CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae looks at the atmosphere and the issues as the South Korean presidential vote looms.

South Korea straddles the politics of change updated: Fri Dec 21 2007 05:12:00

South Korea's last presidential election, in December, 2002, took place against a backdrop of escalating tension on the Korean peninsula over North Korea's nuclear program and the Bush administration's refusal to negotiate with Pyongyang.

Korea defense officials meetupdated: Tue Nov 27 2007 22:25:00

South Korean officials are in North Korea for defense talks.

Prison camp survivor speaksupdated: Thu Nov 15 2007 23:59:00

CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae profiles a defector who was born and raised in a North Korean prison camp.

Roh crosses Korean borderupdated: Fri Oct 05 2007 00:31:00

South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun crosses into North Korea for a summit.

Korean leaders sign peace pledgeupdated: Fri Oct 05 2007 00:31:00

South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun signed an eight-point peace agreement with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il on Thursday at a summit in Pyongyang, North Korea.

Two Koreas talk for peaceupdated: Fri Oct 05 2007 00:31:00

CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae looks at various peace measures agreed upon between the leaders of the two Koreas.

Doing business in Myanmarupdated: Thu Oct 04 2007 06:13:00

CNN's Eunice Yoon reports on why companies conduct business in Myanmar despite growing international pressure.

Korea accord's eight pointsupdated: Thu Oct 04 2007 01:43:00

The following are the eight points of an agreement signed Thursday by North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun at the end of the Pyongyang summit, according the South Korean press corps covering it from North Korea:

North, South Korean leaders meetupdated: Wed Oct 03 2007 00:07:00

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il greeted South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun Tuesday at the start of only the second-ever summit between leaders of the two nations, but Kim won't meet formally with Roh until Wednesday.

Korea Peninsula talksupdated: Tue Oct 02 2007 19:31:00

South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il begin their summit. CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports. Korean Hostages Freed -- at a Cost updated: Wed Aug 29 2007 12:00:00

South Korea is rejoicing at the deal to release the 19 aid workers kidnapped by the Taliban. But what might Seoul have given up to get them back?

Korean summit postponed by floodsupdated: Sat Aug 18 2007 06:02:00

North and South Korea agreed Saturday to postpone the second-ever summit between leaders on the divided peninsula to early October due to recent floods that devastated the impoverished communist North. The Two Koreas Plan to Meet Againupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 11:00:00

Seven years after a historic but virtually fruitless meeting, the rivals schedule a summit. But will it be any more successful?

Two Koreas to hold summitupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 04:20:00

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun will hold a summit later this month aimed at raising relations between the two nations "to a higher level," according to a joint statement released by their respective governments on Wednesday.

South Korea shocked by U.S. shooting linkupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 23:25:00

South Koreans expressed shock Wednesday, as new details revealed that the Virginia Tech shooter was Cho Seung-Hui, who was born -- and lived for eight years -- in Seoul.

S. Korea-U.S. summit comes at critical momentupdated: Wed Sep 13 2006 19:59:00

South Korea's President Roh Moo-hyun sits down for a summit meeting with President George W. Bush on Thursday at a time when the security alliance between the two countries that has helped maintain stability in Northeast Asia for more than half a century faces unprecedented challenges.

Stem cell expert: Work is not fakeupdated: Fri Dec 16 2005 03:24:00

A prominent South Korean scientist is defending himself against allegations of fraud in the already controversial field of stem-cell research.

Bush, S. Korean president united on talksupdated: Fri Jun 10 2005 00:02:00

President Bush and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun presented a united front Friday on getting North Korea to return to six-party talks about Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal, with both leaders saying their alliance remains "strong."

Korean bloggers making a differenceupdated: Thu Mar 31 2005 06:57:00

It's a typical newsroom in downtown Seoul: reporters rush to meet deadlines and editors eye copy for mistakes.

S. Korea selects new capital siteupdated: Wed Aug 11 2004 05:12:00

South Korea has confirmed it will move its future seat of government to a rural site south of its capital Seoul.

Seoul blocks beheading videoupdated: Thu Jun 24 2004 00:36:00

The South Korean government is trying to block Internet access to graphic video footage of the beheading of Kim Sun-il as public anger grows over his brutal slaying.

Sorrow, outrage over hostage fateupdated: Wed Jun 23 2004 00:34:00

The news of the brutal slaying of South Korean hostage Kim Sun-il in Iraq has been met with sorrow and outrage around the world.

Roh apologizes for crisisupdated: Sat May 15 2004 00:41:00

South Korea's President Roh Moo-hyun has apologized to the country for the political crisis sparked by his impeachment.

Tokyo up, but Seoul weakensupdated: Thu May 13 2004 22:37:00

Japanese stocks are slightly higher at midday Friday, recovering a little of the previous day's 3 percent fall, but other Asian markets are down.

Roh impeachment overturnedupdated: Thu May 13 2004 20:44:00

South Korea's constitutional court has overturned a vote by parliament to impeach President Roh Moo-hyun, reinstating him to office.

S. Korea backs pro-president partyupdated: Thu Apr 15 2004 05:14:00

South Korea's main opposition Grand National Party conceded defeat in the country's parliamentary election Thursday to the pro-government Uri Party, which is allied with impeached President Roh Moo-hyun.

South Koreans go to the polls updated: Wed Apr 14 2004 22:46:00

South Koreans are voting in polls where the impeachment of the nation's president and the battle against corruption have become key issues.

South Korean party in disarrayupdated: Mon Apr 12 2004 23:31:00

South Korea's pro-government Uri party is in disarray just two days ahead of parliamentary elections.

S. Korea leaves rates on holdupdated: Thu Apr 08 2004 00:38:00

South Korea's central bank has left interest rates on hold at a record low of 3.75 percent and says the economy is showing signs of a gradual upswing.

Korea steps up securityupdated: Tue Mar 16 2004 21:51:00

In the wake of last week's deadly train bombings in Spain, South Korea's acting president has ordered stepped up security measures as his country prepares to send more troops Iraq.

Koreas cancel economic talksupdated: Sun Mar 14 2004 21:15:00

The impeachment of South Korea's president has prompted the cancellation of economic talks planned Monday, after South Korea refused a request by North Korea to hold them in Pyongyang.

Roh prepares defense amid protestsupdated: Sun Mar 14 2004 00:44:00

South Korea's President Roh Moo-hyun has began forming his legal defense team amid huge protests against his impeachment.

Korea's interim leader urges calmupdated: Sat Mar 13 2004 00:03:00

South Korea's Prime Minister Goh Kun has urged citizens to remain calm after taking over as interim head of state following an unprecedented impeachment vote against President Roh Moo-hyun.

S. Korea votes to impeach Rohupdated: Fri Mar 12 2004 04:30:00

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea's National Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to impeach President Roh Moo-hyun by 193-2, amid dramatic scenes as rival politicians physically battled on the floor of parliament.

Extraordinary scenes in Seoulupdated: Thu Mar 11 2004 22:43:00

Extraordinary scenes unfolded in Seoul on Friday, as politicians physically battled each other in the country's first impeachment bid since the nation was founded in 1948.

Roh impeachment vote gets physicalupdated: Thu Mar 11 2004 04:50:00

Lawmakers loyal to South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun have put their bodies on the line, physically blocking the National Assembly from voting on an unprecedented impeachment motion against the embattled leader.

Roh defiant despite vote threatupdated: Wed Mar 10 2004 22:32:00

South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun has refused to apologize for his remarks that led to impeachment proceedings against him -- raising the possibility a move to unseat him would go ahead.

Bid to impeach embattled Rohupdated: Tue Mar 09 2004 02:50:00

South Korea's two main opposition parties have submitted an unprecedented impeachment motion against embattled President Roh Moo-hyun for breach of electoral law.

S. Korean troops set for Iraqupdated: Fri Feb 13 2004 02:49:00

The South Korean parliament has approved sending 3,000 troops to Iraq to help with the reconstruction effort.

S. Korea FM quits amid policy flapupdated: Tue Jan 13 2004 21:14:00

South Korea's Foreign Minister Yoon Young-kwan has resigned from his post amid a flap over President Roh Moo-hyun's foreign policy.

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