S Korean, Japanese leaders to meet again to improve ties
The leaders of South Korea and Japan are to meet Sunday for their second summit in less than two months, as they push to mend long-running historical grievances and boost ties in the face of North Korea's nuclear program and other regional challenges.
S Korea to give over $10 mln in aid for housing projects in Türkiye
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol has announced that the country will give more than $10 million in aid to quake-hit Türkiye to assist in the development of housing for earthquake survivors.
Biden Cut Off the South Korean President: We are Not Planning Joint Nuclear Exercises with Seoul
US President Joe Biden has said that the US is not discussing joint nuclear exercises with South Korea. His statement contradicted a statement by South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, made at a time of rising tensions with North Korea, Reuters reported, citing BTA.
South Korea: Talks with US on management of nukes underway
South Korea reconfirmed Tuesday that Seoul and Washington are discussing its involvement in U.S. nuclear asset management in the face of intensifying North Korean nuclear threats, after President Joe Biden denied that the allies were discussing joint nuclear exercises.
Pope Francis asks North Korea to invite him to visit
Pope Francis has asked Pyongyang to invite him to North Korea, saying in a televised interview on Friday that he would not turn down a chance to visit and work for peace.
A potential papal visit to the isolated, nuclear-armed country was previously floated in 2018 when Seoul's former president Moon Jae-in embarked on a round of diplomacy with Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un.
S Korea offers North economic benefits for denuclearization
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol on Monday offered "audacious" economic assistance to North Korea if it abandons its nuclear weapons program while avoiding harsh criticism of the North days after it threatened "deadly" retaliation over the COVID-19 outbreak it blames on the South.