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Obama to North Korean Leaders: ‘Have the Courage to Pursue Peace’

Obama to North Korean Leaders: ‘Have the Courage to Pursue Peace’

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — President Obama paused during his speech to local college students in South Korea Monday to directly address the North Korean leaders across the DMZ, urging new dictator Kim Jong Un and his regime to p…

Obama Asks Russian President for ‘Space’ on Missile Defense

Obama Asks Russian President for ‘Space’ on Missile Defense

Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — At the tail end of his 90-minute meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday, President Obama said that he would have “more flexibility” to deal with controversial issues such…

Disagreeing on Syria, Obama Bids Farewell to Russian President

Disagreeing on Syria, Obama Bids Farewell to Russian President

The White House/Pete Souza(SEOUL, South Korea) — In what will almost certainly be their last presidential-level meeting, President Obama and outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev had kind words for one another and the work they were able to accom…

Obama, South Korean President Warn North Korea Over Missile Launch

Obama, South Korean President Warn North Korea Over Missile Launch

KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — Despite threats from North Korea that any criticism of its nuclear weapons program would be considered “a declaration of war,” President Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on …

President Obama Makes First Ever Visit to DMZ

President Obama Makes First Ever Visit to DMZ

Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images(PANMUNJON, Republic of Korea) — Through a pair of binoculars and two inches of bullet-proof glass added especially for him, President Obama looked for the first time into North Korea on Sunday. In his first visit to the…

Obama to South Korea for DMZ Visit, Nuclear Summit

Obama to South Korea for DMZ Visit, Nuclear Summit

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — President Obama heads to South Korea this weekend for a whirlwind visit aimed at bolstering alliances with Asian power players and forging an international plan to keep nuclear weapons out of the hand…

Obama to South Korea for DMZ Visit, Nuclear Summit

Obama to South Korea for DMZ Visit, Nuclear Summit

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — President Obama heads to South Korea this weekend for a whirlwind visit aimed at bolstering alliances with Asian power players and forging an international plan to keep nuclear weapons out of the hand…

US, South Korea Begin Joint Military Exercises Despite N. Korean Threats

US, South Korea Begin Joint Military Exercises Despite N. Korean Threats

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — South Korea and the United States have begun joint military exercises, despite threats of retaliation from North Korea. More than 200,000 troops took part in the annual large-scale drill, known as “Key Resolve.&rd…

Creator of Futuristic South Korean Theme Park Commits Suicide In Hollywood

Creator of Futuristic South Korean Theme Park Commits Suicide In Hollywood

Hemera/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) – The South Korean creator of a futuristic “4D” theme park that sparked interest in countries around the world has committed suicide at a hotel in West Hollywood, officials told ABC News on Tuesday.Eun-S…

Former South Korean First Lady Meets North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

Former South Korean First Lady Meets North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

Dieter Depypere/Bloomberg via Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — Seoul insisted Monday that former first lady Lee Hee-ho’s meeting with new North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang was not sanctioned by the government of South Korea.Lee was the wi…

Mystery Surrounds North Korea’s Heir Apparent Kim Jong Un

Mystery Surrounds North Korea’s Heir Apparent Kim Jong Un

Dieter Depypere/Bloomberg via Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — As the world watches and wonders whether six decades of Kim family deification in North Korea can continue under new leader Kim Jong Un, speculation is mounting about who the son really …

Kim Jong Il’s Body On Display, Viewed by North Korean Officials

Kim Jong Il’s Body On Display, Viewed by North Korean Officials

Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean state media continues its special around the clock broadcast, displaying massive public grief over the loss of its leader Kim Jong Il.The new leader, his son Kim Jong Un, was seen bowing…

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