DMZ

South Korea is updating North Koreans via loudspeaker about the soldier who defected

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South Korea has long used loudspeakers along the North Korea border to deliver harsh words against the ruling regime in Pyongyang. Now it’s using them in a new way: to share updates on the soldier who recently made a daring defection to the South. South Korean military officials said yesterday (Nov. 26) that the updates Read More

Watch: The moment a North Korean soldier made his daring escape to South Korea

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A North Korean made a life-threatening—but eventually successful—escape into South Korea on Nov. 13. The soldier regained consciousness in a hospital yesterday (Nov. 21). The United Nations Command in South Korea yesterday (Nov. 21) released footage of the soldier’s defection into South Korea from the truce village of Panmunjom in the Joint Security Area (JSA), Read More

Fog foiled Trump’s surprise trip to the DMZ, where the South Korean president was waiting

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US president Donald Trump tried today (Nov. 8) to land at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between South Korea and North Korea, but turned back because of heavy fog, according to a pool report on this leg of his lengthy Asia tour. Despite early messaging from the White House that Trump wasn’t all that interested in Read More

Trump’s unannounced visit to DMZ with South Korea’s Moon canceled due to fog

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SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned an unannounced visit to the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea due to bad weather on Wednesday, the last day of his visit to the South, a spokeswoman said. White House senior staff discuss the situation as U.S. President Donald Trump sits in Read More