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  1. Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | SFGate

    This April 23, 2018, photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, shows a meeting room for the April 27 summit between South and North Korea at the Peace House at the southern side of the Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. Kim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when the third-generation autocrat crosses over to the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone separating the rival Koreas on April 27, possibly on foot, and greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

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  2. A look at the two leaders in the inter-Korean summit talksRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | SFGate

    In this Jan. 10, 2018 file photo, South Korean President Moon Jae-in answers reporters' question during his New Year news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Both protagonists at inter-Korean summit on Friday, April 27, 2018 speak the same language and share the same ancestral roots and cultural background.

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  3. US envoy says Adm. Harry Harris is needed in SeoulRead the original story

    15 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Nov. 16, 2017, file photo, U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris arrives at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo.

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  4. Samsung's profit exceeds expectation thanks to memory chipsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Connecticut Post

    In this April 6, 2018 file photo, An employee walks past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea.

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  5. Kim Jong-un's wife Ri Sol-ju not among North's delegationRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Korea Herald

    President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet at the Military Demarcation Line in Panmunjeom at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Moon's chief of staff Im Jong-seok said Thursday. According to Im, Kim will cross the Military Demarcation Line between the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission offices, where he will be greeted by Moon.

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  6. NK leader Kim revs up high-stakes diplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Korea Herald

    With a "nuclear button" and unchallenged authority at home, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is now looking beyond his borders, forging ahead with a diplomatic adventure that could turn his country from an introvert into a player of geostrategic significance, experts said Thursday. Friday's summit between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will be the centerpiece of a flurry of diplomatic outreach apparently aimed at easing global sanctions, shoring up his country's debilitated economy and further cementing his grip on power.

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  7. Korean leaders seek to control optics at historic summitRead the original story

    34 min ago | TheCourier.com

    Kim Jong Un will be in uncharted territory when the third-generation autocrat crosses into the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone separating the rival Koreas on Friday, possibly on foot, and greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

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  8. Korean economy grows 1.1% on-quarter in Q1: BOKRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea's economy rebounded 1.1 percent in the first quarter from three months earlier thanks to increased investment and exports, central bank data showed Thursday. In the January-March period, the country's gross domestic product increased 1.1 percent from the previous quarter, turning around from a 0.2 percent drop three months earlier, according to preliminary data from the Bank of Korea.

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  9. Korean Leaders Work to Control Summit OpticsRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Voice of America

    Kim Jong Un will be in uncharted territory Friday when the third-generation autocrat crosses into the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone separating the rival Koreas, possibly on foot, and greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Cameras wielded by one of the most aggressive media contingents on the planet will fire live images of a man used to controlling every aspect of his public persona into the homes and onto the phones of millions of people around the world, though it's not yet clear if it will be seen instantly in North Korea.

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  10. UPDATE 2-Samsung Elec flags mobile weakness as chips power record Q1 profitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo The world's biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets also flagged softer demand for smartphone OLED panels as a challenge for the second quarter, while its cash-cow chip business should remain strong.

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  11. North Korea's Kim sees off train repatriating bodies of Chinese touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    SEOUL: North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un personally saw off a train repatriating the bodies of dozens of Chinese tourists who were killed in a bus accident as he issued a fresh apology to Beijing over the tragedy, state media reported on Thursday . Thirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Koreans perished when a bus they were travelling in plunged off a bridge south of Pyongyang on Sunday night, according to Chinese officials.

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  12. China, Russia and Japan eye six-party talks on Korean peninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    As the situation on the Korean peninsula shifts rapidly, regional stakeholders are working to ensure they will each have a seat at any negotiating table. The battle for influence in the decades-long North Korea crisis is key ahead of high-stakes summits planned between Kim Jong-un, leader of the reclusive authoritarian state, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in April, then US President Donald Trump in May or June.

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  13. North Korea Nuclear Test Site Is Largely Unusable, Chinese Scientists SayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown in an undated photo released by Pyongyang in mid-2017, said last week he would suspend nuclear and missile tests. BEIJING-A large part of North Korea's underground nuclear test facility, which leader Kim Jong Un pledged to close, is unusable anyway due to the collapse of a cavity inside the mountain after the last blast there, Chinese scientists say.

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  14. Japan presses Trump to demand hard deadline for North Korea to surrender nuclear programRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    President Trump should demand that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meet a hard deadline of 2020 to permanently surrender his nuclear programs and that no sanctions relief for Pyongyang should be granted until the deadline is met, a top policy aide to Japanese President Shinzo Abe said Wednesday. Katsuyuki Kawai, the special adviser for foreign affairs to Mr. Abe from Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, said the Japanese president pressed Mr. Trump during their meeting in Florida last week to realize "America is in a stronger position than Chairman Kim" and that North Korean denuclearization has to occur before Mr. Trump faces a potentially difficult re-election campaign in just two years.

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  15. Leaders to explore ways to improve inter-Korean ties at summitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Korea Herald

    South and North Korea are expected to discuss ways to advance their relations at this week's summit, but tough international sanctions will likely limit their efforts toward economic cooperation, experts said Thursday. An improvement of inter-Korean relations is one of three key agenda items for the summit Friday; North Korea's denuclearization and the establishment of permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula are the other two.

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  16. Main press center opens for inter-Korean summitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Korea Herald

    A vast press center is ready to accommodate over a thousand media personnel from around the world who will cover a landmark summit between the leaders of the two Koreas on Friday, the organizing committee said. The Main Press Center in the Korean International Exhibition Center is nearly equivalent to a football stadium in size, at about 10,000 square meters, and has over 1,000 seats in the main briefing room, the committee said.

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  17. Impossible dream? Unification less of a priority as Korean leaders prepare to talkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    The recent detente between North and South Korea has given new life to talk of unification for the two countries divided since the 1950s. Both Koreas have repeatedly called for peaceful unification and marched together under a unity flag at the recent Winter Olympics.

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  18. The problem with this dessertRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ANGER is mounting over a controversial mango mousse dessert and there are calls for it to be taken off the menu at a historic event tomorrow. South Korea unveils the main meeting room for the inter-Korea summit with the theme of "'Welcoming, Consideration, Peace and Hope".

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  19. What to Watch When Kim Jong Un Crosses the Border to South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    A woman walks past a news screen showing file footage of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at a railway station in Seoul on April 25, 2018. When Kim Jong Un crosses the border dividing the two Koreas to shake hands with southern counterpart Moon Jae-in on Friday, his footsteps will be laden with symbolism.

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  20. These are the only people who live inside the DMZ between North and South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    Taesung Village's 207 residents are the only people living inside the DMZ - the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. Soldiers escort farmers to and from their fields every day to steer them clear of landmines in the most heavily guarded border in the world.

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