The two Koreas have been divided along the world’s most heavily fortified border since the 1950-53 Korean War.
80 South Koreans met their Northern relatives for the first time after the Korean War before parting ways.
North and South Korea to hold their second round of high-level talks on Friday 14th February.
The plane carried 74 passengers and four crew members, the military said in its statement, blaming poor weather for the crash.
South and North Korea have agreed to high-level talks in many years to ease tension and increase humanitarian aid.
Korean American who worked as a Christian missionary,was convicted by North Korea in May of crimes against the state.
Barack Obama is marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War.
Li Yuanchao visit,from July 25 to 28,was announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
North Korea is to blame for last month’s cyberattacks on the websites of South Korean media companies and the president and prime minister’s offices.
Satellite imagery has revealed more than 10,000 North Korean soldiers practising for the parade at Mirim Airport.
South Korea said multiple government and private sector websites
President Lee Myung-Bak has come under pressure to take a tougher line against Pyongyang.
Beijing is wrong if it thinks Kim Jong-il is controllable,says Admiral Mike Mullen.
Four South Koreans were killed in an hour-long shelling North Korea on Yeonpyeong Island.
Bombards Yeonpyeong island near disputed border; 2 South Korean soldiers killed
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