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UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

As Olympics shift to sports, what on Earth just happened?

After a weekend in which a fusillade of can’t-believe-it political surprises got the world talking about Olympic-flavored international relations rather than just the thrill of victory, the 2018 Winter Games …

Come visit: South Korea’s leader invited to North Korea

A rare invitation to Pyongyang for South Korea’s president marked Day Two of the North Korean Kim dynasty’s southern road tour Saturday, part of an accelerating diplomatic thaw that included …

S. Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un’s sister

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday met with senior North Korean officials including leader Kim Jong Un’s sister over lunch at Seoul’s presidential palace in the most significant diplomatic …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 7:59 p.m.

Koreas share historic handshake at Olympic opening ceremony

As South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife greeted VIPs in their dignitary box to watch the opening ceremony, they turned to shake hands with North Korean leader Kim …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 10:16 p.m.

N. Korea delegation led by Kim’s sister arrives for Olympics

The sister of the North Korean leader on Friday became the first member of her family to visit South Korea since the 1950-53 Korean War as part of a high-level …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 10:04 p.m.

North Korea’s leader boosts his family’s power by promoting his younger sister

Kim Jong Un has taken another key step to consolidate his family’s control over North Korea, elevating his younger sister to the powerful political bureau of the ruling Workers’ Party …