North Korea

Kim’s Death Viewed With Wary Optimism
BERLIN (AP) — World governments are viewing the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il with wary optimism — a possibly destabilizing moment for the region as power passes to his son but also an opportunity for a new diplomatic start. North Korea’s past behavior has been notori…
Pentagon to Resume North Korea Talks After 6-year Break
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will open negotiations with North Korea on resuming efforts to recover the remains of some of the estimated 5,500 U.S. service members unaccounted for from the 1950-53 Korean War. Recovery efforts were halted by the administration of President George W. …