Peace treaties

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from right, and his wife Kim Jung-sook, right, stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from left, and his wife Ri Sol Ju on the Mount Paektu in North Korea, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP)
September 20, 2018 - 5:29 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A beaming South Korean President Moon Jae-in, freshly returned home Thursday from a whirlwind three-day summit with Kim Jong Un, said the North Korean leader wants the U.S. secretary of state to visit Pyongyang soon for nuclear talks, and also hopes for a quick follow-up...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in listens to a question during a press conference after returning from North Korea at the main press center in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. The leaders of the rival Koreas took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursday, standing on the peak of a beautiful volcano considered sacred in the North and a centerpiece of propaganda used to legitimize the Kim family's rule, their hands clasped and raised in a pose of triumph. Their trip to the mountain on the North Korean-Chinese border, and the striking photo-op that will resonate in both Koreas, followed a day of wide-ranging agreements they trumpeted as a major step toward peace.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
September 20, 2018 - 3:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 7:30 p.m. South Korea's president says he will discuss with President Donald Trump next week the issue of a declaration ending the 1950-53 Korean War...
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September 19, 2018 - 1:57 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A new report says South Sudan government soldiers and allied militia targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, running them over with armored vehicles and hanging them in trees even as the government pursued a new peace deal to end a civil war. The Amnesty...
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Presidential chief of staff Im Jong-seok speaks to the media during a briefing at a press center for the inter-Korean summit in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. The senior South Korean official is playing down the chance that this week's inter-Korean summit could produce major progress in efforts to rid North Korea of its nuclear program. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
September 16, 2018 - 9:55 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior South Korean official on Monday played down the chance that this week's inter-Korean summit will result in major progress in efforts to rid North Korea of its nuclear program. South Korean President Moon Jae-in flies to Pyongyang on Tuesday for his third summit of...
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September 15, 2018 - 9:25 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The United Nations on Saturday condemned a "direct attack" on its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan after a government soldier shot and wounded a Nepalese peacekeeper. The shooting came three days after South Sudan's rival sides signed a peace deal to end the five-year...
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September 14, 2018 - 6:15 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Fighting has broken out in South Sudan two days after the warring sides signed what the government called a "final final" peace agreement to end the civil war. Each side blames the other for the attacks. Clashes erupted Friday morning in Central Equatoria state when...
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September 12, 2018 - 12:00 pm
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's warring parties on Wednesday signed what they say is the final peace agreement to end the country's five-year civil war, which has killed tens of thousands and displaced millions. Several preliminary agreements have already been signed but both sides say this...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as delivers a speech during a plenary session at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
September 12, 2018 - 1:07 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday suggested that Russia and Japan should sign a much-anticipated peace treaty formally ending hostilities from World War II before the end of the year. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been pushing for a way forward in the dispute,...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 14, 2018 file photo, Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki, right, is welcomed by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, 2nd right, for his first visit in 22 years, at the airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Celebrating their dramatic diplomatic thaw, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 marked the Ethiopian new year at a border where a bloody war and ensuing tensions had divided them for decades. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)
September 11, 2018 - 2:52 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Celebrating their dramatic diplomatic thaw, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea on Tuesday officially opened the border where a bloody war and ensuing tensions had divided them for decades, with emotional residents embracing after years of separation. Ethiopia's...
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September 11, 2018 - 1:39 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopia and Eritrea's diplomatic thaw (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Eritrea says the border between it and former rival Ethiopia has officially opened after two decades. Information Minister Yemane Meskel in a post on Twitter says Eritrean President...
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