All posts tagged "Korean War"

  • Kim Jin-chun, 66, says goodbye to his 91-year-old father Kim Sum-kyung from the South, in an ambulance parked in front of a hotel in Mt. Geumgang Resort in North Korea, Friday. The father had to return to the South a day before the official closing of the reunions of separated families during the Korea War, due to health problems.  (Yonhap)
    Time to say goodbye…again

    After six decades of separation, joy of reunion only last two-days  Calls increasing for regular reunions By Jun Ji-hye Calls are increasing to hold reunions for families separated by the 1950-1953 Korean War on a regular basis....

    • Posted February 21, 2014
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    U.S. Congressmen pushing for expanded family reunions

    By Kang Seung-woo Four Korean War veterans who are now United States congressmen have called on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to expand reunions of families separated by the 1950-1953 Korean War to include Korean-Americans. South and...

    • Posted February 6, 2014
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  • Mr. Kim Myung-do, now 90-years old, cannot wait to see his sister again. (Newsis)
    Koreas agree to hold family reunions this month

    (Yonhap) — South and North Korea agreed Wednesday to stage reunions later this month for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. The reunions — the first since October 2010 — will be held at Mount Kumgang,...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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    American tourist detained in N. Korea

    By Chung Min-uck An elderly American man has been detained in North Korea since last month, according to reports in American media, but the reasons behind his detention have not been established. Reports identified the man as...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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  • Chung Pil-ki, center, poses with Carolyn Worley Green, left, the daughter of Charles E. Worley and her son Joshua Worley Green. 
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    War veteran remembers special friendship

    By Baek Byung-yeul It was in 1953, near the end of the Korean War, when Chung Pil-ki, 84, met American military officer Charles Worley while stationed in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province. The time they spent together was very...

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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