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NKorea agrees to reunions of war-divided families
North Korea on Friday agreed to resume reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, the latest in a series of charm offensives from a country that was threatening South Korea and the US with nuclear war almost a year ago.

 

Seoul welcomed the decision, which came on the heels of an offer rejected earlier to hold the emotional reunions for the first time in more than three years. South Korea has so far been wary of the North's larger outreach, noting that Pyongyang has previously followed such calls for detente with provocations. (AP)