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Obituary

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Kim Dae-jung - 18 Aug 2009
Kim Dae-jung - 18 Aug 2009
KOREA
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October 18, 2006
Former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung arrives at the opening ceremony of the World Knowledge Forum...
Seoul, South Korea
Former South Korean president Kim arrives at the opening ceremony of the World Knowledge Forum 2006 in...
Former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung arrives at the opening ceremony of the World Knowledge Forum 2006 in Seoul October 18, 2006. REUTERS/You Sung-Ho(SOUTH KOREA)
KOREA-PRESIDENT/KIM
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August 18, 2009
Former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung speaks at the National Press Club during his last visit to...
Washington, multiple countries
File photo of former South Korean president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kim Dae Jung speaking at National...
Former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung speaks at the National Press Club during his last visit to Washington, DC, in this file photo taken on September 18, 2007. Former President Kim, a giant in South Korea's shift to democracy who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to forge a reconciliation with the prickly communist North, died on Tuesday at the age of 85. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/Files (UNITED STATES OBITUARY POLITICS)
KOREA-PRESIDENT/KIM
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August 18, 2009
Former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung is pictured inside a limousine on his way to a discussion...
Washington, UNITED STATES
File photo of former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung inside a limousine in Washington
Former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung is pictured inside a limousine on his way to a discussion at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University during his last visit to Washington, DC in this September 20, 2007 file photograph. Former President Kim, a giant in South Korea's shift to democracy who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to forge a reconciliation with the prickly communist North, died on Tuesday at the age of 85.
REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/Files (UNITED STATES OBITUARY POLITICS)
KOREA-PRESIDENT/KIM
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August 18, 2009
Former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung departs at the Willard InterContinental Washington Hotel after...
Washington, United Kingdom
File photo of former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung departing the Willard InterContinental Washington...
Former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung departs at the Willard InterContinental Washington Hotel after his last visit to Washington, DC in this September 22, 2007 file photograph. Former President Kim, a giant in South Korea's shift to democracy who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to forge a reconciliation with the prickly communist North, died on Tuesday at the age of 85. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/Files (UNITED STATES OBITUARY POLITICS)
DAE JUNG
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February 25, 1998
New South Korean President Kim Dae-jung smiles before his national flag atop the podium during his inauguration...
New South Korean President Kim Dae-jung smiles before his national flag atop the podium during his i.....
New South Korean President Kim Dae-jung smiles before his national flag atop the podium during his inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul February 25. Kim has promised reconciliation rather than revenge, and analysts said they believe the seriousness of the country's economic crisis would help him keep that promise.
KOREA-PRESIDENT/
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August 18, 2009
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung embrace as they bid farewell...
Pyongyang, South Korea
File photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung embracing at Sunan...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung embrace as they bid farewell at Sunan airport, outside Pyongyang in this June 15, 2000 file photo. Kim Dae-jung, a towering figure in South Korea's struggle for democracy who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for seeking rapprochement with the communist North, died on August 18, 2009 at the age of 85. Internationally, Kim is best known for his historic handshake and embrace of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in June 2000, at the first summit meeting of the leaders of the two countries on the divided peninsula. Photo taken June 15, 2000. REUTERS/Pool/Files (NORTH KOREA POLITICS OBITUARY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
KOREA-PRESIDENT/
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August 18, 2009
U.S. President Bill Clinton and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung (R) address a joint news conference...
Washington, UNITED STATES
CLINTON AND SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM AT JOINT NEWS CONFERENCE.
U.S. President Bill Clinton and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung (R) address a joint news conference at the White House in this June 9, 1998 file photo. Former president Kim, a towering figure in South Korea's struggle for democracy who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for seeking rapprochement with the communist North, died on August 18, 2009 at the age of 85. Photo taken June 9, 1998. REUTERS/Larry Downing/Files (UNITED STATES POLITICS OBITUARY)
KOREA-PRESIDENT/
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August 18, 2009
Pop star Michael Jackson (L) hugs Kim Dae-jung, South Korea's opposition party presidential candidate,...
Seoul, South Korea
File photo of pop star Michael Jackson hugging Kim Dae-jung in Seoul
Pop star Michael Jackson (L) hugs Kim Dae-jung, South Korea's opposition party presidential candidate, in Seoul in this November 21, 1997 file photo. Former South Korean president Kim, a towering figure in South Korea's struggle for democracy who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for seeking rapprochement with the communist North, died on August 18, 2009 at the age of 85. Photo taken November 21, 1997. REUTERS/Yun Suk Bong/Files (SOUTH KOREA ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
KOREA PRESIDENT/KIM
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August 18, 2009
Former South Korean president and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kim Dae-jung speaks during an interview...
Seoul, South Korea
File photo of former South Korean president and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kim speaking during an interview...
Former South Korean president and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kim Dae-jung speaks during an interview with Reuters at his house in Seoul in this June 23, 2009 file photo. Kim, a towering figure in South Korea's struggle for democracy who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for seeking rapprochement with the communist North, died on August 18, 2009 at the age of 85. Photo taken June 23, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak/Files (SOUTH KOREA POLITICS HEADSHOT)
KOREA PRESIDENT/KIM
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August 18, 2009
U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) and first lady Hillary Clinton stand with South Korean President Kim...
Washington, UNITED STATES
File photo of U.S. President Bill Clinton and first lady Hillary Clinton standing with South Korean President...
U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) and first lady Hillary Clinton stand with South Korean President Kim Dae-jung and his wife Lee Hee-ho (L) during a receiving line at the White House State Dinner in this June 9, 1998 file photo. Former president Kim, a towering figure in South Korea's struggle for democracy who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for seeking rapprochement with the communist North, died on August 18, 2009 at the age of 85. Photo taken June 9, 1998. REUTERS/Robert Giroux/Files (UNITED STATES POLITICS OBITUARY)
KOREA PRESIDENT/KIM
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August 18, 2009
South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung (R) receives the Nobel Peace Prize from Chairman of the Norwegian...
Oslo, Norway
File photo of South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo
South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung (R) receives the Nobel Peace Prize from Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Gunnar Berge during a ceremony in Oslo in this December 10, 2000 file photo. Kim, a towering figure in South Korea's struggle for democracy who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for seeking rapprochement with the communist North, died on August 18, 2009 at the age of 85. Photo taken December 10, 2000. REUTERS/Pool/Files (NORWAY POLITICS OBITUARY)
KOREA/
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June 23, 2009
Former South Korean president and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kim Dae-jung speaks during an interview...
Seoul, South Korea
Former South Korean president and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kim speaks during an interview with Reuters...
Former South Korean president and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kim Dae-jung speaks during an interview with Reuters at his house in Seoul June 23, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak (SOUTH KOREA POLITICS)
KOREA-PRESIDENT/
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May 28, 2009
Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung speaks to the media after he offered a flower in front of...
Seoul, South Korea
Former South Korean President Kim speaks to the media after he offered a flower in front of a portrait...
Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung speaks to the media after he offered a flower in front of a portrait of deceased former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun during a memorial service in front of Seoul railway station in Seoul May 28, 2009. Roh, 62, and out of office for about 15 months, apparently jumped to his death on May 23, 2009 from a cliff overlooking his rural home after being implicated in a swirling corruption scandal that tainted his reformer image. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak (SOUTH KOREA POLITICS OBITUARY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
KOREA
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October 18, 2006
Former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung adjusts his specatacles during his speech at the opening ceremony...
Seoul, South Korea
Former South Korean president Kim adjusts his specatacles during his speech at the opening ceremony of...
Former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung adjusts his specatacles during his speech at the opening ceremony of the World Knowledge Forum 2006 in Seoul October 18, 2006. REUTERS/You Sung-Ho(SOUTH KOREA)
KOREA NORTH TALKS
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May 23, 2006
Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung participates in a forum in Seoul May 23, 2006. Kim on Tuesday...
Seoul, South Korea
Former South Korean President Kim participates in a forum in Seoul
Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung participates in a forum in Seoul May 23, 2006. Kim on Tuesday urged North Korea and the United States to take a give-and-take proposition and return to six-way talks aimed at ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programmes. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
KOREA
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June 15, 2004
South Korea's former president Kim Dae-jung (L) delivers a speech as President Roh Moo-hyun looks on...
Seoul, Korea
SOUTH KOREA'S FORMER PRESIDENT KIM DELIVERS A SPEECH IN SEOUL.
South Korea's former president Kim Dae-jung (L) delivers a speech as President Roh Moo-hyun looks on at an international forum in Seoul June 15, 2004 to mark the fourth anniversary of the historic inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang in 2000. Kim called on North Korea's leader Kim Jong-il to keep his promise to visit South Korea. REUTERS/You Sung-Ho LJW/FA
KOREA PRESIDENT KIM
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February 24, 2003
South Korea President Kim Dae-jung waves from his car as he leaves the
presidential Blue House to head...
Seoul, Korea - Republic of
SOUTH KOREA PRESIDENT KIM WAVES FROM HIS CAR AS HE LEAVES THE
PRESIDENTIAL BLUE HOUSE IN SEOUL.
South Korea President Kim Dae-jung waves from his car as he leaves the
presidential Blue House to head home in Seoul February 24, 2003. Kim
leaves office on Monday with his successor pledging to continue
engaging North Korea and to deepen the economic reforms that pulled the
country out of the Asian financial crisis. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

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KOREA NORTH PRESIDENT
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February 14, 2003
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung (L) attends a news conference with
his top adviser Lim Dong-won...
Seoul, Korea - Republic of
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM AND TOP ADVISOR ATTEND A NEWS CONFERENCE IN
SEOUL.
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung (L) attends a news conference with
his top adviser Lim Dong-won at the presidential Blue House in Seoul
February 14, 2003. Kim Dae-jung apologised to the country on Friday
over a scandal involving large transfers of cash to North Korea, saying
the actions were taken to promote "peace and the national interest".
REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

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KOREA NORTH PRESIDENT
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February 14, 2003
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung speaks at a news conference at the
presidential Blue House in Seoul...
Seoul, Korea - Republic of
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM SPEAKS AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN SEOUL.
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung speaks at a news conference at the
presidential Blue House in Seoul February 14, 2003. Kim Dae-jung
apologised to the country on Friday over a scandal involving large
transfers of cash to North Korea, saying the actions were taken to
promote "peace and the national interest". REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

LJW/JD
KOREA NORTH PRESIDENT
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February 14, 2003
South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung closes his eyes during a news
conference at the presidential Blue...
Seoul, Korea - Republic of
SOUTH KOREA'S PRESIDENT KIM CLOSES HIS EYES DURING A NEWS CONFERENCE IN
SEOUL.
South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung closes his eyes during a news
conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul February 14, 2003.
Kim Dae-jung apologised to the country on Friday over a scandal
involving large transfers of cash to North Korea, saying the actions
were taken to promote "peace and the national interest". REUTERS/Lee
Jae-Won

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APEC
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October 27, 2002
Chinese President Jiang Zemin (L) and South Korean President Kim Dae Jung
hold talks on the final day...
Los Cabos, Mexico
CHINESE PRESIDENT JIANG AND SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM.
Chinese President Jiang Zemin (L) and South Korean President Kim Dae Jung
hold talks on the final day of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum
in Los Cabos, Mexico, October 27, 2002. Pacific Rim leaders on Sunday
endorsed the elimination of agricultural export subsidies, putting pressure
on the European Union in the world trade talks, and called for the
conclusion of global trade talks by 2005. REUTERS/Claudia Dau

SV/ME
APEC SUMMIT MEXICO
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October 27, 2002
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (L), South Korea President
Kim Dae Jung (C) and China's President...
Los Cabos, Mexico
CHINA JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREAN LEADERS AT APEC GROUP PHOTO IN LOS CABOS.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (L), South Korea President
Kim Dae Jung (C) and China's President Jiang Zemin attend a group photo
session at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Los
Cabos, Mexico, October 27, 2002. Senior leaders from 21 nations are
gathering here for the 10th APEC summit October 26-27. REUTERS/Jorge
Silva

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KOREA PRESIDENT
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June 06, 2002
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung drops incense into a smoking urn to
honour those who died in the...
Seoul, Korea - Republic of
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM DAE-JUNG DROPS INCENSE INTO A SMOKING BURN
IN SEOUL.
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung drops incense into a smoking urn to
honour those who died in the 1950-53 Korean War at the National
Cemetary in Seoul June 6, 2002. President Kim said on Thursday, which
marks the Korea's 47th Memorial Day, that the country surprised the
world with an electrifying World Cup opening ceremony and the nation's
first victory over Poland in its 15th attempt in soccer's premier
tournament. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon

KKH/PB
SPORT SOCCER WORLD
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May 31, 2002
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (R) raises his hand with
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung...
Seoul, Korea - Republic of
JAPAN PRIME MINISTER JOINS SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT PRIOR TO OPENING
WORLD CUP MATCH IN SEOUL.
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (R) raises his hand with
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung prior the start of the World Cup
Finals opening match between France and Senegal in Seoul, May 31, 2002.
Defending world champions France are competing in Group A against
Senegal, Uruguay, and Denmark. Japan and Korea are co-hosting the
first-ever Asian World Cup Finals. REUTERS/Jason Reed

RCS/JP
BUSH KOREA USA
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February 20, 2002
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung listens as U.S. President George W.
Bush shares a toast during a...
Seoul, Korea - Republic of
US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH JOINS KOREA PRESIDENT KIM FOR TOAST.
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung listens as U.S. President George W.
Bush shares a toast during a reception at the Blue House in Korea,
February 20, 2002. President Bush declared North Korea as part of an
"axis of evil" during his January 29 State of the Union address and his
remark has cast a shadow over South Korean President Kim and provoked
an angry verbal response from the government in Pyongyang.
REUTERS/Larry Downing

LSD/RCS
APEC
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October 19, 2001
Chinese President Jiang Zemin (R) welcomes his South Korean counterpart
Kim Dae-jung for a bilateral...
Shanghai, China - Peoples Republic of
CHINESE PRESIDENT JIANG GREETS SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM DAE-JUNG IN
SHANGHAI.
Chinese President Jiang Zemin (R) welcomes his South Korean counterpart
Kim Dae-jung for a bilateral meeting in Shanghai, 19 October 2001,
during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. REUTERS/Goh
Chai Hin/Pool

PB
KOREA JAPAN
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October 15, 2001
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung (R) gestures to Japanese Prime
Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the...
Seoul, Korea - Republic of
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT MEETS JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER IN SEOUL.
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung (R) gestures to Japanese Prime
Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the presidential Blue House in Seoul
October 15, 2001. Koizumi arrived in Seoul on Monday for a one-day
fence-mending visit as he faces mounting anger in Japan's neighbour and
former colony. REUTERS/Lee Jae-won

LJW/RCS
KOREA KIM
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January 11, 2001
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung speaks at a new year news conference at the presidential Blue House...
Seoul, Korea - Republic of
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM DAE-JUNG SPEAKS AT A NEW YEAR NEWS CONFERENCE IN SEOUL.
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung speaks at a new year news conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul January 11, 2001. Kim said he would push forth with relations with North Korea this year and spearhead economic reforms at home with changes in the public sector.

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ASIA EUROPE
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October 21, 2000
French President Jacques Chirac (R) talks to South Korean President Kim Dae-jung at a press conference...
Seoul, Korea - Democratic peoples Republic of
FRANCE'S CHIRAC AND SOUTH KOREA'S KIM TALK AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN SEOUL.
French President Jacques Chirac (R) talks to South Korean President Kim Dae-jung at a press conference following the closing ceremony of the Asia-Europe Meeting in Seoul October 21, 2000. European and Asian leaders wrapped up the summit on Saturday with a pledge to launch a new round of world trade talks as soon as possible.

PB/CC
KOREA
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June 13, 2000
South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung (L) poses with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during a photo session...
Pyongyang, North Korea
South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung (L) poses with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during a photo s.....
South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung (L) poses with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during a photo session at Baekhwawon State Guest House in Pyongyang June 13. The two Korean leaders are holding landmark summit talks June 13-15 in Pyongyang.
KOREA
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June 13, 2000
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) escorts South Korean President Kim Dae-jung as they walk through...
Pyongyang, North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) escorts South Korean President Kim Dae-jung as they walk through.....
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) escorts South Korean President Kim Dae-jung as they walk through Baekhwawon State Guest House June 13 in Pyongyang. The two Korean leaders drove to the guest house together along streets lined with thousands of North Koreans cheering the first summit between the two countries that are still technically at war. Behind the leaders is South Korea's first lady Lee Hee-ho.
KOREA/
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June 13, 2000
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) shakes hands with South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung as the latter...
Pyongyang, North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) shakes hands with South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung as the la.....
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) shakes hands with South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung as the latter arrives at Pyongyang's Sunan airport June 13, 2000. The two Korean leaders are holding summit talks June 13-15. REUTERS/Pool
KOREA
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June 13, 2000
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) welcomes South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung upon the latter's arrival...
Pyongyang, North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) welcomes South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung upon the latter's .....
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) welcomes South Korea's President Kim Dae-jung upon the latter's arrival at Sunan airport in Pyongyang June 13. The two Korean leaders are holding epic summit talks June 13-15.
KOREA NORTH SUMMIT
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June 15, 2000
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung is shown with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) during a farewell...
Pyongyang, Korea - Republic of
FILE PHOTO OF SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM WITH NORTH KOREAN LEADER KIM IN PYONGYANG.
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung is shown with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) during a farewell luncheon at Baekhwawon State Guest House in Pyongyang June 15, 2000. Kim won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his drive to improve ties with Stalinist North Korea and so defuse a final flashpoint of the Cold War. Kim and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il held an historic June summit in the North Korean capital Pyongyang.

ES/CC
KOREA NORTH SUMMIT
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June 14, 2000
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung raise their arms together...
Pyongyang, Korea
KIM JONG-IL AND KIM DAE-JUNG RAISE THEIR ARMS AT SIGNING OF AN AGREEMENT T IN PYONGYANG.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung raise their arms together at the signing of a joint agreement for cooperation upon concluding their talks in Pyongyang June 14. North and South Korea agreed to allow separated families to meet and repatriate political prisoners in a landmark agreement announced just after midnight on Thursday in Korea. Presidential spokesman Park Joon-young announced details of the agreement shortly after South Korean President Kim Dae-jung and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il signed the historic pact. Park said the two sides agreed to hold reunions of families ripped apart when the Korean War broke out a half century ago around August 15 - when both countries mark the liberation of Korea from Japanese occupation at the end of World War II.

ES
KOREA-NORTH/
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June 14, 2000
Side by side, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung look through...
Pyongyang, Korea
KIM JONG-IL AND KIM DAE-JUNG LOOK THROUGH SOUTH KOREAN NEWSPAPERS IN PYONGYANG.
Side by side, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung look through a South Korean newspapers reporting on their historical meetings and brought to the Baekhwawon State Guest House in Pyongyang June 14, 2000. The two Korean leaders have successfully concluded the summit, and for the first time, the Korean people can see a bright future as a dawn of hope for reconciliation, cooperation and unification is breaking, the South Korean president said. REUTERS/Pool

ES
KOREA NORTH SUMMIT
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June 14, 2000
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung click glasses in a toast...
Pyongyang, Korea - Republic of
KIM JONG-IL TOASTS WITH KIM DAE-JUNG AT DINNER IN PYONGYANG.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung click glasses in a toast at a dinner hosted by the latter in Pyongyang June 14. The two Korean leaders have successfully concluded the summit, and for the first time, the Korean people can see a bright future as a dawn of hope for reconciliation, cooperation and unification is breaking, the South Korean president said.

ES/PB
KOREA NORTH SUMMIT
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June 14, 2000
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) speaks with South Korean President Kim Dae-jung as they meet for...
Pyongyang, Korea - Republic of
KIM JONG-IL SPEAKS WITH KIM DAE-JUNG AS THEY MEET FOR A SECOND ROUND OF TALKS IN PYONGYANG.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (L) speaks with South Korean President Kim Dae-jung as they meet for a second round of talks at Baekhwawon State Guest House in Pyongyang June 14. "The world is closely watching us. Why President Kim came to North Korea and why I accepted must be a question mark," the North Korean leader said on Tuesday, adding, "we have to give the answer to this question during the two nights and three days.

ES/APS
KOREA NORTH SUMMIT
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June 13, 2000
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung attend a welcoming ceremony...
Pyongyang, Korea - Republic of
KIM JONG-IL AND KIM DAE-JUNG ATTEND WELCOMING CEREMONY IN PYONGYANG.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung attend a welcoming ceremony upon the latter's arrival at Sunan airport outside Pyongyang June 13. Kim Jong-il made a rare public appearance, welcoming his southern counterpart in person, in what is believed to be the first visit by a foreign head of state since his ascension to power following the death in 1994 of his father, North Korea's first and "eternal" president, Kim Il-sung.

ES/PB
KOREA-NORTH/
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June 13, 2000
The motorcade of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung drives through...
Pyongyang, Korea - Republic of
MOTORCADE OF NORTH AND SOUTH KOREAN LEADERS DRIVES THROUGH TRIUMPH GATE IN PYONGYANG.
The motorcade of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung drives through the Gate of Triumph as tens of thousands of North Koreans wave artificial flowers and cheer June 13, 2000 in Pyongyang. People lined the streets on the 25km drive from the airport to Baekhwawon State Guest House where the meetings are taking place and also where Kim Dae-jung will be staying. REUTERS/Pool

ES/PB
KOREA NORTH SUMMIT
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June 13, 2000
A Lincoln Continental limousine, partially hidden behind the Mercedes in front, carries the two Korean...
Pyongyang, Korea - Republic of
A LINCOLN CONTINENTAL WITH TWO KOREAN LEADERS DRIVES THROUGH PYONGYANG STREETS IN A MOTORCADE.
A Lincoln Continental limousine, partially hidden behind the Mercedes in front, carries the two Korean leaders, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, as it drives in a motorcade through the streets of Pyongyang where an estimated one million people gathered to cheer on the entourage June 13. The car is thought to have belonged to Kim Jong-il's late father, Kim Il-sung.

ES/PB
KIM
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December 10, 2000
South Korea's President Kim Dae-Jung delivers his speech during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo...
Oslo, Norway
South Korea's President Kim Dae-Jung delivers his speech during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Os.....
South Korea's President Kim Dae-Jung delivers his speech during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo December 10, 2000. Kim won the Nobel Peace Prize for his drive to improve ties with Stalinist North Korea and so defuse a final flashpoint of the Cold War.[ Kim and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il held an historic June summit in the North Korean capital Pyongyang. ]
NORWAY-NOBEL/
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December 10, 2000
South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung (R) receives the Nobel Peace Prize from Chairman of the Norwegian...
Oslo, Norway
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM DAE JUNG RECEIVES THE NOBEL PICE PRIZE IN OSLO.
South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung (R) receives the Nobel Peace Prize from Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Gunnar Berge during the ceremony in Oslo December 10, 2000. Kim won the Nobel Peace Prize for his drive to improve ties with Stalinist North Korea and so defuse a final flashpoint of the Cold War. Kim and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il held an historic June summit in the North Korean capital Pyongyang. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

RKR/CLH/
APEC
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September 12, 1999
Korean President Kim Dae-jung receives a "hongi", a traditional Maori welcome which requires the pressing...
Auckland, New Zealand
Korean President Kim Dae-jung receives a "hongi", a traditional Maori welcome which requires the pre.....
Korean President Kim Dae-jung receives a "hongi", a traditional Maori welcome which requires the pressing of noses, from Maori tribal elder Sir Hugh Kawharu at the official welcoming ceremony for APEC leaders in Auckland September 12. Leaders from 21 economies in the the Asia-Pacific region meet annually for the two day event.
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KOREA-BRITAIN/
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April 19, 1999
Queen Elizabeth of Britain inspects a guard of honour with South Korean President Kim Dae-jung after...
Seoul, Korea
QUEEN ELIZABETH INSPECTS GUARD OF HONOUR WITH KIM IN SEOUL.
Queen Elizabeth of Britain inspects a guard of honour with South Korean President Kim Dae-jung after her arrival in Seoul April 19, 1999. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the re-establishment of British-Korean diplomatic ties in 1949 following the end of Japan's colonial rule of the peninsula between 1910-1945. REUTERS/Pool

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October 07, 1998
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung salutes in front of the national flags of his country and Japan while...
Japan
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM SALUTES BEFORE NATIONAL FLAGS IN TOKYO.
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung salutes in front of the national flags of his country and Japan while reviewing the guard of honour at a welcoming ceremony at Akasaka state guesthouse in Tokyo October 7. Kim is in Japan on a four-day visit.

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October 01, 1998
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung (R, in limo) salutes troops during an honour guard review on the...
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT REVIEWS TROOPS IN SEOUL.
South Korean President Kim Dae-jung (R, in limo) salutes troops during an honour guard review on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Korea's armed forces in Seoul October 1. During a speech at the ceremony, Kim renewed his call for bilateral talks with rival North Korea but said Seoul must strengthen defence cooperation with the United States and Japan. He also said "should there be an invasion, we will thoroughly smash it in the initial stage.

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April 03, 1998
Korean President Mr Kim Dae-jung and his wife arrive for the start of the Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM)...
United Kingdom
KOREAN PRESIDENT KIM AND HIS WIFE ARRIVE AT THE ASEM
Korean President Mr Kim Dae-jung and his wife arrive for the start of the Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) April 3. The three day meeting is likely to be dominated on how the Asian economic crisis is being handled.

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DAE JUNG
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February 25, 1998
New South Korean President Kim Dae-jung waves to cheering crowds atop his presidential limousine in a...
New South Korean President Kim Dae-jung waves to cheering crowds atop his presidential limousine in .....
New South Korean President Kim Dae-jung waves to cheering crowds atop his presidential limousine in a parade following his inauguration ceremony in Seoul February 25. Kim has promised reconciliation rather than revenge, and analysts said they believe the seriousness of the country's economic crisis would help him keep that promise.
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February 25, 1998
Kim Dae-jung raises his hand as he takes the oath to become the new President of South Korea on the grounds...
South Korea
Kim Dae-jung is sworn in during inaguration in Seoul
Kim Dae-jung raises his hand as he takes the oath to become the new President of South Korea on the grounds of the National Assembly in Seoul February 25. Kim is the first opposition leader to be elected president in the history of Korea.

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KOREA POLITICS
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September 29, 1987
Opposition leaders Kim Young-sam (L) and Kim Dae-jung met in a Seoul restaurant September 29, 1987, but...
Seoul, United Kingdom
Opposition leaders Kim Young-sam and Kim Dae-jung met in a Seoul restaurant
Opposition leaders Kim Young-sam (L) and Kim Dae-jung met in a Seoul restaurant September 29, 1987, but failed to decide which of them should run for president in December's direct elections. The two Kims had agreed to make the decision by the end of this month. REUTERS/Yun Suk Bong BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
KOREA POLITICS
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August 03, 1989
South Korean opposition leader Kim Dae-jung emerges early August 3, 1989 looking tired and solemn after...
Seoul, South Korea
South Korean opposition leader Kim Dae-jung emerges looking tired and solemn after undergoing 22 hours...
South Korean opposition leader Kim Dae-jung emerges early August 3, 1989 looking tired and solemn after undergoing 22 hours of questioning by security authorities. Kim had been detained as part of a probe into a party colleague's alleged spying for North Korea. REUTERS/Yun Suk Bong BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
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September 09, 1987
South Korea's opposition leader Kim Dae-jung and his wife wave at tens of thousands of supporters ardently...
MOKPO, South Korea
South Korea's opposition leader Kim Dae-jung and his wife wave at tens of thousands of supporters ardently...
South Korea's opposition leader Kim Dae-jung and his wife wave at tens of thousands of supporters ardently welcoming him during the visit to his hometown of Mokpo September 9, 1987. REUTERS/Yun Suk Bong BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
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August 18, 2009
Former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung pauses after addressing the National Press Club during his...
Washington, UNITED STATES
File photo of former South Korean President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kim Dae Jung after addressing...
Former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung pauses after addressing the National Press Club during his last visit to Washington, DC, in this file photo taken on September 18, 2007. Former President Kim, a giant in South Korea's shift to democracy who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to forge a reconciliation with the prickly communist North, died on Tuesday at the age of 85.
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