Two Koreas: History at a glance

Al Jazeera

A brief history of how North and South Korea got to where they are today.

27 Apr 2017 13:00 GMT | North Korea, South Korea, Asia Pacific, Infographic

The Korean Peninsula, located between the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea, has seen heightened tensions in recent months as US President Donald Trump has threatened to act against North Korea’s continued missile tests.

After the defeat of the Japanese empire in World War II, Korea was split into two spheres. The Soviet Union controlled the territory in the north and the US controlled the south. Tiếp tục đọc “Two Koreas: History at a glance”