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Trump-Kim Summit: History made as both leader convened in Singapore

News Analysis | After a year of threats, name calling and hostile statements, Donald Trump and Kim Jong unmade history by being the first sitting...

Warm words from North Korea on Cold War frontier

AFP | On the world's last Cold War frontier, where troops have long faced off at the truce village that divides the two Koreas, propaganda...

N. Korea media herald Kim’s Singapore stroll

AFP | North Korea's state media lauded Singapore Tuesday as they highlighted Kim Jong Un's visit to some of its top tourist attractions. A few hours...

Who’s getting this? North Korea’s summit bill

AFP | North Korea has a habit of making others pick up its overseas travel tabs, and experts say either Singapore or South Korea is...

China’s ZTE vows to clean up its act following US deal

AFP | China's ZTE has pledged to dish out internal punishments and address flaws in its corporate culture after Washington and Beijing reached a deal...

China’s gateway to N. Korea pins hopes on Kim-Trump summit

AFP | After a sanctions-driven hiatus, dozens of North Korean women are again cutting cloth, pedalling sewing machines and manning production lines at a garment...

N. Korea’s Kim turns from threats to hugs in diplomatic drive

AFP | From threats of war to brotherly hugs, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has emerged as a skilled diplomat with the unexpected assistance...

First Trump-Kim meeting scheduled for June 12

AFP | The White House said on Monday that the first meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take...

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in Pyongyang: KCNA

AFP | Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Pyongyang Thursday, North Korea's state media said, ahead of a landmark summit between Donald Trump and...

Japan weighs minister-level talks with North Korea: reports

AFP | Japan is weighing high-level, direct talks with North Korea, potentially an August meeting between the two countries' foreign ministers, local media said Wednesday. The...

Trump, Abe say ‘imperative’ to dismantle N. Korean weapons

AFP | President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday that it is "imperative" to completely dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons and...

Korean War hero doubtful of Trump-Kim peace prospects

AFP | As a decorated war hero who once took out three machine gun nests with nothing but grenades, Choi Deuk-soo knows first hand what...

Trump and Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

AFP | Plans for a landmark summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un are moving "very nicely", US President Donald Trump said Sunday, as the...

Kim and Moon’s surprise meet up breathes air into dying Singapore...

News Analysis | Without any prior announcement or planning, leaders of both Koreas Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in, met in the demilitarized zone to...

White House has deal to lift sanctions on China’s ZTE

AFP | US President Donald Trump said Friday he had reached a deal to keep Chinese telecoms giant ZTE running, rolling back some penalties in...

South Korea welcomes prospect of ‘reignited’ US-North Korea talks

AFP | South Korea on Saturday welcomed the renewed prospect of a summit between the United States and North Korea after President Trump cancelled talks...

North Korea summit could still happen: Trump

AFP | One day after abruptly pulling the plug on a high-stakes summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Friday the meeting with...

The rising tensions between China, US

AFP | President Donald Trump has often bragged of his friendship with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, but recent events point to growing stresses between...

Summit off but Trump-Kim-Moon coin still available

AFP | US President Donald Trump may have called off his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un but you can still order the commemorative...

North Korea still open to US talks despite Trump summit cancellation

AFP | North Korea said Friday it was still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a summit between the...

The nuclear test site North Korea plans to destroy

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's promise to dismantle his country's only known nuclear test site has shone the spotlight on the secretive...

Trump skeptical about his meeting with Kim Jong Un

News Analysis | Last week, the United States and South Korea were flabbergasted over North Korea’s sudden change of attitude over joint military drills between...

Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

AFP | Donald Trump holds a high-stakes meeting with South Korea's president at the White House Tuesday, talks that could decide whether the US president's...

Historic Summit in jeopardy as Kim threatens to cancel his meeting...

News Analysis | Just 15 hours after North Korea proposed a high-level meeting between delegates from both Koreas to map out the further proceedings toward...

Uncategorized Israel seeks Russian help in Syria. Will Russia oblige?

M K Bhadrakumar | After threatening Moscow that if it went ahead with plans to strengthen Syria’s missile defence systems, Israel will destroy them on...

North Korea threatens to cancel US summit

AFP | North Korea threatened Wednesday to cancel the forthcoming summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump if Washington seeks to push...

Dismantling of N. Korea nuclear site ‘well under way’: US monitor

AFP | Satellite photos indicate North Korea has begun dismantling its nuclear test site ahead of a historic summit between leader Kim Jong Un and...

N. Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons: top defector

AFP | North Korea will never completely give up its nuclear weapons, a top defector said ahead of leader Kim Jong Un's landmark summit with...

Marx and American leftists are wrong about inequity

Jacob G Hornberger | Not surprisingly, the American left are among those in the world who are honoring the 200th birthday of Karl Marx, the...

China concerned over its depleting influence on North Korea

News Analysis | As North Korea precedes with its audacious, by its own standards, diplomatic moves, China feels that it is a deliberate move on...

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