Trump and Kim will meet at the border, Moon says

Asia & Pacific 06/29/19, 23:52

President Donald Trump will meet Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone separating the North and South, a day after he issued an unprecedented invitation and expressed willingness to cross the border for what would be a history-making photo op. South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced that ...

Update: SKorea mobilizes efforts to help Hungary rescue

Europe 05/29/19, 20:00

The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local):3 a.m. ThursdaySouth Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered officials to mobilize all available efforts to support rescue work in cooperation with the Hungarian government after a boat with South ...

Key moments in Kim Jong Un’s diplomatic charm offensive

Asia & Pacific 04/24/19, 04:04

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week expands a diplomatic charm offensive that has included meetings with leaders from China, South Korea and the United States. Some key moments: Jan. 1, 2018: In his New Year's address, Kim calls for improved relations with South ...

Nations express solidarity with France after Notre Dame fire

Europe 04/16/19, 03:17

Nations are expressing solidarity with France after the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral and offering help for the recovery. Monday's fire collapsed the spire and burned through the roof of the 12th-century landmark, sparking outpourings of grief. President Donald Trump called the cathedral "one of the great treasures of the ...

South Korean president calls for 4th summit with Kim Jong Un

Asia & Pacific 04/15/19, 03:51

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday he's ready for a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to help salvage faltering nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang. Moon's comments came after Kim issued his harshest criticism yet over South Korea's diplomatic role last week, accusing Seoul of acting ...

Kim Jong Un says he’s open to another summit with Trump

Politics 04/12/19, 20:29

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he is open to a third summit with President Donald Trump, but set the year's end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to salvage the high-stakes nuclear diplomacy, the state-run media said Saturday. Kim made the comments ...

Trump wants to keep N.Korea sanctions, won’t rule out summit

Politics 04/12/19, 08:03

President Donald Trump says the U.S. wants to keep economic sanctions in place to pressure North Korea to give up nuclear weapons, but isn't ruling out a third summit with Kim Jong Un or taking steps to ease food or other shortages in the repressive nation. "We want sanctions to remain ...

Update: Trump says Barr correct about spying on campaign

Politics 04/11/19, 12:08

The Latest on Attorney General William Barr, Congress and the Russia probe (all times local): 1:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he believes Attorney General William Barr was correct in saying that spying did occur on Trump's 2106 presidential campaign. Attorney General William Barr reacts as he appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee ...

Update: Trump wants North Korea sanctions to remain

Asia & Pacific 04/11/19, 12:06

The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 12:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. wants to see sanctions against North Korea continue for now. President Donald Trump walks with South Korean President Moon Jae-In to the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, ...

Trump, South Korea’s leader mull next step in nuclear talks

Politics 04/11/19, 11:20

President Donald Trump's meeting Thursday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in comes amid uncertainty over whether the leader of North Korea is considering backing out of nuclear negotiations or restarting nuclear and missile tests. It is Moon's first meeting with Trump since his unsuccessful summit with Kim Jong Un in Hanoi. ...

S. Korean leader to meet with Trump in US on nuke diplomacy

Politics 03/28/19, 21:33

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will travel to the United States in two weeks for a summit with President Donald Trump on stalemated North Korean nuclear diplomacy. It would be their first meeting since Trump's second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam last month. Their talks collapsed ...

Concern raised over S.Korean treatment of Bloomberg reporter

Asia & Pacific 03/19/19, 03:22

International journalists' organizations are criticizing South Korea's press freedoms after the country's ruling party singled out a Bloomberg reporter with South Korean nationality over what it claimed was a "borderline traitorous" article insulting President Moon Jae-in, resulting in threats to the reporter's safety. The Democratic Party said Tuesday that it has ...

South Korea proposes clear-air project with China

Asia & Pacific 03/05/19, 22:11

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has proposed a joint project with China to use artificial rain to clean the air in Seoul, where an acute increase in pollution has caused alarm.Moon also on Wednesday instructed government officials to quicken the retirement of old coal-burning power plants.Seoul has been struggling to ...

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