Interview: Czech PM praises Trump ahead of meeting

Europe 03/05/19, 11:47

Ahead of his meeting with Donald Trump, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is praising the U.S. president for trying to reach a North Korea nuclear disarmament peacefully. Babis, who is meeting Trump in the White House Thursday, says talking to a dictator is a better option than a military conflict. Babis told ...

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un boards train to summit

Asia & Pacific 02/23/19, 23:09

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un was on a train Sunday to Vietnam for his second summit with President Donald Trump, state media confirmed. Kim was accompanied by Kim Yong Chol, who has been a key negotiator in talks with the U.S., and Kim Yo Jong, the leader's sister, the North's ...

South hopeful, wary, but nuke talks crucial for Korean ties

Asia & Pacific 02/07/19, 19:56

South Koreans, always deeply divided over how best to deal with their often-belligerent northern neighbor, are reacting with both hope and wariness to President Donald Trump's announcement that he will hold a second nuclear disarmament summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. But for liberal South Korean President Moon Jae-in, ...

Costa Rica ex-leader Oscar Arias accused of sexual assault

America 02/05/19, 14:13

Costa Rican former President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Oscar Arias was enveloped in scandal Tuesday after a sexual assault complaint was brought against him by a nuclear disarmament activist.Arias denied the allegation, saying he has never acted against the will of any woman and has fought for gender equality ...

Korean border troops verify removal of each other’s posts

Asia & Pacific 12/12/18, 03:37

Dozens of North and South Korean soldiers crossed over the world's most heavily armed border Wednesday as they inspected the sites of their rival's front-line guard posts to verify they'd been removed, part of inter-Korean engagement efforts that come amid stalled U.S.-North Korea nuclear disarmament talks.Soldiers from the two Koreas ...

US envoy confidant about achieving N. Korea denuclearization

Politics 10/28/18, 23:28

The top U.S. envoy for North Korea has expressed confidence about achieving North Korea's nuclear disarmament. There are worries about the slow pace of nuclear diplomacy since U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's fourth trip to Pyongyang earlier this month. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, right, shakes hands with U.S. special ...

SKorea approves NKorea deals amid conservative opposition

World 10/23/18, 05:54

The government of South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday formally approved the rapprochement deals he made with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month.The step is largely seen as an effort by Moon to show he's determined to carry out the deals despite growing skepticism about whether his ...

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