US ready to renew nuclear talks with North Korea

U.S. 08/23/19, 08:05

The Trump administration is ready to resume nuclear talks with North Korea, said the U.S. special envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun on Wednesday, Aug. 21. This message came a day after the U.S. and South Korean militaries completed their routine ...

US Defense Secretary Esper meets South Korean leaders

U.S. 08/09/19, 15:09

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper arrived in South Korea Thursday for his two-day trip to Seoul. On Friday Esper met South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo for talks on the military alliance between the two countries. The U.S. defense chief was also ...

Historic moment: Trump says an honor to cross into North Korea

U.S. 06/30/19, 02:08

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Asia. (all times local): 4:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is calling it a "great honor" to have become the first American president to cross the Korean Demilitarized Zone into North Korea. Trump tells reporters as ...

South Korea donates 55,000 tons of rice to North Korea

Trending 06/20/19, 16:34

The South Korean government announced on Wednesday that it is going to dispatch over 55,000 U.S. tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program (WFP). This will be South Korea’s biggest food contribution to North Korea since 2008 ...

7 dead, 21 missing after SKorean tour boat sinks in Hungary

Europe 05/30/19, 04:25

Rescue workers scoured the Danube River in downtown Budapest Thursday for 21 people missing after a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists sank in a matter of seconds after colliding with a larger cruise ship during an evening downpour. Seven people ...

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 ...

Eric Talmadge, ‘s North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

World 05/16/19, 07:47

Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died. He was 57.Talmadge died this week in Japan after suffering a heart attack while ...

SKorean military: NKorea’s latest launches were missiles

World 05/09/19, 22:40

A South Korean military official says the two projectiles North Korea flew across its country toward the sea on Thursday were evaluated as short-range missiles.The official said Friday that the U.S. and South Korean militaries share the assessment and are ...

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