China eases economic pressure on North Korea, undercutting the Trump admin

China eases economic pressure on North Korea, undercutting the Trump admin. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hold a signing ceremony at the conclusion of their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of … Read More

‘India is the biggest, most influential, growing democracy… China can never disregard you’

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South Korea Ambassador to India Shin Bongkil says he is “cautiously optimistic” about North Korea’s denuclearisation promise, hopes for gradual integration of the two Korean nations, believes PM Modi’s pledge to make India a $5 trillion economy is not just … Read More

How Japan Might Lose Out in the Korea Talks

President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan at the White House on June 7. Japan could be left vulnerable depending on the substance of Mr. Trump’s meeting with North Korea about denuclearization.CreditAndrew Harnik/Associated Press TOKYO — Even if … Read More

US delegation travels to North Korea for potential summit preparation

Washington (CNN)A US delegation arrived in North Korea on Sunday for preparatory talks ahead of a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump said on Sunday. “Our United States team has arrived in North Korea … Read More

White House pulls out of summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

President Trump on Thursday canceled the highly anticipated summit with North Korea that had been set for next month, calling the talks “inappropriate” following the “hostility” displayed in the latest comments from dictator Kim Jong Un. The move to pull … Read More

Trump is winning and heads are spinning as North Korea talks get off to a running start

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President Donald Trump might just pull out a win on North Korea.AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais –President Donald Trump has emerged from a year on the brink of nuclear war with North Korea with a prospective peace deal. –China and Japan … Read More

South Korea to offer economic and political sweeteners if North Korea allows in nuclear inspectors

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Other demands to be made by Seoul at Korean leaders summit include freeze on Pyongyang’s missile programme, says South Korean government security adviser. South Korea will demand the North freezes its missile programme, disclose its nuclear capacity and allow in … Read More

Bolton meets S Korean, Japanese national security advisers

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser held talks Thursday with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts, as the U.S. gears up for an unprecedented summit with North Korea. Bolton met with Chung Eui-yong, the South Korean official who … Read More

North Korea wants summit with Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump in capital Pyongyang, CNN reports

Ulan Bator, the Mongolian capital, has been also floated as a possible location of the summit. North Korea is hoping to hold the planned summit between its leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in Pyongyang, CNN reported, citing … Read More

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